Resources to help businesses through COVID-19

With social distancing in full swing, local restaurants and shops everywhere are doing what they can to stay open and continue to operate. After hearing directly from local businesses on their struggles, we’ve compiled a set of resources to help merchants get set up with what they need to adapt to new buying behavior.

How-to articles to get you started

Topic Provided by Link
library_books How to start selling online Bold Commerce Read
library_books Traditional Retail Meets Ecommerce: Your Guide To Running A Successful Brick-And-Click Business Big Commerce Read
library_books How to Quickly Set Up a "Buy Online, Pickup Curbside" Experience with Shopify Shopify Read
library_books 10 tips for businesses during COVID-19 Bold Commerce Read
library_books The Complete Guide to Social Media for Restaurants & Bars Sprout Social Read

Products & solutions to help you sell

Offer store pickup + delivery

Schedule in-store pickup or local delivery for single and multi-location retailers.

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Sell subscriptions

Create recurring orders for replenishing products and subscription boxes.

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Increase average order value

Offer complimentary add-on products with upselling and cross-selling tools.

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Support so you don't have to do it alone

Bold Commerce + our partners

We’re lucky to have a growing network of thousands of partners who are incredible at what they do. We’ve compiled a list of what our tech and agency friends are offering to merchants during these trying times - extended trials, discounts, and free services — they were more than happy to help!

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Offline2On is a community-led, cross-platform initiative designed to help businesses ramp up their e-commerce efforts in the wake of COVID-19 by connecting merchants with the resources, developers, platforms, and partners they need to take action. They match businesses with agencies who can help!

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Sherpa Marketing

Sherpa Marketing is a full-stack agency that generates results through innovative marketing. The "Adopt a Business Challenge" is an initiative that will provide marketing services to companies in Winnipeg and Kitchener-Waterloo that have been hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Let us help: Free Service Packages

At Bold, we have a group of designers, developers, and ecommerce professionals ready to help. We’re offering the following packages of service for free, for merchants who need assistance with different areas of business.

Offline to online Website audits Marketing help
For businesses who need assistance getting set up online for the first time, we will help: For businesses with an ecommerce presence, we will perform: For businesses who need help expanding their reach, we will help with:
check Create domain name and email accounts check Website speed audit check Traffic driver tools
check Choose platform and store design check App extension and performance setup check SEO & optimization tools
check Set up products and prices check Basic SEO review check Paid advertising options
check Guide promotions, upselling, and discounts check Site links and image optimization check Establishing a budget
check Set up taxes, shipping, and payment processing check Navigation and flow consultation check Social media account setup
check Testing and QA check Creating & launching an ad