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6 Earthquake Preparedness Tips for Business Owners

6 Earthquake Preparedness Tips for Business Owners

Everything you need to know to protect yourself, your employees and your property in the event of an earthquake.
The 4 Basics for Preventing Tech Calamities No Business Can Afford

The 4 Basics for Preventing Tech Calamities No Business Can Afford

"Unplanned downtime'' is so costly and common, there is no excuse for not having a plan to quickly be back in business.
15 Tips to Prepare for Security Threats Big and Small

15 Tips to Prepare for Security Threats Big and Small

Remember the meteor that broke every window in that Siberian city? Nobody can predict everything that might go wrong but some commonsense preparations are a good idea no matter what does.
Don't Let Disaster Devastate You. Take These 3 Steps Now.

Don't Let Disaster Devastate You. Take These 3 Steps Now.

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

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

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.
Hurricane Sandy, One Year Later (Infographic)

Hurricane Sandy, One Year Later (Infographic)

Here's a visual look at Hurricane Sandy's devastation and what's happened since.
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

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.
Will Businesses Be Protected If Superstorms Like Sandy Strike Again?

Will Businesses Be Protected If Superstorms Like Sandy Strike Again?

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.
A Year After Sandy, Business Owners Living a New Normal

A Year After Sandy, Business Owners Living a New Normal

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.
3 Apps to Prepare Your Startup for Severe Weather

3 Apps to Prepare Your Startup for Severe Weather

Use these helpful tools to track extreme conditions locally and afar.
3 Steps to Creating a Technology Plan

3 Steps to Creating a Technology Plan

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.
Why Every Business Needs a Technology Plan

Why Every Business Needs a Technology Plan

Your company should document the technology it uses so that the information is available at critical times.

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

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

How to Handle Cash Flow When Disaster Strikes

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.
Six Tips to Keep Your Business Going After Losing Your Partner

Six Tips to Keep Your Business Going After Losing Your Partner

How to survive and rebuild while dealing with grief and loss.
How to Prepare Your Business Data for the End of the World

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

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

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

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

How One Franchise Owner Got His Businesses Running After Hurricane Sandy

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

3 Disaster Recovery Strategies That Spur Innovation

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

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

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

6 Ways to Stay Productive in a Power Outage

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

Manage Through the Unthinkable With a Disaster Plan

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.
3 Insurance Gambles That Put Your Business at Risk

3 Insurance Gambles That Put Your Business at Risk

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

How to Recover Quickly When Disaster Strikes

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

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

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.

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