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Things might be difficult right now, as the economic impacts of the pandemic are putting a strain on businesses all around the world.

We’ve put together these relief initiatives and remote working resources to help you weather this storm and stay connected with your colleagues and customers.

Programs to help you be resilient during the crisis

Whether you're transitioning to a remote arrangement, shifting gears to help others, or facing new financial realities, these resources will help you adapt and prepare for the future.

Relief Initiatives

The Small Business Emergency Subscription Assistance Program (ESAP)

To help businesses that have been severely impacted by the economic disruption of COVID-19, we're offering a 3-month subscription fee waiver for up to 20,000 of our small business customers (accounts with fewer than 25 licenses).

Apply for the program

Zoho Remotely

We launched Remotely, a suite of 11 business productivity and collaboration apps designed to help organizations transition to remote working. We're offering Remotely for free until November 1, 2020.

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Zoho BackToWork

BackToWork enables organizations to manage the workplace reopening process, by letting them assess facility preparedness and employee wellness, while adhering to specific guidelines. This service will be available for free until December 31, 2020.

Learn more

Business Continuity

  • Finance
  • Teaching and learning
  • Files and Documentation
  • Talent Management
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Customer Support
  • Ecommerce
  • Conducting Surveys
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Finance

Zoho Checkout has extended its existing free plan to allow users to create up to 3 payment pages. If you are a non-profit organization working to provide relief, you can accept donations or raise funds online using Zoho Checkout for free.

Businesses providing essential services can get free training and rapid onboarding for Zoho Inventory.

Zoho Expense has extended its free trial period to 28 days, and its existing free plan to accommodate up to 3 users. You can also get 2-hours of free, rapid setup assistance to get your organization up and running.

The Indian edition of Zoho Payroll has introduced a free plan which will allow businesses to process payroll for up to 10 employees.

Zoho Subscriptions is introducing a free plan which will allow businesses to manage up to 20 customer subscriptions. You can also request for personal assistance with onboarding where an expert will help you set things up, for free.

Classes

Teaching and Learning

Zoho Classes is a new mobile app to help schools & colleges continue the academic session, by teaching students online.

With Classes, teachers can upload courses, run live classes, share assignments, collect responses, communicate with students, collect fees, and do much more.

We’re offering it free for all government schools in India. For all other schools around the world, it's free for up to 100 students.

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WorkDrive

Files and Documentation

Zoho WorkDrive has increased the storage limits on the Starter and Team plans to 1TB and 3TB, respectively. Organizations with 10+ users will also be getting additional storage.

This offer is available to both new and existing customers of WorkDrive as well as to Workplace customers on the Professional edition.

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Recruit

Talent Management

Zoho Recruit is offering free video credits for its online meeting feature until August 31st, 2020. Recruit is also offering premium support—free of charge—to educational consultancies and NGOs that hire teachers.

Get free video credits
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Appointment Scheduling

Zoho Bookings is offering its Zoho Meeting integration free for all users. This will help more people conduct online meetings with the convenience of a schedule-and-meet system instead of back-and-forth emails before a meeting.

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Desk

Customer Support

To help government agencies and department get ahead of challenges during this crisis, Zoho Desk is offering free software licenses up to 6 months. Those in areas such as public health and administration, first response, disaster management, information dissemination, and law enforcement, can benefit from this.

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Commerce

Ecommerce

For the existing Zoho Commerce customers, we've increased the threshold limit for transaction fees from $1k to $3k for the Starter plan, and from $6k to $8k for the Pro plan, for the next 3 months.

To give new customers enough time to set up their stores, Zoho Commerce has increased the trial period for new signups from 14 to 60 days. We hope this will give you enough time to set up your store and go online.

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Surveys

Conducting Surveys

To help communities look after public health interests, Zoho Survey is providing all NGOs and government bodies with a free 3-month subscription. Additionally, those who want to run COVID-19-related surveys can get a 50% discount on all plans.

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Work from Home

  • Expert Corner
  • Webinars
  • Zoho Influence

#WorkingRemotely: Expert Corner

To help people quickly adapt to new working conditions, the Zoho Remotely team has interviewed experts and asked them to share tips and best practices.

Check out the playlist

Webinars

Zoho Remotely has launched a series of live and on-demand webinars to help organizations stay productive and get the most out of the Remotely bundle.

Watch now

Zoho Influence

To serve current needs during this crisis, Zoho Influence is launching with a focus on remote work to gather advice, thought leadership, and helpful information for businesses from analysts, Zoho, and most importantly, Zoho’s customers themselves.

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Cliq

Virtual Community Meetups

Zoho Community opened up Zoho Cliq channels across multiple cities so users can have virtual meetups to discuss market changes, stay connected, and share expert advice on various topics.

Join a local virtual meetup
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Marketplace Partners

Zoho's Marketplace partner community has stepped forward with special offers to help those in need.

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COVID-19 Dashboards

We’ve created a COVID-19 tracker dashboard to keep you updated. You’re welcome to make copies of this dashboard, along with the data, and build your own reports and visualizations for further analysis.

Take a look

Educational Resources

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