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.
Summer seems that perfect time to catch up on all those books you have been meaning to read. A hammock under a shady tree beckons. That beach chair just has your name all over it. Some stolen moments to enjoy turning pages outdoors while the days are so much longer. All add up to ideal conditions for running through those “Best Books of Summer” lists that pop up every year.
Meet new SCORE mentor Keith Landis. During his career, Keith has built several businesses from the growth floor to successful exiting. During that time, he has had to learn every aspect of the process, from being a certified QuickBooks accountant to taking the lead for national sales and marketing campaigns. The years saw him building call centers as well as engaging in web developments, analytical marketing, and the creation of internal operations. Most of these businesses pursuits have been related to financial services.