Growth Agent Insight

March 31, 2020

Building Social Media for Your Insurance Agency

I’ve been writing a lot about online marketing, networking, social media and related subjects. Why?  

| By Tony Caldwell
March 31, 2020

Profit Sharing Season

It's April, it's springtime, and it's the time when young men's thoughts turn to...wait, this is a business blog. This is the time when agency owners’ thoughts turn to money and to profit-sharing.  

| By Tony Caldwell
March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Edition: COVID-19 Preparation

As you react to the coronavirus spread in your business, think about how you're going to not only survive, but thrive, in the coming weeks and months, as a time of great uncertainty plays out. I'd …

| By Tony Caldwell
March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Edition: 3 Tips on Working from Home During COVID-19

As you think about how you're going to spend the time at home in isolation, or perhaps isolated in your office during the corona outbreak, I'd like to give you three things to think about working on. 

| By Tony Caldwell
March 24, 2020

Producers and Service Centers

  “Never hire a producer until you have no other choice”. What does that mean? Most successful insurance agency owners are producers. It's possible to be a service person and then hire producers and …

| By Tony Caldwell
March 19, 2020

What Our Members Say

What do our members say about working with OAA? Take a few moments and read or watch what they have to say.

| By OAA Admin
March 17, 2020


To make a profit in the insurance agency business there are many things to work on. They include commission rates received from insurance companies, overhead expenses, and most of all - payroll. When …

| By OAA Admin
March 10, 2020


            I've talked before about the importance of knowing your numbers.  By this, I mean more than just your net profit percentage. Great agency owners are great business people and they spend …

| By OAA Admin
March 09, 2020

Improve Your Insurance Agency Website for Increased Revenue

In earlier posts, I’ve tried to make the point that if you don’t have a website for your agency you: 1) Aren’t really in business 2) Won’t survive So, you’ve got one right?

| By Tony Caldwell
March 03, 2020

Data Security

I remember a few years ago when Target got hacked and tens of millions of people's personal information was stolen. A data breach came to the attention of America. I don't know about you, but my …

| By Tony Caldwell