We speak to small business owners across America every day. We see the same pain being expressed across the country. Everybody is impacted. These businesses need to lower their operating costs, and quickly.

That’s why we’ve put together this list of free or discounted small business tools, products, and services together. We hope it helps you and your business through this very difficult time.

We’ll be adding to this list of resources every day so keep an eye out for updates. If we’ve missed anything please let us know by submitting other discounts or freebies at this link. We want to spread awareness and fight this thing together. 

Let’s get to work. 

What sort of help do you need?

Current total: 70 discounted or free offers for SMBs

  1. Financial management (14 offers)
  2. Advertising and marketing (5 offers)
  3. Utilities (3 offers)
  4. Security ( 5 offers)
  5. Remote work (38 offers)
  6. Restaurants (4 offers)
  7. Retail (2 offers)

Financial Management 

Financial issues are the number one concern for businesses across the country during this difficult time. Here are some resources to take some of the stress of managing your budget off your shoulders. 

American Express – Support for financial hardship

What’s the offer? 

You can get in touch with American Express, share your situation and they may be able to; 

  • Lower your monthly payment 
  • Provide relief from late payment fees 
  • Temporarily lower your interest rate 
  • Prevent your account(s) from going past the due date. 

How can this help your business?

Right now, every dollar counts. If you use Amex for your business and you’re struggling financially during this crisis, the company is offering a number of support options to help you through this difficult time.

Facebook – Free cash grants

What’s the offer? 

Facebook is offering cash grants for up to 30,000 small businesses experiencing disruptions due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

How can this help your business?

Facebook’s cash grants can be used for a number of things including covering operation costs, rent, and employee payments. Facebook will be taking applications in the coming weeks. In the meantime, you can sign up to receive more information as it becomes available. 

Womply – $1,000 to invest in your business. 

What’s the offer? 

Womply is supporting small businesses across America by offering them $1000 to support their business. No fees & no interest.

How can this help your business? 

This stimulus package was put together to keep local businesses afloat. $1000 could go a long way in this difficult time.

Quickbooks- 50% off 3 months or a free 30-day trial

What’s the offer? 

Quickbooks is an accounting tool that was built to help small businesses manage their finances. Now is your chance to try it out for free for 30 days or for 3 months at half price. 

How can this help your business?

Quickbooks offers you an easy way to manage your finances. Many of our clients use this tool. If you’re not already, we recommend making use of this heavy discount so you can stress less about managing your money and keeping your books balanced during this difficult time. 

Xero – free 30-day trial

What’s the offer?

Xero is offering a free 30-day trial for new customers and has also delayed a price increase on Early, Growing and Established plans until July 1st. 

How can this help your business?

Xero is a helpful tool that lets you automate your accounting. Making use of this discount and delayed price increases can help you keep things running smoothly in the finance department while you focus on other areas of your business.

FreshBooks – 50% off on all plans for 3 months

What’s the offer?

FreshBooks is another accounting tool that can help you manage your business finances. At the moment they are offering 50% of all plans for 3 months. 

How can this help your business?

Depending on how you run your business, you might be able to streamline some of your accounting tasks by using FreshBooks. This could save you time and money in the long run. 

Panda Doc – Free eSign 

What’s the offer?

Panda Doc is offering a free eSign plan to help companies through this difficult period. With this free eSign Plan you can; 

  • Unlimited document uploads – Upload and send as many documents for eSignature as you’d like.
  • Unlimited eSignatures – Collect an unlimited number of safe, secure, and legally binding electronic signatures.
  • Payment processing – Accept a credit card, PayPal, or ACH payment the moment your doc is signed.

How can this help your business? 

If your business relies on getting signatures to close deals, you should take advantage of this generous offer from Panda Doc. Particularly if you are making the transition to online sales.

NorthOne – 3 months free

What’s the offer? 

For small business owners in the worst affected states around the US we are waiving 3 months’ worth of fees, no strings attached. 

How can this help your business?

NorthOne was designed to help small businesses. It’s what we do. This is your chance to make the most of our handy features, and see what it’s like to bank completely remotely. You can integrate your favorite tools such as Quickbooks and Freshbooks into the NorthOne app. This allows you to manage your finances your way.

Mainvest – $2,000 zero-interest loans

What’s the offer? 

If you have an existing business that has been negatively affected by the coronavirus outbreak, you may be eligible to receive a $2,000 zero-interest loan when you start a capital raise. You can raise over $100,000 of investment from your community on Mainvest.

How can this help your business?

Mainvest understands that even the most profitable businesses are struggling at the moment, so they are offering responsible business owners like you a zero-interest loan to help you through this difficult time. This money could go a long way in keeping the (virtual) doors open on your business. 

Kabbage Payments – Free Gift Certificates Online 

What’s the offer? 

Through Kabbage Payments, any business can sign up to sell gift certificates online, and anyone can purchase them to support participating small businesses.

How can this help your business?

One of the ways consumers are being encouraged to help local businesses is by buying gift certificates to be spent at a later date when things go back to normal. Signing up your business to sell gift certificates online is a great way to keep generating cash flow.

Bill.com – free 90-day subscription

What’s the offer?

Bill.com is offering free 90-day subscriptions for new customers impacted by COVID-19.

How can this help your business?

Bill.com provides cloud-based software that simplifies, digitizes, and automates back-office financial processes for small and mid-sized businesses. 

ClearPay Corp – Free payments to carriers and claims payments

What’s the offer?

ClearPay Corp is waiving fees for payments to carriers and claims payments.

How can this help your business?

For those in the insurance industry looking to move to digital payments, this offer will help you quickly and effectively put that plan into action for free.

Kix Payments Inc – No setup fees for credit card payments

What’s the offer?

Kix Payments Inc is waiving all set up fees for those that want to collect credit card payments.

How can this help your business?

If you are moving your business to online sales, take advantage of this opportunity to set up payment services for free.

Stripe – Assistance for small businesses moving to E-Commerce

What’s the offer?

Stripe acknowledges businesses across the world are hastily moving to online sales to meet social distancing requirements and is providing a variety of products, programs, and resources to make this transition easier for business owners.

How can this help your business?

If you have found yourself suddenly faced with the challenge of moving your business online, Stripe’s resources are really helpful and accessible. Stripe has been working really hard to meet the changing demands of all types of small business owners.

Advertising and Marketing

When money is tight the first cut small businesses often make is their advertising and marketing budget. However, it is important that your business is able to continue to connect with your customers, even in a crisis. Here are opportunities you can take advantage of to keep your advertising and marketing running. If you are looking for ways to continue marketing your business while money is tight, we also recommend you check out our article on ways to market your business on a shoestring budget.

Facebook – Free ad credits 

What’s the offer? 

$100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries

How can this help your business?

Facebook is offering small businesses the opportunity to access cash grants that will cover the operational costs of paid advertising so you can continue to spread the word about your business. 

Hootsuite – Free access to a Professional Plan

What’s the offer? 

Organizations in affected industries (restaurants, hotels, event venues, performing arts, etc.) can use the professional version of Hootsuite’s social media management software, at no cost until July 1st, 2020.

How can this help your business?

Hootsuite helps you manage your social media output. Free access to their Professional Plan will help you stay connected to your customers. Plus, you’ll get access to a free library of social media training courses to help you engage with your audience, create content efficiently, and manage crisis communications.

Wundamail – Free access to Marketing Report Card 

What’s the offer? 

Wundamail is offering its award-winning Marketing Report Card (also known as the “Snapshot Report”) for free to small businesses. 

How can this help your business?

This tool will help you assess your online presence and show you immediate areas where you can take control and improve. In these difficult times when money is tight, you want to make sure every cent of your marketing budget is being spent in a way that counts. 

Social Supply Co – Free 30 minute Marketing Consultation

What’s the offer?

This social marketing agency is offering businesses the opportunity to access a 30-minute free marketing consultation.

How can this help your business?

The market has changed drastically in the last couple of weeks. With people turning to social media more than ever, now is a great time to reach out to your customers in new and creative ways.

Google – $340 million in ad grants

What’s the offer?

Google is making $340 million in Google Ads credits available to all SMBs with active accounts over the past year. Credit notifications will appear in their Google Ads accounts and can be used at any point until the end of 2020 across our advertising platforms.

How can this help your business?

This will help to alleviate some of the cost of staying in touch with your customers.

Utilities

Utility bills can really add up when you run a small business. Here are some companies that are going out of their way to ensure you can continue to access the utilities you need to keep your business running.

PG&E – No disconnections for non-payments in California 

What’s the offer? 

For California business owners, Pacific Gas and Electric Company has announced that it has canceled all service disconnections for non-payment. 

How can this help your business?

Even if you can’t pay your gas or electricity bill right now, you can keep using these integral utilities. This will remain in effect until further notice.

Comcast – Unlimited data for no additional charge

What’s the offer? 

Comcast is offering all existing customers 60 days of unlimited data at no extra cost. 

How can this help your business? 

Get all the data you need to keep business going without having to pay extra. Comcast has also promised not to disconnect a customer’s internet service or assess late fees if you get in contact with the company and let them know that you can’t pay your bills during this tough period. 

Sprint/Verizon/T-Mobile/AT&T – Unlimited data for 60 days

What’s the offer?

These companies will all be offering Unlimited data for 60 days to support their customers through the current crisis. Late fees are also being waived.

How can this help your business?

Make use of unlimited data to keep your business running. These companies are waiving late fees because they understand money’s tight and they want to give you one less bill to worry about.

Security

With more businesses having to work from home, security is more important than ever. Here are some offers that will make sure your work is secure while working remotely.

SentinelLabs – free cybersecurity platform

What’s the offer?

SentinelLabs is offering free cybersecurity platform SentinelOne Core between Monday, March 16 through Friday, May 16th.

How can this help your business?

Prioritize security while halting attackers hoping to take advantage of this global situation.

1Password – Free for 6 months.

What’s the offer?

1Password is removing its 30-day free-trial limit on business accounts. Companies can now use 1Password at no cost for six months to manage login credentials

How can this help your business?

Start keeping your team secure without having to worry about payment for 6 months.

DNSFilter – Free Web security for users, devices, and networks

What’s the offer?

DNSFilter is offering their advanced DNS security service free for businesses for 90 days during the outbreak.

How can this help your business?

You can use this service to protect your users working from home from phishing attacks and malware.

Minim- Free WiFi Management and Security Tools

What’s the offer?

Minim— the AI-driven smart home security and managed WiFi platform— is offering 4 months of free services to its customers and companies around the globe.

How can this help your business?

This offer will ensure you and your team have quality, secure, and supported connectivity in the home.

GreatHorn – 60 days of free access to its GreatHorn Email Security

What’s the offer?

60 days of free access to GreatHorn Email Security threat detection and remediation platform to organizations facing disruptions due to the COVID-19 crisis

How can this help your business?

This offer will allow you and your team peace of mind you navigate changes to work and business operations during the pandemic.

Remote Work

Businesses across the world are currently facing the reality of having to work from home. These are a list of tools that are available to you to help you better navigate the transition to remote work for you and your team. 

Slack – Free webinars with live Q&As

What’s the offer?

Slack has always had a free version. Lately, it has been trying to get the influx of new users up to speed quickly by offering free webinars with live Q&As, consultations by phone, and information on working-from-home best practices

How can this help your business?

Slack is an excellent tool for office communications and will come in handy while your team is working from home. Make the most of Slacks free resources to get up to speed on the tool and start implementing to in your day to day work life.

Cisco – 90-day licenses to businesses who are not Webex customers 

What’s the offer?

Cisco has expanded the list of features in its free Webex version. The company is also offering free 90-day business licenses for advanced features to businesses that are not current customers. 

How can this help your business?

Free video conferencing means you can connect with your customers, clients, and employees wherever they are in the world. This free resource can help you adjust to rapidly changing working conditions. 

Google – Free Google Hangouts for all G Suite Users

What’s the offer? 

Google Hangouts is now available for free for all G Suite users until July 1st.  This includes the ability to host meetings of up to 250 people and record video sessions.

How this can help your business?

If your company already uses the Google Suite you can conference call for free. This is a really easy way to connect with your team no matter where you are working. 

LinkedIn – Free Courses On Remote Working

What’s the offer?

16 free learning courses on remote working: Setting Yourself and Your Teams Up for Success.

How this can help you business

These courses can give you and your team an edge and help you effectively navigate the challenges of working remotely. This is particularly valuable to the many businesses across the nation that are working remotely for the first time. 

Microsoft – 6 months Free Access to Collaboration tools 

What’s the offer?

Microsoft recognizes that businesses all over the world are having to move to remote work and want to help make this change go as smoothly as possible. They are offering free access to ‘Teams’, their paid collaboration tool, to businesses for six months. 

How can this help your business?

Microsoft Teams allows you to chat, meet, call, and collaborate all in one place. For businesses that need to collaborate with their team from afar, this is a very handy tool that would usually be an investment but you can currently access for free. 

Quinyx – Open access to a communication app 

What’s the offer?

Quinyx is providing open access to their communication module and mobile app for any organization needing to support easy communication between employers and employees.

How can this help your business?

Quinyx has a number of useful features to help you effectively communicate with your team during this difficult time, including Pulse, which is a fast and effective way to gauge your team’s stress levels. 

Zoom – Free video conferencing software. 

What’s the offer?

Zoom is not only offering free video conferencing software. They are also working hard to make sure it is reliable as more and more businesses start to use it to connect with their clients and team members. In some countries including parts of the US, Zoom has lifted its 40-minute conferencing limit.

How can this help your business?

If you are looking for ways for your business to stay connected, Zoom is a good option. It is reliable and easy to use for video calls and meetings, and people are even using it to host virtual events like fundraisers and conferences. 

Jamm – 4 months of free access to voice and videos conferencing

What’s the offer? 

Access 4 months of free voice and video conferencing for you and your team as you transition to remote work. 

How can this help your business? 

If you and your team are making the transition to working from home, make use of unlimited access to free voice and video conferencing. This will help your team continue to communicate effectively while working remotely.

Meero –  Free large-file transfers, no account needed

What’s the offer?

Meero is a file transfer service. To help improve collaboration between teams working from home they are now offering free large-file transfers. No account needed. 

How can this help your business? 

For businesses that need to be able to transfer large files while working remotely, this is an easy and free way to do it. 

Adobe – Free 90-day access for Adobe Connect

What’s the offer?

Adobe is providing free 90-day access for Adobe Connect, until July 1st, 2020. Business who aren’t customers can now use Adobe Connect rooms with up to 25 participants for free for up to 90 days if they sign-up for a trial license between now and July 1st

How can this help your business?

This is a web conferencing product that is flexible, customizable, has plenty of useful features.

Atlassian – Free for teams of up to 10

What’s the offer?

This collaboration and productivity software provider is making its flagship cloud products available for free for teams of up to 10 people

How can this help your business?

Easily integrate your favorite tools into one place. This suite of cloud products will empower your team to accomplish more.

8×8 – Free web-based video meetings

What’s the offer?

Video Meetings are free and web-based. It’s available to anyone, globally, at no cost.

How can this help your business?

Another easy and free way to stay connected with your team, customers and clients.

Salesforce – Free access to Quip Starter

What’s the offer?

Salesforce has made its collaboration offering Quip Starter available for free to any Salesforce customer or non-profit through September 30.

How can this help your business?

Free access to Quip Starter can help your team collaborate while away from the office.

Dialpad- Free cloud based phone system

What’s the offer?

Dialpad is giving any business in North America and Japan its cloud-based phone system, Dialpad Talk Pro, for free for the first two months of usage.

How can this help your business?

Stay connected and don’t miss a call, meeting or opportunity while working away from the office.

Threads – Free Pro Offering

What’s the Offering?

Threads is making its Pro offering, which can support up to 100 members, free through July 1.

How can this help your business?

Use this platform to share, discuss and make decisions with your team while working remotely.

Qualtrics – free access to Remote Work Plus

What’s the offer?

Qualtrics Free Remote Work Plus tool helps organizations assess the wellbeing of their remote workers.

How can this help your business?

Find out if your organization is prepared for a remote workforce, and if your employees have what they need to succeed in this new environment.

Box – Available for free for 90 days

What’s the offer?

Box has made the business edition of its service, which offers things such as unlimited storage and data-loss protection, free for 90 days.

How can this help your business?

With this free Box business edition offer, you will be able to securely collaborate with your team for free.

Panopto Cloud – Free for 3 months with unlimited capture and streaming

What’s the offer?

Panopto Cloud is letting new users have the service for free for three months and won’t cap the amount of material that can be captured and streamed

How can this help your business?

This can be used to record and distribute video content.

Vidyard – Free video tools for businesses

What’s the offer?

Vidyard introduces secure video messaging. Now available to all businesses for free.

How can this help your business?

This can be used to enhance internal communications during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Zoho – Free use for 3 months

What’s the offer?

Zoho has launched a program that will waive the cost of the applications being used by up to 20,000 companies for three months.

How can this help your business?

This offer is intended to lighten the financial burden put upon our small business customers during this chaotic and difficult period by offering them this service for free.

OneClick – free remote access Basic Starter Package

What’s the offer?

Free remote access Basic Starter Package for the next three months to assist those working remotely.

How can this help your business?

In times when business travel is restricted and employees work from their home office, corporate IT must adapt quickly. OneClick will allow you to develop a digital workplace strategy that includes collaboration applications, security controls, bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs and network support.

Intermedia – Free AnyMeeting Pro video conferencing and webinar service

What’s the offer?

Free video conferencing and webinar service to all new users through Dec. 31, 2020, with no usage restrictions.

How can this help your business?

We don’t know how long this crisis will go on for. If you use video conferencing and webinar services, this offer allows you to enjoy the security of knowing you can use it for the rest of the year for free.

Igloo Software – Free for organizations transitioning to remote work

What’s the offer?

Igloo Software is offering Free Business Continuity Bundles for organizations worldwide.

How can this help your business?

As organizations globally transition to remote work and enact their business continuity plans, Igloo provides essential solutions for employees to continue to communicate, collaborate, and share knowledge wherever they work.

Focusmate – Three free sessions per week

What’s the offer?

Focusmate currently offers three free sessions per week. It pairs you with an accountability partner to help you avoid procrastination and stay focused while you work.

How can this help your business?

Keep yourself and your team focused while working from home.

Emailgistics – free team email management software

What’s the offer?

Emailgistics is offering its team email collaboration software free to all new customers until the end of June 2020.

How can this help your business?

Improve your inbox collaboration and streamline your automated workflow while your team is working remotely.

Leadassign – Free lead management solution for 50

What’s the offer?

Lead Assign is providing the top tier of their patented technology to businesses with less than 50 users, free for 50 days.

How can this help my business?

Optimize your sales operation while working remotely.

Calendly – free Zoom & GoToMeeting integrations

What’s the offer?

Calendly is now offering free Zoom and GoToMeeting integrations through the end of June (integration with Google Hangouts/Meet remains free).

How can this help your business?

Calendly is for online appointment scheduling. Managing your appointments has never been more important and this offer will make it easy.

Workona – Free tab and doc management

What’s the offer?

Workona currently offers a free plan that allows workers to manage their tabs and documents, including syncing or restoring to any computer.

How can this help your business?

With extensions for Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge, remote teams can share and access their cloud resources no matter what browser they prefer to use.

Discord Go Live – Free team video & audio chat

What’s the offer?

Discord is expanding the limits of its free Go Live service, from 10 participants to 50 participants.

How can this help your business?

This is a great way to open up communication for your team while working remotely. Go Live lets your team privately stream or screen share apps from a computer while others watch on any device.

Support.com – Free tech support

What’s the offer?

Support.com is offering to provide free tech support for anyone working at home during the coronavirus crisis.

How can this help your business?

Keep things running smoothly while you and your team are working from home with access to free tech support.

Akamai – Free access to its Business Continuity Assistance Program

What’s the offer?

Akamai will provide 60 days of free access to its Business Continuity Assistance Program, which includes its Enterprise Application Access solution.

How can this help your business?

This sudden increase in remote users is a challenge for many of our customers. Akamai’s enterprise security solutions can be globally deployed in less than 15 minutes to secure and manage remote access.

Zoom.ai – Automated Remote Meeting Scheduling

What’s the offer?

Zoom is offering a 30 day free trial of its automated meeting scheduling software.

How can this help your business?

Time is money. In this economy you need all the time you can get. Save the time you spend scheduling meetings by having them scheduled automatically instead.

Krisp – 6 Months Free

What’s the offer?

Krisp is an app that removes background noise from calls. You can now access a free tier of the app that gives you 120 minutes of free noise cancellation per week.

How can this help your business?

Krisp can help you maintain professionalism and better communicate with your clients and team members while working remotely.

Restaurants

Restaurants and other foodservice businesses are doing it particularly tough in this crisis. Here is a list of companies that are finding ways to support your business during this difficult time.

OneDine – a Free Tap & Pay Touchless Payment system

What’s the offer? 

If you own a restaurant or foodservice business, OneDine is offering a free Tap & Pay Touchless Payment system during the COVID-19 crisis. They are offering free setup, free table sensors for tap and pay activity, as well as waiving all transaction fees. 

How can this help your business? 

You can continue to operate your foodservice business without putting customers in danger with OneDine’s “tap and pay”. Guests can simply drive up to your restaurant and scan the QR code from the standing sign with their mobile device. This launches a mobile-friendly web page for the restaurant where the guest can order and pay from their phone, and have the food delivered right to their car.

UberEats – No delivery fees from independent restaurants across the US

What’s the offer?

UberEats has waived delivery fees on all UberEats orders from independent restaurants across the US & Canada in an effort to drive sales to local favorites. They have also introduced a new function to enable same‑day payouts for any UberEats restaurants who request it.

How will this help my business?

Just because your customers don’t have the opportunity to venture out for a meal doesn’t mean they don’t want to eat from their favorite restaurant. UberEats’s free delivery provides an incentive for your regulars to continue to support their favorite business. The new same-day payout function will help to increase the cash flow certainty. 

Doordash – zero commissions for 30 days.

What’s the offer? 

Doordash is offering zero commission to all independent restaurants for 30 days. 

How can this help my business? 

Not paying for commission fees will allow you to generate more profit on each order you make while still having access to delivery services and marketing services that Doordash offers.

Yelp – waived advertising fees and free advertising, products, and services

What’s the offer? 

Yelp has announced $25 million dollars in relief to support small independently owned bars and restaurants. For businesses that already have yelp ads, charges for March will be waived. If you are offering take out Yelp will provide $100 of free advertising from April 1-30. If you aren’t already using Yelp’s Business Highlights, Call to Action, or Yelp Connect, these features will be offered free of charge through April 30, 2020.

How can this help your business?

Yelp understands how difficult this time is for its core customer base, small independently-owned businesses. Make use of their free advertising opportunities to continue to get the word out about your business. 

Retail

Retail businesses across America are being forced to close their physical doors, but that doesn’t mean you can’t keep selling your products online. Here are some tools to help you keep your retail business running.

Shopify – 90 Day Free Trial

What’s the offer?

Shopify is extending its free trial period to 90 days.

How can this help your business?

If you’ve been forced to move your retail business online, take advantage of this offer. Shopify is giving new customers more time to set up and start selling for free!

Square – Free curbside pickup options

What’s the offer?

Square is offering their new curbside pickup option without fees. They are also waiving delivery fees for the next few months.

How can this help your business?

By offering free delivery as well as curbside pickup to your customers you can continue to sell your products online without endangering your customers or yourself.

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