Digital Service Squad grant program

This program is focused on providing one-on-one assistance to small businesses in any region of Ontario. It includes training, advisory support, and a grant to support the Digital Service Squads across Ontario.

The Digital Main Street Squad is a team of trained students and/or recent graduates with strong Technology and Digital Marketing skills and experiences that BIAs can access to provide to their business members.

Through the Digital Main Street Squad businesses receive targeted support to get started, grow their digital presence and grow their business.

Digital Main Street provides: One-on-one assistance through the Digital Service Squad program to provide your business with free digital transformation consulting and support. This can include but is not limited to:

  • A digital assessment of your business’ digital literacy
  • Access to a free online video-based digital transformation training program
  • Website – review, updating, creation, best practices
  • Social Media – support, best practices, advertising, and more
  • Technology – support and guidance for the best options of technology tools to implement for your business
  • Miscellaneous Digital Transformation Support: loyalty programs, point of sale systems, ecommerce, back-end business operations support (i.e. setting up QuickBooks etc.)

We are fortunate to offer this service here in the Township of Laurentian Valley. 

This service is free and available to all businesses in LV. As this is a grant program, we are only able to offer this service for a limited time. 

Meet our Digital Service Squad member, Dan Laverdure! 

"I look forward to working with our local LV businesses by offering a plethora of digital enhancements and resources.

Whether that be the creation of a new website, a digital assessment and overhaul, or by updating your Google My Business listing including the uploading of 360 degree interior and exterior photos, I am here to help!

Regardless of your digital technology needs, I am here for you and look forward to working with you." 

How to get started: 

Book a consult with Dan to discuss your needs and explore options available to you. Alternatively you can email Dan at dlaverdure@lvtownship.caor call 613-735-6291.

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Funding source: 

Thank you to Digital Main Street for this opportunity. For more information, please refer to the following media release.