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Are Your Competitors Using Net Promoter Score for Insurance?

I read an article recently in Carrier Management titled “Practical Tips for Disrupting Insurance Distribution.” Of course that caught my attention because I’m an insurance agency owner.  And it’s ME …

| By LeAnn Sanderson

Breach and Bankruptcy, or into the Breech

Virtually every single transaction we conduct in the insurance agency business is electronic.

| By OAA Admin

Give Yourself a Raise!

Every entrepreneur I have ever met started out as the chief cook and bottle washer.  When we begin our businesses, we owners have to do it all – don’t we?  After all, we’re the only employee, and we …

| By OAA Admin

Can You Feel the Earth Move?

”I feel the earth move under my feet,” sang Carole King in 1971.  She went on to say in her hit song “I feel the sky tumbling down…”

| By OAA Admin
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How to Find Insurance Agencies for Sale

Recently, one of my OAA members came to see me for advice on buying an insurance agency. His first question was, “Where can I find one for sale?”

| By Tony Caldwell

Want to Buy an Insurance Agency? Get Ready!

  As I wrote in my last blog, the next five years are going to be an excellent time for agents to grow their business through acquisition.  The pace of buying and selling is already feverish for …

| By OAA Admin

The Best Time for Buying an Insurance Agency

  There may never be a better time to buy an independent insurance agency than in the next five years. If you didn’t know anything else about the environment for agency acquisitions and I told you …

| By Tony Caldwell