reasons to support your local businesses

2021 Update To Why And How You Should Support Local Small Businesses

Were you aware that 20% of Canadian startups fail within a year? 60% don’t make it to see three, let alone in a worldwide financial crisis… It goes without saying, local businesses need help from their townspeople more than ever, especially as this pandemic drags out. So what’s in it for you? Read on; there are more benefits than most consumers realize.

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GetAssist is coming to Saskatchewan

Guide: What GetAssist Gives the Saskatchewan Community

We bear great news to all small business owners in Saskatchewan, Canada: GetAssist is now available! Shortly, we will be there to connect businesses with purpose so that they can bounce off of each others’ strengths and grow.

GetAssist Is Here To Help Your Small Business Thrive 

We understand that small businesses don’t readily have resources at their fingertips. 

The Saskatchewan business world prospers on agriculture, mining, education, along with the rapidly growing building and trades industry; we adore it. GetAssist plans on contributing by providing a space for communication and development with a business membership. Proprietors are connected by their location. They may also form organizational communities by invite only that include file sharing, video chat, and instant messaging. What’s more, businesses will have access to job posting, invoicing, and project management tools, all for one low monthly fee of less than a cup of coffee a day. With these tools, persistent industries like that of building and trades can receive payment more efficiently.

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Why GetAssist Communities Are The Safe Bet For Online Groups And Messaging

Access to digital messaging within a group is essential now more than ever, as the global pandemic hinders the in-person connection humans need. Fear not, for GetAssist is offering a free social membership that includes instantaneous messaging within its communities, so you can safely collaborate and cultivate relationships from home. Following are ways GetAssist measures against other messaging apps. Read more

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How To Have Productive Discussions During Tumultuous Times

Controversy is easy to find right now, and everyone seems to have an opinion. With events unfolding in the United States as we have never seen before, online chatter is not expected to simmer down anytime soon. It has never been clearer that our words matter, so if you are looking for a way to have productive digital discourse read on to learn what the experts suggest.

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Keep Your Holiday Traditions and Stay Connected During Quarantine

Those Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year parties are right around the corner, and it’s time to get festive. Worried the pandemic is putting the season to waste? Nonsense. Here are some virtual ways to collaborate with nonprofits, enjoy those family dinners, as well as, connect with cheer with some easy and fun party ideas!

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Get Back In The Social Game With These Social Distancing Events

Everything closing down, keeping your distance from loved ones, your daily life interrupted; it all happened so suddenly. Feeling forced to stay inside can surely give you cabin fever, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make the best of the situation! 

For a few months now, it’s felt like we’ve been at a dead end. We’ve binged watched all our favorite TV shows, slept in unusually late, got back into old hobbies, or even found new ones. While it’s been nice to sit back and enjoy the time with family, we also start to miss our friends. And now, it’s not the same, you can’t just make a plan and make it happen, there’s a set of guidelines to be followed. Even though it can be tricky planning around it all, we’ve got some tips and ideas to help you get back into the social norm!  We hope you enjoy these social distancing event checklists to get the ball rolling.

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Business Video Meeting Best Practices Guide

With the landscape of connectivity evolving amid the COVID-19 pandemic, business teams have no choice but to adapt and try out new ways of connecting. Meetings that were once held in-person in boardrooms are now being held remotely from each employee’s “home office,” and along with this new normal comes new standards and sets of best practices. How do you still conduct professional meetings, share information in various media forms, and stay connected with your team and clients?

Parent and Teen On Mobile Device

Show Your Teen Love by Communicating Their Way

 

It’s sad but true that most teenagers measure a person’s relevancy by how many followers they have and how entertaining their social media posts are. If you want to give them advice but can’t seem to get through to them, why not try communicating their way? There’s great value in using the media at your fingertips to connect in an environment that is comfortable for your teen. Further, your own online activity is vital when it comes to modeling respectful online exchanges!

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Host the Hottest Holiday Party with GetAssist

The holidays can evoke some stress, especially if you are the host of a much-anticipated gathering. This year, kick back and enjoy the party alongside your guests with a little help from GetAssist! From invitations, to organizing, to preparing your home and providing yummy food, GetAssist’s incredible features are designed to help tackle each task. Let’s make your holiday party wishlist come true!

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DIY Project Issues

To DIY or Leave it to the Pros?

Contrary to popular belief, “Do It Yourself” projects might not be the best route to take. In fact, we’re learning that DIY projects can even decrease the value of your home rather than increase it. That’s why GetAssist encourages you to err on the side of caution and leave it to the professionals! Simply Make A Request on GetAssist for help from nearby pros.

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