Introducing Broker Tool Belt, a blog for health insurance brokers.

Welcome to the Broker Tool Belt, a new health insurance broker blog.

Over the last decade and a half we’ve seen the rise in popularity of personal computers, the Internet, and mobile phones. With that rise has come a change in human interaction. We can instantly send a message to the other side of the world, share a video to 1,000 of our closest friends, and close business deals without ever meeting in-person. The constant in all this change, is people. The fundamentals of sales and client relationships haven’t change, but the mediums and mechanisms certainly have.

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Tech Makes Sense… So Why Aren’t You Doing It?

Cisco and Capita recently released a report in the UK titled, “Trends vs. Technologies 2016 report”. The study showed that while everyone agrees tech is important, there is a huge gap between having that knowledge and putting it into practice.

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Focusing on the Right Things: The Employee-First Approach

Improving the Enrollment Process for Brokers and Employees

As a small business owner, scaling your company and hiring new employees is one of the most rewarding parts of the job. Marla Malcolm Beck, CEO of Bluemercury said recently in a Business Insider interview that the best part of being a CEO is, “watching her company evolve — while staying true to its mission and vision.” Even more so, is the moment when you realize that you can now afford to offer hardworking employees benefits and health insurance options.

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Why You Should Hire A Robot For Your Small Business

May 1 – May 7 marks the 2nd annual National Small Business Week.

Small business owners kicked off 2016 by reporting an overall higher level of optimism than they did in 2015, according to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index. The quarterly report, which surveys small business owners, found 60 percent of small business owners considered their past year’s cash flow to be “very or somewhat good” – a result that hadn’t been recorded since 2007.

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Online Benefits Administration Announced by Ease

We’re excited to announce Ease’s online benefits administration platform for insurance benefits brokers, modernizing the administration of benefits for brokers and their customers.

During the past three years, the Ease technical team, led by co-founder and CTO Courtney Guertin, has created a cloud-based software platform with rich features, an easy-to-use interface that offers one simple solution for a broker’s HR and benefits needs, is priced fairly, and provides great customer support.

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