6 Business Owners Tell Their Story Of Lost Data. Don’t Cry For Them. Just Backup Your Own Data.

I’ve written about, spoken about, Tweeted about, screamed about and maybe even danced about data backup and recovery solutions for years – but guess what?

Business owners still do not backup their data or overall prepare their businesses for disaster like they should.

Nearly two-thirds of U.S. small businesses do not have an emergency or disaster preparedness plan in place says AT&T and four out of 10 of small businesses affected by a natural or man-made disaster never reopen their doors.

The American Red Cross has published a “quick check for disaster preparadenss” which you can take here.  Take the quiz, share your score and tell us what you’ve done to be prepared or what you will do to be better prepared in the comments section of this article!

AT&T has a series of short videos of small business owners sharing their stories of disaster. Check one of them below and all of them here:


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Ramon Ray, Marketing & Technology Evangelist, Smallbiztechnology.com & Infusionsoft. Full bio at http://www.ramonray.com . Check him out on Google Plus, Twitter or Facebook

  • http://www.digiscribe.info/ Mitch Taube

    Ramon, this is important information to help any size
    business prepare for unforeseen disasters. It does not have to take a lot of
    time to establish a disaster recovery plan, and any time invested can be