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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Could Going Without Work Comp Put Your Small Business in a World of Hurt?

By | July 20th, 2016|Categories: Business, Farm, Insurance, Small Business|Tags: , , , |

But I'm not required by law to have work comp unless I have "X" number of employees. How dangerous could it be to work in an office? If I get work comp then I'm afraid employees will want to use it. I could keep listing the excuses. But the general consensus amongst small business owners and [...]

Small Businesses: Make Marketing Magic in 2016

By | December 9th, 2015|Categories: Business, networking, Small Business, Social Media|Tags: , , |

Marketing a business isn't magic but it certainly has its similarities. Growing up I always loved watching magic shows. I grew up with David Copperfield then graduated to watching Penn & Teller, David Blaine and Criss Angel. Their styles were all very different but the appeal of their magic was pretty simple. Magic makes the impossible [...]

What in the World is a Virtual Assistant?

By | August 11th, 2015|Categories: Business, Small Business|Tags: , , |

Kim K. Brown, owner of KB Konnections, Virtual Business Solutions     As part of the InsuranceWiseTracy blog I want to make sure small business owners understand what resources are available to them. Today's blog is written by a local friend of mine who explains what a virtual assistant is and what they can [...]

Two Coverages All Small Businesses Should Consider Putting in the “Mix”

By | July 9th, 2015|Categories: Business, Insurance, Small Business|Tags: , , , |

Mr. Bob's Mixer You remember Mr. Bob from a prior blog where we talked about how he makes the most delicious donuts in Western North Carolina and also how he may or may not need to be on LinkedIn? Well, Mr. Bob has been really busy lately making the donuts - he's even been [...]

You Don’t But Someone Else Does: 5 Reasons Small Businesses Should Outsource Social Media

By | June 3rd, 2015|Categories: Business, Insurance, Small Business, Social Media, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

photo credit: Day Eighty Nine No Ideas via photopin (license)   Earlier this year I wrote a blog about why small businesses shouldn't start on social media. The real message was that they really should be on there, however there were things to consider first like their audience, etc. Since I work exclusively with [...]

The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned in My 20 Years in Insurance

By | January 23rd, 2015|Categories: Business, Insurance, Small Business, Social Media, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Photo by Paul via www.freedigitalphotos.net Feel free to send confetti, party horns, and streamers. I'll happily accept your wine and roses. It is a milestone I need to celebrate. This month marks my 20th year in the insurance industry. I'd say that I started when I was 12 to make myself feel younger. But [...]

Where Should Start-Ups Start With Insurance?

By | January 14th, 2015|Categories: Business, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

The best part of starting a business? The start. The wonderful blank page. Deciding on the name of the business and how much to charge, coming up with a logo and where to put your office. Picturing where the business will be in ten years and imagining your product flying off the shelf. Ahem. I hate [...]

So Why Should Small Businesses NOT Be Using Social Media? 3 Reasons to Stop Before You Start

By | January 7th, 2015|Categories: Business, Small Business, Social Media|Tags: , , , , |

Recently I read a great article on about why small businesses needed to use social media and it has some great info - check out the link at the end of my post. I honestly believe that small businesses really do need to be using social media but there are 3 reasons to stop BEFORE you [...]

5 Insurance Resolutions for Small Businesses in 2015

By | December 31st, 2014|Categories: Business, Insurance, Small Business|Tags: , , , |

For 2015 I'm going to be posting weekly blogs aimed at helping small business owners achieve success - whatever that might look like. Some weeks will focus on helping owners understand what insurance should do for their business through plain talk on coverages and asking the right questions. Other topics will include my experiences with social [...]

Why Do I Care About #ShopSmallSaturday ?

By | November 20th, 2014|Categories: Business, Small Business|Tags: , , , |

I'm an insurance agent, not a retailer. Our agency doesn't even handle credit cards much less American Express. So why is Morrow Insurance - McDowell a "Neighborhood Champion"? I've always held to the mantra, "If it is to be it is up to me." I personally love the #ShopSmall marketing campaign because it supports everything I [...]