How GoDaddy is Helping Small Businesses Stay Open During the Crisis

The company’s free offers, informed by the Qualtrics data, were taken up by thousands of users in just the first week. Some of the offers were A free website builder with GoDaddy Websites + Marketing, three free months of marketing tools with email and social outreach, and three additional free months of premium social media design templates.

Source: Martechcube



Small Businesses Face Post-Lockdown Cash Crunch

A recent poll of 7,317 small business owners by Alignable finds that 43% of firms that received money through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) say they could be out of cash in a month or less.

Source: Axios



Study Shows Pandemic’s Impact on Hours Worked in U.S. Small Businesses

The report, which covers the period from late January through June 6, shows that average hours worked in small businesses plummeted by 60% in March, when pandemic-related economic lockdowns were taking effect. 

Source: Yale News 



Hennessy’s ‘Unfinished Business’ Program Offers Grants to Minority Small-Business Owners

The program encourages Black, Asian and Latinx small-business owners feeling the economic impact of COVID-19 to apply. The first round of grant applications will be available from June 22 to July 1.

Source: KSLA News



Women at the Forefront of Utah’s Black Business Growth

Despite accounting for less than 2 percent of the population as per the US Census Bureau, Utah’s Black business community is vibrant and growing—read more about the women who are leading the way.

Source: Utah Business