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I saw this recently and thought it might benefit small business owners who are trying to navigate the COVID-19 era we are in.
There are some good tips and resources offered here.
Own a Small Business? Here’s What You Can Do During COVID-19
by: Elana Stewart
Wherever your city falls on the post-COVID-19 reopening list, the time will come for your business to start anew. Until then, there are changes you can make to ease the process. By taking these steps, you can prep your business for success when things are back to normal.
Think Outside the Box to Keep Your Business Relevant
For non-essential businesses, staying afloat during the shutdown is tough. Preserve your brand and seek growth in new ways to keep moving forward.
- Implement social media strategies on Instagram to expand your offerings, digitally.
- Use other technology to adapt your business to the current economy.
- Maintain customer interest in your brand.
- If you’re making changes to the status of your business, or you’ve moved to a different state, you can work with a service to help you get things set up.
Make the Most of Remote Work
Managing a remote staff can be challenging. Easing the process can help your business thrive.
Take This Time for Store Repairs
From implementing social distancing measures to refreshing your storefront, now is the time for big changes. Start with outlining your new normal and create the space that suits you.
- Establish social distancing policies and guidelines for reopening.
- Clean, sanitize, and stock personal protective equipment as necessary for reopening.
The reopening process involves specific guidelines depending on where your small business is located. Plus, depending on the nature of your brand, you may need to adhere to different rules than other companies. By being proactive about upcoming changes in your industry, you’ll be better prepared when you get back into everyday operations.