Troubling. Uncertain. Frustrating. Challenging. However, you want to describe this global pandemic of COVID-19, it is our reality right now and is affecting all of us in unique ways.
For marketers, they are having to dive deeper in the digital world as they rely on online tactics to engage consumers.
Brock Flagstad, a Chicago-based business professional with expert knowledge in digital marketing, is working to ensure that marketing professionals are equipped with the right knowledge and strategies to effectively market during a time of crisis. He highlights best practices that marketers should engage in right now.
Coronavirus, the dreaded word of 2020. From January until early March, it was business as usual as customers freely walked around their city’s shopping districts and made a point to support small, local businesses. By mid-March, the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the world and forced all non-essential businesses to temporarily close their brick-and-mortar shops and move to purely online sales. The loss of offline sales has posed a significant challenge to many businesses, particularly those that are independent.
So, what can small businesses do to navigate this challenge? According to Brock Flagstad, a Chicago-based business professional and majority partner of…
Welcome! My name is Brock Flagstad and I am the majority partner of a company focusing on helping small business owners. I am currently located in Chicago, Illinois and love it here. I am an alumnus of Miami University where I earned my B.S. degree majoring in finance and minoring in international marketing.
I am a top-performing professional with proven presentation, negotiation, and closing abilities. At the businesses I have worked for, I have delivered consistent contributions to grow revenue, increase company productivity and efficiency, sales training/development, and customer relationship management skills. I am most proficient and experienced in digital…
Entrepreneur located in Chicago, IL. Alumnus of Miami University — majored in finance and minored in international marketing.