Social Networking Archive

5 Insurance Industry Trail Blazers You Must Follow in 2016

This blog post is part of a series written by members of the IIANC Young Agents Committee. Guest Post By: Josh Lipstone – Lipstone Insurance Group, Cary, NC We are at a very serious crossroads in the insurance industry today. Some may argue we are still a few years away, but I personally believe they are being

Maximize Your Networking at Annual Convention!

With the 117th IIANC Annual Convention less than two weeks away, here are some mobile apps to help maximize your networking and learning by keeping you organized and in-the-know!   IIANC Events The brand new FREE IIANC Events app is designed to enhance your experience while attending the Annual Convention by putting the following features and

5000 Websites: What Have We Learned?

I just completed a very informative webinar with Laird Rixford, President of ITC. ITC partners with IIANC to help agents create effective websites and manage their digital presence. Laird spoke on the evolution of website development.

Top 10 Mobile Applications for Agents

With an abundance of mobile applications on the market for both your iPhone and Android devices, we should take a quick look at some of the top mobile applications insurance agents are using in the field.  These applications provide the ability to link with your management system, gather information on property value, sign documents electronically,

Top 10 Reasons You Should Be Using Social Media

1.  Your Grandmother is doing it. Yes, even your grandmother is doing it.  Grandparents across the country are signing up for Facebook accounts to do what you might ask. Why see their grandchildren, of course! Yes, social media has made it possible to see grandchildren growing up and be a part of their lives no

Engaging Your Customers with Social Media

In February, we hosted a webinar on “Engaging Your Customers with Social Media” and informed our agents of the millions of people now using this new type of communication.  Facebook has over 845 million users, while Twitter and LinkedIn are going strong at 150 million each.  Kelly Barefoot, a staffing consultant, informed us of the $800 billion dollar purchasing power of