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Crisis Marketing: What Tampa Bay Small Business Owners Should Know

Mar 31, 2020 12:43:50 PM / by Larry Julius

Last week, Gordon Borell, CEO of Borrell Associates shared insights with Tampa Bay small business owners on the value of marketing to consumers during a crisis. A video replay of the teleconference is available by clicking here.

Mr. Borrell is the CEO of Borrell Associates. His company is one of the most trusted sources of trends and forecasts for local media today.

According to Mr. Borrell, despite social distancing and economic jitters induced by the Coronavirus chaos, consumers are still spending money.

He points to research from Ibis that consumer consumption continues in almost every crisis including, depressions, recessions, floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, fires, and, now, pandemic.

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Topics small business, small business owner, best way to advertise, radio advertising, small business advertising, corona, coronavirus, covid19, crisis marketing

Tampa Radio: Who's Listening During The Coronavirus Crisis

Mar 27, 2020 1:41:11 PM / by Larry Julius

In a typical week, 2.1 million adult consumers tune-in to Tampa radio stations.  But, since the onset of the Coronavirus, the weeks have not been typical.

Before social-distancing and work-from-home orders, 1.3 million Tampa Bay consumers would drive to-and-from work each day. More than 94% of these commuters could be reached by radio.  

Tampa Bay small business owners who depend on radio advertising to market their goods and services, therefore, might be concerned that the disruption in commuting patterns could depress the amount of time consumers spend with local radio.

According to market research, however, radio listening remains an important part of the daily life of consumers. Even amid the current chaos.

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Topics small business, small business owner, best way to advertise, radio advertising, retail, corona, coronavirus, covid19, crisis marketing

Coronavirus: Advertising In Tampa Bay For Small Business Survival

Mar 24, 2020 10:22:41 AM / by Larry Julius

Tampa Bay small business owners are fighting the coronavirus battles on multiple fronts.  Their first objective is to keep their families and employees safe. Then, of course, there are the concerns of keeping their businesses healthy enough to survive current disruptions.

The business literature has an abundance of case studies showing how survival is often connected to a thoughtful communications and marketing strategy during challenging times.  

Business owners need to let Tampa Bay consumers know if they are still open. If their hours have changed. Or if they are providing alternative shopping methods (e.g., delivery, curbside pick-up).

Most importantly, it is imperative consumers know that a business will still be there for them when the crisis is over.

For those owners who are depending on communication to preserve their business, the best option may be to advertise on Tampa radio.

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Keep Your Tampa Bay Small Business Healthy During The Corona Crisis

Mar 16, 2020 12:27:02 PM / by Larry Julius & Bob McCurdy

The top concern of every Tampa Bay small business owner is the health and safety of their families and employees.  Local information and breaking news regarding the Coronavirus is available by clicking here.

Of course, a secondary concern is tending to the health of their business amid an overabundance of social and financial disruptions. 

There is one prescription that helped many Tampa area businesses survive the Great Depression of 1929, the economic crash of 2009, and every recession in between.  The Rx for keeping a business healthy during chaotic times is to continue advertising.

The best example of how advertising cand fend off tough times was shared by The New Yorker magazine financial columnist James Surowiecki.

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Topics Restaurants, small business, small business owner, best way to advertise, radio advertising, retail stores, recession, Retailer, retail, corona, coronavirus, covid19

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