Monthly Archives: October 2012

Startup Mistakes to Avoid: When to use Trademarks

You might have a great word, phrase or symbol to distinguish your brand, but don’t forget to protect your small business with trademarks. Last time I wrote about my progression to building an online photography community through to development stage, today I will talk through a few practicalities of building your online, or offline, small […]

Is Your Small Business Prepared for Hurricane Sandy?

Keep your small business protected during Hurricane Sandy. Hurricane Sandy will soon make landfall along the East Coast and already flooding and high winds are threatening residents and structures along the coast and far inland. At times like these, the most important thing is that you and your loved ones are safe from the storm. […]

Hiscox eDNA 2012 Small Businesses and US Economy [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Hiscox eDNA small business survey shows that US small business owners are optimistic about 2013. Despite continuing economic clouds, things are looking up for US small business owners as we head into 2013. Ever the eternal optimists, 55% of the small business owners in the Hiscox EDNA 2012 survey (link) are optimistic about their […]

Hiscox Announces Winner of Pin It To Win It Contest

Thank you to everyone for the great submissions in Hiscox’s Pinterest Pin It To Win It Contest. We have a winner! Congratulations to SheRae Hunter of SL Hunter Photography for winning our Pinterest contest, and a Nikon D7000 camera. We’ll be posting a guest blog from SheRae in the next few weeks. Thank you to […]

Why Next-Generation Digital Products Need Cloud Infrastructure

Hiscox features The DesignMob in its recent advertorial in Fast Company. In this post, Michael Madgett, CTO at The DesignMob sheds light on “the cloud”. It’s been 6 years since Amazon Web Services launched their IT infrastructure alternatives in the form of cloud computing, and it has been a huge success. Why is cloud infrastructure so […]