Thursday, March 26, 2020

Coronavirus Teachable Moment: Kansas City Small Biz Learns That Websites Sell Products & Services Better Than Social Media

Every kind of promo works in some small way . . . And we're not giving ANYBODY biz advice . . . But picking up direct sales by way of any of the social media outlets requires a consistent and expensive promo effort . . . Meanwhile, small time local biz with something to sell and simple transactions to make can't replace simply directing customers to their online store now that retail is taking another horrific hit.

Here's more biz insight and a glimpse at locals struggling to survive amid the shut down. Checkit:

Big and small businesses affected by COVID-19

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Metro businesses, both big and small, are feeling the impact of COVID-19. Those struggles could impact government tax revenues as well. There were no customers at the Mission Fresh Fashion store on Johnson Drive Tuesday, a business run by Becky Hanf and her husband for 22 years.

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