Discounted or free resources during COVID-19

Many businesses have reduced prices for their products or made them free for a time in response to the economic impacts of COVID-19. We’ll be updating this article with new ideas and promotions as we discover them. 

Note: We aren’t endorsing any of the below products or services or receiving any kind of a kickback or incentive. We just want to pass along the information as a helpful resource!

Tools and Services

Ahrefs Course: The Blogging for Business course is free right now, teaching how to grow your site and turn readers into paying customers.

SEMrush: Free access to the Social Media Toolkit, Oppty (lead generation products), and SEMrush Academy courses.

Moz Academy: Over a dozen on-demand SEO education courses are free through May 31.

Yoast Academy: The All-Around SEO Training is free right now.

Ubersuggest: This SEO tool’s free plan added more free features that were previously only available on paid plans.

SEO Unlocked: Follow along with Neil Patel's free 7-week SEO program, incorporating video lessons and relevant homework assignments.

Google Hangouts Meet: Free access to Meet, Google’s larger-capacity video conferencing tool, for all G Suite and G Suite for Education customers until September 30, 2020.

Tailwind: Join their Survive & Thrive series for learning best practices for Pinterest marketing, making great pins quickly, and using Tailwind to make it better, faster, and easier. Also offering a $1 million Small Business Relief Program.

Mailchimp: Offering $10M in price relief fund for small business customers, in addition to a free custom domain for up to 5 years and other services. 

Constant Contact: Offering a free Small Business Support Kit, including the Website Builder and e-commerce tools, to all the email marketing packages, along with help, webinar classes, and more. 

Shopify: 90 days free trial for creating a free eCommerce store and online marketplace for your business.

Creative 

Final Cut Pro X: Try Final Cut Pro X, Mac’s post-production video software, free for 90 days.

Nikon School Online: Nikon is providing all of its online courses free for now.

Shaw Academy: Variety of online courses including video, photography, finance, marketing, design, health and wellness, and business. Many courses are free right now for a limited time.

Adobe Creative Cloud: Students and teachers can get 60% off right now for the bundle. Check out discounts on other products for creativity, business, and education, as well as live virtual events and projects. 

Health and Wellness

Beach Body On Demand: 14-day free trial and savings on their monthly and yearly plans. 1100+ workouts and nutrition plans.

Peloton: Live classes — a mix of cycling, running, strength training, yoga, outdoor activities, and meditation. Try for 30 days free.

Headspace: Offering meditations you can listen to any time. These are part of a larger collection in the free Headspace app called Weathering the Storm. It includes meditations, sleep, and movement exercises.

Fitbit: offering a free 90 day trial of Premium to help you stay active, sleep well, and manage stress.

Nike Training Club: Free access to Nike Training Club, providing free body-weight and full equipment workouts, as well as yoga classes for all fitness levels. 

Finance

Facebook cash grants/ad credits: Small businesses can apply for cash grants and ad credits. Check out their business resource page.

CARES Act/Financial Resources: This blog post from our team offers a bird’s eye view of some financial resources available to small business owners right now.

Wave: Free financial software designed for entrepreneurs.

Dave Ramsey: Try Financial Peace University free for 14 days, and many resources are deeply discounted for personal finance.

Kids

Stories at Audible: As long as schools are closed, audiobooks for kids will be available to stream from any device absolutely free!

Cosmic Kids Yoga on YouTube: Yoga, mindfulness, and relaxation designed especially for kids aged 3+, used in schools and homes all over the world.

TedEd: Free resources for students and a TedEd daily activity to spark creativity and encourage big ideas.

Reading Eggs: Free downloadable resources for at-home learning organized by grade level and subjects.

Khan Academy: The free at-home learning academy is now offering extra resources for parents and students.

Kiwi Co: The subscription service for young innovators using science and art is offering free at-home projects and resources.

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