A Support Local Shop Local website has been developed offering customers the ability to search for, support and buy from their favourite local businesses online.
Business Wodonga and Ashlin Technology Services (ATS) has developed the free Digital Plaza for businesses, no matter the size or budget, to manage relevant information, list and sell their goods, gain extra SEO traction and drive more customers to their business during restrictions.
Kade O’Keefe, business owner at ATS says the website is designed to help make local businesses as resilient as possible from all types of disruptions, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic.
“We want to make sure customers can have access to their favourite businesses at all times and discover new ones easily,” Kade said.
“We are very proud to have provided something that brings those two needs together in a solution that is free for both the vendor and the customer, and supports the local community during this unprecedented crisis.”
For customers, the website offers a centralised searchable, filterable directory for up to date business information around the area and the ability to shop online from the one location.
Graham Jenkin, President of Business Wodonga says the platform is crucial tool to support local businesses during these challenging times.
“Support local, shop local. Business employs people and we want to re-energise the round robin effect of money rotating in our community,” Graham said.