Coronavirus: Remote Productivity Tools to Help You Keep Your Business Running

With the economy almost shut down, and only essential services operating now, many businesses are struggling to stay afloat. There are resources available to help you stay afloat during this difficult time.

Free Tools, Resources and Financial Help for Business Owners Hit by COVID-19 | Inc.com

https://www.inc.com/inc-staff/free-tools-grants-video-conferencing-ad-credits-gift-certificates-cloud-storage-cyber-security.html?icid=hmheroA growing number of companies are offering their online tools, classes, and resources at no cost in response to the impact on small business owners from the coronavirus. Below is a list that Inc. is curating and continuously updating.

Note: The federal government and several states also are stepping up to offer emergency financial resources for small businesses. Free Tools, Resources and Financial Help for Business Owners Hit by COVID-19 | Inc.com

Resources are also available for retailers.

Updated: Free and discounted resources for retailers during COVID-19 – Inside Retail

https://insideretail.com.au/news/resources-for-retailers-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic-202003We want to highlight free or discounted resources to help retailers operate safely and effectively during the coronavirus pandemic.

In addition to the free and discounted apps, tools and other resources listed below, organisations like the Australian Retailers Association and the National Retail Association provide a wealth of information.

Facebook has also created a resource hub, and NAB, Commonwealth Bank, ANZ Bank and Westpac are all offering support for business customers. And here’s what the Government is doing to assist businesses. Updated: Free and discounted resources for retailers during COVID-19 – Inside Retail

Even if you are forced to run some of your business operations from home, you’ll still find plenty of tools and resources available to make it easier to run your business. Although many companies are using the Zoom platform to connect, this may not work for you. Here are some alternatives.

Coronavirus: Remote working software and productivity tools beyond Zoom

https://yourstory.com/2020/03/coronavirus-remote-working-software-productivity-tools-zoomRemote working is the new normal in a post-coronavirus world. Zoom’s sudden spike is testimony to that. But, collaboration software goes way beyond that. Here’s a quick lowdown.

If you’re a large organisation that needs to have 300 or 500 participants on a video conference, you pay even more – $19.99 per month and beyond.

If you’re a large organisation that needs to have 300 or 500 participants on a video conference, you pay even more – $19.99 per month and beyond.

But, there are several alternative remote working and real-time collaboration tools. YourStory draws up a list of the five most interesting ones. Coronavirus: Remote working software and productivity tools beyond Zoom

If you want to grow your business, these tips may help.

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Jinger Jarrett is a full time freelance writer, author and internet marketer who teaches small businesses how to get started online and then market their businesses for free. She is also a US Army Veteran and seeks to connect with other veterans who are interested in starting a business or are currently business owners and want to connect.