Applied Systems to sponsor ‘Seminars for Success’ series

Webinars to highlight industry best practices for driving insurance agency growth and profitability

University Park, Ill. – May 10, 2012 – Insurance software company Applied Systems today announced it will sponsor “Seminars for Success”, a series of seven complimentary live webinars featuring leading insurance agencies and highlighting industry best practices to leverage technology in driving sustainable growth and profitability for agencies and brokerages.

The series begins at 1 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, May 24, with “Deliver Outstanding Customer Service.” Featured agent is Steven M. Brown, President of Hoffman Brown Company based in Sherman Oaks, Calif. Brown and Joe Pratts, the agency’s chief operating officer, will highlight their best practices use of agency management software in building referral business and improving client retention.

“We’ve seen our business expand because of the increased service levels we’re able to provide our customers,” Brown says. “We are a more valued service provider to each insured because of our ability to respond to customers’ needs anytime and from any location around the world.”

Applied Systems said the “Seminars for Success” series provides information insurance organizations can use to manage clients and policies in a consistent manner to minimize risk, reduce operating expenses, improve customer retention, and drive sustainable growth and profitability. Other webinars in the series will be broadcast live at 1 p.m. Central Time on the third Thursday each month through November. On-demand recordings will be available.

About Applied Systems

Applied Systems is a leading provider of software that powers the business of insurance. The company is recognized as a pioneer in agency management systems and data exchange between agencies, brokers, carriers and their clients. By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied Systems software enables millions of people around the world to safeguard and protect what matters most. To learn more, please visit