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What to Post Next on Your Insurance Agency’s Instagram Feed

This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). Instagram is one of the most used social media platforms in the United States according to the Pew Research Center. Over 800 million people use the photo-sharing …

How Online Reviews Affect Your Search Engine Rankings

This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). People shop for and research insurance online every day. Some will do so on your insurance agency’s website. But this doesn’t come free. Those consumers picking your …

Tips and Tricks: 8 Ways to Increase Awareness of Your Insurance Agency

This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). If you’re starting an insurance agency, you’ll need to start thinking about marketing tactics. After all, you will need to build awareness for your new business. This …

Report: Social Media Caused Confusion in Wisconsin Refinery Blast Evacuation

Social media caused confusion during evacuation efforts following a refinery explosion and fire in Wisconsin, according to a report. Douglas County has created an 18-page report examining the emergency response to the Husky Energy refinery fire in April, Wisconsin Public …

New World of Digital Recruiting: Chatbots, Videos and Social Media

Long gone are the days when employees printed their resumes and cover letters on fancy paper, worried about choosing the proper font, and put both documents in the mail. The idea of employers printing paper job advertisements is also a …

Young Consumers Willing to Let Insurers Spy on Digital Data – If It Cuts Premiums

The majority of people between 18 and 34 would be willing to let insurance companies dig through their digital data from social media to health devices if it meant lowering their premiums, a survey shows. In the younger group, 62 …

Legislation to Combat Online Sex Trafficking Clears Congress; Moves to President

Congress passed a bill to combat online sex trafficking that has split the tech industry, bringing one of the first measures to weaken legal protection for websites closer to becoming law as Big Tech faces a mounting backlash in Washington. …

Small Quake in Los Angeles Had Southern Californians Lighting up Twitter

A small earthquake with an epicenter just outside Los Angeles had people in Southern California talking on social media. The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed a magnitude-3.6 quake hit at about 11:20 Monday night. Its epicenter was about 3.6 miles northwest …

Big Data Gathered by Twitter Monitoring Could Cut Premiums – and Erode Privacy

When people take to Twitter to comment on the great evening they enjoyed with good food and wonderful friends, reducing their monthly insurance bill is probably the last thing on their mind. But such tweets could help insurers to price …

A Guide to Nonprofit Social Media Success

This post is part of a series sponsored by Charity First. With the growing popularity of social media sites, it’s a must for any business to get on board- and the nonprofit sector is no exception. Not only can these …