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How Micro-businesses Have Blunted COVID-19's Economic Impact

They are thriving amid the pandemic

Digital businesses  — from part-time "side hustles" selling homemade jewelry to local restaurants that started fulfilling orders online during the pandemic — have helped U.S. communities weather the economic storm caused by the COVID-19 crisis.

Orders placed on such websites almost doubled between January and April, as stay-at-home edicts caused consumers to move spending online.

These and other findings are part of a new dataset from Venture Forward, a multi-year research project combining information about GoDaddy’s millions of U.S. web domains with data from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics and other similar sources.

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