Author Archives: Hiscox Blog

Hiscox provides small business owners and entrepreneurs customized liability insurance, general liability insurance, and professional liability insurance. The Hiscox small business blog provides support and resources on all aspects of small businesses because we understand the courage it takes to start and run a small business.

Why Small Business Insurance May Be the Best Investment You Can Make

Whether you are just starting out or have a few years of business under your belt, you know how important it is to keep costs in line. After all, every dollar you don’t spend goes to your bottom line and helps to make your business more profitable. So it may seem wise to cut spending wherever you can. But investing in your business over the long term is smart, and protecting your business with liability insurance can save you a lot of money in the long run.

Hiscox 2016 Small Business Embezzlement Study

As a small business owner, it can be easy to think of embezzlement as a crime that only occurs at major financial firms on Wall Street. Yet, according to Hiscox’s newly released 2016 Embezzlement Study, white collar crime is a major problem on Main Street – and something all small business owners should be wary of.

3 Successful Instagram Marketing Strategies For Your Small Business

When it comes to social media for business, Instagram is becoming a force to be reckoned with. It continues to grow in the all-important 18-34-year-old demographic, but it’s taking off among older consumers as well. Here are 3 marketing strategies you can use to put Instagram to work for you. 1. Improve brand engagement Instagram […]

14 Productivity Hacks for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs need to get a lot done, from mundane tasks to all-encompassing projects. Project management tools can help you stay organized and on track so your daily production is enhanced. In remembering that continuous improvement is one of the 10 most important characteristics of an entrepreneur, here are some ways to be more productive in […]

Small Business Ideas: 4 reasons to start a small business blog

If you are starting a small business, there are numerous things to consider. Asides from the straight-forward corporate side of things, including registering your company with the IRS and considering liability insurance, you need to think about the world wide web if you want to be seen as a modern, forward thinking company. Asides from […]