Q: Faced with the usual seasonal slowdown, I would like some ideas for marketing my business during the off season. I have a limited budget to work with, so I need help getting the most bang for my buck.
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.
"WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SCORE, mentors to America's small businesses, proudly announces the winners of the tenth annual SCORE Awards. Equal parts ceremony, celebration and entertainment, the SCORE Awards honor the achievements of outstanding U.S. entrepreneurs and small business owners. The Awards also recognize individuals and organizations who have demonstrated unique vision, innovation and achievement in support of the U.S.
When you first meet Nancy Groff, you are greeted by a petite, smiling woman with all the charm of your favorite neighbor. But once she dons the white lab coat of her profession she becomes Nancy C Groff, RN / BSN, and that woman is all business.