Put Your Business Online to Survive Lockdowns, Quarantines, and Other Situations

Put Your Business Online

As I write this, much of the world is adapting to life during the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. New concepts like “social distancing” are being introduced to prevent further spread of the virus. People are staying at home and “self-quarantining,” doing as much business online as possible.

Some businesses can readily adapt to employees working from home rather than gathering in an office. Here at GreenGeeks, the majority of our teams already work remotely, not in traditional office spaces.

But what about businesses that don’t have experience with a remote workforce? Or those, like restaurants and retail stores, that can’t transition to stay-at-home work? What if your local or state government implements a “lockdown,” and you’re forced to remain at home? Or you work for a business that has had to close temporarily?

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The Importance of Offline Networking and How to Do it Right

offline networking

Learning how to network is a crucial step in growing any business. We all know the basics of networking online. But offline networking is a powerful tool that you can effectively use to connect with like-minded people (and potential customers).

The best way to expand your business is to connect and expand your network. The larger your network, the more often you can tap into it for your benefit. And as a bonus, you benefit others as well. When it comes to connections, the return on the investment of your time and money can be impressive.

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How to Optimize Google My Business to Improve Local Ranking

Google My Business

Google My Business is a free tool from Google that lets business owners manage and control the way their information is presented in search results. When you set up Google My Business and verify the address, your business will be featured when people search in Google Maps as well as traditional Google search.

Google My Business can benefit all establishments, but where it really shines is with the advantages it can provide to local businesses. When people talk about “local business,” they just mean a business that’s physically located in a particular community.

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25 Amazing Small Town Business Ideas You Will Love

small town business ideas

One of the most important things to consider when running a business is the location. Regardless of if you run a big or small business, where you are located determines your audience. Having the right small town business ideas is greatly beneficial.

The strategies you utilize will be very different in a rural area versus an urban one.

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