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Swimming Pool Contractors & Companies Experience Growth, Need Insurance | Commercial Insurance Product Highlight

Published on April 23, 2018

Submit Swimming Pool Companies Insurance Risks Now! Submission Requirements: Submit your completed forms to apps@abraminterstate.com ACORD 125 – Commercial Insurance Application ACORD 126 – General Liability ACORD 140 – Property Swimming Pool Supplemental Pool season has officially begun! In California we’re at the season when people more »

CA Hotel/Motel Industry Experiencing Steady Increase | Commercial Insurance Product Highlight

Published on April 2, 2018

It’s no secret that California is a vacation destination for millions, even for us who live here! Of the 268 million tourists that vacationed in California in 2017, about 75% of those were Californians (18% were Americans from other states, and 7% were international travelers). But even with that being the case, revenue is revenue, and so many more »

Lawn Care & Tree Trimmers for Spring | Commercial Insurance Product Highlight

Published on March 21, 2018

As of Tuesday, it is now officially Spring! That means Easter is around the corner, things are starting to turn green, and yard work/landscaping is getting put on many people’s to-do lists. And many of those people hire someone to come and do their lawn care, tree trimming, and other landscaping and yard maintenance for them. In fact, California more »

The One Dayer: For a mountain of productivity | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on July 20, 2017

Back in college my friends and I would occasionally decide to pull an all-afternoon-N-nighter (because all morning was just too much to ask of college kids). The purpose wasn’t because we necessarily all had a huge project due the next day. The point was that we got a lot more done in those few hours of extreme focus together than we regularly did more »

5 Steps to More Sales | Business Tips for insurance Agents

Published on January 12, 2017

If you are an independent Insurance Agent, no matter whether you sell Personal Lines Insurance or Commercial Lines Insurance the goal is the same: grow leads and increase sales. Here are 5 tips to closing more insurance sales: 1. Listen More As much as you may want to dive in, talking about the differences and benefits of the insurance coverage you more »

Is Resistance Strangling Your Business? | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on September 29, 2016

Can you adapt easily? Let’s look at our phones as examples: I have many friends who are always marking their calendars for the next iPhone release date or operating system update. But I have a handful of others, of varying ages, who cling their flip phones and lament when they finally die because they are then forced to upgrade to something that more »

1 Tip to Finding Talent for Your Business | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on September 22, 2016

Today, many of our insurance agents are faced with thinking about the next generation of their business. For a business to grow and flourish, it’s necessary to bring in new talent to sustain and expand. However, in the case of many of you, a rural factor makes it hard to draw fresh new talent to your doors without a big driving city to supply more »

California has the biggest need for Lawn Care Insurance in Country

Published on June 21, 2016

photo credit: a trim off the top via photopin (license) As the most populated state, it’s no surprise that California is home to many people, parks, and businesses that care to keep the greenery in shape in their yards and land. And many of those people hire someone to come and do their lawn care, tree trimming, and other mow-and-blow type maintenance 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 »

Homeowners replacement cost estimates: Learn from an expert

Published on May 5, 2015

Nearly five years on from the passage of state regulations that tightened underwriting guidelines for replacement cost estimates on homes, the new standards are still giving the industry cause for pause. The text added to the California Code of Regulations created standards for real estate appraisers who estimate replacement costs for insurance purposes more »

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