As we all face major changes in our businesses, livelihoods, and day to day life our team is dedicated to supporting our community, both locally and across the globe.

One truth remains through every stage of this crisis – we are all in this together. We hope some of these resources will be helpful in keeping you productive, proactive, and inspired as you spend more time at home or sheltering in place.

We are here for you and we know our collective strength comes from showing one another compassion and kindness.

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Upcoming Free Webinars

Join us for our next free monthly Digital Drop-in webinar and learn how you can make the most out of Instagram Stories.

In 2020 the name of the marketing game will be “adapt.” As with all other human struggles throughout history, our cultures and systems are forced to evolve, providing opportunities to learn and take leadership as we move forward in this new way of living and engaging. Join Sarah and Justin as they share their best practices for rising to this unique marketing challenge and why telling real stories that build deeper connections is essential.

Webinar Archives

SBA Loan Overview
with Romantic Asheville, Davis Financial Planning, and the SBTDC

Wednesday 4/8/2020

We are thrilled to share SBA loan resources with our Romantic Asheville Partners. This webinar features Adrianne Gordon of Davis Financial Planning and Sandra Dennison of SBTDC. Find out more information about EIDL and Paycheck Protection Program loans, as well as other options that may assist your organization or business during these difficult times.

Tips for Setting Up and Managing Successful Online Meetings 

Friday 3/31/2020  

Key takeaways include: 

  • Do’s and don’ts for online meetings  
  • Suggested meeting tools you should consider based on the size of your team, your services, and your goals
  • Tips for keeping attendees engaged during the meeting

Tools and Tips for Creating and Offering Simple Online Webinars and Classes

Friday 3/27/2020  

Key takeaways include: 

  • Find out which online meeting and webinar tools to consider  
  • Get tips for developing great educational content 
  • Discover how to keep people coming back for more

How to Stay Focused and Productive: Best Practices for Working at Home

Tuesday 3/24/2020  

Key takeaways include: 

  • Quick tips for keeping the creative juices and the work flowing
  • Learn to structure your days with goals in mind 
  • Find out how to create a workspace that ensures your success

Asheville Resources

Buy Local Gift cards On line and Support Local Businesses

 

 

 

NC Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 Response


 

 

Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Resource Guide

NC Department of Public Safety Live Streams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mountain Bizworks NC COVID-19 Rapid Recovery Loans

 

National Resources

Restaurant Workers Community Foundation – Resources for Restaurants and Workers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Retail Federation – Coronavirus Resources for Retailers

 

 

 

 

Gig Workers Collective’s Gig, Freelance, and Contract Workers COVID-19 Resources

CDC Guidelines for Businesses and Employers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SBA Small Business Loan and Funding Programs

 

 

 

 

Main Street America COVID-19 Resources