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Nurture the entrepreneurs around you | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on September 8, 2016

Have you ever thought about how you got in the insurance industry?  Have you started your own business venture in the process?  If you have the entrepreneurial spirit pulsing through your veins, it’s probably been there since you were young. One of the advantages and disadvantages to the Insurance Industry is that it is full of entrepreneurs. more »

Why Your Vacation Matters | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on September 1, 2016

When’s the last time you actually took time off? Time to go away and detox, unplug, sit in the sun or in the shade and just be. For most of us it’s been far too long. As a society we’re bad about taking the time to truly do this. Even time off is used to get things done. We describe weekends like this more often than not: “How more »

Business Tips from late Insurance Legend, Jay Fishman

Published on August 25, 2016

Jay Fishman, Chairman and former CEO of Travelers Insurance Company, died last Friday in his home at the age of 63. He was on a golf course in spring of 2013 when he first felt that something was wrong. What he originally thought was just a back injury flaring up soon led to months of medical testing, only to finally be diagnosed with ALS, commonly more »

4 Customer Service Tips for Independent Insurance Agents

Published on August 18, 2016

Many of us have paid our dues working in various service industry jobs. Whether that’s waiting tables, working retail, or something else of the source, those lessons learned are still valuable for you as an Independent Insurance Agent. QQ Solutions has some tips to help you improve your customer service skills and win new insurance customers. 4 more »

Drink Up | Product highlight Bar and Nightclub Insurance

Published on August 16, 2016

Did you know…? The U.S. spends $420 Billion on food and alcohol sales at bars and nightclubs each year (source). The bar and nightclub industry is one that we can’t afford to ignore. AND, they can’t afford to go without the proper Bar and Nightclub Insurance coverage. Many small businesses have holes in their insurance coverage more »

The Ultimate Guide to Homeowners Insurance For Your Customers

Published on August 9, 2016

For most people, their home is the biggest purchase they’re ever going to make. That’s why insuring it with the proper coverage is essential. Some insurance customers understand this, and are overwhelmed by the pressure and all of the information they don’t understand. And some don’t get how big of a deal Homeowners Insurance more »

Did you Know? | Incentive Product Highlight: Apartments

Published on August 2, 2016

Did you know? The last U.S. Census (2010) showed that there were almost 27 million rental housing structures with 2-50+ units in the country. UNITS IN STRUCTURE 2 to 4 units 8,347,000 5 to 9 units 5,515,000 10 to 19 units 5,240,000 20 to 49 units 3,707,000 50 or more units 3,905,000 16.8% of California’s population more »

Equine Risk Webinar July 2016

Published on July 28, 2016

View the Slides from the Equine Presentation HERE    more »

2 Steps to Use the Internet to Grow Business | Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on July 28, 2016

Many children could tell you about the latest funny insurance commercial they saw. Maybe it was “havoc” pretending to be a teenage girl not paying attention while he drove, or maybe it was one of those notorious cavemen or gecko ads. But in these days of big name Insurance, there are still many people who would choose a local, independent insurance more »

Master Your Emails | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on July 21, 2016

Do you feel like reading and answering emails is all you do some days? Does it ever get overwhelming and you can’t seem to get to them all? I used to work with a man who scoffed at my (thousands) of unopened emails on my personal email account. It’s a gmail account that I had my work email connected to at the time. I always opened the emails more »

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