Everyone can agree that the worst time to prepare for a tragedy is in the midst of one, and, more often than not, people aren’t ready to face the unexpected reality if a plan is not in place. According to a recent study by Symantec, 57% of small businesses have no disaster recovery plan. Before disaster hits, Mashable urges small business owners to commit to these 5 tips to prevent data loss from a debacle.
Prepare for the worst
Files are an entrepreneur’s livelihood, says Scott Moyner, director of business development at DriveSavers. Hence, why the loss of files could result in losing one’s business. To combat this, Moyner urges small biz owners to develop “an emergency action plan for all data associated with your business.”