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How will the big data movement trickle down into the independent insurance agency? We, as independent agents, own the answer. Listen as we explore what insurance innovators across the country are doing right now to gain early wins in our rapidly changing market.

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    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

How will the big data movement trickle down into the independent insurance agency? We, as independent agents, own the answer. Listen as we explore what insurance innovators across the country are doing right now to gain early wins in our rapidly changing market.

    the next generation of IVANS

    the next generation of IVANS

    You don't bring on a new CEO unless you're looking to set a new strategic vision. What is that vision? How will they actualize it? And most importantly...why? All questions Reid Holzworth and I wrestle with. This is the next generation of IVANS.

    • 50 min
    this is the future of fully-integrated insurance marketing

    this is the future of fully-integrated insurance marketing

    The #1 issue most insurance marketers face today: a disconnected marketing system. They spend so much time being data janitors, their creative time is crushed. But the holy grail of insurance marketing...a fully integrated system...isn't without its challenges too. Listen as Kari Colman, a neon marketer, explains why.

    • 30 min
    how he built a $500MM insurance agency

    how he built a $500MM insurance agency

    Spike Lipkin built a $500MM insurance agency...that is not a lifestyle business. He walked into insurance just a few years ago looking to solve the tech, data and connectivity issues that could, honestly, kill us as an industry. If you're building for the future, this is one you don't want to miss.

    • 34 min
    tech is NOT an expense. it's an investment. here's why.

    tech is NOT an expense. it's an investment. here's why.

    "We're running our agencies wrong," explains David Carothers. "Technology should be seen as a 24/7 cross-functional player in your agency that makes each and every one of you more capable every day. But most just see it as an expense." Honestly, he said it better than I could. 

    • 43 min
    how to use indie data as a carrot not a stick

    how to use indie data as a carrot not a stick

    Data doesn't mean anything unless it changes behaviors. But doing so must be done with care and intention. Too much pressure and you'll create a culture of fear. Too little and you're back in an ecosystem of invisibility. Steve Holley, an indie agency owner in Virginia, explains how he walks that line and finds the right conversation at the right time.

    • 25 min
    how they're scaling on relationships

    how they're scaling on relationships

    Do you give up the relationship to scale? Or do you give up scale for the relationship? The question that faces so many indie agents today. A tough one considering that relationships have been the key to our success for so long. So, maybe we should ask ourselves this instead: how do you do both?

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Kurt Thoennessen, CAPI ,

Revolutionary and so cool!

Sydney Roe does an amazing job delving into the technology issues the independent insurance agency channel is dealing with today. I love following the story of Neon and the B Atomic team through the podcast and other content.

Kurt Thoennessen, CAPI
Private Client Risk and Resilience Podcast
CEO of RiskRevu
VP at Ericson Insurance

Nickbfromaz ,

The ISH!

If you’re in the insurance industry.....you MUST check this out! Forward thinking positive minded people right here!! Thank you for sharing the gems

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