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October 8, 2018

[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 […]

October 7, 2018

[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 […]

August 30, 2018

How did Firefly help Mary make a $4,500 sale?

There’s nothing quite as fun as making a sale or as discouraging as losing one. We know from experience that training is important. But no matter how well you’ve been trained, the experience of writing your first few policies with a company would still be difficult if you had to do it on your own. […]

July 23, 2018

To fee, or not to fee? (That is an EASY question!)

Starting a one-match fire: Thanks to my mom, I’m an Eagle Scout.  I guess you might say SHE is an Eagle Scout. And I have two brothers who are also Eagle Scouts, so she accomplished the feat three times! Not everything I learned in the Scouting program has stuck with me over the years, but […]

August 21, 2018

[VIDEOS] You’re not a good fit for Firefly if . . .

The more options you learn about as you figure out how to start your independent insurance agency, the more you might feel like these guys: via GIPHY You may have talked with a person or organization that’s tried to convince you that they’re exactly what you need. You perceive a difference between your goals and their […]

February 21, 2019

An agent tells the story of the one that DIDN’T get away.

THE CHALLENGE “This was the most unique house that I have ever come across.” That’s saying something, especially coming from Firefly agent John Hogan, who has a background in both insurance and construction. “Placing this policy was a big challenge. I couldn’t have done it without the help I got from Sam and the carrier. […]

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