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5 Myths About Buying Flood Insurance

By Jim Schubert | Jun 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

5 Myths About Buying Flood Insurance Did you know that floods result in more losses each year than any other type of natural disaster? That’s because all 50 states are subject to some sort of flooding. Even if it is categorized as just flash flooding, and all that damage can add up quickly. According to […]

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3 Mistakes To Avoid When Buying Homeowners Insurance

By Jim Schubert | May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

3 Mistakes To Avoid When Buying Homeowners Insurance Your insurance is there for you when disaster strikes. But more often than not, your coverage has limits that you didn’t realize are there. Here are the top 3 mistakes to avoid when buying homeowners insurance, so you and your home can be better protected.  1. Under-insuring […]

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Big Time Small Business Podcast Episode 2: Katie Coleman

By Jim Schubert | Jul 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Meet Katie Coleman, a Managing Partner and Financial Advisor for the Siena Wealth Advisory Group. In this podcast you will find out more about Katie’s passion and experience as a financial advisor and helping others, including some amazing non-profit work she is doing in her community. Listen and find out how Katie has become a […]

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The Tools I’m Using To Hire Young Agents

By Jim Schubert | May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Tools I’m Using To Hire Young Agents I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about how I’ve been able to bring on younger insurance agents at a time when other agency owners are struggling to do the same. As an industry, independent insurance agents are reaching a critical mass.

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Google Plus For Businesses

How To Skyrocket Brand Awareness With Google Plus

By Jim Schubert | May 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

I’ll be the first to admit that when Google Plus first launched back in 2011, I thought it was pointless. Even up until last year, I just saw it as a big void in the digital marketing world. But then something happened.

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8 Myths About Business Umbrella Policies [infographic]

By Tiffany de Veas | Apr 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Employment Practices Liability

3 Valuable Lessons Of Employment Practices Every Business Can Take From Television

By Rachel Crow | Apr 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

I had a realization the other day that a lot of the TV shows and movies we watch can teach you something about protecting your small business. Particularly, how to protect it from employment practice liability lawsuits.

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Small Business Strategies

3 Hiring Mistakes Every Small Business Should Avoid

By Jim Schubert | Apr 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Whether using a recruiter or going it alone, an overwhelming majority of entrepreneurs and small business owners say their biggest challenge is hiring and keeping good talent. I’ve made my share of hiring mistakes over the years. And I’ve learned some valuable lessons in the process.

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How To Dramatically Boost Your Closing Ratio In 5 Simple Steps

By Jim Schubert | Mar 24, 2014 | 3 Comments

The most successful salespeople I know don’t play the numbers game. They don’t have to. Their closing ratio is through the roof! I bet you know folks like this. And I bet you wonder how these people are able to sell just as much as anyone else given half the number of prospects. So how […]

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Great Strides Atlanta: Emily’s Story

By Jim Schubert | Mar 6, 2014 | 2 Comments

There are approximately 30,000 Americans living with cystic fibrosis. They are moms, dads, sisters, brothers, daughters, sons, friends and co-workers who struggle every day just to breathe. We walk for Emily.

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