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What the Tech? Preventing Tech Failure in Your Business

Two Christian women business owners looking at their computers and talking about their Christian womens business podcast about tech failure in their Christian business podcast.

Raise your hand if you’ve ever had a total tech fail in your business! Lisa and I are both over here, raising our hands! Today on the women in business podcast, we’re tackling how to prevent tech failure in your business.  In today’s digital age, it’s not a matter of if, but when tech failures will occur. So it is essential to be prepared. We’ve all heard or experienced horror stories of total tech failures wreaking havoc on businesses, from stolen computers to corrupted memory cards. Good news! Today, we’re sharing three insightful stories along with three valuable action steps to empower you when you’re left asking “what the tech?”. This is key to figuring out how to prevent tech failure in your business before it happens! 

How to Prevent Tech Failure: When It Comes to Technology, Be Proactive

Kyle unfortunately had his computer stolen, which resulted in the loss of 15 years’ worth of sermons. This serves as a stark reminder of the importance of proactive measures to prevent tech failure. Planning ahead, changing passwords regularly, activating two-factor authentication, and keeping your tech safe are essential steps to safeguard your business from such disasters.

How to Prevent Tech Failure: The Best Tech Prevention is to Layer in Backups 

Next, we’ll delve into a client’s ordeal of having her personal Facebook profile abruptly shut down, including her business page and active community which was potentially catastrophic. This highlights the vulnerability of relying solely on third-party platforms for business operations. We’ll explore the importance of diversifying your online presence and taking legal action if necessary to protect your digital assets.

How to Prevent Tech Failure: Be Relentless When It Comes to Technology in Your Business

Finally, we’ll learn from Lisa’s experience of encountering a corrupted memory card, jeopardizing an entire photoshoot. When tech disasters strike, being relentless in seeking solutions is key. Whether it’s pursuing file recovery, seeking assistance, or investing in quality technology, taking proactive steps can mitigate the impact of such setbacks.

What the Tech? Other Preventative Steps You Can Take

Additionally, we’ll discuss the importance of investing in quality technology, regular maintenance, and staying updated with technological advancements. Layering in backups, including email lists and external hard drives, is crucial to ensuring data security and continuity in the face of tech challenges.

Join us in this enlightening episode as we equip you with the knowledge and strategies to navigate the tech landscape of your business with confidence and resilience. Tune in now to learn how to prevent tech failure and safeguard your business for the future.

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