Your Guide to COVID-19 Business Resources

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The CARES Act: What's in the Coronavirus Stimulus Package for SMBs?
BY Adam Uzialko

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

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

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

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

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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From COVID-19 to Hurricane Season: Disaster Preparedness for Small Business
BY Sean Peek

Natural disasters – whether a hurricane, tornado or outbreak like COVID-19 – can have a disastrous effect on small businesses, but they don't have to. Here's how to weather a disaster successfully.

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8 Ways to Generate Leads During COVID-19
BY Nicole Krug

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Working Remotely Thanks to COVID-19? How to Make the Best of It
BY Deborah Sweeney

Are you and your team working remotely during the coronavirus outbreak? Here's how you can stay focused and on task, while helping your team to do the same.

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AI and Machine Learning Could Be Saviors in the Coronavirus Outbreak
BY James Warner

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

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

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

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How Outsourcing Software Development Can Help Fintech Businesses
BY Ignacio De Marco

Businesses in the financial technology industry are increasingly turning to outsourced solutions for software development. Here's how it can help this booming market.

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Preparing Your Business Should the Worst Happen
BY Evyatar Sagie

Don't be caught off guard. Here are 11 tips to help you prepare should disaster strike.