Your Guide to COVID-19 Business Resources

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How to Give Your Business a Digital Makeover (and Why You Should)
BY Jared Atchison

Updating your business's digital appearance and strategies is essential to stay relevant and appealing to your audience. Let's explore ways for businesses to give themselves a digital makeover.

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How to Save on Business Insurance During a Crisis
BY Chris Porteous

Despite the allure of doing away with your insurance entirely, insurance coverage remains critical, especially when it comes to preparing for future crises.

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How to Lead Your Team Through COVID-19
BY Joshua Stowers

Homes.com has found great success with its new #WorkFromHomes program that prioritizes supporting its employees who are now working remotely.

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7 Smart Strategies to Help Small Businesses Survive the Global Pandemic
BY Wes Cherisien

With consumer spending forecast to drop significantly due to the effects of COVID-19, small businesses will need to find innovative ways to mitigate economic impact.

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17 Effective Methods for Managing Your Remote Team's Tasks
BY Scott Gerber

Ensuring everyone is focused on the right tasks is critical. Here are some ways you can help share goals and ideas.

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How to Avoid Burnout When You're Working From Home (and Can't Leave)
BY Kiely Kuligowski

Burnout is a serious result of prolonged severe stress. Here's how to spot and avoid it.

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How to Communicate Most Effectively With Team Members During COVID-19
BY Meredith Schmidt

Crises like COVID-19 can leave teams feeling anxious. As a leader, you need to genuinely connect with and encourage each and every employee. Here's how.

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How to Keep Content Fresh During COVID-19
BY Boris Pfeiffer

At a time when people are largely stuck at home and most content is surrounding only one topic, businesses have to be extra creative in how they reach people.

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How to Retain Customers During COVID-19
BY Skye Schooley

Follow these 10 customer retention strategies to keep your customers loyal to your business during the coronavirus crisis.

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How to Cope with the Repair Business Crisis During Coronavirus Epidemic?
QUESTION | BY Muhammad Waleed Siddiqui | 6 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/05/20

In the past few weeks, the graphs of all the industries, including the repair industry, have been going low due to the alarming threat of the pandemic ?The Coronavirus/COVID-19.? Everybody is...

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Small Business COVID-19 Diaries: Part 2
BY Adam Uzialko

These three small business owners are coping with challenges facing many entrepreneurs due to COVID-19 pandemic. Here are their stories.

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How to Successfully Manage Remote Work Amid COVID-19
BY Derek Gallimore

Making sure you are getting the most out of your remote employees is critical during the current environment.

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How to Launch a Home Delivery Business During COVID-19
BY Marc Kuo

Is your business in a position to pivot to making home deliveries?

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How to Triage and Build Resilience During Uncertain Times
BY Nichole Kelly

The impact of COVID-19 is just beginning, and the end is nowhere in sight. So what do we do? We respond.

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How to Support Furloughed Employees (and Bring Them Back to Work Properly)
BY Adam Uzialko

The pandemic and its economic impacts have led many companies to furlough employees. Here's what you can do to support your furloughed employees and bring them back to work the right way.

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How will COVID-19 permanently affect remote work trends?
QUESTION | BY Skye Schooley | 6 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/01/20

COVID-19 has drastically changed how businesses operate. After the world resumes back to "normal," what remote work changes will businesses permanently adopt? What businesses have benefited from...

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How to Boost Employee Wellbeing With Mobile During COVID-19
BY Jared Atchison

Maintaining team connections is more important than ever in this time of remote work and uncertainty. Here are some mobile tools and methods to boost your team's morale and productivity.

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How to Build a Resilient Business: Lessons From the Last Pandemic
BY Mona Bushnell

What economics lessons can we learn from the 1918 pandemic, and what are successful businesses doing to survive the 2020 pandemic?

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How Small Businesses Can Market Themselves During A Crisis
BY Kent Moon

The world is currently going through very unprecedented times. One small business owner offers guidance to fellow business owners on how their company can survive.

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5 Ways Your Business Can Boost Its Productivity During the COVID-19 Pandemic
BY Nathan Resnick

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven problematic for businesses worldwide. While many economic factors are beyond the control of entrepreneurs, productivity needn't be something that declines, too.