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New York Agency Success Story – John Guadagno

"For a start-up agency, partnering with TrustedChoice[.com] has been a major plus for us. It immediately brought us some good credibility."
Published: February 27, 2020

John Guadagno

EHarbor Group, Inc

Huntinton, NY


“For a start-up agency, partnering with TrustedChoice[.com] has been a major plus for us… it immediately brought us some good branding credibility… I think that… people feel a little more comfortable doing business with an agency that’s a Trusted Choice agency.”

“Last month I had the good fortune of finding our largest account to date, which came from a TrustedChoice[.com] referral… It came in at about roughly $140,000 in premium.”

“For a startup agency, getting your initial prospecting and prospecting flow… to get accounts on the books and generate income in the beginning is critical, and… we’ve had good success [with the Advantage Subscription].”

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