Small business surge protection

September is National Emergency Preparedness Month

It’s National Emergency Preparedness Month Are You Prepared? By now you’ve probably held your fire drill or tornado drill or other safety preparedness drills to keep your staff safe – and if you haven’t, you should!  But in addition to that, have you considered making sure your business is kept safe and can resume operations …

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Meltdown

Yikes, it’s HOT!! Heat waves, heat warnings, power outages, lethargy.  What’s a small business owner to do? Around here we’re used to going almost straight from winter to summer and then back again – spring and fall are short seasons.  This past spring was all rain until we hit the heat warning days, with precious …

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6 Signs You Might be Lucky

You might be lucky if: Despite a lack of a business continuity plan, you stay in business following a disaster – that would put you in a small group of 10%! You never have an electrical storm that affects the power in your area. You have never experienced even a mild electrical surge. The only …

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EMP Shield product

Can you stay in business in the face of the unexpected?  According to a study by Touche Ross, you only have a 10% chance of staying in business if you don’t have a business continuity plan.  And at least half of small businesses don’t have one. Please use the tools on this site to help …

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Business Impact Analysis

In the Business Impact Analysis, you list the different functions of your business, and rank the function in terms of High, Medium, or Low impact on your business’s success (hint: if you mark any activity Low Impact, consider outsourcing it – it probably isn’t worth your time to do it yourself).  Then consider how long …

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Risk Assessment Matrix

The Risk Assessment Matrix should help you consider all the possible risks to your business and to evaluate each one based on its probability.  Just because a certain risk isn’t likely isn’t a reason to ignore it in your plan, but it should be prioritized after the more likely scenarios are covered.   By then, …

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Protect every outlet

I represent a product that most people don’t even know exists – EMP Shield.  To put it simply, it will protect every outlet in your house from electrical surges, such as lightning.  Many people don’t think about their dishwasher, refrigerator, or washer and dryer being run by electronics, but those items need protection as well …

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Business Risk Assessment Matrix

Business Risk Assessment Matrix

Business Risk Assessment Matrix When you start any business, you must calculate the risk factors.  If you start any venture without doing an assessment of the risks involved, then you may be in trouble from the start.  One tool available to you is the business risk assessment matrix.  Creating a business risk assessment matrix for …

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Commercial Power Surge Protection

Commercial Power Surge Protection The equipment in your commercial premises are often expensive and you rely on their dependability. That is why it is necessary for you to always ensure that you are able to protect them from any surge.  A power surge can easily damage even the most high quality and reliable electric equipment.  …

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September is Preparedness Month – What to do – Natural Disasters

What to do when Natural Disasters strike Each year, September is celebrated as the preparedness month. It is the month when Americans are reminded of taking precautionary steps in order to protect their communities as well as family members from natural disasters as well as other such unforeseen events. The natural disasters, as well as …

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