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  • When a disaster occurs, it’s often the misleading bit of information shared by an outsider that gins up rumors about a damaged business shutting down.  Obviously, this situation undermines the company’s ability to recover. That’s one big reason why precise, effective...
    SBA News and Views - June 04, 2012 - 3 comments
  • While weather experts NOAA are predicting a “near-normal” 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, last year’s Hurricane Irene is a reminder of the erratic and devastating nature of tropical storms.  The six-month season, which began June 1, typically peaks between August and October...
    SBA News and Views - June 04, 2012 - 6 comments
  • It was a scary Halloween weekend for those living on the Eastern seaboard as many plans were pre-empted by a massive and unseasonably heavy snowstorm. Travel was halted as more than 30 inches of snow fell in some places.  More than two million homes and businesses lost power as snapped tree...
    Archive - November 09, 2011 - 4 comments
  • One of the first things you need when starting a business is a plan.  Your business plan serves as your guidebook for business success. The same type of logic applies to a business disaster plan.If you have to close your doors after an emergency or a natural disaster, you’ve got a short...
    Archive - January 01, 2010 - 14 comments