There are several useful resources that Canadian business owners can use to help transition their business online. Small Business BC recently hosted a free webinar on how to get online using Shopify. This session will equip viewers with the basic skills needed to build a Shopify store in just three hours.
Other recommended resources include:
Digital Main Street: Digital Main Street offers a free assessment tool that highlights the steps businesses need to take to move online. They also offer a range of webinars, case studies, and tools.
Shopify – 90-day free trial: New users can take advantage of a 90-day free trial and set up a basic online store with Shopify. Gift cards and easy delivery options are built into each store, giving businesses several simple ways to service the COVID economy from the get-go.
Zoom: Connect remotely via video conference, phone, or chat with team members and customers either one-on-one or as a group via this popular software.
Moz Academy: Moz offers a crash course in search engine optimization (SEO) that equips users with the basics needed to grow their online presence and move up in Google search rankings.
Canva: This simple and intuitive, free graphic design tool allows users to easily create professional looking graphics for their website, social media and other marketing collateral.