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October 2, 2017
Help Irma Victims

How to Help Hurricane Irma Victims

The year 2017 has been an especially active hurricane season. There have been 13 unnamed storms in the Atlantic and, in the past four weeks, three […]
September 25, 2017
Florida Hurricane Insurance - Florida Home Owners Insurance

Hurricane Claims Loss Protocol

At Lanier Upshaw, we are here to assist clients with all of their claims needs. If you need to file a claim related to the hurricane(s), […]
September 18, 2017
Hurricane Car In House - Florida Property Insurance

Beware of These 4 Scams that Target Hurricane Victims

In the midst of natural disasters such as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, there are inspiring stories of rescue and generosity. Invariably though, those heartwarming tales are […]
September 5, 2017
Florida Hurricane Insurance - Florida Home Owners Insurance

Follow These Steps for Faster Storm Related Claim Reporting

If you need to make a storm related claim, a little preparation can go a long way to a faster and easier claims process. Under the […]
September 5, 2017
Florida Flood Insurance - Florida Property Insurance

Lessons from Hurricane Harvey – Major Storm Precautions

Hurricane Harvey, one of the most destructive storms in U.S. history, hit southeast Texas on August 25. In light of the aftermath of this terrifying storm, […]
August 28, 2017
Florida Website Video - Florida Business Innovation

Why Should Florida Businesses Use Video For Websites and Web Marketing?

Video is often an afterthought for many Florida businesses. Some businesses lack the time or resources to invest in video, while others don’t see the need. […]
August 21, 2017
Florida Business Innovation - Florida Business Insurance

Become a Better Leader by Cultivating Curiosity

Most people think that curiosity is something instinctual – something that you don’t have to think about, like breathing. Mindful curiosity – consciously cultivating the ability […]
August 14, 2017
RSS Feeds - Florida Business Innovation

What Are RSS Feeds & Why Should Business Owners Use Them?

RSS which stands for Really Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary, is a great technology that lets you keep up to date with various websites, blogs […]
August 7, 2017
Healthier Employees - Reduced Healthcare Costs

3 Easy Programs for Healthier Employees and Reduced Healthcare Costs

Health insurance costs can be reduced by promoting health employee lifestyles. Even though employee wellness programs have been around along time, it’s surprising to see how […]
August 1, 2017
Florida Property Insurance

Is Smart Home Technology Impacting Florida Real Estate?

Get ready – the Florida home of the future is on the horizon. One in four Americans already own at least one smart home product. And, […]
August 28, 2017
Florida Website Video - Florida Business Innovation

Why Should Florida Businesses Use Video For Websites and Web Marketing?

Video is often an afterthought for many Florida businesses. Some businesses lack the time or resources to invest in video, while others don’t see the need. […]
August 21, 2017
Florida Business Innovation - Florida Business Insurance

Become a Better Leader by Cultivating Curiosity

Most people think that curiosity is something instinctual – something that you don’t have to think about, like breathing. Mindful curiosity – consciously cultivating the ability […]
August 14, 2017
RSS Feeds - Florida Business Innovation

What Are RSS Feeds & Why Should Business Owners Use Them?

RSS which stands for Really Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary, is a great technology that lets you keep up to date with various websites, blogs […]
August 7, 2017
Healthier Employees - Reduced Healthcare Costs

3 Easy Programs for Healthier Employees and Reduced Healthcare Costs

Health insurance costs can be reduced by promoting health employee lifestyles. Even though employee wellness programs have been around along time, it’s surprising to see how […]
August 1, 2017
Florida Property Insurance

Is Smart Home Technology Impacting Florida Real Estate?

Get ready – the Florida home of the future is on the horizon. One in four Americans already own at least one smart home product. And, […]
July 28, 2017
Lanier Upshaw Best Place To Work for

Lanier Upshaw Selected as a Top 100 Company to Work For

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Lakeland, FL July 20, 2017 Lanier Upshaw Selected as a Top 100 Company to Work For Lanier Upshaw was recently named one of […]
July 24, 2017
Bitcoin and Florida Business Innovation

Bitcoin and Blockchain – How They May Change Your Business

What’s all the hype about when it comes to Bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency? Simply stated, blockchain is a technology that stores a registry of assets and […]
July 17, 2017
Employee Performance Reviews - Florida Business Innovation

Which Type of Performance Review Method is Right for Your Business?

Does your business utilize an annual performance review process? Has it changed much over the last five or ten years? Recently new types of performance reviews […]
July 10, 2017
Cyber Security - Cyber Insurance

Cyber Security For Business Owners

Cyber attacks seem to be occurring with ever-greater frequency. Individual cyber thieves, hostile nations and even unscrupulous competitors are testing the limits of information security. Even […]
July 5, 2017
Florida Education Innovation - Florida Business Innovation

Is Google Classroom the Classroom of the Future?

What does it mean for a classroom or a school to “go Google?” Google Classroom is changing the way classrooms function. With Google for Education, it’s […]