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Holly Mortimer – Stratford Perth Centre for Business

What the heck is a DMARC and why you should care.

Recently Google and Yahoo announced new sending requirements for bulk senders in order to aggressively filter the incoming emails landing in their client’s inboxes. 

The good news is that if you’re here, there’s probably a good chance you’re already doing some or all of these things, or they are mostly on your radar to pay attention to, so there likely won’t be too much to worry about. 

The bad news is the bullk sender definition has been changed and now this is a requirement for every marketer using email to sell or build their brand. There is no getting around this. So buckle up and let’s talk about what it is and how to tackle it because it’s going to be the difference between emails getting delivered and not getting delivered. Please click the button below for more of this important information!

Holly Mortimer – Stratford Perth Centre for Business

Tap into Downtown Stratford’s events to showcase your business “after hours.” Check out great ideas and advice from Holly Mortimer, Business Advisor at Stratford Perth Centre for Business.

Business Basics – 10 essential sessions covering all the basics

This series of 10 free online learning sessions from Small Business Centres Ontario will help you decide if starting your own business is the right path for you, then guide you through the steps involved in getting started.

  1. Are You Ready To Be In Business?
  2. Researching Your Idea
  3. Business Structure
  4. What Are Government Regulations?
  5. What Is A Business Plan?
  6. How Do You Finance A Small Business?
  7. Why Do Market Research?
  8. Sales and Marketing
  9. Do You Need Insurance?
  10. How To Register Your Business

Employment Workshop Series

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Social Media Digital Marketing 101 for Beginners

E-Learning Sessions for All Stages of Your Business Journey

Local Business Accelerator Program – Stratford and St Mary’s

With a local investment of more than $300,000 from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), downtown business and main street communities in both Stratford and St. Marys were supported in 2022 with a dedicated Main Street Ambassador, customized market research, data analysis and non-repayable funding contributions for new and existing small businesses. Please see here for details on the 10 Downtown Stratford businesses that benefited from this great program!



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