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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
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Digital Main Street Services:

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Digital Transformation Grant Program

Sometimes best described as a “how to” guide and program 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 series, guidance, and advisory support. Through a partnership with FedDev Ontario and the Province of Ontario, qualifying businesses also have the opportunity to apply for a $2500.00 grant to enable the digital transformation they have identified their business requires after completing all program video training.

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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.

Sign up today! It’s a quick, easy, and no-cost way to get selling online right away.

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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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How to Get Started:

Digital Transformation Grant – How to Apply
Location Eligibility – What is a Main Street?