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Insight magazine welcomes bylined articles from writers and industry professionals who wish to share their expertise on all topics related to insurance, sales, customer service, business operations, culture, and more. 

The editorial calendar is intended as a general guideline. It is not exhaustive and is subject to change according to developing news and trends. Article ideas that are not already outlined on the editorial calendar are also welcome. In addition, coverage of a particular topic is often not limited to the month in question, so if you miss a submission deadline, contact the editor, Rachel Romines, and she will determine if your topic might also be appropriate for another issue.

Writers may also submit a short pitch letter or e-mail that briefly describes the bylined article’s focus, why our readers need to know about it, and what they’ll learn by reading it. Include a basic outline of the article listing critical topic points. Send to Insight editor, Rachel Romines at

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Insight, the monthly journal of Independent Insurance Agents in Illinois. Insight features articles that are relevant to the Illinois insurance industry, and includes such topics as industry news, technology, markets and coverages, financial planning, sales and marketing, state and federal issues, agency management, and education.

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2023 Editorial Schedule

*Subject to Change. Contact Rachel Romines at for details.

January 2023
  • Economic Impacts on Insurance
  • Inflation/Hard Markets
  • CATs/Reinsurance
July 2023
  • InsurTech Voices: Part 2
  • Marketplace Outlook
  • 2022 Marketplace Data
February 2023
  • Commercial Lines Innovation
  • Developing Your CL Niche
  • What’s Your Sales Strategy?
  • CL Carrier Relationships
August 2023
  • CONVO 2023
  • Agency Marketing: What’s New?
  • Customer Journey: From Marketing, to Sales, to Claims, to Renewal
March 2023
  • Young Agents Perspective
  • Looking Ahead: What Will 2030 Be Like for Insurance?
  • Recruiting Interns
  • 2023 EDGE Conference
September 2023
  • How to Determine ROI for your Agency
  • How Many Accounts Should Your Service Team Handle?
  • Industry Compensation Reports
  • CONVO 2023
April 2023
  • National Government Relations
  • State Government Relations
  • Interview with a Legislator(s)
October 2023
  • Incoming IIA of IL President & New Board of Directors
  • Developing Leadership Skills
  • Mentorship at Your Agency and in the Industry
May 2023
  • Personal Lines Innovation
  • Rounding Out Accounts with PL
  • Developing Referral Sources
  • PL Carrier Relationships
November 2023
  • Community Involvement and Your Agency Culture
  • Supporting Your Staff’s Growth
  • Planning a Continuing Education Pathway
  • CONVO 2023 Wrap Up
June 2023
  • InsurTech Voices: Part 1
  • How to Utilize the Technology You Have
December 2023
  • Budgeting for Your Agency
  • Setting Intentional Goals
  • Perpetuation Planning