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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 »

Because I said I would | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on June 23, 2016

photo credit: Handshake via photopin (license) Alex Sheen is a young man with a vision. The vision is a movement which encourages people to keep their word, for no other reason than because they said they would. He started the organization called “Because I said I would” in 2012 after his father passed away.  As he was thinking over his more »

5 Ways to Develop Successful Sales People | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on June 16, 2016

photo credit: Final stretching via photopin (license) At the core of the insurance industry is the question: How good are you at selling what you have? It always comes back to sales because even if you have the best product on earth, and no one who wants to buy it, you’ll be left high and dry.  But how do you recruit the kind of people who are more »

5 Tips to thrive in Insurance |Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on May 26, 2016

photo credit: Scott Belsky It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen via photopin (license) As an Independent Insurance Agent at your own agency, you’re a business owner. Whether you have only yourself, yourself plus someone to help you with clerical tasks, or a team of people working with and for you, you most likely are 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 »

Up Your SEO Step 4: Google Reviews | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on April 21, 2016

photo credit: Fringe Reviews via photopin (license) Welcome back to our business tip series for how you (independent Insurance Agents) and your insurance agency can become more “find-able” on the internet. If you go to a search engine like google and type in the name of your agency, don’t be too proud if your company shows up as the more »

Meet your Abram Team Member: Jeff

Published on April 14, 2016

Meet Jeff Melville, Field Sales Representative Jeff Melville has recently joined the Abram Interstate team as a new sales representative — so you may see his smiling face showing up in your office in the future! He’s been working in the Insurance Industry for a couple a years, and before that he worked in his family’s real estate more »

Up Your SEO Step 3: Yahoo | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on April 7, 2016

Independent Insurance agents like you have a lot on their plate. We get that. And we want to help make your job a little easier and a little better by helping you bring in more (and better) business to your agency with only a few simple (and free) steps. It’s easy and normal to assume that marketing, and especially Search Engine Optimization is 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 »

Up Your SEO and Increase business | Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on March 24, 2016

If you’re an independent insurance agent, chances are you’re that, plus an accountant, plus an office administrator, plus a marketer, plus “whatever-the-heck-else-needs-to-be-done-around-here” expert. Owning your own independent insurance agency, or working on a small team at one carries a lot of weight and requires that you more »

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