Lessons Learned About Business — Through Poker

Stuart-DavidsonEDITBefore becoming a professional digital marketer, Stuart Davidson spent a lot of his time on the computer. He went from learning and socializing online to helping others promote their businesses using those same tools. Currently, Davidson has a freelance marketing business, a web design business, and a professional blog where he shares resources on social media and marketing. He built that list of diverse offerings by focusing on each …

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People Don’t Care That You Sell Their Data

Facebook ElloEDIT Will sites like Ello ever replace Facebook? Social media guru Gary Vaynerchuk doesn't think so. On a recent episode of his #AskGaryVee series of question and answer videos on YouTube, Vaynerchuk answers questions about the new social network. For those who haven't yet heard, Ello is an invitation only -- for now at least -- social network that has set itself up as the anti-Facebook in many ways. The site has promised not to sell …

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Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Whats-Cooking-3-Voluntary-Policies-for-Women-300x200Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount of cooking and cleaning, and caring for children.² As an employer, you can help your female employees (and their male counterparts too) protect themselves and their families with three key voluntary policies: life, disability, and cancer/specified-illness insurance. Life insurance coverage is important to women …

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Learn How to Build a Firm Benefits Foundation

Learn How to Build a Firm Benefits FoundationWhile health care reform hasn’t gone into full swing mode yet, your business can lay a firm foundation for 2015 by following these simple tips: Choose a benefits strategy Though penalties may not yet be a reality, now is the time to plan ahead and make benefits decisions for 2015. As you research, keep in mind that it’s not simply a benefits package you should be after. Since health care costs continue to rise at rates faster …

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Happy & Healthy Employees

aflac july BZCreating a worksite wellness program is a great step toward encouraging healthy habits with employees. The benefits don’t stop there though: Studies reveal correlations between worksite wellness programs and performance! But, what’s the best part about wellness? It can be scaled: From gym memberships to health-oriented email tips to on-site fitness facilities and personal health coaching, programs can be successful with any level …

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We’re Doing Maintenance July 16 Starting 11 P.M. EST

MaintenanceEDIT BizSugar will be undergoing maintenance July 16 beginning at 11 P.M. EST. Maintenance may take several hours. We will keep the community informed of developments. During the maintenance cycle the site may temporarily be inaccessible and community members may be unable to vote, comment or post. Rest assured we will be back. We are making improvements to assure a better community experience for all. Thanks for your cooperation! Details: Who: …

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Cut Costs Without Cutting Fun

Zemanta Related Posts Thumbnail  Keeping track of expenses and putting money aside is challenging, but there are six easy tips employers and brokers should share with workers to help them become financially fit. Organize financial records Toss unneeded financial records and create electronic or hard copy folders for easy storage. Set a monthly budget and stick to it Keep and review a record of your expenses to develop a good idea of where to cut back. …

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Free, Fast & Easy: A new way to communicate benefits to employees

Zemanta Related Posts Thumbnail  We know that as a small business owner, you have your hands full. Aflac has made it easier for you to communicate with your employees about their benefits with the new online Employee Communications Toolkit that has customizable messaging tools. Whether you communicate via intranet, newsletter or magazine, the Employee Communications Toolkit gives you ready-to-publish communications materials that you can customize for your …

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Congratulations! Brother CreativeCenter “Back to Business” Contest Winners

Brother contest 2014We're thrilled to announce the winners for the Brother CreativeCenter "Back to Business" contest! First, a big shout out to our awesome sponsor Brother, creators of the Brother CreativeCenter. What a fantastic tool! If you haven't gotten a chance to try the CreativeCenter yet during the contest, head on over and give it a spin!  You can create your own business card, flyer, calendar or other small business marketing material with …

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Freaky Accidents

Zemanta Related Posts Thumbnail When it comes to accidents, American workers have a sense of invincibility. But accidents happen all the time, and no one can predict when or whom they’ll strike. Whether it’s the NASCAR driver who broke his foot playing Frisbee or the pitcher who missed a game because he strained his wrist playing Guitar Hero, accidents can be just as financially disabling as physically disabling. Luckily, employers can help protect their …

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