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A Collaborative Community

Partner XE User CommunityThe best ideas come from those who use the agency management system each day. Collaboration and communication play a significant role in advancing the Partner Platform agency management system in a way that aligns with how independent insurance agencies manage and grow their business. One of the ways in which this is accomplished is through the Partner User Community.

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Partner User Community includes every independent insurance agency using the Partner Platform agency management system and includes a volunteer board of Partner Platform users. Its primary functions are to educate the independent insurance agencies using the Partner  Platform on how to get the most out of their agency management system, to provide SIS with input and feedback that can be used for product and service enhancements, and to advocate for advances in technology and standards through groups like ACT (Agents Council for Technology) and AUGIE (ACORD User Groups Information Exchange).

All members are encouraged to get involved in the current and future direction of the Partner Platform agency management system through

  • Forums,
  • Surveys,
  • Workgroups,
  • National and regional user conferences,
  • And more.
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Recent Articles

The Story Behind Our Insurance Agency Software: Eisenhart Consulting Group

Next in our series on what’s behind our Partner Platform insurance agency software community is the management and operations consulting group, Eisenhart Consulting Group. For over ten years, we’ve been lucky to work with owner Mary Belka and her team.

Mary Belka, CEO and founder of Eisenhart Consulting Group, has been part of the Partner Allies team for more than a decade. When she was first introduced to the Partner Platform system, she was impressed by the hands-on, personalized service the Partner Platform team provided to one of her clients. Since then, a mutual dedication to personalized service has made Partner Platform and Eisenhart Consulting the perfect team for our independent agency clients.

I spoke with Mary to talk about how she came to meet the Partner team, the unique and transformational service she brings to Partner agencies, and how she prepares agencies for the future.

The Story Behind Our Insurance Agency Software: Lightspeed Voice

We strive to provide the best insurance agency software to our Partner Platform agencies, but we don’t have all the answers on our own. That’s where our trusted technology partners, our Partner Allies, come in. In this series, we get to know more about our industry partners and how they bring innovation and expertise to the Partner Platform system.

Based in Nokomis, FL, Lightspeed Voice® is a VoIP, cloud-based IP telephone provider founded in 2009 to provide the insurance industry with reliable VoIP and client relationship management (CRM) solutions.

Lightspeed differentiates through high-touch and high-service, which aligns nicely with Partner Platform’s approach – and is also true for the way our independent agency clients sell. Both Partner Platform and Lightspeed strive to be hands-on, building relationships with clients just as our independent agents do with their customers.

I talked with Lightspeed’s VP of Sales and Marketing, Steve Mohr, about the partnership.

Expert Tips for Building Your Insurance Website for Sales

Have you properly equipped your insurance website for sales? Almost three-quarters of insurance shoppers go online to do research and obtain quotes, so you need a quality website to attract those sales.

This shift to online prompted our Partner Platform team to think more about agency websites and how to optimize them for sales and service. We now work with agencies to help them create a custom site to grow their business after seeing several common mistakes. Here are some of the ways we saw agency websites missing the mark – and how we helped them correct their missteps.

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