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NJSBDC State Office | September 25, 2020



NJ Thrives (#NJThrives) is an online video-sharing initiative to help NJ businesses pivot, survive and thrive despite the effects of COVID-19 by sharing videos of successful small and mid-sized businesses to help motivate and inspire us all.

If you’re sharing a video you previously published:

So, if you have a video to share with us, please take a moment to complete the Participant Submission form, giving us permission to share your video on your behalf and include the link of your video!

If you’re making a new video:

Create the video.  Try to be creative and try to be inspirational, but make sure to clearly say what your company does and where you are (online and offline).  Also, include how you’ve been able to succeed and keep your doors open. 

Then post your video on YouTube on your business’ YouTube channel.  Make sure to include #NJThrives in your video post your video on your YouTube Channel, using the title “#NJThrives: [Your Business Name, Town/City].

We’ll add your video to our YouTube channel and share it on social media.  We may even add it to a composite video!

Instructions to Make your Video for YouTube:

How to Make a YouTube Video (Beginner’s Guide)

Instructions to Create your YouTube Channel: 


NOTE:  Due to Popular Demand, #NJThrives has been extended through 2020!  

If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to Shy Hopkins at

Thank you and we’re really looking forward to sharing your success!  🙂


View some of the videos below:





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