Written by: Keith Russell, Hamilton Business Development Officer, Hamilton Business Centre

Helping Hamilton’s entrepreneurs succeed. In a nutshell, this is what the Hamilton Business Centre (HBC) does best.

Located on the first floor of City Hall at 71 Main Street W, the HBC is your one-stop source for business information, guidance and professional advice on starting and running a successful business.

Whether your looking for free one-on-one consultation, looking to attend one of the many free webinars and workshops offered, or would like to participate in a self employment program, the Hamilton Business Centre thinks small business equals big business in the City of Hamilton.

Let’s face it, COVID has been tough ….. I mean really tough on a lot of small businesses. The impact can be felt across the who city, province, and country. It’s also created opportunity like never before when it comes to marketing your business online and connecting with new customers and markets.

But, what if you’re not all that digitally savvy or don’t have a big budget to purchase or learn all the new strategies, tactics, platforms, and social media trends? What then?

The good news ….. you can find all the information and tools you need to learn how to effectively market your business online for free, yes free! And to top it off, we’ve made it that much easier for you.

Now, to help save you, the small business owner or entrepreneur valuable time and energy, the Hamilton Business Centre in partnership with the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce has created a filterable “Digital Resource Hub” containing 140+ of the best free and “freemium” resources from around the web so you can quickly start learning how to better build out your digital presence and establish your brand online.

Need a logo, want to learn SEO on your own, need a new website, what about apps to help automate and speed things up? We’ve got it all covered.

Want to see it for yourself? Visit the Digital Resource Hub today and discover all the great free resources available.

Need a little more one-on-one assistance? The Hamilton Business Centre in partnership with the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce just announced they received additional funding for the Hamilton Digital Main Street Digital Service Squad from the Digital Main Street’s Ontario Grants Program (OGP). The Digital Service Squad helps local businesses with targeted support to get started, grow their digital presence and grow their business ….. and did we mention this service is free!

For more information about the Digital Main Street Digital Service Squad please visit or via email to [email protected].


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