Croydon tech businesses on working from home and staying connected
Croydon’s businesses share advice on how to keep your business going, stay connected and work from home effectively.
This is our first of a new regular series of round-ups of the top bloggage and news by Croydon’s tech sector, giving you an insight into the innovations and insights coming out of the Silicon Flyover.
These are unprecedented times, and all over the world our daily lives have changed in big ways. The Cronx has some advice to help you stay connected with your clients and the business community.
Dotdigital on special offers they’re running during the lockdown, like extra agents for anyone using their live chat tool
ClearCommunityWeb is hosting virtual lessons on digital skills, including a new course on Zoom
Natterbox shared an informative piece on the sudden forced switch to remote working, and how their business telephony products can help teams stay afloat
Dotdigital’s wry advice on the current pressure to go into comms overdrive: “don’t panic and send toilet paper emails”
Check out these virtual speed networking events run by White Label’s The Big Breakfast
Proud Croydonites Bare PR present 6 ways to connect with your customers during the crisis
Working from home
For many of us, shifting to the ‘home office’ will become the new normal for a while. Croydon’s community has written some great blog posts to help you cope with these new times and continue being productive at work.
Super cool exhibition website creator ASP has tips on making sure you look and sound great on camera
JT Global Enterprise’s advice on making sure that your internet connection and video calls work better at home
Inception Support has tips on improving your productivity through your home IT setup
Keeping your business alive
It’s tough out there for businesses right now. Croydon’s companies have been sharing methods and advice on how they keep themselves relevant through the crisis.
Dotdigital’s comprehensive tips on effectively communicating your business continuity
Voucher code-generating wizards Uniqodo came up with specialist tips for travel businesses in these tricky times
Web developers ChilliApple on what they do best: setting up an online shop
Digital built environment boffins PCSG: what can COVID19 comms teach us about good bid writing?
Strata on how COVID-19 has shown the need for more flexible cyber controls management
Bare PR’s reassuring words on how you can still generate income
Planning for recovery
These times will pass, so how can we best spend our time preparing – and improving – our businesses for what comes next?
JT Global Enterprise looks at the post-lockdown tech landscape and how to prepare for it
Bare PR on how to ensure your business takes off after lockdown
Fun and games
As a bonus, one of our local favourites had this great post to keep our spirits up…
Award-winning board game cafe Ludoquist share their recommendations for board games you can play online with friends