About Steve Anderson

Steve Anderson at Franklin Rail Depot

Steve Anderson provides information to the insurance industry on how they can use technology to increase revenue and reduce expenses. He speaks professionally to hundreds of agents and brokers each year at National Alliance events and at many state association conventions and technology forums on the future of technology, social platforms, and how insurance agents and brokers can expand their internet presence. He has authored many articles that have appeared in virtually every insurance industry publication. He has over 30 years experience in the insurance community.



If you’re looking for a speaker, check out his Speaking information page. Steve speaks on a wide range of topics that help insurance agents and brokers make sense of rapidly changing technology and how to effectively use these new tools. Topics include the social web in the agency, increasing productivity, which Internet technologies agencies should consider adopting, why online video matters to your agency, innovation, and much more.



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Steve Anderson Background

Steve wears many hats these days. He has been a licensed independent agent for over 30 years and is Executive Editor of The Anderson Agency Report (TAAR), a monthly newsletter that is the ultimate cheat sheet for future proofing your agency. Each issue focuses on providing independent agents with the insurance technology information they need to manage and grow their agencies more effectively. He is also president of The Anderson Network, Inc. which was formed to help agents and brokers maximize productivity and profits using practical technology.

Working as a manager and producer in two different independent agencies (one belonging to his father-in-law!) has provided him with a practical understanding of internal agency operations, marketing and sales management, and how an agency can most effectively use technology. Over the years he has handled a full range of clients, specializing in the larger commercial accounts, and continues to maintain his license.

Steve received his Bachelor’s of Arts with a double major in business administration and economics from Taylor University and a Master’s Degree in Insurance Law from Antioch School of Law.

Steve was thrust into the insurance business when his father-in-law, a sole proprietor of an independent agency, became ill and needed help. He received his insurance training at a major insurance company as a commercial underwriter and after a short time joined his father-in-law’s agency. He carved his niche by receiving post-graduate training in computers, sales training and the practical application of direct response marketing principles.

Steve is a prolific writer who is known for his knack for translating “geek speak” into easily understood concepts. He has written articles for virtually every industry publication. He is Dean of the School of Technology for the IIABA Virtual University and a member of the national faculty of the National Alliance.

Because he fine-tunes his ideas in the real world agents are faced with, Steve is one of the industry’s top technology consultants and speakers. He provides keynote addresses, lectures, seminars, workshops, conference programs and individual agency and company consultations on how to maximize productivity and profits using practical technology.


Steve’s Insurance History

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My Upcoming Events

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My Assistant

Sissi Haner helps me keep everything running smoothly. She is a great person, and you can contact her for anything business related to me at sissi@steveanderson.com.

Steve Anderson provides information to insurance agents about how they can use technology to increase revenue and/or reduce expenses. He speaks professionally to hundreds of agents each year on the future of technology, the social web, and how insurance agencies can establish their Internet presence.