Monthly Archives: October 2011

Hiscox gets mobile

At Hiscox we’re all about doing everything possible to keep small business owners protected against risk and informed about everything related to successfully running their small businesses.  Now, the Hiscox USA mobile site is taking the next step and providing this information to you when you’re on the go.  Our mobile site will allow you […]

MyStartUpStory: Gary Swart, CEO, oDesk

Gary discusses the inspiration behind oDesk and offers advice to aspiring entrepreneurs.  Learn about oDesk’s ‘a ha’ moment and hear Gary’s advice on the importance of staying focused and “choosing a major” for your business.  My StartUp Story is presented by Hiscox Small Business Insurance.

Professional liability insurance: protecting marketers from the downside of the feel-good factor

Marketers – what’s your business, and what do you need to do to protect it? You’ll probably say that, essentially, you’re in the feel-good game, buffing clients’ images and promoting their wares.  You may think the worst that could happen is that a customer drops you after the ad campaign you devised doesn’t give them the sales […]

Bo Burlingham, Editor at Large, Inc. Magazine

Bo Burlingham, Editor-at-large of Inc. Magazine, discusses the risks of doing what you love and offers his advice to young entrepreneurs. Bo urges startup owners to think about what they really want, and how to achieve the goals you set for your business. Did you enjoy this start up story?  Now we want to hear yours!  […]

How can small businesses hire the right employees?

More and more companies are challenging tradition in the way they operate, market their products and even in the methods they use to recruit employees.  The traditional focus on the quality of education, GPA and the cachet of former employers is being challenged by companies desperate for talent they aren’t finding using these time-tested techniques.  […]