Research & Trends: The Lowdown

Client Connections – Are You Taking Full Advantage of Your Digital Options?

Calling All Independent Agents! This week we’re running a survey, sponsored by Providence Bank Agency Finance. The survey asks 10 questions about how you connect to your clients and market your agency. I want to encourage you to take the …

The Lowdown: Top 10 Senior Housing Markets, Risks for Operators and More…

As we continue to explore niche opportunities in your market, this Lowdown is dedicated to the senior housing arena. I’ve added two reports to Research & Trends to prepare you for your next conversation with senior living operators. According to …

The Lowdown: Share The ABCs of Job Site Safety

Of the 200 fatalities under investigation by OSHA during the first 8 months of 2018, these terms appear in 148 of those deaths,- accidentally crushed, struck or fell from, fell off of, fell into…or something fell onto a person. Behind …

The Lowdown: The Nonprofit Niche, A Guide to Find Your Next Lead

According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics, there are approximately 1.5 million nonprofits operating in our country, offering a niche area for specialization. Yet how do you efficiently determine the opportunities in your market? This Lowdown is dedicated to …

The Lowdown: Top Private Flood Carriers, High Tides, Storm Surges & More

As I watch the daily tracking of Hurricane Florence and anticipate its potential destruction, I am compelled to revisit this June blog post and share it with you once again. In the words of Peter Criss, “I can’t stop the …

The Lowdown: Cannabis…Your Next Niche Market?

This week’s Lowdown features the 3rd annual State of the Industry Report: Examining the Cannabis Cultivation Market. This report is timely as our sponsor, Vertafore, has launched an great webinar outlining the benefits of developing niches, and in many areas …

The Lowdown: Google My Business – Are You Actively Managing Your Listing?

In this edition of the Lowdown, I’m sharing insights about Google My Business and a new paper hosted on Research & Trends, Local Organic Marketing: How P&C Davids Can Beat Goliath. In his paper, SocialSurvey’s Caleb Stanton discusses the incredible …

The Lowdown: 10,000,000 Patents in 228 years

On June 19, 2018, the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced the issuance of patent number 10,000,000. “More than just a number, patent 10 million celebrates the rich history and strength of the American intellectual property system dating back …

The Lowdown: The Long & Short of Marine Employers Liability Coverage

Need to brush up on marine employers liability coverage? Our sponsor, Worldwide Facilities, has prepared a paper on the ins and outs of marine coverage. This paper explains the differences between Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act, the Jones Act, …

The Lowdown on The Capital One Cafe…Meeting Millennials on Their Turf

Capital One has spent the last two years reclaiming its personal connection with the tech-savvy generation. After considerable investment in on-line and mobile banking to compete in the fintech arena, Capital One is taking a new approach to build relationships …

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