Category: Small Business

BOP Made Easy: Business Owners Policy Explained

What Is a Business Owners Policy? A Business Owners Policy, also known as BOP, is often the most important policy any small to medium-sized business needs. It combines the protection found in other business insurance coverages and packages it in

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B2B Tips: 3 Habits for Business Development Success

There are many people who think that a person either has a personality for generating business or not. The reality is, you don’t have to be born with it. There are certain skills that successful business development professionals practice on

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B2B Tips: Facility Management as a Competitive Advantage

Facility management has been changing over the past few years. Read on to see what’s new in facility management and also how greatly it can impact an organization.

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B2B Tips: Customer Service Is More Than Just Help

(4 min read) What is good customer service? In our opinion customer service is more than just help, it’s about giving customers a great experience. With knowledgeable employees that embrace change and set high expectations, we strive to deliver great

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B2B Tips: Operational Efficiency Is Always on the Radar

(3 min read) Striving to achieve operational efficiency in business is ongoing. It’s driven by ever-changing customer expectations and technology dependence. At AIS, we aim to innovate and improve every aspect of our business. This includes focusing on operational efficiency

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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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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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