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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 »

5 Steps to More Sales | Business Tips for insurance Agents

Published on January 12, 2017

If you are an independent Insurance Agent, no matter whether you sell Personal Lines Insurance or Commercial Lines Insurance the goal is the same: grow leads and increase sales. Here are 5 tips to closing more insurance sales: 1. Listen More As much as you may want to dive in, talking about the differences and benefits of the insurance coverage you more »

Is Resistance Strangling Your Business? | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on September 29, 2016

Can you adapt easily? Let’s look at our phones as examples: I have many friends who are always marking their calendars for the next iPhone release date or operating system update. But I have a handful of others, of varying ages, who cling their flip phones and lament when they finally die because they are then forced to upgrade to something that more »

1 Tip to Finding Talent for Your Business | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on September 22, 2016

Today, many of our insurance agents are faced with thinking about the next generation of their business. For a business to grow and flourish, it’s necessary to bring in new talent to sustain and expand. However, in the case of many of you, a rural factor makes it hard to draw fresh new talent to your doors without a big driving city to supply more »

California has the biggest need for Lawn Care Insurance in Country

Published on June 21, 2016

photo credit: a trim off the top via photopin (license) As the most populated state, it’s no surprise that California is home to many people, parks, and businesses that care to keep the greenery in shape in their yards and land. And many of those people hire someone to come and do their lawn care, tree trimming, and other mow-and-blow type maintenance more »

4 Tips for Training Young Agents | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on May 19, 2016

photo credit: [Social Media Week] E se fossero i Social Media ad usare Voi? via photopin (license)Many of you leaders of the insurance work force are of an age that’s hitting its sweet spot. You’ve been at it long enough to have expertise and experience, and you’re still young enough that you have energy and drive. And the younger more »

Homeowners replacement cost estimates: Learn from an expert

Published on May 5, 2015

Nearly five years on from the passage of state regulations that tightened underwriting guidelines for replacement cost estimates on homes, the new standards are still giving the industry cause for pause. The text added to the California Code of Regulations created standards for real estate appraisers who estimate replacement costs for insurance purposes more »

Do You Know Your Small Business’ Reputation? | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on April 9, 2015

Whether you do business online or not, your reputation could be out there on the world wide web. Many small businesses assume that if they don’t create an online presence, then they don’t have one. That’s just not the case anymore. Before the Internet became an integral part of our daily lives, your business’ reputation was something that you more »

Grocery Store Loyalty – Commercial Insurance Highlight

Published on March 17, 2015

When I was young, there was a small grocery store up on the corner near our house called Lester’s. Being the youngest, I was always jealous of my older siblings when my mom would ask them to walk up to the corner and get a loaf of bread or a carton of milk for her. I was a toddler at the time, and it seemed like an adventure to get to walk all the more »

The beginning of Insurance – Video Post

Published on February 19, 2015

How did you get into the insurance industry? Perhaps you’re like me and you stumbled into it because you had some of the qualifying skills. Or perhaps you were the little kid lining up your toys, asking them if they wanted to also purchase an umbrella policy because it would be so sad if the unmentionable happened and Polly Pocket ended up on more »

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