Google names Cary as eCity for online business
Posted August 20, 2013
Cary, N.C. — Google has named Cary to its eCity list for 2013 for having the strongest online business community in the state.
Cary is now in the ranking for America’s leading cities in the digital economy.
Google and independent research firm Ipos evaluated the likelihood of small business to have a website, social network utilization, blogs and other factors in determining the lead city in each state.
Scott Levitan, director of Small Business Engagement at Google, said other cities can look to Cary’s growth in e-commerce as an example.
“Google is proud to recognize this growing entrepreneurial spirit and the role it plays in creating jobs and sustaining local economies,” he said.
Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht Jr. said, “Cary has a long history of embracing technology as a way to provide opportunities and solutions that are cost-effective and sensible, and we appreciate Google’s recognition of our accomplishments.”