Topic: productivity

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Digital Agency Series: Build a Better Foundation With Your Agency Management System

by Michael Howe

Every day we hear from our customers that their business is becoming more complex, with nearly every agency diversifying into a range of new lines of business. […]

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Jack of All Trades: How Growing Insurance Agencies CAN Juggle It All

by Bruce Cox

At a growing independent insurance agency, agency owners wear many hats. In addition to being the person in charge, oftentimes you’re the CSR, producer and operations manager. […]

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The Game Plan: 6 Tips for Navigating the Applied Net Exchange

by Applied Communications

This year, the Applied Net Exchange will be the biggest ever, with more than 70 exhibitors  and our largest exhibit floor yet. Open throughout the conference, the […]

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9 Essential Apps for Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers

by Applied Communications

Apps for smartphones and tablets have forever changed the way we work and do business. No longer just games and photo editors for personal use, mobile apps […]

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8 Reasons Why You Can’t Afford to Miss Applied Net 2015

by Applied Communications

Applied Net is right around the corner, in fact, it’s less than 10 weeks away! If you are still on the fence about attending, here are the […]

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The Insurance Producer's Secret to Managing Risk

by Sarah Ratcliffe

Producers today need to be well-versed in a variety of risk to provide customers the service and products they need and expect. A key factor in meeting […]

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3 Ways Technology Can Boost Agency Productivity

by Michael Howe

In the not too distant past, consumers went to independent agents for all of their insurance needs – whether simple or complex – because insurance was often […]

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[Video Blog] Productivity Insights from a Best Practices Agency

by Applied Communications

Guest: Frank Swingle, CEO, Swingle Collins & Associates, IIABA Best Practices Agency Swingle Collins & Associates CEO Frank Swingle has worked in the insurance industry for more than […]

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Breaking Down Business Intelligence

by Michael Howe

In an industry that generates an immense volume of data every day, insurance agency and brokerage executives are increasingly turning to new business intelligence (BI) strategies and […]