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What Agents Should Know Before Joining an Insurance Agency Network

Today is a great time to be an independent agent, but running an independent agency is not easy. Without an awareness of how the industry is evolving, and having access to ongoing training and education, you may not be adequately …

Young Small Businessowners Don’t Like Insurance Agents. Uh, Not Really.

Patricia Ross, Raphael Strumlauf and Kate DeNeveu each have at least one thing in common: They’re generally happy with their business insurance. Each owns a business at the downtown pedestrian mall in Charlottesville, Va. They’re all in their early ’30s …

What’s In Store for Insurance Industry As It Enters Post-Digital Era?

The insurance industry is entering a new “post-digital” era where success is based on an organization’s ability to master artificial intelligence (AI) and other new technologies. The post-digital era doesn’t mean that digital is over, but rather that it’s no …

Agents, Brokers and the Future of Insurance Distribution

A funny thing is happening on the way to the future. As consumers’ and carriers’ behaviors, attitudes and expectations have been changing, independent agents are evolving to better serve both customers and carriers. In terms of customers, agents who have …

QBE North America Names Griffith Executive VP for Distribution

QBE North America announced that Brian Griffith will join the organization on August 31 as executive vice president, Field Management and Distribution. The insurer said Griffith will lead the strategy for all distribution channels across QBE, as well agency management …