Virtual BBC Stories 2020

Business Stories – Plague Year 2020! Kevin Dwyer is collecting stories exploring innovative approaches local business folks are using to cope with COVID-19. If you have or know of an inspiring creative business story that should be told, contact Kevin at [email protected].

Bainbridge Bucks, Zimple Money, new solutions for uncertain times                            By Kevin Dwyer,21 May 2020

Entrepreneur Steve Rabago thinks outside the box. He owns a company, Zimple Money, that essentially is a better financial mousetrap for individuals, families, and businesses trying to keep track of loans, billings, payments, and collections.   READ ON =>

Rachelle Thornburgh finds ways to survive and serve during crisis                                               By Kevin Dwyer,13 May 2020

When the state’s shelter-in-place order went into effect nearly two months ago, the Thornburgh Insurance Agency – one of the island’s oldest – had to make some quick adjustments.          READ ON =>

Technology is helping Realtors like Chris Miller survive Covid-19                                        By Kevin Dwyer, 5 May 2020

Long-time island real estate agent Chris Miller – as with perhaps many others in his field – is relying more heavily on technology these days to interact with clients and potentially seal deals.   READ ON =>

Cilla Utne is pausing to rethink biz under Covid-19
By Kevin Dwyer                                                    30 April 2020

Like a lot of island entrepreneurs, Cilla Utne lost customers and potential income as the impacts of the coronavirus settled in. But unlike many other business owners, she’s taking a positive approach to the Covid-19 crisis.                                READ ON =>