Monthly Archives: December 2011

Best of 2011

The best Hiscox small business posts of 2011. As 2011 comes to a close and we quickly approach the New Year, we wanted to reflect on this year’s highlights. Below you’ll find the best of 2011 Hiscox small business insurance blog posts – we want to hear from you so we can continue to be a […]

MyStartupStory: Michael Lazerow, CEO of Buddy Media

Michael Lazerow, CEO of Facebook marketing platform Buddy Media, offers advice to startup entrepreneurs who are making the leap and shares some of his own startup experiences. In this installment of My Startup Story presented by Hiscox small business insurance, Michael encourages aspiring entrepreneurs to become their own boss. His biggest piece of advice? Take […]

Trends You Really Need to Know for 2012

As the old joke and cliché goes, it’s notoriously difficult to predict anything, particularly the future. But with the New Year just around the corner, it’s worth getting the low down on a couple of potential big trends for 2012 that could really help your small business. The Social Shopping Network Social networks have become […]

Can marital bliss translate into small business success?

 Just as the golden rule in show business is “never work with children or animals” so has it been “never work with your spouse” for small business owners. But why not? It’s common for brothers or sisters to work together for their parents in the family business, but what about working with, or for, your […]

Can small businesses get financing these days?

Hiscox eDNA survey provides insight into the relationship between small businesses and lenders. Small business owners might have great ideas, tons of motivation and the will to make their businesses succeed, but if they can’t find funding, their dreams could be over before they get started. The recently published Hiscox DNA of an Entrepreneur survey […]