May 05, 2020 3 min read
COVID-19 has hit small businesses hard and while some have been able to adapt their existing model to continue operating, for others that isn’t a straight-forward option.
There is some positive news however….the tech world has been working hard, in some cases even pivoting their own businesses to provide tools and services that can help support the business community now and after lockdown is lifted.
This is our run-down of what’s on offer from both the large tech companies and smaller independents and how they can help your business.
One way to help keep your business in the forefront of your customers’ minds and bring in some cash is to start offering gift vouchers which can be re-deemed now (if you’re still able to operate) or when you re-open. Here are a couple of good options:
There has been a definite increase in community spirit during COVID-19 as neighbours look out for each other and want to support the local businesses on their doorstep. In response, there are a number of sites where you can list your business or be listed by your customers:
Social Media Tools
As small businesses face significant disruption due to COVID-19 some social media platforms have developed new tools to help support them. It’s worth monitoring the main platforms for new developments and updates but for now the below changes could make a difference:
We hope these help your business at this difficult time and wish you all the best.