Protecting Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19

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We’re providing small businesses with an expanding set of e-commerce tools to help them conduct business online and stay connected with communities they serve –for FREE.

Local matters to us –a lot

At Green Stick Marketing, we support local businesses, and during challenging times like these, we’re committed to that now more than ever.

We believe in strengthening local economies by partnering with experts (like you) and equipping you with the tools you need to be successful.

You may be facing staff shortages, remote work, and an evolving marketplace where changing custom habits are hurting your bottom line.

We’ve established this page to provide you with the latest resources and tools you need to guide you through this difficult time. 

Many small businesses that are not online and e-commerce enabled are being disproportionately affected by Covid-19. The situation is dire for these small businesses. For many, the choices are to close shop or move online. Moving online is often viewed as expensive, time-consuming and virtually impossible.

We want to help these small businesses get online, book appointments, and transact digitally. We’re providing everything a small business needs to ensure that customers stick with them during these challenging times –#StickWithMe

What’s included?

One industry-leading marketing platform loaded with the tools small businesses need to succeed online.

Local Listings

Consumers depend on accurate listings when searching for businesses online. Incorrect business listings lead to lost sales opportunities, frustrated consumers, and lower search rankings. 

Online Reputation

Reputation management brings all of the factors that contribute to your business’s online presence in one place, so you can take control of your online reputation. 

Social Marketing

Schedule content for all of your networks at once, generate new leads and interact with your existing client-base – all within the same innovative social media tool.

Customer Voice

Customer Voice gives you the power to gather customer experiences, boost your star power, and shine in front of consumers who are doing research about your business. 

Resources and Tools To Protect Your Business During COVID-19

How To Set Up An Online Store In Minutes

How To Set Up An Online Store In Minutes

To get started, all you need is a website that’s powered by WordPress—we’ll show you how to do the rest using WooCommerce, a free and open source plugin that allows you to easily set up a functioning web store, complete with payment and shipping options, in minutes.

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The Complete WordPress SEO Plugin Mastery

The Complete WordPress SEO Plugin Mastery

SEO is the key to conquering the internet, and as the digital climate becomes increasingly saturated, it is becoming more important than ever to make sure that you are making every effort to get seen on the web. One of the easiest ways to give your sites a little extra boost is by implementing the right WordPress plugins.

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How Businesses Can Overcome Temporary Review Limitations

How Businesses Can Overcome Temporary Review Limitations

Both Google and Yelp took these actions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has changed the way many local businesses operate and completely shuttered the doors of others. In an effort to protect vulnerable local businesses, Google and Yelp are trying to prevent an onslaught of reviews that might be ill-informed or malicious in nature. Until things go back to normal, businesses need to be aware of how these changes will affect them online.

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Common COVID-10 Myths & Advice

Common COVID-10 Myths & Advice

Helping small businesses navigate through uncertain times means you need to present them with reliable information and be prepared with what that means for them right now.

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How to Stay Productive While Working From Home

How to Stay Productive While Working From Home

We live in a time when you can literally work from anywhere. Internet access and online servers have made it possible to work from your office, your home, or even sitting on a beach. This may or may not be a good thing. However, if you find yourself working from home, there’s several ways to maximize your workspace and the time you spend there.

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How To Use Digital Marketing To Communicate With Customers

How To Use Digital Marketing To Communicate With Customers

In times of instability, many businesses feel pressure to step back from the market in order to regroup and prepare for the short-term consequences affecting their industry. But digital marketing—and especially SEO—isn’t an area that benefits from this retreat. Below are our thoughts on how you can lead your business through the coronavirus crisis for success on the other side.

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