EDGE Recovery Resources Update
May 4, 2020
TIPS ON SUCCESSFUL REOPENING for Hospitality Businesses

Roger Curlin , founder of Club Savor and EDGE member, and USFSP's Miguel Miranda have created an excellent, free 5-part Facebook video series for the hospitality industry "Thriving in the Post-COVID Economy."

The units include Overview, Finances, Layout, Safety, and Marketing. To see, click here . They will be adding another 5 videos soon. Thank you, Roger & Miguel!
Want to know if you have a valid insurance claim for business interruption due to the COVID crisis ? The Jeeves Law Firm in the EDGE District has offered to do free reviews of EDGE business' insurance policies to see if you should qualify for coverage. For more information, contact Scott Jeeves at 727-894-2929 or omjeeves@aol.com. Thank you, Scott!
To provide content for our EDGE Virtual Boutiques Tour campaign, Jeremy Cocomise, owner of Skyway Media , has generously offered to create 3-D videos at our EBDA members' stores.

This 3-D tour campaign will be used on our social media to help rebuild visibility and customer traffic for our retailers. If you are an EBDA member boutique, Jeremy will be contacting you soon to schedule filming.

Thank you so much, Jeremy and the whole Skyway Media team!
Marcia Wells, owner of 1st Ave. Liquors in the EDGE District, has kindly offered to help any EDGE businesses having trouble finding hand sanitizer by adding orders with her supplier at cost. A case of six 1/2 gallon bottles of alcohol antiseptic 80% hand sanitizer is $90. To reach Marcia, call 813-230-4527. Thank you, Marcia!
GoZone WiFi , which powers the EDGE District Free WiFi, is offering wifi-based menus to restaurants.

The "EASY-FI" system is a simple plug & play device that plugs into your existing internet router, and delivers your food and beverage menu to your customers through their mobile devices via wifi. This:
1. meets CDC safety guidelines and builds consumer confidence by providing a touch-free menu and ordering system.
2. saves on menu printing costs.
3. allows you to easily & quickly change your menu.
4. enables you to build your email marketing base.

Our EDGE WiFi host sites will receive EASY-FI for free . Thank you, GoZone! Other EDGE restaurants can get the menu service for only $149 per year. Click here for details. Ferg's already has theirs up and running successfully – check it out!
Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More in the EDGE is sponsoring its Small Business Relief Fund ( click here ), to support our businesses. All you have to do is email your logo to StPete@BigFrog.com. They will donate $10 to your business for every t-shirt sold with your logo.

In addition, we've got our own " EDGE District Stronger Together " shirt (on left). All sales will go back to help support this fund. To order, just click here .

Thank you, Sean and Big Frog!
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