Dance educators have managed adversity with passion and persistence since long before Covid-19 came on the scene.
In the last two weeks, as Congress passed various relief and stimulus bills, you may still be wondering exactly what help you can get. Here’s a summary, including cash for businesses, unemployment payments for gig workers and a new payroll loan program that converts to a grant (and is also open to independent contractors and the self-employed).
With their stores closed, dance retailers are focusing on staying connected with their customers and their local studios and getting down to rainy-day tasks they didn’t have time for before. If you’ve always meant to start or upgrade your store’s online selling, here’s how three storeowners did it.
Here are six takeaways that should be useful for navigating your way through the rescue package.
As someone who has filmed a lot of interviews, the author shares some tips and tricks that will help you look and sound great when videoconferencing.
This store established itself as a unique brand by focusing on fashion—brought to life annually with its community-wide fashion show. What branding strategy are you cooking up during this hiatus?
Business leader Misty Lown convened (remotely) more than 700 dance studio owners to create an action plan in response to COVID-19 studio closures. ICYMI, here are the takeaways.
Looking for help weathering this business crisis? SCORE is holding a live webinar, “Coronavirus and Your Small Business: Live Q&A with SCORE Mentors,” on April 9.
We want you to know that we are here for you. We’ll do our best to be a support in the weeks and months to come—bringing you news and business ideas you can use, links to business relief resources, and yes, inspiration and ideas from your fellow dance retailers and studio owners, on how to move forward.
Recent changes in Facebook Messenger, Pinterest and Instagram features could be useful for understanding and reaching out to your customers.