Marketers can't save lives, but we might be able to help save someone's livelihood.

Are you a business navigating the new world of COVID-19? Sherpa Marketing has gathered a group of talented and generous marketers willing to offer their services for free in our Adopt a Business Challenge

Thank You to our Generous Partners


Sherpa Marketing is very proud to be associated with the businesses below that have generously joined our Adopt a Business Challenge. It is companies and organizations such as those featured here that can help small businesses nationwide be better and stronger as we move through this time of economic challenge.
Bold


To assist businesses that are dipping their toes in the e-commerce water for the first time, or for those that have the infrastructure but need some additional tools or skills, Bold Commerce is committed to providing the resources small businesses urgently need.

Bold is offering (10) e-commerce implementation and coaching packages. Selected applicants will have the option to choose one of the following three package options.

Offline to online
For business who need assistance getting set up online for the first time, Bold will help:
  • create domain name and email accounts
  • choose platform and store design
  • set up products and prices
  • guide promotions, upselling and discounts
  • set up taxes, shipping and payment processing
  • testing and QA
Website audits
For businesses with an existing e-commerce presence, Bold will provide:
  • website speed audit
  • app extension and performance set up
  • basic SEO review
  • site links and image optimization
  • navigation and flow consultation
Marketing help For businesses who need help expanding their reach, Bold will help with:
  • traffic driver tools
  • SEO & optimization tools
  • paid advertising options
  • tips on establishing a budget
  • social media account set up
  • creating and launching an ad
Value: $2,500 per award Available for Winnipeg and Kitchener applicants.
Vendasta


Sherpa Marketing is proud to be supporting Vendasta, generously offering a digital e-commerce platform that includes a comprehensive suite of tools specifically geared to small- and medium- businesses breaking into the digital marketplace.

Many small businesses fear the steep learning curve of developing an online presence, and the e-commerce tools in this offer are simple, straightforward, and geared to the local business making that first step.

Each small business toolkit includes:
  • straightforward no-code website builders and e-commerce functions
  • tools to manage your online business reviews and ratings, monitor responses, and tactics to leverage your great reviews to land new customers
  • a dashboard to increase your online presence by keeping all your listings accurate and up to date
  • an easy to use dashboard to track digital ads across platforms, providing real time metrics on Facebook, Google and more.
  • a custom tool to reach out to customers by email or text for feedback and reviews using contact/customer lists
  • social media management tools for Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter to make social media outreach simple and straightforward
Total award value: $60,000 Available for Winnipeg and Kitchener applicants.

Tripwire Media Group

Development of a 30-second sizzle reel video, including capture and post-production for use on social, a website or event.


Value: $10,000

This partner has been successfully paired with an applicant.
Direct Focus Marketing Communications Inc.

Direct Focus has generously committed to providing marketing services to the Community of Big Hearts.


Value: $25,000
Pivot Turn Consulting LTD

Experienced experts in marketing and corporate strategy, PivotTurn is offering applicants the opportunity for a custom virtual training initiative or strategic planning session..


Value: $10,000

This partner has been successfully paired with an applicant.
RODio

Copywriting services along with design and broadcast production supervision to create a 30 second radio ad.


Value: $5,000

This partner has been successfully paired with an applicant.
Arialys

Shopify website setup and training for businesses looking to start selling online.


This partner has been successfully paired with an applicant.
McKim

Inspired by Sherpa’s challenge, McKim has started its own (and separate) initiative to help people and groups within the Winnipeg performing arts community.


Value: $1,500
MAZ Media & Digital Advertising Strategist

Media strategy and planning with the option to include digital marketing training. Offered to both Kitchener-Waterloo and Winnipeg businesses.


Value: $6,500 PER AWARD

This partner has been successfully paired with two applicants.
Bold Social Strategies

Full social media audit, including creating branded social media cover photos, a 30-day content calendar, step-by-step action plans, and a one-hour coaching call. Available for Winnipeg business.


Value: $6,500 PER AWARD

This partner has been successfully paired with an applicant.
TechMB Building Connections

Free entry to Gair Maxwell’s series of seminars: “How Everyday Leaders Build Irresistible Brands at a Time of Crisis”. Four passes available for Winnipeg businesses.


Value: $900 PER AWARD

This partner has been successfully paired with an applicant.
Apexitude

Project road-mapping session for a business with a project plan and a half-hour follow-up coaching session.


Value: $2,000 PER AWARD

This partner has been successfully paired with an applicant.

 

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