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When Weather Disrupts Your Business
Disaster Planning

When Weather Disrupts Your Business

Writing from the Boston area after several huge snowstorms, a Babson College lecturer shares what entrepreneurs should do when Mother Nature throws normal operations off-kilter.
Peter S. Cohan
14 Social Media Disasters That Could Strike Your Businesses
Social Media

14 Social Media Disasters That Could Strike Your Businesses

Knowing what all of these nightmares are means knowing how to prevent them.
Robert Siciliano
6 Earthquake Preparedness Tips for Business Owners
Disaster Planning

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The 4 Basics for Preventing Tech Calamities No Business Can Afford
Disaster Recovery

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.
Edward Sharp
15 Tips to Prepare for Security Threats Big and Small
Disaster Planning

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

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.
Matthew Toren
Natural Disasters Are Unavoidable. Is Your Business Ready? (Infographic)
Disaster Planning

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.
Catherine Clifford
Hurricane Sandy, One Year Later (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

Hurricane Sandy, One Year Later (Infographic)

Here's a visual look at Hurricane Sandy's devastation and what's happened since.
Entrepreneur Staff
What Businesses Need to Know About Preparing, Coping and Recovering From Natural Disasters
Growth Strategies

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

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

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.
Brian Patrick Eha
3 Apps to Prepare Your Startup for Severe Weather
Technology

3 Apps to Prepare Your Startup for Severe Weather

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

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
Technology

Why Every Business Needs a Technology Plan

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