The Digital Economy Program is designed to help small businesses take their businesses online. This program, a partnership between Business Link and Digital Main Street, will help small businesses in Alberta undergo digital transformations and adopt eCommerce practices to help their business not only survive, but also thrive.
To be eligible to be a part of the Digital Economy Program, businesses must fit the following criteria:
- Home-based or commercial small businesses registered in Alberta, and
- Less than 50 employees (this includes self-employed business owners with no employees)
Non-profits, charitable trusts, and franchises are not considered eligible businesses under this program.
The program provides free training that can help your business:
- Improve your ability to reach customers online;
- Increase sales;
- Elevate your business’ eCommerce presence
Participating small businesses will learn to use and maintain digital tools to adopt eCommerce practices that are essential to succeed in today’s competitive environment.