Mrkt360 is proud to announce they are officially an approved vendor on Digital Main Street, a platform launched in 2014, to help independent businesses, and entrepreneurs adopt digital tools and establish an online presence.
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has made this platform especially valuable as businesses are in dire need of being found and discovered online. Digital Main Street launched the ShopHERE program, in response with the City of Toronto, to provide greater support to small businesses to quickly adapt to online platforms to survive. Mrkt360 is excited to contribute to this initiative, and help small businesses prosper through this tough time by helping them establish a successful online presence.
Digital Main Street has partnered with the Government of Canada and the Province of Ontario to launch the Digital Transformation Grant (DTG) program to assist businesses with their transition. The program will provide a grant of CAD$2500 to help small businesses obtain the technology, training and advisory support required to execute a digital transformation.
In order to be considered for the grant, a business has to fulfill several requirements such as:
(1) the business needs to be registered and operating in Ontario,
(2) the business owner must be a citizen or resident of Canada
(3) the business must not supply digital marketing services and most importantly
(4) completing the Digital Transformation for Main Street program, which includes an assessment, an eligibility test, online training and developing a digital transformation plan.
Following the steps of the application process is vital, as pre-qualification is essential for approval.
Upon receiving the grant, businesses can choose vendors, such as Mrkt360, to help with their online marketing. Mrkt360 is a Toronto, Ontario based digital marketing agency that specializes in marketing solutions through multiple advertising platforms (Google, Facebook, Youtube, and more). As a Google Premier Partner, Youtube Premier Partner, and Facebook Partner, Mrkt360 is able to bring a variety of skills and expertise to this program, with services ranging from curating ad campaigns to web design. Mrkt360 has experience helping small businesses from their humble beginnings to when they are publicly traded, while generating millions of customers for their clients. The goals and values of Digital Main Street and Mrkt360 are also aligned, as both companies prioritize developing and enhancing the digital community by helping businesses evolve through digital marketing efforts.
Grant approved businesses will have a unique opportunity to obtain the right expertise to develop efficient digital marketing strategies, which would ultimately lead to their exponential growth.
As a digital marketing vendor for Digital Main Street, Mrkt360 emphasizes their mission to help grant approved businesses grow, establish a voice online, and find success in the digital world. This collaboration will allow tremendous growth for small businesses across Ontario, thus, businesses that meet the requirements of the grant are encouraged to apply and begin their digital marketing journey. Interested in a free consultation to learn how Mrkt360 can help your business? You can book one here.
This PR has been co-written by Keegan Mcdougall.