Covid-19 updates

Keeping small business running now and in the future

Business continuity is tougher than ever. We’re here to help you understand what government support you can get, help you learn new skills, take your business online or manage working remotely. We’re also collecting inspirational stories from the world of small business. This is just the beginning, so keep checking back on what more we can do.

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Last updated: Thursday, July 9th

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News just in

We’ve pulled together the latest information and resources to help guide you through these times.

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Adapting your business to the "new normal"

Check out our latest webinar featuring a panel of industry professionals as they discuss how businesses are pivoting, cash flow management, and getting ready for the new normal.

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How have beauty businesses adapted to COVID-19?

With most beauty businesses having to close during a lockdown, they have had to quickly adjust and adapt. Read about how The Beauty Bar quickly upped their company’s online game to help the business survive.

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Shifting from retail to E-tail, post COVID-19

Here are 10 steps to help you transition to ecommerce and a look at how one small business quickly shifted their bookstore to expand their product offering to the digital world.

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Tune in to educational content

Join one of our webinars or watch a video to find out the latest updates on government assistance and tips for your business.

Digital marketing for small business

Digital marketing for small business

This video series will help you grow your online presence and learn the fundamentals of digital marketing to extend your current reach.

Take your business online
Learn how to create an e-commerce version of your physical business. Focusing on building a profitable Minimum Viable Product (MVP) to start making money ASAP. 

Website best practices for your small business
Learn the key considerations when creating a profitable website and how to create great content that increases traffic and that your customers love.

How to market your small business online
Connect with your customers and make the most of your digital presence with these best practice tips for creating a successful digital marketing strategy.

Social media marketing for small business 
Learn the fundamentals of social media marketing to find your people and connect with your community.

Master your business's cash flow

Understanding your cash flow is crucial for any business. If you’re new to the idea of managing your cash flow, we’ve put together a complete overview on how you can manage and automate this in Xero.

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Spreadsheets to Xero

Running your business from a spreadsheet can be difficult and confusing. Learn how to tidy up your data and the steps you need to consider when moving your business from manual spreadsheets to Xero.

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Inspiration from across the globe

In times like these, we could all use a little inspiration. That’s why we’re starting a video series to highlight the strength and resilience of our partners and business owners.


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Running your business


Visit Xero Central for tools to help your business get through unforeseen disruptions. Register for upcoming webinars, find business and mental health resources, and connect with the Xero community to share your experience. 

We'll continue to add useful resources and information so keep checking in.

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Resources for your business

Partner resources

Microsoft 365 and small business resources

In an era of remote everything, you need your team to stay connected and productive even when they work apart. Set up your business for remote work with Microsoft 365. Chat, meet, call, and collaborate all in one place with Microsoft Teams, and get access to 1TB of cloud storage (per user) plus familiar Office apps including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Find more information at our small business resource center.

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