SOURCE: Grovo Learning Inc.

Grovo Learning Inc.

October 21, 2010 09:00 ET

Grovo Online Training Bridges the Great Internet Divide

New Start-Up Teaches People and Organizations How to Use the Best Websites

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 21, 2010) -  As websites and new applications become more advanced, there is a chasm growing between what people can do online, and what they know how to do. Grovo Learning, Inc., today launched a solution to bridge the Internet divide, Grovo.com, a video-based training site that teaches people how to use the best social media, ecommerce, and business productivity sites and apps. Grovo offers fun, easy-to-use 2-minute video lessons organized into 15-20 minute courses on such topics as Facebook, Amazon, and Internet Security.

Grovo offers free lessons for users of all skill-levels, from beginners who want to learn about online basics like searches and security, to savvy users looking to learn advanced features on sites like Facebook and GoDaddy, Mint and Quora. Lessons are displayed in Grovo's online learning platform, which allows users to easily take notes, bookmark lessons, share information with friends and track their progress.

"Grovo makes it easy to use the Internet," said Jeff Fernandez, co-founder and CEO of Grovo. "Whether you're an everyday consumer looking to get the most out of sites like Craigslist, or business owner looking to build your Web presence, track analytics and respond to customers online, Grovo helps you find what you need, learn it and use it. As the Internet evolves and more sites are developed, many users are finding themselves left behind and overwhelmed. With Grovo there is no confusion."

Grovo also provides an intuitive training platform for businesses to easily learn how to use and get value for their business from leading products such as TwitterGoogle Docs and Facebook Pages. Grovo's high-quality and engaging video content guides users through easy-to-understand steps, and helps them immediately take action.

Grovo's Business Jumpstart package guides users through the easiest ways to create and expand their business's Web presence, garner positive customer reviews and apply the best SEO and marketing practices. Courses on sites such as Yelp, Google Places, Dropbox and Google Analytics were created specifically with businesses in mind. Businesses can also use Grovo to train their staffs by assigning courses to employees, managing accounts and measuring progress, all from an easy-to-use interface.

"Using the Internet is no longer an option for businesses; it's a necessity. Companies that don't know how to find and implement right SEO strategy are losing money every day. We teach businesses the best SEO practices and tools. People on Twitter are literally asking for what products to buy. Grovo helps business owners respond. With Grovo, businesses now have a place to go to learn which products will help them and what to do next," says Fernandez.

To learn more, please visit us at www.grovo.com.

About Grovo:
Grovo.com is a free, customizable multimedia training platform that helps people use the best websites and online services. Grovo provides quick, fun videos that show people how to use today's leading websites and apps in just a few minutes. Courses are matched to users' interests and skills, and are played in Grovo's custom-built training platform. Training your organization is immediate with Grovo -- just assign courses to employees and colleagues and track progress. All Grovo courses are produced by Grovo's in-house production team and are constantly being updated in order to guarantee relevance for individuals and businesses alike. Grovo is a privately held company in New York, NY. For more information, please go to www.grovo.com.