Tag Archives: advice for small business owners

4 Last Minute Small Business Saturday Marketing Ideas

Nothing celebrates the kick-off of the holiday season quite like Small Business Saturday! Enter our smallbiz selfie social media contest for a chance to win an Apple Watch!

4 Tips from #PattiPie to drive your Business Social Media

In the (admittedly rare) event that your small business, product, or video ends up going viral, you can’t afford to sit around. There’s money to be made, reputations to be burnished, and a social media audience to engage.

Thanks, but no thanks for the $500, VW

It takes years to build trust in your business and your products, and even longer to create an actual community. VW successfully did all of that, and then saw their community swiftly turn on them. The reversal of fortune can be even swifter for a company with smaller amounts of positive community sentiment in the bank.

7 Reasons to Cast a Vote for Hiscox for a 2015 Small Business Influencer Award!

At Hiscox we are passionate about helping entrepreneurs grow and protect their businesses. Here are 7 reasons why you should vote for the 2015 Small Business Influencer!

Sued for wrongful termination? Riskiest states for employee lawsuits in 2015

Small business owners face a lot of challenges on their road to success, and it’s not just competitors that can derail their business. A major issue for US small businesses is the on-going threat of employee lawsuits. Companies of all sizes face these suits, but small businesses have the least resources to effectively defend themselves while they try to keep their business running.