The SBA and Nationwide will hold a joint press conference next week to announce the launch of a disaster-planning guide for small-business owners.

The partnership between the federal small-business agency and the national insurance firm, which will be formally announced on Dec. 4, is aimed at increasing the visibility of the guide, according to the agency.

A hard copy of the guide will be available at SBA district offices and electronic versions will be posted online at and

Enhancing Your Brand Identity

Small-business owners have a new option for marketing their company with the release of Laughingbird Software's updated version of its Logo Creator software.

The Logo Creator v5.2 includes 80 logo templates that users can customize in hundreds of ways.

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Keeping Your Temperature Under Control

New software from SensorTran gives businesses of all sizes the means to visualize, analyze and store data accumulated from temperature sensors.

The SensorTran DTS Enterprise IS suite visualizes temperature variations in assets such as storage tanks, pipelines, and power cables, while also providing a central storage database for multiple temperature sensor systems.

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