Category: COVID

Is Your Retail Business For Change? Four Key Shopping Trends

To say this year has been different would be an understatement. From transitioning to remote work to total retail shut down, keeping businesses afloat and jobs secure has been a struggle. With the pandemic still affecting companies and customers during the holiday shopping season, many small a...

Does It Make Sense for Your Business to Invest in Technology During a Downturn?

Midmarket companies (with 500 to 2,500 employees) understand the connection between business success and technology: 78% agree that using technology effectively is key to business survival and growth. However, it can seem counterintuitive to increase spending as the pandemic and ongoing economic uncertainty continue to create headwinds for many businesses. For example, in SMB G...

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SMB Workforce and Workplace Impact and Plans Due to COVID-19

We all know that COVID-19 has had a dramatic effect on the workforce and workplace. As the economy reopens in fits and starts, a disturbingly high number of workers continue to file for unemployment. Meanwhile, businesses struggle with how to survive in the new normal, and whether and how to bring employees back to work. […]
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A Fresh Look at How SMBs are Navigating a Path Forward: SMB Group’s New eBook

How are SMBs that have managed to survive the first few months of the COVID-19 crisis faring today? Check out SMB Group’s new eBook to find out! SMB Group fielded our new SMB Group Survey, SMBs: Navigating a Path Forward, in July to help answer this question. Sponsored by Dell Technologies, Mitel, Sage Intacct, Workday, […]

We’re All in the Video Business Now: Pro Tips That Everyone Can Use

In the age of COVID-19, video conferencing has taken off. Companies that lacked or never used the video element of web conferencing started to do so. People who used to turn their cameras off for online meetings started turning them on. Zooming became a verb as more and more people are starring in, supporting, or playing bit roles in online meetings, classes, and e...