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Digital Main Street (DMS) is a program offering a suite of services that helps small, main street businesses achieve digital transformation.

The program is built around an online learning platform, structured training programs and a Digital Service Squad, a team of highly trained recent graduates who help main street businesses grow and manage their business through the adoption of digital tools and technology.

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600 + Businesses Helped in Hamilton
FREE training and mentorship available

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Free Social Media Content Strategy

What do I even talk about when I’m trying to promote my business on social? If this sounds like you and you’re looking to: bring clarity to your social content strategy, hone in your voice and message, create social content pillars that you can create content around for years to come, and build authority in the niche you serve, we can help with our FREE, in-depth social media content strategy planning session. Get started today by booking a FREE consultation or email us at


Free 16-Point Social Media Audit

Are your social media profiles set up properly? Are you utilizing all the options available? Are you posting regularly? What about the branding of your profiles? Are they consistent with your website and other online properties? Find the answers to these questions and more with our FREE 16-point audit for your Facebook and Instagram profiles.

To get started simply email us your social handles and we’ll do the rest. Please allow 2-3 business days to complete.

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Digital Main Street Services:

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Digital Transformation Grant Program

Thank you for your interest in Digital Main Street and the Digital Transformation Grant program. The program has been able to provide over 3800 main street small businesses support with their digital expansion.

The portal is now closed as of December 31, 2021, however, the FREE digital assessment and all online training modules will continue to be an available resource for your business.

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Hamilton Digital Service Squad
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Digital Service Squad (DSS)

The Digital Main Street (DMS) Squad is a team of trained professionals with strong technology, digital marketing skills, and experience that businesses can access for free. Through the Digital Service Squad, businesses receive targeted support to get started, grow their digital presence, and grow their business. Watch the Digital Service Squad promo video.

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ShopHere powered by Google

Powered by Google and in partnership with Digital Main Street, the ShopHere program provides access to a volunteer website developer who will provide businesses and artists with over 17 hours of hands-on support to design and launch an e-commerce website using the Shopify platform.

It’s a quick, easy, and no-cost way to get selling online right away. Sign up today! Program end date is June 30, 2021.

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Future Proof

Future Proof is a program that assists businesses with identifying new markets, pivoting their business model, and developing and implementing a deep digital transformation plan.

With multiple program streams available, the Business Transformation Teams will provide specialized and in-depth digital transformation services and support that help existing main street firms adapt to changes in their respective sector.

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