LDDA Coronavirus Update April 7, 2020

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Hotline phone calls with Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to answer questions about Stimulus Packages & Other Funding Opportunities. 
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SBDC Webinar on Wednesday, April 8 – The Big Picture: Understanding The CARES Act, SBA Loans, Unemployment and How to Decide What is Right For Your Business  Register here.

LOCAL Campaign
To replace the Gift Card Incentive that ends tomorrow, April 8, we’re launching a new LOCAL campaign starting Friday, April 10. Customers and clients can earn Downtown Gift Cards by supporting downtown businesses in 5 ways. More information will be posted at downtownlongmont.com later this week. The basics:

  • L: Like or Follow 3 new Downtown Businesses on Social Media. (Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter)
  • O: Order Online or Via Telephone From a Downtown Retail Store (products). 
  • C: Carry-Out or Have Food Delivered from a Downtown Restaurant. 
  • A: Appreciate Local by buying a gift card directly from a downtown business. 
  • L: Love – Share your love.  Do a social media post, tag us (Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter) and three friends and tell or show us how you kept Downtown the heart of #strongmont. 

Social Media Crash Course
Trying to quickly learn how to navigate the world of social media and digital marketing? Join us this Friday, April 10th from 1 – 2:30 PM for the “LDDA Social Media and Marketing Crash Course”! This presentation will cover best practices, tips, and resources to help you engage with your audience, as well as Q&A time. Presenters include Mersadi McClure from the LDDA, Mikayla Adair from Visit Longmont, and Macie May from Longmont Observer and Longmont Public Media. Web Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/537585789  Call-In: (301) 715-8592 Meeting ID: 537 585 789

#Strongmont Spirit
In these challenging times, Longmont’s strong community spirit shines through! On Friday, April 10th, we want you to show off your #Strongmont spirit! It’s easy – just post a photo on social media with the hashtag #strongmont. Wear apparel from your favorite local business and show you care!  Tell your customers! More details here: https://www.visitlongmont.org/things-to-do/strongmont/

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