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Agency Reviews Are Marketing Gold

6/24/2019


I’m sure you already know this, but positive reviews lead to more written business.

Buyers Use Reviews to Validate their Decisions. Before I buy anything, I look at the reviews about that product or service, and they do influence my buying habits…how about you? So it makes sense that insurance buyers look at their options too, they evaluate them from multiple perspectives. As important as price and quality are the experiences of others. If others have had positive experiences, it reass...

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Citizens Market Accountability Advisory Committee Meeting

6/14/2019


Citizens held a Market Accountability Advisory Committee Meeting recently to discuss updates on a variety of subjects, policy center enhancements, 4 point inspections, current stats for depopulation and clearinghouse , along with a discussion regarding the agent certification program (ACP). 

Over 1700 agents have viewed the webinars outlining policy center enhancements. Some suggestions were made by agents that sit on the agent round table, which FAIA currently has three representativ...

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Stacked UM - I'm "All In." Are You?

6/14/2019


Folks who attend my classes know that I always find a way to include certain subjects: 

  • The grand kids, nicknamed Peep and Rambo
  • BBQ
  • Uninsured motorist (UM) coverage 

Heck, one time in a flood class I even mentioned UM. How, you ask? I said, “One of the Top Ten shortfalls of the NFIP is that they don’t offer UM coverage!” 

A few folks (you know who you are!) who attend my E&O class at Convention always ask, “Are you going to talk about U...

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The Latest on IntellAgents

6/13/2019


Back in January, we announced our investment in, and partnership with IntellAgents, a data analytics organization that specializes in actionable insights for independent agents. Through this partnership, we’ve been developing a database unlike any other in the marketplace and we’re well on our way to delivering on the promise of giving independent agents access to unprecedented information and benchmarks to help grow your business. While we’ve made steady progress, we’re not where we need to ...

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Are You Going to the Show?

6/13/2019


Feels kind of strange to describe FAIA’s Annual Convention and Education Symposium as a “show,” but in many respects, that’s exactly what it is. Over the past 115 years, it has steadily become the place where the who’s who of Florida’s independent insurance industry “show up”. It has also become the annual meeting place for more than 300 industry service providers to “show off” their products, their people and their presence with indep...

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Commercial Property - Update and Issues

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Personal Lines Myths - Part 1 Webcast

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Condo Top Topics- 2018 Webcast

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Workers' Compensation Insights and Strategies Part 1

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BAP Symbols and Endorsements Webcast

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Thompson's Top Ten Topics Webcast

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CL-Liability Issues to Worry About Webcast

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PL-General Homeowners Section 2 Part 1 Webcast

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Let's Get Nerdy: Inside Tips on FL Workers' Compensation

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Agent Friendly Endorsements for CGL and BAC Forms Webcast

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Homeowner's Issues-Insuring the Family & Their Stuff Webinar

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CL-Business Income - Beyond the Basics Webcast

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CL-Building Codes Are Bad for Your Insureds Webcast

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CL-COPE: Property Underwriting & Effective Loss Control

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CISR Insuring Commercial Property Exposures

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BI, EE, Spoilage and Off Premises Webcast

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Uninsured Motorist - The Saga Continues Webcast

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AO-AIAM 620: Changing Attitudes/Creating Opport...Webinar

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Homeowner's Issues-Tying the Knot Webinar

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Lessons Learned From the 2017 Hurricane Season Webcast

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Certificates of Insurance • Emerging Issues & Other Stuff

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21ST Century Schizoid Man, I'm Going Cyber Crazy Webcast

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