CIAA Blog

Build a Community Based Brand

A great way to set yourself apart as you operate your Independent Insurance Agency is to build a community based brand. This includes showcasing Read More

Not Just Our Team, but a Dedicated Mentor to Help Launch Your Agency Successfully

Maybe you have your agency up and running and are seeking to join us for the many benefits we offer you. Great choice! But Read More

Are Commissions Paid Directly to You?

It is very important that they are! We are the largest Alliance Group of Independent Agents in the nation for many reasons. One of Read More

Access to Multiple Insurance Companies

One of the primary benefits we offer our Member Agents is the ability to quote and write business with a variety of insurance companies Read More

Independent Agency: Know What You Have and Know What You Need

So you are thinking of opening your own Independent Agency. You’ve probably assessed your strengths. You know what you have and bring to the Read More

Trust and Transparency – Who can you believe these days?

We live in a time when there is so much mistrust about what is found on the internet. We have seen so many competitors Read More

How big does my Agency have to be in order to obtain Profit Sharing with SIAA/CIAA?

Most independent agency companies have minimum thresholds of written premium needed by each agency in order to qualify for Profit Sharing. For example, Company Read More

How does an insurance aggregator work?

An Insurance Aggregator, for the purpose of our discussion here, is an entity that combines or aggregates the premium of a group of Independent Read More

What does it mean to be an Independent Agent with SIAA?

First, a couple of terms to explain. Independent Insurance Agents have the ability to place business with multiple insurance companies (or “carriers”). We call Read More