Welcome to the Dux Video Blog !
Sit back and enjoy fascinating interviews with highly creative and resourceful businesses / organizations that view challenges as opportunities to innovate, shift, pivot, and subsequently grow.
Whether you’re an owner, employee, student, local, or tourist, you’ll find something of interest in the various blogs below. Browse away, or search for something specific. Enjoy!
Shoetopia — Where the Personal Touch is Always Included
There’s something that online shoe shopping just can’t replicate, and that’s the one-on-one attention and support from the experts that really k-n-o-w shoes and can truly address any foot issues one might have. Find out how Shoetopia effortlessly fulfills this role and how they’ve successfully pivoted in this new retail environment.
Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce — Creatively and Effectively Supporting Their Members Through Covid and Beyond
If you run or are part of a Chamber, you need to watch this video! The CWCC has been instrumental in successfully supporting the Centre Wellington business community through Covid and beyond. Find out how they uniquely pivoted programs, cut through the noise and provided essential biz info, and brought innovative digital solutions to their community. Be sure to take notes!
Crepes & Coffee — When You can Skip the Plane to Europe and Still Have A Euro Date Night
Are you looking for a way to really impress your significant other, or treat yourself to something both amazing to look at and deliciously decadent to eat? Find out how to get your hands on authentic Switzerland-inspired crepes, from this sweet Euro-gem in Guelph, Ontario. Custom-created fresh or frozen ready-to-go, you no longer need to hop on a plane to get to Europe!
Chipmunk Health — Facilitating Remote Digital Medical Monitoring for Seniors, Right in Their Homes
Virtual medical clinics typically require a high-level of in-person setup and explanation prior to commencement. With Covid, this was no longer feasible, yet the need to ensure effective patient monitoring has never been more important. Chipmunk Health has implemented an app-free approach with that has been impressed by their 60’s to 80’s+ demographic. Amazing! Check out how they did it.
Wellington Cakes — Satisfying Your Sweet Tooth Craving in Style
With the 2020 Spring/Summer wedding season effectively on hold (along with the 100-150 person cakes that go with it), Wellington Cakes devised a new plan to satisfy sweet tooth cravings for all, in a fun and enjoyable way. And while their new offerings were taking the City by storm, they indirectly grew their long-term customer base to boot. Sweet!
MoKool Apps — Creating Shopify Add-On Apps to Support Local Small Businesses
Already an 8 year veteran to the mobile app space, learn how MoKool Apps pivoted to create Shopify add-on apps that are laser-focused on the current needs of small businesses, including a real-time method to directly communicate with store shoppers.
Yoga With Heidi — How to Easily Create a Home Studio for Your Yoga Students
Converting a room in your home into a “Zoom”-friendly yoga space, with the necessary tech to see and support your students can be cost-effective and easily accomplished. Watch this video to find out how!
The SEED — Supporting The Community with Fresh Food Boxes and Restaurant-Level Prepared Meals
The SEED has always had a place in the community in assisting with food insecurity issues. Covid has significantly increased this need and The SEED has responded by charging forward in turn. Learn about their modified food programs, amazing volunteer response, and also check out their “coming soon” warehouse space!
PlantForm — Covid Recovery Testing Kits for All
Learn how PlantForm plans to bring a Covid antibody testing solution for recovered people to market in a matter of weeks and the partnerships they’ve established to deploy the solution both in Canada and throughout the world.