We've built this kit to help founders and small business owners make the most of opportunities and deal with setbacks being thrown at us every day in our rapidly changing world. Here are some of the best tools and amazing examples of local small businesses who are rising to the challenge we're all facing together in 2020.
Customers can browse your menu, pay upfront with credit card and order from their mobile phone.
Give people something to order from by making it as easy as possible to find your menu
Give your customers direct access to online ordering by changing your action button
To avoid handling cash, small businesses can easily set up a Square device to process credit card payments for just $59 from Officeworks.
KIXXFIT is an app that gives customers access to movement, mindset and nutrition content from coaches all over Australia.
Eliminate the friction by sending potential clients a single smart proposal they can read, sign and pay in one place. (Referral incentive link)
If you run an in-person service or consultancy, Calendly's free online booking software takes the back-and-forth out of scheduling appointments.
Real-time games & quizzes for your teams inside Slack or Microsoft teams.
Pastel makes it easy to leave feedback on websites and documents. Create a feedback process that's remote friendly with Pastel.
Keep your team connected on any device, enabling you to keep work moving from home, or anywhere.
A suite of free service offerings, advice and tools designed to support Australian business continuity through the use of technology.
Read HelpScout’s most important lessons about remote culture, along with the data, to help you apply at least one insight to your team.
MURAL is a digital workspace where innovative teams can think and collaborate visually to solve important problems.
With so many new subscriptions, unexpected payments can creep up. TrackMySubs helps you take control and reminds you before they hit your credit card.
Here is a bundle of Slack habits and tricks—most of them small and easy to adopt—that are making teamwork, work for our newly remote teammates.
The Futur one of the world's best design agencies has made backgrounds for video calls. Download them for free off their website for video calls.
Google Meet premium video meetings have now been made available free for everyone.
Here's what you can expect will be different and what will be the same when venturing back into the office.
Figma is a collaboration tool that can be used in any way that you can imagine. Find out how Spotify uses it, and how you can too.
Keep on top of your team's productivity and wellbeing with these tips.
If you’re a cafe, you could sell physical products like coffee beans, mugs, apparel, etc via your existing Facebook and Instagram pages.
RedBubble lets your customers choose a design and have it printed on T-shirts, canvases, stickers, or anything really, on-demand.
If people can't physically visit your store right now, bring the shopping experience to them with quality photos of interesting product arrangements.
Strikingly is one of the easiest website builders. You can launch your own online store and start selling in under 30 minutes.
Instagram has just announced that businesses can now share gift cards, food orders, and fundraiser stickers in stories and on their profiles.
SK Takeaway is free software which enables you to get set up as a takeaway restaurant or retailer in 10 minutes or less.
Make sure that you get the most out of your ad spend on Facebook by avoiding common mistakes.
It's a great time to try selling new products, but it's often hard to think about how you want to price it. Here's a great guide.
Find out how big retailers are going online and creating the 'new normal'.
Find out how the biggest brands hustled to got their first thousand customers.
Hotjar is one of the best known tools to watch the activity on your site, as if you were within the computer.
The businesses in your area are all facing the same challenges as you. Get on Facebook or on the phone, be generous and everyone will benefit.
This will introduce you to their supporters and potential customers. It’s a great thing to do, too
Have a secret talent? Teach it online! There are multiple teaching platforms like Teachable.com, Skillshare.com, and Udemy.com.
Miro really understood their target customers and it paid off. 3.5 million users on a collaborative whiteboard platform, not just from perfect timing.
Social media is such an important tool in a time of crisis. The posts and campaigns you've been working on may not be the right tone anymore.
Unlike pre-recorded Instagram Stories or IGTV videos, Instagram Live is a totally unedited stream for your followers to tune into and engage with
Get Viren and Bridget's 'expert' insights from one day of working from home together as a couple.
Do you know a parent who has suddenly found themselves trying to work from home with their little kids around? It ain't easy, but it's not impossible.
These cool cardboard desks are affordable and easy to assemble so that you can transition to working from home as smoothly as possible.
The last thing you need when you are working from home is an IT issue. Speak to your provider and make sure you are set up right.
How do you market right now? Short answer: don't. Continue doing the things that people rely on you to do, however you can.
Traditional retail stores can put share kits together for customers to purchase and help people in their community who can't leave the house.
Customers can't come to you? Bring the goodness (in both food and service form) to them!
Repurpose your amazing cuisine to be reheated and enjoyed by customers at home, or dropped off to a neighbour or healthcare worker.
For new and expanding business owners, getting your contractual documents in order is a foundational must for a successful and profitable future.
Australian manufacturers and individuals can register their interest to supply goods, services or knowledge in tackling the COVID-19 outbreak.
Use this time wisely don’t be pushing sales, publish content that is useful and valuable. Some lessons from international brands.
This is an open-source spreadsheet where startups that are hiring can add their open roles so people looking for jobs at startups can find them.
We're big fans of Mina Radhakrishnan and her approach to product. Read some top tips from her in this SmartCompany post.
Things are changing fast. Find out which growing opportunities your business could tackle.
Typeform is offering three months free for anyone working on not-for-profit Covid-19 related projects or campaigns.
To help small business owners thrive through this difficult period, we have set up a hotline for free advice on implementing any of the above ideas. CALL 1800 00 AMMO (1800 002 666) ☎️