How to Virtually Engage Clients

Independent agencies should online stream

Now that we are all sequestered at home, it’s time to upgrade how you engage with your clients. Many independent agents have already utilized video conferencing platforms like  Zoom to mimic in-person meetings, but there are more fun ways you can strengthen your relationships with your customers. Here are some easy-to-learn ways to reach out … Read more

COVID-19 Federal Relief Resources

Federal relief funds

To say business has been tough lately is an understatement. The financial pressure is getting heavier for more and more small businesses as their revenue stream slows to a trickle. Congress passed the CARES act to give relief to these financial burdens, but not everyone has received or qualifies for the CARES Act loans. If … Read more

Video Conferencing Best Practices

Video conferencing with teammates.

You’ve started to work remotely, and to keep business running as usual your agency has incorporated video conferencing into the daily routine. This is an excellent way to stay in communication with your team as well as keep everyone up to date on current projects.   Some people find it difficult to video conference due … Read more

COVID-19 Small Business Loans

Filling out a small business loan.

Unfortunately, the impacts of the Coronavirus are being felt on all levels of our society, including small businesses. To provide relief of these temporary losses, Congress passed the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act on March 27. How can the CARES Act help your agency? Here is a list of eight most commonly … Read more

How to Meet Clients during COVID-19

video chatting during COVID-19

I’m sure at this point we are all sick of reading the words ‘Coronavirus’ and ‘COVID-19’, but this pandemic is not something we can simply ignore or pause. It affects everything, including your ability to conduct business.   You are still able to meet with clients face-to-face while practicing social distancing! There is a multitude … Read more

Symbiosis & Your Agency

an agency building symbiotic business strategies

To anyone who hears the word ‘symbiosis’ and is immediate transported back to high school biology, I apologize. It’s important to understanding that symbiosis doesn’t just refer to biological relationships, but also inorganic entities like your agency. Adopting a symbiotic relationship business strategy can boost your agency’s visibility and prominence in the local community, as … Read more

Self-driving Cars: Where will they steer the insurance world?

Picture to accompany self-driving cars blog.

Autonomous vehicles, a concept we’ve always associated with sci-fi movies is now integrating into our reality. This new decade will bring a rise in the popularity and availability of ‘self-driving’ vehicles, but what does that mean for the insurance industry? Based on research conducted by Tesla, Thesimpledollar.com stated that the safety features of self-driving cars … Read more

Webinars: Worthless or Worth it?

Insurance Agent Training: Are Webinars Worth It

Five Questions to Ask Before You Register for a Webinar to Know If It’s Worth Your Time We know there have been a lot of emails going out about upcoming webinars. They are great, inexpensive alternatives to classes and conferences that you can attend right from your home or office. But how do you know … Read more