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New Product Pivot for Businesses During COVID-19


This is a time of creativity. As a business owner or potential business owner, you may find yourself stuck and finding difficulty to move forward in business, whether you are open, closed or just waiting. Wherever you are in the process of your business, under the shadow of the COVID-19 crisis, we want to encourage you to dream. Dream up new products, new services. These can be within your current industry, or maybe you have decided to dip your toes into an entirely new industry. If you’re up against some mental blocks, we can help give you some inspiration for popular types of products that you could possibly explore adding to your business. We’re here to help you get funding, because we know that you may need to invest to build out this new direction!

Masks

Oh, this one is a given. Many businesses have jumped on this wagon, and the demand is high. Clothing companies have found this to be a very natural direction to take by simply repurposing their materials. An article in D Magazine talks about the fashion industry’s role in mask production – the pros and cons. If this is a product you are considering to add, make sure you do your research and air the proper disclaimers. For example, many of the masks being produced are only to serve as a covering to satisfy the mask orders in place across the Nation. If your mask does not meet medical standards, or include a filter, these types of things must be stated. 

Delivery Services

Many businesses in the food and beverage industry are keeping their doors open by offering curbside takeout and delivery. In light of these modifications, delivery services are in demand more than ever, and it’s not just the restaurants who need help getting their products from point A to point B. Grocery stores, pharmacies and other essential businesses can also use a helping hand, especially with businesses like Amazon’s Whole Foods Delivery Service being overwhelmed by online orders. 

Hand Sanitizers

Even though washing hands under running water is the best way to make sure those pesky germs are being banished, it’s not always a choice when you’re on the go. That’s why people are starting to carry hand sanitizer with them. Businesses have started to cater to this demand by producing their own hand sanitizers for consumers. Distilleries have been one of the industries to start making this pivot – as per an article on CNBC

Start Dreaming Your Next Business Move

These are stressful times for business owners. The best way to relieve stress is through creation – the possibilities are endless and they are out there. Finding a way to be creative and positively influence your future is a win, for sure. Dream up new strategies for your existing business, new campaigns, new products and services, new branding – or just dream up an entirely new business! Start the process of obtaining the funding to make your dreams a reality, you can call us at any time to find out what type of funding we can get to help you make those next moves. 

Thinking of Starting a Remote Business?

Of course there are more options, which we will share on our next blog, but the key is to start exploring now. Don’t just sit at home watching Netflix and letting this opportunity go by. If you have the dream, we can help you get the funding to take the next step. 

It’s becoming all the rage now, with people looking for opportunities and creating new business ideas. If you are one of the bright new entrepreneurs looking to weather this storm by building a strong boat, we can help you find funding options that are right for you. Why wait another moment?

Financial restraints have been a complaint for many of the dreamers, limiting themselves to their immediate funds. There is an alternative. If you have the dreams and decent credit, Small Business Loans and No Doc Loans are available to you. Our goal is to provide you with the knowledge you need and the resources available to make your dream a reality. Give us a call – we have the education and the perspective to help you obtain the loans you need for your small business. Visit our website or give us a call to find out what financial backing is available to make your business soar!

Unsecured Finances has over 10 years in the consulting business! We specialized in educating and assisting clients on acquiring Unsecured Business Loans and Start-Up Business Specialty Loans including; Unsecured No Documentation (No-Doc Stated Income) Loans, Unsecured Business Loans, and Unsecured Start-Up Business Loans and Lines of Credit from $10,000 to $500,000 without Assets.

Apply on our website to find out if you qualify, or call today for a free consultation: 1-888-294-2584


Clean & Safe During Coronavirus

Tips for Your Business to Stay Safe

While some businesses have hit the “pause” button right now, there are still many businesses running during this time of COVID-19. If you are one of the essential businesses who are still required to bring employees in and/or serve the public, there are some basic but incredibly vital cleanliness/safety procedures that should be followed for your business (For more detailed information, make sure to visit the resource links at the bottom of this article). 

Prioritizing Critical Operations 

Things are going to be a little different around here for a while. That means taking a look at how the business is run, what operations are crucial to staying open, and where you can have certain tasks and team members reporting remotely. As much as you can limit on-site staff, you must make the effort to do so. Now is the time to put trust in your team members who have roles that can be completed from home. 

Educating Your Team

Times like these will exercise your communication muscles. Start by ensuring there are several communication mediums in place so that your team is always informed throughout the evolution of this worldwide crisis. Using group messaging platforms or a mass email communication must be in place so there is back-and-forth communication, but consider also having a dedicated page on your website to update staff daily, and another page to update your customers and clients. 

Daily updates of the progress of the situation and how it affects the businesses are important, but this is also a perfect place to keep a list of safety and hygiene measures that staff must follow if they are coming into the office or servicing clients:

  • Hand Washing
  • Coughing/Sneezing Etiquette
  • Face Mask/Glove Implementation and Procedures
  • Workstation Cleanliness

Make sure to explain how each of these measures should be followed, as well as what the importance is for each. 

If you are providing safety/cleanliness supplies, this should also be communicated. 

Cleaning Your Space

Whether you have a (small, trusted) team coming in to clean the office or if you are cleaning your space personally, it is important that the cleaning procedures are followed closely and thoroughly. Multiple times per day, areas experiencing traffic should be wiped down and disinfected. If deliveries are made to your business, ensure that those delivery personnel are properly covered with masks, and that transfers of goods are completed with as little interaction as possible. Disinfect delivery materials. 

Take the time to consider all the touchpoints in your workplace. Before these times of crisis, it is common to overlook all the avenues that viruses could possibly take to spread. Becoming aware of daily habits and everything that could potentially come in contact with the virus is the best way to prevent it from spreading. Educate yourself, educate others and make sure consistent cleaning procedures are being followed to keep yourself, your staff and your customers safe. 


Thinking of Starting a Remote Business?

Of course there are more options, which we will share on our next blog, but the key is to start exploring now. Don’t just sit at home watching Netflix and letting this opportunity go by. If you have the dream, we can help you get the funding to take the next step. 

It’s becoming all the rage now, with people looking for opportunities and creating new business ideas. If you are one of the bright new entrepreneurs looking to weather this storm by building a strong boat, we can help you find funding options that are right for you. Why wait another moment?

Financial restraints have been a complaint for many of the dreamers, limiting themselves to their immediate funds. There is an alternative. If you have the dreams and decent credit, Small Business Loans and No Doc Loans are available to you. Our goal is to provide you with the knowledge you need and the resources available to make your dream a reality. Give us a call – we have the education and the perspective to help you obtain the loans you need for your small business. Visit our website or give us a call to find out what financial backing is available to make your business soar!

More resources for keeping your business space as safe as possible:

3 Ways to Keep Your Workplace Clean During Coronavirus Scare

US Chamber of Commerce – Best Practices for Small Businesses

Forbes – 6 Ways To Protect Your Business During The Coronavirus Outbreak

Unsecured Finances has over 10 years in the consulting business! We specialized in educating and assisting clients on acquiring Unsecured Business Loans and Start-Up Business Specialty Loans including; Unsecured No Documentation (No-Doc Stated Income) Loans, Unsecured Business Loans, and Unsecured Start-Up Business Loans and Lines of Credit from $10,000 to $500,000 without Assets.

Apply on our website to find out if you qualify, or call today for a free consultation: 1-888-294-2584

3 Ways to Keep Building Your Business During COVID-19


We’ve got a mixture of things happening in the business landscape right now, and depending if you are an essential business, an online business, or a non-essential brick-and-mortar, there are definitely things you can be doing to utilize this time. The biggest challenge is for those businesses who are completely stagnant right now, not able to do a lick of business. As frustrating and abysmal as that may be, try to see this time as a gift. A gift to revitalize and evolve your business in a way that you wouldn’t have been able to otherwise. These following points can apply to any kind of business right now, but especially to those who are stuck at the moment.  

  1. Research Your Competition

When everything is in it’s usual fast pace, the world running 1,000 miles a minute, many don’t stop to consider what the competition is doing. Do you know who your competition is? How are they navigating this crisis? How are they treating their employees, and what measures are they taking to contribute to the safety of those employed and those that they serve? How a business reacts in times like these is a great reflection on their character and ethics. It is specifically put under a microscope by society. Check out how other businesses are failing or succeeding at handling the COVID-19 crisis, and make notes to help examine how your business compares, and how it could improve.

  1. Examine Your Business Strategy

Use this time to dive into your overall business strategy. What has been working for you so far, and where are the holes? Checking and adjusting is a constant process, especially in times like these where your strategy may take a completely different turn. How prepared is your business for obstacles like these, and how might you be able to improve your strategy? From your research on the competition, have you noticed concepts, workflows or campaigns that they have put in place that could be worked into your own strategy? Now is the time to pay attention to what has been working for you, or what needs to be modified to further your success.

  1. Utilize Your Marketing

Marketing is one of the most crucial components of your business at this point in time. Whether you are open for business or closed, you should be on top of your marketing to communicate with your audience or potential audience. If you are open, make sure you are constantly updating your followers with your hours of business, specials you may have running, and any other vital information concerning the crisis and how your business is handling things. 

If you are not open for business, that needs to be communicated on your social media as well. But just because you are not open, doesn’t mean you can’t prepare your audience for when you will be again. Right now you have a captive audience, don’t let that pass you by. You have a chance to start getting creative with your marketing, stay present in their minds and get them excited about when they can utilize your services. 

Start Dreaming Your Next Business Move

The best way to relieve stress is through creation. Finding a way to be creative and positively influence your future is a win, for sure. Dream up new strategies for your existing business, new campaigns, new products and services, new branding – or just dream up an entirely new business! Start the process of obtaining the funding to make your dreams a reality, you can call us at any time to find out what type of funding we can get to help you make those next moves. 

Thinking of Starting a Remote Business?

Of course there are more options, which we will share on our next blog, but the key is to start exploring now. Don’t just sit at home watching Netflix and letting this opportunity go by. If you have the dream, we can help you get the funding to take the next step. 

It’s becoming all the rage now, with people looking for opportunities and creating new business ideas. If you are one of the bright new entrepreneurs looking to weather this storm by building a strong boat, we can help you find funding options that are right for you. Why wait another moment?

Financial restraints have been a complaint for many of the dreamers, limiting themselves to their immediate funds. There is an alternative. If you have the dreams and decent credit, Small Business Loans and No Doc Loans are available to you. Our goal is to provide you with the knowledge you need and the resources available to make your dream a reality. Give us a call – we have the education and the perspective to help you obtain the loans you need for your small business. Visit our website or give us a call to find out what financial backing is available to make your business soar!

Unsecured Finances has over 10 years in the consulting business! We specialized in educating and assisting clients on acquiring Unsecured Business Loans and Start-Up Business Specialty Loans including; Unsecured No Documentation (No-Doc Stated Income) Loans, Unsecured Business Loans, and Unsecured Start-Up Business Loans and Lines of Credit from $10,000 to $500,000 without Assets.

Apply on our website to find out if you qualify, or call today for a free consultation: 1-888-294-2584