Making Productive Use of Business Downtime
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Business is slow. Now what? Many businesses are struggling with loss of customers and slow sales right now. Small business owners are finding themselves with some hard choices – close up shop, ride out the storm, pivot their business model, or use the time to re-evaluate their business

 

Take advantage of downtime

 

In this piece, Freshbooks, offers some great suggestions for small business owners on how to make productive use of this downtime. The ideas they provide run the range from enjoying your downtime to getting your finances in order.

The suggestion that we are solidly in favor of is to upgrade or update your digital presence. Using this downtime to make a small investment in your digital presence will pay off in the future.

 

Why upgrade or update your digital presence?

 

A website is the first impression that a small business owner gives to a potential customer. More consumers are using online search and shopping now that they are home. Once business picks up, more of your potential customers will be looking for your products or services online before they call, shop or visit your business.

Did you know that 75% of consumers admit to making judgements on the credibility of a company’s based on the website design? And that 88% of consumers who search for a type of business on a mobile device, call or go to that business within 24 hours?

These stats mean that you may be turning away business without even knowing! Having a professional looking, mobile responsive website is no longer important, it is critical.

 

We can help!

 

At Trivessa, we do websites, graphic design, marketing and more. We can build a brand new website for your business or refresh your existing site. We offer a free, no obligation consultation. Give us a call, send us an email, or schedule a time to chat directly on our calendar.

 

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