10 Online Resources for Insurance Agents
Posted by: Cornelia Winn
As an insurance agent, staying up to date on industry news, trends and the like is so important. But with so many resources available on the internet these days, it can be hard to wade through the digital fodder and find quality content worthy of your time. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled our top 10 online resources for insurance agents. So, get reading and start improving your skills and growing your business today.
When it comes to insurance-related news, strategies, viewpoints, trends and analysis, Independent Agent is one of the top resources. Independent agents will love IA’s combination of research, experts and analysis to help lead them to increased profitability and competitive strength.
PropertyCasualty360 is the perfect resource for the sellers of P&C insurance. The regularly-updated website features breaking insurance news, industry research, compliance and legal updates, training and education, technology developments, data and trends, and much more. The content is aggregated from a variety of reliable sources, including the experts at the National Underwriter Professional Network.
One of the leaders in insurance news, Insurance Journal is a must-subscribe source for all insurance professionals. The website features national and international insurance news including blogs, podcasts, magazine articles, feature stories, job listings and much more.
Insurance Business is a bimonthly magazine available via its website or delivered right to your email inbox in the form of a daily newsletter. The outlet delivers the latest industry news, opinions, analysis and all the need-to-know developments of the day from government and regulatory resources.
Claims Magazine is a great resource for senior claim managers and adjusters in the field. The monthly magazine is available digitally, and reports on insurance fraud and crime rings, emergency trends in insurance-related litigation and legislation, claim management and much more. Better yet, the digital issues are available free of charge.
6. On Point
If you love podcasts, Insurance Journal’s On Point is worth a listen. Host Peter van Aartrijk talks technology, branding and social media in the insurance agency all in concise 27-minute episodes — making it the perfect resource to listen to on the go.
Insurance marketing consultant, writer and speaker Carrie Reynolds helps insurance agents grow their business, brand and online presence. Her website features a regularly updated blog, podcasts and a slew of other valuable resources geared toward those navigating the insurance industry.
Today, branding your agency online is more important than ever and the team at Grow is on a mission to help agencies do just that. By working with agents to transform their agencies into a social and digital business, members see increased engagement online, and as a result, more leads. In addition to a blog and podcast, Grow also offers more than 40 videos and a four-part internet marketing tuneup course.
If you’re a new agent interested in learning how to sell insurance from anywhere with an internet connection, check out SellTermLife.com. The podcast helps life insurance agents learn how to generate their own leads online and make sales via phone using the latest technologies. On top of that, SellTermLife.com also offer web building services for agents in need of a high-quality personal website.
10. ASI Agent Hub
If you don’t already check back in frequently with American Strategic Insurance’s Agent Hub, you should! ASI’s Agent Hub is a regularly updated blog for agents to learn about industry standards and trends, interact with other agents and share valuable insights with the others in the industry.