Resources and support for small businesses during COVID-19
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We are proud to stand alongside other industry leading organizations who are committed to support independent small businesses like yours. Here are some special offers and resources from some of our partners.
Online marketing makeover
We joined Dawn Fotopulos, Professor of Business at The King’s College, in her mission “to double business survival rates through business owners and accounting professionals” by offering a recorded webinar. The award-winning author discusses the challenges, opportunities, and next steps for online selling in “Online Marketing Makeover”.
Navigating the pandemic and peak
Sucharita Kodali, VP Analyst at Forrester, and Ryan Kelly, VP Global E-Commerce Marketing at FedEx, teamed up to help small business owners “Navigating the Pandemic and Peak in 2020” through a recorded webinar. Find out how the pandemic has affected retail, consumer attitudes and expenditures, prospects for recovery, and more.
We stand for small
Stand for Small, an American Express sponsored initiative, provides special offers, tools, and expert advice from a growing group of companies dedicated to the success of small businesses.
SCORE Resilience Hub
SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer expert business mentors, is offering remote mentoring, resilience training and a resource portal, all free to small businesses.
Get support from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce with weekly webinars plus the latest resources and strategies for small businesses.
Get help from Facebook
Facebook’s Business Resource Hub provides tips, training and more to help you stay open and connected to customers.
Articles and guidance
Online marketplace pros and cons
Disruptions during COVID-19 have shown new pros and cons of online marketplaces. Read about your peers' experiences with a variety of digital sales channels.
Re-opening your business after a crisis
Whether in response to COVID-19 or another crisis, here are six tips to help your company weather the storm, keep money flowing, and reopen strong.
Create a business continuity plan
Learn how to make a business continuity plan in three steps, along with how to protect your assets and define your recovery strategy.
Six tips for navigating change
Tips for navigating your small business in times of crisis, including creating and strengthening peer-to-peer relationships to facilitate learning.
Communicating with customers
Being authentic and sensitive is critical. Get tips on how to assess your customer's information needs and meet them during COVID-19.
Four tips for successfully pivoting your small business — Thinking about transitioning your business, pivoting, or growing? Check out these tips to successfully pivot your business.
How to find small business support — Tips for monitoring availability of resources (financial, knowledge, etc.) coming online to help small and medium businesses throughout the pandemic.
Managing change: key insights from entrepreneurs weathering the storm — Businesses and entrepreneurs share their experience in adapting and managing change amid COVID-19 and economical impact.
Starting a business during a recession — Why start a business in a recession? Low interest rates and a large available talent pool can help you grow a new business in uncertain times.
Three powerful ways to boost your digital strategy now — How small businesses communicate and do business online and in digital spaces is more important than ever.
Three steps for stabilizing your supply chain — Challenges in 2020 have impacted getting products to customers. Here are some tips to help you stabilize and strengthen your businesses supply chain.
Tips for an effective content strategy that helps you connect with customers — Waterlust shares their businesses insights and advice on creating an effective content marketing strategy, especially amid COVID-19.
White paper: COVID-19 e-commerce impacts — Our white paper on COVID-19 e-commerce impacts features Ryan Kelly, Vice President of Global e-commerce marketing at FedEx.
Working from home tips from small businesses who have it down — Trying to figure out how to keep remote teams morale and productivity high? Transforming your home living space? Get these small business tips for working from home.
Updating your returns policy amid COVID-19 — Get tips and examples of how businesses are making changes and creating new returns policies in response to COVID-19.
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