Category Archives: Resiliency

Register for the Delaware Business Emergency Preparedness Summit

In conjunction with the start of the 2015 Hurricane Season, the first annual Delaware Business Emergency Preparedness Summit will be held the morning of June 2, 2015 at the Georgetown CHEER Center, according to the Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The free summit will bring together experts and resources to help businesses prepare for different…

Online Customer Reviews: A Source of Pain. A Source of Insight.

There’s no denying that one of the most powerful features of social media is its ability to influence consumers. Online reviews have given a strong voice to the consumer, and as such have become a dominant vehicle for influencing purchasing decisions. A recent study by market research company Dimensional Research finds that 90% of consumers say positive…

Small Business Cyber Security Workshop

A cyber attack or data breach can have a major impact on both big and small businesses.  A free workshop offered by the Delaware Business Resiliency Initiative, a program of the Delaware Small Business Development Center, on February 4 from 9 .m. –noon will help small businesses learn about the proactive measures they can take…

Your New Risk: Cyber Liability and Data Breach

UNDERSTANDING THE PROBLEM Today’s companies rely fairly heavily on technology to deliver a product or service, and those who take advantage of modern technology are in a better competitive position relative to their peers. Unfortunately, in today’s world, any business owner, large or small, with a Web site now has the legal liabilities of a…

National Preparedness Month!

The month of September signifies many things – the end of summer, back to school, and National Preparedness Month! For small businesses, disruptions (natural or manmade) can mean the loss of productivity and profits. Preparedness – having a plan in place – can make a huge difference in your business staying open or re-opening quickly when…