Category: The Firefly Opportunity
How can I know if Firefly is a good fit for me?
Our goal is to help you find your best path to starting an independent agency, even if that path is not with Firefly. And it’s […]
What if agents had to go back to what they were doing BEFORE Firefly?
One way to judge the value of a big decision is to ask yourself: What if you had to go back to the way things […]
To fee, or not to fee? (That is an EASY question!)
Starting a one-match fire: Thanks to my mom, I’m an Eagle Scout. Not everything I learned in the Scouting program has stuck with me over the […]
You’re not a good fit for Firefly if . . .
The more options you learn about as you figure out how to start your independent insurance agency, the more you might feel like these guys: You […]
Carrier infusion beats carrier appointment confusion
When agents like you search for how to get appointed with independent insurance carriers you get hit in the face with ads from lots of […]
Being an insurance agent without Firefly is like eating soup with a knife or fork
Imagine you’re seated in a fine restaurant and the waiter brings to you a big bowl of delicious soup – along with a knife and […]
Can I have my own P&C carrier appointments outside of Firefly?
Yes, you can. This is another benefit that makes our contract low risk for you. So, if you’re an agent who already has some independent […]
What are your “What ifs?”
When you’re thinking about becoming an independent agent, your mind is full of “what ifs.” One should be: What if you don’t make a change? What […]
Insurance Agency Book Ownership
“Who owns the book of business?” You’d be crazy not to ask that question. This is your livelihood, your blood, sweat and tears. As Dr. […]
What do successful Firefly agents have in common?
The most successful Firefly agents are the ones who have solved the “marketing” problem, and are looking to solve the “market” problem. For example, watch […]
How Many Ways are There to Start an Independent Agency?
Unlike Mr. Owl, we are not here to trick you for our own benefit. You asked how many ways there are to start an […]
How insurance agents can work from home
A physical office location has pros and cons. The costs of rent, utilities, and furniture add up. These days, fewer customers come in to make […]
Why do insurance agents fail? (With impressive fail gifs)
They say that failure isn’t fatal. But it can still hurt! When you open your own independent insurance agency, we want to help you steer […]
Commission payments as certain as the sunrise
Agents who have worked with other aggregators have shared experiences of their commission payments sometimes been disorganized and late. That’s frustrating to them, and in […]
. . . E, I, E&O
Agents working with Firefly are required to have E&O coverage in the amount of at least $1 million per occurrence. There are two ways you […]
Can I really get carrier appointments through Firefly?
So, you’re ready to go independent. You’ve got the plan, the skills, and the confidence to boot. Now it’s time to put yourself out there […]
About Producers and Locations
Prospective agents often ask, “can I have people work as producers for me?” In short, the answer is: Yes! Here’s what you need to know: […]
What expenses will I incur when I start my agency?
When you start an agency, you’ll want to be careful about how and where you spend your money. We want you to only use it […]
If you want to sell commercial insurance, you need to specialize.
You’re sitting in a lounge chair at your town’s public pool and suddenly see your daughter running toward you with a hand on her ear […]
Introducing your 24×7 assistant
Our team members love you, but they love their families too so they aren’t available 24×7. But, since we know agents often work around the […]