- Keeping communicating with your customers. Stay active on social media, and let your customers know that you are open for business, or remind them how you can help. Let them know what you are doing to protect their health as well.
- Keep communicating with your team. They need your leadership and certainty during this crisis.
- Strategize Digital Tools. Finalize work strategies and digital tools should you need to work from home, or make changes to staffing.
- Leverage New Operations or Technology. If you are in retail or service or another public-facing business. Leverage technology and easy pick-up or delivery.
- Move the meeting online. You can still get work done, and it may actually save you time. Zoom, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams are all great tools for this.
- Review finances. Work on contingencies of how to manage finances should a business begin to slow, talk with your bank about options that you can tap in should the need arise.
Now, more than ever, small businesses need your support. Our online directory is a great place to start. If you are doing business with a local provider and your needs have changed, do your best to postpone the work and not cancel. If you do not wish to eat/shop out, you can buy a gift card & save it for the future.
Stay informed and look for information from reliable and trusted sources.