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Your Guide to COVID-19 Business Resources

We at business.com pledge to keep you as informed as possible on developments on the outbreak, in addition to offering you tools and suggestions to help you weather this unexpected downturn.

Latest in SMB News: Advice, Tips and Resources

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The CEO's Approach to Evolving Business Industries
By Moazzam Kamran | April 09, 2020

Recent events have led to a massive movement to socially distance and move toward digital platforms for both work and learning. Let's look at various sectors and ways to embrace their digital...

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How to Keep Your Small Business on Track During the Coronavirus Pandemic
By Nickolas Strain | April 07, 2020

You can't control the pandemic or the economy, but you can control your business's actions. Focus on these three areas.

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Important Tax-Saving Tips for Small Business Owners
By business.com editorial staff | April 07, 2020

Following these eight tips can ensure a smooth, pain-free filing process this year.

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Creating Shelter in the Storm: Pivoting Your Business in Response to COVID-19
By Rob Shelton | April 07, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has made it necessary for many commercial companies to shift their business models quickly. Many are repurposing their assets to create new value, protect the brand and survive.

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How to Keep Your Employees Healthy During the Coronavirus
By Skye Schooley | April 07, 2020

You have a legal and ethical duty to keep your employees safe during the coronavirus.

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Free Business Services to Help You Weather the Coronavirus
By Kiely Kuligowski | April 06, 2020

Need better tech to help your employees work from home? Here are some free and discounted software offers to make remote work easier and cheaper.

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Your Open Office Didn't Work? 5 Better Ways to Boost Collaboration
By Jason Myers | April 03, 2020

Open offices haven't necessarily improved communication and collaboration. True collaboration depends less on what your office looks like than on how it operates.

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How to Build a Strong Company Culture (Even When You All Work From Home)
By Kunal Chandiramani | April 03, 2020

Your whole team may now work from home, but company culture is as vital as ever. If you maintain a culture of trust and empathy, it will strengthen the backbone of your company.

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How Long Can Small Businesses Survive the Coronavirus-Related Disruption?
By Andrew Martins | April 03, 2020

We asked small business owners how their businesses are faring in the wake of the coronavirus. Here's what we found out.

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What the Delayed Tax Deadline Means for Your Small Business
By Andrew Martins | April 01, 2020

As the federal government tries to deal with the coronavirus disruption, officials extended the tax filing deadline to July 15. Here's what that means for your small business.

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7 Ways to Protect Your Online Business During COVID-19
By Rotem Gal | March 31, 2020

In the face of COVID-19, it's more important than ever to protect and maintain your online business against changing market conditions as well as malicious threats.

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How to Communicate With Your Customers During the Coronavirus
By Skye Schooley | March 31, 2020

Learn what to say to customers during COVID-19, how frequently you should be reaching out and which platforms you should use.

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3 Ways the Government Can Help Small Businesses Through the Pandemic
By Travis Crabtree | March 30, 2020

Small businesses need help now more than ever. Let's look at what the government has done to assist them and some suggestions for what it could do to keep these pillars of the community standing.

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How Is COVID-19 Affecting Google My Business?
By Kaili Killpack | March 27, 2020

Google My Business has halted certain features of its services due to the coronavirus and also has limited functionality during this time.

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The CARES Act: What's in the Coronavirus Stimulus Package for SMBs?
By Adam Uzialko | March 27, 2020

The CARES Act is a $2 trillion stimulus package that aims to provide economic relief to businesses and individuals impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. What measures could help your small business?

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Small Business COVID-19 Resources
By business.com editorial staff | March 27, 2020

We at business.com pledge to keep you as informed as possible on developments on the outbreak, in addition to offering you tools and suggestions to help you weather this unexpected downturn.

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COVID-19 Q&A: How to Manage Remote Workers and Stay in Touch With Customers
By Adam Uzialko | March 27, 2020

Shifting to a remote work model is challenging, but it offers an opportunity to continue operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's how to make it work for your business.

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Should You Hire Full-Time or Part-Time Employees?
By Mona Bushnell | March 27, 2020

Learn the pros and cons of hiring full-time employees versus part-time employees.

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5 Important HR Considerations in the Time of COVID-19
By Kelly O'Connell | March 26, 2020

COVID-19 has forced many companies to rapidly change their approach to work, raising crucial HR concerns. Here are some practical insights on five key policy areas.

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8 Ways to Generate Leads During COVID-19
By Nicole Krug | March 24, 2020

While sales may be slow during the COVID-19 pandemic, you can generate leads that will set you up for success once the crisis passes.

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Working From Home and the Keys to Long-Term Productivity
By Matthew G. | March 23, 2020

A lot of us aren't used to working from home. Here's how to build some normalcy into your day and stay productive.

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Unique Ways Small Businesses Can Increase Cash Flow
By Jennifer Post | March 20, 2020

Maintaining healthy cash flow is the lifeblood of any small business. These tips will help you increase cash flow.

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Fight Coronavirus Procrastination: How to Boost Your Productivity Working From Home
By Daglar Cizmeci | March 19, 2020

In the unprecedented COVID-19 situation, many companies are forced to work from home, which can encourage procrastination. Let's explore a few tips to maintain productivity and focus at home.

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Small Business Advice for Surviving the Coronavirus
By Skye Schooley | March 19, 2020

Keep your small business afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic with this advice from community experts.

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7 Tips for Managing Your Newly Remote Team
By Tony Sherba | March 18, 2020

If your team is now working remotely, it might seem strange and unfamiliar. These seven tips can help you facilitate a happy and productive remote working environment.

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Expert Q&A: Financial Advice for Small Businesses During the Coronavirus Outbreak
By Adam Uzialko | March 18, 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus has left small business owners with many financial questions. Here's advice from our experts on how your business can stay resilient in the face of this pandemic.

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Business Resources in the Wake of Social Distancing and the Coronavirus
By Andrew Martins | March 18, 2020

As the world pivots to a new COVID-19 reality, small businesses are helping reduce the infection rate by changing how they operate. We've gathered some resources to help your company follow suit.

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AI and Machine Learning Could Be Saviors in the Coronavirus Outbreak
By James Warner | March 17, 2020

Doctors, scientists and other experts are embracing the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning to reduce the impact of COVID-19.

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6 Ways to Amp Up Your Marketing and PR in the Age of COVID-19
By Bonnie Moss | March 16, 2020

Learn why it's more critical than ever for companies to regroup and double down on marketing amidst the coronavirus – and the best ways to do it.

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Preparing Your Business for Remote Work During the COVID-19 Pandemic
By Maulik Shah | March 16, 2020

As more businesses switch to remote work, these low-cost apps help you manage projects, communicate with customers and collaborate with co-workers.