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Don't Let Disaster Devastate You. Take These 3 Steps Now.
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Plan ahead and hopefully you’ll never have to put your plan into action. But if you ever need it, you’ll be glad you have it.
April 17, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Natural Disasters Are Unavoidable. Is Your Business Ready? (Infographic)

Natural Disasters Are Unavoidable. Is Your Business Ready? (Infographic)

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One in four organizations slammed by a natural disaster is unable to reopen its doors. Here’s a look at how business owners can prepare and minimize potential losses.
April 2, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Hurricane Sandy, One Year Later (Infographic)

Hurricane Sandy, One Year Later (Infographic)

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Here's a visual look at Hurricane Sandy's devastation and what's happened since.
October 29, 2013 in Business Management
What Businesses Need to Know About Preparing, Coping and Recovering From Natural Disasters

What Businesses Need to Know About Preparing, Coping and Recovering From Natural Disasters

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With the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, we've got the ultimate guide to help business owners like you prepare and navigate through future disasters, natural or not.
October 29, 2013 in Business Management
Will Businesses Be Protected If Superstorms Like Sandy Strike Again?

Will Businesses Be Protected If Superstorms Like Sandy Strike Again?

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Hard-hit cities have rolled out all sorts of business-recovery programs. We spoke with some of their mayors and small-business officials to get a peek at the details.
October 23, 2013 in News and Trends
A Year After Sandy, Business Owners Living a New Normal

A Year After Sandy, Business Owners Living a New Normal

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Hurricane Sandy brought devastation to businesses in New York and New Jersey, in the process teaching business owners some valuable lessons. It even sparked a new startup.
October 22, 2013 in Profiles
3 Apps to Prepare Your Startup for Severe Weather

3 Apps to Prepare Your Startup for Severe Weather

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Use these helpful tools to track extreme conditions locally and afar.
October 8, 2013 in Apps & Software
Video: 3 Steps to Creating a Technology PlanPlay Video

3 Steps to Creating a Technology Plan (Video)

Nelly Yusupova of TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs has this advice for creating and storing a document that outlines how each piece of technology works in your business.
July 8, 2013 in Office Tech
Video: Why Every Business Needs a Technology PlanPlay Video

Why Every Business Needs a Technology Plan (Video)

Your company should document the technology it uses so that the information is available at critical times.
June 10, 2013 in Tech Tips

Hurricane Season Is Upon Us: How to Get Your Business Ready

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June 1 is the beginning of the 2013 hurricane season. Here are eight steps to get your business and employees prepared.
May 29, 2013 in Business Management
How to Handle Cash Flow When Disaster Strikes

How to Handle Cash Flow When Disaster Strikes

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What you need to consider to keep your business up and running when forces beyond your control cause you to temporarily shut down your business.
March 21, 2013 in Cash Flow & Money Management
Six Tips to Keep Your Business Going After Losing Your Partner

Six Tips to Keep Your Business Going After Losing Your Partner

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How to survive and rebuild while dealing with grief and loss.
January 24, 2013 in Business Management
How to Prepare Your Business Data for the End of the World

How to Prepare Your Business Data for the End of the World

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According to the Mayan calendar, doomsday is right around the corner. Here are three things to do to get your business data ready for a disaster of any size.
December 19, 2012 in Security
Business Interruption Insurance: What It Will -- and Won't -- Cover

Business Interruption Insurance: What It Will -- and Won't -- Cover

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Special coverage can help you recoup profits lost during storms and other disasters. Here's what you need to know.
November 16, 2012 in Insurance
How One Franchise Owner Got His Businesses Running After Hurricane Sandy

How One Franchise Owner Got His Businesses Running After Hurricane Sandy

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How Eric Casaburi's Retro Fitness and Let's Yo! franchise systems bounced back after the superstorm.
November 8, 2012 in Franchises
3 Disaster Recovery Strategies That Spur Innovation

3 Disaster Recovery Strategies That Spur Innovation

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How to find the silver lining in a crisis and use it to strengthen your business.
October 30, 2012 in Innovation
3 Tools for Keeping Your Gadgets Running When the Power Goes Out

3 Tools for Keeping Your Gadgets Running When the Power Goes Out

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Be prepared the next time you lose electricity with these handy alternative power sources.
October 29, 2012 in Office Tech
6 Ways to Stay Productive in a Power Outage

6 Ways to Stay Productive in a Power Outage

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As Hurricane Sandy barrels into the Eastern Seaboard, don't let a loss of electricity slow down your progress.
October 29, 2012 in Productivity
Manage Through the Unthinkable With a Disaster Plan

Manage Through the Unthinkable With a Disaster Plan

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Running a business is hard enough without worrying about wildfires or hurricanes. But a solid plan can help your business stay open and productive if disaster strikes.
August 20, 2012 in Business Management
3 Insurance Gambles That Put Your Business at Risk

3 Insurance Gambles That Put Your Business at Risk

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Many business owners don't even think about insuring their business. Here are tips that can protect your company.
June 1, 2012 in Money
How to Recover Quickly When Disaster Strikes

How to Recover Quickly When Disaster Strikes

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Small businesses can't predict when Mother Nature may strike, but they certainly can be prepared for hurricanes, ice storms and other calamities.
December 6, 2011 in Management & Operations
How a Business Emergency Plan Paid Off in Tornado-Struck Joplin, Mo.

How a Business Emergency Plan Paid Off in Tornado-Struck Joplin, Mo.

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When a tornado ravaged the town of Joplin, Mo., few businesses were left intact. Here's how one owner and his employees made it through the storm. And what you can learn from their story.
September 29, 2011 in Insurance
Top Seven Mistakes Business Owners Make Filing Insurance Claims

Top Seven Mistakes Business Owners Make Filing Insurance Claims

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In the chaos that follows a natural disaster, here are the top mistakes business owners make in filing insurance claims.
August 30, 2011 in Insurance
Seven Steps to Get Your Business Ready For the Big One

Seven Steps to Get Your Business Ready For the Big One

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The giant earthquake in Japan should serve as a reminder to business owners in the U.S. to have a backup plan.
March 18, 2011 in Insurance
How to Be Entrepreneurial With Giving

How to Be Entrepreneurial With Giving

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The American Red Cross is just one of many outlets for entrepreneurs interested in helping out the people of Japan.
March 17, 2011 in Marketing

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