Category Disaster Plan

Not Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining

Much is being said about so called APIs, software bridges, mashable technology an other little innocent sounding descriptions like – “our software plays nicely with this software”! IMO – truth is – there is nothing “nice” about it! Let’s back up a little, what does it all mean? What it means is this, the software…

The worst business start-up mistakes

Although many people decide to try and realise their dream of starting their own business, unfortunately it often turns into a nightmare for them. It is estimated that around a third of new small businesses fail within two years and that figure rises to more than 50% over five years. The problem that many face is making…

Barter – The Way forward for Small Business during the credit crunch?

In times of monetary crisis many small business owners, could consider bartering for products and services. Many small business owners spend money on services and products that they could source from clients. Now if that is true and both feel the pinch – and who doesn’t – they could just exchange these services or products…

Darling And Brown Still Avoiding The Issues!

I don’t want to bore you with the latest details of the series of “too little and too late” government measures to get this financial crisis under control. As I write these lines the Darling(-)Brown duo are answering or more to the point avoiding the questions of the press. For small business the crucial questions…

More Supplier and Customer Solidarity Needed To Beat Credit Crunch!

With credit availability non existent or in sharp decline, a more transparent relationship between suppliers and customers is needed to overcome the credit hurdle. In times when money is short a very open relationship based on partnership will allow a chain of suppliers and customers to fulfill orders in a “joint venture per order” kind…

Q & A: Does Small Business Need a Disaster Plan?

To be perfectly blunt about the subject, it is not made easier by confusing technology and more to the point terminology, that even we have difficulty understanding some time.We should not expect business start-ups and small business in general to be accountants, bookkeepers, IT specialist, lawyers, marketing & PR gurus and so on. We should provide small business with an infrastructure in which it can concentrate on core business tasks, while at the same time enabling the business owner to stay informed of all relevant business facts like cash flow, sales, HR issues, tax position and more.... Have a look at virtual assistants in your area.There are other questions you could ask yourself, just take 30 minutes, get a peicJust to mention it, a disaster plan in a burned out house is of no value to anyone, again keep it online.Answer: YES, a small business needs a disaster plan, just like any other business.

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