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Essential small business insurance for personal trainers

Making sure your personal training business is properly insured is important. Read on to learn why. It’s an exciting time to be a newly-certified personal trainer.  You’ve put in the time, studied for and passed the personal trainer certification exam and are ready to start changing the lives of clients for the better. While you’re […]

How to choose a modern point-of-sale for your small business

Guest blogger Michelle Yuan, Director of Sales and Marketing at Bindo, shares tips on purchasing your next point of sale system. Let’s face it: Running a small business with a legacy point of sale (POS) is tough. I know this first-hand as Director of Sales and Marketing at Bindo, a cloud-based iPad point-of-sale with a web […]

Delete that tweet or get out of your seat

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Social Media Tips

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Social Media TipsSmall businesses and individuals need to be smart when using social media. Social media is the great equalizer between consumers and businesses.  A customer who has a bad experience with a product or service can now immediately broadcast it to the world over […]

Webinar recap: 8 tips for reducing social media legal risks

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Social Media Tips

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Social Media TipsSocial media use has become essential, but there are some legal risks you should be aware of. The Hiscox Media and Entertainment Liability Insurance division recently hosted a webinar highlighting the legal risks associated with using social media. By now we’re sure you know […]

TweetChat recap: Making the most of summer months

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Hiscox Entrepreneur-in-Residence

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Hiscox Entrepreneur-in-ResidenceMake the most of the remaining months of summer. Our second TweetChat with Hiscox Entrepreneur-in-Residence Brian Moran took place last week. Our first TweetChat focused on small business efficiency and this month’s chat shared tips on how small business owners can make the most […]

Summer insurance tips for real estate agents

Business picks up for real estate owners during the summer. Make sure you’re insured with the proper small business insurance coverage. The last few years have been tumultuous for real estate, to say the least.  The pendulum-swing shift from a sellers’market to a buyers’and back again, seems to happen faster than ever, so small business […]

Lebron James scores a communications win with his Cleveland return

Lebron James now understands the true value of his name and what it represents. Taking my talents to South Beach What a difference four years makes.  After the ill-conceived LeBron Decision in 2010 tarnished a personal brand many thought was untouchable, Lebron James learned his lesson, got better advisors and did it the right way this time.  […]

5 steps to making the most of summer months

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Hiscox Entrepreneur-in-Residence

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Hiscox Entrepreneur-in-ResidenceHiscox Entrepreneur-in-Residence Brian Moran shares how to make the summer months within your small business count. With the July 4th weekend behind us, I’m starting to see a lot of work-life balance blog posts, tweets and status updates from my social network. It doesn’t seem […]

Boston entrepreneurs can win tickets to a sunset cruise and networking event!

Network with business owners and investors on a Boston sunset cruise. At Hiscox, we’re providers of small business insurance coverage, but we also look for opportunities that will benefit the small business and entrepreneur communities that we serve. For instance, this blog provides helpful insight on launching and growing a small business from experts inside […]

11 books to spice up every entrepreneur’s summer reading list

Use your down time this summer to catch up on your reading list. Last year, we shared 10 books for your small business summer reading list.  If you’re planning to use the slower pace of the summer for some additional reading, we’ve got recommendations for you depending on your state of mind.  Pick your mood, pick […]

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