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ISC Broker Conference

By ISC Editor | Mar 30, 2023

ISC held its first Broker Conference on the West Coast on February 22 and 23, where 24 of our top-producing brokers west of the Mississippi were invited to meet with our marketing and technology staff. The Broker Conference was an…

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Market Outlook: Construction

By ISC Editor | Mar 30, 2023

Industry Trends Larger contractors are benefitting from the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA), which allocated $550 billion in new spending over a five-year period. Funding should increase contractor confidence to bid for big projects, as they can better plan…

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A Look Inside ISC’s Wholesale Division

By ISC Editor | Mar 30, 2023

ISC provides agents with several exclusive programs that distinguish us in the market. We also have a Wholesale Division primarily focusing on providing a broader product base outside our program business offerings. “Through our Wholesale Division, agents have access to…

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Why SEO Matters for Insurance Agents — and 3 Steps to Improve Your Ranking

By ISC Editor | Mar 30, 2023

Why SEO Matters for Insurance Agents – and 3 Steps to Improve Your Ranking As an insurance agent, finding and maintaining relationships with clients is at the forefront of your business. And in today’s Internet-driven world, search engine optimization (SEO)…

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ISCX: Our Next-Generation Platform

By ISC Editor | Mar 13, 2023

Integrated Specialty Coverages (ISC), a data and tech-forward, multi-line insurance program administrator, is continually working on enhancing the customer experience for our broker partners. To this end, we are developing a new platform, ISCX, to host native and non-native programs…

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The Benefit of CRMs

By ISC Editor | Mar 9, 2023

The right technology can make or break a company in today's fast-paced business world. But how do you know which services are worth the investment? When it comes to the world of insurance, CRM – customer relationship management – software…

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Covering Events – From One to Many – Is Easy with Abacus

By ISC Editor | Mar 9, 2023

Thirty-two million people in the U.S. attend festivals each year. Concert and event promotion has grown at a CAGR of 9.1%, to $65 billion from 2018 to 2023, according to IBIS World. In addition, there is an average of two…

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ChatGPT: Everything You Need to Know About the AI Chatbot

By ISC Editor | Mar 9, 2023

ChatGPT: you’ve likely heard this word thrown around quite a bit over the last few months. Is it a robot? Is it…alive? How smart is it? Is it coming for my job? ChatGPT is the newest Internet obsession, and we’re…

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Construction Industry Vital to Building Back

By ISC Editor | Feb 17, 2023

If you haven’t established a road map for agency growth for 2023, it’s time to put pen to paper and make a plan. There are the usual things to consider, along with some additional items that will play a role…

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Coverage for In-Between Hauls: Non-Trucking Liability Insurance

By ISC Editor | Feb 17, 2023

If you haven’t established a road map for agency growth for 2023, it’s time to put pen to paper and make a plan. There are the usual things to consider, along with some additional items that will play a role…

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Is It Time to Rebrand? 5 Signs You May Need an Update

By ISC Editor | Feb 17, 2023

Powerful brand recognition is crucial for attracting new business and maintaining relationships with existing clients. You want to stand out from the crowd, and your marketing materials have a better chance of success if clients can immediately identify your product…

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We’ve Been Busy Making Changes: New ISC Website, Online Platform & More

By ISC Editor | Feb 17, 2023

At ISC, our goal is to make life easier for our brokers. We offer great programs and products for specific niches, utilize data and market intelligence for enhanced underwriting, facilitate insurance transactions online, and, of course, provide excellent service. We…

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Our Personal Articles Floater: Insuring Your Clients’ Valuables

By ISC Editor | Feb 1, 2023

Our Personal Articles Floater Whether your customer is looking to insure one item like an engagement ring or has an extensivecollection of jewelry, fine art, silverware, coins, or wine, providing comprehensive coverage is fastand efficient with our Personal Articles Floater.…

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Insurance Sales Training

By ISC Editor | Feb 1, 2023

Talent has become even tougher to come by in our industry as more individuals have made career changes post pandemic, coupled with baby boomers’ retiring and exiting the business. Getting the next generation of producers and account managers/customer service reps…

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How to Run a Successful B2B Email Marketing Campaign

By ISC Editor | Feb 1, 2023

With so many digital platforms emerging in 2023, it can feel overwhelming to keep up with digital marketing. How does an insurance agency prioritize its resources, and which digital marketing efforts are truly worth the investment? Despite the rise of…

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Excess Liability: Construction, Trucking, Petroleum

By ISC Editor | Feb 1, 2023

In a previous article, we discussed the need for clients to carry Excess Liability insurance. Social inflation, driven by third-party litigation funding, tort reform rollbacks, and the propensity among the public to sue and its distrust of companies, has prompted…

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The Importance of Cybersecurity

By ISC Editor | Jan 16, 2023

As insurance professionals, we always talk to our clients about the need for Cyber Liability insurance. News about the rise in ransomware, business email compromise (BEC), data breaches, and other sophisticated cyberattacks is continuously front and center. A cyberattack or…

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Why You Need a Responsive and ADA-Compliant Website

By ISC Editor | Jan 16, 2023

It’s a new year and time to look closely at your insurance agency website. If you haven’t reviewed, updated, or completely reworked your website in several years, it’s long overdue. Unfortunately, you could be losing out on today’s mobile consumer…

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Restaurant, Bar, Tavern and Nightclub: 2023 Outlook

By ISC Editor | Jan 16, 2023

Over the last several years, the restaurant, bar, tavern, and nightclub (RBTN) industry has experienced and weathered several challenges, beginning with the pandemic in 2020. “Innovating” and “pivoting” became part of the industry’s vernacular as it expanded outdoor dining with…

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Utilizing Apps for Optimum Productivity

By ISC Editor | Jan 16, 2023

An abundance of apps exists to help streamline workflow and productivity. Everything from Asana to Slack, Hive, Basecamp, Evernote, Trello, Todolist, Google Workspace, Expensify, Evernote, and many other apps is available for your staff. If your team, however, ends up…

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Strategic Planning for Business in 2023

By ISC Editor | Jan 10, 2023

If you haven’t established a road map for agency growth for 2023, it’s time to put pen to paper and make a plan. There are the usual things to consider, along with some additional items that will play a role…

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