Blog Author Mellissah Smith - Page 3
Interestingly enough, technology companies are still marketing, while many of their other discipline counterparts have pressed pause. The reason for this is the reliance on technology to power through any uncertainty and secure companies with better efficiencies, long-term cost savings and outcomes.
So, when COVID hit, I thought it would pass. A few weeks of hysteria and then we would be back to normal. A small bump in the road.
Facebook made an announcement on Tuesday that everyone saw coming by launching its Shops feature, a service that will allow businesses to display and sell products on its platforms. Positioned to take over the online shopping market for small business, Facebook opportune foray into the online shopping market comes as no surprise.
It's been a difficult few months for businesses who are navigating a new way of doing business, or forced closure. To say that it has been tough is an understatement. Like many entrepreneurs, I have been feeling the pressure and at times it is unsurmountable.
City of Melbourne and City of Sydney have announced a funding of up to $10,000 for businesses trying to get back in the game.
As a part of the government’s effort, the City Council of Melbourne and Sydney has recently announced an economic support package for businesses of up to $5million in grants for SMEs and NGOs.