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Millie's Diner

Richmond Restaurant Spotlight: Millie’s Diner

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

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Covering a Food Truck? Here’s What You Need to Know!

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

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How to Grow Your Insurance Business with Social Media

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

ASL Named Five-Star MGA for Excellence in Products and Service

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

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Ready to disconnect? An out-of-office message can work for you

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

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When “hunker down” isn’t enough: Hurricane prep for small businesses

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