10 Resources for Small Businesses During C-19

“Small businesses are important because they provide opportunities for entrepreneurs and create meaningful jobs with greater job satisfaction than positions with larger, traditional companies. They foster local economies, keeping money close to home and supporting neighborhoods and communities.”

– Nikita Kamata

Small Business Resources researched by Nikita:

Resource found by Nikita Kamata
Resource found by Nikita Kamata

“…I think small businesses are more friendly and welcoming, they create a sense of community and get to know their customers. Unlike big corporations where a lot of workers look miserable while they’re on the job, most small business have workers that are lively and happy to be there. People who work for small businesses probably get treated better too, at big corporations there are so many employees that you are basically unknown to most of the company.”

– Jessica Haines

Resources researched by Jessica:
https://www.manta.com/ – a website where you can look up different small businesses in your area across the country, helping to bring more attention to these small businesses.

https://www.yelp.com/nearme/small-businesses – Yelp has always been a great resource for finding reviews of businesses but they also have a section where you can find small businesses, so like the previous link it help to bring more attention to these businesses providing them with more customers

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/sbs/index.page – this is a government website for New York City that lists various resources such as online courses for help, and information on hiring assistance, etc.

“Small businesses are important to me because I live in a very small town at home and I have worked in a small business for 5 years. When people shop locally, it boots the economy of the community and it feels good to be working and making money, while also helping the town I grew up in. Without small businesses many small towns wouldn’t be able to succeed, grow, and when needed, renovate the town. My hometown was just re done and the budget was funded by our taxes and small businesses and without it, Westhampton wouldn’t have had such a good summer because it became a tourist attraction for a younger demographic, which it hasn’t been since I was born.”

– Chloe Gaget

Resources researched by Chloe to help small businesses in need of help with customer service: