The restaurant industry has been forced to evolve in such a way that no one could have prepared for. Adapting to what is sure to be a fluid situation isn’t easy. Operations, marketing, service offerings, and health and safety guidelines have been the primary focus for many in the restaurant industry. From a growth perspective, it is essential for owners to take a deep look at which trends will continue after things have completely opened up, and prepare accordingly. Here we take a look some solutions to the major changes.
This year, Father’s day, along with many other holidays, is probably going to be celebrated a little differently. While you can’t take dad out to a movie, and services at his favorite restaurant aren’t the same, you can still make the day unforgettable for the Father’s in your life.
Many communities are coming together these days to support their local small businesses. Online avenues have become the most effective means of reaching, engaging and drawing in customers, and in some cases the only option. As digital marketing continues to take up the lion’s share of marketing budgets, it’s important to know where to best invest your resources. Establishing an online connection with your local community can help build brand awareness and gives you an opportunity to build a real relationship with the people who are most likely to become your customers. Here we take a look at four ways to reach and engage your local community online.
This has been a challenging time for small business owners, to say the least. However, it is important to remain focused on your business. For those of us in Florida and the surrounding states, it’s time to get ready for hurricane season. Here is a detailed checklist to ensure you’re prepared.
Topics: Small Business
Being the owner of a small business has taken on a whole new identity in 2020. In the middle of a pandemic, many businesses are struggling and adapting to new work conditions. Beyond the pandemic, important social movements and just about everything else in the news these days has encouraged owners to closely evaluate their company culture and take steps toward equality and providing a safe and healthy work environment. Anything that happens over the life of your small business is a reflection of yourself. Personal growth will help you grow your business. Sometimes that means adapting to changes quickly. Usually, being a business owner is about taking risks for large rewards, however this year many businesses are simply focused on staying afloat. Here we take a look at what it takes to be a small business owner in 2020.