Odyssey Template: Interview A Local Business Owner Or Employee In Your Hometown
Start writing a post
Featured

Odyssey Template: Interview A Local Business Owner Or Employee In Your Hometown

It's been a tough year for businesses everywhere.

4126
Odyssey Template: Interview A Local Business Owner Or Employee In Your Hometown

If you own or work in a local restaurant or business, chances are 2020 has been one of — if not the — hardest year of your life.

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted just about every type of business, and those ramifications will continue to be present until further notice.

In this Odyssey template, you will be interviewing an owner or employee of a local business in your hometown (or where you live, etc). The goal of the interview is to give this business a platform to express how their business has been impacted, changes it has made to combat those obstacles, and how customers both far (online) and near (local residents) can support the business in real time.

How To:

Follow these steps:

  1. COPY the text in between the begin and end template sections below
  2. PASTE it into a new post in Odyssey's CORE
  3. Fill it all in and add photos
  4. Submit under Community: Lifestyle for a chance to be featured on Odyssey's Facebook and Instagram
  5. Don't have an account? CREATE ONE.

BEGIN TEMPLATE

Headline format:

I Talked To The Owner/An Employee Of [Restaurant or Store] In [City, State], And [Biggest Takeaway of Interview]

Example:

I Talked To The Owner Of Pat's Pizzeria In Waterloo, New York, And Delivery Service Is Everything In 2020

Introduction:

Begin your article with 3-5 sentences introducing your interview subject, how you know them, and why you were excited to get to ask them some questions.

1. How has coronavirus impacted your business thus far?

[insert their answer here]

2. What has your business done to adjust?

[insert their answer here]

3. What has been one positive for the business in 2020?

[insert their answer here]

4. What has been the hardest part of navigating this landscape?

[insert their answer here]

5. What do you want potential customers to know about your services at the moment?

[insert their answer here]

6. How can potential customers who are not local or able to come out in person right now able to support your business right now?

[insert their answer here]

7. What do you miss most about your customers you haven't been able to see like you used to?

[insert their answer here]

8. What are you looking forward to most about the second half of the year?

[insert their answer here]

9. In an ideal world where everything opens back up to full capacity, what is the first business besides your own that you plan to visit?

[insert their answer here]

10. [Insert any other questions you would like to ask]

[insert their answer here]


END TEMPLATE

Report this Content
Lum3n

Women are known to lug around heavy purses with unnecessary items inside. How many of these useful items do you keep in your own bag? We need to be prepared with a list of things to have with us whenever we leave the house again.

Keep Reading... Show less
https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/dec/13/harry-styles-fine-line-review-columbia

I personally love using song lyrics as my Instagram captions, especially from songs that I love or that mean a lot to me, and I happen to love Harry Styles and all of his songs! So I made a list of lyrics from each of his songs that you could use in your next Instagram caption.

Keep Reading... Show less

Everyone's been here. And, truthfully, it sucks. But in order to move on and get past something you need to allow yourself to feel it for what it is--all of the heartbreak and pain--and then you can start to take steps move on.

Keep Reading... Show less
Entertainment

11 Christmas Movies You'll Remember If You Were A 2000s Kid

Because I'm still reminiscing about simpler times.

8324

The Christmas season is coming to an end, but it's not too late to get some last-minute movies in! Unfortunately, this year didn't look like a typical Christmas. While we can't have any big Christmas parties or family gatherings, we can still celebrate at home! Christmas is the best time for nostalgia, and we could all use some warm and fuzzy feelings as we wrap up a tough year and enter a new one that hasn't been proven any calmer, either.

As a kid who grew up in the 2000s, I can think of some of my favorite staple Christmas movies. If you're looking for recommendations or just a walk down memory lane, check out the list below.

Keep Reading... Show less
Entertainment

9 Reasons 'The Wilds' Should Be Your Next Binge Watch

The Wilds is the Best New Show on Amazon Prime

5672
https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/amazon-s-wilds-much-more-just-gender-swapped-lord-flies-ncna1250078

As we enter the new year, you might be looking for a great show to kick-off 2021. Look no further, I have the perfect recommendation. "The Wilds" was released on Amazon Prime last month and has been gaining traction steadily since then. This series of 10 one-hour episodes tells the stories of eight girls who find themselves on a deserted island after their plane crashed while they are on their way to a resort. Unlike other survival shows, there's a bit more to the story than what first meets the eye. This show is unique in characters, storytelling methods, and plot.

If you aren't convinced yet, allow me to provide you with a list of further persuasion.

Keep Reading... Show less
Lifestyle

5 Therapeutic Ways To Be Adventurous During The Pandemic

Add some music to reduce the COVID-anxiety a bit and perceive your surroundings as the elaborate setting of a land far, far away from home

488

Even if we are not traveling abroad at the moment, we can still travel locally while maintaining social distancing and preventative guidelines. Sometimes, the little things in life seem the most fascinating and joyous to us compared to the flamboyant luxuries that we perhaps have a wishful desire for.

So, as a potential remedy for our travel necessity, I have listed 5 alternative ways in which you can relish your traveling desires during this pandemic.

Keep Reading... Show less
Lifestyle

10 Things TikTok Made Me Buy, And Now My Life Is So Much Better

Where would I be without my Revlon hair dryer or CeraVe skin products?! Thanks, TikTok.

4057
CeraVe/Instagram

TikTok is a great way to see what products are trending. People are sharing tips and tricks about items that they use to make their life happier, healthier, or just easier.

Keep Reading... Show less
Facebook Comments