Applied Epic 2020 Review

Epic 2020 is here!

Finally, some exciting news for a change: Applied Epic 2020 arrived on June 7, 2020! This article will cover: Some of the new features The new available integrations What do I need to do to get the 2020 version? Wait, what is Applied Epic? Highlights of the New Features Home Screen Several enhancements to the … Read more

Phishing Email First Response

Enhance your cybersecurity

With many companies working from home, security is top-of-mind for owners and managers. Without domain securities in place and employees using home networks and computers, more vulnerabilities may be present and exploited by hackers and phishers. If a user at your company is compromised, and a spam email is sent from their account, here are … 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

VP of Education Reviews NBS iQuote

Is the NBS iQuote comparative rater worth it?

I’ve been quoting small commercial my entire career and have searched tirelessly for a quality BOP comparative rater. After so many fell flat, I started to have my doubts about finding something easy to use with useful capabilities. When NBS released iQuote, I was skeptical; would it disappoint me like all the rest? After watching … 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

ASNOA EVP Speaks on 2020 Profitability

Profitability chart

With 2020 upon us, we have turned the calendar on another outstanding year for ASNOA and our Affiliate Agencies. In the coming weeks and months, carriers will begin to payout profit and growth bonuses for 2019 performance. Thanks to the hard work of our Affiliates, and The ASNOA Advantage®, we expect to have a very … 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

Applied Epic 2019 Latest Changes

Have You Tried Turning It Off and Back On Again? The latest update from Applied Epic 2019 If you haven’t already noticed, Applied Systems has updated to Epic 2019. While this is exciting news, many new features need to be set up on your end. Whenever a simple update comes through, we always say: “restart … Read more

ASNOA Announces Partnership with SocialSurvey 

handshake partnership socialsurvey

ASNOA is proud to announce a partnership with SocialSurvey, a leading review generation platform for insurance agencies. With this partnership, ASNOA affiliates will be able to take advantage of SocialSurvey’s excellent platform to boost their agency’s online presence and credibility.  “Local insurance agencies deserve the absolute best in customer experience technology and marketing automation,” said SocialSurvey CEO, Scott Harris. “Our … Read more