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Electricians

The licensing, insurance, and bonding requirements for electricians vary by state. Having the right insurance and bonding can help keep you financially protected and may be required for some jobs...

Consulting
Determining how much you should charge clients for your consulting services isn’t an exact science, but these recommendations can help guide you in the right direction.
Workers' compensation insurance
Businesses that work across state lines have unique workers' compensation obligations. Find out how to purchase workers’ comp for your business when you have employees in multiple states.
Landscaping
When looking for lawn care insurance, you should assess your business risks, determine which types of insurance you’ll need, find an agent with industry experience, and read the policy’s fine print.
Property insurance
Keeping a detailed inventory of your business assets is crucial in making sure you’re fully covered in the event that you need to file a claim with your insurance company.
Workers' compensation insurance
The cost of your business's workers' compensation insurance varies state by state.
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Starting a business

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Cleaning services

General liability insurance, workers' compensation insurance, property insurance, and janitorial bonds keep your cleaning business safe from financial liabilities. Learn more about the types of...

Starting a business
Regardless of your type of work, you’ll likely need a small business license from your state or local government in order to operate in your industry.
Starting a business
If you're a sole proprietor, having business insurance can provide useful protection against lawsuits, damaged property, and lost wages.

Growing a business

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Growing a business
Success in business has a lot to do with who you know. Building relationships and partnerships with the right people is critical to the growth and success of your small business.
Taxes
There are a number of business tax deductions that can help you save money. Learn about which deductions your small business could be eligible for this year.
Insurance professionals

Once you secure clients, your insurance business can start relying on premium renewals to bring in revenue. So, how does a new insurance agent get clients in the first place? Here are our top five...

Freelancing

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Workers' compensation insurance
Workers’ compensation insurance is required in most states for businesses that have employees. However, in some cases, business owners and workers can be exempt.
Photo & video professionals

Photographers often need liability insurance and equipment coverage to work at weddings. Though you can purchase coverage for a one-day event, you may want a year-long policy if you frequently shoot...

Consulting
There are several factors you’ll need to consider to help you start a consulting business, including creating a business plan, addressing risks, and protecting yourself with the right insurance.

Business insurance tips

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Property insurance
Keeping a detailed inventory of your business assets is crucial in making sure you’re fully covered in the event that you need to file a claim with your insurance company.
Certificate of insurance
A certificate of insurance form establishes proof of insurance and summarizes your coverage on one page. Here's how to read and use a certificate of insurance.
Coronavirus
Learn what your workers’ compensation, cyber liability, and commercial property insurance policies cover when employees telecommute.

Data security for small businesses

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IT & technology professionals
When intellectual property is used without permission, having the right insurance and implementing a few best practices could prevent someone from hurting your business or reputation.
Cyber liability insurance
A data breach response plan can save you time, money, and stress following a cyber incident. Here’s what to do after a data breach to get back to business as usual.
IT & technology professionals
Without an IT disaster recovery plan, a natural disaster or data breach could disrupt or shut down your business. These tips will help you reduce your risks and get back to business as usual.

Human resources and hiring

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Human resources & hiring
Learn who’s considered an employee of your business, and why it matters when it comes to taxes and insurance.
Workers' compensation insurance
Workers’ compensation insurance can be tricky when your employees are working from home. Here’s what you need to know about out-of-office work injuries and how to lower telecommuting risks.
Human resources & hiring
You have a few options for how to proceed when you can no longer afford your employees.

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General liability insurance
Commercial general liability insurance protects your company from the legal costs of common customer lawsuits. Compare free quotes and start a policy today.
Workers' compensation insurance
Workers’ comp protects employees from medical expenses and lost wages caused by a workplace injury. Compare free quotes from top insurance providers with Insureon.
Commercial auto insurance
Commercial auto insurance protects your small business from risks involving your company vehicle. Compare free quotes online with Insureon.
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