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Advice
Which software do you recommend using to manage your team remotely?
QUESTION | BY Daniel Elton | 14 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/28/20

I am operating a small business during the COVID-19 lock down period. How do you manage your remote team? Is there any specific apps/software you rely on/recommend?

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Why Is Your Team Struggling With Remote Work?
BY Anand Srinivasan

If remote work isn't successful for your team so far, these are some possible reasons why and how to correct them.

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10 Small Business Grants for Minorities in 2020
BY Adam Uzialko

There are many grants available for minority-owned businesses. Find out how you can take advantage of these grant programs to start or grow your business.

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7 Effective Ways to Strengthen Your Small Business During Quarantine
BY Mervik Haums

Businesses large and small are feeling the impact of this global pandemic. Here are seven strategies to strengthen your startup during times of economic uncertainty.

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How to Avoid Mistreating Employees During COVID-19
BY Adam Uzialko

Many employees feel mistreated by their employers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some ways to support your employees and boost morale amongst your workforce.

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Preparing or Surviving: The Future of People-Focused Business Strategy
BY Philios Andreou

COVID-19 has disrupted businesses everywhere. Here are seven of the most pertinent trends faced by businesses worldwide and five steps leaders can take to move into the future seamlessly.

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ATM Buying Guide
BY Matt D'Angelo

Consider these five things before deciding if your business should buy or rent an ATM.

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3 Future-Readiness Ideas All Small Businesses Must Embrace
BY Ian Khan

There are several steps entrepreneurs can take to overcome disruptions while growing business from the ground up.

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A Beginner's Guide to Navigating Survival Emotions in Today's New Normal
BY Nichole Kelly

Your emotions are probably in survival mode right now. Here's how to successfully navigate them through a crisis and in your everyday life.

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How the Pandemic Is Impacting Digital Transformation
BY Nacho De Marco

COVID-19 has accelerated digital transformation for businesses in all industries. Here are the changing aspects of business you need to adapt to in your digital transition.

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Conflict Resolution Tips for Handling Difficult Customers During COVID-19
BY Skye Schooley

Learn the best ways to handle customers who refuse to follow health and safety policies.

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Are Employees More Productive Working From Home?
BY Baruch Silvermann

The current COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the possibilities of working from home. Traditional roles have always been shackled to the office, but are we more productive from home?

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Engaging Your Virtual Workforce During the Pandemic
BY Michael Alexis

Keeping your team together and functioning can be difficult during a time of cascading stability. Here are nine tips for managing a virtual workforce in the wake of COVID-19.

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8 Actionable Takeaways for Small Businesses to Implement After Crisis
BY Rotem Gal

As the world starts to go back to normal, businesses must adapt. Here are eight actionable steps every company needs to cross off their checklist once they are back in business.

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How Your Business Can Adapt During Uncertain Times
BY Kiely Kuligowski

Tribute.co experienced exponential growth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's how it has thrived in a time of major change.

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Are There Any COVID-19-Proof Franchises Out There?
BY Don Daszkowski

While there's no guaranteed COVID-proof investment, some sectors are better positioned than others. Here are eight franchise business areas that have done well through the pandemic.

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How to Avoid Creating an Annoying Email Campaign
BY Andrew Martins

People are leery of promotional emails, so it's important not to annoy potential customers with your campaign. Here are four tips to help you avoid that problem.

Advice
Share Your Story: How has COVID-19 affected you?
QUESTION | BY Haley Hanlon | 13 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/09/20

Hi everyone, I'm Haley, the Community Manager here at business.com. As the spread of Covid-19 has turned the world upside down and posed a particular challenge to small business, we?re working to...

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Business Basics on Surviving a Pandemic
BY Moazzam Kamran

Your business can survive the pandemic by re-engineering your processes and evolving to thrive in the market after COVID-19.

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How to Start a Telehealth Business
BY John Riddle

The market and demand will only grow, but will the rules prove too difficult to overcome?