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Applying and expanding your skill set with a career in promo products blog header by ceo of aia corporation, nancy schmidt

Promo items have been a tool in the marketer’s toolbox for over 200 years, and they are only becoming more prevalent as businesses look for new ways to thank and engage their employees and customers and reward their loyalty. The first promotional item in US history was a commemorative button made...

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blog banner graphic that says 5 myths about data backups in the cloud, by SVP of Business Technology at AIA, Chris Alfano

Creating backups in the cloud for your business is key to limiting the impact of data loss. These data backups also give you additional protection against ransomware attacks. Unfortunately, many common myths about data backups can result in major security risks for businesses. Learning about these...

SVP, Business Technology
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How and IT Audit Can Improve Business Operations blog header by chris alfano, SVP of business technology at aia corporation

Technology plays a key role in nearly all areas of a company. Any technical issues can lead to downtime and make it a challenge for employees to stay productive. Working with a managed service provider to conduct IT audits for your company can help you identify any potential problems before they...

SVP, Business Technology
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living the entrepreneurial dream by nancy schmidt, ceo of aia corporation blog header

In June 2021, 440,000 new businesses were started, capping a record-high, 16-month period for startups in the US referred to as the COVID Small Business Boom.  Additionally, the Wall Street Journal recently reported that the number of unincorporated self-employed people in the U.S. reached 10...

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10 reasons buying goes up in the spring blog banner

Spring is just around the corner, and with the lush green and warmer weather comes a huge buying spike! Here are ten reasons buying tends to go up in the Spring

 

  1. According to the Wedding Report, roughly 2.5 million weddings are expected to happen this year, the most since 1984! This is...

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5 reasons your business needs a custom email address blog banner by chris alfano, svp of business technology at aia corporation

Building a small business requires a lot of effort and hard work. One way to make a powerful impression on potential customers is to invest in a custom email address for your company. A customized email address gives you the flexibility to use a variety of features, and it also appears more...

SVP, Business Technology
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aia corporation international womens day 2022

According to Harvard Business Review, research has shown that companies with more women on the leadership team are more profitable, more socially responsible and provide higher-quality customer experiences — among many other benefits. We're proud to have a majority female leadership team and believe...

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5 Ways a Business Coach Can Help You Reach Your Goals - AIA Corporation

When you’re an entrepreneur, small things can make or break your business. Early on, you need to make a lot of decisions, and it can be helpful to have someone in your corner. When you decide to work with AIA, you are paired with an experienced business coach for no additional cost. Our business...

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4 ways your small business can stay proactive against cyber threats graphic

Understanding how to stay proactive against cyber threats is critical for small business owners. Cyber threats can affect your company in many ways, whether you are dealing with the aftermath of a data breach or trying to overcome downtime. Looking at ways to lessen the impact of a cybersecurity...

SVP, Business Technology
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Leading and Learning as a New CEO graphic with picture of Nancy Schmidt, CEO of AIA Corporation

I was recently working on my letter to our AIA Community for our first-ever  Community Strong report, and I found myself thinking about leadership: my own over the past 21 months since I became AIA Corporation's CEO – and that of the many leaders who make up our diverse and talented community of bus...