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The Comparative Rater Revolution: An Agent’s Story

This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). Comparative rating systems may seem commonplace in the 21st century as they’ve been around for more than many decades. Most independent insurance agencies rely on them every …

Developing A New Agent Training Plan

This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). When you’re starting a new insurance agency, one of the final things you’ll need to consider is training your staff. Even if you’re not going to have …

Insurance Technologies Corp. Acquires Ohio’s Smart Harbor

Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a provider of websites, marketing, comparative rating and management software and services, has acquired Columbus, Ohio-based Smart Harbor, which provides digital technology products and services to insurance agents. Smart Harbor is owned by The Shipyard, a …

Is Retention Rate Deceiving Your Insurance Agency?

This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). Something we often see when measuring insurance agency health is a blanket retention rate. A low retention rate is bad, while a high retention rate is good. …

5 More Technology Essentials for the Modern Insurance Agency

This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). In a study co-sponsored by ITC, we discovered agencies who are heavy users of technology are twice as likely to have better sales processes. In addition, agencies …

5 Technology Essentials for the Modern Insurance Agency

This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). It may seem like a good idea to skimp on agency technology at first. It isn’t always obvious how much technology can pay off in the long …

Improve Results at Your Agency by Managing Your Data

This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). Do you know your close ratio or retention rate? And, I mean really know it. Not just an estimate. Do you know where each of your leads …

Stand Out by Making It Easy for Consumers to Choose You

This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). What drives consumers to buy from and recommend certain companies? There are a few factors, but the biggest reason is how easy it is to research and …

Disruption Is…

This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). At the beginning of October was the second annual InsureTech Connect conference in Las Vegas. There were many interesting companies with innovative ideas in attendance. I was …

How to Find the Right Software for Your Insurance Agency

This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). Love it or hate it, technology has become a fundamental part of our lives and businesses. Some technology like comparative rating systems have been around for more …