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Fall Insurance Risks – Special Events & Vendor Product Highlight

Published on September 11, 2017

Pumpkin spice lattes are back in stores. Kids are back in school. And even if the heat’s still here, it’s time to prepare for fall. When it comes to fall in the insurance world, there are a lot of seasonal risks to be on the lookout for. And we’ve got the markets for you to Insure them! Fall Insurance Risks To Write Now: Weddings more »

When cleaning goes wrong | Janitorial Services Insurance Highlight

Published on September 7, 2017

Any time a business is going into other people’s spaces, you have inherently more risk involved. For janitorial services, they have exposures like any business owner that they need covered by insurance — General Liability, coverage for their equipment, etc. But then they operate not on their own property, but in other peoples homes, offices, and more »

4 Key to Better Customer Service | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on August 30, 2017

Chances are good that in your city, there is more than one Insurance Agency that has the markets that your customers need. (Tip: Abram Interstate does have many markets for unique risks which your competitors may not have! Check out our product listings HERE to get an edge that way.) But the reality is, especially when it comes to smaller insurance more »

5 Things to Know About High Value Homeowners Insurance | Product Highlight

Published on August 28, 2017

If you’re an insurance agent that has yet to insure your first High Value Home, it’s not too late to break into that market! At Abram Interstate, one of our goals as your MGA is to not only provide you with the insurance coverage that your customers need, but to also help you with the education and tools you need so that you’re able more »

How to Tell Your Company Story Part 2 – 3 Ways to Tell It Well | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on August 24, 2017

How well do you tell your company story? You should be telling your story in every way you can. Be it at the bar, at a networking event, as you prospect for new insurance customers, on your website, and in your advertising. Whether you’re aware of it or not, you’re already giving some version of your story in those places, but let’s more »

Booze and Beauty – New Trends in Beauty Barber Nail | Insurance Product Highlight

Published on August 22, 2017

Liquor Liability for a salon? You bet. As of January 1 of this year, new laws have come into effect which allow nail salons, beauty salons, and barber shops to serve their customers complimentary alcoholic drinks. According to news agency, KTLA, the bill, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, allows these establishments to serve “up to 12 ounces of beer more »

How to Tell Your Company Story Part 1 – The 6 Basic Blocks | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on August 17, 2017

How well do you tell your company story? You should be telling your story in every way you can. Be it at the bar, at a networking event, as you prospect for new insurance customers, on your website, and in your advertising. Whether you’re aware of it or not, you’re already giving some version of your story in those places, but let’s more »

You Insure Wineries, Everybody Wins | Vineyard & Winery Insurance Product Highlight

Published on August 15, 2017

Wine aficionados can tell you about the notes, the tones, the “melodies” and the “hints,” when it comes to describing a particular wine. They can also tell you where the best wines come from — from Italy, France, Spain, and, of course from California. While American culture tends to idealize products from other places, more »

2 Tips to Getting More (Important Things) Done in Your Day | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on August 10, 2017

What time is it as you read this? How much have you gotten done so far today? Do you often find yourself wondering how the day got away from you again? Or how you were “productive” or busy all day, but you made little progress on that one project, that one thing that is big and important and needs to be done — still? Productivity more »

Home Sales Still Rising | Homeowners Insurance Product Highlight

Published on August 8, 2017

Did you know…? There are projected to be nearly 1/2 million house resales in CA in 2017? (Source) That’s an 8% increase in resales over last year The Median house price on CA Resales is projected to be $525,000 Even though the millenial generation is buying homes at an older age than previous generations, we’re still seeing a growth more »

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