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COVID-19 Resources

Remote Working Tools

 

We’ve created Stay Safe. Stay Local., a Facebook group to post operating hours, delivery or carryout options, general updates from Mobile businesses and more. Chamber members are posting photos and all the information they can find to help us all support our local restaurants and retailers.

 


Remote Working Tools

As many of businesses transition to employees working remotely, we’ve complied a number of resources offering tips.

 


Articles

April 10, 2020 – TeamLogic IT’s Remote Worker Security Guidelines Checklist

 

April 06, 2020 – Regan Communications: 8 Tips for Looking Good on Video Conference Calls

 

April 01, 2020 – BBB Alert: Prevent ‘Zoom-Bombing’ In Your Next Videoconference

 

TIME magazine: 5 Tips for Staying Productive While Working From Home

 

Google G Suite: 8 tips for getting it done when working from home

 

Hubspot: How to Work From Home: 20 Tips From People Who Do It Successfully

 

ZDNet: Working from home 101: Every remote worker’s guide to the essential tools for telecommuting

 


Accounting

Quickbooks Online

Services Provided: Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management | Security/Encryption

 

Gusto

Services Provided: Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management | Security/Encryption

 


All-Inclusive

Google Suite/Hangouts

Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Audio/Phone | Instant Messaging | Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management | Security/Encryption
*In response to COVID-19 through July 1: free access to advanced Hangouts Meet video-conferencing capabilities to all G Suite and G Suite for Education customers globally including larger meetings, for up to 250 participants per call, live streaming for up to 100,000 viewers within a domain, and the ability to record meetings and save them to Google Drive

 

Office 365/Teams

Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Instant Messaging | Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management | Security/Encryption
*In response to COVID-19: Beginning March 10, Microsoft is rolling out updates to the free version of Teams that will lift restrictions on user limits.

 


Communication

Zoom

Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Web Conferencing/Webinar | Security/Encryption
In response to COVID-19: free for educators to move toward virtual learning

 

Zoom Phone

Services Provided: Audio/Phone | Security/Encryption

 

Slack

Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Instant Messaging | Information Storage/Sharing | Security/Encryption

 

Loom

Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Web Conferencing/Webinar |Instant Messaging
*In response to COVID-19 through July 1: free for educators, recording limit removed on the free plan, free trial extended to 30 days, Loom Pro price adjusted to $5/month

 

Ring Central

Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Web Conferencing/Webinar | Audio/Phone | Instant Messaging
*In response to COVID-19: Three months free RingCentral Office for K12 educators, health providers and non-profits

 

GotoMeeting

Services Provided: Video Conferencing | Web Conferencing/Webinar | Audio/Phone | Instant Messaging
*In response to COVID-19: some organizations may be eligible for access to free emergency remote work toolkit. Can register here.

 


CRM

Live Agent

Services Provided: Project Management

 


Information Services

Dropbox Business

Services Provided: Information Storage/Sharing | Security/Encryption
*In response to COVID-19: Free Dropbox Business subscriptions for a three-month period to nonprofits and NGOs that are focused on fighting COVID-19

 

Genius Scan

Services Provided: Information Storage/Sharing
Phone app for scanning/sending documents

 

Tiny Scanner

Services Provided: Information Storage/Sharing
Phone app for scanning/sending documents

 


Project Management

Trello

Services Provided: Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management | Security/Encryption

 

Asana Project Management

Services Provided: Information Storage/Sharing | Project Management

 


Scheduling

Acuity

Services Provided: Project Management

Contact Information

The Mobile Area Chamber offices are closed until further notice and the staff is working remotely. If you need to communicate with any of our staff, please refer to the Staff Directory to find their contact information.