Businesses, particularly small businesses have taken a huge knock during COVID-19. We spoke with John Gower, Director of Omni Local. Omni Local holds local network meetings, held fortnightly, to help bring business owners together as a community. Omni Local works with businesses to help grow and develop new ideas and referrals. We spoke with John about what he thinks some of the biggest challenges have been for small businesses during this time and what he believes the future holds after the pandemic. What challenges has […]
Now more than ever, small businesses face a challenge when it comes to digital marketing. With a limited budget, little access to marketing resources it is important to plan carefully. In the first part of this webinar we will cover the current challenging situation due to Covid-19, including coverage of grants and other available support. In the second part of this webinar we will give some advice on how to develop a marketing strategy tailored to your business. We will also explain how a small […]
Trust and reliability are highly important when it comes to business. If your customers do not fully trust your services, your business would struggle to thrive. So, why verify your business? Below we talk about some of the key reasons why you should think about verifying your business and how trust plays a huge role to help build relationships with customers. Increasing credibility Verifying your business is important, it helps potential new customers that your business is legitimate. Automatically this helps support your credibility, by […]
We are happy to announce that we are rolling out Business Verification for your business on Scooploop. Business Verification means that we have verified you to have access to the postal address registered with Company House. Therefore you are a legally registered business and the owner of your business profile is identical with the owner of the business. Business Verification will help users to trust your business. How it works for Business Owners Business owners can apply for verification via their business settings. They will […]
Supporting local businesses in the current climate we are in, has never been more important until now. We spoke with InStreatham to find out in more detail, what they do and how they help support local businesses within the Streatham area. Their mission, “is to get people thinking of Streatham as a destination! We engage with landlords and leaseholders to improve what is on offer to locals by helping to attract a diverse business mix. Our main goal is to re-brand a once vibrant high […]
Here at Scooploop HQ, we want to help all our Users and Businesses to ensure that they are getting all the support possible. We know this is an incredibly difficult time for everyone at the moment, so we have decided to help bring local communities together, by introducing a new feature which offers help to anyone on Scooploop who may need it. You will notice a popup when signed into Scooploop, providing you with the option to offer your help to your fellow neighbours who […]
As we can all appreciate, the world is a little manic right now and with COVID-19, now more than ever, is the time to help and support local businesses. We wanted to provide useful tips and ideas on how you can help support your local businesses. This is a crucial time for all businesses and they need all the support they can from their local communities, to come together and ensure that they are doing all they can to help.
Competitive markets and standing out from the crowd Establishing your business in an ever growing, busy and competitive market can be tough. So, how do you ensure that your brand stands out from the crowd? We have some top tips to help your business shine through from its competitors…
“I decided to join Scooploop as it’s a website for my local community and it’s free!” – Miranda, a member of Scooploop, runs a photography business and created a Scooploop for Business page that she soul runs. We asked Miranda about how Scooploop has helped with her photography business and how she feels about the community side of it.
Local charities have a tough job, with small budgets, small teams and at times, a lack of resources. So, it is vital that the local communities come out and support their local charities in any way possible.