Extended 90-day free trial: Take the time you need to move your retail store online, or build a new online store. We’re offering a 90-day free trial for all new customers. If you’re currently on a 14-day trial, you can extend it to 90 days.
Shopify Academy – Free Shopify training to help you build and grow a profitable business. Topics include starting your online store, promoting it via social media, photography, and more.
Gift cards for all plans and customers: Give customers a way to support you now, while freeing up cash flow by offering gift cards. We’re making physical and digital gift cards available on all new and existing Shopify plans.
Facebook Small Business Grants Program: The social network will spend $100 million on grants to support over 30,000 small businesses in 30 countries.
Google G Suite: If your organization uses Google G Suite, you now have free access to advanced Hangouts Meet video-conferencing capabilities through July 1, 2020
Think With Google Canada: Insights. Ideas. Inspiration. Take your marketing further with Google. Think with Google.
Grow With Google – Free training, tools, and events to help you grow your skills, career, or business.
Google Primer – Bite-sized lessons to better your business. Google Primer is a free mobile app that offers quick, easy-to-understand lessons to help business owners and individuals grow skills and reach their goals.
Google My Business – Businesses affected by COVID-19: Guidance on updating info and temporary closures.
COVID-19: Ad credits for Google Ads Small and Medium-sized Businesses: Google wants to help alleviate some of the cost for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to stay in touch with their customers during this challenging time. That’s why they’re giving SMBs worldwide $340 million in ad credits, which can be used at any point until the end of 2020 across our Google Ads platforms. SMBs who have been active advertisers since the beginning of 2019 will see a credit notification appear in their Google Ads account in the coming months. This is part of a larger commitment from Google to support SMBs, health organizations and governments, and health workers on the frontline of this global pandemic.
Register as a new Canadian business seller between April 9th, 2020 and May 30th, 2020 and receive an all-in-one online business solution to get more out of the eBay marketplace and millions of buyers. DETAILS.
Hootsuite, the software that many of us use to manage our social media accounts, is giving free access to Hootsuite Professional plan tools to small businesses and non-profits until July 1st, 2020.
Hootsuite Academy – Whether you’re looking to build your skills or take the next leap in your career, our courses and certifications will help you succeed with social media.
Microsoft: Free six-month Office 365 E1 Trial, including Microsoft Teams.
Google: Free, premium version of its workplace video chat tool until July, to help businesses and schools working remotely due to coronavirus. Those features include having up to 250 participants per call, live streaming for up to 100,000 viewers within a domain, and the ability to record meetings and save them to Google Drive.
Slack: Free upgrades to paid plans for teams working on coronavirus pandemic research, response, or mitigation. Interested teams can email a special address to get this set up, and a consultation on how best to get started with remote collaboration.
Vidyard: Free secure video messaging to enhance internal communications for all businesses.
FREE ecommerce and website builder tools included with all paid email marketing packages to help you start selling online quickly*
A marketplace ecommerce management tool to help you sell on 20+ marketplaces at once, including Amazon, eBay, and Etsy, now at a reduced cost
Industry-specific Small Business Action Plans
Weekly webinars focused on implementing action plans and best practices
Discounted access to additional “do it for me” subscription services for those that need help implementing their Action Plans**
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