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4 Achievable Small Business Resolutions for the New Year

Don’t skip on making those resolutions for your small business in 2015. Small business resolutions are a good way to formalize ideas and take action on things you’ve been meaning to do anyway in 2015.

Oh Great, A Lawsuit. Now What?

As a small business owner there are fewer things capable of striking more fear into your heart than being sued. Even in a best-case scenario where you have professional liability insurance, general liability coverage, or a business owners policy in place, a lawsuit still means lost time, stress, and possible damage to your reputation.

Regardless of whether you have small business insurance or were at fault, here are four steps you can take if your small business is sued. They might improve the situation, maybe even dramatically.

4 Tips to Help Prepare Your Small Business for the New Year

The end of another year is upon us! While you’re navigating the business of year-end sales and balancing your small business demands with the festivities and family time of the holidays, you’ll do yourself a favor if you also take a few hours to generate a plan for 2015

How can I incorporate video as part of my small business marketing plan?

Whether your growing business has a formalized marketing plan or takes a more casual approach, using video marketing can be an effective way to step up your marketing game.

How to raise startup funding for small businesses

Starting your own small business can require a lot of time and money from a new business owner. Here are some tips on securing funding. Securing startup business funding is a often necessary first step in order to buy equipment or hire for your small business. While it may seem daunting to raise startup capital, […]

Not another fruitcake! Creative holiday gifts your small business can be proud of

How will you recognize your clients this holiday season? We’ve put together a list of ideas to kick off your brainstorming process. This holiday season we’re helping you celebrate with a bevy of useful ideas. We’ve shared ideas for showing staff some holiday-time appreciation gifts and marketing your small business already. Now we turn our […]

Small business ideas for veterans

With Veterans Day being observed last week, we’re providing veterans with ways to explore different career options once they get settled back at home. Starting a small business can be a great way for veterans to exercise the skills they learned during their time in service. But, it can be difficult to come up with […]

Top 3 ways to prepare for Small Business Saturday

The holiday season is prime selling time for any business, and small businesses can maximize their efforts with seasonal holiday shoppers on Small Business Saturday. Though it started only a few years ago, American Express Small Business Saturday, has quickly become an annual tradition celebrating independent retailers. Buying from local shops on the Saturday following […]

Social media for business 101

Using social media for business has become a mainstay in the digital marketing world, so be sure that your small business doesn’t get left in the dust. The number of social media users has continued to grow in the last several years, and businesses have noticed. Whether you choose Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, or another network, […]

Meet the 2014 Hiscox Small Business Stars!

For the second year in a row, Hiscox presents its list of small business stars. At Hiscox we strive to be a dedicated resource of information to help small business owners launch or grow a business. We know that it takes courage each and every day to hold the title of business owner. As a […]


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