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ITC Launches GAINSCO Buy Now in TurboRater for Websites in Texas
ITC launches GAINSCO Auto Insurance® Buy Now in Texas in its online consumer rater TurboRater for Websites to help independent agents compete effectively online.

POSTED MARCH 20, 2017 9:00 AM
Albert Appouh Wins the Inaugural InsurTech Scholarship
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a provider of agency marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today Albert Appouh as the inaugural recipient of the InsurTech Scholarship.

POSTED NOVEMBER 09, 2016 9:00 AM
ITC Launches Homeowner Rating API for Online Agencies and Lead Providers
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a provider of agency marketing, rating and management software and services, made homeowner insurance rates available via its web service-based rating API today.

POSTED NOVEMBER 02, 2016 9:00 AM
ITC Integrates TurboRater with Compass Driving Records
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the integration of TurboRater, its comparative rating system, with Compass Driving Records to provide its users with access to motor vehicle reports (MVRs).

POSTED AUGUST 24, 2016 9:00 AM
ITC Debuts Inaugural InsurTech Scholarship
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a provider of agency marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the debut of an annual scholarship program to support the future of the insurance industry.

POSTED AUGUST 17, 2016 9:00 AM
ITC Adds First Chicago to Binding Online with TurboRater for Websites in Illinois and Indiana
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today it has added First Chicago Insurance to the binding online technology in Illinois and Indiana in its online consumer rater TurboRater for Websites.

POSTED AUGUST 10, 2016 9:00 AM
TurboRater Becomes First Comparative Rater to Provide Two-Factor Authentication
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today it is adding a second layer of security to its comparative rating and sales system TurboRater with two-factor authentication, making it the first comparative rater to offer this extra security.

POSTED AUGUST 03, 2016 9:00 AM
ITC Integrates with Compare.com and Empowers Market Growth
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today its integration with Compare.com to help provide more auto insurance quotes to online insurance shoppers.

POSTED JULY 27, 2016 9:00 AM
ITC Partners with Pioneer State Mutual on Insurance Agency Website Program
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, and Pioneer State Mutual Insurance Company (Pioneer) announced today a partnership in which ITC will provide insurance websites to Pioneer’s agents.

POSTED JULY 20, 2016 9:00 AM
ITC Named a Top Technology Provider in Insurance Business America
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a provider of agency marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today that Insurance Business America has included ITC in its list of top technology providers.

POSTED JUNE 29, 2016 9:00 AM
Latest Study Reveals Strong Link Between Marketing, Insurance Technology Investment, and Revenue Growth
Velocify, the leading sales acceleration platform, and Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating, and management software and services, today announced the results of a new joint study "The Techsurance Marketing Revolution." The study examines marketing investment and technology usage and its effectiveness in the insurance market.

POSTED MAY 11, 2016 9:00 AM
Insurance Website Builder Enables Term Life Insurance Quoting
ITC, a provider of agency marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the integration of Ninja Quoter with Insurance Website Builder, the largest provider of insurance agency websites in the country.

POSTED APRIL 13, 2016 9:00 AM
ITC Enables Rating Within Agency Management System Vendors
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a provider of agency marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the launch of embedded rating for auto insurance with four agency management systems: Agency Matrix; HawkSoft, Inc.; Partner XE by SIS; and TechCanary.

POSTED APRIL 06, 2016 8:00 AM
ITC Increases Security and Uptime of Its Insurance Agency Websites with Dyn
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a provider of agency marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today that it has switched its hosted DNS services to an anycast DNS network with Dyn, a cloud-based Internet Performance Management company, to improve its resiliency and mitigate the effects of DDoS attacks.

POSTED MARCH 02, 2016 9:00 AM
Insurify Joins Keynote Super Panel at ITC Agent Conference 2016
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a provider of agency marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today that Insurify will join the panel of online aggregators to present the keynote address at ITC Agent Conference 2016. Insurify joins other panelists Compare.com, CoverHound and The Zebra.

POSTED FEBRUARY 25, 2016 9:00 AM
Super Panel of Insurance Innovators to Keynote ITC Agent Conference 2016
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a provider of agency marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today that a panel of online aggregators will present the keynote address at ITC Agent Conference 2016. The panelists include Google Compare, Compare.com, CoverHound and The Zebra.

POSTED FEBRUARY 02, 2016 9:00 AM
TurboRater Becomes First Comparative Rater to Offer Usage-Based Rating
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of usage-based insurance rating to TurboRater, its personal lines insurance rating and sales system, making it the first comparative rater to offer usage-based insurance rating.

POSTED DECEMBER 08, 2015 8:00 AM
ITC Continues TurboRater Expansion with Florida Release
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the continued expansion of TurboRater, its insurance rating and sales system, with today’s release of automated insurance rating information for personal lines insurance in Florida.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 02, 2015 9:02 AM
ITC Adds Freedom National to Binding Online with TurboRater for Websites
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the addition of Freedom National to its instant binding online technology in its online consumer portal TurboRater for Websites in Arizona.

POSTED JUNE 23, 2015 9:00 AM
ITC Continues TurboRater Expansion with Michigan Release
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, continued the expansion of comparative rating system TurboRater with its release today of automated insurance rating information for personal lines insurance in Michigan.

POSTED JUNE 17, 2015 9:00 AM
New Insurance Industry Study Reveals Heavy Technology Usage Correlates with Greater Revenue and Productivity
Velocify, the market leader in cloud-based intelligent sales automation software, and Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, today announced the results of a new joint study “The State of Techsurance 2015,” which examined trends in technology usage and benefits to insurance agencies.

POSTED JUNE 16, 2015 10:00 AM
ITC Releases Sun Coast to TurboRater in California
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of real time auto insurance rates for Sun Coast General Insurance Agency to TurboRater, its personal lines comparative rating system, in California.

POSTED JUNE 12, 2015 9:00 AM
ITC Acquires Multico-Online
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today it has acquired Multico-Online from Multico Rating Systems Incorporated, the largest comparative rating vendor in the northwestern United States, to expand its insurance rating and sales system TurboRater.

POSTED JUNE 03, 2015 9:00 AM
ITC Integrates with Google Compare to Connect Independent Insurance Agents and Carriers to Consumers
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today an integration partnership with Google Compare to provide auto insurance quotes to online consumers.

POSTED MAY 27, 2015 9:00 AM
EverQuote Integrates with ITC
EverQuote, Inc. announced today the integration of its EverQuote Agent platform with Insurance Technology Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and solutions.

POSTED APRIL 15, 2015 11:19 AM
ITC Releases Foremost to TurboRater in California
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of real time auto insurance rates for Foremost Insurance Group to TurboRater, its personal lines insurance rating software, in California.

POSTED JANUARY 22, 2015 9:00 AM
ITC Releases Anchor General to TurboRater in California
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of auto insurance rates for Anchor General Insurance Agency, Inc. to TurboRater, its personal lines comparative rating software, in California.

POSTED JANUARY 21, 2015 9:58 AM
ITC Names Becky Schroeder VP of Marketing
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the promotion of Becky Schroeder to vice president of marketing, effective January 1, 2015.

POSTED JANUARY 05, 2015 9:59 AM
Insurance Website Builder Adds Personalized SSL Certificates
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the addition of personalized SSL certificates to Insurance Website Builder.

POSTED NOVEMBER 03, 2014 10:00 AM
ITC Joins Agents Council for Technology
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC) is the newest company partner of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America’s Agents Council for Technology (ACT).

POSTED OCTOBER 27, 2014 10:07 AM
ITC Adds Empower to Binding Online with TurboRater for Websites
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the addition of Empower Insurance to its instant binding online technology in TurboRater for Websites, its online consumer portal, in Texas.

POSTED OCTOBER 13, 2014 10:23 AM
Insurance Website Builder Adds Compliance Feature
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the addition of compliance auditing to Insurance Website Builder for MGAs, aggregators and agency clusters.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 1:00 PM
ITC Releases SCJ to TurboRater in California
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of rates for SCJ to TurboRater, its personal lines insurance rating software, in California.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 9:00 AM
AgencyBuzz Now Integrates with HawkSoft CMS
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the integration if its automated agency marketing system AgencyBuzz with HawkSoft Client Management System (CMS).

POSTED SEPTEMBER 04, 2014 9:01 AM
ITC Continues TurboRater Expansion with Nevada Release
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, continued the expansion of comparative rating system TurboRater with its release today of automated insurance rating information for personal lines insurance in Nevada.

POSTED JULY 08, 2014 9:26 AM
ITC Releases AAA to TurboRater in Illinois
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of real time rates for The Auto Club Group of AAA affiliates to TurboRater, its personal lines comparative rating software, in Illinois.

POSTED JUNE 09, 2014 9:46 AM
ITC Advances Growth, Expansion with New Hire Mark Volckmann
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today it has expanded its carrier relations team in support of its growth and expansion. Mark Volckmann has joined ITC and will be working with carriers on business development projects.

POSTED JUNE 05, 2014 11:51 AM
New TurboRater Features Puts Relationship Back in Selling Insurance
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of a new feature to its personal lines insurance comparative rating software TurboRater called Rank Your Companies.

POSTED MAY 20, 2014 9:02 AM
ITC Releases Binding Online with TurboRater for Websites
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of instant binding online technology to TurboRater for Websites, its online consumer portal, with Dairyland Auto.

POSTED MARCH 26, 2014 9:04 AM
ITC Releases Alliance United to TurboRater in California
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of rates for Alliance United Insurance Company to TurboRater, its personal lines comparative rating software, in California.

POSTED MARCH 05, 2014 10:49 AM
TurboRater Now Integrates with ProFiles™
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the two-way integration of its personal lines insurance rating system TurboRater with ProFiles™, a web-based agency management system from Record Guardian Technologies, a provider of agency management systems for independent insurance agencies nationwide.

POSTED JANUARY 27, 2014 10:30 AM
TurboRater Now Integrates with QQ Catalyst™
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the two-way integration of its personal lines insurance rating system TurboRater with the QQ Catalyst™ cloud-based agency management system from QQ Solutions, a provider of agency management systems for independent insurance agencies nationwide.

POSTED JANUARY 15, 2014 9:00 AM
ITC Adds Motorcycle Insurance Quote Capabilities to TurboRater
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the addition of automated insurance rating information for motorcycle coverage to TurboRater, its comparative insurance rater.

POSTED JANUARY 13, 2014 10:00 AM
ITC Names Don Hobdy Jr. VP of Sales
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the promotion of Don Hobdy Jr. to vice president of sales, effective immediately.

POSTED JANUARY 08, 2014 8:43 AM
Tom Freeland from Infinity Insurance to Keynote ITC Agent Conference 2014
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of agency marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today that Tom Freeland will present the keynote address at ITC Agent Conference 2014.

POSTED JANUARY 06, 2014 9:40 AM
ITC Names Laird Rixford President
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the promotion of Laird Rixford to president, effective immediately.

POSTED JANUARY 02, 2014 8:49 AM
ITC Releases Mercury Insurance to TurboRater in California
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of real time rates for Mercury Insurance Group to TurboRater, its personal lines comparative rating software, in California.

POSTED DECEMBER 23, 2013 10:27 AM
Inaugural User Group Conference ITC Agent Conference Scheduled for April
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of agency marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today that ITC Agent Conference, its user group conference, will be held for the first time on April 15-16, 2014, at the Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas in Irving, Texas.

POSTED NOVEMBER 22, 2013 1:02 PM
ITC Integrates TurboRater with Softech International
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the integration of its comparative insurance rating system TurboRater with Softech International to provide its users with access to motor vehicle reports (MVRs).

POSTED SEPTEMBER 24, 2013 9:11 AM
ITC Releases TurboRater in California
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of automated insurance rating information for automobile and motorcycle insurance to TurboRater, its comparative insurance rating system, in California.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 9:00 AM
ITC Releases Safeway Insurance to TurboRater in New Mexico
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of real time rates for Safeway Insurance to TurboRater, its web-based insurance rating software, in New Mexico.

POSTED JULY 18, 2013 9:17 AM
ITC Launches Spanish Version of TurboRater for Websites
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance agency marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today it has launched a Spanish language version of TurboRater for Websites, its online website rater.

POSTED JUNE 25, 2013 8:00 AM
ITC Customers Win Best Agency Websites Category of CAAFE
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance agency marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today three of its customers were named finalists in the Best Agency Websites category of the 2013 Commercial Agency Awards for Excellence (CAAFE): Alliance Insurance of Colorado, Bryan Insurance Agency and ECI Insurance. The category’s winner was ECI Insurance.

POSTED JUNE 13, 2013 9:46 AM
ITC Partners With The Hanover Insurance Group for Agent Web Program
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance marketing, rating and management software and services, and The Hanover Insurance Group announced today a partnership in which ITC will provide insurance agency marketing services to The Hanover’s Personal Lines partner agents through the Agent Web Program.

POSTED MAY 08, 2013 4:38 PM
ITC Celebrates its 30th Anniversary
Insurance Technologies Corporation celebrates 30 years of providing marketing, rating and management software and services to the insurance industry, including independent agents and insurance carriers today.

POSTED APRIL 15, 2013 1:38 PM
ITC Adds Homeowner Rating to TurboRater in Missouri and New Mexico
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the addition of automated insurance rating information for both homeowner’s and tenant’s property and liability coverage to TurboRater, its insurance rater, in Missouri and New Mexico.

POSTED FEBRUARY 25, 2013 11:00 AM
ITC Expands Sales Team with Misty Hoskins
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance agency marketing, comparative rating and management software and services, announced today Misty Hoskins has joined its sales team as regional sales manager.

POSTED FEBRUARY 14, 2013 8:45 AM
ITC Adds Homeowners Quote Capabilities to TurboRater in Kentucky and Ohio
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the addition of automated insurance rating information for both homeowner’s and tenant’s property and liability coverage to TurboRater, its comparative rater, in Kentucky and Ohio.

POSTED JANUARY 23, 2013 12:22 PM
ITC Releases Badger Mutual Insurance to TurboRater in Arizona and Illinois
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of real time rates for Badger Mutual Insurance Company to TurboRater, its web-based insurance rating software, in Arizona and Illinois.

POSTED JANUARY 09, 2013 12:35 PM
ITC Offers Highly Rated Technical Support on Saturdays
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance agency marketing, comparative rating and management software and services, announced today that beginning January 5, 2013 technical support for Insurance Website Builder, TurboRater and InsurancePro is available on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. CST.

POSTED JANUARY 08, 2013 1:59 PM
ITC Releases Safeco Insurance to TurboRater in Arizona
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of real time rates for Safeco Insurance to web-based TurboRater, its comparative rater, in Arizona.

POSTED DECEMBER 20, 2012 3:06 PM
ITC Releases Badger Mutual Insurance to TurboRater in Wisconsin
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of real time rates for Badger Mutual Insurance Company to the web-based insurance rater TurboRater in Wisconsin.

POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2012 3:07 PM
ITC Releases Safeway Insurance to TurboRater in Arizona
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of real time rates for Safeway Insurance to web-based TurboRater, its insurance rating software, in Arizona.

POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2012 9:22 AM
ITC Releases Rio National to TurboRater in Arizona and New Mexico
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of rates for Rio National Insurance to TurboRater, its web-based insurance rating software, in Arizona and New Mexico.

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2012 2:05 PM
ITC Releases Freedom Juniper to TurboRater in Arizona
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of rates for Freedom Juniper to TurboRater, its web-based comparative rater, in Arizona.

POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2012 12:00 PM
ITC Releases TurboRater in New Mexico
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of automated insurance rating information for automobile insurance to TurboRater, its comparative insurance rating system, in New Mexico.

POSTED DECEMBER 04, 2012 9:45 AM
SIMG Inc. Chooses TurboRater as Preferred Comparative Rater
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today that SIMG Inc, an insurance agency and marketing enterprise, has chosen TurboRater as the preferred comparative insurance rater for their member agents.

POSTED NOVEMBER 28, 2012 10:24 AM
ITC TurboRater First Rater to Be Compatible with Windows 8
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today that the insurance rating software TurboRater and website rater TurboRater for Websites are fully compatible with Windows 8, Microsoft’s latest operating system, and Internet Explorer 10.

POSTED NOVEMBER 27, 2012 9:00 AM
ITC Releases Updates to AgencyBuzz
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the release of updates to AgencyBuzz, ITC’s web-based audience engagement system.

POSTED OCTOBER 23, 2012 9:01 AM
ITC Is Largest Provider of Insurance Websites in United States
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today that more than 2,000 agencies are currently using Insurance Website Builder as their digital marketing system making ITC the largest provider of insurance websites and digital agency marketing in the United States.

POSTED OCTOBER 09, 2012 9:00 AM
ITC Launches Mobile App for the 2012 Alliance Convention and Expo
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance websites, marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the launch of The Alliance mobile app for the 2012 Alliance Convention and Expo, the largest P&C convention on the West Coast.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 05, 2012 9:00 AM
ITC Offers Social Media Services to Independent Insurance Agents
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today new social media services to independent insurance agents.

POSTED MAY 21, 2012 9:00 AM
ITC Changes Price of Bronze Plan for Insurance Website Builder
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance agency software and services, announced today changes to the price of Insurance Website Builder’s Bronze Plan. The Bronze Plan is now a one-time set up fee of $350 with no monthly fees.

POSTED MAY 03, 2012 9:00 AM
ITC Updates, Changes Website Rater Name to TurboRater for Websites
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance agency software and services, announced today updates to the online consumer rater eTurboRater, including changing the product’s name to TurboRater for Websites.

POSTED MAY 01, 2012 9:00 AM
Insurance Technologies Corporation Unveils New Logo
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC) today unveiled the company’s new corporate identity and branding. The new logo, created by ITC’s internal design team, was created to reflect today’s ITC, a company with multiple insurance software products that help insurance agencies grow and become more efficient.

POSTED APRIL 17, 2012 9:00 AM
ITC Adds Homeowners Insurance Quote Capabilities to TurboRater
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance agency software and services, announced today the addition of automated insurance rating information for both homeowner’s and tenant’s property and liability coverage to TurboRater, its comparative insurance rating system.

POSTED APRIL 02, 2012 9:00 AM
ITC Announces Updates to InsurancePro
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance marketing, rating and management software and services to insurance agencies, announced today the release of updates to InsurancePro, its agency management system.

POSTED FEBRUARY 07, 2012 9:00 AM
ITC Introduces Legacy - Arizona Auto Insurance Company to TurboRater
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance marketing, rating and management software and services, announced the inclusion of Legacy – Arizona Auto Insurance Company http://www.legacymga.com into the Colorado TurboRater comparative rating system.

POSTED FEBRUARY 02, 2012 9:00 AM
ITC Welcomes Access Insurance Company into TurboRater in Tennessee
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance rating, agency management systems, insurance agency marketing and insurance websites, reported the addition of Access Insurance Company accessgeneral.com into the TurboRater comparative rating system in Tennessee.

POSTED NOVEMBER 07, 2011 9:00 AM
ITC Welcomes Cornerstone National to Real Time Rating in Kansas
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance rating, agency management systems, insurance agency marketing and insurance websites, reported the addition of Cornerstone National http://www.cornerstonenational.com into the TurboRater comparative rating system in Kansas.

POSTED OCTOBER 12, 2011 9:00 AM
ITC Welcomes Safeway Insurance into TurboRater in Colorado
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance rating, agency management systems, insurance websites and insurance agency marketing, reported the addition of Safeway Insurance http://www.SafewayInsurance.com into the TurboRater comparative rating system in Colorado.

POSTED OCTOBER 11, 2011 9:00 AM
Insurance Website Builder Now Includes Free Report Marketing
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC) is pleased to announce the addition of free report marketing to Insurance Website Builder (IWB), the premier insurance agency online marketing provider. Free report marketing generates leads for an agency by providing insurance-related reports to the agency’s website visitors in exchange for their contact information.

POSTED OCTOBER 06, 2011 9:00 AM
Insurance Website Builder Now Includes Facebook Social Media Plugin
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC) is pleased to announce the addition of a Facebook social media plugin to Insurance Website Builder, the premier insurance agency online marketing provider. The Facebook social media plugin installs a mini version of an insurance agency’s main website on Facebook, including blogs, employee directory, locations and quote forms.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2011 9:00 AM
Insurance Technologies Corporation Introduces AgencyBuzz
Insurance Technologies Corporation today introduced AgencyBuzz, the premier drip marketing tool created for independent insurance agents. AgencyBuzz allows agents to automate their online and offline marketing processes and manage their contacts in an easy-to-use interface that can assign a relationship status – e.g. prospect, customer or lost – for each line of business the agent offers.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2011 9:00 AM
ITC Welcomes KAI Advantage Auto to Real Time Rating in Indiana
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance rating, agency management systems, insurance agency marketing and insurance websites, reported the addition of KAI Advantage Auto http://www.kaiadvantage.com into the TurboRater comparative rating system in Indiana.

POSTED AUGUST 19, 2011 9:00 AM
ITC Welcomes GAINSCO Inc Into TurboRater in Oklahoma
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance rating, agency management software, insurance agency marketing and insurance websites, reported the addition of GAINSCO, Inc. http://www.gainsco.com into the TurboRater comparative rating system in Oklahoma.

POSTED AUGUST 19, 2011 9:00 AM
Insurance Technologies Corporation Expands TurboRater Team
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance software solutions, announced today it has expanded its TurboRater team with the addition of Justin Costa as carrier relations leader. In the carrier relations leader position, Costa is responsible for identifying and managing the present and future needs of insurance carriers and engaging new carrier relationships for TurboRater, ITC’s comparative rating system.

POSTED JULY 12, 2011 9:00 AM
ITC Welcomes Safeway Insurance into TurboRater in Tennessee
Insurance Technologies Corporation, a leading provider of insurance rating, agency management software, insurance agency marketing and insurance agency websites, reported the addition of Safeway Insurance http://www.SafewayInsurance.com into the TurboRater comparative rating system in Tennessee.

POSTED JULY 08, 2011 9:00 AM
Insurance Website Builder Now Includes Mobile Websites
Insurance Technologies Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of mobile websites to Insurance Website Builder, the premier insurance agency website provider, which are available to all Insurance Website Builder customers at no additional cost. Automatically included in every package, all current accounts have already been upgraded with a mobile version, which includes features from the full websites.

POSTED JUNE 27, 2011 9:00 AM
ITC Welcomes GMAC Insurance to Real Time Rating in Indiana
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance rating, agency management, and website solutions, reported the addition of GMAC Insurance www.GMACInsurance.com into the TurboRater comparative rating system in Indiana.

POSTED JUNE 12, 2011 9:00 AM
Promotions within ITC Clear the Way for Product Improvement
AnMarie Bozick, CIC the former Communications Director for Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), has been promoted to the position of Comparative Rating Product Manager. In this position, Bozick will be responsible for adjusting the direction of the company’s TurboRater product.

POSTED MAY 27, 2011 9:00 AM
ITC Announces the Addition of Conifer Insurance Company to TurboRater
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a cutting edge provider of insurance rating, agency management software, insurance agency marketing and insurance websites, announced the addition of Conifer Insurance Company, a sister company of www.myamericanalliance.com, into the TurboRater comparative rating system.

POSTED MAY 18, 2011 9:00 AM
ITC Announces the Addition of Western General Insurance Company to TurboRater
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance rating, agency management systems, insurance agency marketing and insurance websites, announced the inclusion of Western General Insurance Company www.westerngeneral.com into the TurboRater comparative rating system.

POSTED APRIL 25, 2011 9:00 AM
ITC Announces the Addition of Tejas Seguros to TurboRater
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance rating, agency management software, insurance agency marketing and insurance websites, announced the inclusion of Tejas Seguros, a personal auto product designed by Alternative Risk Consulting, LLC (ARC), to target Spanish speaking drivers, into the TurboRater comparative rating system.

POSTED APRIL 06, 2011 9:00 AM
ITC Announces the Addition of Standard Mutual Insurance Company to TurboRater
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance rating, agency management software, and insurance websites, announced the inclusion of Standard Mutual Insurance Company http://www.standardmutual.com into the TurboRater comparative rating system.

POSTED MARCH 30, 2011 9:00 AM
ITC Announces the Addition of Rockford Mutual Insurance Company to TurboRater
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance rating, agency management systems, insurance agency marketing and website solutions, announced the inclusion of Rockford Mutual Insurance Company( www.rockfordmutual.com) into the TurboRater comparative rating system.

POSTED MARCH 25, 2011 9:00 AM
Insurance Website Builder Launches Website Starter Edition
Insurance Website Builder, the leading provider of quality insurance websites for independent insurance agencies in all fifty states is proud to launch the Insurance Website Builder Starter Edition. With this new plan, Insurance Website Builder has made the commitment to keep the website building experience simple. This affordable website package allows all agents nationwide to get a low cost insurance website solution for their agency.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 29, 2010 9:00 AM
Agency Matrix Joins Forces with ITC for Special Agency Management Offering
Agency Matrix, LLC, a technology software leader in insurance and small business management system solutions, announces a mutual alliance with Dallas based Insurance Technologies Corp. (ITC) to provide a special product bundle to include the Agency Matrix management system and the ITC Turborater comparative rating system to independent agents in Texas and 12 other states across the country.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 16, 2009 9:00 AM
Agency Data Transfer Services Merges with ITC
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC) and Agency Data Transfer Services announced today a joint agreement in which the two companies will merge. Through this merger, ADTS will now be part of the Insurance Technologies Corporation Pre-Fill Division. The division will utilize Agency Data Transfer Services' state-of-the-art technology for eliminating data entry by insurance MGAs, carriers, and agents.

POSTED MAY 13, 2009 9:00 AM
ITC Introduces Additional Companies Through Real Time Rating
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance rating, agency management, and website solutions, announced the inclusion of standard insurance companies into the TurboRater comparative rating system. Added companies include AIC, Bristol West, Grange, Hartford, Paragon, Progressive, Safeco, and Travelers.

POSTED DECEMBER 03, 2008 9:00 AM
ITC Launches eTurboRater Online Automobile Consumer Rating System
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance rating, agency management, and website solutions, announced the launch of eTurboRater, an online automobile consumer rating product for the independent agent. With this release, insurance agencies in nine states can provide instantaneous comparative quotes to customers via their agency website. State availability includes Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.

POSTED NOVEMBER 25, 2008 9:00 AM
ITC Acquires Insurance Website Builder
Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance rating and management software, acquired the Insurance Website Builder web application from Addison-based Evolution Designs, an information technology company providing consulting and innovative software solutions for the insurance industry. The acquisition of the Insurance Website Builder system strengthens Insurance Technologies Corporation's position as a leader in providing innovative insurance solutions.

POSTED JANUARY 28, 2008 9:00 AM

ITC Blog

What Selfies Can Teach You About Insurance Agency Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
Insurance agents can learn some valuable marketing lessons from the selfie.

POSTED MAY 24, 2017 9:00 AM
The Warm and Fuzzy Way to Market Your Insurance Agency - Agency Marketing Blog
Is philanthropy missing from your insurance agency’s marketing strategy?

POSTED MAY 22, 2017 9:00 AM
Masters of Marketing - The Bare Necessities: Your Homepage Checklist - Agency Marketing Blog
Website Coordinator Karly Baker discusses what elements make up a successful insurance website homepage.

POSTED MAY 18, 2017 1:00 PM
Six Ideas to Inspire You to Try Out A/B Testing - Agency Marketing Blog
To run an A/B split test, you must decide which variable in your email to isolate. Here are a few ideas.

POSTED MAY 17, 2017 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Jim Dougherty from Infinity Insurance - Agency Rating Blog
This is the way Jim Dougherty from Infinity Insurance works.

POSTED MAY 16, 2017 9:00 AM
What Top Insurance Agencies Know About SEO (That You Don’t) - Agency Marketing Blog
Here’s how top insurance agencies get to the front page of search results, and stay there.

POSTED MAY 15, 2017 9:00 AM
Mobile and Insurance: Take The Long View - Agency Marketing Blog
Mobile is here to stay, and insurance websites need to get on board before they get left behind.

POSTED MAY 10, 2017 9:00 AM
ACORD Forms Update (April 2017) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms we updated in agency management system InsurancePro in April 2017.

POSTED MAY 09, 2017 6:00 AM
How to Connect with the Next Generation of Buyers - Agency Marketing Blog
Insurance agents can reach millennials online with these marketing tips.

POSTED MAY 08, 2017 9:00 AM
The Bare Necessities: Your Homepage Checklist - Agency Marketing Blog
Is your homepage attracting or repelling online visitors? Follow our homepage checklist to entice online prospects.

POSTED MAY 05, 2017 9:00 AM
3 Simple Reasons Why Your Insurance Website Isn’t Converting Visitors into Leads - Agency Marketing Blog
Ever wonder why your insurance agency website isn't converting visitors into leads? Here are three simple reasons why that may be the case.

POSTED MAY 03, 2017 9:00 AM
Operation Agency Success: What a Neglected Blog Says About You - ITC Videos
Why neglecting your blog is worse for your insurance agency website than not having a blog at all.

POSTED MAY 02, 2017 9:00 AM
The Top 5 Email Marketing FAQs (Answered) - Agency Marketing Blog
AgencyBuzz Coordinator Heather Galloway compiles her most frequently asked email marketing from insurance agents.

POSTED MAY 01, 2017 9:00 AM
10 Springtime Content Ideas for May - Agency Marketing Blog
Step into spring with these 10 springtime content ideas for your insurance agency blog.

POSTED APRIL 26, 2017 9:00 AM
Managing Your Agency’s Data to Improve Results - Agency Management Blog
Data is a game changer. Here’s why and how you can use it to improve your insurance agency and grow.

POSTED APRIL 25, 2017 9:00 AM
At A Glance: What Your Website Says About Your Business - Agency Marketing Blog
First impressions matter, especially online. Is your insurance website making a good first impression?

POSTED APRIL 24, 2017 9:00 AM
Masters of Marketing - Future-Proofing Your Agency's Search Visibility - Agency Marketing Blog
What's next for SEO, and how can you prepare for it ahead of the curve?

POSTED APRIL 20, 2017 1:00 PM
Unpacking the ROI of SEO - Agency Marketing Blog
How do you measure SEO's return on investment?

POSTED APRIL 19, 2017 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Mike Stromsoe from Stromsoe Insurance Agency - Agency Rating Blog
This is the way Mike Stromsoe, president of Stromsoe Insurance Agency, works.

POSTED APRIL 18, 2017 9:00 AM
Don’t Refresh Your Insurance Website Without These 5 Things - Agency Marketing Blog
Upgrading your insurance website? Don’t refresh your website without these five considerations.

POSTED APRIL 17, 2017 9:00 AM
Get Backlinks from Your Agency's Customers - Agency Marketing Blog
Tap a little-known resource for your website's backlinks: Your customers and agency partners.

POSTED APRIL 12, 2017 9:00 AM
What Top Insurance Agencies Know About Social Media (That You Don’t) - Agency Marketing Blog
Ever wonder what top insurance agencies know about social media that you don’t?

POSTED APRIL 10, 2017 9:00 AM
The Call to Action Button: You Might be Doing it Wrong - Agency Marketing Blog
Here are our top do’s and don’ts for call to action buttons in your insurance agency’s marketing emails.

POSTED APRIL 05, 2017 9:00 AM
Operation Agency Success: Why Your Agency Needs a Drip Campaign - ITC Videos
Learn about drip email marketing and why your agency needs it in this short video.

POSTED APRIL 04, 2017 9:00 AM
SEO and Email Marketing: Two Peas in a Pod – SEO vs Email, Part 3 - Agency Marketing Blog
In the third installment of our SEO vs Email Marketing series, Phillip Long makes the case for compromise.

POSTED APRIL 03, 2017 9:00 AM
Future-Proofing Your Agency Search Visibility - Agency Marketing Blog
Is it possible to future-proof your agency's SEO?

POSTED MARCH 31, 2017 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Donna Yother from Sava Insurance Group - Agency Rating Blog
This is the way Donna Yother, president and owner of Sava Insurance Group, works.

POSTED MARCH 30, 2017 9:00 AM
Think Fast! 10 Quick Content Ideas for April - Agency Marketing Blog
Too busy to crank out another insurance blog post? These 10 content ideas can give you the boost you need.

POSTED MARCH 29, 2017 9:00 AM
What's in Release 6.0.39.22 of InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
These are the changes in the latest release of ITC’s agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED MARCH 29, 2017 4:00 AM
Rebuttal: You Have to Use Email Marketing to Grow Your Agency - SEO vs. Email Marketing, Part 2 - Agency Marketing Blog
In part two of our SEO versus email marketing series, a rebuttal on why email marketing is an effective tactic for lead generation.

POSTED MARCH 27, 2017 9:00 AM
Why You Need to Audit Your Agency’s Technology - Agency Management Blog
What is a technology audit and why you need to conduct one for your agency.

POSTED MARCH 23, 2017 9:00 AM
Website Traffic Converting at 2% or Less? Here’s How You Can Fix It - Agency Marketing Blog
Here are a few inexpensive tools that can help your insurance agency’s online visitors convert.

POSTED MARCH 22, 2017 9:00 AM
Why Email Marketing Isn't the Best Channel for Lead Generation - SEO vs. Email Marketing, Part 1 - Agency Marketing Blog
What’s the best marketing channel for insurance agency growth? Read part one of our series here.

POSTED MARCH 20, 2017 9:00 AM
Masters of Marketing - Master the Promotional Email to Increase ROI - Agency Marketing Blog
AgencyBuzz Coordinator Malika James explains which promotional emails are great to have in your back pocket.

POSTED MARCH 16, 2017 1:00 PM
Don’t Let a Bad SEO Experience Keep You Down - Agency Marketing Blog
If you’ve been burned by a disreputable SEO firm, here are your first steps to recover.

POSTED MARCH 15, 2017 9:00 AM
Website Activity = Relevance - Agency Marketing Blog
Once your insurance website is set up, be sure to update it regularly to stay relevant online.

POSTED MARCH 13, 2017 9:00 AM
How Do You Handle Unsold Prospects? - Agency Rating Blog
What if you could monetize unsold prospects to cover some of your operating or marketing costs?

POSTED MARCH 09, 2017 9:00 AM
QUIZ: Is Your Email Marketing Making the Grade? - Agency Marketing Blog
Take our pop quiz to see if your insurance agency’s email marketing makes the grade.

POSTED MARCH 08, 2017 9:00 AM
Operation Agency Success: The Secret Behind the Questions on a Comparative Rater - ITC Videos
Have you ever wondering how certain questions get added to a comparative rater? ITC President Laird Rixford explains.

POSTED MARCH 07, 2017 9:00 AM
How to Produce Content for Geo-Location Landing Pages - Agency Marketing Blog
It can be tricky to write unique content for each of your geo-location landing pages. Here's how to do it right.

POSTED MARCH 06, 2017 9:00 AM
Mastering the Promotional Email to Increase ROI - Agency Marketing Blog
AgencyBuzz Coordinator Malika James explains how promotional emails can drive ROI.

POSTED MARCH 03, 2017 9:00 AM
Adaptive vs Responsive Mobile Websites in Insurance, a Research Report - Agency Marketing Blog
Research study reveals which insurance website design works better for an agency’s mobile strategy: adaptive or responsive.

POSTED MARCH 01, 2017 9:00 AM
10 Fresh Content Ideas for March - Agency Marketing Blog
These 10 content ideas are sure to freshen up your agency marketing for March.

POSTED FEBRUARY 27, 2017 9:00 AM
How Branding Impacts Your Insurance Website’s Visibility - Agency Marketing Blog
Your insurance website's branding may be an indirect ranking factor for search engines to consider.

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2017 9:00 AM
5 Myths That Are Holding Your Agency Back - Agency Management Blog
Don't let these common beliefs keep you from competing in today's market.

POSTED FEBRUARY 21, 2017 9:00 AM
Internal Links: Yes, They Really Are Important - Agency Marketing Blog
Internal links are often overlooked in favor of backlinks, but they deserve your attention.

POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2017 9:00 AM
Masters of Marketing - A Thousand Words: Using Photos on Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Website Coordinator Matt Farrell discusses how to use impactful photos on your insurance website in order to draw in prospects and customers.

POSTED FEBRUARY 16, 2017 1:00 PM
What's in Release 6.0.39.21 of InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
These are the changes in the latest release of ITC’s agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED FEBRUARY 16, 2017 6:00 AM
404: Blog Entry Not Found - Agency Marketing Blog
404 error messages can happen to any insurance website. Here’s what you can do.

POSTED FEBRUARY 15, 2017 9:00 AM
Top 5 Keys to a Successful Infographic - Agency Marketing Blog
Web design experts know these five key aspects to designing compelling infographics.

POSTED FEBRUARY 13, 2017 9:00 AM
ACORD Forms Update (January 2017) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms we updated in agency management system InsurancePro in January 2017.

POSTED FEBRUARY 09, 2017 9:00 AM
Overworked & Underappreciated: Making Use of Your Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Try treating your website as an employee, and reap the rewards.

POSTED FEBRUARY 08, 2017 9:00 AM
Operation Agency Success: Stop Blogging, Tweeting and Sharing - ITC Videos
ITC President Laird Rixford explains why you should stop blogging, tweeting and sharing.

POSTED FEBRUARY 07, 2017 9:00 AM
Why I Unsubscribed from My Insurance Agent’s Emails - Agency Marketing Blog
This is why I unsubscribed from my insurance agent’s email marketing.

POSTED FEBRUARY 06, 2017 9:00 AM
A Thousand Words: Using Photos on Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Join Website Coordinator Matt Farrell as he discusses the importance of images for insurance websites in February’s Masters of Marketing.

POSTED FEBRUARY 03, 2017 9:00 AM
Your "Insecure" Insurance Agency Website - Agency Marketing Blog
What are SSL security certificates, and why should you care?

POSTED FEBRUARY 01, 2017 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Chris Paradiso from Paradiso Insurance - Agency Rating Blog
This is the way Chris Paradiso from Paradiso Insurance works.

POSTED JANUARY 31, 2017 9:00 AM
10 Cozy Content Ideas for February - Agency Marketing Blog
Here are the top 10 February blog post ideas for your insurance website.

POSTED JANUARY 30, 2017 9:00 AM
Don’t Focus On Keywords. Focus On This Instead. - Agency Marketing Blog
Your agency’s SEO ROI can be a more valuable metric than keyword ranking.

POSTED JANUARY 25, 2017 9:00 AM
5 Steps to Secure Your Agency Data - Agency Management Blog
It takes a few basic steps to prevent a damaging data breach at your insurance agency.

POSTED JANUARY 24, 2017 10:00 AM
Have You Googled Your Insurance Agency? - Agency Marketing Blog
Here's what to look for when you Google your insurance agency website.

POSTED JANUARY 23, 2017 9:00 AM
Masters of Marketing - Blogging Step-by-Step - Agency Marketing Blog
Blogging is easy when you break it down. SEO Coordinator Darmini Kara tells us how in January's Masters of Marketing webinar.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2017 1:00 PM
What Top Insurance Agencies Know About Websites (That You Don’t) - Agency Marketing Blog
Here’s what the industry’s best agencies know about insurance websites (that you don’t).

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2017 9:00 AM
3 Steps to Getting Back On Track with Your Agency Goals - Agency Management Blog
Don’t let a slip into old habits keep you from your goal for agency improvement and growth.

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2017 9:00 AM
Unlinked Mentions: What They Are and How to Use Them - Agency Marketing Blog
Unlinked mentions are a great way to track down potential backlinks for your insurance agency website.

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2017 9:00 AM
5 Reasons to NOT Attend #AgentCon17 - Agency Marketing Blog
Five reasons why you shouldn’t attend ITC Agent Conference 2017.

POSTED JANUARY 11, 2017 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Paul Harrison from Aspen MGA - Agency Rating Blog
This is the way Paul Harrison, president and founder of Aspen MGA, works.

POSTED JANUARY 09, 2017 6:54 PM
Create a Compelling Subject Line in 4 Steps - Agency Marketing Blog
The trick to the perfect subject line is to write it for your audience, plus a few more tips.

POSTED JANUARY 09, 2017 9:00 AM
Blogging: Step by Step - Agency Marketing Blog
Join SEO coordinator Darmini Kara to learn all about blogging in our next Masters of Marketing webinar.

POSTED JANUARY 06, 2017 9:00 AM
ACORD Forms Update (December 2016) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms we updated in agency management system InsurancePro in December 2016.

POSTED JANUARY 05, 2017 11:10 PM
How Storytelling Can Improve Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Spice up your insurance website content with a bit of storytelling.

POSTED JANUARY 04, 2017 9:00 AM
Operation Agency Success: SEO is Not All About Content - ITC Videos
ITC President Laird Rixford explains why SEO for your insurance agency website is not all about content.

POSTED JANUARY 03, 2017 9:00 AM
10 Content Ideas for January - Agency Marketing Blog
Let these ten content ideas carry your insurance agency website into the New Year.

POSTED DECEMBER 28, 2016 9:00 AM
ITC 2016 Year in Review - ITC Videos
Watch out 2016 recap video about life at ITC.

POSTED DECEMBER 27, 2016 9:00 AM
Top 10 Agency Marketing Blog Posts in 2016 - Agency Marketing Blog
These are the ten agency marketing blog posts on GetITC.com that you thought were the most worthy of your time in 2016

POSTED DECEMBER 21, 2016 9:00 AM
Motivating Agency Growth With New Year’s Resolutions - Agency Management Blog
Make a resolution for your agency and get inspired for the new year.

POSTED DECEMBER 20, 2016 9:00 AM
What's in Hot Fix 6.0.39.20 of InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
These are the changes in the recent hot fix of ITC’s agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED DECEMBER 20, 2016 6:00 AM
SEO Must-Haves and Nice-to-Haves for Insurance Agents - Agency Marketing Blog
Our top three SEO musts for insurance agency websites, plus three more nice-to-haves.

POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2016 9:00 AM
Masters of Marketing - Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Get Your Emails Into Inboxes - Agency Marketing Blog
Email deliverability is often the root of many common email marketing problems. Here's what you can do.

POSTED DECEMBER 15, 2016 1:00 PM
Top Trends for Insurance Website Design in 2017 - Agency Marketing Blog
Our predictions for the top website design trends of 2017 can be incorporated into your insurance agency website.

POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2016 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Kelly Donahue-Piro from Agency Performance Partners - Agency Rating Blog
This is the way Kelly Donahue-Piro, founder and president at Agency Performance Partners, works.

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2016 9:00 AM
How to Impress & Engage Your Clients Over the Holidays - Agency Marketing Blog
Don’t go the usual route for your agency’s holiday mailings this year.

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2016 9:00 AM
Keeping the Magic Alive: 4 Ways to Keep Your Website Fresh - Agency Marketing Blog
To get the most out of your new insurance website, freshen it up regularly with these five tips.

POSTED DECEMBER 07, 2016 9:00 AM
Operation Agency Success: So You Decided to Build an Insurance Agency Website - ITC Videos
ITC President Laird Rixford gives tips on building a great insurance agency website.

POSTED DECEMBER 06, 2016 9:00 AM
The Most Important SEO Ranking Factors - Agency Marketing Blog
Be sure to include these most important SEO ranking factors on your insurance agency website.

POSTED DECEMBER 05, 2016 9:00 AM
Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Get Your Emails to Inboxes - Agency Marketing Blog
Building on the basics of email marketing, we'll touch on email deliverability in the next Masters of Marketing webinar.

POSTED DECEMBER 02, 2016 9:00 AM
ACORD Forms Update (November 2016) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms we updated in agency management system InsurancePro in November 2016.

POSTED DECEMBER 01, 2016 10:04 PM
10 Warm and Inviting Content Ideas for December - Agency Marketing Blog
Round out 2016 with some great new content on your insurance website. Here are ten ideas to get you started.

POSTED NOVEMBER 30, 2016 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Pamela A. Miller from Nationwide - Agency Rating Blog
This is the way Pamela A. Miller, Washington sales manager for Nationwide, works.

POSTED NOVEMBER 29, 2016 9:00 AM
Insurance Marketing in the Age of Digital Transformation - Agency Marketing Blog
Lessons learned from the State of Search conference can benefit insurance agents too.

POSTED NOVEMBER 28, 2016 9:00 AM
What to Do if Your Insurance Website Traffic is Down - Agency Marketing Blog
Here are some remedies to a downturn in traffic to your insurance website.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2016 9:00 AM
Masters of Marketing - Top Trends for Today's Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Today's insurance agents need to stay on top of website trends in order to compete in the modern marketplace.

POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2016 1:00 PM
What the Top Insurance Agencies Know About Marketing (That You Don’t) - Agency Marketing Blog
Take notes from what the top agencies know about agency marketing.

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2016 9:00 AM
Better Passwords: The First Step in Securing Your Data - Agency Management Blog
The first line of defense against a cyber attack is the passwords you use to log into your insurance agency software.

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2016 9:00 AM
The What, Why and How of Repurposing Your Content - Agency Marketing Blog
Repurposing content on your insurance website can help you reach new prospects with minimal effort.

POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2016 9:00 AM
What's in Hot Fix 6.0.39.19 of InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
These are the changes in the recent hot fix of ITC’s agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED NOVEMBER 10, 2016 9:00 AM
Email Personalization: It’s Not What You Think It Is - Agency Marketing Blog
Personalize your email marketing strategy for even greater impact.

POSTED NOVEMBER 09, 2016 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Justin Costa - Agency Rating Blog
This is the way Justin Costa, carrier business development director at ITC, works.

POSTED NOVEMBER 08, 2016 9:00 AM
Why You Can’t Just SEO Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
SEO is not a one-off activity on your insurance website. There is no a quick fix. Here’s why.

POSTED NOVEMBER 07, 2016 9:00 AM
Top Trends for Today’s Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Make sure your insurance website on-trend to successfully attract customers and prospects.

POSTED NOVEMBER 04, 2016 9:00 AM
What's in Release 6.0.39.17 of InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
These are the changes in the latest release of ITC’s agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED NOVEMBER 03, 2016 6:00 AM
Get the Most Out of Your Insurance Website During the Holidays - Agency Marketing Blog
Spruce up your insurance website for the holidays. It’s easy with these five steps.

POSTED NOVEMBER 02, 2016 9:00 AM
Operation Agency Success: Where the Auto Insurance Market is Heading - ITC Videos
The auto insurance industry is changing and technology is leading the way.

POSTED NOVEMBER 01, 2016 9:00 AM
Teach Your Old Insurance Website New Tricks - Agency Marketing Blog
Keep your insurance website design from getting stale and outdated with these fast and easy tips.

POSTED OCTOBER 31, 2016 9:00 AM
Gobble Up These 10 Content Ideas for November - Agency Marketing Blog
Here are some great winter and holiday-themed blog ideas for your insurance agency website.

POSTED OCTOBER 26, 2016 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Lori Herrington from Aspen MGA - Agency Rating Blog
With goals like tripling Aspen MGA’s footprint and running a half marathon, Lori Herrington has a lot going on. This is the way Lori works.

POSTED OCTOBER 25, 2016 9:00 AM
Why Modern SEO Is Perfect for Independent Insurance Agents - Agency Marketing Blog
Is SEO freaking you out? Don't worry, you're an insurance agent.

POSTED OCTOBER 24, 2016 9:00 AM
Masters of Marketing – How To Craft Effective Content For Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
By strategically aligning the content on your insurance website with specific consumer needs, you can grow your agency's brand visibility and bottom line.

POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2016 2:00 PM
Email Statistics for Beginners - Agency Marketing Blog
Not sure what agency marketing metrics to track for your email campaigns? Here’s a primer.

POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2016 9:00 AM
The Insurtech Revolution: Why Optimism Isn't Enough - Agency Management Blog
The insurtech revolution is coming. What agents need to do to grow their insurance agencies amidst this challenge to the industry.

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2016 9:00 AM
ACORD Forms Update (September 2016) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms we updated in agency management system InsurancePro in September 2016.

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2016 12:00 PM
Where are the Leads from Your New Insurance Website? - Agency Marketing Blog
A new insurance website does not automatically equal immediate leads and quote requests. Here’s what you can do

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2016 9:00 AM
How to Get More Conversions on Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Short forms can improve the conversion rate of your insurance website.

POSTED OCTOBER 12, 2016 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Jon Spaugy from BIG Independent Group - Agency Rating Blog
As an owner of two agencies and founder and CEO of BIG Independent Group, Jon Spaugy has a lot going on. This is the way Jon works.

POSTED OCTOBER 11, 2016 9:00 AM
The Secret Importance of High-Quality Images - Agency Marketing Blog
Images are more than a pretty visual element on your insurance website.

POSTED OCTOBER 10, 2016 9:00 AM
How Improving Your Insurance Website Content Can Boost Your Business - Agency Marketing Blog
Content on your insurance agency website can make a big difference in your business, with a little strategic thinking.

POSTED OCTOBER 07, 2016 9:00 AM
Google Penguin 4.0: What You Need to Know - Agency Marketing Blog
What's significant about Google's Penguin 4.0 algorithm update, and how does it affect your insurance agency website?

POSTED OCTOBER 05, 2016 9:00 AM
Operation Agency Success: Email Newsletters That Don't Suck - ITC Videos
You can send email newsletters that your clients look forward to. Watch this video for tips.

POSTED OCTOBER 04, 2016 9:00 AM
What iOS 10 Means for Email Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
What does Apple’s iOS 10 mean for email marketing and insurance agents?

POSTED OCTOBER 03, 2016 9:00 AM
10 Spooky Content Ideas for October - Agency Marketing Blog
Here are 10 October-themed content ideas for your insurance agency website, social media, or newsletter.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 28, 2016 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Linda Rey from Rey Insurance - Agency Rating Blog
Linda Rey tried three times to get out of the insurance industry. Now she is co-owner of the agency her father started in 1978. This is the way Linda works.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 27, 2016 9:00 AM
When You Build It, But They Still Don’t Come - Agency Marketing Blog
Wondering why your insurance agency blog isn’t getting traffic? Here are six reasons why.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2016 9:00 AM
Why Mobile Matters for Your Insurance Agency - Agency Marketing Blog
Smartphones have already begun to transform your insurance agency's business. Here's how, and what you can do.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2016 9:00 AM
10 Bad Habits That Are Hurting Your Efficiency - Agency Management Blog
Want to improve your efficiency? Stop these bad habits.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2016 9:00 AM
Myths of Graphic Design People Still Believe - Agency Marketing Blog
Want a smooth insurance website design process? Understand the truth behind these myths about graphic designers.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2016 9:00 AM
Masters of Marketing - Appearance is Everything: Using Effective Email Design to Win Over Your Contacts - Agency Marketing Blog
Content is often considered the heart of email marketing, but design is equally important.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 15, 2016 1:15 PM
5 Reasons You Might Need SEO Help - Agency Marketing Blog
It’s time to outsource your insurance agency’s SEO if you’re faced with any of these five situations.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 14, 2016 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Tyler Nicholson from Aspire General Insurance - Agency Rating Blog
This is the way Tyler Nicholson, director of marketing at Aspire General Insurance, works.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 9:00 AM
5 Keys to Success for Your New Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Insurance website design can be overwhelming. Here are five elements to focus on when creating a new insurance website.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 3:07 PM
ACORD Forms Update (August 2016) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms we updated in agency management system InsurancePro in August 2016.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 09, 2016 7:45 PM
Don’t Give Up on SEO After a Bad Experience - Agency Marketing Blog
SEO is a long-haul strategy for agency marketing. If you haven’t seen it pay off yet, try these tips.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 07, 2016 9:00 AM
Operation Agency Success: More Than a Website - ITC Videos
Your insurance agency website needs to be more than a website. Watch this video to learn why.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 06, 2016 9:00 AM
The Cross-Sell Campaign: Using Email Marketing To Maximize Your Existing Client List - Agency Marketing Blog
Use an email drip campaign to easily cross-sell your other lines of business to current clients.

POSTED AUGUST 31, 2016 9:00 AM
To Sell on Value: Stop These Bad Habits - Agency Rating Blog
If you want to sell on value and not price, stop these bad habits and start these good habits.

POSTED AUGUST 30, 2016 9:00 AM
10 Awesome Autumnal Content Ideas for September - Agency Marketing Blog
Keep your insurance agency blog topics fresh for fall with these ten ideas.

POSTED AUGUST 29, 2016 9:00 AM
Appearance is Everything: Using Effective Email Design to Win Over Your Contacts - Agency Marketing Blog
How visually appealing your email looks can impact your click through rate.

POSTED AUGUST 26, 2016 10:00 AM
How to Use Evergreen Blogging to Grow Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Learn what evergreen blog posts are, and how can they give your insurance agency website a big boost.

POSTED AUGUST 24, 2016 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Tonya Pierron from ABC Insurance - Agency Rating Blog
ABC Insurance Production Manager Tonya Pierron is enthusiastic about helping others and loves how the industry isn’t boring. This is the way Tonya works.

POSTED AUGUST 23, 2016 9:00 AM
Join ITC at the Largest P&C Conference in the West - ITC Videos
Join insurance agency software vendor ITC at the American Agents Alliance Convention & Expo next month!

POSTED AUGUST 22, 2016 10:00 AM
6 Things Your Logo Should Say About You (And If It Doesn’t, How to Correct It!) - Agency Marketing Blog
Is your logo saying what needs to be said about your insurance agency?

POSTED AUGUST 22, 2016 9:00 AM
Masters of Marketing - Keeping Up With the Carriers: How Your Website Can Compete - Agency Marketing Blog
While it's difficult to compete online with the big name insurance carriers, your agency can still do a few things to compete aesthetically.

POSTED AUGUST 18, 2016 12:46 PM
5 Agency Marketing Lessons You Can Learn From Watching Elite Athletes - Agency Marketing Blog
Five agency marketing lessons you can learn from Olympic and other elite athletes.

POSTED AUGUST 17, 2016 9:00 AM
Are You Fully Using the Insurance Agency Software You Have? - Agency Management Blog
Before jumping on a new technology, reevaluate if you are using your current technology to the fullest potential.

POSTED AUGUST 16, 2016 9:00 AM
When You Don't Want to Write: Creating Content that Matters - Agency Marketing Blog
When writer’s block keeps you from updating the content of your insurance website, use these tips to shake it.

POSTED AUGUST 15, 2016 9:00 AM
ACORD Forms Update (July 2016) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms we updated in agency management system InsurancePro in July 2016.

POSTED AUGUST 11, 2016 9:00 AM
6 Things the Worst Insurance Agency Websites Have in Common - Agency Marketing Blog
The worst insurance agency websites make one or more of these six common mistakes.

POSTED AUGUST 10, 2016 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Stuart Ganis from Ganis Consulting - Agency Rating Blog
Stuart Ganis went from producer to agency owner to consulting over 25 years. Learn more about Stuart and how he works.

POSTED AUGUST 09, 2016 1:48 PM
Life Insurance: The New Commodity or Passive Income Stream? - Agency Marketing Blog
Agents can easily add life insurance quoting to their website and repertoire

POSTED AUGUST 08, 2016 9:00 AM
Keeping Up With the Carriers: How Your Website Can Compete - Agency Marketing Blog
What can the indpendent insurance agent do to their website to compete with online carriers?

POSTED AUGUST 05, 2016 10:15 AM
Drip Campaigns: 6 Ways You’re Doing It Wrong - Agency Marketing Blog
Are your drip campaigns in your agency marketing underperforming due to these common mistakes?

POSTED AUGUST 03, 2016 9:00 AM
Operation Agency Success: The New Online - ITC Videos
Consumer expectations have changed. They expect to be able to buy a policy online. Do you have the insurance agency software to do that?

POSTED AUGUST 02, 2016 9:00 AM
Do Your Own Insurance Website Audit - Agency Marketing Blog
A regular audit can keep your insurance website SEO running on all cylinders.

POSTED AUGUST 01, 2016 9:00 AM
Back to Blogging: 10 Content Ideas for August - Agency Marketing Blog
Get back on track with these 10 content ideas for August. Use one or more in a blog post, your agency newsletter or on social media.

POSTED JULY 27, 2016 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Carrie Reynolds from Alan Galvez Insurance - Agency Rating Blog
Carrie Reynolds, aka the Insurance Goddess, is grateful that after 20 years in the industry she still enjoys it. Learn more about Carrie and how she works.

POSTED JULY 26, 2016 9:00 AM
The New Frontier of Search for Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Three new advances in SEO that are currently on the horizon, but you should consider starting to explore them now for your insurance website’s SEO strategy.

POSTED JULY 25, 2016 9:00 AM
Masters of Marketing - How to Perform an SEO Audit on Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Is your insurance website performing to its top potential for SEO? Here's how to do a quick SEO audit yourself and find out.

POSTED JULY 21, 2016 1:00 PM
75 Blogging Lessons from 750 Blog Posts - Agency Marketing Blog
After 750 blog posts, what lessons have we learned?

POSTED JULY 20, 2016 9:00 AM
Why You Need to Make It Easy for Consumers - Agency Management Blog
Consumers want simplicity. They want you to make it easy for them. Here’s what you can do to make it easy

POSTED JULY 19, 2016 9:00 AM
Avoid Unnecessary Costs With These 5 Insurance Website Design Questions - Agency Marketing Blog
These five questions will save you time and money when working with an insurance website design firm.

POSTED JULY 18, 2016 9:00 AM
What's in Release 6.0.39.12 of InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
These are the changes in the latest release of ITC’s agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED JULY 18, 2016 6:00 AM
QUIZ: Do You Know Your Insurance Animal Mascots? - Agency Marketing Blog
Animals help convey an insurance company’s mission and values. Can you match these eight animals with the right company?

POSTED JULY 13, 2016 9:00 AM
ACORD Forms Update (June 2016) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms we updated in agency management system InsurancePro in June 2016.

POSTED JULY 12, 2016 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Misty Hoskins - Agency Rating Blog
Misty Hoskins is known for her infectious laugh, which she says is her best everyday habit. Learn more about Misty and how she works.

POSTED JULY 12, 2016 9:00 AM
3 Simple Ways to Generate More Leads on Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Turning traffic into leads on your insurance agency website is simple with these three tips.

POSTED JULY 11, 2016 9:00 AM
Siri, Can You Update My Mobile SEO for 2016? - Agency Marketing Blog
Optimizing your insurance website for mobile search just got a lot more imperative. Here’s what you can do.

POSTED JULY 06, 2016 9:00 AM
Operation Agency Success: More Than a Rater - ITC Videos
Your insurance agency needs more than a comparative rater. You need a sales system.

POSTED JULY 05, 2016 9:00 AM
A Great First Impression: The Welcome Email - Agency Marketing Blog
A good welcome email not only makes a good first impression, it can set you up for email marketing success.

POSTED JULY 01, 2016 9:00 AM
Highlights from ITC Agent Conference 2016 - ITC Videos
Watch the highlights from insurance agency software provider ITC's conference held in April 2016.

POSTED JULY 01, 2016 9:00 AM
You’re Closed on July 4th. So What? - Agency Marketing Blog
STOP! Don’t send that email about your office being closed on July 4th. Instead, inform without annoying.

POSTED JUNE 29, 2016 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Becky Schroeder - Agency Rating Blog
This is the way Becky Schroeder, VP of Marketing at ITC, works.

POSTED JUNE 28, 2016 9:00 AM
Refresh Your Content With 10 Cool Ideas for July - Agency Marketing Blog
Keep your content fresh with these new content ideas for July. Use them on your blog, in your newsletter or on your social media profiles.

POSTED JUNE 27, 2016 9:00 AM
The Cost of Insurance Website Traffic - Agency Marketing Blog
The truth about insurance website traffic and the costs associated with building a source of traffic.

POSTED JUNE 22, 2016 9:00 AM
Why Data Security is Critical to Your Agency - Agency Management Blog
You have a lot of client data in your agency management system and other technology, which is why protecting it is critical for your agency.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2016 9:00 AM
ACORD Forms Update (May 2016) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms we updated in agency management system InsurancePro in May 2016.

POSTED JUNE 20, 2016 10:00 AM
5 Lessons from the Newsroom for Insurance Agencies That Want to Be Successful - Agency Marketing Blog
What you can learn and apply to your agency marketing strategy from a TV newsroom for greater success.

POSTED JUNE 20, 2016 9:00 AM
Masters of Marketing - Behavioral and Situational Email Marketing for Different Age Ranges - Agency Marketing Blog
Take a page from the advertiser's book and use behavioral and situational marketing strategies to enhance your email marketing.

POSTED JUNE 16, 2016 5:57 PM
Content Curation 101 for the Busy Insurance Agent - Agency Marketing Blog
All you need to know to get started curating content for the blog on your insurance website, newsletter, and more!

POSTED JUNE 15, 2016 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Aly Manji from La Familia Insurance - Agency Rating Blog
This is the way Aly Manji, chief technology officer for La Familiar Insurance, works.

POSTED JUNE 14, 2016 9:00 AM
Top 7 Ways to Keep Visitors on Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
When people spend time on your insurance agency website they’re more likely to become a lead. We’ve got seven tips to keep your website traffic longer.

POSTED JUNE 13, 2016 9:00 AM
Making the Move From Flash - Agency Marketing Blog
Google Chrome will start blocking Flash content on websites by the end of this year. Here’s what you need to know for your insurance agency website.

POSTED JUNE 08, 2016 9:00 AM
Operation Agency Success: Why You're Not on the First Page of Google - ITC Videos
If you want your insurance website to be on the first page of Google results, don't make these four mistakes.

POSTED JUNE 07, 2016 9:00 AM
10 Places to Get Content Ideas for Your Blog - Agency Marketing Blog
When you need blog post ideas for your insurance website, use one of these resources to find some content inspiration.

POSTED JUNE 06, 2016 9:00 AM
Location, Location, Location: Location Pages for Your Insurance Agency - Agency Marketing Blog
A page for each of your agency’s locations can boost the local searchability to your insurance website.

POSTED JUNE 01, 2016 4:52 PM
What's in Release 6.0.39.10 of InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
These are the changes in the latest release of ITC’s agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED MAY 31, 2016 6:00 AM
10 Sizzlin’ Hot Content Ideas for June - Agency Marketing Blog
When you need content for your insurance website, newsletter or social media this June, use one of these sizzlin’ hot topics.

POSTED MAY 25, 2016 9:00 AM
This is the Way: AnMarie Bozick - Agency Rating Blog
For AnMarie Bozick, ITC comparative rating product manager, the insurance industry makes the world go round. This is the way AnMarie works.

POSTED MAY 24, 2016 9:00 AM
All Your Emails Should Be Responsive. Here’s Why. - Agency Marketing Blog
It’s time. Here’s why every marketing email you send as part of your agency marketing plan should be responsive.

POSTED MAY 23, 2016 9:00 AM
Masters of Marketing – 3 Critical Decisions for a Great Insurance Agency Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Summary, slides and recording of ITC's Masters of Marketing webinar on decisions to make when designing your insurance website.

POSTED MAY 19, 2016 12:34 PM
Why Google My Business Matters for Your Insurance Agency - Agency Marketing Blog
Drive highly targeted searches in your area to your insurance website with Google My Business. Here’s how.

POSTED MAY 18, 2016 9:00 AM
More Than Just Rating: A Revisit - Agency Management Blog
When a comparative rater does more than just rating, it becomes a complete sales system and your agency benefits.

POSTED MAY 17, 2016 9:00 AM
The Secrets of Branding - Agency Marketing Blog
Understanding the secret to branding can help you create a better agency marketing plan, which can help you get more leads and sales.

POSTED MAY 16, 2016 9:00 AM
Your Social Media Game Plan in 3 Easy Steps - Agency Marketing Blog
These three starting points will keep you from jumping into social media without a strategy for your agency marketing.

POSTED MAY 11, 2016 9:00 AM
This is the Way: James Armitage of Arroyo Insurance Services - Agency Rating Blog
A part of the insurance industry since 1978, Jim Armitage is dedicated to driving technology improvement. This is the way Jay works.

POSTED MAY 10, 2016 9:00 AM
ACORD Forms Update (April 2016) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms we updated in agency management system InsurancePro in April 2016.

POSTED MAY 10, 2016 9:00 AM
6 Questions to Consider When Designing Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Ask yourself these six questions when you are designing your insurance agency website to create a successful online presence for your agency.

POSTED MAY 09, 2016 9:00 AM
Give Your Insurance Website a Boost Past the Competition - Agency Marketing Blog
Want to stand out online? These tips can give your insurance agency website that extra boost past the competition.

POSTED MAY 04, 2016 9:00 AM
Operation Agency Success: We're All in This Together - ITC Videos
All of us - insurance agency software vendors, agents, carriers - we are all in this together.

POSTED MAY 03, 2016 9:00 AM
STOP! Don’t Make These Insurance Website Design Mistakes - Agency Marketing Blog
Don’t make these common insurance website design mistakes if you’re serious about online marketing and using your insurance agency website as a tool.

POSTED MAY 02, 2016 9:00 AM
What's in Release 6.00.39.08 of InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
These are the changes in the latest release of ITC’s agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED MAY 02, 2016 6:00 AM
What Google Hates to See on Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
More online visibility is all about avoiding Google’s hate list. Here are the five things Google hates to see on your insurance agency website.

POSTED APRIL 27, 2016 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Steve Anderson - Agency Rating Blog
Insurance technology consultant Steve Anderson didn’t mean to be in the industry long, but he’s stayed for more than 30 years. This is the way Steve works.

POSTED APRIL 26, 2016 9:00 AM
10 A-May-Zing Insurance Blog Content Ideas for May - Agency Marketing Blog
Ten a-MAY-zing content ideas for your insurance agency website and newsletter that will keep your content fresh and appealing.

POSTED APRIL 25, 2016 10:00 AM
5 New Ways to Grow your Email List - Agency Marketing Blog
Looking for new methods to grow your email marketing list? Try these five in your insurance agency marketing plan to get more emails.

POSTED APRIL 20, 2016 9:00 AM
How to Run Your Agency From Anywhere - Agency Management Blog
If you want to travel, don’t let your agency stop you. Here’s how you can run your agency from anywhere with the right insurance agency software and other tips.

POSTED APRIL 19, 2016 9:00 AM
The Dangers of Exact Match Domains for Insurance Agency Websites - Agency Marketing Blog
While once a useful strategy, exact match domains can wreak havoc on your insurance website’s SEO rankings. But, that doesn’t mean they’re useless.

POSTED APRIL 18, 2016 9:00 AM
What’s in Release 6.0.39.07 of InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
These are the changes in the latest release of ITC’s agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED APRIL 14, 2016 6:00 AM
Adding Video to Your Agency Marketing Plan - Agency Marketing Blog
79 percent of Internet traffic is expected to consist of video by 2018. Here’s how you can add video to your agency marketing plan.

POSTED APRIL 13, 2016 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Jay Byrnes from Byrnes Agency - Agency Rating Blog
After 30 years, third-generation agency owner Jay Byrnes still has a passion for the insurance industry. This is the way Jay works.

POSTED APRIL 12, 2016 9:00 AM
6 Blogging Mistakes to Avoid on Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Don’t make these mistakes when blogging on your insurance agency website if you want to build your online audience.

POSTED APRIL 11, 2016 9:00 AM
Operation Agency Success: What is Embedded Rating - ITC Videos
Embedded rating is the ability to have comparative rating in your agency management systems and other systems you use every day.

POSTED APRIL 07, 2016 8:31 AM
SEO Beginners: Know These 7 Things Before You Do Anything Else - Agency Marketing Blog
These seven SEO basics are the first things SEO newbies should start with when optimizing their insurance agency websites.

POSTED APRIL 06, 2016 9:00 AM
ACORD Forms Update (March 2016) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms we updated in agency management system InsurancePro in March 2016.

POSTED APRIL 05, 2016 11:15 AM
How to Keep People on Your Insurance Website Longer - Agency Marketing Blog
The more time people spend on your insurance agency website, the more likely they are to convert. Here’s how you can get your visitors to stick around longer.

POSTED APRIL 04, 2016 9:00 AM
How Much Do Keywords Matter to Your Insurance Website? - Agency Marketing Blog
Keywords used to matter a lot to how your insurance agency website ranked in the search engines. Here’s how much they matter now.

POSTED MARCH 30, 2016 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Snejina Zacharia from Insurify - Agency Rating Blog
Insurify CEO and Founder Snejina Zacharia couldn’t find easy insurance comparison online so she built it. This is the way Snejina works.

POSTED MARCH 29, 2016 9:00 AM
Don’t Fool Yourself, It’s Already April: 10 Content Ideas for Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
No fooling. These 10 April content ideas for your insurance agency website and newsletter keep your content up to date and interesting.

POSTED MARCH 28, 2016 9:00 AM
Generate Leads with a Lazy Landing Page - Agency Marketing Blog
How using a lazy landing page as part of your insurance website strategy can bring you more visitors and improve your conversion rate so you get more leads.

POSTED MARCH 23, 2016 9:00 AM
How Successful Insurance Agencies Apply E=M²C - Agency Rating Blog
How to apply the Insurance Agency Theory of Relativity using your comparative rating and agency management systems and improve your agency.

POSTED MARCH 22, 2016 9:00 AM
7 Reasons to Outsource Your Agency Newsletter - Agency Marketing Blog
Not sure if you should create your agency newsletter yourself or outsource it? Here are seven reasons why you should consider outsourcing your newsletter.

POSTED MARCH 21, 2016 9:16 AM
Masters of Marketing - Why Email Marketing and SEO are Better Together - Agency Marketing Blog
Summary, slides and recording of ITC's Masters of Marketing webinar on why email marketing and SEO are better together.

POSTED MARCH 17, 2016 2:22 PM
Who Does SEO Benefit? - Agency Marketing Blog
Optimizing your insurance website for the search engines benefits your agency, consumers and the search engines.

POSTED MARCH 16, 2016 9:05 AM
Choosing the Right Insurance Agency Software Vendor - Agency Management Blog
Next time you’re looking for a comparative rater, insurance website or agency management system vendor, ask these questions to find one that’s right for you.

POSTED MARCH 15, 2016 9:00 AM
3 Steps to Better Insurance Website Usability - Agency Marketing Blog
If your insurance agency website has poor usability, you could be driving visitors away. Improve your website usability with these three steps.

POSTED MARCH 14, 2016 9:00 AM
5 Ways to Know if Your Content Marketing is Working - Agency Marketing Blog
Content marketing can have a big impact on the success of your insurance agency website. Here are five ways to know if your content marketing is working.

POSTED MARCH 09, 2016 9:00 AM
ACORD Forms Update (February 2016) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms we updated in agency management system InsurancePro in February 2016.

POSTED MARCH 08, 2016 1:48 PM
This is the Way: Scott Cornelius from ECI Agency - Agency Rating Blog
Scott Cornelius, owner of ECI Agency in Oklahoma, didn't start in the insurance industry, but he prefers it over retail. This is the way Scott works.

POSTED MARCH 08, 2016 9:00 AM
You're Invited to ITC Agent Conference 2016 - ITC Videos
Join us April 21-22 at ITC Agent Conference to learn about the future of the industry, including comparative rating, agency marketing, insurance websites & more

POSTED MARCH 07, 2016 1:49 PM
21 Ideas for Marketing Your Insurance Agency Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Just building an insurance agency website doesn’t guarantee traffic. You need to market it. Here are 21 ideas you can use to promote your insurance website.

POSTED MARCH 07, 2016 9:00 AM
The End of Flash: Why You Should Upgrade Now - Agency Marketing Blog
The end of using Flash for animation is coming. Here's what it means for your insurance website design and why you should upgrade now.

POSTED MARCH 02, 2016 9:00 AM
How Online Reviews Affect Your Agency Marketing Approach - Agency Marketing Blog
Online reviews can affect the success of your insurance agency website’s SEO and agency marketing plan. Here’s how to use reviews to your advantage.

POSTED FEBRUARY 29, 2016 9:00 AM
Avoid March Madness with These 10 Content Ideas for Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Avoid the madness with these 10 content ideas for your insurance agency website, email newsletter and social media this March.

POSTED FEBRUARY 26, 2016 9:00 AM
Google Buries Insurance Search Results Under More Ads - Agency Marketing Blog
Google is changing the layout of its search results page. Here’s what that means for your insurance agency website.

POSTED FEBRUARY 24, 2016 9:00 AM
This is the Way: Ron Berg from ACT - Agency Rating Blog
Ron Berg from ACT loves to bring people in the industry together who have a passion to improve our distribution channel. This is the way he works.

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2016 9:00 AM
No Time for a Victory Lap, The Shutdown of Google Compare - Agency Rating Blog
ITC President Laird Rixford talks about why the shutdown of Google's online comparative rating auto insurance website isn't time for celebration.

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2016 7:19 PM
6 Email Marketing Tips from the 2016 Presidential Candidates - Agency Marketing Blog
What can you learn about email marketing from the presidential candidates? Turns out, there are quite a few agency marketing lessons from the campaign trail.

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2016 9:00 AM
Masters of Marketing -- Let it Gooo: When You Just Can’t Get That Email Back - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the February 18, 2016 Masters of Marketing webinar.

POSTED FEBRUARY 18, 2016 3:55 PM
Life After SEO Success: What You Should Address Across Your Insurance Agency - Agency Marketing Blog
For continued success and growth from your insurance website SEO efforts, your agency needs to be prepared. Here’s where you should start.

POSTED FEBRUARY 17, 2016 7:54 AM
6 Signs You’re Ready to Automate Your Agency Marketing - Agency Management Blog
Are you thinking about adding marketing automation to your agency marketing plan? Here are six signs you’re ready to automate your marketing.

POSTED FEBRUARY 16, 2016 9:00 AM
Some Say Google is the Threat. Here is Why They're Wrong. - Agency Rating Blog
Google Compare and other online aggregators are not disruptors of the insurance industry. These are the real disruptors.

POSTED FEBRUARY 16, 2016 9:00 AM
How Can My Insurance Agency Use Instagram? - Agency Marketing Blog
Instagram is more popular than ever. Here are some tips on how you can use Instagram to market your insurance agency.

POSTED FEBRUARY 15, 2016 7:38 AM
3 Reasons Insurance Website Content Doesn’t Matter - Agency Marketing Blog
Three excuses that show why your insurance website content is not a priority but needs to be.

POSTED FEBRUARY 10, 2016 7:30 AM
ACORD Forms Update (January 2016) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms that were updated in InsurancePro and TurboRater in January 2016.

POSTED FEBRUARY 09, 2016 7:28 AM
The Ultimate Guide to Building Your Insurance Agency Website - Agency Marketing Blog
The ultimate guide to building a new insurance website that walks you step by step through the process and what you’ll need to consider along the way.

POSTED FEBRUARY 08, 2016 7:00 AM
When Should You Update Your Logo? - Agency Marketing Blog
Updating your insurance agency’s logo can be a complex process. But, if you fall under these three categories, it may be time.

POSTED FEBRUARY 03, 2016 8:24 AM
Operation Agency Success: Improve Your Search Engine Rankings - ITC Videos
In this month's Operation Agency Success video, ITC President Laird Rixford talks about how to improve your insurance agency website’s search engine rankings

POSTED FEBRUARY 02, 2016 9:00 AM
What’s in Release 6.0.39.05 of InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
These are the changes in the latest release of ITC’s agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED FEBRUARY 02, 2016 8:05 AM
3 Rookie SEO Mistakes to Avoid - Agency Marketing Blog
Avoid these rookie SEO mistakes on your insurance website, if you want your agency marketing plan to be successful.

POSTED FEBRUARY 01, 2016 7:44 AM
Why You Should Be Using Email in Your Agency Marketing Plan - Agency Marketing Blog
Email marketing is an important part of any agency marketing plan. Here’s why you need to add it to your list of marketing tactics.

POSTED JANUARY 27, 2016 7:30 AM
This is the Way: Mark Goldsberry - Agency Rating Blog
As director of digital marketing sales at ITC, Mark Goldsberry gets to help agents discover online agency marketing success. This is the way he works.

POSTED JANUARY 26, 2016 9:00 AM
Fall in Love With These 10 Insurance Website Blog Ideas for February - Agency Marketing Blog
10 content ideas for your clients to love on your insurance agency website and email newsletter this February.

POSTED JANUARY 25, 2016 9:00 AM
Masters of Marketing -- Ask Me Anything with Scott Cornelius - Agency Marketing Blog
The recording of the January 21, 2016 Masters of Marketing webinar.

POSTED JANUARY 21, 2016 2:14 PM
How to Create High-Quality Content for Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Creating high-quality content for your insurance agency website is about two things: logic and emotion.

POSTED JANUARY 20, 2016 7:50 AM
Hiring the Right Salespeople - Agency Management Blog
Hiring good salespeople who can help your insurance agency succeed is tricky. Here are some tips to hire the right people..

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2016 9:00 AM
The Best Blog Post Formats for Your Insurance Agency Website - Agency Marketing Blog
A list of easy blog post formats you can use on your insurance website to keep your readers interested and coming back for more.

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2016 8:02 AM
6 Reasons to Attend #AgentCon16 - Agency Marketing Blog
ITC Agent Conference is for insurance agents who want to learn, compete & grow. Join us in April for breakouts on agency marketing, technology, sales & more.

POSTED JANUARY 13, 2016 7:34 AM
This is the Way: George Robertson - Agency Rating Blog
As a business development consultant at ITC, George Robertson loves to help agents compete in today's marketplace. This is the way he works.

POSTED JANUARY 12, 2016 9:00 AM
5 Ways Google Will Transform SEO in 2016 - Agency Marketing Blog
Google sets the standard when it comes to digital agency marketing. Here’s what you can expect from the Internet giant in 2016 and how it affects your SEO.

POSTED JANUARY 11, 2016 7:24 AM
ACORD Forms Update (December 2015) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms that were updated in InsurancePro and TurboRater in December 2015.

POSTED JANUARY 07, 2016 8:40 AM
8 Insurance Website Design Trends to Watch in 2016 - Agency Marketing Blog
These design trends are going to have a big impact on insurance websites in 2016. Here’s how you can use them on your insurance agency website.

POSTED JANUARY 06, 2016 7:17 AM
Operation Agency Success: How to Better Brand Your Agency - ITC Videos
Everything is agency marketing. In this month's Operation Agency Success video, ITC President Laird Rixford talks about how to better brand your agency.

POSTED JANUARY 05, 2016 9:43 AM
SEO Trends to Watch in 2016 - Agency Marketing Blog
4 SEO trends you can expect in 2016 and how they will affect your online agency marketing efforts and your insurance website.

POSTED JANUARY 04, 2016 7:47 AM
ITC 2015 Year in Review - ITC Videos
A look back at insurance agency software provider ITC's year: what we accomplished and the fun we had while doing what we do best.

POSTED DECEMBER 31, 2015 1:37 PM
Kick Off the New Year with These 10 Blogging Ideas for January - Agency Marketing Blog
Kick off the New Year right with these 10 content ideas for your insurance agency website and email newsletter.

POSTED DECEMBER 30, 2015 7:00 AM
Top 10 Agency Marketing Blogs of 2015 on GetITC.com - Agency Marketing Blog
These are the ten agency marketing blog posts on GetITC.com that you and your fellow agents thought were the most worthy of your time in 2015.

POSTED DECEMBER 28, 2015 9:00 AM
Why White Space is Good for Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
A cluttered insurance agency website is not a good user experience. Here’s why you need to include white space in your insurance website design.

POSTED DECEMBER 23, 2015 7:14 AM
This is the Way: Andy Jordan from GAINSCO - Agency Rating Blog
Andy Jordan from GAINSCO loves the competition of the insurance industry. This is the way he works and thrives in this industry.

POSTED DECEMBER 22, 2015 9:00 AM
Spare Me Spam: Keeping Your Emails Out of the Spam Folder - Agency Marketing Blog
When your marketing emails end up in the junk folder, you miss out on a huge agency marketing opportunity. Here’s how you can avoid the spam folder.

POSTED DECEMBER 21, 2015 8:05 AM
Masters of Marketing -- Techniques to Make Your Website More Effective - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the December 17, 2015 Masters of Marketing webinar.

POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2015 3:53 PM
Be the Answer: Navigating Your Insurance Agency Website Through A Machine-Driven Search Landscape - Agency Marketing Blog
How Google’s shift to topics and answers instead of keywords affects your insurance website and what you need to do to adapt to this change.

POSTED DECEMBER 16, 2015 7:21 AM
Are You Using the Right Technology? - Agency Management Blog
Is your insurance agency software meeting your needs? The right technology can affect your agency success. Try these tips to find the best technology for you.

POSTED DECEMBER 15, 2015 7:51 AM
The 411 on TurboRater’s New Required Fields Feature - Agency Rating Blog
Learn about our comparative rater’s new required field feature and what that means for your independent insurance agency’s quoting workflow.

POSTED DECEMBER 15, 2015 7:26 AM
How to Stick to Your Agency Marketing Budget - Agency Marketing Blog
Tis the season to work on your agency marketing plan and budget. These tips will help you stick to your agency marketing budget so you don’t overspend.

POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2015 10:00 AM
3 Easy SEO Tasks You Can Do Right Now to Increase Traffic - Agency Marketing Blog
Don’t have time to spend on SEO for your insurance agency website? These 3 tasks are easy to do right now and can increase your insurance website traffic.

POSTED DECEMBER 09, 2015 7:38 AM
ACORD Forms Update (November 2015) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms that were updated in InsurancePro and TurboRater in November 2015.

POSTED DECEMBER 08, 2015 7:37 AM
How to Make Your Insurance Agency Website More Effective - Agency Marketing Blog
Is your insurance website effective? Does it make doing business with you easy? Learn five ways you can make your insurance agency website more effective.

POSTED DECEMBER 07, 2015 8:05 AM
Why is My Insurance Website Not on the First Page of Google? - Agency Marketing Blog
There are many reasons why your insurance agency website isn’t on the first page of Google. Here are four common mistakes that can keep you off page one.

POSTED DECEMBER 02, 2015 7:42 AM
Operation Agency Success: Employee Buy In - ITC Videos
Are you thinking about getting a new comparative rater, insurance website or agency management system? Ask your employees for their opinions.

POSTED DECEMBER 01, 2015 8:00 AM
Heat Up Your Content With These 10 Blogging Ideas for December - Agency Marketing Blog
10 ideas to keep the content on your insurance agency website and in your newsletter toasty and provide value to your clients.

POSTED NOVEMBER 30, 2015 7:38 AM
This is the Way: Don Hobdy Jr. - Agency Rating Blog
ITC Vice President of Sales Don Hobdy Jr. thrives on challenge. This is the way he manages those challenges every day.

POSTED NOVEMBER 24, 2015 8:21 AM
How the Shakeup of Google+ Affects Your Insurance Agency Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Google+ has made some changes recently. Here’s what you need to do to help your insurance website in local search results.

POSTED NOVEMBER 23, 2015 7:33 AM
Masters of Marketing -- Combining Paid Search and SEO in Your Agency Marketing Strategy - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the November 19, 2015 Masters of Marketing webinar.

POSTED NOVEMBER 19, 2015 1:27 PM
Cost – Price = Value - Agency Rating Blog
Are you selling based on price, cost or value? If you want to retain your clients long term, you need to focus on showing value.

POSTED NOVEMBER 19, 2015 7:36 AM
Best and Worst Colors for Conversion-Centered CTA Buttons - Agency Marketing Blog
Should your call to action be red or blue on your insurance agency website? Learn which colors work best for converting traffic on your insurance website.

POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2015 7:57 AM
4 Technologies You Shouldn't Work Without - Agency Management Blog
Technologies that were shown to help insurance agencies grow: insurance websites, agency marketing systems, comparative raters and agency management systems.

POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2015 8:00 AM
How to Create an Email Newsletter That Doesn’t Suck - Agency Marketing Blog
Email is an important part of any agency marketing plan. Learn how to create an email newsletter that doesn’t suck with these tips.

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2015 7:37 AM
ACORD Forms Update (October 2015) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms that were updated in agency management system InsurancePro in October 2015.

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2015 8:00 AM
Who Decides the Questions Used in a Comparative Rater to Quote a Risk? - Agency Rating Blog
Who decides which questions are asked on a comparative rating system? The carrier or the comparative rating vendor? We pulled back the curtain to show you.

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2015 7:55 AM
Year End Insurance Website Wind Down - Agency Marketing Blog
When was the last time you touched your insurance agency website? Learn how to get your insurance website ready for 2016.

POSTED NOVEMBER 11, 2015 8:18 AM
This is the Way: Laird Rixford - Agency Rating Blog
Laird Rixford started his career nearly 20 years ago as network administrator at ITC. Now he’s the president of the same company where he started.

POSTED NOVEMBER 10, 2015 8:00 AM
Blogging is the Life Blood of Online Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
Blogging is the life blood of digital agency marketing. When done right it can bring more traffic to an insurance website.

POSTED NOVEMBER 09, 2015 7:23 AM
You’ve Only Got Seconds to Keep Insurance Website Visitors - Agency Marketing Blog
You only have a few seconds to keep a visitor on your insurance agency website. Here’s how you can make the right first impression.

POSTED NOVEMBER 04, 2015 7:53 AM
Operation Agency Success: What Your Insurance Agency Website Needs - ITC Videos
In our latest video on agency success, ITC President Laird Rixford discusses the four things your insurance website needs.

POSTED NOVEMBER 03, 2015 9:00 AM
Social Media: How Often is Too Often - Agency Marketing Blog
Sporadic posting to social media is bad for your agency marketing. But can you post too much? Yes you can. Learn how often you should be posting.

POSTED NOVEMBER 02, 2015 7:19 AM
What’s in Release 6.0.39.04 of InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
These are the changes in the latest release of ITC's agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED OCTOBER 29, 2015 2:17 PM
7 Steps to Optimizing Images for SEO - Agency Marketing Blog
Images can bring traffic to your insurance agency website if you optimize them correctly. Use these seven steps to optimize your insurance website’s images.

POSTED OCTOBER 28, 2015 8:01 AM
Ring in the Holidays with These 10 Blogging Ideas for November! - Agency Marketing Blog
Before you fill up on a Thanksgiving feast, use these 10 content ideas on your insurance agency website and in your newsletter.

POSTED OCTOBER 26, 2015 7:46 AM
Goodbye Skeuomorphism, Hello Flat and Material Design - Agency Marketing Blog
How insurance website design has changed for improved user experience and how it affects your insurance agency website.

POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2015 7:42 AM
Back Away from the Purchased Email Lists - Agency Marketing Blog
Purchasing an email list is the easy route, but can cause your insurance agency more harm than good in the long run.

POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2015 8:15 AM
Masters of Marketing -- How to Create Awesome Emails That Won't Get Deleted - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the October 15, 2015 Masters of Marketing webinar.

POSTED OCTOBER 15, 2015 2:58 PM
5 More Scary Agency Marketing Terms Unmasked - Agency Marketing Blog
Five more scary agency marketing terms you should know.

POSTED OCTOBER 14, 2015 7:26 AM
You’re Never Too Small for an Insurance Agency Website - Agency Marketing Blog
No matter what how big or small your agency is, you need an insurance website.

POSTED OCTOBER 12, 2015 7:51 AM
ACORD Forms Update (September 2015) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms that were updated in agency management system InsurancePro in September 2015.

POSTED OCTOBER 08, 2015 9:00 AM
The 3 Daily Social Media Tasks You Shouldn’t Forget - Agency Marketing Blog
Social media is more than follows and likes. These simple tasks can make a difference in your social media efforts as part of your insurance agency marketing.

POSTED OCTOBER 07, 2015 7:49 AM
Operation Agency Success: 5 Traits of a Great Comparative Rater - ITC Videos
In our latest video on agency success, ITC President Laird Rixford discusses the 5 traits that make a comparative rating system great.

POSTED OCTOBER 06, 2015 2:15 PM
No Nonsense Insurance Agency Marketing Strategies That Cost Practically Nothing - Agency Marketing Blog
Straightforward tips for insurance agency marketing that are simple and cheap to implement.

POSTED OCTOBER 05, 2015 7:13 AM
How to Maintain a Successful Blog When You’re Busy - Agency Marketing Blog
Blogging is important to the success of your insurance agency website. Here’s how to maintain a successful blog even when you’re busy.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 8:40 AM
How to Simplify Your Insurance Website Design - Agency Marketing Blog
A simpler insurance agency website is within your reach when you follow these three tips.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 28, 2015 8:00 AM
Chill Out with These 10 Blogging Ideas for October! - Agency Marketing Blog
Fall has arrived, and it’s the perfect time to snuggle up and write some content for your insurance agency blog and newsletters for October.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2015 7:21 AM
3 SEO Tactics You Should Forget - Agency Marketing Blog
You have a great insurance agency website. Don’t ruin it with these three SEO tactics.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2015 8:01 AM
Masters of Marketing -- Teach Me How to Market - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the September 17, 2015 Masters of Marketing webinar.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 2:35 PM
Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions During An Insurance Agency Website Consultation - Agency Marketing Blog
When designing your insurance agency website, every question is a good question. Here is a list of the top five questions you should ask during your website con

POSTED SEPTEMBER 16, 2015 8:24 AM
ACORD Forms Update (August 2015) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms that were updated in agency management system InsurancePro in August 2015.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 15, 2015 11:42 AM
Operation Agency Success: Do Something New - ITC Videos
To be successful, you have to look at your insurance agency in a new way. Watch this video to find out why.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 2:50 PM
4 Reasons Why Having a Responsive Site is Not Always Better - Agency Marketing Blog
If you’re thinking of getting a responsive insurance agency website, here are four reasons it may not always be better.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 7:20 AM
How a Marketing Expert Can Help Your Insurance Agency - Agency Marketing Blog
A marketing expert can help your agency marketing to focus on the right strategy, fill in your resource gaps and hold you accountable to your marketing plan.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 09, 2015 8:57 AM
To HTTPS or Not to HTTPS – That is The Question - Agency Marketing Blog
Is it time for your insurance agency to make the switch to an HTTPS website? Find out here.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 04, 2015 9:10 AM
It May be Time to Upgrade Your Insurance Website Design - Agency Marketing Blog
If you have flash elements on your insurance agency website, it may be time to upgrade.

POSTED AUGUST 31, 2015 9:49 AM
How Google’s Local Search Display Changes Impact Your Insurance Website Marketing Strategy - Agency Marketing Blog
Have you noticed Google’s newest local search change? Find out how to ensure your insurance agency website isn’t impacted with these tips.

POSTED AUGUST 26, 2015 9:24 AM
Fall into Autumn with These 10 Blogging Ideas for September! - Agency Marketing Blog
Fall is quickly approaching. Here are 10 seasonal ideas you can write about for your insurance agency’s blog and newsletters in September.

POSTED AUGUST 24, 2015 9:23 AM
Masters of Marketing -- Strong Call to Actions and Hierarchy - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the August 20, 2015 Masters of Marketing webinar.

POSTED AUGUST 20, 2015 3:30 PM
Avoiding Common Insurance Website Pet Peeves - Agency Marketing Blog
First impressions are everything when it comes to your insurance agency website. Avoid these pet peeves to ensure your visitors have the best experience.

POSTED AUGUST 19, 2015 9:01 AM
By The Numbers: Email Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
Are you thinking about building an email marketing campaign for your insurance agency? Check out these stellar statistics.

POSTED AUGUST 17, 2015 9:25 AM
Let’s Get Visual: Using Images to Engage Your Audience - Agency Marketing Blog
The most engaging social media posts are ones with images. Here are a few visual content ideas you can use today.

POSTED AUGUST 12, 2015 9:12 AM
5 Ways to Freshen Up Your Insurance Agency’s About Us Page - Agency Marketing Blog
Your About Us page is a very important part of your insurance agency website. Here are five ways to keep it fresh.

POSTED AUGUST 10, 2015 9:33 AM
ACORD Forms Update (July 2015) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms that were updated in agency management system InsurancePro in July 2015.

POSTED AUGUST 06, 2015 2:57 PM
Operation Agency Success: Cyber Security - ITC Videos
Are you taking cyber security serious? Watch this video to see why cyber security is vital for your insurance agency.

POSTED AUGUST 05, 2015 9:58 AM
What is Marketing and Why Does It Matter? - Agency Marketing Blog
Marketing can spur your agency’s growth and take you to the next level. Investing in agency marketing is worth your time and effort.

POSTED AUGUST 05, 2015 8:56 AM
5 Step Customer Service Process - Agency Marketing Blog
These five steps can help you keep your insurance agency’s cost down, retain customers and create new business.

POSTED AUGUST 03, 2015 9:37 AM
Off-Site Optimization for 2015 - Agency Marketing Blog
A lot has changed with off-site optimization. Here are some updated methods you can use for your insurance agency website today.

POSTED JULY 29, 2015 8:40 AM
Choosing the Right Insurance Website Design Template - Agency Marketing Blog
A website can be costly. So before you chose your insurance website design, ask yourself these questions to ensure you get it right the first time.

POSTED JULY 27, 2015 8:53 AM
How to Optimize Your Agency's Social Media Posts - Agency Marketing Blog
Are you interested in getting your insurance agency noticed on social media? These 3 simple elements could help.

POSTED JULY 22, 2015 9:20 AM
No Sweat! Try These 10 Blogging Ideas for August! - Agency Marketing Blog
Ready to get started on your insurance agency blog content for August? No sweat! Try out these 10 ideas.

POSTED JULY 20, 2015 9:23 AM
Masters of Marketing -- The Ins and Outs of Managing Your Agency’s Email Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the July 16, 2015 Masters of Marketing webinar.

POSTED JULY 16, 2015 11:17 AM
5 Insurance Agency Social Media Myths You Should Ignore - Agency Marketing Blog
There are a lot of social media myths floating around. Here are 5 myths that you should avoid.

POSTED JULY 15, 2015 9:26 AM
Why Your Insurance Agency Needs a Drip Campaign - Agency Marketing Blog
Are you using drip campaigns to stay in front of your prospects? You should be and here’s why.

POSTED JULY 13, 2015 9:29 AM
ACORD Forms Update (June 2015) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms that were updated in agency management system InsurancePro in June 2015.

POSTED JULY 07, 2015 11:16 AM
Operation Agency Success: Content Marketing, Part 2 - ITC Videos
Content marketing is hard but it is so important to the success of your insurance agency website. Watch this video for some additional content marketing ideas.

POSTED JULY 07, 2015 9:30 AM
How Your Insurance Website May Scare Away Your Potential Clients - Agency Marketing Blog
It doesn’t take much for your insurance agency website to scare off a potential client. To help make a good first impression, avoid these mistakes.

POSTED JULY 06, 2015 9:10 AM
Why Your Insurance Agency Needs Millennial Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
To reach the millennial consumer, agencies need to change their agency marketing efforts to focus on utility and sustainability.

POSTED JULY 01, 2015 8:54 AM
Blogging 101: How to Write a Blog Post - Agency Marketing Blog
Don’t be intimidated by blogging. This process will help you write blog posts that attract people to your insurance agency website and are easy to read.

POSTED JUNE 29, 2015 11:43 AM
Heat up Your Agency’s Content with These 10 Blogging Ideas for July! - Agency Marketing Blog
Summer is here! Here are 10 ideas to use when writing your insurance agency website content in July so you can enjoy the summer fun.

POSTED JUNE 24, 2015 8:44 AM
Why Duplicate Content is Bad for SEO - Agency Marketing Blog
Why you should take the time to create original content for your insurance agency website instead of duplicating content… it’s better for your SEO.

POSTED JUNE 22, 2015 11:15 AM
Masters of Marketing -- Blogging for SEO - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the June 18, 2015 Masters of Marketing webinar.

POSTED JUNE 18, 2015 3:28 PM
The Truth about Flash in Insurance Website Design - Agency Marketing Blog
We’ve heard the rumblings that Flash-based websites are down and out. Here’s the truth about the once loved software platform.

POSTED JUNE 17, 2015 10:41 AM
8 Ways to Make the Most of Your Agency Marketing Strategy - Agency Marketing Blog
If you're looking to maximize your insurance agency marketing, here are eight easy things you can implement into your marketing strategy today.

POSTED JUNE 15, 2015 9:09 AM
What’s in Release 6.0.38.26 of InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
These are the changes in the latest release of ITC's agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED JUNE 10, 2015 10:16 AM
10 Insurance Website Design Terms You Need to Know - Agency Marketing Blog
Ten insurance website design terms explained that will help you in the design process of your insurance agency website.

POSTED JUNE 10, 2015 9:58 AM
ACORD Forms Update (May 2015) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms that were updated in agency management system InsurancePro in May 2015.

POSTED JUNE 09, 2015 9:04 AM
6 Ways to Improve Your Subject Line - Agency Marketing Blog
Subject lines may seem to be a small part of email marketing, but they play a big role in your email success. Improve your subject lines with these tips.

POSTED JUNE 08, 2015 8:51 AM
SEO Terms You Need to Know for Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
SEO terms like link building and meta tags can be confusing. Here are some you need to know for your insurance agency website.

POSTED JUNE 03, 2015 10:05 AM
Operation Agency Success: Content Marketing, Part 1 - ITC Videos
Content marketing is hard but it is so important to the success of your insurance agency website. Watch this video for some content marketing ideas.

POSTED JUNE 02, 2015 2:58 PM
When Should I Schedule My Marketing Emails? - Agency Marketing Blog
The right timing can affect the success of your email marketing campaign. Here are some tips for finding the best time to send an email.

POSTED JUNE 01, 2015 9:26 AM
Celebrate Summer with These 10 Blogging Ideas for June! - Agency Marketing Blog
With warmer weather on the horizon, use these 10 ideas to write a blog post for your insurance website in June before you head out for summer fun.

POSTED MAY 26, 2015 10:20 AM
Masters of Marketing -- Mobile Website Best Practices - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the May 21, 2015 Masters of Marketing webinar.

POSTED MAY 21, 2015 3:23 PM
ACORD Forms Now Available in ITC’s Comparative Rater - Agency Rating Blog
Now you can edit, email and print any ACORD form within ITC's comparative rating system TurboRater. Forms can also be prefilled with quote data.

POSTED MAY 20, 2015 10:19 AM
Can Email and Print Newsletters Be Used Together? - Agency Marketing Blog
If you want a successful online and offline agency marketing campaign, using both email and print newsletters may be the answer.

POSTED MAY 20, 2015 10:06 AM
What’s in Release 6.0.38.23 of InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
These are the enhancements that will be included in the next release of ITC's agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED MAY 18, 2015 3:31 PM
RE: Is Responsive Web Design for My Agency? - Agency Marketing Blog
Responsive website design is currently all the rage. But, is it right for your insurance agency website?

POSTED MAY 18, 2015 9:38 AM
Long Tail Keywords: What Are They Good For? - Agency Marketing Blog
When optimizing your insurance agency website for the search engines, focusing on long tail keywords is a better strategy. Here’s why.

POSTED MAY 15, 2015 8:50 AM
ACORD Forms Update (April 2015) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms that were updated in agency management system InsurancePro in April 2015.

POSTED MAY 13, 2015 2:29 PM
3 Benefits to Hiring Outside Digital Agency Marketing Help - Agency Marketing Blog
Digital agency marketing is something you don't have to tackle on your own. Here are 3 benefits to hiring outside help.

POSTED MAY 11, 2015 8:56 AM
We Redesigned Our Website. Here’s Why. - Agency Marketing Blog
When was the last time you updated your insurance website design? We just did. Here are four reasons why we redesigned our website and why you might need to.

POSTED MAY 08, 2015 8:45 AM
Operation Agency Success: Find Your Agency's Niche - ITC Videos
How finding a niche for your agency can help you stand out with your agency marketing in the widely competitive insurance landscape.

POSTED MAY 05, 2015 2:04 PM
Easy Tweaks to Freshen Up Your Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Reviving your agency website doesn't have to be a difficult process, especially when you implement these small changes.

POSTED MAY 04, 2015 9:49 AM
4 Ways to Improve Your Mobile Insurance Website Design - Agency Marketing Blog
Google has changed its mobile search algorithm. Here are four ways you can change your insurance website design so it ranks in mobile search results.

POSTED MAY 01, 2015 8:46 AM
An Introduction to TurboRater’s API & SDK - Agency Rating Blog
ITC believes in an open environment where you can pick the technology that works best for you. Learn more about ITC’s comparative rating system’s API.

POSTED APRIL 29, 2015 8:30 AM
How to Use Flat Design to Modernize Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Minimalism is popular in website design today. Learn how you can modernize your insurance agency website with flat design.

POSTED APRIL 27, 2015 9:45 AM
Kick Writer’s Block with These 10 Blogging Ideas for May - Agency Marketing Blog
Stuck on what to write for your agency blog in May? No need to cry for help! Use one of our 10 topics to get started.

POSTED APRIL 22, 2015 9:50 AM
3 Reasons Why Your Insurance Agency Needs an Email Newsletter - Agency Marketing Blog
Newsletters are an important part of an agency marketing plan. Here are three reasons why your agency needs to be sending newsletters.

POSTED APRIL 20, 2015 9:41 AM
4 Useful Tools in Google Webmaster Tools - Agency Marketing Blog
Google Webmaster Tools can track the health of your insurance agency website, like showing backlinks. Learn how to use it to improve your insurance website.

POSTED APRIL 17, 2015 8:53 AM
Masters of Marketing -- Data Upkeep and Management - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the April 16, 2015 Masters of Marketing webinar.

POSTED APRIL 16, 2015 2:11 PM
Multico releases MultiQuote platform for package quoting - Agency Rating Blog
Multico Rating Systems Incorporated released its new MultiQuote cross-selling tool to all customers currently quoting auto and property insurance on the Multico

POSTED APRIL 16, 2015 9:54 AM
ACORD Forms Update (March 2015) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms that were updated in agency management system InsurancePro in March 2015.

POSTED APRIL 13, 2015 2:46 PM
3 Ways to Improve Your Insurance Agency Blog - Agency Marketing Blog
Blogging has some great benefits for your insurance agency website, but it is hard work. Here is how you can improve your process and your blog.

POSTED APRIL 10, 2015 9:17 AM
The Easiest Way to Get Online Reviews - Agency Marketing Blog
Online reviews play a big role in your insurance agency’s local SEO strategy. Here are 11 websites that make getting reviews from your clients easy.

POSTED APRIL 06, 2015 9:05 AM
How Your Insurance Website Impacts Your Online Leads - Agency Marketing Blog
Is your insurance agency website causing visitors to leave before requesting a quote? Try these tips to make a good impression with your insurance website.

POSTED APRIL 03, 2015 9:01 AM
Operation Agency Success: Agency Marketing Plan - ITC Videos
How to create your own agency marketing plan to help you succeed.

POSTED APRIL 02, 2015 11:29 AM
Why You Should Be Doing Local Search Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
Don’t just focus on increasing insurance website traffic from anywhere. Our data shows you’re better off focusing on sources that send traffic that converts.

POSTED APRIL 01, 2015 9:58 AM
Why Agency Marketing Fails - Agency Marketing Blog
When done correctly, your marketing efforts should help your agency. Here are four reasons why your agency marketing may be failing.

POSTED MARCH 30, 2015 8:53 AM
April Showers Bring 10 New Blogging Ideas - Agency Marketing Blog
Rainy days are a great opportunity to blog for your insurance website. Use one of our 10 topics to blog on your insurance agency website in April.

POSTED MARCH 27, 2015 9:10 AM
Stop Being an Intermediary - Agency Marketing Blog
The market is changing. Agents can compete with online lead generators and be successful. Agency marketing and comparative rating technology can help.

POSTED MARCH 25, 2015 9:32 AM
How Cover Photos Can Expand Your Social Media Reach - Agency Marketing Blog
Don’t use just any image for your social media cover photo. Use it to expand your agency marketing reach on social media. Here’s how.

POSTED MARCH 23, 2015 10:24 AM
ACORD Forms Update (January and February 2015) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms that were updated in agency management system InsurancePro in January and February 2015.

POSTED MARCH 20, 2015 12:34 PM
Boost Your Insurance Website’s SEO by Applying Paid Search Principles - Agency Marketing Blog
The principles of paid search apply to more than advertising. Here is how you can apply your paid search knowledge to your insurance agency website.

POSTED MARCH 20, 2015 8:47 AM
Masters of Marketing -- 5 Things to Look Out for in Google Webmaster Tools - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the March 19, 2015 Masters of Marketing webinar.

POSTED MARCH 19, 2015 2:46 PM
Help! I Have a Blank Social Media Calendar - Agency Marketing Blog
Social media calendars are great for your agency marketing plan as it guides you on what to post. Here are some content ideas for filling in your calendar.

POSTED MARCH 16, 2015 9:09 AM
The Future of Email Marketing: Part 3 - Agency Marketing Blog
In this final part of our three-part series, learn about the four ways email marketing will change and how to use it in your agency marketing.

POSTED MARCH 13, 2015 9:36 AM
Stop Blogging, Tweeting and Sharing - Agency Marketing Blog
Avoid making these social media mistakes in your online agency marketing that drive away followers. Show your value and you will grow your social media reach.

POSTED MARCH 11, 2015 8:50 AM
3 Online Marketing Myths You Shouldn’t Believe - Agency Marketing Blog
There is a lot of information about online marketing. But be careful. These common myths can derail your agency marketing efforts.

POSTED MARCH 09, 2015 9:14 AM
4 Questions to Ask When Designing Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Get involved with the Insurance Website Builder process. Here are 4 questions you can ask so your insurance website design is the best it can be.

POSTED MARCH 04, 2015 8:49 AM
Operation Agency Success: Make a Change - ITC Videos
Now is the time to change your technology and insurance agency software so you have better technology.

POSTED MARCH 03, 2015 4:36 PM
Keep It Simple: Insurance Website Design for the Modern Agency - Agency Marketing Blog
For the best user experience your website should be simple and functional. Here are five fundamentals to help you get the ideal insurance website design

POSTED MARCH 02, 2015 9:01 AM
What is SEO and Is It Important to My Agency? - Agency Marketing Blog
You’ve got a great insurance agency website. Now what? Here are five reasons why your agency needs to optimize your insurance website for the search engines.

POSTED FEBRUARY 25, 2015 9:36 AM
10 Insurance Blog Ideas: March 2015 Edition - Agency Marketing Blog
Don’t let your writer’s block stop you from blogging for your insurance website. Use one of our 10 topics to blog on your insurance agency website in March.

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2015 9:30 AM
Get Organized with a Social Media Calendar - Agency Marketing Blog
Is staying on top of your agency's social media posts getting the best of you. Get organized with a social media calendar.

POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2015 9:51 AM
Masters of Marketing -- The Importance of Consistent Branding - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the February 19, 2015 Masters of Marketing webinar.

POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2015 5:14 PM
Where is the Auto Insurance Market Heading? - Agency Rating Blog
Technology is changing the auto insurance market. Here is where ITC President Laird Rixford thinks the industry is heading.

POSTED FEBRUARY 18, 2015 8:51 AM
Sell Me This Pen - Agency Rating Blog
Are you selling to your prospects? Selling is something you do for someone. Focus on your prospects’ needs and not selling to them.

POSTED FEBRUARY 17, 2015 12:23 PM
3 Agent Strategies for Competing and Succeeding in the Modern Market - Agency Marketing Blog
From the keynote speaker for Agent Conference 2015, learn about three strategies that can help your agency compete and succeed in today’s market.

POSTED FEBRUARY 16, 2015 9:00 AM
What’s in Release 6.0.38.22 of InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
These are the enhancements that will be included in the next release of ITC's agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED FEBRUARY 13, 2015 12:30 PM
The Future of Email Marketing: Part 2 - Agency Marketing Blog
In this second part of our three-part series on the future of email marketing, learn about the six factors that affect your agency marketing.

POSTED FEBRUARY 13, 2015 9:11 AM
Is Your Carrier a Partner of Your Agency? - Agency Marketing Blog
Look for carriers who will be a partner of your agency and give you support and help with your agency marketing.

POSTED FEBRUARY 11, 2015 10:04 AM
What a Neglected Blog Says About Your Insurance Agency - Agency Marketing Blog
Blogging is important for your insurance agency website. But an abandoned blog can have a detrimental effect on your insurance website.

POSTED FEBRUARY 09, 2015 8:48 AM
3 Metrics to Measure Other Than Keywords for SEO - Agency Marketing Blog
There are more ways to measure your SEO efforts than how your insurance agency website ranks in search engine results. Here are three of them.

POSTED FEBRUARY 06, 2015 9:08 AM
Operation Agency Success: The Client Lifecycle - ITC Videos
How ITC automates your client lifecycle with insurance agency software and helps you turn a person who doesn't know you into a raving fan.

POSTED FEBRUARY 02, 2015 4:26 PM
A Checklist for Building Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
It’s easy to be overwhelmed when getting a new insurance agency website. Here is a checklist to guide you through the insurance website design process.

POSTED FEBRUARY 02, 2015 9:31 AM
5 Design Trends to Make Your Insurance Agency Website Better - Agency Marketing Blog
To improve your insurance website design, try using these five design trends. They can make your insurance website better.

POSTED JANUARY 28, 2015 8:53 AM
Behind the Scenes: Adding Rates to a Comparative Rater - Agency Rating Blog
A behind the scenes look and former agent’s perspective on how a carrier’s rates gets added and updated in the comparative rating system TurboRater.

POSTED JANUARY 27, 2015 8:52 AM
10 February Topics for Your Insurance Website Blog - Agency Marketing Blog
Don’t let your insurance website blog sit idle. Use one of our 10 topics to blog on your insurance agency website in February.

POSTED JANUARY 26, 2015 8:59 AM
The Future of Email Marketing: Part 1 - Agency Marketing Blog
In the first part of our three-part series on the future of email marketing, learn about four trends that will impact agency marketing this year and beyond.

POSTED JANUARY 23, 2015 9:01 AM
How Internet Marketing is Like Flying - Agency Marketing Blog
Like flying there are forces at work that influence your digital agency marketing plan. Learn what these forces are and how to control them so you soar.

POSTED JANUARY 21, 2015 11:26 AM
Getting Started with Search Engine Optimization - Agency Marketing Blog
If you’re starting to use search engine optimization to improve the visibility of your insurance agency website, here are the five SEO basics you need to know.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2015 8:46 AM
You Got A Bad Online Review. Now What? - Agency Marketing Blog
A negative review is not the end of the world. Here’s what you should do in your agency marketing if you get a bad review to turn a negative into a positive.

POSTED JANUARY 15, 2015 5:51 PM
Masters of Marketing: 5 Digital Marketing Trends for 2015 - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the January 15, 2015 Masters of Marketing webinar.

POSTED JANUARY 15, 2015 12:14 PM
Does Your Insurance Website Cater to Gen X and Gen Y? - Agency Marketing Blog
Young insurance shoppers don’t always choose insurance based on price. Why an insurance website design that appeals to younger generations is important.

POSTED JANUARY 14, 2015 12:01 PM
Google Cheat Sheet to Help Your Digital Agency Marketing Efforts - Agency Marketing Blog
Need help determining which Google products are best for your digital agency marketing efforts? Here’s the list you’ve been looking for.

POSTED JANUARY 12, 2015 8:42 AM
Choosing the Right Photo for Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Choosing photography for your insurance agency website can be a tough decision. These four questions can help you select the right photo.

POSTED JANUARY 07, 2015 9:47 AM
Boost Your Insurance Website Design with the 80/20 Rule - Agency Marketing Blog
Applying the 80/20 rule to insurance website design can produce more conversions. You can simplify your insurance agency website with this common business rule.

POSTED JANUARY 05, 2015 9:03 AM
ITC’s 7 Resolutions for 2015 - Agency Rating Blog
ITC’s seven New Year’s resolutions to our agents and carriers for our insurance websites, comparative rater and agency management system in 2015.

POSTED DECEMBER 31, 2014 9:36 AM
2014 in Review – Practicing What We Preach - Agency Marketing Blog
Is an agency marketing provider who doesn’t walk the walk one you can trust? A look back at 2014 and how ITC practices what we preach.

POSTED DECEMBER 30, 2014 9:37 AM
ACORD Forms Update (December 2014) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms that were updated in agency management system InsurancePro in December 2014.

POSTED DECEMBER 29, 2014 3:29 PM
10 Things to Blog about on Your Insurance Website in January - Agency Marketing Blog
Don’t neglect the content for your insurance agency website. We’ve got 10 ideas for your insurance website blog and newsletter you can use in January.

POSTED DECEMBER 29, 2014 10:00 AM
How to Improve Your Click-Through Rate - Agency Marketing Blog
Learn how you can improve your agency marketing by tweaking the calls to action in your marketing email campaigns.

POSTED DECEMBER 22, 2014 8:39 AM
Apple Maps Rolls Out New Business Listing Portal - Agency Marketing Blog
Learn how you can update your agency’s listing and insurance agency website on Apple Maps with the new portal Apple Maps Connect.

POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2014 8:45 AM
Masters of Marketing: Common Landing Page Design Mistakes - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the December 18, 2014 Masters of Marketing webinar.

POSTED DECEMBER 18, 2014 3:31 PM
Improving Your IWantInsurance.com Profile - Agency Marketing Blog
For Insurance Website Builder customers, learn how to improve your IWantInsurance.com profile by keeping your insurance agency website updated.

POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2014 9:01 AM
Defining Owned, Earned and Paid Media in Agency Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
The advantages and challenges of owned, earned and paid media in digital agency marketing. Plus, how you can use it for a bigger impact.

POSTED DECEMBER 15, 2014 8:58 AM
Make Your Insurance Website Worth Your Blood, Sweat and Tears - Agency Marketing Blog
Don’t build a dud of an insurance website. Here are five tips for creating an insurance agency website that is worth your blood, sweat and tears.

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2014 9:04 AM
Now is the Time: Agency Management System Edition - Agency Management Blog
Not using an agency management system? Good agency management software can help you keep more customers and grow. Learn how.

POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2014 9:37 AM
Now is the Time: Comparative Rating System Edition - Agency Rating Blog
Can your comparative rater handle the lead onslaught that comes with the New Year? Here’s what a good insurance rating system can do.

POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2014 9:44 AM
Now is the Time: Insurance Website Edition - Agency Marketing Blog
Is your insurance agency website ready for the busy season? There are some questions you can answer to help you determine whether it is.

POSTED DECEMBER 09, 2014 9:34 AM
What’s in Release 6.0.38.21 of InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
These are the enhancements that will be included in the next release of ITC's agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED DECEMBER 08, 2014 12:46 PM
A Guide to Improving Your Agency Marketing in 2015 - Agency Marketing Blog
Improve your insurance agency marketing plan with this four-step process and make 2015 a great year for your agency marketing.

POSTED DECEMBER 08, 2014 8:46 AM
ACORD Forms Update (November 2014) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms that were updated in agency management system InsurancePro in November 2014

POSTED DECEMBER 05, 2014 9:06 AM
Is Price Important? - Agency Rating Blog
If you ask the right questions, build rapport and show your value, price resistance is less likely to happen.

POSTED DECEMBER 04, 2014 3:44 PM
Converting More Insurance Website Visitors into Leads - Agency Marketing Blog
If your insurance agency website isn’t converting leads, there are three areas to check and improve to help your website generate leads.

POSTED DECEMBER 03, 2014 9:05 AM
Why Your Agency Needs an Employee Manual - Agency Management Blog
An important part of agency management strategy, an employee manual communicates expectations to employees and applies the same standards to everyone.

POSTED DECEMBER 02, 2014 11:30 AM
How to Destroy Your Insurance Website in 5 Easy Steps - Agency Marketing Blog
Simple mistakes like a typo may not seem like a big deal, but it can ruin your insurance agency website. Avoid these five mistakes and create a better website.

POSTED DECEMBER 01, 2014 9:27 AM
The Easiest Way to Ruin Your Email Marketing Efforts - Agency Marketing Blog
Don’t ruin your agency marketing by sending emails without permission. A double opt-in process protects you & gets your emails to people who are interested.

POSTED NOVEMBER 26, 2014 8:38 AM
10 Things to Blog about on Your Insurance Website in December - Agency Marketing Blog
Get more time for family and less time staring at a blank screen. We’ve got 10 ideas for your insurance website blog and newsletter you can use in December.

POSTED NOVEMBER 24, 2014 8:39 AM
Get the 4-1-1 On Why NAP is Important for Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Why your name, address and phone number are so important for your insurance agency website’s ranking in search engines.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2014 8:00 AM
Masters of Marketing: Back to Basics - Blogging 101 - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the November 20, 2014 Masters of Marketing webinar.

POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2014 3:01 PM
Looking to Sell Your Agency? Technology Can Help. - Agency Marketing Blog
Technology, like agency marketing systems and comparative raters, is a critical part of your agency’s process that can help improve the value of your agency.

POSTED NOVEMBER 19, 2014 8:54 AM
Are Your Insurance Website Colors Sending The Wrong Message? - Agency Marketing Blog
Color is more than what looks good. Learn how the color of your insurance agency website can affect your visitors.

POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2014 9:17 AM
Still Using Windows XP? You are Risking Everything. - Agency Rating Blog
Anti-virus and anti-malware software can’t save you. Learn how your clients and your future are at risk if you are still using Windows XP in your agency.

POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2014 4:37 PM
10 Social Media Ideas to Encourage Engagement - Agency Marketing Blog
Don’t let your agency’s social media pages fall into a rut.Try out these 10 ideas to help keep your audience engaged.

POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2014 9:25 AM
It’s Crowded Out There - Agency Marketing Blog
Competition is fierce. To stand out you need to answer the five big questions for your agency marketing plan: who, what, when, where and why.

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2014 9:24 AM
How Do I Get More Traffic to My Insurance Agency Website? - Agency Marketing Blog
After your website is done, the next item on the list is driving traffic. Here’s how the three traffic types can bring more visitors to your insurance website.

POSTED NOVEMBER 10, 2014 9:06 AM
Who is Your Insurance Website Really Built For? - Agency Marketing Blog
Before you start designing your website, decide who you want to target as that will affect your insurance website design.

POSTED NOVEMBER 07, 2014 9:18 AM
ACORD Forms Update (October 2014) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms that were updated in agency management system InsurancePro in October 2014.

POSTED NOVEMBER 05, 2014 2:51 PM
TL;DR – The Shorter, The Better - Agency Marketing Blog
Digital agency marketing materials, like blog posts and emails, don’t have to be long to work. Sometimes the shorter, the better.

POSTED NOVEMBER 05, 2014 8:49 AM
The Value of a Comparative Rater - Agency Rating Blog
Comparative raters have value for everyone, including prospects, clients, carriers and agents. Here’s why.

POSTED NOVEMBER 04, 2014 8:56 AM
Is Email Marketing Dead? No, and Here are 15 Reasons Why - Agency Marketing Blog
Email marketing is not dead, and here are 15 facts to prove why it’s not.

POSTED NOVEMBER 03, 2014 8:00 AM
To Outsource or Not to Outsource Your Social Media? - Agency Marketing Blog
Should your agency outsource its social media as part of its agency marketing? Here are four reasons why you should and four reasons why you shouldn’t.

POSTED OCTOBER 31, 2014 8:40 AM
What to Look For in a Digital Agency Marketing Firm - Agency Marketing Blog
When looking for a digital agency marketing firm, focus on the five pillars of online marketing when doing your research.

POSTED OCTOBER 29, 2014 8:57 AM
What’s in Release 6.0.38.19 of InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
These are the enhancements that will be included in the next release of ITC's agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED OCTOBER 27, 2014 3:56 PM
10 Things to Blog about on Your Insurance Website in November - Agency Marketing Blog
Busy getting ready for the holidays? We’ve got 10 ideas for your insurance website blog and newsletter you can use in November.

POSTED OCTOBER 27, 2014 8:43 AM
4 Tips for Writing Clear Content for Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Content has never been more important. Try these simple tips for writing content that is clear and helpful to your insurance agency website visitors.

POSTED OCTOBER 24, 2014 8:44 AM
Think Hiring a Pro is Expensive? Hire an Amateur - Agency Marketing Blog
The cheapest is not always best regarding insurance web design. Hiring professionals can mean the difference between a website that sells and one that doesn’t.

POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2014 8:47 AM
How to Get Around (Not Provided) in Your Insurance Website Analytics - Agency Marketing Blog
Learn how to successfully track which keywords your agency website is ranking for with Google Webmaster.

POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2014 9:02 AM
Logo Design 101 - Agency Marketing Blog
Find out all the major factors you should consider when designing the perfect logo for your agency.

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2014 10:22 AM
Masters of Marketing: Stats That Matter - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the October 16, 2014 Masters of Marketing webinar email marketing stats that matter.

POSTED OCTOBER 16, 2014 4:19 PM
Your Insurance Agency Does Not Need a Mobile App - Agency Marketing Blog
Mobile apps are expensive, and studies show there is a limit to the number of apps consumers use. Here’s why a mobile insurance agency website is better.

POSTED OCTOBER 15, 2014 8:45 AM
The Importance of Data Organization - Agency Marketing Blog
The second installment of the two-part series on the importance of keeping your contact data up to date.

POSTED OCTOBER 13, 2014 8:50 AM
Why Service is Not a Differentiator - Agency Marketing Blog
Should great customer service be the deciding factor between you and your competition?

POSTED OCTOBER 08, 2014 9:39 AM
What’s in Release 6.0.38.18 of InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
These are the enhancements that will be included in the next release of ITC's agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED OCTOBER 06, 2014 4:37 PM
If an Insurance Website Doesn’t Get Traffic, Does It Still Exist? - Agency Marketing Blog
Getting traffic to your agency website is important but can be challenging. Find out some subtle changes you can make to get more visitors.

POSTED OCTOBER 06, 2014 9:28 AM
ACORD Forms Update (September 2014) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms that were updated in agency management system InsurancePro in September 2014.

POSTED OCTOBER 01, 2014 5:20 PM
The Power of the #Hashtag - Agency Marketing Blog
The power of the hashtag is still going strong. Find out how your agency could benefit from the use of it.

POSTED OCTOBER 01, 2014 10:04 AM
4 Reasons an Insurance Consumer May Decide to Purchase… Other Than Price - Agency Rating Blog
Find out 4 factors, other than price, that may sway your prospect’s decision to purchase an insurance policy with you.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 9:36 AM
Link Building Strategies That Work in 2014 - Agency Marketing Blog
Keeping up with SEO trends is important for the visibility of your agency website. Here’s an overview of how SEO has changed and some link building strategies t

POSTED SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 9:02 AM
Masters of Marketing: Personalizing Your Website - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the September 25, 2014 Masters of Marketing webinar on personalizing your insurance agency website.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 4:12 PM
10 Things to Blog about on Your Insurance Website in October - Agency Marketing Blog
Here are 10 ideas that are sure to spice up your insurance website and blog in the month of October.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 9:00 AM
Is an Insurance Website Template Better for Your Agency? - Agency Marketing Blog
Choosing to use an insurance website template can be beneficial for your agency, so we’re breaking down some common misconceptions about them to help you make t

POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 9:00 AM
The Importance of Data Upkeep Within Your Agency - Agency Marketing Blog
The first installment of a two part series on why up-to-date data is vital to your agency’s success.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 9:01 AM
Boo! 5 Scary Marketing Terms Unmasked - Agency Marketing Blog
Agency marketing shouldn’t be a daunting task, so we’re uncovering five scary terms you should know.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 8:45 AM
Why You Should Have Control of Your Insurance Website Content - Agency Marketing Blog
If your agency’s website content is controlled by your website designer, taking back the control could save you time, money and much more.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 9:33 AM
Getting the Right Reviews for Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Positive customer reviews can help with the growth of your agency. Find out how to get the right kind of reviews with these tips.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 05, 2014 4:59 PM
ACORD Forms Update (August 2014) - Agency Management Blog
A list of ACORD forms that were updated in agency management system InsurancePro in August 2014.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 04, 2014 2:55 PM
3 Insurance Agency Website Mistakes That Can Cost You Clients - Agency Marketing Blog
Here are three agency website mistakes that could be preventing your potential clients from giving you their business.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 03, 2014 8:43 AM
Multico Unveils Mobile-Ready Consumer Rating Portal - Agency Rating Blog
Multico Rating Systems, a leading provider of insurance rating solutions, today announced the expansion of its MarketPlace product with an enhanced

POSTED SEPTEMBER 02, 2014 10:01 AM
Masters of Marketing: The Importance of Data Upkeep - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the August 28, 2014 Masters of Marketing webinar on the importance of data upkeep.

POSTED AUGUST 29, 2014 8:48 AM
September 2014 Schedule for InsurancePro Academy - Agency Management Blog
Check out the September schedule for our weekly training webinars for our agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED AUGUST 27, 2014 4:22 PM
September 2014 Schedule for TurboRater Academy - Agency Rating Blog
Check out the September schedule for our weekly training webinars for our comparative rater TurboRater.

POSTED AUGUST 27, 2014 4:16 PM
How to Keep Your Readers Engaged with Your Blog Posts - Agency Marketing Blog
A well-written blog post can bring in traffic on your insurance website. Here are some tips to help you keep your readers engaged.

POSTED AUGUST 27, 2014 9:54 AM
Ranking Companies at the Top or Bottom in the Comparative Rater - Agency Rating Blog
Now you can rank companies at the top or bottom of the comparison list in comparative rating system TurboRater.

POSTED AUGUST 26, 2014 3:01 PM
What’s in Release 6.0.38.17 of InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
Enhancements for users of agency management system InsurancePro

POSTED AUGUST 25, 2014 2:54 PM
Real Talk About Text Message Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
If you've ever considered using text messaging for your agency's marketing, these facts may make you reconsider.

POSTED AUGUST 25, 2014 8:45 AM
10 Things To Blog About On Your Insurance Website In September - Agency Marketing Blog
Need some ideas on what to write about in your agency’s newsletter or blog for next month? Take a look at these 10 ideas that we’re sure your customers will lov

POSTED AUGUST 20, 2014 10:01 AM
Top Four Ways to Determine If Your Insurance Website Needs a Facelift - Agency Marketing Blog
Much like a car, your agency’s website requires a tune up from time to time. Here are the top four tell-tale signs that it’s time for a website makeover.

POSTED AUGUST 18, 2014 8:00 AM
A Pretty Insurance Website Can’t Hide These 4 Ugly Truths - Agency Marketing Blog
An attractive website without functionality could be hurting the online success of your agency. Find out the four ugly truths a pretty website cannot hide.

POSTED AUGUST 13, 2014 8:46 AM
If At First You Don’t Succeed, Dust Yourself Off & Post Again - Agency Marketing Blog
Thinking of taking a break from posting to your agency’s social media pages? Here’s why we feel you may want to reconsider the idea.

POSTED AUGUST 11, 2014 9:09 AM
You Received A Website Lead! Now What? - Agency Marketing Blog
Have you received a lead from your agency’s website but aren’t exactly sure what steps to take next? Here are some ideas to walk you through making that new le

POSTED AUGUST 06, 2014 8:50 AM
AgencyBuzz Academy Schedule for 8/6/14 - 9/3/14 - Agency Marketing Blog
Registration and Scheduling Information for AgencyBuzz Academy

POSTED AUGUST 06, 2014 8:05 AM
Enhancements in New Release and ACORD Forms Update - Agency Management Blog
Enhancements and updated ACORD forms for users of agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED AUGUST 04, 2014 2:27 PM
How Google’s Pigeon May Impact Your Insurance Agency Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Did Google’s new local search algorithm affect your agency’s website? Learn more on how to help reverse those changes .

POSTED AUGUST 04, 2014 8:37 AM
August 2014 Schedule for InsurancePro Academy - Agency Management Blog
See what's coming up in our training webinars for our agency management system.

POSTED JULY 31, 2014 11:21 AM
August 2014 Schedule for TurboRater Academy - Agency Rating Blog
See what's coming up in our training webinars for our comparative rating system.

POSTED JULY 31, 2014 10:59 AM
4 Tips to Help You Write for Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Writing for your agency's website shouldn't be a daunting task. Take a look at these four tips to help make writing copy easier.

POSTED JULY 30, 2014 10:07 AM
The Hard Truth About Social Media - Agency Marketing Blog
The truth about social media and finding the right balance for your agency.

POSTED JULY 28, 2014 8:30 AM
Masters of Marketing: Benefits of a Mobile Website - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the July 24, 2014 Masters of Marketing webinar on the benefits a mobile-friendly insurance agency website.

POSTED JULY 24, 2014 12:55 PM
10 Things to Blog about on Your Insurance Website in August - Agency Marketing Blog
Need content ideas for your agency blog or email newsletter? Here are 10 ideas for August to get you ahead of the curve.

POSTED JULY 23, 2014 10:17 AM
Navigating Your Insurance Website: Organization = Better Usability - Agency Marketing Blog
Customizing website navigation menus to increase visitor ease of use and improve overall success of website.

POSTED JULY 21, 2014 8:00 AM
How to Stop Spending Money on Simple Changes to Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Let’s take a look at the benefits of the Insurance Website Builder system and why it’s better than buying a traditional built-from-scratch website.

POSTED JULY 17, 2014 7:41 AM
ACORD Forms Update (July 2014) - Agency Management Blog
We have updated these ACORD forms for users of agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED JULY 16, 2014 3:16 PM
3 Worthless Agency Marketing Metrics - Agency Marketing Blog
What agency marketing metrics you should focus on to identify whether your marketing is meeting your goals.

POSTED JULY 09, 2014 9:00 AM
Why the Home Page is Down but Not Out - Agency Marketing Blog
While less people may naturally find your home page than before, not putting effort into your home page design will deter potential clients.

POSTED JULY 07, 2014 10:00 AM
Will Your SEO Campaign Pass Its Physical? - Agency Marketing Blog
Elements to keep your SEO and agency marketing campaigns fit and healthy.

POSTED JULY 03, 2014 4:26 PM
Not Getting Many Quote Requests from Your Insurance Website? - Agency Marketing Blog
Find out why it's important to have good call to actions on your insurance agency website.

POSTED JULY 02, 2014 8:56 AM
July 2014 Schedule for InsurancePro Academy - Agency Management Blog
See what's coming up in our training webinars for our agency management system.

POSTED JUNE 30, 2014 1:54 PM
What to Do When Social Media is Not Working - Agency Marketing Blog
Three tips to help your insurance agency adapt your social media strategy as part of your agency marketing plan.

POSTED JUNE 30, 2014 11:11 AM
July 2014 Schedule for TurboRater Academy - Agency Rating Blog
See what's coming up in our training webinars for our comparative rating system.

POSTED JUNE 26, 2014 4:09 PM
Masters of Marketing: Why Business Listings Matter - Agency Marketing Blog
The slides and recording of the June 26, 2014 Masters of Marketing webinar on why business listings matter for your insurance agency website.

POSTED JUNE 26, 2014 4:00 PM
May and June AgencyBuzz Academy Videos | July AgencyBuzz Academy Details - Agency Marketing Blog
View past AgencyBuzz Academy videos as well as check out the July calendar and register.

POSTED JUNE 24, 2014 1:31 PM
10 Things to Blog about on Your Insurance Website in July - Agency Marketing Blog
Need content ideas for your agency blog or email newsletter? Here are 10 seasonal tips for July to unblock your writer's block.

POSTED JUNE 23, 2014 9:32 AM
How to Capture Visitors Who Do Not Complete a Quote Form - Agency Marketing Blog
A common problem agencies have is the abandonment of online quote forms on their insurance agency websites. Abandonment remarketing brings them back.

POSTED JUNE 20, 2014 8:40 AM
11 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Google+ Page - Agency Marketing Blog
Read about tips on how to make your Google+ page work for you!

POSTED JUNE 18, 2014 11:39 AM
The Good, the Bad of Duplicate Content on Insurance Websites - Agency Marketing Blog
The pros and cons of duplicate content on insurance websites.

POSTED JUNE 10, 2014 7:14 AM
Growing Your Email List Organically - Agency Marketing Blog
Building an organic email list is critical for your online marketing efforts. Learn how to grow organic email lists.

POSTED JUNE 06, 2014 10:00 AM
Introducing TurboRater Academy - Agency Rating Blog
Learn more about ITC's comparative rating system TurboRater and how you can use it to improve your efficiency.

POSTED JUNE 04, 2014 6:08 PM
Introducing InsurancePro Academy - Agency Management Blog
Learn more about ITC's agency management system InsurancePro and how you can make the most of it with these free weekly webinars.

POSTED JUNE 04, 2014 6:01 PM
SEO is a Marathon, Not a Sprint: How ITC Does It - Black Hat Series, Part 3 - Agency Marketing Blog
How white hat SEO is better for your digital agency marketing long term and how ITC helps agents find success using good SEO.

POSTED JUNE 04, 2014 8:00 AM
When is Your Insurance Website Finished? - Agency Marketing Blog
Don’t fall for the trap of endless editing. But knowing when to launch your new website can be difficult. Here’s how to get out of the proof stage.

POSTED JUNE 02, 2014 10:00 AM
How Hummingbird Affects the Content on Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Google's Hummingbird update has transformed the way insurance website content is evaluated by search engines. Follow these tips so your content ranks well.

POSTED MAY 30, 2014 7:00 AM
Avoid Fines and Understand Image Usage Rights and Licensing - Agency Marketing Blog
Understanding the rules behind image licensing can protect you from hefty fines and legal fees.

POSTED MAY 27, 2014 9:00 AM
Masters of Marketing: Growing Your Email List Organically - Agency Marketing Blog
In today's Masters of Marketing webinar, Sophie went over how to grow your email marketing list organically.

POSTED MAY 22, 2014 3:47 PM
Enhancements in Next InsurancePro Release - Agency Management Blog
These are the enhancements that will be included in the next release of ITC's agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED MAY 20, 2014 4:54 PM
10 Things to Blog about on Your Insurance Website in June - Agency Marketing Blog
Find 10 seasonal content ideas for your agency blog or email newsletter.

POSTED MAY 19, 2014 10:00 AM
Website Hero to Website Zero – Black Hat Series, Part 2 - Agency Marketing Blog
Learn about the effects of bad backlinks and how to remedy the situation.

POSTED MAY 15, 2014 3:30 PM
How to Kill Your Brand with Black Hat SEO - Black Hat Series, Part 1 - Agency Marketing Blog
Using black hat SEO will only hurt your brand in the long run. Learn what these methods are and why they don't work.

POSTED MAY 13, 2014 5:53 PM
How to Take Your Email Marketing to the Next Level - Agency Marketing Blog
There are two things that make email marketing appealing as part of an online marketing plan: cost and effectiveness.

POSTED MAY 13, 2014 8:57 AM
ACORD Forms Update (May 2014) - Agency Management Blog
We have updated these ACORD forms for users of agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED MAY 08, 2014 1:59 PM
Stop Guessing Which Colors to Use for Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Stumped on which colors to use for your insurance agency website? Here's how to get the exact color you want.

POSTED MAY 07, 2014 4:14 PM
The 2 Most Influential Pages on an Insurance Agency Website - Agency Marketing Blog
After you get a potential client on your insurance website, what pushes them to call the number at the top of your agency website?

POSTED MAY 05, 2014 10:00 AM
How Business Basics Can Make a Difference to Your Agency - Agency Marketing Blog
How Business Basics Can Make a Difference to Your Agency

POSTED APRIL 30, 2014 5:00 PM
The Long or Short Form Debate - Agency Marketing Blog
Should my agency website have a short form that collects basic contact information or a more complete form that captures more information?

POSTED APRIL 29, 2014 2:48 PM
Masters of Marketing: Branding Your Landing Pages - Agency Marketing Blog
In yesterday's Masters of Marketing, Stephanie discussed how to brand your landing pages.

POSTED APRIL 25, 2014 10:00 AM
ACORD Forms Update (March 2014) - Agency Management Blog
We have updated these ACORD forms for users of agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED APRIL 22, 2014 2:40 PM
10 Things to Blog about on Your Insurance Website in May - Agency Marketing Blog
Find 10 seasonal content ideas for your agency blog or email newsletter.

POSTED APRIL 21, 2014 10:47 AM
Putting Your Best Foot-er Forward: Completing the User Experience - Agency Marketing Blog
Using the footer to complete the user experience on your website and promote conversions.

POSTED APRIL 15, 2014 10:21 AM
InsurancePro and the Heartbleed Vulnerability - Agency Management Blog
Learn how the InsurancePro platform is not affected by the Heartbleed vulnerability.

POSTED APRIL 10, 2014 11:42 AM
TurboRater and TurboStorm and the Heartbleed Vulnerability - Agency Rating Blog
Learn how the TurboRater and TurboStorm platforms are not affected by the Heartbleed vulnerability.

POSTED APRIL 10, 2014 11:36 AM
Insurance Website Builder and AgencyBuzz and the Heartbleed Vulnerability - Agency Marketing Blog
Learn how the Insurance Website Builder and AgencyBuzz website and marketing platforms are not affected by the Heartbleed vulnerability.

POSTED APRIL 10, 2014 11:23 AM
The History of Search Engine Optimization - Agency Marketing Blog
The most important factors affecting search engine optimization over the past two decades.

POSTED MARCH 31, 2014 6:14 PM
The Solution for Independent Agents to Quoting and Selling Online - Agency Rating Blog
With TurboRater for Websites, independent agents can offer multiple insurance carrier's quotes with the option to bind online.

POSTED MARCH 27, 2014 10:22 PM
Masters of Marketing: How to Rank in Google Local - Agency Marketing Blog
How to rank in Google Local and ideas for gathering online reviews.

POSTED MARCH 27, 2014 4:43 PM
The Secret to What Clients Want From Your Insurance Agency Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Consumers want four things from your website. Here’s how you can provide each of these things on your agency website.

POSTED MARCH 26, 2014 10:00 AM
10 Things to Blog about on Your Insurance Website in April - Agency Marketing Blog
Need ideas for your agency blog or email newsletter? Here are 10 seasonal tips for April to get your creative juices flowing.

POSTED MARCH 24, 2014 9:34 AM
Email Marketing is Changing - Agency Marketing Blog
Email marketing hasn't changed much in the last few years. Some may things it's a dead form of marketing. But that's changing!

POSTED MARCH 21, 2014 2:11 PM
Which Colors are the Best for Your Insurance Website? - Agency Marketing Blog
Selecting the right colors for your insurance agency website is important since you want the colors to evoke the right response from your visitors.

POSTED MARCH 18, 2014 12:01 PM
Is Your Website Perfectly Optimized? - Agency Marketing Blog
The more optimized a website is, the greater the chance it will be found on the web.

POSTED MARCH 14, 2014 5:35 PM
Enhancements in Next InsurancePro Release - Agency Management Blog
These are the enhancements that will be included in the next release of agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED MARCH 12, 2014 8:49 AM
How to Get Your Agency Found in Local Searches - Agency Marketing Blog
Want your agency to be found in the local listings? Here are some helpful steps to help your agency to be found in local searches.

POSTED MARCH 03, 2014 8:44 AM
Learn TurboRater Secrets from Super Users at ITC Agent Conference - Agency Rating Blog
Agent Conference is a chance to learn the secrets from our agent panel of TurboRater super users.

POSTED FEBRUARY 27, 2014 1:08 PM
AgencyBuzz Academy: March Schedule - Agency Marketing Blog
Join us for AgencyBuzz Academy where we go step by step through one feature of AgencyBuzz each week.

POSTED FEBRUARY 27, 2014 10:15 AM
I Got 99 Problems, but Gmail Deliverability Ain’t One - Agency Marketing Blog
You may have a Gmail deliverability problem and not even know it. Find out here if you're getting rejected by Gmail and how to fix it.

POSTED FEBRUARY 26, 2014 10:01 AM
3 Reasons Why Most Insurance Websites Fail - Agency Marketing Blog
The stronger your website is, the easier it is to bring in new clients and raise your retention rates. But what makes an insurance website fail?

POSTED FEBRUARY 26, 2014 10:00 AM
Tips on Creating Effective Landing Pages to Get Leads Online - Agency Marketing Blog
Use these tips to create effective landing pages for your agency's lead generation goals.

POSTED FEBRUARY 24, 2014 6:32 AM
Insurance Website Builder Process 101 - Agency Marketing Blog
Our efficient design process means you can get a live insurance agency website in 10 business days. Here's the breakdown of our process.

POSTED FEBRUARY 18, 2014 8:21 AM
How One Agent Got Organized and Improved Her Efficiency - Agency Management Blog
One agent, tired of the tons of paperwork and long hours, turned to ITC technology to get organized and efficient.

POSTED FEBRUARY 12, 2014 4:15 PM
AgencyBuzz Academy: Latest Recordings - Agency Marketing Blog
You can find the latest AgencyBuzz Academy recordings here.

POSTED FEBRUARY 11, 2014 10:01 AM
How to Be Personal on Twitter Without Being Too Personal or Mundane - Agency Marketing Blog
Want to build relationships on Twitter? You need to be personable without being too personal or mundane.

POSTED FEBRUARY 10, 2014 4:24 PM
Why Standardized Processes are Important for Insurance Agencies - Agency Rating Blog
Successful independent insurance agencies rely on documented, standardized processes to complete any workflow.

POSTED FEBRUARY 04, 2014 9:03 AM
How to Choose an Effective Domain Name for Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
How to Choose an Effective Domain Name for Your Insurance Website

POSTED FEBRUARY 03, 2014 4:08 PM
February AgencyBuzz Academy Calendar - Agency Marketing Blog
Would you like to join us to learn more about AgencyBuzz? Here are our upcoming AgencyBuzz Academy topics for the month of February!

POSTED FEBRUARY 03, 2014 4:07 PM
10 Local Marketing Ideas to Increase Your Branding - Agency Marketing Blog
Focus on local marketing in combination with online marketing to capitalize on your branding effort.

POSTED JANUARY 31, 2014 3:09 PM
7 Simple Hacks for Better Facebook Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
Want to improve your agency's Facebook presence? Try these seven simple tips.

POSTED JANUARY 27, 2014 3:40 PM
Masters of Marketing: Common Mistakes on Insurance Agency Websites - Agency Marketing Blog
Thirteen unlucky (and common) mistakes on insurance agency websites and how to fix them.

POSTED JANUARY 23, 2014 2:03 PM
Avoiding Information Overload: The Art of Being a Lazy Marketer - Agency Marketing Blog
Key tips to agency marketing without being overwhelmed.

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2014 4:49 PM
The Most Important Thing To Have at the Top of Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
A clear call to action is the most important thing to have at the top of an insurance agency website.

POSTED JANUARY 14, 2014 8:01 AM
How to Make the Most Out of Google Local Search: Part II - Agency Marketing Blog
How to make maximize your local search marketing efforts with reviews and networking.

POSTED JANUARY 08, 2014 9:51 AM
5 Marketing Tips for Insurance Agents in 2014 - Agency Marketing Blog
Make 2014 your best year yet with these five online marketing tips for insurance agents.

POSTED JANUARY 06, 2014 11:42 AM
Looking Back at 2013 | TurboRater - Agency Rating Blog
A reflection back on major enhancements made to TurboRater in 2013

POSTED JANUARY 03, 2014 11:38 AM
How to Make the Most Out of Google Local Search: Part I - Agency Marketing Blog
How to create, edit and enhance Google+ Local listings.

POSTED JANUARY 02, 2014 9:37 AM
5 Ways to Revive a Stale Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Don’t let a stale website keep potential clients away. Clients can tell when a website has been left alone for too long and will seek quotes elsewhere.

POSTED DECEMBER 30, 2013 4:00 PM
Masters of Marketing: How to Make the Most Out of Google Local Search - Agency Marketing Blog
Slides and recording of the December 19th Masters of Marketing webinar on Google Local.

POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2013 3:07 PM
What to Look for in an SEO Firm - Agency Marketing Blog
You’re interested in paying an SEO firm money to enhance your online presence, but which company should you choose?

POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2013 5:31 PM
What Good Marketing Experts Never Say - Agency Marketing Blog
By watching what the marketing experts do and say - and not do and say - you will know where to focus your agency marketing.

POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2013 4:30 PM
AgencyBuzz Academy: Recordings - Agency Marketing Blog
You will find links to the surveys, renewal reminders, print and mail, and social media sessions of AgencyBuzz Academy.

POSTED DECEMBER 04, 2013 2:17 PM
Stop Neglecting Your Blog. Become a More Productive Writer. - Agency Marketing Blog
Tips for how to become a more productive writer so your insurance website blog is regularly updated.

POSTED DECEMBER 03, 2013 4:44 PM
AgencyBuzz Academy: December Schedule - Agency Marketing Blog
Join us for AgencyBuzz Academy where we go step by step through one feature of AgencyBuzz each week.

POSTED DECEMBER 02, 2013 8:35 AM
The Importance of Google Authorship for Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
The Importance of Google Authorship

POSTED DECEMBER 02, 2013 7:30 AM
22 Tips to Increase Traffic to Your Insurance Website Blog - Agency Marketing Blog
Take the next step in turning your insurance agency website into a major city. Start driving traffic to your blog.

POSTED NOVEMBER 25, 2013 4:32 PM
Are You Overdue for a Redesign of Your Insurance Website? - Agency Marketing Blog
The web is constantly changing and as other websites evolve, so should yours. Don't let a stagnant insurance website design hurt your marketing efforts.

POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2013 5:00 PM
How A Negative Review Can Positively Affect Your Agency - Agency Marketing Blog
Five tips for responding to negative local listing reviews.

POSTED NOVEMBER 19, 2013 3:19 PM
AgencyBuzz Academy: Why is Adding Print & Mail to Your Campaigns Important? - Agency Marketing Blog
Digital marketing is a great, cost effective way to connect with customers & prospects. Adding print & mail to campaigns could be what sets you a part.

POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2013 8:15 AM
Why are More People Switching to Flat Design? - Agency Marketing Blog
Flat Design For Your Insurance Website

POSTED NOVEMBER 11, 2013 9:42 AM
Ignore These Social Media Tips - Agency Marketing Blog
There is no hard and fast rule on how to succeed on social media. Experiment, measure and repeat what works for you.

POSTED NOVEMBER 05, 2013 4:36 PM
Create a Facebook Page in 3 Easy Steps - Agency Marketing Blog
Most marketers will tell you that Facebook, when used effectively, is an important piece to your marketing puzzle. Here are the steps in creating a Facebook pag

POSTED OCTOBER 31, 2013 5:00 PM
How to Create and Send Holiday Mailings in AgencyBuzz - Agency Marketing Blog
Want to create and automate your holiday mailings in AgencyBuzz? Here's how!

POSTED OCTOBER 30, 2013 3:28 PM
3 Must-Have Features on Your Insurance Website to Compete Online - Agency Marketing Blog
Important Features for Your Insurance Website

POSTED OCTOBER 30, 2013 10:00 AM
So...they've stopped answering your emails. What's next? - Agency Marketing Blog
Do you have contacts who no longer respond to your marketing emails? Or do you have a list of old leads you want to bring back in the fold?

POSTED OCTOBER 25, 2013 12:38 PM
Masters of Marketing -- Designing Your Website For Your Target Audience - Agency Marketing Blog
Masters of Marketing is a monthly webinar series during which our team of experts discuss various aspects of digital agency marketing.

POSTED OCTOBER 24, 2013 2:30 PM
AgencyBuzz Academy Recordings for October 2 - 23 - Agency Marketing Blog
Did you miss a session of AgencyBuzz Academy? Not to worry, here's the recordings for you to view.

POSTED OCTOBER 23, 2013 1:48 PM
How to Tell If Your Digital Agency Marketing is Working - Agency Marketing Blog
Tips to determine what part of your agency marketing plan is working so you know how to spend your marketing budget in 2014.

POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2013 4:34 PM
Succeeding on Social Media: Separating Expectations and Realities - Agency Marketing Blog
How to succeed on social media while managing your expectations.

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2013 4:38 PM
8 Signs It’s Time for a New Logo - Agency Marketing Blog
It’s important that your branding matches your agency’s personality. The most significant part of your branding and your agency marketing is your logo.

POSTED OCTOBER 15, 2013 4:00 PM
Recipe for Facebook Marketing Success - Agency Marketing Blog
Four steps to successful agency marketing on Facebook.

POSTED OCTOBER 07, 2013 5:00 PM
7 Ugly SEO Mistakes - Agency Marketing Blog
Here are 7 ugly SEO mistakes and 7 beautiful solutions.

POSTED OCTOBER 02, 2013 10:02 AM
How to Make a Bad First Impression - Agency Marketing Blog
You have 10 seconds to win over your potential customers with your insurance website. Don't scare them away.

POSTED OCTOBER 01, 2013 1:00 PM
AgencyBuzz Academy - Agency Marketing Blog
Have you been using AgencyBuzz for some time but need some help with the newer features? Or are you new to AgencyBuzz and still learning the ropes?

POSTED OCTOBER 01, 2013 11:43 AM
Six Surprising Statistics About American Social Media Users - Agency Marketing Blog
Getting insight into who your potential followers are can help you formulate the best plan for getting your brand out to the masses via social media.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2013 2:38 PM
How to Cut Marketing Expenses And Still Market Your Agency - Agency Marketing Blog
Don't blindly cut marketing expenses. Research to find out which agency marketing programs get results and keep those.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2013 4:55 PM
How to Take a Better Photo to Help Market Your Agency - Agency Marketing Blog
Two simple tips for taking your own photographs for your insurance agency website.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 3:00 PM
Google Analytics Metrics You Should Be Monitoring - Agency Marketing Blog
Google Analytics is a service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics about a website's traffic and traffic sources and measures conversions.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 13, 2013 11:16 AM
The Releases Keep On Coming - Agency Management Blog
InsurancePro's 6.0.38.10 release is now in generally available. What's in it for you?

POSTED SEPTEMBER 12, 2013 4:45 PM
What is a Brand? - Agency Marketing Blog
There are many definitions of a brand, but one thing is true across all definitions: your brand needs to be consistent.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 09, 2013 4:02 PM
Multico Partners with GuideOne to Provide Real-Time Rates - Agency Rating Blog
Multico Rating Systems and GuideOne Insurance Company have announced an agreement to provide real-time Automobile and Homeowners insurance rates.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 09, 2013 10:06 AM
3 Questions to Ask About Your Insurance Website Design - Agency Marketing Blog
These questions will help you narrow down your ideas and give you a strong sense of how to create an efficient insurance agency website.

POSTED AUGUST 30, 2013 5:00 PM
Multico and Mutual of Enumclaw Announce Partnership to Provide Real-Time Auto and Homeowners Rates - Agency Rating Blog
Multico and Mutual of Enumclaw have announced a partnership to provide real-time Automobile and Homeowners insurance rates.

POSTED AUGUST 30, 2013 10:19 AM
Be a Better Email Marketer - Agency Marketing Blog
Here's a few tips to help you get better results on your next email marketing campaign.

POSTED AUGUST 29, 2013 1:14 PM
Why SEO is Essential for Your Agency - Agency Marketing Blog
How SEO can help your insurance agency website get found.

POSTED AUGUST 29, 2013 10:30 AM
Is Your Insurance Website A One-Stoplight Town? - Agency Marketing Blog
How to turn your insurance agency website from a one-stoplight town with no traffic into a major city with high traffic.

POSTED AUGUST 26, 2013 4:13 PM
Masters of Marketing: AgencyBuzz Tips and Tricks - Agency Marketing Blog
On August 22 we held an in-depth webinar discussing the ins and outs of AgencyBuzz.

POSTED AUGUST 23, 2013 7:43 AM
How to Get Your Business Listing Ranked Higher in Google+ Local - Agency Marketing Blog
Tips on increasing your insurance agency website's traffic with Google+ Local

POSTED AUGUST 16, 2013 7:07 AM
How Fonts Impact Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
When choosing fonts for your insurance agency website, there are a few things to keep in mind.

POSTED AUGUST 14, 2013 11:59 AM
Easy Tips to a Great Insurance Website Blog - Agency Marketing Blog
Try these easy writing techniques to improve the blog on your insurance website.

POSTED AUGUST 12, 2013 4:27 PM
3 Reasons to Get Help With Your Agency Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
You don't have to do it all yourself. Three reasons why you should hire help for your insurance agency marketing.

POSTED AUGUST 06, 2013 8:51 AM
Top Five Questions You Need to Answer on Your Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Core questions you need to be able to answer on your insurance agency website so online visitors can decide whether to contact you.

POSTED JULY 31, 2013 9:19 AM
How the Four Ps of Marketing Apply to Your Insurance Agency - Agency Marketing Blog
Learn how to apply the four Ps of marketing (product, price, placement, promotion) to your agency marketing.

POSTED JULY 30, 2013 10:53 AM
Masters of Marketing: Get 'em, Keep 'em, Close 'em - Agency Marketing Blog
How to get leads to your website, keep them on your site and follow up with them using email marketing.

POSTED JULY 26, 2013 8:43 AM
How to Write for Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Writing tips agents can use to write unique content for their insurance agency website.

POSTED JULY 24, 2013 2:37 PM
AgencyBuzz Now Offers Clerical Content in Content Library - Agency Marketing Blog
AgencyBuzz now offers content to fit your clerical needs as well as your newsletter and marketing needs.

POSTED JULY 22, 2013 3:46 PM
What is Email Segmentation? - Agency Marketing Blog
How email segmentation with an automated agency marketing system can make email marketing even more effective.

POSTED JULY 17, 2013 11:12 AM
Part 2: Your Site Was Penalized by Penguin 2.0... What Now? - Agency Marketing Blog
If your site was penalized by Google don't worry. There are ways to fix it. Find out how.

POSTED JULY 15, 2013 5:07 PM
Part 1: What is Penguin 2.0? - Agency Marketing Blog
Penguin 2.0 was released by Google last month in an effort to penalize spammy websites even more. But what does Penguin 2.0 really do?

POSTED JULY 08, 2013 5:00 PM
Is Insurance a Commodity Doomed to Be Sold on Price Alone? - Agency Rating Blog
Keeping the process to obtain a quote simple gives agents the time they need to sell on more than price alone.

POSTED JULY 06, 2013 6:20 PM
Stop! Don't Design Your Website Until You Answer These Key Questions - Agency Marketing Blog
Insurance agency website design is about more than looking good. Answer these key questions to help you focus your website on your goals.

POSTED JULY 02, 2013 4:33 PM
Multico Rating Systems Expands Homeowners Footprint With Marshall & Swift/Boeckh Partnership - Agency Rating Blog
Marshall & Swift /Boeckh (MSB) and Multico Rating Systems have announced that Multico-Online™ now includes seamless integration of pre-filled property data.

POSTED JUNE 20, 2013 10:23 AM
Another Great Update to InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
The next release of InsurancePro is coming. Are you ready?

POSTED JUNE 17, 2013 5:09 PM
How to Interpret Your Google Analytics Report - Agency Marketing Blog
You’ve setup Google Analytics for your insurance website and are bombarded with lots of statistics. How do you get started interpreti

POSTED JUNE 14, 2013 3:59 PM
Writing for the Web - Agency Marketing Blog
How to write content for your website that effectively grabs attention and attracts customers.

POSTED JUNE 11, 2013 10:46 AM
Be Ready for the Next Release of InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
What you need to know about the next release of InsurancePro

POSTED JUNE 06, 2013 2:45 PM
Proven Ways to Advertise Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
What do you do when you want to be noticed? Advertise! We will discuss some ways to advertise your insurance website.

POSTED MAY 24, 2013 9:00 AM
5 Tips to Becoming a Mobile Marketing Guru - Agency Marketing Blog
5 simple tips to help you get started with mobile marketing. Once you’ve mastered these, you’ll see that mobile marketing isn't as scary as you once thought.

POSTED MAY 23, 2013 12:10 PM
Six Things You Need to Know About Your Website’s Bounce Rate - Agency Marketing Blog
One of the most important statistics from Google Analytics is your bounce rate. Here are six important things that affect bounce rates on your agency’s website.

POSTED MAY 17, 2013 10:00 AM
ITC Marketing Crash Course - Agency Marketing Blog
New to marketing? This blog is perfect for you. Read some of our previous blogs on important topics all in one spot!

POSTED MAY 17, 2013 9:00 AM
Are Your Producers Quoting Adequate Limits? - Agency Rating Blog
Producer's quoting activity should be monitored regularly to ensure they are quoting adequate limits.

POSTED MAY 15, 2013 5:00 PM
Simple Content Changes to Help Boost SEO Efforts - Agency Marketing Blog
Easy content changes that can be made to your site to help boost SEO efforts.

POSTED MAY 10, 2013 1:15 PM
Building a Prospect's Decision Momentum (Overcoming Diminishing Intent) - Agency Marketing Blog
Learn how to build decision momentum for your prospective clients using services and tools provided by ITC.

POSTED MAY 06, 2013 12:15 PM
Multico Moves to Cloud Computing Infrastructure - Agency Rating Blog
Multico Rating Systems, a leading provider of insurance rating solutions, moves to cloud computing infrastructure.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2013 10:12 AM
How to Create an Effective Call to Action on Your Website - Agency Marketing Blog
So, what is the best way to get a customer’s attention on your website? Just how do you get a potential customer to notice your get a quote button? These days,

POSTED APRIL 23, 2013
Google Plus Local Listings and Organic Results: Can They Co-Exist? - Agency Marketing Blog
Learn how to make your Google Plus Local and organic results appear on the same results page.

POSTED APRIL 19, 2013 3:45 PM
You Had Me at Your Welcome Email - Agency Marketing Blog
Perfect the art of creating welcome emails by packing value and identity in each one to engage prospects in a conversation with your agency.

POSTED APRIL 18, 2013 9:00 AM
How to get people to not open your marketing emails - Agency Marketing Blog
Email is not without its annoyances, some of which can turn off even the most enthusiastic customer.

POSTED APRIL 17, 2013 10:00 AM
How to Prepare for Facebook's Graph Search - Agency Marketing Blog
Facebook has announced the creation of Facebook Graph Search. Graph Search is Facebook’s latest search feature that helps users find connections to people and p

POSTED APRIL 17, 2013 9:00 AM
When Insurance Marketing Automation Goes Wrong - Agency Marketing Blog
Inadvertent automated marketing during a disaster might cast your agency as out of touch with your customers.

POSTED APRIL 16, 2013 3:49 PM
Incorporating SMS Marketing into your Marketing Strategy - Agency Marketing Blog
Let’s say you wanted to send out a message or a coupon to a current customer and wanted the highest open rate possible. How would you do that?

POSTED APRIL 15, 2013 4:22 PM
Multico Rating Systems and American Strategic Insurance Announce Real-Time Homeowners Rates - Agency Rating Blog
Multico Rating Systems and American Strategic Insurance (ASI) have announced the release of real-time Homeowners insurance rates in Oregon.

POSTED APRIL 12, 2013 10:26 AM
What's in the next release of InsurancePro? - Agency Management Blog
InsurancePro 6.0.38 has some great new features you should know about

POSTED APRIL 08, 2013 11:49 AM
How to Cross-Sell Using Email Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
Using email marketing to cross-sell or upsell is working smarter, not harder, to earn additional revenue for your agency.

POSTED APRIL 08, 2013 11:17 AM
4 Reasons Why Insurance Agents Need Email Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
Email marketing save time and money. Here are 4 great reasons to incorporate email marketing into your digital marketing plan.

POSTED APRIL 05, 2013 12:12 PM
The Importance of Reconciliation - Agency Management Blog
Reconciliation can be critical to protecting your agency's cash flow

POSTED APRIL 03, 2013 4:53 PM
How to Create an Insurance Agency Marketing Plan - Agency Marketing Blog
Creating an insurance agency marketing plan can be intimidating if you don't know where to start.

POSTED MARCH 25, 2013 4:36 PM
Multico’s netPOSitive Point-Of-Sale Solution Achieves High Marks In Novarica ACE Rankings - Agency Rating Blog
Multico Rating Systems has been awarded a high-level Novarica Average Customer Experience (ACE) Ranking.

POSTED MARCH 21, 2013 10:29 AM
Mobile Internet Access is on the Rise - Agency Marketing Blog
Mobile Internet access is approaching desktop internet access. Are you prepared for the future?

POSTED MARCH 19, 2013 4:38 PM
5 Myths of Digital Insurance Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
The myths of digital insurance marketing include insurance websites, insurance agency marketing and email marketing. We busted 5 of them.

POSTED MARCH 18, 2013 4:36 PM
How Your Insurance Website is Losing Money on Google - Agency Marketing Blog
How to determine if investing in SEO for your insurance agency website is right for your agency.

POSTED MARCH 11, 2013 4:57 PM
Operation Agency Success: Twitter - ITC Videos
Improve your Twitter activity as part of your digital insurance marketing with these tips.

POSTED MARCH 06, 2013 4:22 PM
5 More Annoying Social Media Behaviors - Agency Marketing Blog
Avoid making these mistakes on social media and annoying your followers.

POSTED MARCH 05, 2013 8:50 AM
Microdata, an Important Update to Your Website, That No One Will Ever See - Agency Marketing Blog
Give your website a leg up in the content game by including schema.org's microdata in your web pages.

POSTED MARCH 04, 2013 12:38 PM
Masters of Marketing - Website Foundations - Agency Marketing Blog
To have a successful insurance website, you need to have some fundamental features and pages.

POSTED FEBRUARY 28, 2013 4:48 PM
Busting 3 Facebook Myths - Agency Marketing Blog
Do you think you own your photos that you share on Facebook? Here are 3 truths you need to face if you use Facebook as part of your digital agency marketing.

POSTED FEBRUARY 25, 2013 4:52 PM
Why Buying Followers is a Waste of Money - Agency Marketing Blog
Buying followers may seem like a good idea but it's a waste of money and resources. We've got great tips to gain real and meaningful followers.

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2013 10:05 AM
The Evolution of Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
Marketing is constantly evolving. ITC's marketing products automate digital agency marketing for insurance agencies nationwide.

POSTED FEBRUARY 21, 2013 4:09 PM
How Retention Rate is Misleading Your Agency - Agency Marketing Blog
Think your retention rate is good? Maybe it is time to take a second look and see what might be hidden by a blanket retention rate.

POSTED FEBRUARY 20, 2013 10:26 AM
Marketing Tips for LinkedIn - Agency Marketing Blog
Improve your digital agency marketing on LinkedIn with these tips.

POSTED FEBRUARY 18, 2013 4:37 PM
4 Areas to Audit on Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Regularly audit your insurance website to identify what areas need to be fixed or updated.

POSTED FEBRUARY 11, 2013 4:47 PM
ACORD Form Update (February 2013) - Agency Management Blog
We have updated these ACORD forms in agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED FEBRUARY 07, 2013 5:44 PM
Operation Agency Success: The Importance of Mobile - ITC Videos
Learn why mobile is important and what your mobile insurance website should have.

POSTED FEBRUARY 07, 2013 2:09 PM
Inbound Marketing vs Outbound Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
Inbound marketing is the newest version of marketing. As society moves to more social platforms old marketing strategies are evolving to keep up.

POSTED FEBRUARY 06, 2013 4:50 PM
What is Keyword Research? - Agency Marketing Blog
Keyword research as part of the SEO process for insurance agency marketing is defined.

POSTED FEBRUARY 05, 2013 8:57 AM
What is Facebook EdgeRank? - Agency Marketing Blog
Facebook EdgeRank is an important aspect to social media marketing that should be integrated into any online marketing plan.

POSTED FEBRUARY 01, 2013 2:47 PM
Improving Conversion Rates with Landing Pages - Agency Marketing Blog
Using landing pages in conjunction with your email marketing could allow you to have higher conversion rates as well as higher engagement rates.

POSTED JANUARY 31, 2013 2:17 PM
Website Smackdown : Insurance Website Builder vs. WordPress - Agency Marketing Blog
Are you looking to build your agency website on WordPress? If so, learn more about why you might be heading down the wrong path.

POSTED JANUARY 30, 2013 1:14 PM
Masters of Marketing: Integrating Your Online and Offline Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
Offline and online marketing strategies need to work hand in hand. Here are some great tips on how to integrate your different marketing strategies.

POSTED JANUARY 29, 2013 11:50 AM
Why You Should Inventory Your Digital Agency Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
Tips on how to conduct a digital marketing inventory to improve your insurance agency marketing.

POSTED JANUARY 29, 2013 9:38 AM
Removing Unnecessary Toolbars Can Improve Your Internet Speed - Agency Rating Blog
Slow Internet speed equates to a slow producer. Keep your browsers clean of unneeded and often harmful toolbars.

POSTED JANUARY 25, 2013 12:48 PM
A Hit Parade of Twitter Mistakes - Agency Marketing Blog
The ten mistakes to avoid when using Twitter as part of your insurance agency marketing plan.

POSTED JANUARY 22, 2013 9:10 AM
ACORD Forms Have Been Updated - Agency Management Blog
We have updated these ACORD forms in agency management system InsurancePro

POSTED JANUARY 21, 2013 4:57 PM
Nevada General Insurance Company Partners with Multico to Release New Point-of-Sale Portal - Agency Rating Blog
General Insurance Company and Multico Rating Systems have released a new insurance Point-of-Sale solution.

POSTED JANUARY 15, 2013 10:31 AM
Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Hit Publish on Your Next Blog Post - Agency Marketing Blog
To improve your blogging, ask yourself these nine questions before you publish your next blog post on your insurance website.

POSTED JANUARY 15, 2013 9:24 AM
Using distribution lists for email marketing? You’re doing it wrong - Agency Marketing Blog
Are you using distribution lists in your email marketing? If so take a look at how you can improve your effectiveness through list segmentation.

POSTED JANUARY 10, 2013 4:19 PM
Operation Agency Success: AgencyBuzz and Email Marketing for Insurance - ITC Videos
Learn more about how insurance agency marketing system AgencyBuzz helps agents with their email marketing.

POSTED JANUARY 09, 2013 12:50 PM
MSB and Multico Rating Systems Create Once and Done Homeowners Transactions - Agency Rating Blog
MSB and Multico Rating Systems have entered into a partnership agreement to provide Multico-Online™ clients with the integration of pre-filled property data.

POSTED JANUARY 09, 2013 10:34 AM
Marketing Smackdown: Email vs. Text Messaging - Agency Marketing Blog
Comparing email and text messaging, which is the better channel for insurance agency marketing?

POSTED JANUARY 08, 2013 5:40 PM
9 Mistakes to Avoid Making on Facebook - Agency Marketing Blog
Digital agency marketing tip: nine mistakes on Facebook that may be driving followers away.

POSTED JANUARY 03, 2013 9:11 AM
2013 Predictions – Insurance Agency Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
A look at ITC's predictions regarding insurance agency marketing in 2013.

POSTED DECEMBER 31, 2012 11:59 PM
A Look Back: InsurancePro Enhancements in 2012 - Agency Management Blog
A recap of the major enhancements and new features that were added to agency management system InsurancePro in 2012.

POSTED DECEMBER 31, 2012 10:50 AM
AgencyBuzz, Creating More Buzz for Your Agency in 2012 - Agency Marketing Blog
The growing list of features that help AgencyBuzz grow your agency.

POSTED DECEMBER 28, 2012 1:06 PM
Looking Back at Insurance Website Builder in 2012 - Agency Marketing Blog
A look back at how Insurance Website Builder grew with your agency in 2012.

POSTED DECEMBER 28, 2012 10:53 AM
Masters of Marketing - Search Engine Success: Videos - Agency Marketing Blog
How video can help with the SEO of your insurance website.

POSTED DECEMBER 27, 2012 4:00 PM
A Look Back: TurboRater Enhancements in 2012 - Agency Rating Blog
A recap of the major enhancements and new features that were added to comparative rater TurboRater in 2012.

POSTED DECEMBER 27, 2012 3:26 PM
5 Website Mistakes to Avoid - Agency Marketing Blog
When creating or updating an insurance website, avoid these mistakes

POSTED DECEMBER 19, 2012 9:09 AM
Save Time with Prefilled ACORD Forms - Agency Management Blog
When you use agency management system InsurancePro's prefilled ACORD forms, you will save time and eliminate many mistakes.

POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2012 4:45 PM
Creating a Partner Page the Right Way - Agency Marketing Blog
How to develop a marketing focused partner page that delivers leads while building partner relationships.

POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2012 9:25 AM
Q&A on Increasing Visibility and Awareness for Your New ITC Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Tips on how to increase visibilty and awareness for an insurance website

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2012 7:00 PM
4 Tips for Building Relationships on Social Media - Agency Marketing Blog
The most important use for social media is building relationships. Try these 4 tips to make your insurance agency's social media efforts meaningful.

POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2012 12:23 PM
Upgrading to Windows 8? Reinstall InsurancePro for Best Results - Agency Management Blog
For best results when using agency management system InsurancePro on a computer with Windows 8, reinstall InsurancePro.

POSTED DECEMBER 07, 2012 11:08 AM
ACORD Forms Have Been Updated (December 2012) - Agency Management Blog
ACORD Forms have been updated to the latest forms available as of the end of November

POSTED DECEMBER 05, 2012 12:05 PM
How to Write a Great Blog Post - Agency Marketing Blog
Blogging is important to every online marketing plan. A great blog post can help your insurance website. Read our process for how to write a great blog post.

POSTED DECEMBER 03, 2012 4:52 PM
Operation Agency Success: Facebook for Insurance Agents - ITC Videos
Tips on how to turn Facebook likes into fans.

POSTED NOVEMBER 28, 2012 4:19 PM
How to Find Time to Blog - Agency Marketing Blog
Blogging is a big part of effective digital agency marketing and your insurance website. Finding the time to blog is important to your online marketing success,

POSTED NOVEMBER 27, 2012 9:12 AM
Don’t Chase Google’s Algorithm - Agency Marketing Blog
Get your site naturally ranked on the search engines without playing games and chasing the algorithms.

POSTED NOVEMBER 26, 2012 9:28 AM
Email Marketing Mistakes Small Businesses Make - Agency Marketing Blog
7 common mistakes small businesses make when they begin email marketing.

POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2012 11:25 AM
Getting Photos for your Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Learn how to properly source stock photos for your blog, website, and marketing without getting your agency in trouble for downloading unlicensed photos.

POSTED NOVEMBER 19, 2012 10:44 AM
Server Maintenance on night of November 19th - Agency Management Blog
Server maintenance is planned for the night of November 19th

POSTED NOVEMBER 19, 2012 10:13 AM
Why Do-It-Yourself Marketing Doesn't Always Work - Agency Marketing Blog
The do-it-yourself entrepreneurial spirit can accomplish a lot. But sometimes having an experienced team to work with is the best way to great marketing.

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2012 8:34 AM
Tips for Jump-Starting Your Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Tips to make your website engaging and welcoming for customers.

POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2012 2:48 PM
Sell More Auto Policies in Less Time With TurboRater's Prefill Function - Agency Rating Blog
TurboRater’s pre-fill feature significantly decreases the amount of time needed to obtain information from a prospect.

POSTED NOVEMBER 14, 2012 10:44 AM
Are Your Producers Asking the Questions? - Agency Rating Blog
To determine where to spend your marketing budget, you must know how your prospects find you. Read about how TurboRater can help you track that information.

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2012 7:59 AM
How the Layout of Your Website Can Affect Google Rankings - Agency Marketing Blog
Did you know that the layout of your website could affect your Google ranking as well? Learn how to improve rankings by improving your site.

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2012 2:42 PM
5 Simple Steps to Effective Digital Agency Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
Follow these five simple steps in marketing your insurance agency online to be effective.

POSTED NOVEMBER 09, 2012 9:59 AM
Search Engine Marketing for the Everyday Insurance Agent - Part 2 - Agency Marketing Blog
Increase your pay-per-click ad's click through rate and lead conversion rates with these tips.

POSTED NOVEMBER 08, 2012 9:52 AM
Operation Agency Success: Content is King - ITC Videos
Watch to see how fresh and unique content can help your website within the search engine listings.

POSTED NOVEMBER 07, 2012 1:18 PM
Search Engine Marketing for the Everyday Insurance Agent - Part 1 - Agency Marketing Blog
Pay-per-click or search engine marketing can be daunting to most insurance agents, learn how to get started here.

POSTED NOVEMBER 06, 2012 8:12 AM
Masters of Marketing: Engaging Your Customers on Your Insurance Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Tips and techniques to make your insurance website more effective and engage your customers online.

POSTED NOVEMBER 05, 2012 11:13 AM
Generating Insurance Leads Through Your Chamber of Commerce Membership - Agency Marketing Blog
Want to make the most out of your membership at your local chamber of commerce? Here's how you can generate leads through your chamber of commerce membership.

POSTED NOVEMBER 01, 2012 4:27 PM
Earning Backlinks vs. Building Them - Agency Marketing Blog
Getting quality backlinks is less about building them and more about earning them. Learn how to earn valuable backlinks to build your website's ranking.

POSTED OCTOBER 29, 2012 11:25 AM
How Social Media Can Hurt Your Agency's Brand - Agency Marketing Blog
Poorly managed social media accounts can backfire and hurt you instead of help your digital agency marketing. Watch out for these 6 mistakes.

POSTED OCTOBER 24, 2012 10:50 AM
10 Common Mistakes that are Hurting your SEO - Agency Marketing Blog
List of easy mistakes that commonly hurt and reverse SEO efforts. Read how to implement on-site and off-site SEO strategies properly.

POSTED OCTOBER 23, 2012 9:00 AM
Throttling It Up to 110% - Agency Marketing Blog
You are part salesperson, part insurance expert, and part crisis mitigator. How do you become more efficient as an agent? By giving 110%?

POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2012 10:16 AM
New Enhancements to TurboRater - Agency Rating Blog
Based on customer requests, we are continually adding new features to our insurance rating system TurboRater. These are some of our most recent enhancements.

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2012 2:59 PM
Insurance Website Builder Introduces Site Search - Agency Marketing Blog
Full site search on your website allows you to index and store large amounts of content and pages on your insurance site.

POSTED OCTOBER 17, 2012 9:12 AM
Easy List of How to Fully Benefit from Your Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Page Ranking is determined by various factors, and you can work towards raising the ranking of your page through the following SEO tips.

POSTED OCTOBER 16, 2012 2:00 PM
9 Ways to Destroy Your Agency's Brand - Agency Marketing Blog
You want to avoid making these nine marketing moves because they could potentially hurt your agency's brand.

POSTED OCTOBER 16, 2012 8:00 AM
Selling Value Insurance with Price-based Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
Cater your marketing to price driven customers while providing a value based offering that matches their actual needs.

POSTED OCTOBER 15, 2012 11:12 AM
Where to Look for Great Content Ideas for Your Blog - Agency Marketing Blog
The best place to look for ideas on what to blog about on your insurance website is your customers. Listen to what they're asking and write about it.

POSTED OCTOBER 09, 2012 5:19 PM
16 Questions Your Insurance Website Must Answer - Agency Marketing Blog
You only have a few seconds to convince a visitor to stay on your website. If your site can answer these questions, visitors are more likely to stay.

POSTED OCTOBER 02, 2012 5:14 PM
Masters of Marketing: How to Create Effective Landing Pages - Agency Marketing Blog
Masters of Marketing presents a webinar on how to create effective landing pages. Learn the key points to increase lead conversion with examples.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 27, 2012 2:18 PM
Server Maintenance on the night of October 6th - Agency Management Blog
Server maintenance is planned for the night of October 6th

POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2012 11:44 AM
How Social Media Has Changed How Your Customers Think - Agency Marketing Blog
Social media has dramatically changed the world of business. Marketing must be adapted to stay effective.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 5:34 PM
The Magic Number - Agency Marketing Blog
How many emails should you be sending a month to your readership? Let's find your magic number.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 24, 2012 5:38 PM
8 Reasons Why Social Media Isn't Working For You - Agency Marketing Blog
Here are 8 reasons why you may not be seeing the results you want from social media.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 17, 2012 5:13 PM
Email Marketing and the Art of War - Agency Marketing Blog
The Art of War can apply to your email marketing strategy and this blog will help you create the perfect battle plan.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 12, 2012 10:21 AM
How to Build a Following for your Email and Social Media - Agency Marketing Blog
The best audience for your email marketing and social media marketing campaign is your current customers. Ask them for an email address.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 3:31 PM
Mandatory Update to 6.0.37.2 on Sunday, September 16th - Agency Management Blog
Upgrade to and take advantage of the latest and greatest version available of InsurancePro by 9/16

POSTED SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 10:15 AM
Getting Social Via Email - Agency Marketing Blog
Gain social media followers with these 4 simple email marketing strategies.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 05, 2012 5:38 PM
How to Use Facebook Scheduled Posts - Agency Marketing Blog
Tips on how to schedule and edit a post on Facebook.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 05, 2012 5:25 PM
InsurancePro's Upcoming Update - Agency Management Blog
Another great release of InsurancePro is coming that addresses a few issues in the last release.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 04, 2012 3:57 PM
5 Tips to Turn Your Insurance Website Into a Favorite Online Destination - Agency Marketing Blog
Give consumers a reason to visit your insurance website over all others when insurance shopping. We've got five ways to turn your website into a favorite.

POSTED AUGUST 27, 2012 10:23 AM
Introducing our next update to InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
The next version of InsurancePro includes a better ACORD Form Viewer.

POSTED AUGUST 24, 2012 2:54 PM
Masters of Marketing: Why to Master Email Marketing Before Social Media - Agency Marketing Blog
ITC's Masters of Marketing webinar discussing why agents should focus first on email marketing before tackling social media.

POSTED AUGUST 23, 2012 1:12 PM
7 Tips for Marketing an Insurance Agency Online on a Limited Budget - Agency Marketing Blog
Maintaining a successful online presence can add up quickly. Here are 7 tips on how to market your insurance agency online with a limited budget.

POSTED AUGUST 14, 2012 5:36 PM
ITC announces BETA version of Performance Reports in TurboRater - Agency Rating Blog
TurboRater's Performance Reports give independent agents the tools they need to conduct in-depth analysis of their quoting and binding activities.

POSTED AUGUST 06, 2012 2:34 PM
Sales Tips for Phone Quotes - Agency Rating Blog
Employees who handle phone quotes don’t just help make sales—they actually have the unique opportunity to increase sales.

POSTED JULY 31, 2012 1:57 PM
Masters of Marketing: Blogging Consistently - Agency Marketing Blog
Masters of Marketing webinar discussing how to use a content calendar to blog consistently.

POSTED JULY 26, 2012 12:00 PM
Homeowner Rating Now on TurboRater - Agency Rating Blog
We have released our homeowners comparative rater in Texas, Arkansas, Illinois and Colorado. TurboRater customers now have the ability to quote both lines of business in one easy-to-use system.

POSTED JULY 19, 2012 10:55 AM
After You Blog - Agency Marketing Blog
Important tips to remember for after you blog.

POSTED JULY 18, 2012 2:53 PM
Sunday Night is Mandatory Update Night - Agency Management Blog
This Sunday, all users of agency management software InsurancPro will be required to update to the newest release.

POSTED JULY 13, 2012 5:28 PM
6.0.36.89 Is Ready To Go! - Agency Management Blog
The next release of agency management system InsurancePro is coming. Read about what to expect in this release.

POSTED JULY 06, 2012 4:55 PM
Required Update to InsurancePro to Latest Version - Agency Management Blog
Required Update for InsurancePro to Latest Version

POSTED JUNE 25, 2012 9:04 AM
Masters of Marketing: Social Media & Gaining Followers - Agency Marketing Blog
Another presentation in our Masters of Marketing webinar discussing how to use social media marketing to gain followers for your brand.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2012 12:00 PM
How to Use Email Marketing to Boost SEO - Agency Marketing Blog
Investing money into digital marketing can be a no brainer. You know you need a website for your agency and you know you need to optimize your website to increase visibility.

POSTED JUNE 19, 2012 10:12 AM
Don't Know What to Tweet? 11 Ideas For When You Have Writer's Block - Agency Marketing Blog
For insurance agents who are learning how to use Twitter, here are 11 ideas for what to tweet when you think you have nothing to say.

POSTED JUNE 18, 2012 10:04 AM
Digital Agency Marketing - A Marathon, Not a Race - Agency Marketing Blog
Your agency’s digital marketing plan should be less of a race and more of a marathon. It will take a lot of time, effort and dedication to execute properly.

POSTED JUNE 11, 2012 11:43 AM
Masters of Marketing: Backlinks - Agency Marketing Blog
The presentation from Masters of Marketing webinar for insurance agents on backlinks.

POSTED JUNE 08, 2012 11:52 AM
Making the First Impression, Handshake Edition - Agency Marketing Blog
How to make a good first impression of you and your insurance agency in person.

POSTED JUNE 07, 2012 2:33 PM
Version 6.0.36.88 is on its way! - Agency Management Blog
A new version of InsurancePro (6.0.36.88) is being rolled out to our customers.

POSTED JUNE 06, 2012 4:49 PM
Masters of Marketing -- AgencyBuzz Tips and Tricks - Agency Marketing Blog
AgencyBuzz, Email Marketing, Insurance Email Marketing

POSTED JUNE 06, 2012 12:02 PM
Making the First Impression, Website Edition - Agency Marketing Blog
Three seconds are all you will get with some Internet visitors before they decide to stay on your site. So how do you make a first good impression?

POSTED JUNE 06, 2012 11:59 AM
Think Local - Go Global 2.0 - Agency Marketing Blog
Think locally when defining your SEO strategy before you expand globally. Using Google+ Local and Places will help you achieve local success.

POSTED JUNE 01, 2012 11:04 AM
How to Blog: Step by Step - Agency Marketing Blog
How to create the perfect blog entry for insurance agency websites. A step-by-step guide.

POSTED MAY 30, 2012 2:32 PM
Server Maintenance Night of June 16 - Agency Management Blog
We have schedule server maintenance beginning at 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 16th.

POSTED MAY 30, 2012 11:21 AM
Moving Some of Our Hosting Services - Agency Management Blog
Hosting services for InsurancePro will be changing. Read how you can verify access.

POSTED MAY 29, 2012 11:00 AM
Masters of Marketing: Website Content - Agency Marketing Blog
Masters of Marketing presentation on the how, when and why you should focus on website content for your insurance website.

POSTED MAY 24, 2012 2:36 PM
Aaaaand we're back... - Agency Management Blog
There were a small number of folks who experienced some problems with getting into InsurancePro earlier today.

POSTED MAY 23, 2012 11:24 AM
Follow Their Rules or You Might Lose Your Facebook Page - Agency Marketing Blog
If your Facebook Page does not follow the Terms of Service your page could be taken down.

POSTED MAY 22, 2012 1:46 PM
Google Tip # 7935426 - Agency Marketing Blog
Another tip that Google doesn't want you to know...yet is so obviously clear!

POSTED MAY 18, 2012 2:39 PM
InsurancePro Update 6.0.36.87 - Agency Management Blog
We had some reports of a few issues in 6.0.36.85 and are releasing 6.0.36.87 to specifically take care of them.

POSTED MAY 17, 2012 11:27 AM
The Recipe for Insurance Agency Social Media Success - Agency Marketing Blog
Here's our recipe for social media success for insurance agents to get you started.

POSTED MAY 14, 2012 2:42 PM
Tip of the Iceberg - Agency Marketing Blog
Fun friday posting with an honest depiction of the balance of on-site and off-site SEO.

POSTED MAY 11, 2012 2:51 PM
Masters of Marketing: Effective Blogging - Agency Marketing Blog
Masters of Marketing webinar presentation on effective blogging.

POSTED MAY 11, 2012 2:49 PM
Masters of Marketing: How to Write an Effective Email - Agency Marketing Blog
Masters of Marketing webinar presention on how to write an effective email for insurance agents.

POSTED MAY 11, 2012 2:46 PM
Secret to Success - Agency Marketing Blog
Here's a little tip that Google probably doesn't want you to know

POSTED MAY 04, 2012 2:54 PM
Let's Talk Expiration Dates - Agency Marketing Blog
Why fresh content is so important to search engines and keeping your website at the top of search results.

POSTED MAY 03, 2012 2:55 PM
InsurancePro Update 6.0.36.85 - Agency Management Blog
New enhancements added to InsurancePro, agency management system.

POSTED MAY 03, 2012 11:29 AM
Anatomy of a Social Consumer [Infographic] - Agency Marketing Blog
An infographic of information and statistics on how consumers are interacting with brands on social media.

POSTED MAY 02, 2012 3:01 PM
Using Images in Email: Are You Doing It Wrong? - Agency Marketing Blog
Basics steps that will help your email marketing to make an impact.

POSTED MAY 01, 2012 10:44 AM
Cross Sell Reports Coming To InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
We're implementing cross-sell reports into InsurancePro.

POSTED APRIL 30, 2012 11:30 AM
How to Share Interesting Content on Social Media - Agency Marketing Blog
How to share content on social media to be seen as knowledgeable and to build your social media audience.

POSTED APRIL 27, 2012 3:13 PM
The ABCs of Sales: Always Be Closing - Agency Marketing Blog
If Always Be Closing is rule number one for sales, then it must extend to email if your insurance agency is using email as a sales and marketing tool.

POSTED APRIL 24, 2012 10:49 AM
Masters of Marketing: Advanced Websites for Insurance Agents - Agency Marketing Blog
Masters of Marketing webinar presentation on advanced websites for insurance agents

POSTED APRIL 19, 2012 3:36 PM
Build an Awesome Website: 8 Things to Do Before You Get Started - Agency Marketing Blog
Eight things you need to do before you start building a new insurance website.

POSTED APRIL 18, 2012 3:37 PM
Friday the 13th - Agency Marketing Blog
Fun Friday post for Friday the 13th

POSTED APRIL 13, 2012 3:40 PM
Server Work on Saturday, April 14th - Agency Management Blog
We will be doing server work on the night of Saturday, April 14th.

POSTED APRIL 13, 2012 11:32 AM
Grow Your Business and Have Fun - Agency Marketing Blog
Five reasons why you should be blogging, which benefits you and your insurance agency.

POSTED APRIL 12, 2012 3:43 PM
Masters of Marketing: Basics of Search Engine Optimization - Agency Marketing Blog
Masters of Marketing webinar presentation on the basics of search engine optimization.

POSTED APRIL 12, 2012 3:42 PM
What to Blog About? - Agency Marketing Blog
How to create a content calendar that will help insurance agents schedule blogging into their lives.

POSTED APRIL 05, 2012 3:52 PM
4 Tips to Improve Your Blog Traffic - Agency Marketing Blog
Four tips to improve traffic to insurance websites and take your blog to the next level.

POSTED APRIL 02, 2012 3:57 PM
What is the value of a Facebook "Like" and Twitter "Follow" to businesses? - Agency Marketing Blog
An infographic that shows how much a follow on social media is really worth.

POSTED MARCH 21, 2012 3:59 PM
Small Business and Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
An infographic that breaks down marketing stats in small businesses

POSTED MARCH 20, 2012 4:05 PM
How to Create a LinkedIn Page for Your Insurance Agency - Agency Marketing Blog
Tips on how to create and promote a LinkedIn company page for insurance agencies.

POSTED MARCH 19, 2012 4:08 PM
Timing is Everything - When Should I Send My Marketing Emails? - Agency Marketing Blog
Timing is really important to email marketing. How to determine when is the best time for you to send your email campaigns.

POSTED MARCH 19, 2012 10:52 AM
How to Set Up Your Business Facebook Page With the New Timeline - Agency Marketing Blog
Step-by-step guide of how to set up a Facebook Timeline for your insurance agency's Facebook Page.

POSTED MARCH 15, 2012 4:17 PM
The Right Words in the Right Place - Agency Marketing Blog
An infographic that demonstrates which words are important to pay attention to for SEO purposes.

POSTED MARCH 12, 2012 4:28 PM
The Right Time to Post - Agency Marketing Blog
It's that time of year again... Daylight Savings Time!

POSTED MARCH 09, 2012 2:34 PM
The Email Marketing Process - Agency Marketing Blog
Here's an infographic on the email marketing process that can be used as easy reference for insurance agents when putting together their next email campaign.

POSTED MARCH 09, 2012 10:59 AM
Why People Leave a Website - Agency Marketing Blog
If your website design provides a less than pleasant user experience, it will drive people away. Here are some examples.

POSTED MARCH 08, 2012 2:58 PM
Keep It Fresh - Agency Marketing Blog
One of the biggest challenges for today’s websites is keeping Google happy and interested. It’s not that it’s difficult.

POSTED MARCH 07, 2012 3:00 PM
5 Top Tips for Blog Titles - Agency Marketing Blog
How to make your blog posts stand out with catchy, attention-grabbing, click-worthy titles.

POSTED MARCH 06, 2012 3:15 PM
5 Reasons Why Your Business Should Use Twitter - Agency Marketing Blog
Here are five reasons for why your insurance agency needs to be using Twitter.

POSTED MARCH 05, 2012 3:22 PM
From Jocks to Geeks -- Happy Friday! - Agency Marketing Blog
An infographic of the high school personas of social media websites.

POSTED MARCH 02, 2012 3:53 PM
Au Naturale... - Agency Marketing Blog
How to grow website traffic naturally using natural SEO tactics.

POSTED MARCH 01, 2012 3:58 PM
Timeline is Coming To Your Agency's Facebook Page: What to Expect - Agency Marketing Blog
Timelines will be available to brand pages. Here's what you should do to get ready.

POSTED FEBRUARY 29, 2012 4:27 PM
The Consumer Decision Journey - Agency Marketing Blog
Insurance customers shop much differently today than they used to. In fact the consumer decision journey is an ever-changing process.

POSTED FEBRUARY 28, 2012 11:02 AM
6 Local Business Directories You Can't Ignore - Agency Marketing Blog
Here are six local business directories that provide great backlinks to your website, which helps with SEO.

POSTED FEBRUARY 27, 2012 4:33 PM
22 Ideas for Compelling Content When You've Got Writer's Block - Agency Marketing Blog
An infographic of 22 ideas for where to get compelling content ideas for your blog and newsletter.

POSTED FEBRUARY 24, 2012 4:39 PM
Twitter Reaches 500 Million Registered Users - Agency Marketing Blog
Twitter reaches 500 million users and is expected to reach 600 million users by mid-June 2012.

POSTED FEBRUARY 23, 2012 4:41 PM
Today is the Day - Agency Marketing Blog
An infographic that shows how 1.2 billion users have found a way to share 10 million ideas effectively.

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2012 4:43 PM
Why Anchor Text is Important - Agency Marketing Blog
An explanation of what anchor text is, what it does and why it is important.

POSTED FEBRUARY 21, 2012 4:53 PM
5 Reasons Why Your Business Should Have a Facebook Page - Agency Marketing Blog
Here are five reasons why your insurance agency needs a Facebook Page.

POSTED FEBRUARY 15, 2012 4:55 PM
Writing an Effective Email: The Difference in Formal and Informal Writing - Agency Marketing Blog
Discerning whether an email correspondence is formal or informal is an important step in writing an effective email marketing piece.

POSTED FEBRUARY 15, 2012 11:05 AM
Top 7 Tips for Effective Customer Testimonials - Agency Marketing Blog
Tips on how to make customer testimonials valid and compelling to prospects.

POSTED FEBRUARY 14, 2012 4:59 PM
Effectively Building Backlinks For Your Website - Agency Marketing Blog
How to effectively build backlinks for your insurance agency website.

POSTED FEBRUARY 13, 2012 5:02 PM
Beginning the Rollout - Agency Management Blog
We have begun our roll-out of 6.0.36. If you haven't been prompted to upgrade yet, don't worry.

POSTED FEBRUARY 13, 2012 11:33 AM
Your Fun Friday Facts! - Agency Marketing Blog
Friday fun facts about search engine optimization.

POSTED FEBRUARY 10, 2012 5:04 PM
Bing Overtakes Yahoo! As the #2 Search Engine - Agency Marketing Blog
Bing has overtaken Yahoo as the second most popular search engine on the Web.

POSTED FEBRUARY 09, 2012 5:06 PM
Tips on How to Deal with Unhappy Facebook Fans - Agency Marketing Blog
Every business can receive a bad comment on Facebook. We've got 4 tips on how to deal with unhappy Facebook fans.

POSTED FEBRUARY 08, 2012 5:08 PM
What Should I Put On My Homepage Content? - Agency Marketing Blog
The home page is the most important page as it sets the tone for your insurance website. Here are some tips for composing your homepage content.

POSTED FEBRUARY 07, 2012 5:10 PM
White Hat SEO & Black Hat SEO - Agency Marketing Blog
Search engine optimization can be divided into two categories: white hat SEO and black hat SEO. Here's the difference between the two.

POSTED FEBRUARY 06, 2012 5:18 PM
Revisit of 6.0.36 Release Enhancements - Agency Management Blog
This is a brief list of enhancements provided in 6.0.36. We delayed the release of 6.0.36 to work on "Payments Processing".

POSTED FEBRUARY 02, 2012 11:34 AM
Dear Administrators - Agency Management Blog
We would like to let you know about an enhancement in 6.0.35.15 that we believe will make your agency's move to 6.0.36 an easier one.

POSTED JANUARY 30, 2012 11:39 AM
Getting There From Here - Agency Management Blog
What you can expect when the new release of insurance management software InsurancePro becomes available soon.

POSTED JANUARY 25, 2012 11:41 AM
Network Maintenance Schedule for Night of January 28th - Agency Management Blog
We will perform maintenance on our network on Saturday night, January 28th to provide a better experience to our customers.

POSTED JANUARY 23, 2012 11:43 AM
Email Marketers: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - Agency Marketing Blog
Just as in most aspects of business, there are three groups of folks that work with email marketing; the good, the bad and the ugly.

POSTED JANUARY 23, 2012 11:08 AM
Database Maintenance Tonight at 10 p.m. CST - Agency Management Blog
We will be performing maintenance on some of our databases tonight (January 11, 2012) beginning at 10 p.m. CST.

POSTED JANUARY 11, 2012 11:44 AM
Restrict Access to TurboRater - Agency Rating Blog
If you have concerns about employees accessing TurboRater outside of your office, you can restrict access to TurboRater by computer IP address.

POSTED JANUARY 08, 2012 11:45 AM
The Ongoing Debate Over the Use of Credit Scores - Agency Rating Blog
Links to studies and papers on using credit scores during rating process to help insurance agents provide better explanation to their clients.

POSTED JANUARY 08, 2012 9:00 AM
Introducing the Concept of Geomarketing - Agency Rating Blog
Explanation of geomarketing and how insurance rating software TurboRater can help agents better identify and market to prospects.

POSTED JANUARY 05, 2012 9:00 AM
Using Google+ For Your Clients and Prospects - Agency Marketing Blog
It’s not impossible to successfully write insurance policies without social networking online, but it sure does limit your list of prospects.

POSTED JANUARY 03, 2012 12:00 PM
Writing an Effective Subject Line - Agency Marketing Blog
When you're writing an email subject line, there are a few tricks you can try to have your email commanding your reader’s attention.

POSTED JANUARY 03, 2012 11:11 AM
The Importance of Relevant Content in Your Email Marketing: Content is King - Agency Marketing Blog
Getting readers interested in joining your email campaigns is the most important piece of the email marketing puzzle.

POSTED DECEMBER 22, 2011 11:18 AM
Setting Up Your Email Marketing Strategy - Agency Marketing Blog
Where to start when you decide to integrate email marketing into your insurance ageny's marketing strategy.

POSTED DECEMBER 09, 2011 11:19 AM
Sales Tips for Phone Quotes - Agency Rating Blog
Employees who handle phone quotes have the unique opportunity to increase sales.

POSTED DECEMBER 06, 2011 11:57 AM
Database Server Maintenance Night of December 1st - Agency Management Blog
We will be performing maintenance on one of our database servers tonight (December 1, 2011) beginning at 10 p.m. CST.

POSTED DECEMBER 01, 2011 3:18 PM
October Updates to ACORD Forms - Agency Management Blog
You now have access to the very latest updates to ACORD Forms in agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED NOVEMBER 23, 2011 3:38 PM
Enhancements to 6.0.36 - Agency Management Blog
We're very excited about the next major release of InsurancePro. We are proud to provide the following enhancements to our product.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 28, 2011 3:40 PM
Need to Find a Policy? - Agency Management Blog
We've taken some opportunities with our upcoming release to enhance the screen that you use to find policies.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2011 3:42 PM
Agent Configurations - Agency Management Blog
In the next release, we are changing the user interface for managing your InsurancePro users.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 16, 2011 3:46 PM
Managing Agency Locations - Agency Management Blog
In the next release, we are changing the user interface for managing your different locations.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 09, 2011 3:49 PM
Here Comes the Cloud and .NET 3.5 - Agency Management Blog
We're preparing for our next release of InsurancePro (6.0.36) and would like to let you know about some of the exciting changes.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 06, 2011 3:51 PM
Updated ACORD Forms - Agency Management Blog
We just recently made 150+ new and updated ACORD Forms available in InsurancePro.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 02, 2011 3:56 PM
Server Maintenance Tonight - Agency Management Blog
We will be performing maintenance on our database servers tonight some time after 9 p.m. CST.

POSTED AUGUST 09, 2011 3:58 PM
Guarding Your Agency Against Employee Theft - Agency Rating Blog
How to guard your insurance agency against employee theft without making your employees feel guilty before proven innocent, including insurance rating software.

POSTED JULY 29, 2011 4:19 PM
5 Practical Email Newsletter Tips for Better Deliverability and Readability - Agency Marketing Blog
Best practices that will help improve your insurance email marketing deliverability and readability.

POSTED JULY 05, 2011 2:34 PM
7 Tips of Effective Email Marketing Campaigns - Agency Marketing Blog
Email marketing is one of the most effective ways to consistently market your insurance agency. Here are 7 tips to create high quality, effective emails.

POSTED JUNE 14, 2011 2:49 PM
We've Added New Features to Insurance Website Builder - Agency Marketing Blog
New features to Insurance Website Builder include integration with AgencyBuzz, QR codes and mobile websites

POSTED JUNE 10, 2011 2:56 PM
Release 6.0.35 - Agency Management Blog
Fixes and enhancements in release 6.0.35 of agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED APRIL 04, 2011 3:59 PM
Email Marketing and the Insurance Agent - Agency Marketing Blog
Email marketing offers agents the perfect platform for marketing: it’s free, easy, and something their clients access on a daily basis.

POSTED MARCH 14, 2011 4:26 PM
Updates Are Coming! - Agency Management Blog
We are working on a new release for InsurancePro for you, and we wanted to give you a sneak peek at the changes that are coming.

POSTED MARCH 10, 2011 4:02 PM
Holding Producers Accountable by Measuring Their Success - Agency Rating Blog
How to measure producer's success and hold them accountable with a comparative insurance rater.

POSTED FEBRUARY 21, 2011 4:29 PM
Timeout Issues - Agency Management Blog
It appears that some of our customers are experiencing some timeout issues with one of our database servers.

POSTED FEBRUARY 11, 2011 4:05 PM
ACORD Form Favorites - Agency Management Blog
You may be experiencing problems using forms from your Favorites due to the new way we handle forms.

POSTED JANUARY 31, 2011 4:06 PM
Release 6.0.34.11 - Agency Management Blog
Fixes in release 6.0.34.11 of agency management system InsurancePro

POSTED JANUARY 26, 2011 4:08 PM
Release 6.0.34.10 - Agency Management Blog
Fixes in release 6.0.34.10 of agency management system InsurancePro

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2011 4:10 PM
Monitoring Your Website Traffic - Agency Marketing Blog
How to use Google Analytics to monitor the traffic from your insurance website.

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2011 4:38 PM
Get Found Locally for Free - Agency Marketing Blog
How to use free local business listings to get better search engine rankings for your insurance website.

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2011 5:10 PM
Release 6.0.34.9 - Agency Management Blog
Fixes and enhancements in release 6.0.34.9 of agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED JANUARY 05, 2011 4:11 PM
Target Your Marketing with LinkedIn - Agency Marketing Blog
How to use LinkedIn, the social network for business, to raise visibility, build relationships and find clients.

POSTED DECEMBER 20, 2010 9:12 AM
How to Choose a Domain Name - Agency Marketing Blog
An optimized domain name will help the search engines to find your website easier. Here are some things to consider when choosing a domain name.

POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2010 3:03 PM
To Blog or Not To Blog - Agency Marketing Blog
Blogging provides keywords to search engines and keeps fresh content on your website, both of which helps with SEO. Here are some ideas on what to blog about.

POSTED DECEMBER 08, 2010 3:30 PM
Social Media and the Insurance Industry - Agency Marketing Blog
The most important thing to understand about social media is the various tools available and how they can change the face of your agency’s marketing plan.

POSTED DECEMBER 04, 2010 9:19 AM
InsurancePro Release 6.0.34 - Agency Management Blog
Fixes and enhancements in release 6.0.34 of agency management system InsurancePro.

POSTED NOVEMBER 30, 2010 4:13 PM
VIN Problems Resolved - Agency Management Blog
It appears that the problems that we had with VIN validation was resolved over the weekend.

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2010 4:16 PM
VIN Problems in InsurancePro - Agency Management Blog
We (and the rest of the Internet) are having name resolution problems. This appears to be affecting our VIN validation in InsurancePro.

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2010 4:17 PM
Surprise! We're here! - Agency Management Blog
Welcome to the InsurancePro blog! We created this blog to provide insight into what's going on with InsurancePro.

POSTED NOVEMBER 01, 2010 4:18 PM
Customizable Page URLs for Insurance Website Builder Customers - Agency Marketing Blog
Highlights of how to create a customizable page URL when you create an extra page on your insurance agency website.

POSTED OCTOBER 27, 2010 3:33 PM
Link Your Facebook To Your Twitter - Agency Marketing Blog
Follow these easy step-by-step instructions on how to link your Facebook Page to your Twitter feed so you can share everything you publish with everyone you kno

POSTED OCTOBER 15, 2010 3:39 PM
Internet Marketing vs. Traditional Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
Integrating online marketing with offline marketing will enhance your returns while capturing a segment of the online marketplace.

POSTED AUGUST 30, 2010 9:22 AM
8 Tips to Optimize Your Website for Google - Agency Marketing Blog
With a majority of insurance consumers starting their research online, building a website is a positive step forward in an agency’s marketing strategy.

POSTED JULY 31, 2010 9:29 AM
How to Create a Facebook Business Page - Agency Marketing Blog
Step-by-step instructions on how to create a business Page on the new Facebook for insurance agencies.

POSTED JUNE 22, 2010 3:43 PM
Agents Marketing with Online Video - Agency Marketing Blog
Examples of insurance agencies using video to interact with prospects and clients online.

POSTED JUNE 21, 2010 9:53 AM
How to Create Videos to Increase Insurance Sales - Agency Marketing Blog
Why and how videos help insurance agents interact online and increase insurance sales.

POSTED JUNE 07, 2010 9:47 AM
Texas Limited Auto Policies - Are They All the Same? - Agency Rating Blog
With the passage of Senate Bill 14 in 2003, auto insurance companies were permitted to file their own auto policy forms.

POSTED MAY 27, 2010 10:04 AM
Twitter 101 for an Insurance Agent - Agency Marketing Blog
Some best practices and tips for insurance agents using Twitter.

POSTED MAY 22, 2010 9:32 AM
SEO: The Layered Strategy Approach? - Agency Marketing Blog
SEO is a very complex concept yet is incredibly important to an overall interactive marketing initiative.

POSTED MAY 21, 2010 4:00 PM
Your Facebook Business Page Needs a Username - Agency Marketing Blog
Get rid of the default Facebook Page username and customize your Facebook Page web address.

POSTED MAY 19, 2010 4:07 PM
Setting Up Twitter on Your Website - Agency Marketing Blog
Step-by-step guide to putting Twitter on your insurance agency website.

POSTED APRIL 23, 2010 4:11 PM
Twitter for Businesses - Agency Marketing Blog
With Twitter releasing their new business model Promoted Tweets, more businesses may want to look at creating a Twitter account.

POSTED APRIL 14, 2010 4:13 PM
Ever Googled Your Insurance Agency's Name? - Agency Marketing Blog
An explanation of Google's process for delivering results and what makes up the pieces of those results.

POSTED APRIL 13, 2010 4:21 PM
Web Statistics and Tools - Agency Marketing Blog
Links that will show you how to set up web statistics and tools to measure and trace your insurance agency website.

POSTED APRIL 08, 2010 4:32 PM
Show Up Your Competition and Generate Online Referrals - Agency Marketing Blog
One of the primary drivers to increase your online visibility is to increase your ranking with the search engines, such as Google and Yahoo.

POSTED APRIL 06, 2010 4:39 PM
How to Get Your Business Ranked Higher in Local Google - Agency Marketing Blog
Having your insurance agency website show up in Google Places search results can be very beneficial to increasing traffic to your website.

POSTED APRIL 05, 2010 4:47 PM
How Facebook Boosts Rankings - Agency Marketing Blog
Facebook and other social networking sites form an integral part of SEO. Resources for how to get the most out of Facebook.

POSTED APRIL 02, 2010 4:53 PM
How to Create Effective Backlinks - Agency Marketing Blog
Creating effective backlinks are essential to a successful SEO campaign for any insurance agency's online marketing strategy.

POSTED APRIL 01, 2010 4:59 PM
How to Choose a Main Keyword Phrase - Agency Marketing Blog
A main keyword phrase (kp) is the most important part of SEO. This is the phrase you would like consumers to search for and find your insurance agency website.

POSTED MARCH 31, 2010 5:02 PM
How to Write an Optimized Blog Post - Agency Marketing Blog
Keyword phrases (kp) are the most important elements of SEO for insurance agency websites.

POSTED MARCH 30, 2010 5:06 PM
How to Optimize Your SEO Settings - Agency Marketing Blog
What information to enter into the SEO settings section of the Insurance Website Builder administration console.

POSTED MARCH 29, 2010 5:13 PM
Off-Site Optimization - Agency Marketing Blog
One of the two main components of SEO is off-site optimization. Off-site optimization involves backlinking to your insurance agency website.

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On-Site Optimization - Agency Marketing Blog
One of the two main components of SEO is on-site optimization, which involves using keyword phrases in the source code and the content of your insurance website

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Does My Agency Need a Website? - Agency Marketing Blog
Key reasons why your insurance agency needs an insurance website.

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5 Ways to Increase Website Referrals - Agency Marketing Blog
Tips for how to get free referrals, also called backlinks, on your insurance agency website.

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Growing an Insurance Agency with Interactive Marketing - Agency Marketing Blog
Consumers today are resistant to traditional advertising and marketing. Insurance agents must implement interactive marketing like insurance websites.

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Bridging Generational Gaps - Agency Marketing Blog
Review your clients' needs regularly can improve your customer service and retention while decreasing your support costs.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2010 10:21 AM
Texas Uninsured Motorists to Receive Non-Compliance Notice - Agency Rating Blog
TDI announced that as early as Spring of 2010, non-compliance notices will be mailed to owners of uninsured vehicles.

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Best Practices to Increase Sales With Your Comparative Rater - Agency Rating Blog
How to increase your sales and grow your agency with insurance rating software.

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Getting a good placement in search engine rankings is essential to driving consumers to your insurance agency website.

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Insurance Agents & Twitter? - Agency Marketing Blog
How Twitter and value driven marketing help insurance agents reach consumers who are resistant to traditional marketing.

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Top 10 Website Mistakes - Agency Marketing Blog
The top 10 insurance agency website mistakes to avoid so insurance agents don't lose website traffic.

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Automation's Role in Employee Theft - Agency Management Blog
How making full use of your agency management system can deter employee theft.

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Are Insurance Agents Benefitting from Twitter - Agency Marketing Blog
How does your agency benefit from using twitter

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Top 10 Website Mistakes - Agency Marketing Blog
What are the top ten website mistakes agencies are making?

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Getting Social with your Customers - Agency Marketing Blog
How do you and your agency take advantage of the growing trend of social media websites?

POSTED MARCH 02, 2009 11:27 AM
Developing an Insurance Agency Internet Marketing Plan - Agency Marketing Blog
To achieve your agency’s online potential, you must develop an Internet marketing plan. Your plan must go far beyond having a fully functional website.

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Got Spam? - Stop Spam - Agency Marketing Blog
Stop the spam that is overtaking your inbox!

POSTED DECEMBER 06, 2008 9:07 AM
Why Your Insurance Agency Needs a Website - Agency Marketing Blog
A fully functional online presence has become a required asset that every agency should possess.

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Get Your Site Listed on Local Searches - Agency Marketing Blog
Get noticed on the search engines local search. They provide customers the ability to find agencies in an online phonebook like search.

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News – Insurance Journal

Texas Bill Affirming Workers’ Comp Division Fraud Unit Advances
The Texas Senate has passed legislation that affirms the authority of Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation fraud unit to conduct criminal investigations. The Senate passed HB 2053 on May 24; it was previously approved in the House. According to the legislative …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 4:45 PM
Storms Bring Tornadoes, Flash Floods, Evacuations in Midwest
Heavy rainfall that sparked flash flooding in Fort Wayne, Ind., forced motorists to flee submerged cars and prompted the evacuation of about 20 homes in the northeastern Indiana city. And in Ohio, authorities say tornadoes that touched down in three …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 4:38 PM
A.M. Best Assigns Ratings to Wisconsin’s Integrity Select Insurance
A.M. Best has assigned a financial strength rating of A (Excellent) and a long-term issuer credit rating of “a+” to Integrity Select Insurance Co. (Integrity Select) in Appleton, Wis. The outlook assigned to these credit ratings is stable. Integrity Select is a …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 4:35 PM
Report: St. Louis Tank in Deadly Explosion Needed Emergency Repairs
A giant steam-filled tank weighing nearly 2,000 pounds (900 kilograms) that exploded at a St. Louis box plant, flew a quarter-mile into the air and smashed into a neighboring building, was being used despite needing emergency repairs, federal investigators said …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 4:30 PM
OSHA, Mid Continent Recommit to Oklahoma Oil and Gas Worker Safety Alliance
U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Mid Continent Exploration and Production Safety Network have renewed an alliance to promote safety at oil and gas operations in Oklahoma. OSHA reported that the alliance is committed to providing information …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 4:26 PM
Tribune: Governor Appears Undecided on Signing Texas Texting-While-Driving Ban
Note: This article originally appeared in the Texas Tribune. Gov. Greg Abbott appears to be undecided on whether he will sign a proposed statewide ban on texting while driving that is now on his desk. Abbott’s predecessor, Rick Perry, vetoed …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 4:21 PM
A.M. Best Lifts AIG’s Ratings ‘Under Review’ Status Following Duperreault’s Arrival
A.M. Best this week released American International Group from “under review” special scrutiny following the insurer’s bringing on industry veteran Brian Duperreault as president and chief executive officer and after reviewing recent financial data and meeting with AIG management. “AIG …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 4:14 PM
AmWINS and Networked Deal Plays to Strengths of Both Firms, Execs Say
The acquisition by AmWINS Group Inc. at the end of last month of Networked Insurance Agents will achieve a number of objectives for both the Charlotte, N.C.-based global distributor of specialty insurance products and services and the California-based aggregator. Namely, …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 3:42 PM
Pacific Hurricane Season Depends on El Niño: NOAA
Forecasters say the central Pacific region around Hawaii can expect a normal or slightly above-average hurricane season, depending largely on the presence of El Niño conditions. Chris Brenchley, director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Central Pacific Hurricane Center, …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 3:37 PM
Southern California Neighborhood Flooded Due to Seawall Damage
A Southern California coastal community was flooded with two feet of ocean water after a seawall was damaged by a construction crew. The Orange County Register reported workers were doing demolition work in Newport Beach and accidentally damaged the wall …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 3:33 PM
Small Undersea Quake Jostles California Coast West of Malibu
A minor undersea earthquake has jiggled a small stretch of the Southern California coast in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. The USGS says the magnitude-3.3 temblor occurred just before 7:20 a.m. Thursday. The epicenter was …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 3:25 PM
Rising Seas May Wipe Out Jersey Towns and Millions in AAA Bonds
Few parts of the U.S. are as exposed to the threats from climate change as Ocean County, New Jersey. It was here in Seaside Heights that Hurricane Sandy flooded an oceanfront amusement park, leaving an inundated roller coaster as an …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 2:56 PM
UK’s Legal & General Chooses Dublin as Post-Brexit Base for Some Operations
British insurer Legal & General said it will move some of its investment management operations to Ireland to ensure it can continue to serve its customers after Brexit. In a win for Dublin’s campaign to attract financial services firms in …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 2:32 PM
The Hartford Names Firstenberg P/C Insurance Chief Underwriting Officer
The Hartford has named David Firstenberg as chief underwriting officer for the company’s property/ casualty insurance businesses, replacing Mo Tooker, who was recently named head of The Hartford’s Middle Market segment. Firstenberg will oversee the common underwriting framework across The Hartford’s Small Commercial, Middle Market, Specialty Commercial and Personal Lines segments, …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 2:27 PM
Cyber Insurance Market Growing Slower Than Expected: Allianz
The tiny market for cyber insurance has been slower to develop than generally anticipated, a member of Allianz’s board said in an interview. The European market for cyber insurance currently has a premium volume of around 200 million euros ($224 million), Axel Theis, Allianz …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 2:07 PM
NOAA Updates Forecast for Atlantic Hurricane Season, Pacific’s El NIno
The Atlantic hurricane season will likely churn out an above-average 11 to 17 named storms, in part due to fading odds than an El Nino will form in the Pacific. Of storms that emerge during the six-month season that begins …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 1:35 PM
Vermont Governor Vetoes Marijuana Bill, Wants Changes Made
Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would have made Vermont the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana but indicated that he was willing to work with the Legislature on a compromise. Scott said he was …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 1:29 PM
Connecticut’s Smith Brothers Hires Peruccio from Cigna Healthcare
Smith Brothers, a Glastonbury, Conn.-based insurance broker, has added Chelsea Peruccio as an employee benefits advisor. Her responsibilities include new business development, account management and creating employee benefit strategies to help clients achieve positive results. She has experience working with clients in …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 1:20 PM
Executive Changes Announced at Massachusetts’ Hospitality Insurance Group
After 32 years as a member of Hospitality Insurance Group’s Board of Directors, E. Thomas McCabe Jr. of Westborough, Mass., will be stepping down as chairman. Before joining Hospitality Insurance Group, McCabe was a past president of Massachusetts Restaurant Association …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 1:06 PM
Hanover Insurance Names Zurich’s Salvatore as President of Specialty
The Hanover Insurance Group Inc., a Worcester, Mass.-based holding company for several property and casualty insurance companies, has appointed Bryan J. Salvatore as executive vice president and president of specialty, effective June 12. In this role, Salvatore will lead the …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 12:47 PM
States Move to Ban Asking Job Applicants About Past Salary
An awkward job interview question — how much did you make at your last job? — is getting banned in some parts of the country. Massachusetts, New York City and Philadelphia have passed laws that bar employers from asking applicants …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 12:01 PM
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of PartnerRe & Subsidiaries
A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a+” of Bermuda-based Partner Reinsurance Co. Ltd. and its affiliates (collectively referred to as PartnerRe). A.M. Best has also affirmed the …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 11:47 AM
AGCS Promotes Hansen as Head of Aviation, Succeeding Haagen
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) announced that Mike Hansen has been named global head of Aviation. He takes over this responsibility from Henning Haagen who was appointed Northeast Zone Executive for North America earlier this year and has been …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 11:21 AM
QBE Taps Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s Ford as Group CFO
QBE Insurance Group Ltd. has appointed Michael Ford as group chief financial officer. Ford is currently the deputy CFO for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). He joined the bank in 2005 and held a number of senior finance roles …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 9:21 AM
AmWins and Networked Deal Plays to Each Firm’s Strengths, Execs Say
The acquisition by AmWINS Group Inc. late last month of Networked Insurance Agents will achieve a number of objectives for both the Charlotte, N.C.-based distributor of specialty insurance products and the California-based aggregator. Namely, the deal plays to each firm’s …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 9:00 AM
Here’s What the House Has in Mind for Revamping Flood Insurance Program
A much-anticipated House subcommittee proposal on flood insurance promises to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for five years beyond its September 30 expiration date. The proposal would introduce reforms to put the NFIP on stronger financial footing; provide aid …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 5:00 AM
Report: Florida Resident Sparked Wildfire With Lawn Mower
A lawn mower is being blamed for sparking a wildfire that destroyed five structures in Florida. The Naples Daily News reports that the state’s Office of Agricultural Law Enforcement concluded its investigation into the fire that started April 20 in …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 4:50 AM
Zenefits to Pay North Carolina $104K to Settle Licensing Violations
The North Carolina Department of Insurance has reached a settlement agreement with YourPeople, Inc., dba Zenefits FTW Insurance Services (Zenefits) resulting in a $104,500 penalty, according to a statement from Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey. Department of Insurance Agent Services Division …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 4:43 AM
West Virginia Gov Orders State to Step-Up Cybersecurity Efforts
Gov. Jim Justice has directed the West Virginia Board of Risk and Insurance Management to take steps to protect personally identifiable information collected and kept by state agencies, including health information required by law to be kept private. In an …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 4:28 AM
1 Dead After Florida Driver Crashes Into Gas Pump, Causing Fire
A fire at a gas station ignited by a car slamming into a pump has killed one person in Florida. Local news organizations report the fire erupted at a BP station in Dania Beach on Tuesday night after a driver …

POSTED MAY 26, 2017 4:00 AM

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