Jakarta, 19 February 2021 – The pandemic has led to a shift in consumer behavior, from offline to online. However, there is no denying that entrepreneurs often faced with problems when conducting business online. Understanding this, PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (BCA) is collaborating with PT Global Digital Niaga (Blibli) to present an inspiring webinar to improve online business.
The “Strategies to Increase Sales Amid the Pandemic” serves as a form of BCA’s support through assistance and guidance for borrowers. On this occasion, AVP Seller Engagement & Academy of Blibli Shirley Handoko provided the borrowers with information and online sales strategies. Approximately 100 borrowers were selected to join the webinar. Also attending at the event was EVP of Commercial & SME Business Freddy Iman.
Citing from the Internet Service Providers Association (APJII) data in 2019, out of 143 million internet users in Indonesia, 86% made their purchase in e-commerce. This suggests that e-commerce can an important channel for business.
“This webinar is a form of our appreciation to borrowers. We hope that SMEs players, who are developing their business, will get new insights and strategies to develop their business,” said Freddy Iman.
On this special occasion, tips for digitally optimizing online business include:
- Selection of relevant marketed products;
- Maximizing promotional features on the sales platform;
- Keeping and maintaining the services provided to customers;
- Optimizing the use of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) for business products.
“We are happy to be able to share knowledge about online business development with fellow MSME players. As an e-commerce player, we also saw significant growth in transactions and users during the pandemic. Digital marketing has now grown into a necessity for MSMEs because tens of millions of people visit e-commerce every month. Having your products on e-commerce can help increase brand exposure,” said Shirley Handoko.
Webinar Strategies to Increase Sales Amid the Pandemic – Head of Commercial & SME Business of BCA Freddy Iman opened the webinar with Blibli some time ago. It was followed by 90 BCA borrowers from all across the country. The webinar aims to show appreciation to the borrowers and invite them to go online.
Webinar Strategies to Increase Sales Amid the Pandemic – AVP of Seller Engagement & Academy of Blibli Shirley Handoko as a speaker at the webinar in front of 90 BCA borrowers some time ago.
About PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (as of 31th Desember 2020)
BCA is one of the leading commercial banks in Indonesia with the core business of transaction banking. BCA also offers a full range of financial services in consumer, SME, commercial and corporate segments. At the end of December 2020, BCA has the privilege of serving 25.0 million customer accounts, processing around 32 million of daily transactions through a network of 1,248 branches; 17,623 ATMs as well as the 24-hour internet & mobile banking systems; supported by 24/7 Halo BCA contact center. BCA’s presence is complemented by a number of subsidiaries focusing on vehicle financing, sharia banking, securities, general and life insurance, digital bank, remittance as well as venture capital business. BCA is committed to building lasting relationship with customers, putting people first, and making positive impact on society at large. With more than 24,000 employees, BCA's vision is to be the bank of choice and a major pillar of the Indonesian economy.
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