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CA Dominates the High Value Housing Market | Product Highlight: High Value Home Insurance

Published on January 23, 2018

Did you know? California has 10 of the top 20 most expensive zip codes in the housing market in the U.S. according to BusinessInsider.com. Chances are, if you’re an insurance agent in or near any of these areas, you could use our high value homeowners insurance product to get your customers the coverage they need. See specs on the products below. But more »

Many Houses, One Schedule | Dwelling Fire Product Highlight

Published on January 9, 2018

Fill Out THIS Dwelling Schedule Quote Form. Then Submit The Form to apps@abraminterstate.com How long have you been in the Insurance Industry? Whether it’s been 6 months or 30 years, it can be hard to go back to the mindset of your everyday, average Joe who knows hardly anything about Insurance beyond the fact that he needs it. More often than more »

Who Cleans Your Office? | Janitorial Insurance Product Highlight

Published on January 2, 2018

Within the cleaning services industry, there are two main sectors: residential and commercial. Residential cleaning is usually handled by maid service companies, while in the commercial market, Janitorial Service Companies handle the cleaning. In your Insurance Agency office, who handles the cleaning? Many (if not most) offices contract out this work 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 »

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 »

Talk with Your Team (but keep it short) – advice for insurance agents

Published on August 3, 2017

Talk with Your Team (but keep it short) Tim Adams of The Gaurdian looks to the research of Alistair Sheperd of Southampton University to describe why regular communication inside and outside of your work group could significantly improve your success as a team. Adams writes: The data suggested that the success of teams had much less to do with experience, more »

What does “Contractor” mean? | Product Highlight: Contractor’s Insurance

Published on July 25, 2017

When we hear the term, “contractor,” most often we think of construction work of some sort. The reality is, though, that the types of contractors that exist are far and wide. A “contractor” may install the HVAC units in your new office building, they may clean your home, or they may be doing the interior design at your cabin more »

The One Dayer: For a mountain of productivity | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on July 20, 2017

Back in college my friends and I would occasionally decide to pull an all-afternoon-N-nighter (because all morning was just too much to ask of college kids). The purpose wasn’t because we necessarily all had a huge project due the next day. The point was that we got a lot more done in those few hours of extreme focus together than we regularly did more »

1 (Easy!) Step to Boost Productivity | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on July 13, 2017

It might sound improbable to say that setting aside time each week to stop doing tasks could actually make you more productive. But hear us out. Building a regular weekly review into your regime can give you the kind of focus and big-picture orientation that will actually free up your time and help you to more efficiently work toward and meet your more »

How to manage millennials in the work place | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on June 29, 2017

Whether you employ one, many, or no Millennials at all yet, there’s a couple of undeniable truths that need to be reckoned with. One, Millennials are a different generation in many ways — from the way they communicate to the way they operate in a workplace. Two, the reality is that many company owners and managers see and understand that Millennials more »

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