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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. […]

[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 do agents say about ongoing support from Firefly?

Few things focus the mind like trying to make a sale, or retain a customer. In those moments, you may need someone’s help to get it done. You might need help with a specific underwriting issue, or knowing which carrier to put a piece of business with. The Firefly team is here to help you […]

New agent hits his sales goal in his first month!

“Working with Firefly is the best business decision I’ve ever made. After 10 years in this industry, I can honestly say I have finally found the exact setup I was looking for.” So says William Pittman, just one month into his experience as a Firefly agent. Why? Because he’s already reached the monthly written-premium goal […]

About Producers and Locations

Sometimes people gauge success by their number of locations. This is because in business it is often thought that the more locations you have, the more money you will make. So it will not surprise anyone to learn that two common questions we get are “can I have more than one location?” and “can I […]

[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 […]

If you want to sell commercial insurance, you need to specialize.

You’re sitting in a lounge chair at your town’s public pool and suddenly see your daughter running toward you with a hand on her ear and tears streaming down her face. Alarmed, you ask what happened. She says some boys who were throwing a tennis ball hit her ear with the ball while she was […]

Just Do It: Commercial field underwriting (with Shia Labeouf)

via GIPHY Whether it’s filing taxes or unloading the dishwasher, there are some things in life that are necessary but a bit tedious. And sometimes, we need to be reminded to JUST DO IT. Shia Labeouf is here to remind you to just do your field underwriting! Although it can be labor intense and may […]