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Crisis Communications Planning

By Carol Chastang, SBA Official
Published: January 1, 2010 Updated: December 12, 2011

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 amount of time to communicate effectively with your staff, customers, vendors, and the media. Precise, effective communication—within your organization, and out to the public—is vital for a smooth recovery. This is where your disaster plan kicks in.  SBA and Agility Recovery Solutions can help you build your plan.

Bob Boyd, vice president of Agility Recovery Solutions, provided tips on crisis communications planning for small businesses during a recent webinar. These tips will help you construct your disaster plan.  Here’s the link:  http://owl.li/5nUrj

If you’re looking for more business continuity tips, visit Agility’s website at http://www.preparemybusiness.org/educationto check out past webinars.

Remember, being prepared for an emergency or natural disaster can make the difference between rebuilding quickly, or languishing in confusion.

About the Author:

Carol Chastang

SBA Official


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