10 Ways to Use Social Media to Grow Your Business

Social Media Grows your Business

These days, everyone has at least one social media account. Whether it’s Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, or Facebook, tech-savvy businesses know that a social media presence is key to connecting with customers. Small insurance agencies and independent insurance agents also need to meet their existing and potential customers where they are. Today, they’re on social media. … Read more

Understanding Facebook Ads for Insurance Agents

Facebook Ads for Agents

If there is one thing that every insurance agent worries about, it’s getting quality leads to patronizing their products and services. Nowadays, insurance agents are always on the move to find better marketing strategies and platforms to reach potential insurance leads. Thankfully, digital marketing platforms like Facebook have created a way for small to medium-sized insurance … Read more

Community Marketing Tips for Independent Insurance Agencies

Community Marketing

Independent agencies and brokers rely on sales to survive. Without sales, an agency will lack customers, lose revenue, and have no future. If sales represent the vehicle driving the success of your independent agency, then marketing, specifically community marketing, is that vehicle’s fuel. Community marketing is essential to any independent insurance agency or insurance broker’s … Read more

Save Time & Money as a Small Business Owner

Ways to save money small business owner

Whether you are running an agency or pursuing another business venture, running a small business can be time consuming and, if not done properly, expensive! Especially during the start-up phase, spending your time and money efficiently is key to longevity in the insurance industry. Here are some tips and tricks to help save you big … Read more

IA Moving Checklist

Moving independent agency new location

So you’ve decided to relocate your agency which means you are primed for big revamp, and I’m not just talking about redecorating your office. Whatever the reason may be, moving presents a great marketing opportunity to expand your prospecting and connect with current and past clients. Moving is stressful, but your marketing shouldn’t be which … Read more

Tips for Your Business Plan

Making a business plan

Putting together a business plan when starting your own independent insurance agency helps you to: Think through the key planning elements as you develop your new agency Create a roadmap for how to structure, launch, run, and grow your business Get carrier appointments and set strategic goals for sustainable and successful carrier relations Communicate your … Read more

Bootstrap Marketing for IAs

Bootstrap marketing techniques

You’ve heard by now the importance of investing in marketing for your agency, but 1) who has the time to launch several successful marketing campaigns and 2) where would you find the money to pay for them? The good news is that it doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg to build … Read more

Streamline Commercial Lines Remarketing

Remarketing to Commercial Lines clients

Remarketing commercial lines is a big task and shouldn’t be taken lightly. In fact, many agents shy away from the it because they either don’t feel comfortable enough dealing with commercial lines or they think remarketing is too much of a hassle. Let me tell you something: it’s not as difficult as you think! There … Read more

Ways to put more cash in your pocket as an insurance agent: Limiting MVR chargebacks 

How to limit MVR chargebacks as an insurance agent

Ways to put more cash in your pocket as an insurance agent: Limiting MVR Chargebacks One quick and easy way to put more cash in your pocket as an agency owner is to look at your MVR chargeback conversion percentages. These seem like small one-off charges, but they add up rather quickly, especially as you … Read more