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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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A Beginner's Guide to Navigating Survival Emotions in Today's New Normal
By Nichole Kelly | July 17, 2020

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 | July 16, 2020

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 | July 16, 2020

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 | July 14, 2020

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 | July 14, 2020

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 | July 13, 2020

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 | July 13, 2020

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 | July 10, 2020

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 | July 10, 2020

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.

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Business Basics on Surviving a Pandemic
By Moazzam Kamran | July 09, 2020

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 | July 09, 2020

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

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3 Leadership Best Practices That Improve Employee Engagement Amid COVID-19
By Gina Miller | July 08, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has, undoubtedly, changed consumers and employees. What can company leaders do to address concerns and thrive during this unprecedented period?

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How to Remotely Onboard New Employees During COVID-19
By Skye Schooley | July 08, 2020

Quontic successfully onboarded remote employees during the pandemic. Learn how your business can do this too.

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Does COVID-19 Mark the Beginning of a Remote Working Future?
By Usman Raza | July 07, 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, remote work is something we have to explore on a global scale. There is no denying that telecommuting is here to stay.

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10 Ways to Adapt Your Marketing Plan During the Pandemic
By Skye Schooley | July 07, 2020

Use these 10 strategies to modify your marketing plan and improve your efforts to reach your consumers during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Ultimate Guide to a Successful Video Interview
By Megan Jones | July 06, 2020

Video interviews will become more common as businesses reopen and start to grow again. Follow these tips when you inevitably need to interview a candidate remotely.

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What Is the Paycheck Protection Program, and How Can It Help Small Businesses During COVID-19?
By Adam Uzialko | July 06, 2020

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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Ways to Cultivate Volunteerism in Your Business During the Next Phases of COVID-19
By Katie Zwetzig | July 02, 2020

Involving your employees in volunteer efforts is a good way to build employee engagement and your brand while serving the community.

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Transitioning Your Office Online Must Work for All Employees
By Mark Shapiro | July 02, 2020

Due to COVID-19, more employees are teleworking, and this can be a benefit for those with disabilities. But telework presents new issues that employers must address to ensure digital accessibility.

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The FFCRA Ultimate Guide
By Mona Bushnell | July 02, 2020

Is your business required to comply with the Families First Coronavirus Response Act? This comprehensive guide will walk you through what you need to know about the FFCRA.

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How to Reopen During COVID-19: Lessons From Entrepreneurs Who Have Done It
By Adam Uzialko | July 02, 2020

Are you ready to reopen your business? These tips from entrepreneurs who have already reopened during COVID-19 can help you plan ahead.

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Radical Compassion: A Leadership Lifeline During Times of Crisis
By Barbara Shannon | July 01, 2020

Radical compassion is the act of directly aligning ourselves and our mission with the moment.

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How to Prevent Burnout in Remote Working Teams
By Mark Robinson | June 30, 2020

Follow these tips to prevent burnout, encourage open communication and manage priorities amongst your team members.

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11 Entrepreneur-Recommended Tools for Your Next Online Meeting
By Scott Gerber | June 30, 2020

In the age of remote work and social distancing, try these video conferencing tools for your company's online meetings.

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Rise of Click-and-Collect Options Presents Incredible Opportunities and Challenges
By Monica Eaton-Cardone | June 29, 2020

Contactless payments have recently grown in popularity, and it's important that we examine the long-term effect this might have on the market.

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How COVID-19 Has Forced Businesses to Boost Their Online Presence
By Daglar Cizmeci | June 29, 2020

Businesses that rely on offline operations are in a difficult position due to COVID-19. How has the virus forced businesses to display their online adaptability, and how can you keep up?

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Why and How You Should Create Wellness Content During COVID-19
By Jared Atchison | June 26, 2020

As a business, you should be offering wellness content to your employees and customers during a public health crisis. Here are some ways it can help your brand and some methods to deliver it.

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5 Common Pitfalls of Entrepreneurship, and How to Avoid Them
By Deborah Sweeney | June 25, 2020

Creating a proper work-life balance keeps you running smoothly, which in turn allows the business to run smoothly.

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Avoid These Mistakes While Starting a Business in a Risky Economy
By Dustin Ray | June 25, 2020

If you're an aspiring entrepreneur trying to get your business idea up and running during this tumultuous year, pay attention to these key mistakes to avoid.

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Will Insurers Cover Business Losses From COVID-19?
By Dan Rafter | June 24, 2020

As restrictions start to lift, a big question remains: Will governments and lawsuits force insurance providers to cover businesses' coronavirus-related losses?