With everything seemingly at a standstill as most are adhering to the COVID-19 lockdown, how do you stay busy? The situation may be slightly different for people working from home but not so much for those on furlough. Without having to do any work and not being allowed to travel, it’s time to get creative.
Technology has allowed many people to work from home but the trend hasn’t reached the level it could. Working remotely has mostly been associated with digital nomads travelling the world whilst staying connected, but all that has changed.
Until now, working remotely has been an occasional treat for many office-based workers but millions of people have been asked to work from home. This was a necessary step considering the unprecedented times of uncertainty we face around the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Whether we like to admit it or not, automation plays a major role in our 21st-century lives. From marketing automation and email apps to Siri and Alexa helping us schedule our calendars to smart homes turning our lights on and off. Not to mention the technology that enables your car to almost park itself or remind you of a vehicle in the blind spot.
If we accept that automation is in our personal lives, why are so few companies really optimising it for business? It comes down to the simple fact that business owners want to be in control. They want to create, manage and adapt customer experiences themselves as some believe that marketing automation is less personable.
Are you using Google to help grow your business in the digital realm? Do you know what Google My Business (GMB) is and how to use it? This article will highlight some of the major benefits of having a business listing on Google and how you can set yours up in a few simple steps.