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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.

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Latest in SMB News: Advice, Tips and Resources

Article
Leadership Tips for Managing a (New) Remote Team
BY Kiely Kuligowski

If you're suddenly managing your team remotely, these tips can help you communicate effectively, calm fears and keep your business running smoothly.

Article
The CEO's Approach to Evolving Business Industries
BY Moazzam Kamran

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...

Article
Navigating the Changing Economic Environment
BY Lil Roberts

Small business owners who make decisions and develop strategies for survival quickly are more likely to survive than businesses that take a "wait-and-see" approach.

Article
How to Keep Your Small Business on Track During the Coronavirus Pandemic
BY Nickolas Strain

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

Article
Important Tax-Saving Tips for Small Business Owners
BY business.com editorial staff

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

Article
Creating Shelter in the Storm: Pivoting Your Business in Response to COVID-19
BY Rob Shelton

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.

Advice
What are the potential business verticals can be started post Covid period?
QUESTION | BY Shibu George | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 04/07/20

I want to venture into most potential business verticals during / after corona virus period. Please suggest. Thank you.

Article
How to Keep Your Employees Healthy During the Coronavirus
BY Skye Schooley

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

Article
How to Survive When Business Is Slow
BY Simone Johnson

Many businesses experience financial ups and downs. Here are tips to help you stay afloat when business slows down.

Article
Free Business Services to Help You Weather the Coronavirus
BY Kiely Kuligowski

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.

Article
Your Open Office Didn't Work? 5 Better Ways to Boost Collaboration
BY Jason Myers

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

Article
How to Build a Strong Company Culture (Even When You All Work From Home)
BY Kunal Chandiramani

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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What Is the Paycheck Protection Program, and How Can It Help Small Businesses During COVID-19?
BY Adam Uzialko

The Paycheck Protection Program is an element of the CARES Act, a $2 trillion stimulus package passed in March. How will it help small businesses weather the coronavirus pandemic?

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How Long Can Small Businesses Survive the Coronavirus-Related Disruption?
BY Andrew Martins

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

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.

Article
7 Ways to Protect Your Online Business During COVID-19
BY Rotem Gal

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

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

Article
3 Ways the Government Can Help Small Businesses Through the Pandemic
BY Travis Crabtree

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.

Article
7 Steps to Sales Success in a Shutdown
BY Ken Gosnell

Downturns can impact organizations and many different departments in those organizations, but they should never impact sales activities.

Article
How Is COVID-19 Affecting Google My Business?
BY Kaili Killpack

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