December 2013 Rough Notes magazine
Marketing Agency of the Month:
Read, understand, advise
Ten Eyck Group brings policy expertise to its clients.
Specialty Lines Markets:
Finding your niche
Specialization could drive greater success in 2014.
Catering to carrier appetites
Helping agents find the right market the first time is RiskRadius's goal.
A hands-on approach
Well-established benefits division provides its niches a strategic planning process.
Emerging specialty products: From cyber to sober
New risks demand new coverages, and carriers are responding.
Other Feature Stories:
Looking back … Looking ahead
Agent entrepreneurship has continued to thrive, relationships are more important than ever, and technology opens new frontiers almost daily.
Voluntary Benefits Special Report
Voluntary Benefits: Opportunity amid chaos
Getting personal: Auto and homeowners as voluntary benefits
Upfront audit for mid-sized accounts pays off
A holistic approach to risk produces great results and long-term relationships..
State of the ART market
Capital market funding of large and unpredictable risks eases strain on traditional market.
Customer Service Focus—Collaboration, innovation and engagement—Essentials to fostering and retaining service team talent
By Maggie Tirschman, CIC, CISR
ISO Products Perspective—An agent's guide to UBI: Your new best friend—Usage-based insurance can save money for clients and boost agent compensation
By Isaac Wash, CPCU, and Jim Weiss, CPCU, FCAS, MAAA