Free Software & Resources

Below is a list of free resources and discounted rates from software providers designed to help small businesses during the outbreak. 

Thank you to Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) for collating the following digital offerings from their member base.

If you've seen additional support for businesses listed online please email marketing@cciq.com.au - we need to share and support each other during these times. 

Safe Visit

Streamline your contact tracing and collect customer information with ease. Safe Visit is a Queensland developed, online platform that is available FREE to all businesses, with no signup fees or ongoing costs.
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Microsoft Teams: Group Chat

Invite everyone you work with to chat, meet, call, and collaborate all in one place, no matter where you are.

Meet from anywhere

Instantly go from group chat to video conference with the touch of a button. Teams of 10 or 10,000 can meet in one place, no matter how many places they’re in.

Collaborate from anywhere
Never do that frantic, searching-for-files thing ever again. In Teams you can access, share, and edit Word docs, PowerPoint, and Excel files in real time.

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Microsoft Teams: Tips and Tricks

Join Molly from LiveTiles, the leading expert in Teams, as she demonstrates her top tips for collaborating from home.

Learn shortcuts for pinning chats, favouriting contacts and blurring your video background amongst other helpful tips.

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Webex

Currently, there is an unprecedented increase in remote work happening around the world due to circumstances resulting from COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease). If you're being asked to work remotely - we’re here to keep your team connected on any device, enabling you to keep work moving from anywhere.

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LinkedIn Live

Stream live video content to drive record engagement with your professional audience.

LinkedIn Live allows you to build deeper connections and drive more engagement with the world’s largest professional community. Live videos get, on average 7x more reactions and 24x more comments than native video produced by the same broadcasters.

Use it to help launch new products, showcase the people behind your brand, or demonstrate your thought leadership. 

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Free Course: Hygiene Awareness For Drivers

We understand there is a lot of uncertainty and anxiety surrounding the industry. In the midst of this COVID-19 pandemic, this FREE course is designed to give drivers information on hygiene practices that will keep you, and their passengers safe, reassured and confident to use personalised transport now and into the future.

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todo.vu

todo.vu is the right tool for you whether you’re a consultant, contractor or freelancer, or small agency needing to track work across multiple in-house and client related projects. It brings all your customer management and project management into one place, with beautiful built in time tracking and billing.

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G-Suite - Free enterprise edition until July 1st

Google announced this past week that they are going to be giving access to their advanced Hangouts Meet feature to all Education and G Suite customers up until the first of July this year. The extension will allow G Suite Education and G Suite Basic users to access Enterprise features such as permitting up to 250 individuals to take part in a call, capability to record and save meetings, and livestreaming content for thousands of viewers.

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Free - Zoom Basic Plan

Zoom (video conferencing software) is offering up to 100 participants in a meeting and hold unlimited one-on-one meetings with the video-conference provider’s complimentary plan. This does provide a 40-minute limit on group meetings, though you’re not limited to the number of meetings.

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