Some of our favorite local businesses are struggling during this time, so how can we help? We’ve compiled a list of ways to show your support, big and small. Check it out!
5 Easy Ways to Help Support Your Favorite Local Businesses Starting Today, According to Small-Business Owners
“Local businesses that depend on in-person foot traffic for their revenue (restaurants, bars, nail salons, etc.) are seriously hurting”. If you want advice straight from the source, on how you can support small businesses right now – this one is for you. You can help in ways such as buying gift cards, rescheduling events that you had previously scheduled, shout out your favorite businesses online, and purchase from them online when you can. Check it out!
This one may relate to the previous with a few points; however – there are a few tips on this list that are simple, yet important. These companies are trying to navigate during the pandemic while keeping their customers happy. “They want nothing more than to be able to meet your needs. When they can’t, extend a little grace and patience, remembering that they’re working hard to stay open and serve their community”. Keep reading, here.
“A record 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week—a staggering number that offers just a glimpse of what’s at stake”. Want to know what we can do to support these small businesses that have lost their employees? Check it out.
What better place to show support than online? Especially through platforms like social media. So, we’re turning to Instagram on how these new features can help support small businesses. Features like, tapping on a “gift card or food order to make a purchase through a company’s site”, being directed to a fundraiser, and sharing stickers on their stories!
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