About Business Accelerator

It’s about taking your business to the next level

American Family Insurance is here to help you grow your dream. As a provider of commercial insurance products, we care about helping small business owners survive and thrive during this challenging economic time. This FREE online resource is a platform to provide you with valuable access to visionaries, tips and tools to help you in every phase of business ownership!

Online, and on your own time

Business Accelerator is an online resource accessed anytime, anywhere as long as you have an Internet connection. Live and on demand, you have access to monthly presentations led by business executives and professionals highlighting trends, strategies and best practices. This unique interactive community encourages connection with other subscribers through our social media networks and offers opportunities to enhance your business through contests and prizes.As a member you have access to our exclusive:

  • Webcasts and Podcasts
  • Feature Interviews
  • Articles
  • Industry Hot Topics
  • Games, Contests and Prizes

 

Free information that every small business could use

Marketing—Understand new trends including incorporating social media as a strategy and leveraging your network for ultimate impact; Build and position your brand.
Sales
—Grow your business through effective strategies based on your current and future business needs. Create systems to keep your business profitable.
Finance & Operations
—Identify financial options to sustain the health of your business; understand the importance of a solid business model.
Leadership & Growth
—Provide tools to employ the right people and lead them. Manage risks and create new opportunities to advance your brand.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Business Accelerator?
Business Accelerator is a resource for entrepreneurs, small business owners, recent graduates looking to start a business, startup companies and the like, providing applicable tips, tools and insights to help you grow your business dreams.
What are the benefits of subscribing to Business Accelerator?
As a member of Business Accelerator, you have exclusive access to visionaries, tips, tools and resources that educate, inform and empower you as a business owner/entrepreneur. Each issue features articles, webcasts, contests and more to help you in every phase of your business journey.
Who should subscribe to Business Accelerator?
Our members are made up of college students and recent graduates, aspiring entrepreneurs/small business owners & fledgling and seasoned business owners.
What can I expect to gain by subscribing to Business Accelerator?
Business Accelerator provides its members with relevant and applicable information to help them start, grow and maintain their business. We cover the four core business areas: marketing leadership & growth sales finance & operations.
What tools are provided in Business Accelerator?
Each issue is comprised of articles; monthly feature interviews with leading entrepreneurs/small business owners; monthly webcasts hosted by top business professionals, industry experts and business advisors
I am a seasoned entrepreneur - how do I benefit from Business Accelerator?
Business Accelerator offers relevant content to business owners at every level.
Is there a cost to subscribe to Business Accelerator?
As a member, you enjoy all the benefits of Business Accelerator at no cost to you.
Will I be able to interact with the featured visionaries?
Yes, there will be opportunities for you to interact with the visionaries during our live webcasts as well as via our LinkedIn discussion group.
How is social media going to be incorporated into this publication?
Business Accelerator has an active community on both Facebook and LinkedIn. “Like Us” or “Connect with Us” on those networks.
Why must I register and sign in to access Business Accelerator materials or connect with the visionaries?
The information provided to you via Business Accelerator is highly valued in the marketplace. That’s why we’ve created a secured area to hold Business Accelerator. Since the publication is free, we just ask that all members register so we may know who is obtaining this information. In addition, we want all of our members to feel comfortable that their interactions with the featured visionaries will be kept within the BA community.

Visionaries

Tony Shure & Colin McCabe

Tony Shure & Colin McCabe

Co-Founders, Chop't Creative Salad Company

Entrepreneurs. Leaders in healthy eating, service and philanthropy.

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Lisa Price

Lisa Price

Founder, Carol's Daughter

Entrpreneur; Successful businesswoman; began her beauty product empire in her NYC apartment.

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Dana Brownlee

Dana Brownlee

CEO, Professionalism Matters, Inc

Corporate trainer and expert in management and leadership.

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Dean DeLisle

Dean DeLisle

CEO, Forward Progress, Inc | Business Coach and Entrepreneur

Specializes in providing integrated marketing solutions to small businesses.

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About American Family

Since 1927, American Family Insurance has been protecting the dreams of people just like you. We offer quality products – including business insurance – backed industry-leading service, an exceptional claims experience and agents (small business owners themselves) who understand the value of long-term relationships.

For more information on how American Family can help protect your business, visit amfam.com or find an agent within your community.