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That thing you dont want to do? Do it this way.| Business tips

Published on February 23, 2017

Many independent insurance agents like yourself are doing what they do because they love the freedom of being their own boss, they have that entrepreneurial spirit, and it’s led them here: to running a viable insurance business. Sound familiar? But if you’ve got that entrepreneurial streak, you are probably also familiar with a problem that more »

Let Your Imagination Run (With The Dinosaurs) – Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on January 19, 2017

How would you run your insurance business if your funds, connections, resources and time were unlimited? How would you market yourself as an insurance agent? How would you network? How would you conduct business? How would you develop relationships with insurance wholesalers and carriers? These may seem like pointless questions because you might be 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 »

Meet Your Abram Team Members: Chris

Published on March 17, 2016

Chris Perry, Director of Communications Chris joined the Abram Team last year to further our efforts to keep our business flow as fluid as possible. She is one of the lovely voices you’ll hear when you call our office, because it’s a priority to us that you don’t have to go through an automated system to get help. In addition to fielding more »

Product Highlight: Wholesale HOA Insurance

Published on September 22, 2015

We have an INCENTIVE PROGRAM going on right now where you get paid more! From Sep. 1 through Oct. 31, you can receive 15% commission on new commercial policies from select carriers. See more details HERE. One of the products that can earn you more cash during this incentive period is our Homeowner’s Association Insurance. photo credit: Vancouver’s more »

Ditch That Vacation Guilt | Business Tips

Published on July 2, 2015

Are you hesitant to take a vacation? Too much work to do? The insurance agency won’t run itself? You’ll be buried in work when you get back? If you suffer from guilt over the thought of taking a vacation, you’re definitely not alone. Did you know that 40% of Americans had unused paid vacation time left at the end of every year. While more »

Ron Abram – A timeline of determination

Published on May 7, 2015

Abram Interstate CEO and President, Ron Abram, was recently featured in Insurance Business America Magazine. As many of you, our agents know, Ron has a long-standing rapport in the industry, but many of you many not know the journey or the timeline of his experience in the insurance industry and developing Abram Interstate, which is now a long-standing more »

California, Horses, and the insurance to cover them | Wholesale Equine Insurance

Published on February 24, 2015

Did you know that California has the third highest number of horses out of all of the states? Think about it, if you grew up in California or if you have lived here long, chances are you have either owned or ridden a horse yourself, or you have known someone who has. It’s one of those California perks of life is our casual access to such large, more »

Business Tips for New Insurance Agents – Part 1

Published on January 29, 2015

Do you still feel like a newbie in the Insurance Agent game? Or do you know someone that does? Here’s some comforting insight to help you break into this industry. When we look at the lives of successful retail insurance agents, we can glean some helpful information that can get you off on the right foot as well. photo credit: The Art of New Business more »

The World Fair, Food Trucks, and You – Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on December 2, 2014

Food trucks are a craze right now, there’s no denying it. It only takes going to L.A., Portland, Denver, Austin, San Francisco, or any major, growing city to hear food trucks in the list of places you “MUST eat.” And wherever the trends the larger cities take us, the rest of us tend to follow. California, of course has been on the more »

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