Should your business continue remote work after COVID-19?

In March 2020, in what were the beginning stages of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, stay-at-home orders were enforced, and businesses scrambled to take their day-to-day operations online.

For the first time, people who were used to going into the office every day were plunged into the deep end of the working-from-home pool. As our new normal continues to unfold and restrictions are lifting, you might be wondering — should your company continue remote work after COVID-19?

In this post, I’ll share the pros and cons to both returning to the office, and continuing remote work.

Returning to the office post-pandemic

Making a decision to return to the office when it is considered safe in your area is a difficult decision. Read on to learn some pros and cons of returning to the office.

Pros:

  • Employees will have the chance to engage with one another face-to-face, which can
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Sell your products on Facebook and Instagram

There are over 1.7 billion active users across Facebook and Instagram. That’s almost a quarter of the entire population on Earth. And 130 million people with Instagram accounts tap on a shopping post every month.

As a small business owner, you want your products to be found. More importantly, you want your products found by as many of the right people as possible.

Sell your products socially

At some moment in time, a person clicked Follow on your Facebook or Instagram page. Something piqued their interest. Your followers may range from passing curious to faithful fans, but what you post shows up in their feed.

Every time you post, you’re building a relationship with your followers. And the beauty of social media is the ability to have conversations with your followers, and for them to share your posts with their friends.

The best part of all? Now you can connect … Read more

Should I Buy a House During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

You’ve been saving for a house by paying down your debt, working on improving your credit score, and cutting back on spending to find extra cash for savings. For many of us, buying a home will be the single biggest financial milestone we hit. Owning a home can drastically improve your quality of life, and it can seem especially appealing now that many of us are working from home and expanding our families.

But now, the world as we know it has come to a halt. Does that mean all your hard work was for nothing? And how long will you have to put your dreams on hold? The Coronavirus pandemic is making a lot of dreams feel out of reach, but if you’re wondering if you should put your dream of buying a home on hold, here are some things to consider:

Low interest rates encourage home buying

The … Read more