While we understand the impact of the COVID-19 Coronavirus on our health I’m sure any small business owner is also immediately aware of the effects of society’s reaction to the bug on their bottom line. While I avoid making predictions, this could be one of the biggest financial disasters we’ve seen as a society.
Remember this blog is about small business and tourism marketing and that’s the focus here.
As we see fewer and fewer people coming to our businesses we are faced with some grave choices to make. And as a very immediate lack of customers may dictate, those choices will likely affect our teams as well.
These are not good times. At all.
But there are a few things some businesses can do to minimize or even mitigate the impact to their operations. Here are some suggestions that may work and have for some so far.