Arizona Business Insurance Guide: Introduction

Hi. I’m Joe. This is my insurance survival guide for business owners…

Arizona’s small businesses matter!

Arizona has over 495,000 small businesses according to the Small Business Administration.

I’m one of them. Maybe you are too.

​Some of us have only ourselves as an employee. We work out of our home, or in a small retail or office location. Some of us, about 100,00 of us, have employees who count on us for a job. ​For those of us with employees, most of us employee fewer than 20 employees.

Individually we may seem small. But together, we provide 44% of the jobs in Arizona. We’re doing the heavy lifting of Arizona’s growing economy.

What we do matters.

Who am I?

I’m Joe M. Baselice, founder of Joe’s Insurance in Chandler, Arizona. I’ve been a Farmers Insurance agent for over 20 years. With the help of my amazing team, our agency is one of the most recognized and trusted names in insurance here in the Valley of the Sun.

I employee a small team that has helped me reach and exceed my professional goals. Along the way we’ve had fun, and we’ve made friends. Clients. People who trust us to protect their assets. Our team is committed to the mission of providing the most amount of coverage, for the least amount of money- and having fun in the process. Here is one of their recent posts.

Why am I writing this business insurance guide?

That’s simple. I’m insuring more and more small business owners all over Arizona. As I do, I hear from businesses nearby in Phoenix, Tempe, Scottsdale, Mesa, Glendale, Gilbert, Queen Creek and Maricopa, telling me how hard it is sometimes to get a great business insurance quote and still feel like they are adequately covered. Not too much — not too little coverage. The “Just Right” sweet spot.

​I also hear from small business owners a little father away in Arizona- places like Flagstaff, Tucson and Sierra Vista, who tell me the same thing:

​”Help me get the right amount of insurance Joe!”

I’m writing this guide to make business insurance in Arizona simple and understandable.

If I can do that, then you, the small business owner, will be able to play a bigger part in finding the perfect insurance solution for you and your business. You will be able to ask smarter questions and understand your options better than before. And that’s good for all of us.

“So Joe… what’s next?”

In my next post, I will lay out the table of contents: a road map to where we are going in the series of blog posts that I am titling: Arizona Business Insurance Guide.

We will cover why you need business insurance, common mistakes business owners make when they purchase coverage, and a description of common (and not-so-common) types of business insurance.

I’ll do my best to keep it simple to read and easy to understand. Comments are open, and your feedback is important.

​Let’s get started!

Read all the chapters!

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