Category: Business

B2B Tips for a Successful Business: Business Finance

(3 min read) As AIS celebrates five decades of business success on our 50th anniversary year, we are sharing business lessons learned. Here are some tips on business finance from our CFO, Chris Bremer. Chris Bremer, CFO at AIS, on Business Finance Reflecting on

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B2B Tips for a Successful Business: Direction and Vision

(4 min read) We kick off our series of B2B tips with advice for both experienced and aspiring organizational leaders. CEOs hold a variety of responsibilities which differ depending on the business type, size, mission and more. When it comes

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How Do I File a Business Insurance Claim and What Should I Expect?

If you’re a business owner in California, you’ve heard about the increased number of people having to file insurance claims for their home or business. Many residents and business owners in Santa Barbara and Ventura County are now having to

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Boss Burnout: 7 Tips for Avoiding Entrepreneurial Burnout

Entrepreneurial burnout can come at any time but for many, the end of the year is particularly difficult. This is a time when business managers and bosses will go into overdrive to ensure a strong finish despite the holiday madness.

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Do Home-Based Online Businesses Need Insurance?

Over the past several years the number of new online businesses has skyrocketed and with that the number of home-based online businesses. If this sounds like you, you may be wondering, “Do I need insurance for my home-based online business?”

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Business Insurance That Will Protect You from Disasters

It’s one thing to close our businesses for exciting renovations and a grand reopening, but it’s another thing to be forced to close up shop due to unwelcome events such as natural disasters. This year, the country has seen several

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Fleet Basics for Small Business

Your business may now be at a point where you’re considering investing in a fleet of vehicles in order to run a smooth and effective operation. Here are some vehicle fleet basics for small and mid-sized businesses. This will be

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5 Ways for Businesses to Prevent Hacking

We want to share five ways for businesses to prevent hacking at a time when these sorts of digital attacks are on the rise. Have you noticed how easily we get accustomed to matters of cyber risk? How they gradually

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The Coverage Cycle: All the Insurance You Need in a Lifetime

You may wonder why it’s better to go through an insurance agency rather than going directly to a carrier. Well, one of the main reasons is because everyone needs different types of insurance at different stages in their lives. A

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Tips on Marketing a Small to Mid-Size Business

(7 min read) Marketing your business can seem like a daunting task if you’ve not yet mastered it, yet, it is crucial to the success of your business regardless of how long you’ve been in business. It’s important to keep

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