• DSS 4.0

Digital Service Squad 4.0

Are you busy enough just running your small business, with no time to make that great web page, social media plan or a hundred other things? Help is on the way with the Digital Service Squad (DSS). Our squad will offer one-on-one assistance to eligible small businesses across Lanark County to adopt new technologies and embrace digital marketing.

Available until March 2023. Sign up below.


The Digital Service Squad members provide one-on-one assistance to small businesses in Lanark County, at no cost, to help them improve their use of digital technologies and enhance their online presence. The squad members can assist with a number of activities, including:

  • A digital assessment of your business’ digital literacy
  • Access to a free online video-based digital transformation training program
  • Developing a basic web presence or enhance your existing web presence by helping you activate easy-to-use tools such as Google My Business and social media

  • Providing your business with a FREE 360° Photo where your customers can take a virtual tour of your store simply by using their mouse on desktop, or finger on their smartphone
  • Applying for a $2,500 Digital Transformation Grant by assisting with the development of the Digital Transformation Plan portion of the application

Eligible small businesses

To be eligible you must be:

  • Located in Lanark County (Beckwith, Carleton Place, Drummond/North Elmsley, Lanark Highlands, Mississippi Mills, Montague, Perth, Smiths Falls and Tay Valley)
  • Maintain 0 to 49 employees (can include self-employed business owners with no employees).
  • Has a permanent ‘brick-and-mortar’ establishment in Ontario.

Ineligible businesses

    Non-profits, charitable trusts, and franchises.

Digital Transformation Grant FAQs

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Get Started

Don’t hesitate as this program is only offered for a limited time! Simply fill out your details below and a squad member will be in touch with you as soon as possible.