Small Business Coronavirus Impact Poll Toolkit

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As concern for public health grows, many small businesses across the country face temporary or permanent closures. The U.S. Chamber partnered with MetLife to investigate how the small business community is ramping up actions to survive the latest stages of the Coronavirus pandemic. 

Below, you’ll find a full report and sharable graphics based on the the research sponsored by the U.S. Chamber and MetLife. We encourage you to share these assets on social media, websites, and other channels, and send them to your colleagues and employees.


Key Messages and Example Posts

  • As challenges continue, 47% of small businesses report #PPPloan funding is critical to keep their business open. For more on #smallbiz operations amid #COVID19: 
  • Number of small businesses applying for loans jumps 5x since late March. To learn more about how the #smallbiz community is faring amid #COVID19: 
  • The number of businesses with increased teleworking doubled since last month. To learn more about how the #smallbiz community is adapting amid #COVID19: 
  • The number of small businesses shutting down continues to climb. One in three (29%) businesses temporarily closed in the last two weeks. For more on #smallbiz amid #COVID19: 

Social Media Graphics

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