Entrepreneurship takes grit, whether it is in the easiest of times or the midst of a global crisis. It takes consistent hard work and dedication, which means that entrepreneurs are well-poised to handle the ups and downs of business that we are inevitably going to face due to the COVID-19 crisis. Undoubtedly these are unprecedented times, but if we continue to navigate these tumultuous waters with that same grit and determination, it took us to get our businesses off the ground we'll weather the storms with our companies intact. No one believes this more than Lance Bachmann entrepreneur and president of 1SEO Digital Agency.
Lance Bachmann founded 1SEO to help both large and small businesses increase their online visibility through search engine optimization (SEO), pay-per-click advertising, website design, digital marketing, and social media optimization. He intrinsically understands the digital needs of businesses, helping them succeed in an online marketplace. "As the COVID-19 crisis disrupts our usual way of doing business, we are forced to look at digital marketing as not merely a part of our strategy but a part of our survival," explains Lance.
Innovation is Key
Entrepreneurs have been finding new and innovative ways to run their businesses and serve their clients through this shifting landscape, which has migrated many of our interactions onto online platforms. Physical contact might be limited, but the interactions are still the same. "Clients are expecting to see the same service they expect from your business but in a more accessible way, and that way right now is digital," states Lance. "Entrepreneurs have to pivot. They have to be quick thinking to ride the wave of COVID-19, and with tenacity, they will."
"This crisis came swiftly," says Lance. "One minute, we were reading about an unknown virus spreading throughout the world, and the next minute our states and businesses were being systematically shut down. What this proved to a lot of us is something a lot of us already knew, we always have to be prepared." That preparedness involves a robust digital technology as well as strategy so that businesses can continue to operate anytime and anywhere.
The Digital Curve
The COVID-19 crisis has proved that the future of business is digital, and entrepreneurs do not want to be left behind on the digital curve as our world rapidly changes. Headquartered in Bristol, PA, 1SEO has been strengthening the digital presence of businesses for over ten years. "We've seen a lot during our time in business, and COVID-19 has been pretty extreme," explains Lance. "But with the right mindset and the right tools, businesses will come out of this crisis stronger than they went in. I have no doubt."