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5 Ways to Safely Reopen Your Small Business
  • 01 June 2020
  • Leo Covey

5 Ways to Safely Reopen Your Small Business

As Americans start to reemerge and reengage with daily life after months of shelter-in-place decrees, small business owners are faced with decisions on how to reopen their businesses safely and successfully. It’s a complicated issue involving the health of your employees, your customers and yourself. Before opening up your business, form a plan that will allow you to operate with these best practices for proper hygiene, sanitizing and social distancing.

Reaching and Staying Connected with Your Customers
  • 26 May 2020
  • Taylor Miller

Reaching and Staying Connected with Your Customers

One of the many things all small businesses try to do is make sure that their customers are happy and are connected with their business. We have outlined four key areas that you can use to keep customers informed on all aspects of your business and sustain constant contact:

How to Prepare Your Business for Disruption
  • 18 May 2020
  • Alex Penfield

How to Prepare Your Business for Disruption

If these past few months have taught us anything, it’s that life—and business—don’t always go as planned, and that being prepared for many types of disruption is important. According to the U.S. Chamber Foundation, research indicates that 43% of small-to-medium businesses fail after a disaster. And while forecasting for every unforeseen interruption is impossible, having a solid “what if” strategy can protect your assets and help keep your business as agile, resilient and disruption-proof as possible.

How Should I Reopen My Business?
  • 11 May 2020
  • Jelani Markus

How Should I Reopen My Business?

As a small business owner, you’ve likely asked yourself what things will look like for you in a post COVID-19 world. In fact, you have probably asked yourself several questions since many of the stay-at-home orders have begun. Will customers be back? Will your employees feel safe when they return to work? Is it really the right time to reopen? If you’re considering flipping that “Closed” sign to read “Open,” you should take a few things into account first.

How to Maximize Digital Tools to Keep Your Business Adapting
  • 27 April 2020
  • Taylor Miller

How to Maximize Digital Tools to Keep Your Business Adapting

As a small business owner, it can be incredibly overwhelming to research and decide which digital tools you should be using in your business. At The UPS Store, we put together a list of digital tools for you to review, and hopefully, you can integrate some of them into your small business.