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Photo & video professionals

Learn about the Certified Professional Photographer program, including how to acquire a certification and why it can benefit your photography business, and which business insurance policies you'll...

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Property insurance
From slowly leaking valves to a pipe bursting after a cold front comes through, water damage can cause expensive problems for your business.
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Starting a business

Both sole proprietor and independent contractor are terms that describe self-employed people. Which one applies to your business depends on the taxation structure and your professional relationships...

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Photo & video professionals

If you want to grow your photography business, you’ll need to expand your client roster. There are a variety of ways to attract new customers to your photography business, like developing a solid...

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Small business insurance

When buying small business insurance, it’s important to choose reputable insurance companies. The following are some of the best providers for the most necessary and affordable types of business...

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Insurance professionals
Marketing for insurance agents can include everything from polishing your website to sponsoring a community event. Find the methods that work best for your agency and your clients.

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Small business insurance
Before buying commercial insurance, small business owners should research what different policies cover, how much they cost, and how to save money on business insurance.
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Small business insurance
While seasonal business insurance is an option for some, most business owners would benefit from investing in continuous coverage for their small business.
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Photo & video professionals
Insuring your film equipment is a smart and affordable way to protect thousands of dollars of gear that often moves from location to location.

Growing a business

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Photo & video professionals

If you want to grow your photography business, you’ll need to expand your client roster. There are a variety of ways to attract new customers to your photography business, like developing a solid...

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Insurance professionals
Marketing for insurance agents can include everything from polishing your website to sponsoring a community event. Find the methods that work best for your agency and your clients.
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Cleaning services
Building a simple website can add legitimacy for your cleaning business and help you acquire more clients. Use these tools and techniques to build a website for your cleaning business.

Starting a business

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Photo & video professionals

Learn about the Certified Professional Photographer program, including how to acquire a certification and why it can benefit your photography business, and which business insurance policies you'll...

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Starting a business

Both sole proprietor and independent contractor are terms that describe self-employed people. Which one applies to your business depends on the taxation structure and your professional relationships...

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IT & technology professionals
If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging career that is in extremely high demand, a job as a security consultant could be a good fit.

Freelancing

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Starting a business

Both sole proprietor and independent contractor are terms that describe self-employed people. Which one applies to your business depends on the taxation structure and your professional relationships...

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IT & technology professionals
If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging career that is in extremely high demand, a job as a security consultant could be a good fit.
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IT & technology professionals
Do you have what it takes to be a freelance computer technician? Find out what knowledge and technical skills you'll need to be successful in this profession.

Data security for small businesses

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Cyber liability insurance
Data breaches are costly to recover from, so it's critical for small businesses to learn and practice preventative techniques.
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Cyber liability insurance

There has never been a greater risk of cyberattacks against small businesses, and the costs have never been higher. Learn why cyber claims are so expensive, and how cyber liability insurance can help...

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Healthcare professionals
The HIPAA security rule consists of three components that healthcare organizations must comply with. Find out how to ensure that your organization checks out.

Human resources and hiring

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Workers' compensation insurance
Workers’ comp settlements can be a simple matter – or a stressful court battle. Learn what’s involved, how settlements are calculated, and ways to reach an agreement.
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Employment practices liability
The best way to avoid lawsuits related to employee discrimination is to create a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.
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Employment practices liability
Sexual misconduct complaints in the workplace need to be taken seriously and handled with great care. It's also important to carry employment practices liability insurance to protect against a claim.

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