As a small business owner, you’ve probably heard that reviews are worth their weight in gold. But maybe you’re wondering if that’s true, or just a bunch of bologna. Or maybe you’ve decided to give it a try – however reluctantly – and you’re wondering how to get reviews for your small business. It’s not like you can snap your fingers and have a cache of thoughtful, glowing, and well-written reviews appear on your website (as cool as that would be.) We’ll explain why reviews are so important for your business and give you some tips to get online reviews for your business.
No one really wants to file an insurance claim. It’s just up there on the list of Not-Fun-Things-to-Do, right along with going to the dentist and paying bills. While sometimes Mother Nature strikes with unwarranted ferocity, there are a few things you can do to prevent damage to your home and protect yourself from home insurance claims. We’ll explain six common home insurance claims and how to avoid them.
Hurricane Florence, a Category 3 storm, is poised to hit the North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia coasts. The outer edge of the storm is already brushing against the cost of the Carolinas and the hurricane is expected to fully make landfall tomorrow afternoon (Friday, September 14th.)
If you’re in a car accident, there are probably a lot of questions going through your head about your insurance. Your car might be pretty badly damaged (although hopefully you, the other drivers, and any passengers are all okay.) You’re probably wondering if your insurance will cover you. Then you’re probably wondering if your car is totaled or not. And if it is…what’s going to happen? We’ll explain how to know if your car is totaled and what will happen if your car is totaled.
When you’re running a tow truck business, you have a lot on your mind. You have to manage your drivers, keep track of your accounting, fill out paperwork, and, of course, deal with the tow truck insurance. One coverage you might have questions about is garage liability insurance. First of all, what is garage liability insurance? And why would you need garage liability insurance if you don’t have a garage? We’re going to explain what garage liability is, why you might want to consider it, and how you can get quotes for garage liability insurance.
A very important week is coming right up. September 9th-15th is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, which is a time to celebrate all professional truck drivers and tow truck operators and the hard work they do every day. Truck driving is not for the faint of heart – it’s a lot of hard work and it’s not easy. Truckers are a vital part of the American economy, which relies on moving goods all over the country. This is a time to say “thanks” to the over 3 million professional truckers across the United States.
Okay, we understand that thinking about your car insurance rates is probably not very pleasant. In fact, it could be stressful. While insurance isn’t most people’s idea of “fun,” it’s important to understand the fundamentals. When it comes to your auto insurance, it’s helpful to understand what factors affect car insurance rates.
Yes, that big, scary number on your bill might seem completely random, but it’s anything but. Insurers don’t really do “random.” Everything is calculated. So, to give you some inside intel about how an insurance company sets car insurance rates, check out the following factors that impact your car insurance premiums.
You’ve made up your mind – you want to start a tow truck business. You’re going to yourself out there and create your very own business. Congratulations! There’s definitely freedom in being your own boss, and knowing that you built something is very satisfying. Now, towing is not for the faint-of-heart. It’s hard work, and the work is rain-or-shine, day or night. But you get the satisfaction of knowing that you’ve done an honest day’s worked and really helped people. So, all this being said – you’re going to create your own business. We’ve got some tips on how to start a tow truck business.
Whether you’re thinking about adding to your family by bringing a puppy or kitten into your home or if you’ve already got a cat or dog, it’s essential that you make sure your home is pet-proof. Cats and dogs are very innovative, and while their antics can result in gut-clutching laughter, their curiosity and sneakiness can get the better of them. Making your home safe for your pet can help you avoid a disaster in which your fluffy friend gets into something they shouldn’t. Your pet is part of your family, and they’re counting on you to look after them. Check out the pet safety tips below.
As a tow truck business, it’s important that you have a stellar team. You need people who are hard-working, good-natured, and committed to getting the job done safely. Towing is not an easy job, and when you’ve got a great team, it can be a real wrench if people start leaving your business. Running a successful towing business is hard work, and you depend on your drivers. How are you supposed to replace the great tow-people that no longer work for you? Well, that might not be the question to ask yourself. Maybe a different approach is to ask how to retain your best tow truck drivers. We’ve got a few tips to help you keep your top talent.