As computer business owners, we are so involved in the day to day of our operations that we forget to really think of our business as a whole. This can prove to be a huge blind spot.
Sometimes we have partners that we rely on for some of our core products and/or services. However, there are times they may change their pricing, eliminate a product series, or worse, close their doors overnight. It can happen to anyone.
It happened to me just a little over two months ago. The answering service I used ended up shutting down overnight, leaving me high and dry without any fall-back plan.
Through this ordeal, I learned a few things. Here are my tips on how to handle what could be a crucial time for your business.