An easy guide to understanding everything you need to know about starting an independent insurance agency. Hear it from Author Kimm Hackett, the owner of an agency with a book of business worth over one million dollars! From setting up your first agency to getting contracts with multiple insurance companies, Hackett will help you avoid the common mistakes made by beginners in the insurance industry.
Are you a struggling Agency Owner? Brand new to the industry or thinking about starting from scratch? This book is a process focused book that is engaging and easy to read. I wrote this book to be read in a single sitting and easily adaptable for a broker or agent. Topics discussed; marketing, selling, prospecting, script building, different types of agency models, and other important topics for Agencies.
There is more to selling insurance than writing policies. When done right, you can build a successful business that affords you a lifestyle most people only dream about. Why try to figure it out on your own when you can learn from someone who has already been there and done that? Jeff Hastings knows insurance, and he knows how to build a profitable business. Since starting as a file clerk with Farmers Insurance Group in 1985, Jeff has built an extraordinary business, consistently receiving top awards, including District Manager of the Year in 2005. He and the agents in his district have achieved phenomenal success, and now he shares the keys to their success with you. Many of the business tools you will need are included such as licensing guidelines, a business plan, employment contracts, an employee handbook, business forms and more. If you are serious about building your own insurance agency, So You Want to Be an Insurance Agent gives you a complete system to develop, manage and grow your business.
This book unveils the secrets of cultivating long-term recruitment success for agency building. It contains eight time-tested, principle-driven heart truths that are key to building a productive, enduring agency. This book will inspire current and new generations of agents and managers to truly build agencies that last and thrive.
As the owner of an insurance agency, your job is to guide customers through the buying process and assist them in determining what policy most closely fits their needs. In addition to the initial sale of an insurance policy, brokers regularly meet with clients to ensure the policy is still the best fit. Many agents also act as the first point of contact should a claim arise. Due to the nature of the business, many insurance agents are their clients' most trusted advisors. This book will put you ahead of your peers and competitors.
I went out to the garage, and there I found him with the motor still running, fumes galore, and his dead body at the wheel. I immediately opened the garage door and looked into his face. My response was, He's at peace. He's whole. There is no more war going on in his mind. He looked so peaceful. It just stood to remind me of how much restraint he must have used as he was here on this earth. Christina Brady and her family understand the stressful and oftentimes heartbreaking effects of having a family member who suffers from bipolar disorder. Christina was married for almost thirty years before the unexpected death of her husband, who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in the last seven years of their marriage. Without a cure, their lives were filled with the struggle to keep their family afloat. You can feel the heartbeat of God's love in reading The Road from Home. Christina invites you to walk along with her on her heart-wrenching road through life as she battles her husband's daily mood swings and instability that affected their finances, friends, and family relationships. She ends her pilgrimage with encouragement to those who walk these difficult and lonely roads of their own.
This book is meant to be a guide to help any insurance agent who is thinking about or planning to start their very own multi-line insurance agency.In the book, we get a bit into the details about all the issues any entrepreneur needs to consider and fully plan for to help increase the chances of a smooth transition from the world of employment to being your own boss.In this book, we look at matters related to: -Business planning -Sales and marketing-Startup issues and costs-Forming partnerships and strategic acquisitions-Contracting-Scaling your agency-Funding and capital requirements-Many more
The best all-around book ever written about the insurance business or any business for that matter. Do you often feel like you are: > Playing catch-up? > Reacting to most days rather than managing them? > Struggling with team communication and cooperation? > Moving from one marketing strategy to another with little success? > Do you want to learn how to: > Grow the agency faster? > Improve team morale? > Reduce employee turnover? > Implement better team training? > Motivate a passionate and caring team? > Build a skilled and reliable team? > Pass the one month off test?
Managers, producers, agents, and other interested individuals can now look forward to a new informative and helpful guide in building an agency as author Robert W. Tison brings to everyone’s bookshelf, Setting the Course of a Company. Released through Xlibris, this book will walk readers through the building of an agency from opening the door to “as large” as their goals can take them. Packed with advantageous ideas, Setting the Course of a Company holds the author’s thoughts and ideas that he used for many years, and the insights of many other good producers and managers that he had the privilege of knowing. Inspired by over forty-five years of working, selling, and recruiting, this book will show agents, producers, and general agents how to start from scratch and build a successful agency; help them analyze what type of agency they want to build; inspire them to have a vision, build something of value, and make a difference in other people’s lives. It also includes sales and management ideas and other relevant information that would help anyone set the course for building a profitable company. As Setting the Course of a Company reveals the many ups and downs involved in developing new associates in this industry, it will also make anyone realize how rewarding it is to build an agency from scratch. For more information on this book, interested parties may log on to www. Xlibris.com.