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What’s Your Growth Plan and Budget?

A Guest Post By: Roger Sitkins, Chairman & Founder of Sitkins International and Keynote Speaker at InsurEXPO14!         There’s no doubt in my mind that every agency owner wants their company to grow. Also, with the exception of a few Retired-In-Place producers, I think that most producers want to grow, as well.

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

Lessons Learned from Irene

Two interesting discoveries have arisen during the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. First, apparently some insurance companies do not understand that when they write essential property insurance in Coastal North Carolina excluding wind, they are responsible to adjust the wind claim on behalf of the North Carolina Insurance Underwriting Association (Beach Plan). This responsibility is clearly set

Creating a Dynamic Website

Today, I am sure you will find that most independent agent websites tend to be more informational and brochure-like than interactive.  However, more and more people are looking for the ability to research, access their info, and complete business transactions over the Internet…and our customers aren’t any different – especially those in the Millennial Generation as

Welcome!

Welcome to IIANC’s newest foray into the social media world…our blog “Insurspective“. Just as the name suggests, this blog is designed to be a place where IIANC staff and leadership will share their thoughts and perspective on both insurance-related matters and association happenings. We hope that you will become a regular visitor to our little

Coming Soon!

IIANC’s blog will be up and running soon with lots of posts to keep you informed about what is happening with the association and the insurance industry. Check back soon!