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The internet helps New Orleans businesses and organizations create jobs, connect with consumers, and compete worldwide. IA’s Internet Community Crawls showcase the ways the internet drives economic growth and jobs in communities around the country. Watch what local businesses and their elected representatives had to say about the importance of the internet to their local economy in IA’s Connected video series.

Congressman Steve Scalise (R-LA) and representatives from Internet Association member companies traveled to New Orleans, LA to learn more about how small businesses use the internet to reach a national audience, expand their customer base, and increase sales. 

The internet really helped me create a platform where I could reach outside of New Orleans and also shine a light on how we were recovering from Hurricane Katrina.

Naomi Celestin, Owner of Restrung Jewelry