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August 15, 2017

5 Ways to Win Over a Small Business Prospect

The process of transforming a high quality prospect into a client can depend drastically on the prospect’s industry, business size, and personality. As an independent insurance agent, it’s your job to navigate through all of these factors to find a winning selling strategy. So here are five ways you can win over a small business prospect for small business insurance agents.

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August 8, 2017

Why Successful Agents Don’t Sell to their Prospects

Growing your business as an independent insurance agent is challenging. It requires steadfast determination, creativity, and flexibility, especially in today’s changing industry. Successful agents in today’s evolving economy are changing the way they’ve done business before to move with the times.

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August 1, 2017

Adaptation & Innovation: Agency Keys to Surviving in a Tech-Filled World

Being a successful independent insurance agent is about a lot more than having a great product. While the conversation does eventually come back to what you have to offer, you’re not likely to get an audience with most small and mid-size business owners unless you already have a digital presence.

Categories: Technology , Agent Resources

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July 27, 2017

Branding Your Agency with AmTrust

AmTrust appointed TrueBlue agents are rewarded for meeting annual goals with a $5,000 annual co-op marketing credit. But choosing how to use those marketing funds can be challenging for even the most seasoned AmTrust appointed agent.

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July 25, 2017

Advanced Technology Drives Automation & Product Liability Claims

As of May 2017, self-driving and self-parking cars are allowed on public highways in New York. The new policy went into effect after Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo signed a budget bill allowing a one-year test of the new technology. According to a July 2017 article from Insurance Journal, this technology was previously prohibited because of a state law requiring that driver’s “keep at least one hand on the steering wheel.”

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July 20, 2017

5 Marketing Tools Every Agent Needs in their Toolkit

As an independent insurance agent, you’re a small business owner facing many of the same challenges that your small business clients are facing. You need to make sure that your potential clients know who you are, what your business is about, how to contact you, and what’s new with your business. Without solid marketing tools at your disposal, this could be a super tough job.

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