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How will small businesses vote in the midterm elections?  
November 15, 2014

Americans are generally optimistic about the future, and small business owners are usually more positive than others about what lies ahead.

 

Main Street Eyes Taxes, Wages, Marijuana in Midterms
November 4, 2014

 

Small business owners around the country are casting their ballots as the race to the 2014 Midterm Election finish line comes to an end -- and how Main Street votes could determine not just who will go to Washington, but also the outcome of key initiatives that affect all of our bottom lines.

 

Anytime Is a Great Time to Launch a Business -- If You Do This
November 3, 2014

 

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell once said, “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.”

 

Four Ways Female Entrepreneurs Drive Business Growth Through Social Media Marketing
November 3, 2014

 

Last year, I sat in the audience of a panel on women entrepreneurs driving fashion tech at the We Own It Summit in London. Dessislava Bell, founder of Zaggora, shared her story of growing her business entirely on social media. She and her co-founder husband had a few stops and starts on Facebook and Twitter, but they stuck with it.

 

3 Tips for Preventing & Managing Workplace Accidents

 

People regularly protect their homes from catastrophes. Just think of all the hurricane, earthquake and fire preparedness tools on the market, from insurance coverage to safety supplies available in stores. But what do small business owners do to prepare for on-the-job accidents that could be detrimental to an employee’s health and livelihood, not to mention the company’s reputation?

 

 

BPO: What It Is, When It Makes Sense
September 22,2014

Identifying the right tasks and processes to outsource is critical to maximizing the potential success of a BPO outsourcing strategy. "You want to identify tasks that aren't value-added and are impacting your overall productivity," advises Hunter Hoffmann, head of U.S. communications at Hiscox Insurance.

 




DNA of American Entrepreneurs
September 19,2014

What is the DNA of American Entrepreneurs: Hiscox study reveals signs of growth and innovation. Majority of U.S. small business owners are optimistic for the year ahead and plan to launch new products.

 



9 Things Entrepreneurs Should Know
September 19,2014

Hiscox, an insurance provider for small businesses, just released its annual DNA of an Entrepreneur study, which finds most American entrepreneurs owners embracing their inner Pollyannas. More than half of all small business owners are optimistic about the coming year, possibly because 50 percent experienced revenue growth in the past year and 57 percent attracted new customers.



3 Tips for Preventing & Managing Workplace Accidents
July 21, 2014

People regularly protect their homes from catastrophes. Just think of all the hurricane, earthquake and fire preparedness tools on the market, from insurance coverage to safety supplies available in stores. But what do small business owners do to prepare for on-the-job accidents that could be detrimental to an employee’s health and livelihood, not to mention the company’s reputation?

 

 

 

Marketing Makeover: 4 Strategies to Help Grow Your Business
May 5, 2014

 

As your small business grows and evolves, you'll probably find that some of your promotional tactics are no longer as effective as they once were. Your business — and the world around it — is changing all the time, and the occasional marketing makeover could be just what your brand needs to get back in the game.

 

5 Risks to Your Business Not in Plain Sight
January 15, 2014

 

Disasters come in many shapes and sizes, which means it’s not enough to prepare for natural disasters, but small business owners today also must think about what they will do if they lose key employees, are the victims of fraud or see their computer systems compromised.

 

2014 Outlook: The Good News Is, You'll Be Less Stressed
December 31, 2013

 

Planning to start (or continue running) your own business in 2014? Expect the process to be slightly less stressful than it was in 2013 or 2012. On the other hand, you should seriously consider bootstrapping.

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