It’s no secret that most businesses were hit hard by the pandemic, but let’s be real: Little guys suffered more than most.
While corporations like Amazon and Microsoft posted record profits, small-business owners struggled like never before. We don’t have as much cash on hand to get us through the rough patches or to weather dips in sales. Some of us had to close vital storefronts or locations where we served our customers. Supply chain issues became dinner-table conversation. And with people out of work, our teams were decimated.