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How To Create A Business Plan for Your Insurance Agency

“What’s the plan?” That’s the question my wife and I ask each other every day about 3:00 in the afternoon. We have pretty busy lives with multiple businesses, children, hobbies, and activities to …

| By Tony Caldwell
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Automate Your Marketing Processes to Maximize Growth

Growing your insurance company means finding qualified leads and nurturing and servicing current ones, but running your agency means wearing a lot of hats, and your time is valuable. Once you’ve run …

| By Tony Caldwell
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COVID-19 Edition: People Still Need Insurance

I know right now, people are really worried about the future of their business and their financial future for their families. But if you're an insurance agency owner, your future is pretty secure. …

| By Tony Caldwell
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COVID 19 Edition: The Future pt. 1

I don't know what you're focused on but it's very easy today, in the time of tremendously bad news with the coronavirus, to get sucked into a vortex of bad news and worry. I think that's where many …

| By Tony Caldwell
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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What Our Members Say

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