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DIGITAL MAIN STREET

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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Free structured video training, guidance, and support
FREE 60 min consultations and exclusive resources available

$770,000 to-Date in Funding Awarded to Local Hamilton and the Surrounding Area Businesses

600+ Business Assisted in Hamilton With Their Pursuit of Digital Transformation

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Digital Transformation Grant (DTG) Program 3.0 – Now Open

Sometimes best described as a “how-to” guide to help you grow your business, the Digital Transformation Grant program (DTG) provides businesses with a digital assessment of their current online presence, structured video training, guidance, and support. Through strategic partnerships, qualifying businesses also have the opportunity to apply for a $2500.00 grant to enable their digital transformation. Find all our DTG resources below.

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ShopHere powered by Google

Update: Program extended until March 2022.

Powered by Google and in partnership with Digital Main Street, the ShopHere program creates online stores for independent small businesses and artists at no cost. In addition, participants also receive 1:1 support from an e-Commerce Coordinator, support includes training in digital marketing, shipping, and inventory management, and gain free access to benefits and tools from partners.

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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 to learn more.

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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 digitalmainstreet@hamilton.ca.

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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 3-5 business days to complete.

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