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Insurance professionals
How to build an insurance agency business plan

A thoughtful business plan provides a roadmap for building a successful insurance agency. Here’s what to include in yours, from objectives and product offerings to your target market and financial...

Construction & contracting
How a builder’s risk insurance policy can protect your business

Builder’s risk insurance protects construction companies, contractors, and subcontractors from losses caused by damages to buildings in progress. See if this short-term property insurance policy can...

Insurance professionals
How to market an independent insurance agency
Marketing for insurance agents can include everything from polishing your website to sponsoring a community event. Find the methods that work best for your agency and your clients.
Insurance professionals
5 rock-solid reasons to choose a career in insurance

Even if you don’t find insurance the most fascinating topic, choosing a career as an insurance agent pays off in abundant job opportunities, the chance to use a wide variety of skills, and other...

Insurance professionals
4 surefire ways to boost insurance cold calling results
Cold calling is a reliable way for independent insurance agents to get new clients – but the number of rejections can be daunting. Improve your odds with these insurance cold calling tips
Insurance professionals
How to start an insurance agency
Building an insurance agency is no small task, but with some sweat equity and the right focus you can turn your dream into a reality. Here are the basic steps to get started.
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