Social Media for Business

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn icons.Social media has been growing exponentially in recent years and many businesses are using social media to grow their business.

Despite this, many, especially small businesses, are having a difficult time learning what they need to know in order to take full advantage of social media, they are also not finding the time to do it. Some social media facts are astonishing these days, such as Facebook has over 1.23 billion active users, there are roughly 9,100 tweets every second, and more than 3 million businesses have LinkedIn Company Pages.

Knowing how to use these tools can be critical in growing your business and that is why we are providing you with this piece. This primer offers you the purpose of each social media platform, how you can get started on each of those platforms, how to use each of them long-term, and some basic etiquette for each social media site, along with some “dos and don’ts” as well. These could help you and your business get started on multiple social media platforms and help you grow your business by reaching new customers through social media. As an independent insurance agency, we know that small businesses can use all the help they can get, especially when it comes to relatively new concepts like social media. Our “Social Media Primer – The Basics of Social Media for Business” helps to get you off on the right foot with using social media to extend your reach and help grow your business.

By: Niklas Almström, Insurance Advisors

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Claim Confidence Kit

People in a meeting.Did you know that nearly 54,000 non-construction laborers were injured or suffered workplace related illness in 2011 according to the U.S. department of Labor. Despite statistics such as this one people don’t think it can happen to them but accidents are fairly common and the best way to manage situations such as these is to be prepared. A lot of people get lost in what is covered, what isn’t covered, and under what conditions.

Policies can be confusing and it is common to purchase a policy and then “forget about it.” Three things can that help deal with an auto, home or workplace accident are understanding the policy, having the right tools on hand, and knowing the steps to take immediately following an accident. If the proper steps are not taken or the details of the policy are not known then this can make it more difficult for the policyholder and the insurance company. This can lead to a long difficult road to getting everything squared away.

As an independent insurance agency it is our job to provide guidance on how to safeguard your business from accidents and understanding that they can occur. It is also our job on to prepare you in order to minimize their negative effects.  Our “Insurance Confidence Kit” helps you evaluate your policies, prepare yourself, and your business with the right tools and take smart steps should an accident occur.

By: Niklas Almström, Insurance Advisors

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