Category Archive for ‘Agent Resources’

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How to use LinkedIn to grow your business: Part One

LinkedIn is a powerful tool for businesses looking to make a splash in their industry. LinkedIn has over 500 million users. That’s a huge amount of potential customers, even if only 5 percent apply to your industry. With that much opportunity, LinkedIn can be a treasure trove of new business.

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What’s a SWOT Analysis and How Can It Benefit Your Business?

Done properly, a SWOT analysis can be one of the most effective strategic planning tools you have. For small businesses, SWOT analyses can be completed in just a short amount of time without the need for outsourcing. Performing a SWOT analysis can help you make important business and marketing decision

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6 Steps to Defining Your Marketing Strategy

Successful businesses all have one thing in common: defined marketing strategies. Growing your business without having a clear marketing strategy is almost impossible. It’s easy to get distracted by the day to day marketing tasks like building your website, writing a blog or creating the perfect magazine advertisement and forget

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How to Grow Your Insurance Business with Social Media

If you’re still relying on cold calls and knocking on doors to generate sales — you’re willingly letting money pass you by. If cold calls and office visits aren’t cutting it for you, where do you turn? Social media. Does that answer surprise you? It shouldn’t. Research by LeadSift showed

ASL Named Five-Star MGA for Excellence in Products and Service

Atlantic Specialty Lines is one of the nation’s top rated MGA, according to a recent report by Insurance Business America. The publication surveyed thousands of insurance agents across the nation to rate the performance of MGAs in seven categories. Of the hundreds of MGAs rated, 30 stood out from the

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Ready to disconnect? An out-of-office message can work for you

Thanks to modern technology, we can connect to clients and colleagues virtually anytime, anywhere. But what happens when we must disconnect? Setting up a professional automatic reply email message helps ensure others can keep working and your business keeps growing. Before running out the door for a well-deserved vacation or

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When “hunker down” isn’t enough: Hurricane prep for small businesses

Before the first reporter pleas for viewers to “hunker down,” businesses need to be ready to protect their property and personnel in the event of a hurricane. For businesses, storm prep is more involved than boarding up windows and buying flashlight batteries. A thorough review of insurance coverage is necessary