First thing

5:10 am

 

First thing, post for Billy’s old job. Gotta get someone in here before the summer...

Tuesday

 

4:21 am: Awake. Head fills up.

EPLI: Protect Your Business Against the Rising Tide of Employee Claims

This post originally appeared on Small Biz Rising, a blog published by Neat, an AP Intego...

The Cyber Security Risks Facing your Small Business

This post originally appeared on Small Biz Rising, a blog published by Neat, an AP Intego...

What Are My Workers’ Compensation Insurance Requirements in California?

This post originally appeared on Ask Gusto, a blog published by Gusto, an AP Intego partner.

 

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Pay As You Go, a Better Approach to Workers’ Compensation Insurance

This post originally appeared on Square Up, a blog published by Square, an AP Intego partner.

 

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Pay As You Go – The Workers’ Comp Insurance Solution Your Small Business Has Likely Never Heard Of

This post originally appeared on Small Biz Rising a blog published by Neat, an AP Intego partner.

What You Need to Know About Small Business Insurance

Just as you would schedule an annual physical or check the batteries in your smoke detectors,...

A Funny/Not Funny Thing We Recently Learned About Cybercrime Protection

This post originally appeared on Small Biz Rising a blog published by Neat, an AP Intego partner.

This Won't Hurt a Bit: Your annual business insurance checkup

This post originally appeared on Small Biz Rising a blog published by Neat, an AP Intego partner.

Help Your Small Business Clients Navigate Their First Hire Like a Boss (Get it?): A 5-Point Checklist

This post originally appeared on Firm of the Future, a blog published by Intuit Quickbooks, an...

Unravelling the Mysteries of Commercial Auto Insurance

Buying personal auto insurance is crazy confusing. Everyone thinks they know what car insurance...

Cash Flow Management Fixes for Small Business

Cash flow is a tricky and delicate balance that each small business owner needs to learn...

Which E-Commerce Platform is Best for Your Niche Product?

Selling products online is old hash, even for small businesses. Everyone knows you can do it,...

Decision Making and Small Business: Who Should Decide?

Small business owners are frequently beyond dedicated to their businesses. Their enterprise...

How Can My Business Become More Efficient in 2018?

Small business owners like to believe that they can do everything themselves. In a sense, they...

Do Retirement Plans and Small Business Ownership Mix?

It’s dangerous to own a small business. Financially dangerous, that is. If all the Americans who...

Why Would My Business Need an "Umbrella" Insurance Policy?

I recently switched my personal car insurance, and about two months after signing up my agent...

Small Businesses Need to Ask: What is Our Next Challenge?

Many businesses, big and small, will be having meetings and focus groups in the next couple...

5 Tips For A More Productive Morning

As a small business owner, you productivity during the day is key to your success. You need to...

How To Show Customers You Appreciate Them

Your customers are everything. They purchase your products, promote your brand through...

New Belgium Brewery: Crafting the Right Team (and Beer!)

In his laugh-out-loud Ted talk, sustainable development expert Ernesto Sirolli says every...

Small Business Owners Must Prioritize to Survive

Everyone who works for a living, small business owner or otherwise, knows the feeling of a to-do...

Pop Quiz: Does Your Business Need Liquor Liability Insurance?

Liquor liability insurance is an important protection for businesses of all sizes, and is often...

Professional Liability for Consultants: What Isn’t Covered?

There is a lot of responsibility associated with being a self-employed consultant, not the least...

The Importance of Cyber Liability Insurance for Small Businesses

Cyber Liability Insurance is a must have for small business owners. We’ve detailed how cyber...

Small Business Cyber Risk - Current Climate

 Cyber attacks and data breaches are becoming more commonplace, and many business owners are...

Insurance for Small Business Trade Professionals

There’s no two-ways around it: trades like contracting, carpentry, electrical work, plumbing,...

When is the Best Time for a Small Business to Incorporate?

There are many reasons why a small business owner might decide that it’s time to create a legal...

Equifax Breach - The Importance of Cyber Security Insurance

On September 13th Equifax, one of the largest consumer credit reporting agencies, announced that...

When "Can-Do" Doesn't Cut It: Asking for Business Help

We all know what small business owners are like. They’re motivated, self-directed, energetic...

Insurance For Churches & Religious Organizations

If you operate a religious organization, you may not know what types of insurance you need to...

Safe-to-Eat Cookie Dough: Silly Idea Turned Successful

One of the fondest memories people have of their childhood is the chance to lick the cookie...

Cleaning Business Insurance: House and Janitorial

Everyone knows that most businesses need general liability insurance, and that protection...

Solving Business Problems Is No Harder Than Making Toast

Two things happen when you come face-to-face with a business conundrum. First, you panic a...

New York’s Final Paid Family Leave Regulations: An Overview

Starting on January 1st, 2018, employees in New York state will be eligible for 8 weeks of paid...

Gainesville Health & Fitness: Big Goals Can Power Small Business

At 7 years old, Joe Cirulli saw a football team lifting weights at the local fitness center and...

Photographer and Videographer Liability Insurance

After a long day (and night) of snapping photos and recording video at a big wedding, you go...

I’m an Esthetician. What Insurance Do I Need?

This is a common question because esthetics and the estheticians (also called aestheticians) who...

Now More Than Ever, You Need Workers' Comp Insurance

The American worker is living longer and retiring later than ever before, meaning there are more...

Errors & Omissions Insurance (E&O) for Insurance Agents

Errors and Omissions insurance for insurance agents is a key piece of protection whether you are...

McRoskey Mattress Company: Selling Beds as a Service

Like many small business success stories, the McRoskey Mattress Company was born from a change...

Integrated Workers’ Comp App for Quickbooks Online

AP Intego is proud to announce the release of our Quickbooks Online App for workers’ compensation

What Happens to My Business if I Die?

The majority of small business owners don’t know what would happen to their business if they...

Don’t Let Cyber Attacks Make Your Business WannaCry

We’ve talked about cyber security before on this blog, and even written about protecting your...

General Liability vs Professional Liability

We often get asked “what is the difference between general liability and professional liability...

When You Need an Insurance Bad Faith Attorney

Small businesses depend on their insurance. When something goes wrong, the coverage lessens the...

Help! I Don't Know What Insurance My Business Needs...

 

Buying insurance for your small business can be confusing. What kinds of things do you need...

Do 1099 Contractors Need to Be Covered By Workers’ Comp?

Well, the short answer is “Yes, 1099 contractors probably do need to be included under your...

Working Smart > Working Hard : The 52/17 Rule

 

Throughout our lives, we are told to work hard. “Anything is possible if you work hard” is a...

Small Business Cyber Security & Data Breach Stats

When you hear news about cyber attacks on the pentagon databases or government servers, you...

What Insurance Do Personal Trainers Need?

You did it. You got the last certification necessary to be a self-employed personal trainer in...

Reducing Workforce Injuries with Innovation & Invention

In 2015 there were approximately 2.9 million private workplace injuries in the US, according to...

The Worst Insurance Advice Small Business Owners Get

Everybody knows you should take internet advice with a grain of salt. But sometimes it’s hard to...

D&O Insurance Protects Your Leaders

Every company has leaders. In most companies these leaders include the founders, officers, and...

The 5 Best Podcasts For Small Business Owners

Most of us are always looking for interesting and easy to digest content. We commute to and from...

Tasty Catering: A Recipe for Successful Small Business

From their website: “Just like many other companies, a long list of “right time, right place,...

What Is Inland Marine Insurance, and Does My Business Need It?

So you’re talking to your insurance agent about your bakery business, how you make great big...

How Your Business Can Be Successful Using Twitter

You may view Twitter as just an outlet for bloggers, news stations, and highly opinionated...

What Insurance Does My Catering Business Need?

There aren’t a lot of online resources that help catering companies find the right insurance.

3 Steps: How to Draft a Pitch for your Small Business

Some people think that a ‘pitch’ is something only tech startups need.

 

Quick List: Website Builder Tools for Small Businesses

Looking to start a business website, or maybe revamp your old one? Not up for the Wordpress DIY...

A Small Business Guide To Workers’ Comp State Funds

Workers’ Compensation insurance fixes a lot of difficult problems. Without Workers’ Comp, the...

5 Tips For Building A Superior Facebook Business Page

 

What You Need To Know About Liquor Liability Insurance

If your business serves alcohol, you should probably invest in liquor liability insurance. While...

West Paw Design: When Passion Meets Opportunity

Spencer Williams, the leader behind West Paw Design, has always loved animals. No wonder he...

Do Yoga Instructors Need Business Insurance?

If you’re a yoga instructor who works out of a gym or studio that you do not own, you are likely...

Hurricane Matthew: The Effect of Flooding on Small Businesses

During the first week of October, Hurricane Matthew swept through the Caribbean and caused...

Camp Good Days: Everyone Deserves Good Days

Every life that has been touched by cancer deserves good days and special times. That’s the...

Welcome to the Launch of our New Website!

Welcome to our new website! This site is designed to be a useful tool for our customers and...

Notable Changes in State Workers' Comp Laws

State Workers' Comp laws change yearly, and small businesses need to be up to date to avoid...

Protecting Your Small Business from Mother Nature

 

According to the National Weather Service, extreme weather caused more than $7.6 billion in...

Broker of Record: Who They Are and How They Can Help

Unmasking the mysterious name that is all over your insurance paperwork, and getting to know...

Pay As You Go 101: Better Workers' Comp

Pay As You Go is a buzzword, but many small business owners don't know what it can do for them. 

Vacationing Employees are Successful Employees

Project: Time Off reports that more Americans are leaving vacation days unused rather than using...

How To Protect Your Business from Data Breaches

In 2015, 120 million small businesses were hacked by outside hackers, almost double the number...

How To Insure Your Food Truck Business

From college campuses to office buildings, sports games to parks, food truck popularity is on...