Covid19 Impact and Prepardness Plan

We believe in our partnership and togetherness needed in this moment. Here are some ways Occasion is helping you through Covid19 shutdown.

Updated: April 8th, 2020

Several ways you can generate revenue today

Billing relief from Occasion

Apply for loans, grants and credit

Prepare your business for re-opening

View Reopening Guides ->

Adjust your business operations

Depending your guidance, you may be required to shut your in-person operations for a period of time.

More than one way to make money today!

  • Virtual Experiences: Customers are bored sitting at home doing nothing. Use Occasion's two pre-built templates to start making money during the shutdowns. Start selling virtual experiences.
  • Gift Cards: Your customers want to show their support for your business. Offer them discounted gift cards for example, $100 in classes for $80. Generate cash today and build customer loyalty for when you re-open. Start selling gift cards today!
  • Buid your social media following: Use this opportunity to do live events for free on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube to build your social media following. This is great for businesses that cannot do virtual experiences. Otherwise, send periodic email newsletters to stay in touch with your customers.

Billing relief and free updates from Occasion

For current Occasion partners, we have taken several steps to provide billing relief and investing all of our engineering resources to make several quick updates to the software.

  • Invoice Deferrals: We are deferred payment on all monthly subscriptions renewing between April 1 and 15 by two weeks and deferred payment on all annual plan renewals between April 1 and May 31 to June 1, 2020 by default.
  • April Discounts: We have given 50% discount to all partners on their invoices due in April 2020.

If you need further assistance, feel free to contact our billing team.

Contact Occasion's Billing Team

Increase your working capital needs

  • SBA Loans: The U.S. government has made available several loan options for businesses affected by Covid19 shutdowns. Apply for SBA Loans
  • State and City Govt. Loans: Many cities are arranging for 0% loan to businesses in their communities. Here are few examples - New York City, Birmingham Alabama, Chicago
  • IRS Rebate: If you are a U.S. person, the U.S. government is sending you a check for $1,200. The amount varies based on the size your family and tax returns. To get your rebate quickly, set-up direct deposit with the IRS.
  • Bank Loans: Increase your working capital credit any way you can. Sum your fixed expenses for 3 months and calculate your cash deficit. Draw down on a line of credit from your bank, increase your credit card limit or apply for loans against your revenues (Square Capital is an excellent example).