The Importance of Community Engagement for Insurance Agencies, blog article from Agency Revolution

January 7, 2020

The Importance of Community Engagement for Insurance Agencies

Would you rather do business with a faceless corporation or a member of your community who understands your needs and will work with you to meet them? The answer seems obvious, and it’s precisely how you want people in your community to feel about doing business with you and your independent agency.  However, it’s not […]

Grow Your Online Community by Participating in Your Offline Community, Article by Kirk Faulkner from Agency Revolution

December 10, 2019

Grow Your Online Community by Participating in Your Offline Community

AA Munro Insurance President Wayne Ezekiel used community social responsibility to grow his online audience to 20,000 Making social media work for you is no small feat. Social media marketing requires more than time and money; it calls for transparency, personality, and content. To start, insurance agents must consider the best ways to introduce themselves […]


November 12, 2019

Do These Five Things BEFORE You Tackle Social Marketing

In a recent conversation, Nick Andrews, Channel Partner Marketing Manager at Liberty Mutual, talked about the importance of social marketing. But before you dive in head first, it’s a good idea to make sure you are ready to take on social. These five actions need to be on your to-do list if you want to […]

The Independent Insurance Agency SWOT Analysis. Agency Revolution

October 29, 2019

The Independent Insurance Agency SWOT Analysis

It’s common to hear agents asking for shortcuts to top-line revenue acceleration. Years ago, they asked, “Does a letter or a postcard work better?” Today, the questions might be “Should we focus on Instagram or Twitter? Email auto-responders versus broadcast messages? How often should we blog? Which campaigns get the best results?” While these are […]

What is Your Insurance marketing Strategy? Part Two

October 1, 2019

What is Your Insurance Marketing Strategy? Part Two

Competition Among Rivals Consolidation. In the past, five million dollars in annual revenue was a big agency. One of the biggest agencies in the United States had almost a billion dollars in annual revenue. Guess what? They’re getting bigger every year. At some point, they are going to do something innovative. (Listen to my recent […]


September 3, 2019

What is Your Insurance Marketing Strategy? Part One

I’m going to cut to the quick; as much as I can with a topic as challenging as ‘strategy’. I want to share a glimpse of the thinking, research, and observations behind my strategic recommendations. My clients and followers have heard a small handful of exhortations over recent years: Lean upmarket. Market faster. Grow faster. […]

The Insurance Consumer has Changed. So What? blog article from Agency Revolution

August 6, 2019

The Insurance Consumer Has Changed. So What?

What difference does that make to the insurance provider? In particular, what difference does it make to the independent agent or broker? First, let’s examine how those consumers have changed. Simply put, we know they’ve changed because they do things they didn’t do a few years ago. In fact, less than a generation ago, they […]

4 Winning Tips for Social Media on the Connected Insurance Blog presented b Agency Revolution

June 11, 2019

4 Winning Tips for Social Media

Work smarter – not harder, as the saying goes. When it comes to social media and its vastly changing landscape, one way for independent retail insurance brokers to “tame the tiger” is to emulate successful peers in the industry, such as Zack Gould and Matt Naimoli of Massachusetts-based G&N Insurance. G&N Insurance has acquired more […]