Welcome to the Small Business Ideas Forum! We are a community of over 100,000 small business folks with over 163,000 posts for you to browse. We pride ourselves on being the friendliest forum you will find and we'd love to have you as a member of our community. Please take a moment and register for a free account. If you need any help, please contact Chris Logan.

Small Business Ideas Forum

Small Business Ideas Forum

A friendly place to share small business ideas and knowledge, ask questions, find help and encourage others that are involved in the small business industry. Topics include small business marketing, generating revenue and small business computing.

Go Back   Small Business Ideas Forum > General Issues > General Small Business Issues
Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 2nd October 2016, 09:52 PM   #1
AngelBiz
VIP Contributor
 

Join Date: May 2010
Location: Detroit, MI
Posts: 1,354
Default How Do You Preapre For Disaster In Small Business?

In today’s globalized world, it’s all too easy to imagine disaster striking at the heart of your business. Take a moment to mull over some of the scares we’ve had recently that could derail your business. Last year, Computer Weekly reported on the distinct chance that we could see a new flu pandemic. Global terrorism in the summer of 2016 targeted two-dozen different countries, including the US. Flooding destroyed thousands of homes and businesses in Louisiana. And wildfires are still ravaging parts of California.

With all these disasters or potential disaster hitting businesses in the US, what can they do to ensure continuity?

Here are some tips from experts in disaster preparedness:

http://www.smallbizviewpoints.com/20...aster-strikes/

AngelBiz is offline   Reply With Quote
Register or log in to remove this ad.
Old 3rd October 2016, 11:00 PM   #2
NeilD
Member
 

Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: Sydney Australia
Posts: 22
Default

Hi Harry,

It's a lot harder for a small business that is more physical than virtual. For a virtual business you can make sure that you have comprehensive backups and multiple servers across different regions etc. (this may not help in a pandemic though)

With a more physical business you need to be considering natural disaster risk when picking your premises and potentially have some redundancy built in to your warehousing etc.

Whichever type of business that you have I totally agree with the concept presented in the article that you have a plan and you keep a checklist and stick to it.

__________________
Neil D
Virtual Headquarters Virtual Receptionist
NeilD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 6th October 2016, 12:01 AM   #3
CodyDeegan
VIP Contributor
 
CodyDeegan's Avatar
 

Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Philippines
Posts: 148
Default

Disasters are inevitable but can be mitigated. The business should always be prepared that is why having a back up plan is always handy.

__________________
Doing business in the Philippines CORRECTLY
CodyDeegan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 7th October 2016, 06:32 PM   #4
Brynn Thorne
Member
 

Join Date: Dec 2014
Posts: 79
Default

What disaster are you referring to? Is it sabotage or due to forces of nature?

Brynn Thorne is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 7th October 2016, 11:09 PM   #5
Vida Rinaldi
Member
 

Join Date: May 2015
Posts: 74
Default

Our data is safe as it can be because we use the cloud and our provider has servers in different countries.

Vida Rinaldi is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply   

Bookmarks


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How Can Small Business Owners Benefit From Renting A Virtual Office AngelBiz General Small Business Issues 0 7th May 2014 02:04 PM
To The Small Business Owners! kryah Social Media 4 30th January 2014 02:19 PM
Business Intelligence Tools For Small Business Robert_us Small Business Finance 0 30th July 2009 01:39 AM
Free Small Business Help - Funded by the US Gov. JDog What Type of Business Should I Start? 6 19th January 2008 11:32 AM



Thread Tools

Get Updates
RSS Feeds:
RSS Feed for General Small Business Issues RSS for this Category Only: General Small Business Issues

RSS Feed for Small Business Ideas Forum RSS for Entire Forum
Forum Rules


Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Small Business Ideas Forum


 
At Your Business - Small Business Directory
Free Business Forms - Prewritten Documents
 
Search Engine Guide
Small business guide to search marketing

 
Small Business Brief
Fetching the Best Small Business Info


Free Links - Free Advertising
Free Guide - Online Directory



Advertise your business here
Contact us for more details!


Semantic Juice
Register now to access free Quick SEO service!


Rocket Lawyer
Sign up for free 7 day trial. Boost your biz!


Buy UPC Codes
Get your products listed online!




All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:11 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004 - 2018 - Privacy