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3 Tips for Year-End Client Engagement

By NAIFA on 10/27/22 10:00 AM

As 2022 draws to a close, now is a great time to reassess your client engagement strategy. Show your clients you care about them and their business with these tips. 

Topics: Grow Your Business Protect Your Business Small Business
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5 Tips to Help You Recruit the Best Talent For Your Business

By NAIFA on 9/26/22 10:00 AM

To grow a successful business, you need a team of talented, dedicated individuals working together towards a common goal. As the insurance and financial services industry continues to grow, recruiting top talent is more important than ever.

But how can you find and recruit the best talent for your business? There are a few key things to keep in mind. Read on for tips to help you build a cohesive, diverse, and dynamic team.

Topics: Grow Your Business Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Protect Your Business Small Business
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5 Keys to Starting and Running a Successful Business

By NAIFA on 7/12/22 2:00 PM

The most successful entrepreneurs often have a few common traits. Whether you are an insurance agent, financial adviser, or any other type of solo business owner, use these tips to succeed.

Planning for the Future

Start with a solid business plan. Include funding sources such as loans, marketing and advertising ideas, client acquisition, and financial projections for expenses and profit. A business plan is just a start. Once you're in business, continue making plans and keeping track of progress. Where do you see yourself and your business in five years? Make a detailed plan for getting there!

Topics: Marketing Prospecting Grow Your Business Protect Your Business Small Business
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4 Strategies for Prospecting Using a Podcast

By NAIFA on 6/28/22 10:00 AM

Podcasts are becoming increasingly popular in the marketing and sales world. If you're looking to increase your revenue and identify opportunities, listening to a podcast is a great place to start. Here are  4 different ideas and strategies to generate more leads using a podcast.

Topics: Marketing Prospecting Grow Your Business Podcast Protect Your Business Small Business
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A Guide to Creating a Podcast to Build Your Brand

By NAIFA on 5/24/22 10:00 AM

The podcast industry has grown tremendously over the last few years, reaching over 100 million Americans alone. Because of that growth, more and more businesses are turning to podcasts to help promote their goods and services.

If you've been thinking about starting a podcast, you've come to the right place. With this straightforward guide, you'll be podcasting in no time. Even if you're not that tech-savvy, we'll show you how to create a podcast to build your brand in eight simple steps.

Topics: Marketing Grow Your Business Protect Your Business Small Business
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Make Your Business Thrive, Not Just Survive

By NAIFA on 3/2/22 3:00 PM

You can stay in business for a long time by being efficient in the use of your materials and resources, having a strong hold on who you are, and surrounding yourself with other successful, young entrepreneurs.

Efficiency is key to remaining competitive in today's market. When you determine your strengths, you can harness them to maximize your leverage. Using personified production methods, such as dividing a production process into separate operations completed by different people or at different times, allows you to be more efficient. Play on your strengths and know that developing these skill sets will give you an edge over competition, both new and seasoned.

Topics: Management Small Business
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Small Business Owners: 5 Things You Must Know to be Successful

By Branislav Dovedan, COO of EveryIncome on 1/25/22 10:06 AM

If you run a company with fewer than 500 employees, you have a small business. According to the SBA, small businesses make up 99.7% of the businesses in the country, so you have good company.

But how do you remain a successful small business – one that doesn’t fail within the first 18 months? Here are 5 things you must know.

Topics: Prospecting Grow Your Business Small Business Potential Partners for Advisors
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Webinar: If a DOL Wage & Hour Investigator Came Calling, Would You Be Prepared?

By Beth Helberg on 8/19/21 8:00 AM

How confident are you in your employee classifications and the process you use to categorize them? Do you really understand the differences between exempt vs. non-exempt classifications when it comes to your white-collar employees?

Topics: Compliance Small Business Webinar Potential Partners for Advisors
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8 must-ask questions when shopping for a PEO

By Insperity on 7/9/21 10:30 AM

Are you uncertain about how to find the most suitable professional employer organization (PEO) for your company?

Have you explored all your options? After all, not all PEOs are the same.

Deciding which one offers the best service, the greatest value, and the type of expertise that your organization needs isn’t always so simple.

Topics: Benefits Small Business Business Performance Center Potential Partners for Advisors