Small businesses are the economic backbone throughout the US. Many are struggling to survive and may not get through this #shutdown. So tonight we’ve gathered resources in the hope of helping them get through this time.
The key to any business survival this year is having an online presence. For those businesses who do not yet have a full online presence Yahoo Small Biz is hoping to make the transition easier by offering the following free services: a website, domain name and 5 email addresses for a year. To learn more visit: https://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/businessmaker/payitforward
Inc Magazine has a list of Free Tools, Resources, and Financial Help for #SmallBusiness Owners Hit by #COVID19. Link: https://bit.ly/2K4mGN1
The US Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Inc Magazine for virtual Town Hall Webinars to help answer questions on the Stimulus Plan and share information about innovative programs that small businesses might be eligible to apply for.
ICIC has developed a #SmallBusiness Resource Center to help businesses during the #COVID-19 Crisis. They have identified hundreds of resources from national to local opportunities and keep the list updated so please follow and visit their page: https://twitter.com/icicorg/status/1248665336678842371?s=20
Make sure you subscribe to your state’s #SmallBusiness Administration (SBA) for information on financial grants, networking or webinars, such as the one below: https://twitter.com/TexasEconDev/status/1250120848008192001?s=20
The US Chamber of Commerce has created a state guide to bring you the best resources and information to help #SmallBusinesses navigate this challenging time. Visit them here to access:
Women business owners can turn to Business Journal for COVID-19 financial help. They have been updating their business resource list periodically: https://www.bizjournals.com/bizwomen/news/latest-news/2020/04/where-women-business-owners-can-turn-for-covid-19.html?page=all
The Small Business Administration has nearly a hundred resources, tools and webinars you can access year round. They have now created a special #SBA #COVID19 Resource Page so please make sure you bookmark the page so you can return often.
Finally, Client-to-Consultant Bridge (C2CB) is a program for business owners to get assistance they need to navigate #COVID19 period. Our volunteer consultants will be available to assist businesses in their communities free of charge. https://c2cb.wildapricot.org