Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Covid 19 Survival "caring"marketing Ideas
(04-28-2020, 11:11 PM)LynnM Wrote:
(04-23-2020, 09:27 PM)Kurt Wrote: I think many local businesses need a Net presence now more than ever.

How can local retail shops sell their products easily and safely? How can they accept and fulfill orders?

Something I've noticed where I live is that a number of local food retailers have started delivering instead, but most don't have a website. Or they have a site but no product details or a way to order them. You see umpteen requests on their Facebook pages for details of available goods, price lists etc. and these don't even get answered most of the time. So should I be offering my site buildiing service? Tough one, and like others have said, it maybe seems a bit opportunistic. However, one nearby farm shop has got a new website done, probably quite expensively as it was a web design team rather than a single freelancer, and you can't even find the site in Google. Not a trace. The Facebook post they made about it is buried under heaps of other posts, and the new link hasn't been added to the page info. I could have done a site much cheaper (probably too cheap, that's another issue) and thrown in some free seo for good measure. So maybe it's less opportunistic and more helping a small business? And one who is likely making the best profits they've had for ages.

P.S. Kurt, you should absolutely try selling your domain just now. You're not forcing anyone to buy it, and it will be a useful acquisition for them and a source of income for you. Nothing wrong with that imo.

I struggle with the "opportunistic" part too. On the other hand it's literally a matter of survival for many businesses.

They need to know how to make their business as safe as possible. Masks, sneeze screens, air filters, UV lights, wash stations, paper towel dispensors, gloves and disposal, extended hours.

They also need to be able to run their business as much online as possible. Apps, inventory, delivery, curbside pickup, payment processing, communication, cyber security, etc.

How can a small retail business owner get their inventory online and make sales, collect payment and give the products to customers as fast as possible?

How can a plumber on a house call to fix a leaky pipe keep himself and his clients safe?

How does an attorney set up video conferences with clients securely and easy for both?
Get and spend Cow Chips just for being a Pheeds Phorum member...
(Never let anyone tell you that you shouldn't spend them all in one place.)
Like Reply

Messages In This Thread
RE: Covid 19 Survival "caring"marketing Ideas - by Kurt - 04-29-2020, 01:55 AM

Possibly Related Threads…
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  A new marketing strategy The Pheeds Funnel Kurt 3 1072 01-27-2021, 11:51 PM
Last Post: Claire Koch
  10 Common Copywriting Templates to Use in Marketing Kurt 0 261 12-22-2020, 09:56 PM
Last Post: Kurt
  Marketing Gems and Highlights from RSS Riot Kurt 4 1187 12-02-2020, 09:51 PM
Last Post: Kurt
  Interesting email marketing strategy Kurt 1 814 08-24-2020, 03:47 AM
Last Post: 10x
  Ever hear of Jira Marketing? Kurt 1 833 07-19-2020, 11:36 AM
Last Post: Jeffery
  Fun, weird, wild and wacky marketing ideas Kurt 32 6399 07-09-2020, 07:45 PM
Last Post: Kurt
  Facebook research and targeting - essential intermediate marketing skill Kurt 0 1109 07-06-2020, 11:30 PM
Last Post: Kurt
  Free Marketing Essentials - What are some of your favorite FREE marketing resources? Kurt 18 4592 06-26-2020, 05:37 PM
Last Post: Kurt
  Print On Demand Ideas Jeffery 16 3318 06-19-2020, 06:37 PM
Last Post: Kurt
  CXL Digital Marketing Training? Kurt 0 504 06-03-2020, 03:16 AM
Last Post: Kurt

Forum Jump: