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Coronavirus checklist for small businesses

by Gemma Long

Gem PR & Media

Are you communicating with your staff?

Fear spreads like wildfire. It’s important to manage expectations.

Are you communicating with your customers?

Have you addressed your clients by email, blog, or social media? If you've already made contact continue to communicate. They will, like you, be thinking about the future. 

Are there projects you can tackle during the lockdown?

Does your website need an update?

Do you have a social media strategy?

Have you revisited your marketing budget?

When are you sending out your next newsletter?

Do you have skills, knowledge, and experience that you can share with fellow business owners and non-profits that are hurting right now?

Do you have five minutes to check-in?

We need to stick together. A call, email, or text can go a long way to supporting a small business owner that is hurting right now.

Are you ready for when this is over?

Don’t feel guilty about marketing your business during this time.

The airwaves are open, newspapers and magazines are being printed, and the news is available online; there are opportunities to get the word out now. 

Local First Springfield has a range of marketing opportunities available to its members from the blog and social media to the newsletter and online workshops. If you have something you’d like us to share email info@localfristspringfield.com



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