It’s easy to forget all the behind-the-scenes work that goes into keeping a business up and running. Especially in insurance. Once a policy is quoted and bound, who makes sure those policies are issued? The processing department. It definitely isn’t magic and it is an integral function in ASL’s process.
This week, we are starting the first installment in a series of restaurant spotlights from all the places ASL calls home. It seemed fitting that we start with the ASL’s home town, Richmond, Virginia. Millie’s Diner opened in May of 1989 in Richmond’s historic Church Hill neighborhood. While the outside
In honor of yesterday’s Fat Tuesday, we wanted to share a recipe that will transport you straight to New Orleans — gumbo. Gumbo is the official state cuisine of Louisiana. Some of the first written recipes for gumbo date back to 1885. It is a combination of West African and
It’s a restaurant…it’s a vehicle…nope, it’s a food truck, and it needs coverage too. When you take two insurable things — like a vehicle and a restaurant — and combine them, you may not know where to begin when it comes to insuring the business. However, your clients who own
If you’re still relying on cold calls and knocking on doors to generate sales — you’re willingly letting money pass you by. If cold calls and office visits aren’t cutting it for you, where do you turn? Social media. Does that answer surprise you? It shouldn’t. Research by LeadSift showed
Buying a house is a very personal matter for both the buyer and the seller. Parties often rely on the expert help of a real estate professional in order to navigate the often confusing ins and outs of the process. What happens when that relationship turns sour? Consider the following.
One of your top clients receives a gift that she’s been eyeing for months — a platinum and diamond necklace. The next day she calls your office and asks a very important question, “What happens if my necklace is lost or stolen from my home?” Clients often have questions when
Atlantic Specialty Lines is one of the nation’s top rated MGA, according to a recent report by Insurance Business America. The publication surveyed thousands of insurance agents across the nation to rate the performance of MGAs in seven categories. Of the hundreds of MGAs rated, 30 stood out from the
Thanks to modern technology, we can connect to clients and colleagues virtually anytime, anywhere. But what happens when we must disconnect? Setting up a professional automatic reply email message helps ensure others can keep working and your business keeps growing. Before running out the door for a well-deserved vacation or
Before the first reporter pleas for viewers to “hunker down,” businesses need to be ready to protect their property and personnel in the event of a hurricane. For businesses, storm prep is more involved than boarding up windows and buying flashlight batteries. A thorough review of insurance coverage is necessary