The virus outbreak triggers business to close down temporarily and we are not talking about one type of business here. Local shipping companies, retail stores, service centers, and many more companies are closing down because of the deathly threat of the virus. This raises the question—what should you do now as a business owner? While everyone is fearing their safety and protection, it’s also normal to fear the status of your business. Will you earn enough to sustain your daily expenses? Will you recover after the pandemic? No one has the answer yet. If you have a business that shuts down temporarily, let me tell you the reasons why you should focus on your online presence.
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Since there is a community quarantine, people are now gathered on the internet to watch out for any news about the outbreak. You can use this opportunity to increase brand awareness. Market your business online if you can’t open your physical store yet. There are plenty of ways to catch the attention of people who are using the internet today. You can join campaigns to increase awareness about COVID-19 and you can create marketing strategies to make your brand popular.
Remember that online shopping is more preferred even before the virus outbreak. You should focus more on your online presence to address the demand of people for more online shops. People can’t go to malls and other shopping centers today because of the spreading virus. There are more customers browsing the internet for products and services to be purchased. If you will use this chance to list your products and services online, you will be able to make profits even if your physical store is temporarily closed.
People who are at home are likely to browse the internet for news updates. More Filipinos are using different social media platforms to gather information. You can use Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Youtube to promote your goods and services. Your business will likely reach more prospective clients if you will use social media to raise brand awareness. We don’t know how long will this situation last but one thing is for sure for your business—the internet is your most powerful to reach more people right now.