Using the word “neighbourhood” instead of using “Toronto” or “GTA” means that if they choose to expand in the future, their domain name can scale with their business.
Their domain also uses the Canadian spelling of neighbourhood, but they’ve also registered the American spelling and redirected it to their website.
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Picking a .CA domain for Neighbourhood Coffee’s website was as intentional as choosing the perfect coffee bean roast.
“Having a .CA and being Canadian is really important for us because our customers are looking to support local. I think a .CA shows our commitment to being local and putting our community first.”
Partnering with other local businesses in the GTA
When Neighbourhood Coffee first launched, Karen had a clear vision—to build partnerships with local businesses that would add value to the community. Their first collaboration, a Mother’s Day promotion with Coco Crafted Organic Chocolates and Ice Cream (cocochocolates.ca), earned rave reviews from the community.
“It was just so nice to see the smiles on peoples’ faces when we delivered our packages to their doors.”