Alibaba, Vendio and Auctiva surveyed 600 small business owners in December 2012 to gauge how prepared they were to run their business if a natural disaster struck.
The findings showed 74% of American small businesses do not have a disaster preparedness plan. 84% of them do not have any natural disaster insurance. More than one third don’t know how quickly they can get back on their feet after a natural disaster. Interestingly, mobile and cloud computing technologies might be coming to rescue