Struggling to keep up with the constantly changing business landscape that’s suddenly popped up due to the Coronavirus? Me too, seriously! If you’re looking for ways to pandemic-proof your business, I’ve got some ideas.
These four tips and tricks are great for helping to firm up your business processes and help you deal with the less-than-ideal times.
Set Up Better Systems
Systems are the lifeblood of a business. Ok, maybe they’re not but they are REALLY important. And if you want to pandemic-proof your business, you need to set up better ones. WAY better ones.
Automate where you can. Set up systems that allow you to bring in leads instead of having to go out and get them. Firm up every area in your business that you can with a system.
Not only will this help your bottom line because you’ll save money by having a great and efficient system set up, but you’ll also be better prepared when it comes to dealing with an emergency like the current pandemic.
Wherever possible, get online.
It should come as no surprise to anyone that the world is constantly moving more and more digital. And while we do have spurts here and there about taking it offline and uncomplicating life, most people end up with their phone in their hands searching the internet. It’s just reality.
So if there is any chance for you to get your business online, it will seriously help when you go to pandemic-proof your operations. If you don’t know how, get creative!
Perfect Your Sales Game
Your sales game needs to be in tip-top shape if you are trying to pandemic-proof your business. This goes hand-in-hand with setting up good sales, but you really want to make sure EVERYTHING in your sales process is firmed up and ready to go.
Perfecting your sales game takes on many shapes and forms, but essentially you want to focus on things that make and save your customers money (especially in times like today) and clearly lay out what you do!
Build Products for Your Service-Based Business
If you run a service-based business, products are your friend. Truthfully, this isn’t just a trick for when it comes to pandemic-proof your business. It’s also relevant if you’re looking to firm up your bottom line and increase your revenue streams.
How do you make products out of your service-based business? It depends on what you do and what you want to do. Maybe you could create courses, write an eBook, build templates—there are a ton of things that you can do to get more out of your business.
How are you planning to pandemic-proof your business? Share your thoughts in the comments below!
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Tae started out as a journalist before following the money into the corporate world. But it turns out that the grass isn’t always greener and now you can find her spending most of her time writing about all the things she loves. Namely, money, travel and business with a hefty dose of self-deprecating humor. She is a podcast fanatic, blogging aficionado and loves to find new ways to turn passions into cold hard cash!