The development of this pandemic has affected habits and business and social activities, so adapting companies to reduce negative impacts is critical.
The spread of coronaviruses around the world puts the entire society on the brink of survival. Viruses originating in China have forced daily life habits to change, which has also affected manufacturing. Therefore, the company must also adapt to the pace caused by this pandemic to minimize the negative impact.
Therefore, when new customers come to us, we always ask a simple question: What is your biggest pain?
The answers we get can be summarized in two tasks:
- I need more customers.
- I need more money.
During the crisis, these tasks have not changed; the tools to achieve the goals have changed. We will discuss this.
For our customers, we have developed tips to help you prepare for a pandemic, such as COVID-19 or after the pandemic.
- Help customers, not just sell them
- Focus on online events and offers
- Customer relationship automation
- Online promotion
Survival strategies for businesses during COVID-19 lockdown
Know Your Business Cycles
If you already know that an epidemic exists or is about to come, you should be prepared for it. This is inevitable, it is best to avoid this situation, for this, you must clearly understand your business cycle, time, supply, demand and price decline (to withstand the impact, time and money).
Start Work At Home
Always remember to show that you are a socially responsible company and start working from home. Prove that your employees or family members are prepared for any unforeseen circumstances and are ready to take action to deal with this pandemic. Always try to ensure the safety of customers, companies, and goods and services.
Give Employees Flexibility
Schools across the country are closing, as are offices, shops, businesses and commercial centers. As the country gradually moves towards a full blockade, you will need to be flexible with employees’ time. If the child’s daycare is closed, some team members may have to leave unexpectedly. Others may have students returning home from school and unable to return home.
Shift Your Sales Strategy To Online
Many companies were forced to face the reality of the coronavirus shutdown in front of most biggest companies, providing a blueprint for responding to the storm. As the storefront closed its doors and workers stayed in place, savvy business owners changed their sales strategy to avoid major losses.
Plan For The Long Term
Although China and other economies have begun to recover, the spread of coronavirus is still spreading around the world, causing a chain reaction that will affect us for a period of time. So paln long term for your business.
At this time, it is necessary to understand the seriousness of the situation and make it beneficial to the enterprise, which is the key to the company’s smooth development in these difficult times. Here are some tips for staying connected and swimming during shutdown:
- Transparent communication with customers
- Maintain a healthy relationship with the contractor
- Management staff and related optimization
- Maintain team engagement
- Communication with stakeholders