[VIDEO] What are your “What ifs?”

When you’re thinking about becoming an independent agent, your mind is full of “what ifs.” What if you don’t make a change? What if you’re a producer (whether captive or independent) and your agency is sold, or the principal agent retires or dies? What if your commissions get cut? Or your rates go up? Does this agent’s experience […]

[VIDEO] What do successful Firefly agents have in common?

The most successful Firefly agents are the ones who have solved the “marketing” problem, and are looking to solve the “market” problem. For example, watch what these two agents say about the frustration they felt before they started with Firefly:   Does their experience seem familiar to you? Both of them had plenty of people […]

[VIDEO] What makes me a good fit for Firefly?

Do you remember playing dodge-ball as a kid? Two team captains would stand apart from the crowd and go through an intense selection process, naming players one by one to join them. Depending on who you were, the process of choosing teams was either validating or awkward. via GIPHY The kids who got picked first […]

[VIDEO] Is the grass greener on the independent side?

Whether you are captive or new to the business you may wonder if the grass is actually greener on the independent side, and if so, how much greener? And what about the weeds? No two agencies are the same, so the answer to the question really depends on you.  Perhaps the experiences of two agents […]

Why do insurance agents fail? (With impressive fail gifs)

They say that failure isn’t fatal. However, it can still hurt! When you go independent, we want to help you steer clear of failure so that you can avoid pain and achieve success. Read on to discover common reasons independent agents fail and how to avoid the sting of these traps. Reason #1: They have […]

[VIDEO] What makes Firefly Insurance Agency different?

There are a lot of companies that can get agents appointed with insurance carriers. You may be wondering what makes Firefly different from those companies. And our answer is… “We’re an Agency, not an Aggregator!” The majority of the companies helping agents get appointed are aggregators, but Firefly is an actual agency with locations across […]

[VIDEO] What about life insurance?

Firefly agents have more insurance options to help their customers with home, car, and business insurance than almost anyone. But what about life insurance? Thanks to our relationship with Back Nine Insurance, our agents have lots of options to help their customers with life insurance, too. Watch this short video for details about how it […]

What does it take to get insurance carrier appointments on your own?

Before I worked with Firefly, I tried to get some appointments on my own.  While I knew Firefly was a great company, I also thought that if I could get the carriers on my own, I might make more money (no commission split should mean more money for me, right?). I quickly learned that to […]

[VIDEO] How can I know if Firefly is a good fit for me?

Our goal is to help you find your best path to starting an independent agency, even if that path is not with Firefly. In another article, we discussed our “return policy,” and the process of leaving Firefly if you decide we’re not a good fit. Although we do our best to make the process simple, it’s […]