COVID-19 Resource Center

Celero's Response to COVID-19

Celero’s mission is to help small businesses nationwide compete and win, and in these unprecedented times, we would like to provide you with additional helpful resources. We’ve created the Celero COVID-19 Survival Kit designed to help you continue to drive revenue and survive this unprecedented challenge. The survival kit provides direction to help businesses attain curb-side, online ordering, appointment scheduling, eCommerce, Virtual Terminals, invoicing, virtual gift cards, and other outside-the-box solutions that can change the way you take payments and drive revenue.

Small businesses are the lifeblood of great communities. Now more than ever, we want to do all that we can to ensure you thrive during and after this challenging time. If you have any concerns or questions, please feel free to reach out to us at solutions@celerocommerce.com.

For a comprehensive guide on how Celero is responding to COVID-19, please click here to download our pandemic plan in full.

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Celero COVID-19 Survival Kit

We’ve put together a collection of resources to help your business stay afloat throughout COVID-19. These free graphics and webinars offer a detailed look at the solutions available to our merchants, partners, and small businesses in general, including mobile payments, virtual gift cards, and expert marketing tips.

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Webinar: How to Market in a Crisis - Maximizing Your Social Media Marketing

Laurie Snively, Founder and CEO of Just Pivot Media, speaks on crisis marketing and answers questions such as: Does your business need to be on social media? What and when should you post?

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Webinar: How Your Business Can Survive Social Distancing

Tim McDonald, Vice President of Product and Partner Training, discusses topics like selling gift cards to generate capital, as well as online, phone order, and delivery sales with Clover, Authorize.net and Big Commerce.

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR MERCHANTS & PARTNERS

Small Business Marketing 101: Cause Marketing in the Time of COVID-19

Chief Marketing Officer Scott Farace advises small businesses on how to get involved in cause marketing during the COVID-19 crisis.

Restaurants Come Together for Great American Takeout

The restaurant industry has taken a massive hit due to coronavirus, but restaurants around the country came together starting Tuesday, March 24 to launch the Great American Takeout.

#InThisTogether: Seven Ways You Can Help Keep Small Businesses Afloat During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Small businesses nationwide are under serious threat of closure, and with nearly two-thirds of the country’s population working for a small business, we must do everything we can to keep SMBs afloat while still protecting public health and safety.

#InThisTogether: Nashville Restaurateur Adapts for Community with COVID-19

Nashville restaurateur Andy Marshall, owner of the iconic local chain Puckett’s Grocery and Restaurant, is proving that great small business minds are leading by example during these difficult and uncertain times.

#InThisTogether: First Financial Northwest Bank Rises To Support Its Community During Outbreak

First Financial Northwest Bank, a community bank and FI partner of Celero’s, has begun a pair of initiatives that are both fun and heartwarming, as its employees support area charities and restaurants. 

#InThisTogether: Chamberlain’s Steakhouse Offers Lesson for Upscale Restaurants Adapting to COVID-19 Realities

Chamberlain’s Steakhouse is embracing a new normal with resilience and spirit. The restaurant is helping its clientele take the Chamberlain’s experience home safely, launching a curbside pickup option as well as specials like “Standing Together” days.

#InThisTogether: Jones Country Meats and Tandem Payment — A Match Made in Country Heaven

Unlike many small businesses, Jones Country Meats has seen an uptick in business since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, as locals flood in to stock up on quality meats. With help from Tandem Payment, they’ve been able to develop several ways for customers to buy and receive products while minimizing social contact.

#InThisTogether: Celero Launches COVID-19 Internal, External Resource Pages for Small Business

Celero Commerce was formed to equip small businesses with products, services, and software tools that help them grow quickly and sustainably. With the outbreak of COVID-19 over the last several weeks, we are putting together a variety of resources, both internal and external, to help our merchants weather the storm and survive for the better times that lie ahead. 

#InThisTogether: Local Salon Innovates To Serve Clients, Drive Business During Mandated Closure

The entrepreneurs at Glam Salon of Hillsborough, NC prove that innovation isn’t reserved for tech and big business — it’s happening in small businesses across America.

Celero Cares Fund Aids Hospitality Workers in Wake of Nashville Tornadoes, COVID-19

In the wake of the tornadoes that ravaged central Tennessee on March 3, and just prior to the coronavirus outbreak, Celero Commerce established its Celero Cares Fund on crowdfunding platform GoFundMe in order to provide assistance to small business owners and their employees during times of need.

#InThisTogether: Kentucky Distillery Joins COVID-19 Fight with Hand Sanitizer

Like other distilleries around the country, Boundary Oak has joined the strategic supply chain for providing hand sanitizer to first responders and communities in the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak. 


#InThisTogether: For Maximum Impact, Now More Than Ever, Shop Local

There are nearly 30 million small businesses in America, and they employ nearly two-thirds of the workforce. If you’re looking purely to make an economic impact directly in the lives of your friends, neighbors, and fellow church-goers, you really couldn’t have a better strategy than eating at that family-owned restaurant or having your car repaired with your hometown mechanic.

Celero’s Kevin Jones Addresses State of Payments in Digital Transactions Amid COVID-19

In an article in respected payments journal Digital Transactions, Celero Commerce founder and CEO Kevin Jones sits down with the magazine’s Kevin Woodward to discuss the current state of the payments industry nearly two months into the COVID-19-driven economic crisis.  

We’ll be sharing additional resources for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis, so be sure to follow Celero Commerce on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn for more helpful content.

 

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