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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 »

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 »

How to Approach Small Business Owners | Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on June 1, 2017

Small businesses are the bread and butter of our commercial lines products we have available for Insurance Agents like yourself. Many of you are also small business owners, so you understand a lot of what it is your prospective clients face. You’ll also know that small businesses can be hard to sell to. They’re always busy,  the owners more »

Don’t follow your passion | Business tips for insurance agents

Published on May 18, 2017

How did you end up in the Insurance career you have today? Had you always dreamed of it? Did you walk around your house as a toddler asking people to sign up with you for their Homeowners Insurance policies? When you wrote the “where do I want to be in 10 years” essay assignment in your freshman year of high school, did you have a passion more »

How To Boost your Team’s Performance | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on March 30, 2017

Several years ago, Google set out to find the secret to building more productive teams. As an Insurance Agent, whether you have a team you work with in your agency, or whether your only “team” aspect is the work you do through your relationships with carriers and MGA’s like us, we can all gain something by learning how to be a better more »

Avoid Fake Breaks – Increase Productivity Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on February 2, 2017

As an Independent Insurance Agent, like any small business owner or entrepreneur, one of the perks and downfalls of your situation is that work only gets done if you or your staff do it. But, do you ever get to 5pm and feel like you haven’t done as much as you wanted? Or perhaps you feel like you didn’t do much at all, even though you just spent more »

How to Keep it Short and Simple | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on October 20, 2016

We’re all guilty of it sometimes — holding meetings that should have been emails. Having long conversations that should’ve been brief mentions. Using three examples when one would do. But in business, research  shows regular communication inside and outside of your work group could significantly improve your success as a team, but more »

Up Your SEO Step 2: Bing | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on March 31, 2016

As an Independent Insurance agent, we understand that your job involves lots of different areas of expertise. One of the main ways to grow your insurance agency, as with any small business, is to focus some efforts on marketing. Last week we started to share with you how to increase your Search Engine Optimization and to become more easily found in more »

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