How can your business adapt to COVID-19?
During this difficult time in our economy small businesses are suffering all over Canada. COVID-19 has impacted everyone in a way that you’d never imagine, financially, mentally and physically.
The Prince Edward Island Government has launched a non-repayable contribution program called the “COVID-19 Business Adaptation Advice Program” where your Island business can receive up to $2500 for services to adapt and transition to digital or IT solutions. Solutions such as Ecommerce and marketing which can help launch your business into an online market where shopping from home has become the new normal.
July 31st is the deadline in which to apply. TDTSolutions can provide you with a FREE quote to help demonstrate how your business can adapt to a greater online presence. Also, we can analyze your business to provide further ideas and solutions on how to succeed online.
What are some of the ways a business can adapt with an online presence?
Subscriptions – Capture Residual Revenue with Recurring Payments
Can you guarantee how much money your store is going to make this month? If you offered subscription-based products, you could do just that. You can create and manage products with recurring payments.
A membership solution 100% integrated with your content and products. You can restrict your content to members, but you can also “drip” that content over time to schedule when members have access. Sell access to memberships, include memberships with product purchases, manually assign memberships, and completely integrate member perks within your store.
Sell Products Online
Expand your business to the online market. Your online store is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Collect orders and process credit card payments easily and securely. Ship products directly to your customer’s door.
Let your customers book reservations, appointments or rentals on their own – no phone calls required. Save yourself time and fill up your calendar by letting your site do the work for you. It’s perfect for virtual classes, online appointments, or rentals that need to be delivered to the customer.
Here are is a short list of business types that can benefit from an eCommerce solution
Sell your products that are sitting in your brick and mortar store. Receive orders and fulfill them by sending them via Canada Post or any other delivery company.
Services – Tradesman
Sell your services online and have people pay for them in advance.
Put your menu online and have people order locally with delivery.
Sell your content with a membership. People can log into your website and purchase a subscription service.
Do you have a service you can sell online virtually? Book meetings and have people pay for your time. Do you have a unique service that you can sell virtually, face-to-face online?
Hotels, Bed and Breakfast, Cottages.