As of July 19th, restrictions are lifting and confident customers are boosting demand while looking for small businesses to help them kickstart their projects. Read our tips on how to get your business ready.
Lifting Restrictions & Small Business
Find out which projects customers are getting ready to book in your industry.
On July 19th limits on guests at weddings, concerts, and events will be lifted. Look for an increase in customers booking wedding and event professionals like photographers, videographers, caterers, hair and makeup artists, event planners and more!
Home Improvement Professionals
In 2021 home has become more important than ever. It’s been everything from a study space to a home office to a gym – now it’s a space to host family and friends again.
Here are some projects to look for as customers refresh their living spaces and host guests:
- Domestic cleaners to get things sparkling before company arrives
- Gardening services to create an inviting outdoor space for summer garden parties
- Rubbish removal to clear out clutter and create more space for entertaining
- Furniture assembly to upgrade a home office, set up patio furniture, or expand storage space
- Remodelling for kitchens and bathrooms to boost property value
- Painting & decorating to uplift and refresh interiors
- Man and van services for customers who are moving house with the booming property market
Health & Fitness Professionals
With restrictions on July 19th lifting for events and new travel options opening up, customers are looking to get in shape and feel their best for all their summer adventures.
Get your business ready for customers who want to revitalise their fitness routine from personal training to yoga classes. Warm summer days also create a great opportunity to offer flexibility and book sessions at a local park, the gym, or in the garden.
Music & Tuition Professionals
As restrictions on guests at events lift, customers are ready to celebrate their special occasions with friends and family. Look for customers booking musicians and entertainment professionals who can make their events stand out.
With summer holidays just around the corner as well, customers are also looking to book music lessons and academic tutors to keep students learning, inspired, and help them get ahead for the upcoming autumn school term.
Tips to Get Your Small Business Ready
With the boost in customer confidence we’re seeing an uplift in requests across the services on Bidvine. Here’s how you can make the most of the high demand.
Bid For Free
As a reminder, it’s now free to bid on Bidvine! You only pay when a customer contacts you or you reveal their verified-phone number. Learn more about how professionals are saving with Pay For Contact here.
Add All of Your Services
Do you offer multiple services? Have you recently expanded which services your business offers? Update your service preferences to expand your opportunities and receive relevant requests for all your services.
Update Your Profile photo
Make your profile stand out with with a professional profile photo! To update your photo easily book a portrait photoshoot with a fellow professional on Bidvine.
Bidvine Tip – Before and after photos are a top way to showcase your skills, learn more here.
Remote & In-Person
Do you offer services that can be provided either remotely or in-person? Be sure to update your preferences to highlight your flexibility to prospective customers. Find out how to edit your travel preferences here.
Save time on sending bids and reach customers instantly! Compare the benefits of manual bidding and automatic bidding with BidMatch in this guide.
Save up to 20% on Leads
Make the most of your marketing budget with Bidvine Plus and save up to 20% on leads! Read this article to compare Plus tiers and find the best fit for your business.
Get £90 on us
We know that when you’re growing your business every little bit counts. If you have yet to create a Tide business account, you can create one for free and get £50 in your account plus £40 in Bidvine credit. Learn more here.
Government Financial Support
Find out if your business is eligible for coronavirus financial support such as loans, tax relief, or cash grants with this tool.
*Stay up to date with the latest on the lifting of restrictions for summer 2021 here.