Canva Webinar Recap
On May 27th, the Kawartha Chamber in partnership with Digital Main Street, hosted ‘Canva 101: An Intro for Businesses’ a webinar that aimed to teach Canva in a relevant way to small business owners. Presented by acorn30, a digital marketing agency, the Digital Service Squad uses Canva for creating social media posts, frames for the FAQ Friday Videos, Event graphics, posters, logos and more!
Ten E-commerce Tips for Small Business Owners
No matter what kind of business you have, chances are you could benefit from embracing e-commerce as more than just a temporary accommodation to COVID-19 restrictions. The more that consumers grow used to the convenience of online shopping, the clearer it becomes that e-commerce is here to stay, even after in-person services resume. Whether you are a new business or have been established for many years, e-commerce offers opportunities that will serve your business for years to come. Now could be a good time to invest in not only creating an online presence but optimizing it so that you can grow and nurture your relationship with customers throughout lockdown and beyond. Below are 10 tips to achieve e-commerce success.
Business After Hours – May Hop
Not Your Typical Hop
May 12, 2021 the Kawartha Chamber hosted our first ever Virtual Hop! Although we are not able to visit businesses in-person, we wanted to make the most of our virtual format and ‘visit’ businesses we wouldn’t usually get to! The Zoom platform allowed us to ‘visit’ more locations and let us to see behind the scenes of some great businesses. Participants also got the opportunity to network and connect with businesses in our community. Our 2021/22 Networking events, including this event are sponsored by Herod Financial Services. Read more to learn about this exciting event!
BALL Real Estate Inc. Brokerage
The Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism welcomes the May Member of the Month – BALL Real Estate Inc. Brokerage. BALL is also a major Kawartha Chamber Sponsor as Host Sponsor for our Awards of Excellence. Check out our Member Spotlight below to learn more about the great BALL team!
Choose Local! Guest Blog written by Anna Currier of Selwyn Township
The Link Bus Stop
SAVE THE DATE!
The Link rural bus service launches May 3, 2021! The Link is a pilot project funded through the Province of Ontario’s Community Transportation Grant Program. The service will provide access to and from major hubs within Selwyn Township and Curve Lake First Nation with a connection to Peterborough Transit at Trent University. The Link will offer two different routes: Route 31: Curve Lake – Lakefield and Route 32: Bridgenorth – Ennismore. The service will operate Monday to Friday, with runs as early as 6:50 AM and as late as 11:00 PM.