Small Biz Owner

How to Write a Business Plan

Elizabeth Macauley
Every business owner needs to establish a direction for their company. Luckily, you can do just that by creating a business plan. It serves as a roadmap for how to structure, run and grow your operation. It helps... Continue

5 Tips for Keeping Your Drivers Safe From COVID-19

Elizabeth Macauley
For businesses built around driving, COVID-19 poses a lot of risks. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the virus spreads between people who are in close contact (within 6 ft) and through respiratory droplets... Continue

Franchise Business Basics

Elizabeth Macauley
The amount of time, effort and money it takes to start a business can be overwhelming. That's why many budding entrepreneurs consider opening a franchise instead of creating a company from scratch. Small business owners with a franchise... Continue

Ask Gene: Small Business Owner Questions Answered

Gene Marks
Gene Marks is an author, columnist, keynote speaker and owner of the Marks Group. Through his writing and collaboration with The Hartford's Small Biz Ahead blog and podcast, Gene gives advice and resources to help business owners,... Continue