Seems obvious. But everyone is so busy. Tornados, hurricanes, floods and a major power surge–any of these can mean real trouble for a small business.
2. Keep vital documents in a portable box. Include:
3. Develop a standard process of data back-ups. At a minimum–everything monthly. Financial data–at least weekly.
4. Establish an off-site storage location for a monthly set of back-up drives. This can be a bank safe deposit box or even an attorney in another state. This is a small cost for peace of mind.
5. Resources to help you get started:
Be sure to keep emergency phone numbers and emergency cash available in that portable box. Your ability to close your office and walk with a box of vital documents & data files–can mean the difference in getting a speedy insurance settlement & in quickly reestablishing operations. Act now.