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Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend the Young Agents Conference

10. Meet fellow Young Agents from across the Carolinas 9. Leave your business suit at home… and bring your bathing suit instead! 8. A free Friday afternoon will give you the chance to enjoy all that Myrtle Beach has to offer! 7. Learn from informative sessions… AT THE BEACH! 6. Network with company representatives in

Top 10 Reasons Why YOU Should Attend the Freedom Campaign Road Show

In just a couple of weeks, a team from IIANC will be traveling throughout North Carolina promoting the brand new Freedom Campaign.  Stops in Wilmington, Greenville, Cary, Greensboro and Asheville will give you the chance to learn more about this exciting, new initiative and how it can benefit YOUR agency.  Here are a few great

The Case of the Difficult Customer

A Guest Post By: Cheryl Koch, a featured speaker at InsurEXPO14!         We have a long-held belief in our firm that a bad account is a bad account is a bad account for an insurance agency.  Exactly what do we mean by that?  Simply that if you have a client that has

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.

Take Another Look…

By: Dee Yates, IIANC Marketing & Sales Representative (dyates@iianc.com) Follow Dee on Twitter: @ddeeyates     ifinance is not just about financing….it’s also an opportunity to offer an alternative payment plan that fits your customers’ needs and pocketbook!  This could help you improve retention, attract new clients, and ultimately, write more business. Through the ifinance

Why Should YOU Go to InsurEXPO14?

Blog post submitted by Allyson Knott (aknott@iianc.com) Follow Allyson on Twitter: @Allyson_IIANC If you have ever thought of attending an IIANC event, now is the time to register! As the state’s largest and most active trade association for independent insurance agents, we also host the largest industry trade shows and conferences within the state. With

Ignore These Social Media Tips

Check out this great article about ignoring social media tips from ITC, our preferred vendor for websites and digital marketing assistance. http://www.getitc.com/blog/marketing/2013/11/05/ignore-these-social-media-tips#.UnvKB50o6M8 To provide IIANC member agencies with quality website design/hosting services and digital marketing at an affordable price, we partnered with Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software

Maximizing Your Internet Presence

Guest post from Steve Anderson, nationally recognized expert in agency automation and social media, will be here for an encore presentation of his popular Agency Internet Boot Camp on June 18th. Don’t miss out on this working seminar designed to give you the tools you need to use social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Google