Q: Much has been written recently about identity theft and hacking of individual email accounts. As a small business owner should I be concerned about my business being compromised by these cyber criminals?
Q: I am a relative newcomer to Richmond and do not have many contacts here. I need guidance in selecting the right insurance for my small business. Any suggestions you can offer will be appreciated.
A: The first step is to select a qualified insurance agent. If you are new to the area, you should solicit recommendations from other business owners. Local trade associations and the Chamber of Commerce are a good source for references.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Whether you’re a startup business owner or have been operating an existing business for years, your entrepreneurial skills and knowledge always need to be sharpened and kept up to date.
What do Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Walt Disney have in common? OK, besides, they are well-known, wealthy entrepreneurs. They all had failures. Oprah was fired from her first job as a newscaster. Ever heard of Traf-O-Data? That was Bill Gates idea offering traffic data. Steve Jobs was fired from his own company. Walt Disney once suffered and lived on nothing when his characters were stolen and screenings were bust.