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  • DRONES WEBINAR TAKES FLIGHT JUNE 22nd – Learn about insurance issues involving drones May 31, 2016
    Drones AKA Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Presented by John Eubank, CPCU, ARM and Bill Wilson, CPCU, ARM Wednesday, June 22, 2016 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET One of the fastest evolving insurance issues in recent years involves drones. From a non-issue to the presence of millions of hobby and commercial drones, this exposure has taken … Continue reading →
  • New Resource Area Now Available in the Virtual University May 25, 2016
    Earlier this year, the Big I board approved development of a new area in the Big IVirtual University (VU) to provide members with information about finding, hiring and developing new talent for their agencies. This area is now live in the VU and will continue to expand as we curate more resources. We invite you … Continue reading →
  • How to be A Superhero for Personal Lines Clients May 25, 2016
    Most of your personal lines clients don’t need you to be faster than a speeding bullet or to leap tall buildings in a single bound. However, they do need smart insurance protection, and there’s one area in which they are particularly vulnerable: JEWELRY. If you’re protecting your clients’ jewelry collections with their HO/renters insurance policies, … Contin […]
  • Close More Sales with MiddleOak Coverage Checklists May 25, 2016
    Getting clients to think about comparing things other than coverage limits and price is difficult. Even when it seems like they are taking everything into account, you often are not sure that they even “get it.” Since making the intangible tangible is what we do all the time, we offer two checklists to help your … Continue reading →
  • Turning Your Retirement Questions Into Answers May 12, 2016
    Having trouble deciding which retirement plan is right for you or your agency? Big “I” Retirement Services is here to help you choose which plan best meets your circumstances. We’ve worked with more than 1,000 agencies to help them achieve their retirement goals.   IIABA Support   With over 25 years in the retirement business, … Continue reading → […]
  • 3 Ways to Compensate Personal Lines Producers May 6, 2016
    Contributed Article by Jacquelyn Connelly, Senior Editor of IA Magazine. If you’re like most independent agencies, you’ve got commercial lines producer compensation down to a science. But chances are you can’t say the same about personal lines. Al Diamond, president of Agency Consulting Group, Inc., works with myriad agencies on the issue of personal lines … […]
  • How to Build a Relationship with an Online Buyer Through April 19, 2016
    Category: Trusted Choice® ​ goo·gle – /’goog(Ə)l/ verb – google; 3rd person present: googles; past tense: googled; past participle: googled; gerund or present participle: googling search for information about (someone or something) on the Internet using the search engine Google. “I recently googled my 7th grade teacher and found his current e-mail address”   […]
  • Big “I” Markets – An Inside Look at April 2015 NFIP Changes March 11, 2015
    By Cassie Masone – Selective Insurance Company, Vice President of Flood Operations Selective Flood Releases Bulletin on HFIAA Changes The tides are changing. Due to increasing catastrophic events and resultant rising expenses, Congress has passed numerous updates to help stabilize the National Flood Insurance Program over the last several years, including re […]
  • Big “I” Markets – Webinars February 25, 2015
    Competing with Direct Sales & Captive Agency Insurers in Personal (and Commercial) Lines March 25, 2015; 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time $79 – Click here to register. Are you tired of all the insurance commercials that shout “Price! Price! Price!”? Are you sick of the silly claim that someone’s exposures to loss can be … Continue reading →
  • Big “I” Markets – Hot and Cold HomeScanSM February 25, 2015
    The sound of water running all the time or a sudden increase in the water bill can indicate a plumbing leak. Signs of mold or mildew smell in an area that doesn’t get wet, spongy floors or walls, a sagging roof or cracked foundations can be plumbing or exterior water getting in where it’s not … Continue reading →
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As one of the oldest insurance companies in America,
The Hartford has a rich history. Did you know that at one time The Hartford
Fire Insurance Company insured both Abraham Lincoln and Robert E. Lee? Through
The Hartford’s partnership with Big “I” Markets, you can benefit from
all that experience. You have access to several specialty niche markets where
The Hartford is setting itself apart from the competition. Here is a summary of
those markets:

Dig Into This Market
You no longer have to dig deep for the right protection for excavation
contractors because the Hartford’s Excavation Contractor Program is now
available on Big “I” Markets. The program targets accounts with
$75,000 or less in premium; and with average premiums of about $30,000, this
can be a good money maker for an agency. Full coverage is available, but accounts
with modified GL and auto will be the most competitive. Plus, The Hartford’s
3-D Driver Improvement Program can help reduce auto rates by as much as…Click here for more

STEP Into More Sales
According to some economists, if you want to know how the economy is trending
then take a look at trucking volume. Increasing volumes indicate healthy economic
growth. Recently, TransCore®, a leader in transportation solutions, announced
its latest North American Freight Index. Their index showed the highest spot
market truckload freight volume for February since the company established the
index in 1986. January’s freight volume set a similar record. That’s great news
for the economy to go along with…Click here for more

The Hartford Makes a

What a summer it was! With record heat scorching most of the country no doubt
pool & spa business was booming and you have access to a pool & spa
market that is heating up too! The Hartford offers an all-lines Pool & Spa
insurance program featuring quality coverages. The program is designed
specifically for: …Click here for more

Coverages with Deep Roots
If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around does it make a sound? It’s
an age old riddle that’s prompted many philosophical discussions throughout the
years. One may first ask, what brought down the tree in the first place? A
question that may best be answered by an arborist who specializes in the health
and safety of plants and trees. While an arborist may not be too concerned with
trees that fall naturally in the forest – either silently or with a bang; there
are real concerns for…Click here for more

Sound the Alarm on These Comprehensive Coverages
According to the U.S. Department of Justice, “victims of burglary offenses
suffered an estimated $4.6 billion in lost property in 2009.”1 Alarm
systems can help prevent crimes, alert to fires and emergencies, and even help
law enforcement apprehend criminals. But who helps the alarm contractor when
something goes wrong? The risks are many including…Click here for more

This Product Raises a

There are an estimated 26 million septic systems serving U.S. residences;
that’s a great deal of work in the pipeline for septic contactors. From design
and installation, to inspections and repairs, there’s always a job to do in
this industry. Along with that work, there are risks to consider. And it only
takes a small gap in your client’s insurance to…Click here for more

The Orthotics and Prosthetics insurance
Orthotics and prosthetic equipment have helped people attain active, quality
lives for many years. In fact, researchers in Cairo, Egypt discovered a
prosthetic toe dating back to between 950 and 710 B.C.1 While the O&P
industry has changed and grown throughout the years, so have the risks for
O&P practitioners, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers.

The Orthotics and Prosthetics insurance program from The Hartford offers
products and services tailored to meet the unique needs of the industry. Some
of the customized coverages include:…Click here for more


Andrew McElhannon is the Member Services Coordinator for the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia, and can be contacted at: or b y phone at 770-458-0093, x.110, or 800-878-6487.

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