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by InsuranceGuy10101
Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Newbie, Should I Start a Farmers or Independent ?
Replies: 24
Views: 86821

Re: Newbie, Should I Start a Farmers or Independent ?

What is the best way to start an independent agency? Superior access ? What other companies are there that I can use to offer the top carriers ?
by InsuranceGuy10101
Sat Aug 24, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Newbie, Should I Start a Farmers or Independent ?
Replies: 24
Views: 86821

Re: Newbie, Should I Start a Farmers or Independent ?

I have noticed that the goals I posted are low. thinking it should be more like $15,000 in premiums a month with at least one life. do you think this is a real goal? or how do you set your daily, weekly, monthly and yearly goals ?
by InsuranceGuy10101
Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Newbie, Should I Start a Farmers or Independent ?
Replies: 24
Views: 86821

Re: Newbie, Should I Start a Farmers or Independent ?

I do not plan on this being part time for the first few years. From talking to other agents that are successful it sounds like you (Johnnylaw) as well, have started in a captive market then made the transition later. I like the independent market much more, but where can I get training and support. ...
by InsuranceGuy10101
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Newbie, Should I Start a Farmers or Independent ?
Replies: 24
Views: 86821

Re: Newbie, Should I Start a Farmers or Independent ?

I hope to have my agents write ( Plus myself) per year Auto: 80-90 Fire: 40 Specialty: 10 Commercial: 5 Life: 5 I hope to have three agents to start and quickly ramp that to 5-6 depending on the sucess of the employees. I am not sure what you mean by "competitive insurer". I am concidering...
by InsuranceGuy10101
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Newbie, Should I Start a Farmers or Independent ?
Replies: 24
Views: 86821

Newbie, Should I Start a Farmers or Independent ?

I am new to the business, I have a heavy management and sales back ground. I like the support that farmers gives me but I can't help but think that I will run into a lot of business that I lose to lower rates. I feel that I would be able to over come this with an independent. What are some pro's and...