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Digital Economy Program

Digital Service Squad

Digital Service Squad

 The DSS is focused on providing 1-on-1 FREE local assistance for digital services to small businesses in Alberta. It will include training and advisory support towards digital strategy development, Google My Business assistance, social media posts, taking awesome pictures for your businesses, and more.

Sign Me Up!

The Digital Economy Program (DEP) is designed to helping small businesses in Alberta undergo digital transformations and adopt eCommerce practices. DEP is delivered by Business Link in collaboration with Digital Main Street, funded by the Government of Alberta and Prairies Economic Development Canada and in partnership and contributions by municipalities, Chambers of Commerce and Community Futures Wild Rose.

Our Digital Service Squad (DSS) service is open to home-based or commercial small businesses registered in Alberta with less than 50 employees. DSS includes: 

  • training and advisory support towards digital strategy development
  • Google My Business assistance (360 photo's, claiming your listing, managing your profile)
  • social media posts
  • taking awesome pictures for your businesses
  • E-commerce sites
  • and more!

Small businesses can sign up to participate free of charge.

Meet Your Digital Service Squad

The Digital Service Squad Team is located throughout Alberta and have a strong connection to rural communities and businesses with a variety of skills to help businesses succeed!

Sandra Bell

Digital Service Squad Lead

Drawing from over 10 years of running their own small businesses and teaching background, Sandra brings practical expertise to digital marketing. Utilizing her background in web design, marketing and social media, she will help to craft effective strategies honed from hands-on experience. Sandra is excited to assist small business owners in navigating the digital landscape with confidence.


Client Testimonials

Resources to Help You with Your Online Presence

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Our partners at Virtual Guru's are offering the AskBetty program to CFWR businesses who are registered in the Digital Economy Program. Businesses will receive 1 FREE hour (4x15 minute sessions) to help you manage and complete some of your daily tasks. 

From administrative tasks to social media posting and meetings, freeing up your time to focus on what matters most to you. 

Core and Regional Program Funders


Community Futures Wild Rose Regional Partnership:

Three Hills

Beiseker Chamber of Commerce

Richardson Pioneer

Contact Us

101 - 331 3rd Avenue
Box 2159
Strathmore, AB  T1P 1K2
P: 403-934-8888

Communities Served

Acme, Ardenode, Bassano, Beiseker, Carbon, Carseland, Chestermere, Cluny, Conrich, Dalemead, Dalum, Delacour, Gem, Gleichen, Hussar, Huxley, Indus, Irricana, Kathryn, Keoma, Kneehill County, Langdon, Linden, Lyalta, Norfolk, Rockyford, Rosebud, Standard, Strathmore, Swalwell, Three Hills, Torrington, Trochu, Wheatland County, Wimborne