Join Ryan as he chats with Bill Wilson on the insurance technology revolution and what independent agents need to consider in our ever evolving marketplace.
It's been four years since McKinsey published their Agency of the Future report predicting the demise of the local insurance agent. In this episode of Agency Nation Radio, Ryan and Marty take a look at McKinsey's predictions and evaluate how far off they actually were.
What made Elevate 2017 special had very little to do with the conference itself. Instead it was the people that made Elevate 2017 so special.
In this episode of Agency Nation Radio, Marty and Ryan break down the experience that was Elevate 2017 and what it was that made Elevate 2017 truly, a one-of-a-kind insurance conference.
Take a dive into the world of Lead Generation with Tony Franzese, co-founder and CEO of Precise, the best-in-class insurance lead provider.
"Lead" is a dirty word in the independent insurance agency. We want to change that. This conversation is the beginning.
Has the business of insurance become dull for you? Let's talk about how we change that...
In this episode of Agency Nation Radio we're joined by Andrew Metz and Dan Betz of Zywave for chat on "How to Make Insurance Fun Again."
What technology is worth the investment? How can we learn about technology from insurtech startups? Laird Rixford, president of Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC) explains...
Learn how Travelers Insurance, a top 10 insurance carrier, is innovating in support of independent agents and the insurance customer experience.
In this episode we're joined by Jay Gauthier, CMO of Personal Lines and Loree Toedman, Vice President of Personal Lines Field Sales for look behind the Travelers Insurance curtain.
As independent agents, we all want to be seen as a "Trusted Advisor" to our clients. Derek Coburn shows us how...
We all love origin stories.
Listen as Eric Narcisco, founder and president of Effective Coverage tells his own independent agency startup story.
This is what insurtech really is...
In a highly regulated industry like insurance, politics play significant role in the velocity of the marketplace.
Bob Rusbuldt, president and CEO of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers and America gives us the breakdown on the current state and political climate as it relates to the insurance industry.
In an increasingly commoditized world, it is our people that create value.
In this episode of Agency Nation Radio we're joined by Jay Weintraub, founder InsurTech Connect Conference, for a deep dive into why people are our product and how we maximize the value of are people to customers.
Have you been reluctant to go all in on marketing because of the expense?
In this episode of Agency Nation Radio, Chris Langille helps us understand the cost of customer acquisition.
The difference between dominating and getting dominated could be as small as a one percent advantage.
In this episode of Agency Nation Radio, Marty and Ryan dissect the One Percent Rule and it's impact on the digital marketplace.
Too often independent agents do not give themselves credit for the success they've already achieved. Joey Giangola explains what to do next...
The answer might surprise you.
How do insurance carriers invest in the independent agency force? Today we answer that question...
In this episode of Agency Nation Radio we're joined by Chris Cline of Westfield insurance into how agents and carriers can maximize their relationship.
Generating new inbound sales opportunities (leads) is only half the battle.
In this interview with Jason Walker, co-founder of Smart Harbor, we learn about efficient insurance lead management. How do we make sure that leads are properly handled from generation to quote to close.
Marty and Ryan break down an article from the Boston Consulting Group on no-regret moves necessary for independent agents and carriers to thrive moving forward.
Torey Maerz of Rocket Referrals joins Agency Nation Radio for a deep dive into how he creates technology that actually solves problems unlike many new technology driven tools which solve problems independent insurance agents don't really have.
Branding is not your logo, your business card or the sign on your building. Branding must be strategic.
That's why we brought Peter van Aartrijk and Tony Wessling on this episode of Agency Nation Radio.
Go from tactical to strategic branding, right here on Agency Nation Radio.
Developing strong leaders is key to the long-term success of the insurance industry. Emily Huling explains how we lead with certainty.
In these disruptive times, leadership is more important than ever before.
Nick Ayers joins Agency Nation Radio to explain how he has used video to make his insurance business more human.
We also talk agency culture and getting gray hair in your 30's...
Technology doesn't have to be expensive, scary or time consuming and as Jeff Teschke explains, done right, technology can WOW your customers.
As technology evolves, so does the insurance consumer. As Jeff Roy explains, independent agents must evolve their customer experience as well.
In this episode of Agency Nation Radio, we're joined by Jeff Roy, president of Excalibur Insurance, in Ontario, Canada as he explains the Customer Experience 3.0.
Do you reward technical ability and experience over personality and cultural impact on your agency? If so, you might be stealing success from yourself.
In this episode of Agency Nation Radio, Marty and Ryan discuss impact of soft skills and culture on agency growth.
Elevate speaker, Brent Kelly, joins Agency Nation Radio to break down "Self-Leadership" and its impact on personal performance.
Personal growth and self-improvement can definitely be classified as buzz terms in the thought-leadership space. But Brent Kelly believes that we must look past the hacks and hucksters because self-leadership is the key to driving success.