I am sure there are international members here... not intended to leave you out - just insert your own country's name in when reading - the sentiment holds true!
So, my business partner jumps in last night on Facebook and starts a group specifically for small businesses in the area to post their ads and business hours announcements / updates in during this difficult time. Those are the only posts allowed. Period.
You know, our community already has several "classified" type groups and whatnot, so I thought this would be a waste of time...well business owners flocked - and support from the community has been amazing! Support those now who have supported you and your kids' little league teams, etc...in the past.
Want to stand out in your community? Then stand UP and take action to support and help keep your community going strong and band them together. If you do this, please be sure to come back here and share the results...I will update about ours as well!
Here is our simple little community group: