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Tips for the New Insurance Agency Owner |Business tips for Insurance Agents

Published on February 25, 2016

photo credit: via photopin (license) Did you know that California has more people employed as Insurance Agents than any other state? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we do. And there are more people joining the ranks and trying their hand at running their own Insurance Agency each year. While having to be an expert in the industry, and in more »

Best Small Business Advice | Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on January 28, 2016

In 2013, Business Insider did a special thing — finding and honoring the top small business owners from around the country during the national small business week. Each state voted for one top small business owner, and from those, one top personal was chosen for the nation. In the midst of this process, they interviewed these small business owners. Here more »

4 Tips for Achieving Goals This Year | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on January 14, 2016

photo credit: Lomax Dashboard via photopin (license) “I have a grand plan for life,” a date told me once. “Oh?” I said. “And what is this grand plan?” “To make millions and have a lake house,” he said simply. “And…?” I asked, confused. “And what?” he asked. “And what is your plan to achieve that?” I asked. “That’s the more »

Meet Your Abram Team Members: Nicole

Published on January 7, 2016

Nicole Miller, Executive Administrator. From Hollywood to Abram Interstate, Nicole has been an asset in her place of work all through her journey. She started in casting in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles and then went on to work for a producer in film for nearly a decade. After that, she worked in management for a large restaurant corporation more »

4 Tips to Creating Good Goals | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on December 31, 2015

photo credit: Knox Goals Notebook via photopin (license) As we finish up the 2015 year it’s time to start formulating your Insurance Agency’s business goals for the coming year. (Or maybe goals for you personally as an Insurance Agent for next year.) Here are four tips for creating goals that actually work: Make your goals Simple. Your more »

4 Ways Giving Back Will Help Your Business | Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on December 3, 2015

This is not a guilt trip, but a business tip: Give back. While you probably won’t ever be in the position of Mark Zuckerberg deciding to give away $45 BILLION to charity, many small businesses (and large ones too) benefit from giving back though monetary donations and volunteering. First, a tip: Do some research. In terms of donations, research more »

How To Take a Holiday Break from your work | Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on November 19, 2015

With Thanksgiving next week, the holiday season is about to be in full-swing. This can be a stressful time for anyone, but especially for small business owners like Insurance Agents. If you want to take some time off from your business during the holiday season, there’s good news — it can be done! But, the key is to planning ahead to do more »

9 Great Tips for a Better Company Culture

Published on October 22, 2015

Every company has a culture, a feeling, an identifying force in how you work and how you present yourself to the world. What’s yours? Is your company culture as good as it could be? A business’ culture is influenced by the employee personalities, of course, but it doesn’t have to be exclusively decided by that. As your insurance agency more »

How to Grow Your Business Part II| Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on October 8, 2015

If you missed Part I of How to Grow Your Independent Insurance Agency Business, read it HERE. Now that you’ve taken care of your online listings and asking for reviews (keep doing that one!), you can focus on other ways to foster business growth for your insurance agency. Firstly, never underestimate the power of word of mouth marketing for your agency. more »

3 Tips to Getting Past the Age Barrier | Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on July 23, 2015

photo credit: Long Khánh – Dancer Boy via photopin (license) Being an independent insurance agent definitely has it’s perks, a major one being that you are your own boss. That’s a double-edged sword, though, because at the end of the day the bottom line comes down on you and no one else. Being a young insurance agent in the industry (or just more »

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