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PolicyWire offers agents the latest industry news, best practices and tools they need to remain informed, serve their clients and stay ahead of the competition. If you are interested in receiving the latest news from PolicyWire, subscribe to our blog by completing the form on the right. 

April 17, 2018

What to Do After a Data Breach or Cyber Attack

Unfortunately, any small business could face the risk of a data breach or cyber attack. Regardless of how big or small your business is, if your data, important documents or customer information is exposed, recovering from the aftermath could be difficult.

If your business is the victim of a cyber attack and you're wondering what to do after a data breach, consider the following steps to help minimize the damage.

Categories: Agent Resources , Cyber Liability , AmTrust News , Agent

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February 27, 2018

Insurance Audit Process 101

Simplifying the Audit Process Discussion with Insureds

Picture this scenario – you just received a call from your client stating that a premium auditor contacted them looking to schedule a visit to perform a premium audit on their recently expired workers’ compensation policy

Categories: Agent Resources

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February 20, 2018

Types of Business Insurance Coverage at AmTrust

AmTrust is the third largest writer of workers’ compensation coverage for small businesses in the United States, according to SNL Financial’s 2016 Workers’ Comp market share report. While workers’ comp is largely what we are known for, our product portfolio contains a wide array of different coverages to suit the needs of our agents’ small business clients.

Categories: Agent Resources

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August 29, 2017

How to Set Up a LinkedIn Account for an Independent Agent

LinkedIn* is an online professional hub, virtual calling card, and branding tool for professionals. It presents a huge opportunity for independent insurance agents to connect with clients, prospects, and industry professionals. But before you can start using LinkedIn to grow your independent agency, you first need to make sure your account says all that it should about you and your business.

Categories: Agent Resources

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August 22, 2017

Tips for Connecting Online With Your Small Business Prospects

Earlier this week we talked about 5 ways to win over a small business prospect, which includes bonding personally with your prospects and adding value to their business. While many of the methods of which we suggest our independent agents and agent partners use are new, the purpose behind all of them is the same: to help you write more business.

Categories: Agent Resources

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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.

Categories: Agent Resources

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