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How Critical is Size in the Insurance Industry?

It's true, Bigger agencies get better options and bigger deals. What if you could become...

No matter what your agency situation is, whether you are a captive agent looking to go out on your own, or an existing independent agent, tapping into the collective size of a large national and...
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Live Video Assistance: Face Your Online Customers

Live video assistance, a new way to cater to consumers online, has shown to boost...

Consumers are looking towards the Internet more every year to research, compare and purchase insurance policies. In 2011, 20% of all consumers purchased their insurance online, with that number going up 3% in 2012 and...
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B2B Social Media

Social media is not only a great networking tool, but it can help boost your...

Every agency and independent agent wants to boost their business, but would you consider social media as an essential tool to do so? Social media can seem like a daunting task for some, but with...
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To App or Not to App?

Should your insurance agency get on board with the booming trend of mobile apps?

With the rise of smartphones, mobile Internet use is on the rise, and is quickly becoming the channel of choice for today’s consumers. In fact, for the first time ever, mobile use exceeded PC use...
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Adding Social Media into your marketing mix

Professional networking within the community you work has long been a successful business development approach...

Professional networking within the community you work has long been a successful business development approach for insurance agents and producers. Let’s face it, having good people skills is critical to building the trust and relationships...
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Auto Insurance – Educate. Educate. Educate.

Loads of advertising dollars have left consumers with the impression that auto insurance is ALWAYS...

Loads of advertising dollars have left consumers with the impression that auto insurance is ALWAYS less expensive online. In most cases, the quotes and policies a consumer receives from their local agent will not be...
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Protecting Golfers Against…Great Luck

Sinking the ball into the cup on your first swing is a memorable moment for...

Sinking the ball into the cup on your first swing is a memorable moment for a pro and the story of a lifetime for an amateur, with the odds being about 1 in 12,500 according...
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Prices Up Again in Q2 But Market Hardening May Be Moderating

There weren’t any great surprises in the second quarter,” said The Council of Insurance Agents...

“There weren’t any great surprises in the second quarter,” said The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers President/CEO Ken A. Crerar. “Prices inched up, underwriting tightened and insurers looked to reduce exposure in some critical...
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