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44% Admit Staff Shortages Lead to Inaccurate Quoteshttps://www.iamagazine.com/news/44-admit-staff-shortages-lead-to-inaccurate-quotes44% Admit Staff Shortages Lead to Inaccurate QuotesUnderstaffing on underwriting teams is becoming an area of concern for insurance companies, according to a study from Convr.12/8/2022 5:00:00 AMRecruiting, Hiring & TrainingRecruiting, Hiring & TrainingNewsAnn Seaberg
Why Compliance Holds the Key to Increasing Profitshttps://www.iamagazine.com/strategies/why-compliance-holds-the-key-to-increasing-profitsWhy Compliance Holds the Key to Increasing ProfitsWhile compliance has often been considered a costly and tedious—but necessary—issue, it can offer valuable opportunities to increase profitability.12/7/2022 11:00:00 AMTechnologyTechnology Agency Operations & Best PracticesStrategiesAllister Yu
9 Blog Ideas to Attract More Leads https://www.iamagazine.com/strategies/9-blog-ideas-to-attract-more-leads9 Blog Ideas to Attract More Leads Gone are the days when agents selling insurance relied solely on knocking on doors or making phone calls. Today, companies need to be more innovative when it comes to generating leads. 12/7/2022 5:00:00 AMSales & MarketingSales & MarketingStrategiesTanhaz Kamaly
6 Tricks to Update Your Marketing Strategy for 2023https://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2022/december/6-tricks-to-update-your-marketing-strategy-for-20236 Tricks to Update Your Marketing Strategy for 2023The digital marketing arena is changing quickly—and 2023 will only bring more changes. Here are six tricks independent insurance agencies can keep up their sleeve.12/1/2022 5:30:00 AMSales & MarketingDecemberAnneMarie McPherson Spears
Getting Started With Influencer Marketinghttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2022/december/getting-started-with-influencer-marketingGetting Started With Influencer MarketingWhile influencer marketing has been a marketing buzzword for years, it can seem daunting to incorporate it into your marketing plan. Here's how to get started.12/1/2022 5:25:00 AMSales & MarketingDecemberKelley Smith
3 Questions to Make Sure Your Client Is Ready for More Financial Uncertaintyhttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2022/december/3-questions-to-make-sure-your-client-is-ready-for-more-financial-uncertainty3 Questions to Make Sure Your Client Is Ready for More Financial UncertaintyWhile your clients may be tempted to cut corners on their insurance coverages, insurance protection and proactive risk management measures are vital to make it through an economic downturn.12/1/2022 5:20:00 AMSales & MarketingDecemberPeter McMurtrie