Helping Main Street Grow

A free digital road map and support tool for main street businesses.

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What's Happening On Digital Main Street?

NEWS

November 8, 2016

West Queen West Launches Toronto’s First Neighbourhood e-Gift Card

Retailers are getting ready for the holiday season with e-gift cards. The WQW e-Gift Card provides shoppers with a more local alternative rather than a mall gift card or big box chains.
EVENT

November 1, 2016

Digital Marketing Boot Camp - December 15, 2016

Let us help you get ready to achieve your 2017 business goals! Learn how to expand your reach and engage new customers through digital marketing tools.
CASE STUDY

November 23, 2016

Peter Pan Bistro treads the line between Queen Street’s past and a digital future

“When I did my pop up and I talked about the idea of opening a restaurant for six months on the second floor of a bar with no storefront,” he says. “50 years ago people only knew you by walking by your store looking in your window and figuring out who you were –now you can be cooking out of a backyard fire pit or wherever you want to be and still get your voice out to a targeted group of people that are going to want to come.”

Benefits of Digital Main Street

Digital Assessment

By joining, main street businesses receive a free Digital Assessment that will identify the right digital tools and technologies that can help build their presence, tell their story and make money online.

Digital To-Do List

As part of the Digital Assessment, main street businesses receive a personalized to-do list with simple recommendations on how to reach their business goals.

Access To Digital Providers

With a click, Toronto main street businesses can access a list of digital product and service providers who can help them to improve their digital readiness whether it's setting up a social media plan or building their first mobile-friendly website.

Digital Service Squad

For participating neighbourhoods, main street businesses can get assistance in meeting their digital needs at little or no cost.

Education

Curated news, case studies and tools that help main street businesses answer important questions before making technology purchases.

Deals and Discounts

Main street businesses can access free trials, and exclusive deals and discounts from digital providers by signing-up.

Digital Providers

Digital Main Street connects main street businesses to the most innovative digital providers. Our team has selected trusted digital product and service providers for you to work with, who are offering the best deals exclusively when you sign-up.

Are you a digital provider interested in Digital Main Street?

Complete your free profile and reach your main street business audience.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for digital providers on the forefront of digital innovation and technology who can meet the needs of main street businesses.

What's in it for my company?

Set-up your profile and promote your products and services directly to main street businesses.

More Digital Main Street Features

Digital Main Street is supported by key features that assist main street businesses as they adopt digital tools, technologies and services.

Main street businesses can access free workshops and training on topics relevant to their learning needs.

A virtual retail tech incubator that helps build partnerships between startups and BIAs to pilot new technologies with main street businesses.

The DMS Squad is a highly-trained team of students and recent graduates that BIAs can access to provide to their business members.

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