Disaster Planning

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

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.
Carol Tice
How One Franchise Owner Got His Businesses Running After Hurricane Sandy
Franchises

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.
Gwen Moran
3 Disaster Recovery Strategies That Spur Innovation
Growth Strategies

3 Disaster Recovery Strategies That Spur Innovation

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

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.
Jason Fell
6 Ways to Stay Productive in a Power Outage
Entrepreneurs

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.
Gwen Moran
Manage Through the Unthinkable With a Disaster Plan
Growth Strategies

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
Finance

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.
Catherine Clifford
How to Recover Quickly When Disaster Strikes
Growth Strategies

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.
Diana Ransom
How a Business Emergency Plan Paid Off in Tornado-Struck Joplin, Mo.
Growth Strategies

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.
Diana Ransom
Top Seven Mistakes Business Owners Make Filing Insurance Claims
Growth Strategies

Top Seven Mistakes Business Owners Make Filing Insurance Claims

In the chaos that follows a natural disaster, here are the top mistakes business owners make in filing insurance claims.
Carol Tice
Seven Steps to Get Your Business Ready For the Big One
Growth Strategies

Seven Steps to Get Your Business Ready For the Big One

The giant earthquake in Japan should serve as a reminder to business owners in the U.S. to have a backup plan.
Carol Tice
How to Be Entrepreneurial With Giving
Marketing

How to Be Entrepreneurial With Giving

The American Red Cross is just one of many outlets for entrepreneurs interested in helping out the people of Japan.
Diana Ransom
How Three Franchisees Bounced Back from Floods and Fire
Franchises

How Three Franchisees Bounced Back from Floods and Fire

Three franchisees bounced back from floods and fire. Here's how.
How to Be Ready for Anything
Growth Strategies

How to Be Ready for Anything

Do you have a plan for disaster recovery preparedness?
Jason Ankeny