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7 tips to help your creative business weather the Coronavirus storm

Charlie Smith from student marketing agency Intern explains how to get your business through COVID-19

05 May 2020

Charlie Smith is one of seven second-year BA Advertising students from UCA who have recently set up Intern, a virtual marketing agency providing free support to small businesses struggling with the impact of COVID-19.

We asked him for the agency’s top tips for creative entrepreneurs and small businesses wondering how to ensure they survive the crisis. Here’s what he said:

1. (Re)Set your goals.

2. Take another look at your marketing activity.

3. Prioritise communication with your clients.

4. Have confidence in your own skills and abilities.

5. Take opportunities that come your way

6. Be clear on what you can and can’t offer.

7. Don’t be afraid to ask others for help.