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3 Tips to Help Small Business Owners Calculate Payroll Taxes

Its time to bring out that tax calculator. It may not be fun, but calculating taxes and withholding for employees is a critical task for all small business owners. Both withholdings and taxes are dependent upon several factors  including (but not limited to) marital status, and allowances. For employers, underpaid tax liabilities can equate to […]

How to use social media for your next PR campaign

Any small business armed with a good story idea and a targeted social media strategy can get the attention of just about any journalist anywhere – provided they pitch the right journalist with a timely story idea.

5 tips for finding the best credit card for your small business

Guest blogger Odysseas Papadimitriou of CardHub and WalletHub shares insight on securing the best credit card for your small business. Trying to find the right credit card for your small business can feel like finding a needle in a haystack. As CEO of the credit card comparison website CardHub and the personal finance social network […]

3 tips for small business owners on marketing to Hispanic millennials

Small business owners can use these tactics to connect with Hispanic millennial buyers. In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Hiscox blog is featuring small business tips from Hispanic and Latino small business owners. Below, entrepreneur Alison Feliciano, founder and owner of MyCRD, a credit restoration company, shares tips for marketing to Hispanic millenials. […]

4 tips for small business owners to overcome overwhelm

Guest blogger Michelle Powell of Some Like IT Organized, shares tips on how to ensure you don’t become too overwhelmed. As the founder of Some Like It Organized, one of the main reasons I am called to help folks get organized is because it is simply too overwhelming for them. They aren’t familiar with the […]

3 fall cleaning tips for your business

Guest blogger Eydie Stumpf of Terra Media Marketing shares tips for getting into the swing of things after the lazy days of summer. Ahhhhh – those crazy, lazy days of summer. Are you like many people who take the time to slow down during the summer months? As we take advantage of the longer days […]

3 simple steps to check the overall health of your small business

Conduct a check up of your small business to make sure you’re on the right track. It’s always a good idea to check in on your business to gain a better understanding of its overall health—even when you think it’s doing well. As a trusted source of information for small business owners, BizLaunch provides resources […]

What type of retirement plan should your small business offer?

Guest blogger Charlene Barkley shares tips on finding the right retirement plan to fit your small business, and employees, needs. I recently shared my story about the launch of, a business to-business social media network for small and home-based businesses, in the Hiscox Small Business Corner. In addition to being a platform for small […]

5 ways to use social media in your small business

Hiscox Entrepreneur-in-Residence Brian Moran shares why your small business should start using social media today. As someone who works with social media on a daily basis, it’s hard to fathom how millions of business owners still haven’t seen the light when it comes to using the medium as a tool for business. The overwhelming majority […]

Hiscox Small Business Corner:

A new platform for small businesses prepares to launch as a resource for connecting with other business owners. The Hiscox Small Business Corner series is an outlet for small business owners to highlight what makes their businesses stand out. Previously, we’ve featured technology firms, a childcare facility, social media agencies and more. The latest small […]


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