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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.

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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.

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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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