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How Your Agency Can Find the Bigger Picture of Digital Marketing

This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). The insurance industry is perhaps one of the last to go through digital disruption caused by the internet. It’s true the ground is shifting. For independent agents …

Oktoberfest Insurance App Highlights German Digital Trend

For some, being prepared for Oktoberfest means downloading an app that points you to the nearest restroom or helps you decipher Bavarian dialect. A novelty at this year’s event is an online casualty insurance with 50,000 euros ($63,500) in accident …

Missouri Regulators Offer More Online Services to Insurance Producers

The Missouri Department of Insurance announced that producers can now print their licenses and educational transcripts on demand through the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) online State Based Systems (SBS). Producers also can update their email addresses and find …

Philadelphia Launches New Media Liability Coverage

Philadelphia Insurance Companies (PHLY) has launched a new insurance coverage offering for both media companies and organizations that create or distribute media content called Cover Pro Media. PHLY’s coverage addresses both online and ‘offline’ exposures that social media, publishing, film …

Ebix Acquires Online Insurance Tech Provider TriSystems

Atlanta-based Ebix, Inc, a supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry, announced that it has acquired London-based TriSystems Ltd., an online insurance trading hub that facilitates commercial insurance and reinsurance transactions between London intermediaries and insurance …

FastComp.com Adds Workers’ Compensation Coverage in Ten States

Ten new states now have access to workers’ compensation coverage from FastComp.com. The states are Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island and Utah. The product is now available to independent agents in more than 30 states …

Mercury Insurance Launches Commercial Auto Product

Mercury Insurance has introduced a commercial auto product that offers agents a new point-of-sale system that makes it easy to rate, qualify and issue new business, as well as online service capabilities. The new product is being rolled out across …

Willis Launches Global Insurance Placement Tool

Willis has announced the global launch of its insurance placement system, WillPLACE. The online tool was designed to help the broker place its clients with the most appropriate insurers. WillPLACE will let Willis gather data about the risk appetites of …

New Products Catlin Select and Catlin Online to Launch at BIBA Conference

Catlin UK, part of the Catlin Group Limited, plans to unveil a new suite of products aimed specifically at UK brokers at this week’s BIBA (British Insurance Brokers Association) conference in Manchester. The products – Catlin Select and Catlin Online …