News Factor: When Disaster Strikes: Survival Strategies for SMBs

In a certain sense, it is oxymoronic to talk about disaster-recovery strategies for small and mid-size businesses. By definition, such companies are operating on the edge anyway — just one client cancellation or payment default or supplier mishap away from closure. This is especially true, considering the queasy health of the economy since December 2000.
Fortunately, though, the millions of small businesses in the U.S. ignore such realities and push forward — in the process helping to stoke the national economic engine, along with consumer spending and a strong monetary policy, of course. (full story)