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November 2021https://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2021/november-2021November 202111/1/2021 4:00:00 AMCoverCover2021Volume: 118, Issue: 11

 

 

How the Cloud Is Changing the Game for Independent Agentshttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2021/november/how-the-cloud-is-changing-the-game-for-independent-agentsHow the Cloud Is Changing the Game for Independent AgentsDoes your agency have its head in the clouds? If so, you're in good and growing company—here's why independent agents are flocking to cloud technology.11/1/2021 4:30:00 AMTechnologyTechnologyNovemberAnneMarie McPherson
The Perils of Handling Brokered Businesshttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2021/november/the-perils-of-handling-brokered-businessThe Perils of Handling Brokered BusinessA common error that agencies make when handling brokered business is failing to review the policy for accuracy before forwarding it to the client.11/1/2021 4:25:00 AME&O Loss ControlE&O Loss ControlNovemberBarbara Rocco
Use InsurTech to Grow Your Small Commercial Book https://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2021/november/use-insurtech-to-grow-your-small-commercial-bookUse InsurTech to Grow Your Small Commercial Book Despite the headlines, small businesses are actually growing—which means there are ample opportunities for independent insurance agents.11/1/2021 4:20:00 AMCommercial LinesCommercial Lines TechnologyNovemberLuis Pino
4 Ways to Keep Up with Hiring Trends in the Remote Workplacehttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2021/november/4-ways-to-keep-up-with-hiring-trends-in-the-remote-workplace4 Ways to Keep Up with Hiring Trends in the Remote WorkplaceTrying to hire in the new labor market is overwhelming, especially if you haven't hired anyone during this unique time. Here are four tips to embrace the new world of hiring.11/1/2021 4:15:00 AMRecruiting, Hiring & TrainingRecruiting, Hiring & TrainingNovemberKatie Thornsberry
4 Ways to Market Your Business This Holiday Seasonhttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2021/november/4-ways-to-market-your-business-this-holiday-season4 Ways to Market Your Business This Holiday SeasonIf your insurance agency wants a slice of the holiday season shopping-spree pie, you must plan your marketing strategy now.11/1/2021 4:10:00 AMSales & MarketingSales & MarketingNovemberEleanor Hecks
3 Ways to Google-ify Your Agency https://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2021/november/3-ways-to-google-ify-your-agency3 Ways to Google-ify Your Agency Companies such as Google and Amazon are setting the standard for creating productivity through automation—and the independent agency channel must follow suit.11/1/2021 4:05:00 AMTechnologyTechnology Agency Operations & Best PracticesNovemberRich Belanger
Declaration of Independents: Ramiro Martinez-Anillohttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2021/november/declaration-of-independents-ramiro-martinez-anilloDeclaration of Independents: Ramiro Martinez-AnilloAfter losing his job in the financial sector during the 2008 financial crisis, Ramiro Martinez-Anillo knew he had to do something to get ahead. He decided his future lay in setting up an independent insurance agency. 11/1/2021 4:00:00 AMPerpetuation & ValuationDiversity & InclusionNovemberOlivia Overman