COVID-19 SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES
If you’re a small business in Eastern Nebraska looking for assistance in marketing, financials, digital, etc. here is a list of resources you can turn to. Many are free!
City of Lincoln, COVID-19 Response
The city of Lincoln has provided numerous resources for those individuals and small businesses affected by Covid-19, including information on unemployment compensation, Covid-19 relief funds and resident resources.
Simple Strat, Ali Schwanke
If you’ve been laid off or lost your job, feel free to pass on her name or drop Ali a DM if you’re trying to do any of these: – Set up your own personal website for your job search – Overhaul/optimize your LinkedIn profile – Review/rework resumes – Send out a cold email campaign – Use video/youtube to share skills online – Learn/acquire new skills so you can be eligible for new marketing/sales jobs All is volunteering some time each evening to step in and help where she can. You can connect with her on her LinkedIn profile here:
Tip Your Server In Lincoln
Every time you have a drink at home during social distancing, consider tipping a local service industry worker through Venmo or Cash App.
Right now, service industry people are severely impacted by social distancing and quarantine. Lower amounts of patrons and restaurants closing will be tough on everyone. Every little bit helps.
You can tip your Lincoln server right here or if you are a service industry worker impacted by Covid-19, you can fill out this form:
Quantum Workplace delivers modern tools for employee success that high-performance organizations rely on. They’ve created a hub of information to inform, inspire, and empower all businesses to effectively navigate this time of uncertainty. Check out their resources.
At Firespring, they are offering free and virtual 30-minute strategic sessions to non-profits and small businesses. Firespring will act as a sounding board to hear your unique goals and challenges during this time, and you’ll leave with insights and recommendations from their team of experts on how to stay consistent during this time! If interested, go to this page to learn more!
Offering 1:1 (phone, web or in-person) career and wellness coaching for free-will donation to help with job loss, search, transition; as well as stress, depression and general wellness challenges. Community members can text or call 765-490-0929.
Keystone Financial Services
Keystone Financial Services is offering free financial consultations and budgeting assistance during these trying times for businesses, individuals, and families. You can find information on how to reach out on their website.