Voice for Locals, which received a £1.82m grant from the UK Government to bolster small businesses’ potential, has digitised over 200 businesses across Northern Ireland in less than 30 days.
The initiative launched its latest drive ‘Times Are Changing’ at St George’s Market last week to help traders, who rely on in-person footfall, to extend their services online and tap into the world of e-commerce.
The Voice for Locals team met traders to introduce them to their tagline “Times Are Changing”, to illustrate that their trading times are changing. They can now expand sales, trading online every day of the week. It also signifies the fact that it is an opportune time for traders to take their business to a digital platform.
The initiative allows engagement with a broader audience, on a more consistent basis, beyond the confines of St George’s Market official trading days, thanks to the Voice for Locals digital directory of all…