You may be surprised how often people assume that marketing and sales are one in the same. These two very important business activities are not the same, but when conducted to their maximum potential, marketing and sales will seamlessly compliment each other. Lets start first with the definitions: Marketing: The systematic planning, implementation and control […]
One thing that hasn’t changed where customers are concerned, is they want to feel valued. While this will not surprise most business owners, it does pose certain challenges on how it can be achieved. Of course customers want to be happy with what they purchase, but ultimately they want to have confidence in the company […]
Every year, MIAA hosts the Midwest Insurance Leadership Conference. Attending an insurance convention can prove extremely beneficial to you as an independent agent or agency. Even though constant access to technology and information are available at the touch of a button, there is no replacement for a live, authentic sharing of ideas. Insurance conferences can […]
There is awareness of what’s to come from changing consumer demands and the progression of technology, but carrier executives are slow to evolve. The insurance industry is engaged for an evolutionary change, and companies that take revolutionary actions will be the winners in the new insurance marketplace. Click [here] to read top 10 steps for revolutionary […]
MIAA offers discounts with several of the best Insurance Agency Management Systems on the market and we are happy to offer our members guidance and assistance during this important selection process. The system referenced below on this topic is by well-respected insurance agency automation expert, Steve Anderson. We have found his 5-Step email selection process to be very […]
MIAA has signed its 130th Independent Insurance Agency Member, adding to the SIAA national total of over 4250 signed members. SIAA is a national alliance with billions in combined profitable premium and utilizes its stability and strength through traditional and alternative market channels for the purpose of roviding insurance consumers with competitive choices. SIAA offers significant profit and […]
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SIAA holds bi-annual meetings for headquarters agencies (like MIAA) accross the US for organizational planning. This year’s convention was especially exciting as we anticipate the upcoming release of the SIAA Learning Center!
ISO has received approval of its filings introducing new ISO Risk Analyzer Homeowners by-peril rating rules in 13 states, with filings pending approval in several other states. The new optional rules provide by-peril rating relativities for key homeowners rating variables.
The top ten business classes written by our insurance agency group through AccessPLUS in July were: