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Impact of Sharing Economy on Insurance with Robin Smith – ANR53

Marty Agather talks with Robin Smith, CEO & founder of WeGoLook, a sharing economy company helping insurance professionals with onsite property inspections ... more
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The Argument for Insurance as a Commodity and Why That’s OK – ANR52

In this episode of Agency Nation Radio, Marty and I give homage to the great, Bill Wilson, retiring director of the Virtual University of the IIABA ... more
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Independent Insurance Agency Best Practices: Dissecting the 2016 IIABA Report – ANR51

One of the fastest ways to improve your business is to compare your agency and its practices against high performing agencies similar in nature to your own ... more
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Chip Bacciocco: An Inside Look at the Turnaround of – ANR50

In this episode of Agency Nation Radio, we're joined by CEO, Chip Bacciocco, for an inside look at the turnaround of ... more
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Bold Penguin: Using Technology to Improve the Insurance Customer Experience – ANR49

In this episode, we're joined by Ilya Bodner, co-founder of Bold Penguin, an insurtech startup helping to streamline the commercial insurance experience ... more
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What is Insurtech and Why Should Independent Agents Care? – ANR48

Venture capitalists invested over $1B into insurtech startups in the first 6 months of 2016 alone. That's a lot of cheddar. So, what is Insurtech? ... more
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How to Choose an Agency Management System with Boyd McGehee – ANR47

Do you know how to choose an agency management system? In this episode of Agency Nation Radio, Ryan interviews Boyd McGehee on his 6 year journey choosing an AMS ... more
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How InsurTech Startups Die – ANR46

What about the graveyard of Insurtech startups who trumpeted their role in the demise of the independent insurance agent, which now no longer exist? ... more
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Government Affairs: Unsung Heroes of the Independent Insurance Industry – ANR45

Independent insurance agents are able to operate with ease and effectiveness today because of the work done by our government affairs professionals ... more
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When Selling Small Business Insurance Becomes a Battlefield – ANR44

The battle for the small business insurance market has begun. In this episode of Agency Nation Radio we examine what this means for independent agents ... more
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Nyssa Lieder, SEO Master Guru, on the Secret to Ranking in Search – ANR43

SEO is a set of technical best practices for delivering value to consumers via search engine. Nyssa Lieder explains how on Agency Nation Radio ... more
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The Scavenger Hunt that is Buying Insurance Online – ANR42

Those that choose to educate insurance consumers will be the same who are found in the insurance buying scavenger hunt ... more