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How to Risk Proof Your Bike Shop During The Summer

How to Risk Proof Your Bike Shop During The Summer

Summer season is when bike shops thrive. Longer days and warmer weather bring increased traffic and sales to your shop, but it can bring increased risks, as well. Here’s how to risk proof your bike shop this summer. Beat the Heat Summer temperatures can soar up to triple digits and that means a greater chance for heat-related illnesses and heat stroke. Your employees are outside leading skill shops, giving lessons, and hosting bike camps which means they’re out in the elements. A heat-related employee illness can lead to a workers’ comp ...
Outdoor Recreation Brings Big Opportunities for Outdoor Brands and Businesses

Outdoor Recreation Brings Big Opportunities for Outdoor Brands and Businesses

Whether you’re a seasoned pro in the outdoor industry or exploring the idea of creating an outdoor recreation brand or business, you couldn’t pick a better industry. The Outdoor Industry Association has reported that outdoor recreation is a driving force in the economy, bringing jobs, consumer spending, and tax revenue to all parts of the US. Outdoor Recreation is Driving America’s Economy Outdoor recreation is among our nation's largest economic sectors, representing the lifeblood of thousands of American communities and providing livelihoods for millions of American workers. Every year, American consumers spend ...
11 Steps To Protect Your Rental Property Investment

11 Steps To Protect Your Rental Property Investment

There are many pros and cons to owning a rental property. If you’ve considered renting out your property, there are ways you can minimize your risk and protect your investment. You can protect yourself -- and your property -- from physical damage, lawsuits, and insurance claims, even if you’re a first time landlord. What sorts of risks are you facing when you become a landlord? First, there are inside risks: those produced by the property itself. An example of this is a tenant who is injured on the property. As ...
Your Five Biggest Small Business Challenges Solved

Your Five Biggest Small Business Challenges Solved

For entrepreneurs, running your own business offers rewards as well as challenges. While some issues — like reducing employee turnover and successfully building a brand — are at the top of many business owners' list of complaints (regardless of organizational size), a number of obstacles tend to plague small businesses in particular. Read on to learn about the five biggest small business challenges... and how to solve them. Challenge #1: Managing Money While cash flow is an issue for many organizations, small businesses tend to be plagued by specific challenges such as ...
An Event Planner's Guide to One Day Event Insurance

An Event Planner's Guide to One Day Event Insurance

Are you a seasoned event planning pro or are you putting together your first big event? Whether it’s a concert sponsored by your company, or your organization’s annual 5K run or Food Truck Festival, your event requires a tremendous amount of planning and organization. It also brings a tremendous amount of risk. So many risk factors are present for a single-day event that your organization’s regular insurance coverage probably won’t be adequate. You’re going to need the specialized coverage of one day event insurance. What is One Day Event Insurance? One ...
6 Unbeatable Benefits of Ski Shop Insurance

6 Unbeatable Benefits of Ski Shop Insurance

Snow business is good business. According to Snowsports Industries America (SIA), more than $4.6 billion in snow sports products was purchased last year. And $2.5 billion of those sales of equipment, outerwear, apparel and accessories went to snow sports specialty stores. Ask anyone who owns a ski shop, however, and they’ll tell you: running a ski or snowboard shop takes a lot more than just a love for fresh powder and an enthusiasm for snow sports. It takes courage to succeed in the outdoor industry, which has more than its ...
What is Cyber Liability Insurance and What Does it Cover?

What is Cyber Liability Insurance and What Does it Cover?

Cyber liability insurance is a modern solution to a twenty-first-century problem. Because it’s not enough to cover your financial assets against the potential of physical loss; today’s business owners also have to cover themselves against the potential for lost or stolen data or targeted cyber attacks. And your existing business insurance policies, such as your commercial property and general liability coverage, simply aren’t designed to protect you in the event of a data breach incident. No matter what type of business you operate, there’s a very good chance that you collect or ...
The Best Tools and Tips for Planning a Corporate Event

The Best Tools and Tips for Planning a Corporate Event

Corporate events are unlike any other. Planning, managing, and organizing a successful corporate event means requires the right tools, the right team, and plenty of courageous confidence. Whether it’s your first event or one of many, here are some tips and tools to help you pull of your next successful soiree. Define Your Purpose Events are one of many marketing tools. And like any marketing campaign, corporate event planning should begin with a clearly defined objective. From there, you can begin to map out who your prospective audience is, what type of ...
5 Reasons Your Small Business Needs Cyber Liability Protection

5 Reasons Your Small Business Needs Cyber Liability Protection

Small businesses need smart solutions. Like protection against the biggest threats you face as you operate day-to-day. One of these solutions is so critical that your business shouldn’t operate another minute without it: cyber liability protection. Consider this: we live in an age of information. No matter what your business industry, size, or specialty, you rely on information and data to operate. Every time you collect payment from a customer or client, every time you use a computer, laptop, tablet, or mobile phone for business purposes, every software program that tracks ...
What Small Business Owners Need to Know About Cyber Attacks

What Small Business Owners Need to Know About Cyber Attacks

Cybercrime is on the rise and your small business may be next. Small businesses owners often assume their size protects them from the kinds of headline-making mega-breaches that have hit giant corporations such as Target and Yahoo in recent years. But cyber criminals actually have an easier time going after smaller businesses who often have less resources for cyber security budgets and IT teams. Do you have a plan in place to protect your business against cyber risk? According to Symantec’s 2016 Internet Security Threat Report, the last five years ...

 

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