Gear Up!








How to Persevere in the Ever-Changing Insurance Industry

Being an insurance agent is a great gig. You sell products that allow people to manage risk and help them out when the unexpected strikes. Your job is people. But these days, being an insurance agent is more difficult than ever. Here are three challenges that are particularly vexing to insurance agents trying to make […]


Read More

How to Persevere in the Ever-Changing Insurance Industry

Being an insurance agent is a great gig. You sell products that allow people to manage risk and help them out when the unexpected strikes. Your job is people. But these days, being an insurance agent is more difficult than ever. Here are three challenges that are particularly vexing to insurance agents trying to make […]

How to Save Money on HR and Keep Employees Happy

Your employees are the most critical part of your company. Your bottom line depends on their performance. But managing human resources can be expensive. Searching for employees takes time and money. Dealing with turnover, especially if it is high, can be costly as well.  So how do you keep good employees on hand and not […]

Keep Your Insurance Customers Happy With These Tips

Customers matter more than ever. Sure, the insurance market is changing rapidly. And yes, new laws and regulations like the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are transforming the way people buy health insurance. And financial technology, or FINTECH, is driving innovation and change in the insurance industry as well. However, more than anything else, […]

How to Improve Your Social Selling Index

In 2014, the social media giant LinkedIn introduced the social selling index, or SSI. SSI is best defined as “a numerical score that measures how well each user fulfills proper social selling practices. It’s a simple way for sales reps to measure their progress at a glance.” More and more employers and business professionals use […]

Benefits That Will Set Your Company Apart

Running a business can be challenging. Competition is often fierce, and building a loyal customer base is difficult. One way to set your company apart from rivals is to offer value-added services. Value-added services are best defined as “additional benefits consumers can receive when they purchase a product or service. They are non-core services that […]

How Small Businesses Can Save Money on Health Insurance

Whether you’re an individual or running a business, paying for health insurance can be challenging. It is often one of the top, most critical expenses that small businesses must contend with. However, there are ways to keep your costs under control. Here are three really good ways to lower your health insurance costs today. Get […]

How to Find the Best Health Insurance for Your Small Business

If you are a small business, navigating health insurance options can be challenging. However, understanding the options available to your company is extremely important. It allows you to protect your most critical asset – your employees. Navigating health insurance markets may also give you a leg up on your competitors, too. Here are three things […]

Financial Management Tricks for Small Businesses

No matter how successful your business is, there’s always room for improvement. One of the best areas to focus on as a business owner is financial management. If you can improve your company’s financial health, you’ll be in a better position to take advantage of fleeting opportunities. Here are three hacks you can use to […]

Year-End Money Saving Tips for Every Business

The end of the year will be upon us before you know it. And while most people may be focusing on the holidays, your company should be thinking about money. Taxes will come due shortly after the New Year, and you’ll likely have other expenses to deal with in 2018. But if you play your […]

Marketing Tips Every Independent Insurance Agent Should Live By

Being an independent insurance agent can be challenging. Sure, you are your own boss and don’t answer to anyone except yourself. However, you’re competing against agents from hundreds of well-established, deep-pocketed insurance companies. Every single client counts. Here are some marketing tips for independent agents that can help you land more clients and gain a […]