March 29, 2011 18:30 ET

"Canada Get Your Business Online" Small Business Initiative and Yola to Offer Free Website Creation Service to Canadian Small Businesses

Yola Offers Free, Quick and Easy Website Tools and Hosting to Canadian Small Business Users

TORONTO--(Marketwire - March 29, 2011) - Yola (, the award-winning website builder announced today that it was selected by the "Canada Get Your Business Online" ( small business initiative to offer free website creation and hosting services to Canadian businesses and users. The Canada program is designed to help small businesses establish an online presence, with website creation tools and free hosting, to grow their business and connect with customers. Yola offers easy-to-use tools for creating a professional website fast, with no technical knowledge needed.

"One of the most intimidating steps to growing an online presence is the perceived complexity of moving to the web," said Chris O'Neill Managing Director, Google Canada. "We are glad to be working with as one of our partners of the Canada Get Your Business Online initiative to help provide simple tools to Canadian businesses looking to expand their presence online."

"As a small business website creation provider, we are excited to be part of the 'Canada Get Your Business Online' initiative," said Vinny Lingham, Founder and CEO of Yola. "A professional online presence is one of the best tools that a business can use to connect with their customers, promote their services and ultimately grow their business. By providing Yola to Canadian small businesses for free, we want to help everyone get past the online barrier to entry quickly and easily."

Through the initiative, Yola will offer users a website package, which includes all of the current free features, plus a one year domain name of their choice for free. Visit (English) or (French) for more information and to sign up for the service.

Yola is an award-winning website builder that makes it easy for small businesses, non-profits and everyday users to create a website, with no technical knowledge needed. Yola's professional templates enable small businesses to create an online presence with an easy-to-use and flexible website builder, and hosting package. Yola has over 5 million registered users, 4 million published sites and is localized and translated in six different languages -- English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. Founded in 2007, the company is headquartered in San Francisco, California and Cape Town, South Africa. For additional information, visit or call 415-227-0250.

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