Big Stone Gap – Mountain Empire Community College’s Small Business Development Center will host two upcoming free workshops for small businesses on search engine optimization (SEO). “Climbing MT Google” will be held Tuesday, March 21 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Pioneer Center in Duffield. A second session will be offered on Monday, April 3 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Bridge Meeting Room in Gate City. The workshops are designed to increase participant’s understanding of what SEO is and why it is important; how modern consumers find businesses and spend money; and how to improve your SEO and web page rankings. Seating is limited to the first ten businesses to register. To register, visit http://smallbizmedia.net/area-workshop-and-event-registration or call MECC’s Small Business Development Center at 276.523.2400 ext. 328.