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by fmi
Sun May 26, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Property and Casualty Exam Tips
Replies: 5
Views: 3977

Re: Property and Casualty Exam Tips

I recommend looking at the candidate handbook for your state. Here is an example of the Texas insurance licensing candidate handbook: https://home.pearsonvue.com/getattachment/990f4131-0630-4715-bdf4-5193ebcff8c2/Texas%20Department%20of%20Insurance%20Licensing%20Candidate%20Handbook.aspx The handboo...
by fmi
Sun May 26, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Compensation Ideas: Unique Situation; Inside Producer, Supplied Leads w/Benefits
Replies: 5
Views: 9185

Re: Compensation Ideas: Unique Situation; Inside Producer, Supplied Leads w/Benefits

As agency owners we need to start paying our producers differently. The traditional way has been to either pay one hundred percent commission or pay a salary plus commission. What about offering producers a set salary for example $60,000 a year with a production requirement tied in. If the producers...
by fmi
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Tips on How to Maximize Your Time Better When Running An Insurance Agency
Replies: 0
Views: 2708

Tips on How to Maximize Your Time Better When Running An Insurance Agency

Effectively managing your time is an essential skill you need to learn in order to be more productive as an insurance agent. This skill seems easy to master, yet, there are many business professionals who struggle with time, especially tight deadlines. The world is filled with distractions and it is...
by fmi
Sat Nov 12, 2016 8:09 pm
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Do you use online leads services?
Replies: 28
Views: 110440

Re: Do you use online leads services?

I have tried several online lead providers and have had no really good success.
by fmi
Thu Mar 10, 2016 10:46 am
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Agency Management System
Replies: 242
Views: 1007008

Re: Agency Management System

I believe there are too many agency management systems to choose from. Speaking to several agents or producers I hear more cons than pros about all the systems on the market. Personally, I have used AMS360 and did not think it was that user friendly. I had to create dummy policy numbers in order for...
by fmi
Fri Jan 01, 2016 1:17 pm
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Is Google going to run the independent agent out of business
Replies: 21
Views: 122389

Re: Is Google going to run the independent agent out of busi

I believe independent agents will still exist after Googles launch. The insurance industry, historically, has always been competitive. Since the late 1990's more consumers have shopped online. Furthermore, Google is just another online resource. It's being able to adapt to change that will make us a...