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News & Views

for the week of Jan 18

Insight + Analysis for the Independent Agent

President Biden Unveils COVID-19 Relief Plan
President Biden Unveils COVID-19 Relief Plan
President Biden outlined his “American Rescue Plan” providing further COVID-19 relief to the nation. The proposal provides an additional $1.9 trillion in relief, including an additional $50 billion to small businesses.

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InsurTech Acquisitions Mark the Digital Age with a Bang
Digital acceleration in the independent agency channel stepped up a gear with the announcement of two high-profile InsurTech acquisitions last week.
Student of the Industry: Is Surplus Lines on a Tear?
Student of the Industry: Is Surplus Lines on a Tear?
Growth rates for surplus lines insurers have averaged 8.8% over the past five years. In contrast, the total property-casualty market grew at a rate of 4.7%. And surplus lines growth appears to be accelerating.
3 Questions to Focus Your Agency’s Marketing Strategy
3 Questions to Focus Your Agency’s Marketing Strategy
Access to the right marketing can be the difference between reaching your target audience and missing the mark altogether. Here are three key elements to developing a marketing plan.
Opportunities Abound for Future-Minded Agencies
Opportunities Abound for Future-Minded Agencies
The independent agency channel is at an inflection point, and future-minded agencies will choose to evolve. Here are four key pillars agencies should look to when creating a transformation action plan.
Business Income Loss: Is an Endorsement Considered Part of the Policy?
Business Income Loss: Is an Endorsement Considered Part of the Policy?
An insured lost income due to an ice storm. Their commercial property policy has an enhancement for business income and extra expense. The claim was denied as coverage isn't "included in the policy."
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Refresh Your Social Media Strategy
Is your agency ready to kick off the year with a strong social media strategy? Whether you’re aiming for a refresh or are just getting started, Trusted Choice® has you covered.
SimplePin Joins Agents Council for Technology
Electronic payment and invoice platform is new ACT partner.
Cyber Liability ‘Pay on Behalf of’ Provisions
Coalition's policy is among the only policies in the market applying pay on behalf provisions across every single coverage.
Register Now for Part One of Elevate 2021—Trilogy
Explore the universe of digital marketing on Feb. 25 from 12-5 p.m. ET.
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