Announcement June 4: Region joins ShopHERE; offers no-cost option for businesses to create digital presence.
ShopHERE provides independent businesses and artists an opportunity to develop an online store, free of charge, with specific branding, messaging, digital marketing, shipping and inventory management.
Initiated by Digital Main Street and the City of Toronto, this service is provided in collaboration with Google, Shopify, Mastercard and Microsoft; with support from marketing and business students.
Visit digitalmainstreet.ca/shophere to learn more.
The Region is working with the Durham Economic Task Force, all eight area municipalities, Business Improvement Areas (BIAs), Business Advisory Centre Durham (BACD), all Durham Chambers and Boards of Trade, Durham College, Ontario Tech University, and Trent University Durham GTA to support the delivery of the program to eligible area businesses.
This group is also collaborating to arrange and deliver additional digital and eCommerce support services, which are expected to be announced in the coming days and weeks.
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Below, are links to webinars created by a Shopify employee on how businesses can quickly create an online stores:
Geekspeak Webinar On-Demand: Start Selling Online: Shifting from Brick & Mortar to eCommerce
Geekspeak - Ecommerce Listing/Optimization/Product Photography Specialists
Geekspeak Commerce is a Durham-based eCommerce services agency focused on helping our clients sell more online, with services including Shopify store design and product descriptions; Amazon content such A+, product listings and PPC advertising; product photography; SEO-optimized product descriptions; translation and localization.
Gurus4You - Shopify Specialists
I offer Shopify website building, training calls, and 1-day online website building programs. As a side note, my clientele is primarily in the United States so my pricing is in USD so I offer Canadians 15% off to help with the exchange rate.
Oshawa, Ontario - Email
RDP Fulfillment Corporation - Ecommerce Fulfillment Specialists
Pickering, Ontario - 905-837-9394 ext. 224
From simple sales to complex systems, we are the leading company in Durham Region for online stores. Let us figure out the logistics and market to your customers! Full of the features you should expect from an online store, and some you can’t live without. Our E-commerce stores will boost your online sales and engage with your customers like never before.
AJ Creative is a Brand Strategy and Design studio specializing in helping entrepreneurs gain efficiency, revenue, and awareness in today's competitive online world. We have a unique approach that combines coaching, strategy, and design to get brands on the right track to confidently communicate their unique value and market without scarcity selling tactics. This process was custom designed by owner Alicia Jones after experiencing the challenges and overwhelm 9 out of 10 businesses face with effectively executing their goals and strategies. We don't just show you your potential, we help you take action so you can get on track and get growing!
Brand Ambition offers full support on the build or upgrade of your e-commerce website. In addition to web services, our team offers graphic design and photography services to make sure your product or service is showcased competitively. Hourly rates and full packages are available. Consultations and review of your existing site is FREE.
Citrus Media, founded in 1997, helps businesses brand, market and grow. We offer a full suite of services including, logo design and branding, WIX custom website development, WIX e-commerce store creation and management, video, photography, advertising and business consultation. Start a conversation and reach the owner directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
CMS Web Solutions
CMS Web Solutions provides custom accessible WordPress and WooCommerce. We offer secure, Canadian, green Lightning fast WordPress hosting.
Ajax, Ontario - Email
Kleurvision helps businesses reposition themselves for online and omnichannel sales by implementing ecommerce tools and strategies tailored to individual needs. We provide digital transformations that generate revenue and drive brand attention. Kleurvision has been a trusted Shopify Partner since 2014.