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In honor of Memorial Day, MAIA be closed Monday, May 29. Wishing all a happy and safe holiday weekend.
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An online bookstore devoted completely to the needs of insurance agents, The Academy offers publications on sales and marketing efforts, streamlining performance, managing growth, and enhancing service - plus, practical publications about exposures, exclusions, and coverages. Shop Now
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MAIA needs your expertise – won’t you consider giving back to your industry and your profession by volunteering? Terms will begin September 1, 2017. Let us know your first and second choice of Committees to serve on no later than June 16th by emailing Mary Gardner at mgardner@michagent.org . What’s in it for you? Volunteers repeatedly tell us they have received far more than they have given in terms of personal and professional growth through serving. How Much Work is Involved? MAIA Committees have very specific charges, and employ a combination of on-site and conference calls to efficiently get their work done. A typical Committee will likely hold only ...
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Bring your agency vision to life. Trusted Choice will bring your vision off the page with made-for-you marketing materials customized to fit your agency. They have a designer on staff, ready to customize an arsenal of advertisements. Contract Trusted Choice today to discover the possibilities. Email Madeleine Stern
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U.S. aviation officials predict that drones "will be the most dynamic growth sector within aviation" over the next few years. With the number of commercial uses equally on the rise, the availability and necessity of drone coverage has moved to the forefront. Those who operate a drone for hire or pay a drone operator to provide services for their business may be eligible for drone coverage under a Home Business Insurance policy from RLI, which includes coverage for designated unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with a maximum gross take-off weight (MGTOW) of 55 pounds. Most UAVs will fall into RLI's light category with a MGTOW of up to 15 pounds. At the $1 million ...
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Remote workers are becoming more common in the insurance industry. Innovations in digital communications have prompted widespread use of highly trained experts who, under traditional, on-premises work regimes, would be unavailable outside specific geographic boundaries. Employing remote staff enables an agency to extensively expand its access to talent. These innovations also give employers the opportunity to offer flexible work arrangementsa major factor in attracting and retaining top talent. Combined with collaborative software, secure and remote connectivity permits out-of-office and extra-regional employees to interface as if they are in the same workspace. ...
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With the fresh update to the MIX website, MAIA added a Buy/Sell/Merge classified page. There is no charge to MAIA members. Non-members pay $300 per ad/per month. Submit your ads to Jen Burnett at jburnett@michagent.org
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Did you know that in just the first four months of 2016, GEICO spent $456 million dollars - a 6.2% increase over 2015. Four Hundred Fifty Six million dollars.thats a lot of money. How can your independent agent agency compete with that? One way is to utilize your company co-op advertising dollars. Another way is to utilize the Trusted Choice logo in conjunction with your agencys logo on all of your advertising and promotional pieces. How can that help your agency, you ask? Through localized search engine optimization (local SEO) we are increasing web traffic to the MAIA member directory on TrustedChoice.com. ALL MAIA members are listed in the directory and ...
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InsurBanc recently produced an informational webinar on agency acquisition and perpetuation. In case you missed it, you still have the opportunity to learn valuable information. In this webinar, InsurBanc's President and CEO, David Tralka, shares insight into the current M&A market. Dave discusses the key considerations of financially planning and preparing for succession, tools to maximize agency value and ways to access capital for growth. Check out the webinar here . If you are interested in learning more, contact InsurBanc at 1-866-467-2262.
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