We’re compiling this list of deals, free offers, grace periods, and waivers being extended to small businesses & the self-employed by companies nationwide. These offers are intended to help America’s small businesses during the cash crunch caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Got something to add? If you’re aware of an offer you’d like us to consider for inclusion in this list, please send an email to hello@jottful.com. Be sure to include the link to the press release or blog post announcing the offer.

COMMUNICATIONS

Conferencing 

NEW TO THE LIST

Google Meet: now free

Effective: April 29

Free access to their video-conferencing product, Hangouts Meet (previously available only to G Suite customers). Availability will be rolling out over the coming weeks. Sign up with Google to be notified when it’s available

Calendly: free Zoom and GoToMeeting integrations

Valid through: June 30

Calendly is offering Zoom and GoToMeeting integrations—previously Premium tier features—free of charge. Google Hangouts/Meet remains free for users who prefer that platform.

Telecom & Internet

Comcast: free wifi, unlimited data & fee waivers 

Effective: March 13
Valid for: 60 days

  • Free wifi at Xfinity hotspots
  • Unlimited data
  • No disconnects or late fees 

Sprint: free wifi & unlimited data

Effective: March 18
Valid for: 60 days

  • 20 GB of free mobile hotspot to customers with hotspot-capable devices
  • Unlimited data for customers with metered data plans

Verizon: fee waivers

Announced: March 13
Valid for: 60 days

  • No disconnects or late fees  

Finance

NEW TO THE LIST

G2 Track: free savings assessment

G2 Track helps you find opportunities to reduce software spend. Thousands of businesses use it to find overlapping or underused software subscriptions and licenses that create unnecessary costs.

Marketing

Advertising 

Facebook: cash grants & ad credits

Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses. Applications are available for a limited number of cities. Check the website to see if your city is included in the program.

Google Ads: ad credits

Google is giving ad credits to its small business advertisers. Credits can be used through 2020 and will appear automatically in your Google Ads account if you’ve been an active advertiser since the beginning of 2019.

Gift cards 

Kabbage: sell gift certificates online for free

Any business can sign up to sell gift certificates online, and anyone can purchase them to support participating small businesses. Once registered, businesses can send a custom link to their customers.

SEO 

Moz: free how-to-do-SEO training

Sign up by: May 31

Moz Academy courses in search engine optimization (SEO) are now available for free! Browse the course list, then use the promo “wegotthis” to sign up.

Yoast: free how-to-do-SEO training

Valid for: limited time

Get practical tips to rank higher and get more readers or sell more online with this limited-time free training.

Social media 

HootSuite: free access to Pro plan to schedule and post on your social media accounts

Valid until: July 1

Organizations in affected industries (restaurants, hotels, event venues, performing arts, etc.) may use the professional version of Hootsuite’s social media management software at no cost.

Video

NEW TO THE LIST

Sparkhouse: free video editing

Valid until: tbd (limited-time offer)

Submit your own photos and video clips and the Sparkhouse team will produce a short video you can use to communicate your business’s modified service details. Share on social media, your website, or via email.

Website

Jottful: one free marketing service (logo design, SEO, photo, content, etc.)

Valid until: tbd (limited-time offer)

All new Jottful website customers can choose a free service provided by a member of Jottful Community — a group of 1,300 freelancers and experts. Services include logo design, SEO, content writing, photography, videography, and more. 

Jottful has also launched two quizzes designed to help small business owners and the self-employed improve their online presence:

What’s the best way for your business to get a website?

Take the quiz >

What’s the best way for your business to sell online?

Take the ecommerce quiz >

Productivity tools

Electronic signature software 

NEW TO THE LIST

Adobe Sign: free e-signatures for 90 days

Send documents to be electronically signed — and quickly e-sign and return documents, too. It’s legal, secure, and can all happen while working from home.

PandaDoc: free esignature plan

Effective: March 17

New free eSign plan gives companies the following capabilities, for unlimited users and for free of charge:

  • Unlimited document uploads – Upload and send as many documents for eSignature as you’d like.
  • Unlimited eSignatures – Collect an unlimited number of safe, secure, and legally binding electronic signatures.
  • Payment processing – Accept a credit card, PayPal, or ACH payment the moment your doc is signed.

Team collaboration software

Write: free licenses

Effective: March 19

New customers get 6 months of their Professional edition at no charge, in order to support the rapid adoption of remote work.

File transfer

Meero: free large-file transfers

Valid until: June

Drag and drop files up to 10 GB, then share with others.

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Conserving cash is the second most important thing you can do for your business right now (after staying healthy). We hope you’ve been able to find an opportunity or two in this list.

If you know of an offer that we should consider for this list, please send an email to hello@jottful.com. Be sure to include the link to the press release or blog post announcing the offer.