Recession-beating Ideas

BNET has put together a Smart Business for Tough Times guide, with 12 tactics that might help your business ride things out. Most of them are geared for large businesses with at least some access to capital markets and custom research, but they may jog some good ideas for businesses of all sorts.

In addition, here are some posts on other tactics and strategies, like changing business directions, Five reasons to start a business now, and How to Ride the Economic Waves.
And, if things get really bad, here's Gary Becker on why bankruptcy might be good for GM -- and the economy.