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How To Actually Generate Customers On Professional Networks: Part 1

Asked by Julbert Abraham from AGM - LinkedIn Marketing & LinkedIn Training

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If you're wondering if you can get clients from a professional network such as LinkedIn or Alignable (or any... Read Full Answer

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10 Actually Actionable Benefits Of List Building

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What is List Building all about?

List building refers to a continuous process of adding new and updated subscribers to your list.... Read Full Answer

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Celebrating Small And Locally-owned Businesses With Bill Brunelle of Independent We Stand

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How Can I Find The Right Professional To Take Over My Insurance Business When I Retire?

By Len DellaRocco · Posted on Saturday, May 6, 2017 · Tagged in General Discussion

I have built a small insurance business and looking for someone willing to step in and take it over. I will help guide them so they can begin making a liveable income, that can grow into well over $100,000/yr. How should I find the right person?

Michael Kaufman from Mortgage Protection & Insurance Services
3 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, July 15, 2017

Len, contact a business broker in your area that specializes in

the sale of Insurance agencies, he might know someone or give

you some good advise.

Good luck,

Michael A Kaufman, RHU, LUTCF

Paul Maskill from Paul Maskill | Business Development Expert | Small Business Coach
0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, July 5, 2017

You look to put the right systems, processes and people in place now so that the business can thrive without the owner. Once the business no longer needs you to survive you can either:

a) Continue to have it run w/o you while you enjoy retirement and collect a nice stream of income.
b) Sell it. With the right systems, processes and people in place, your business is salable because it doesn't need you to survive. If your business needs you to survive, nobody is going to want to buy it...let alone for a nice return. You've already taken the risk of starting... (more)

Maury Kosh from The Performance Based Marketing Group
36 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Your asking about succession planning.

There are business coaches that specialize in that exact niche. You may want to see out the advice of a experienced pro in this area.


Mark H from Frostynova
1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Monday, May 8, 2017

If you want your business to grow without you and also pay you while you're off doing what retired people do (enjoy life), then before you bring someone on... create/develop a scalable system that can grow your business to pass on.

I say this because when people want to give the reigns of their business to someone else, they look for a carbon copy replica of themselves. I think you would want the same.

And it's very very very hard to find someone like that unless you're super lucky.

So the next best thing is hire someone who has either the chops to sell, market,... (more)

Len DellaRocco from Space Coast Benefits
3 Locals Recommend Them • Replied on Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Mark, Thank you for your thought-filled comment. I would love to find a person with natural skills and ethics to mentor and guide. It can be the perfect solution. I'll be on the lookout :-)

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