Free Digital Marketing Business Plan Sample

Erwin Oropesa

Have You Made the Move to Digital Marketing and PR? It Will Save You Money and Time!

Free Digital Marketing Business Plan Sample

Does it sometimes get you frustrated that you are too short of time to actually develop or even, dare I say, enjoy your business?
Nowadays your marketing focus needs to seek increased engagement with your customers, not less! So unless you look at alternative ways to promote your business then you may have a time problem?
Your marketing plan should have a heavy focus on digital communication but it must include ways in which you can convert that engagement into sales.
The best move you can now make in your business is towards Digital Marketing or Social Media Marketing and PR.
At Virtual Business Media, we look at opportunities to use the free media that we now have access to and use this expertise to create a … Read More

Ridgefield Releases Results of Coronavirus Impact Survey

Erwin Oropesa

RIDGEFIELD, CT — Revenues are down, online sales are up, and most jobs are preserved, according to Ridgefield’s Economic & Community Development Commission.

The information came in the form of the released results of the Ridgefield COVID-19 Business Impact Survey. That questionnaire, distributed in June, was designed to gauge how the town’s 600 businesses and nonprofit organizations are performing during the COVID-19 pandemic

In all, 145 businesses and nonprofits responded to the survey that measured five categories including Operations and Supply Chain, Workforce, Finance, Business Resources, and Future. Data collected from the survey will help Ridgefield’s leaders gain a better understanding of the COVID-19 business climate and inform which resources to pursue in support of Ridgefield’s business and nonprofit community, according to ECDC chair Geoffrey Morris.

“The town now has a clear picture of how Ridgefield businesses and nonprofits are faring in the COVID era,” Morris said. “We can

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FCA to tell lenders to extend payment freeze on car finance and high-cost credit

Erwin Oropesa
New and nearly new cars are displayed for sale on a forecourt of a car dealership. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
New and nearly new cars are displayed for sale on a forecourt of a car dealership. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on Friday indicated that it will tell rent-to-own firms, car finance providers, and pawnbrokers to keep offering payment freezes to borrowers in financial difficulty in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

Under extended proposals, customers who have yet to request a payment freeze would also have until 31 October to do so, the FCA said.

Under a payment holiday announced in April, the FCA ordered firms to give drivers a three-month freeze on payments if the pandemic had left them in temporary financial difficulty. It told firms not to end agreements or repossess vehicles for such customers.

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Firms offering rent-to-own, “buy now, pay later” and pawnbroking agreements were also

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No politics, please! Hong Kong finance professionals impose self-censorship after security law

Erwin Oropesa

By Sumeet Chatterjee and Scott Murdoch

HONG KONG (Reuters) – A year ago, growing anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong were a hot topic in conversations among bankers, lawyers and other investment professionals in one of the world’s biggest and freest financial hubs.

On Thursday, two days after China imposed a controversial new security law on the city, you could almost hear a pin drop. Bankers were tight lipped, shunning any mention of the legislation over the phone or messaging apps in a sign of how much disquiet it has triggered.

More than half a dozen people Reuters spoke to said they chose not to talk about the impact of the law on their businesses with their colleagues and external contacts, though there had been no such official instruction from their respective organizations.

The sweeping legislation pushed the semi-autonomous city, which is the regional home for a large number of global

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