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August 11, 2020

Re-Engineering

As we enter the sixth month of the global COVID pandemic, some businesses have already failed and others are weakened and will fail in the next few months. In the insurance industry we've been lucky, …

| By Tony Caldwell
August 04, 2020

Tech Companies Now Selling Insurance Overseas?

I just read an alarming article on PC360, one of the online insurance industry trade publications. The article said that ‘effective immediately Amazon will be selling automobile insurance in India’. …

| By Tony Caldwell
April 25, 2019

Old School Marketing that Still Works for Insurance Agencies Today

This quarter's Circle of Excellence round table discussion featured a presentation from Russ Lowry of Oklahoma Insurance Group on the topic of how to maximize marketing. Over a simple spread of …

| By OAA Admin
November 28, 2011

More claims send home insurance costs up

It seems Mother Nature has unleashed her ire on Oklahoma over the past few years, pummeling the state with tornados, hailstorms, wildfires, blizzards and now earthquakes, of all things.

| By OAA Admin
November 14, 2011

Small Business Owners Trust Independent Insurance Agents

SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS TRUST INDEPENDENT INSURANCE AGENTS AND COMMERCIAL INSURANCE CARRIERS SIGNIFICANTLY MORE THAN OTHER FINANCIAL SERVICES BUSINESSES

| By OAA Admin
October 13, 2011

Big “I” Study Suggests Industry May be on Road to Recovery

Best Practices Study shows profits held constant and minor organic growth improved.

| By OAA Admin
September 22, 2011

Big Is Relative – Or Is It?

Two seemingly unrelated stories regarding size and growth in the independent agency industry came to my desk this week. I found them very interesting. The first was the cover story in The Insurance …

| By OAA Admin
September 01, 2011

Customer Satisfaction with Home Insurers Improves, Says J.D. Powers

Customer satisfaction with homeowners insurance companies this year is up from 2010, but still remains below levels achieved in 2009.

| By OAA Admin