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How to Prepare Your Business for Disruption
  • 18 May 2020
  • Alex Penfield

How to Prepare Your Business for Disruption

If these past few months have taught us anything, it’s that life—and business—don’t always go as planned, and that being prepared for many types of disruption is important. According to the U.S. Chamber Foundation, research indicates that 43% of small-to-medium businesses fail after a disaster. And while forecasting for every unforeseen interruption is impossible, having a solid “what if” strategy can protect your assets and help keep your business as agile, resilient and disruption-proof as possible.

How Should I Reopen My Business?
  • 11 May 2020
  • Jelani Markus

How Should I Reopen My Business?

As a small business owner, you’ve likely asked yourself what things will look like for you in a post COVID-19 world. In fact, you have probably asked yourself several questions since many of the stay-at-home orders have begun. Will customers be back? Will your employees feel safe when they return to work? Is it really the right time to reopen? If you’re considering flipping that “Closed” sign to read “Open,” you should take a few things into account first.

Social Templates to Keep Your Customers Informed
  • 29 April 2020
  • Lindsay Weightman

Social Templates to Keep Your Customers Informed

As a business owner, we know things feel like they are changing by the day and it can be tough to plan, adapt and stay responsive. To reduce some of the leg work and help you communicate with your audience on social, we designed some visual templates that can help keep your loyal customers up to date.

Adjusting to the New Climate of Business: Practical Advice for Small Business Owners
  • 26 March 2020
  • Leo Covey

Adjusting to the New Climate of Business: Practical Advice for Small Business Owners

In times like these, there are no clear or easy answers. Now more than ever, it is important to tap into the inner drive and unique skills that drew us into the world of business ownership. Here are some guidelines to use as a gut check.

Adjusting to the New Climate of Business: Resources for Small Business Owners
  • 26 March 2020
  • Leo Covey

Adjusting to the New Climate of Business: Resources for Small Business Owners

Small business owners across the nation are feeling the effects of the current situation in ways that few could have predicted even a week ago. We know there are many places to go for information to help you navigate this time. To help the small business community find the information they need at this time, we have assembled the following resource links to help guide that journey.