With so many businesses being forced to close their doors during this crisis, marketing budgets are understandably needing to be reduced, cut or redistributed. Businesses need all the help they can get right now, so it is great to see some companies offering extra support to help ease the strain during this incredibly difficult time.
Google Ad Credit for SMEs
If you have been running a Google Ad campaign since the beginning of 2019, you will be eligible to receive a credit on your ad spend. Google is giving SME’s worldwide $340 million in ad credits, which can be used at any point until the end of 2020 across all Google Ads platforms.
If you are eligible, you will see a credit notification appear in your Google Ad account in the coming months. This is part of a larger commitment from Google who pledges $800m to support SMEs’, health organisations, governments and health workers on the frontline of this global pandemic.
SEMRush offer free social media tool kit
SEMrush is the World’s leading competitive research service for online marketing. During this challenging period of uncertainty, SEMRush is offering free access to their social media tool kit so you can keep communicating with your customers.
Social distancing has resulted in social media becoming the core communication channel, so it has never been more important to maintain those connections with your followers than it is now.
We have all needed to adapt and become more creative in the way we engage with our audience during social distancing restrictions were put in place and with SEMRush’s Social Media Tool Kit it makes this job even easier.
You can track your competition, schedule posts on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google My Business, edit images right in the interface and bulk schedule social media posts. You can also make free use of posting videos on Facebook.
Festival of Enterprise launches free COVID-19 Business Support Webinar Series
The Festival of Enterprise is supporting businesses through the COVID-19 outbreak with a series of free webinars, looking at a range of topics from government support and grants, loans, cash flow, marketing and technology, through to legal issues and employment.
This weeks free webinars:
Tuesday 7th April 2pm – Starting an Online Business during Coronavirus Crisis
Weds 8th April 10am – Survival for Tech Start Ups and Scaleups
Weds 8h April 12pm – The Power of Mindset
Friday 10th April 10am – Getting reading for Coronavirus Business Interuption Loan Scheme
Sign up here to receive notifications on forthcoming webinars https://www.festivalofenterprise.co.uk/#updates
Whizz Marketing – Free Website Audit & Competitor Analysis
We also want to do our bit and help businesses to get back on their feet once all this is over!
Whizz is offering a Free Website Audit and Competitor Analysis to SME’s during the Covid-19 crisis.
The Audit will provide insight on the current level of optimisation, and any issues which may be holding the site back. It will also show how the site is performing in Google, how it ranks and how much visibility it achieves compared to that of your competitors.
Once you get your business up and running again, you will want your website to work hard to drive new business. Be productive and get it working now. Getting your website up to scratch now will help you reap the rewards when you need them most. Book your FREE Website Audit & Competitor Analysis Today!