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Growth Agent Insight

July 02, 2013

More Autopilot Marketing

Last time I talked about putting your marketing on autopilot.   I’d like to visit with you about a couple of techniques for doing that. 

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June 27, 2013

Autopilot Marketing

One of the problems in growing an insurance agency is once we run out of friends, family and our Christmas card list, where do we find new customers? 

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June 25, 2013

Are You A Real Business?

I was visiting with one of our members recently about the progress they were making in building their agency.  They were doing something interesting with their office space I thought I’d share with …

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June 20, 2013

Gratitude for Your Attitude!

Have you ever been sitting in your office, the phone isn’t ringing, sales aren’t happening and you’re feeling a little – low?  Well, if you haven’t found yourself in that situation you are an unusual …

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June 18, 2013

The Case for Service Centers

During a recent blog series I took a look at the true cost of hiring a producer.  I’d like to take a similar swing at the cost of customer service representatives.  Not to criticize anyone but more …

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June 13, 2013

Have You Taken a Look at Your Office Lately?

I have been out visiting agencies lately.  And I have been very impressed by some of the insurance agency offices I have been in!  I’ve been to quite a few that made me just a bit jealous.  I’d like …

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June 11, 2013

You've Got to Spend Money to Make Money

Any businessperson will tell you that the title of this post is a lot of crap!

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June 06, 2013

Cash Isn't King, It's Everything!

As a new business owner back in the day I wanted to be sure we ran our business professionally from the beginning.  So, we started our agency from day one with an agency automation system so we could …

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June 04, 2013

Really Good Customer Service

If you’ve been reading this blog a while you may know that I’m a pilot and I own a couple of airplanes.  But I don’t insure them.  Someone in my office argued that I should but I think aviation …

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May 28, 2013

Turning Disaster Into Dollars

A lot of the conversations I have in this business revolve around claims.  Discussions of loss ratios, catastrophic claims and simple fires always seem to revolve around what it’s doing to our …

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