Whether you’re an employee or an employer, everyone around the world is feeling the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Fortunately, Congress has stepped up to battle the economic fallout as a result of the coronavirus with a $2 trillion stimulus package — the largest in history — and it offers relief for small business owners as well.
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How To Make Money Streaming On Twitch: Your Guide To Affiliates, Partners, & Other Sources Of Revenue
Ultimately, becoming a Twitch millionaire isn’t something that happens overnight. While there are plenty of avenues to earn money through Twitch, it takes work and dedication to grow a following (with a little bit of luck sprinkled in too!). The money just won’t come unless you have plenty of eyes watching whenever you stream.
This is a tough time for the retail industry, for America, and the world overall. But by exercising patience, diligence, and ingenuity, retailers can keep their business safe, operational, and even profitable during these unprecedented — but temporary — times. In this article, we want to be informative about the effects on retail, but we won’t stop there — we will also give actionable steps to help your retail store survive and even stay profitable during the outbreak.
Employees are vital to small businesses. While it’s normal to change strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s also important think about your business over the long term. Sure, cutting staff now may save you some money, but what happens when it’s back to business as usual? If you can, instead of laying off your workers, use this time to test out new ideas, provide products and services in new ways, and tackle tasks that have previously fallen by the wayside.
Sadly, as the global COVID-19 pandemic wreaks havoc on our world and our institutions strain to cope with it all, scores of businesses are facing the excruciating reality that remaining in operation just isn’t feasible. As terrible as it is, there are steps you need to take to ensure that the pain of closing your business isn’t even more devastating to your employees and your finances than it needs to be.
With areas facing even more mandatory closures and other restrictions across the country, small businesses are doing everything they can to stay in business and pay employees. Many are offering delivery and curbside pickup, and getting their sites set up to take orders online for the first time. Our local small businesses offer us just as much as we can offer them, so let’s think big and shop local. Here’s what you can do to make the best of things and help keep the economy going!
The federal government is still shaping its response to the unfolding coronavirus pandemic and the accompanying economic fallout, so a lot of questions remain with regard to what kind of relief will eventually be available. In the meantime, if your small business is suffering, there are some resources you can immediately tap that can either directly extend credit to you, or help guide you to it.
While some merchants choose to navigate Etsy’s ever-shifting fees and guidelines, many sellers are tired of constantly adjusting their prices to reflect new fees. If you’re one of those sellers who is fed up with Etsy’s various fees, it might be time to try something different. In this article, we’ll break down Etsy’s pricing and fees. We’ll explain how you can know if Etsy is worth the cost, and then we’ll give a few strategies for succeeding in the Etsy marketplace.
In the time of the novel coronavirus outbreak, hairstylists, makeup artists, nail technicians, and salons are all in a really tough spot. Many state and city governments have mandated closures of these types of businesses. Salons in some states are still open for the time being, but business has slowed to a trickle. In this article, I’ll offer you some useful advice on how your salon can adapt and survive during this incredibly trying time.
During such an uncertain time, many business owners are wondering what impact this virus will have on their businesses. In eCommerce, in particular, there are mixed worries. While some sellers are concerned about selling out of high-demand products, others are worried about supply chain, or that they won’t be able to ship their products to an anxious nation. In this article, we’ll be explaining a few of the eCommerce trends and concerns related to COVID-19. We’ll also be giving some tips and resources to help you stay profitable and safe during this time.