Owning and managing a small business has never been tougher. You’re facing the hard choices to temporarily close down, lay off employees, and provide services to your customers, amongst other tough decisions. Here is a list of company’s who are offering their services to impacted business for free.
Hootsuite is offering free access to its Professional plan to help businesses and non-profits stay connected to their customers and audiences. They require a credit card when signing up-which will not be charged or enrolled in auto-renewal. You will have access starting immediately until July 1, 2020
Here is what’s included
- 10 Social Profiles
- Unlimited RSS integrations
- $500 monthly boost spend
- In-dash live chat support
About Hootsuite: Hootsuite is trusted by more than 18 million customers and employees at more than 80% of the Fortune 1000. Our unparalleled expertise, customer insights at scale, and collaborative ecosystem help people and organizations succeed with social.
Google is providing its service MEET, their video conferencing product free to all of their G Suite customers at no cost until July 1, 2020. Meet is typically available to the enterprise edition of G Suite and in G Suite Enterprise for Education.
Mailchimp is providing free standard account features for eligible Public Service Organizations through June 30, 2020. Eligible customers on their Free or Essentials plans will be upgraded to a Standard plan and won’t be billed through this date as well. The Standard plan typically starts at $14.99 a month it includes:
- All email templates
- A/B testing
- 24/7 award-winning support
- Advanced audience insights
- Retargeting ads
- Custom templates
- Event-based automation series
About Mailchimp: Mailchimp is an always-on marketing platform for small businesses. We make innovative, beautiful products that empower those businesses to find more customers.
Facebook has created a program offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries. At the moment, they have not posted any details on how to apply for the grant but list that the program can help with:
- Keeping your workforce going strong
- Help with your rent cost
- Connect with more customers
- Cover operational cost
This blog will continue to be updated as more companies announce programs for SMBs. If you know of any, please comment below, and they will be added to our list.