Small Business Resource Center

Getting Started With Your Small Business

When first starting your own business, time is precious and resources are limited. As a small, local business, we wanted to provide helpful resources for our clients and colleagues on the North Shore of MA and beyond.

No Budget For Marketing?

Overwhelmed wih starting a new business and marketing it as well? Even after 30 years in business, we find ourselves trying to keep up with all you need to do to market effectively. To make life a little easier for you, here is a link to some marketing tools we use and love.

Community Outreach

Helping the community helps your business, at least it has for us. If you’re looking to get involved, we’d love to have you.

Follow this link to see how you can add another sense of purpose to your business and life.

In Need of Some Help?

Lots of new business owners seek the help and advice of successful mentors.

Here’s a list of small business websites and programs that can help guide you on your way.

Networking

Need some help getting started? We’re here for you.

Calendar of Events

There are lots of events happening on the North Shore of MA. Peabody, MA has a very active Chamber of Commerce right along side Beverly, Salem, and Merrimack Valley. Sometimes it’s hard to find them so we’ve done our best to compile a list of the upcoming events for professionals in Peabody, Danvers, Beverly, Salem, Boston, and beyond.

Up and Coming Professionals

While there are many established, successful businesses on the North Shore, there’s always room for newcomers. The Next Gen Network is a platform for professionals who are looking to grow their business network and community involvement.

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Starting Your Own Business? What Insurance Do You Need? 

Starting Your Own Business? What Insurance Do You Need? 

Congratulations! You made the leap and started your own business. Taking this kind of risk can be both exhilarating and overwhelming. From day one, you need to plan for the unexpected from changes in your industry to accidents, natural disasters, and lawsuits that...

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What Exactly Does Renter’s Insurance Cover? 

What Exactly Does Renter’s Insurance Cover? 

Are you a renter? If so, you are certainly not alone. The growth of renters has outpaced homeowners in large U.S. cities, including our very own “Beantown.” In fact, Pew Research Center estimates that there are over 43 million renters nationwide. That number has...

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Grow Your Business Through Community Involvement 

Grow Your Business Through Community Involvement 

Volunteering and becoming involved in community events and organizations isn’t just a good way to contribute positively to society but also to enhance your growing business.  Phil, Patti, Jacqui, and all of our employees here at Phil Richard Insurance are committed to...

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Starting Your Own Business? What Insurance Do You Need? 

Starting Your Own Business? What Insurance Do You Need? 

Congratulations! You made the leap and started your own business. Taking this kind of risk can be both exhilarating and overwhelming. From day one, you need to plan for the unexpected from changes in your industry to accidents, natural disasters, and lawsuits that...

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Homeowner Mistakes That Jeopardize The Safety Of Property

Homeowner Mistakes That Jeopardize The Safety Of Property

The best part of my day is when I pull into my driveway at the end of a long, stressful workday. The glow of the lights from the windows and the knowledge that my family awaits me makes me start to unwind, relax and realize that I have just entered the place I love...

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