Whether you are an insurance veteran who has been around for a while or a new agent just learning the ropes, there are many resources available to help you stay up to date on the latest information and trends in the insurance industry. While you may think you know everything there is to know about selling insurance, there are many benefits to regularly following the hot topics surrounding insurance: learning about changes in laws, finding tools to market your agency and discovering inspirational strategies to sell to new markets. If you are looking to further your education or stay on top of current events that affect the insurance industry, here are some of the top blogs you should follow.
LexisNexis Communities Insurance Law Blog
LexisNexis, a quality resource for legal information, has a blog that presents information about insurance law. Although reading legal perspectives isn’t always an exciting thought for many agents, developments within insurance law may affect the industry on any given day. This blog will help update you on any new changes all agents should know.
From Christ Burand’s blog about errors and omissions (E&O) to a variety of topic-based articles by CoreLogic, Insurance Journal blogs offer a wide range of quick tips and detailed information for those in the insurance industry to read. Some of the recent blogs cover property trends, sales strategies for agents, and natural disasters.
Terms & Conditions
The Insurance Information Institute’s Terms & Conditions Blog offers a variety of short articles written about nearly everything insurance related. Both informative and easy to read, the blog is even categorized to make it easy to find blogs that focus specifically on coastal properties, flood insurance, risk management, and more. Recent titles published include, “Disruptive Change to Continue in 2016,” “Digital Deadwalker Risks Are Growing” and “Warning: Cyber Security Fatigue Ahead.”
A leading resource for both buyers and sellers of property & casualty (P&C) insurance, PropertyCasualty360 is one of the most prolific when it comes to publishing articles and blogs. Although the range of topics is wide, some of the most commonly written themes involve risk assessment, customer engagement, natural disasters, social media, cyber security, insurance sales strategy, and insurance careers.
ASI Agent Hub
One of the only blogs out there tailored specifically to insurance agents and agencies, American Strategic Insurance (ASI) publishes helpful tools, suggestions, and information in its Agent Hub blog. Aiming to be both informative and entertaining, agents can find blog articles about P&C insurance, commercial insurance, builder’s risk insurance, sales strategy, agency tips and more.
Learn More About ASI
ASI is one of the largest homeowners insurance carriers in the United States. Through a network of independent agents, the company offers home, condo, renters, dwelling, fire, and flood insurance in over half the country, with plans to cover the rest by 2017. Find out more at americanstrategic.com.