Why Small Businesses should Provide Life Insurance

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For many small businesses, providing life insurance for their employees can be a costly endeavor. Without an adequate amount of funding, insuring the entire staff can really eat up the budget, which creates a slew of other problems if not handled correctly. However, as expensive as life insurance may be, offering it to your employees proves advantageous in many ways. Security Life insurance not only keeps your employees safe and secure, but you as well. As a business owner, you’re liable for the well-being of your staff, and if an…

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Using social media marketing for your insurance business

It’s hard to think of a person who doesn’t have an account on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and other social media sites that have become immensely popular around the globe. This makes it easy to understand why insurance agency owners and agents are continually being advised to take advantage of the opportunity. The problem is that it is easier to decide to use social media marketing than it is to know what to say. Users of social media networks will like, follow, or even share virtually any topic that they…

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Easy Insurance Prospecting Ideas

A Consistent Insurance Prospecting Plan Will Help Your Agency! Keeping your current insurance clients happy should be your number one goal as an insurance agent, but you also have to keep channels open at all times for new leads or prospects. Prospecting for clients is a complicated endeavor, but it is one that you must partake in. Insurance clients can be long term, but today many jump around to find better prices. Keep your current customers happy, but save time to build up interest and look for new ones as…

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Small Business Tips: Preparing for Successful Business Trips

Being away from the office can be stressful when you’re running a small business. With frequent business trips to insurance industry events or meetings in the main office, it can become a struggle to stay on top of your agency while you’re away. But don’t stress with lots of preparation, you can be sure your trip will run smoothly, or at least that you’ve prepared for the worst and you’ll still accomplish all you set out to do. Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff Travel frugally and save your company’s money for more important…

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Massachusetts helps small businesses

During Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s inauguration speech, he discussed that his commitment to small business and the importance of this focus. State Housing and Economic Development Secretary, Greg Bialecki, said Patrick and his staff have been conversing with small business owners in order to address their top areas of concern, especially health care.  With the costs of health insurance potentially going up with the new health care laws, small business owners are very hesitant to hire new employees. According to Bialecki, it is hard to get out of a recession…

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