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Small Business COVID-19 Resources

Already, business leaders across the country are offering free advice to social media followers, and we’ll work to keep you apprised on how you can access that information, and where. Here is a link to the ongoing conversion in the business.com community.

Below we’ve organized several areas of importance to small businesses:

Financial relief
Transitioning to remote work
Managing a remote team
Business operations

Financial relief

Small businesses in areas affected by the novel coronavirus are now being granted access to low-interest loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA).

Below are the resources we’ve organized to keep your business afloat:

Trump Calls for $50B in SBA Loans to Combat COVID-19

Treasury memo on coronavirus stimulus package
SBA to Provide Disaster Assistance Loans for Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)
New York City is offering zero-interest loans

Find your nearest Small Business Development Center
Top Small Business Grants of 2020
How to Apply (and Get Approved) for a Business Loan

Transitioning to remote work

Businesses that have the ability to work remotely are lucky in times like this, but the transition to being remote is never easy.

Below are the resources we’ve organized to help lead your team remotely:

10 Chat Tools for Small Business
11 Tools for Tracking Your Remote Staff’s Productivity
The Best Remote PC Access Software
How to Make Remote Employees Feel More Connected
How to Create a Work-From-Home Policy
How to Keep Virtual Workers Engaged
Tips for Highly Productive Online Meetings
Video Conferencing Etiquette Tips

Managing a remote team

Keeping staff motivated, especially during times like now, is never easy. It’s important to address the inevitable concerns that will come up with your team.

Below are the resources we’ve organized to keep spirits high during this time:

Business Resources in the Wake of Social Distancing and the Coronavirus
Expert Q&A: Financial Advice for Small Businesses During the Coronavirus Outbreak
Tips for Highly Productive Online Meetings

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