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Insurance Needs for Small Business

Every small business is different. That’s no secret. Neither is the fact that insurance needs for a small business are very different from the type of insurance necessary for your personal needs. For the most part insurance companies have plans that cover the basics including health, car and property damage for small businesses. However, as a business owner, you must consider liability insurance: protection for you from accidents that can occur on your property or to something on which you worked. [more]

Establishing Customer Policies

It is unlikely that you set customer policies and firm scheduling criteria when you began shoeing. Any work was welcome and uncomfortable conditions did not cause you great concern. However, as you established yourself and developed your skills you probably began to notice (and become more irritated with) less than ideal working conditions and customers. We have a few ideas for those of you in the early stages of your career and perhaps some of you who have “been around.” [more]

Organizing For More Efficient Ordering

Many farriers appreciate the convenience of placing orders for supplies by phone. The mainstream farrier supply companies in the industry have geared their businesses to handling these orders. There are a number of things you can do to streamline the order process and have what you need, when you need it. [more]