Tag: outdoor insurance

Fly-Fishing: Prioritizing Client Safety

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A trout swimming in the river

The life of a professional fly-fishing guide is an enviable one. Instead of being confined by four walls, your office consists of wide open spaces, rocky banks with limestone ledges and streams packed with largemouth bass and rainbow trout. Anglers who have chosen this career (or maybe this career chose them?) are fortunate to be able to use their personal passions to help others while also earning a living. Though,…

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ATV Trail Riding: 7 Safety Tips You Can’t Ignore

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Hunter with an ATV

If you’re like most outdoorsmen in East Tennessee, you probably grew up riding ATVs and still enjoy taking one out on the trails during hunting season from time to time. Though, even the most experienced riders can sometimes make the mistake of not taking ATV safety seriously – and with life-threatening consequences. The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that each year, hundreds of outdoors enthusiasts die as a result of…

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A Look Back

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photo credit: theilr As our office celebrated bookkeeper Clara Williams retirement last week – she gave us a great rundown of some milestones for our agency.  Clara has been with us for over 25 years – and been working in the Knoxville Insurance business for over 40.  Here are some of the progressions we’ve made over history: 1980:  Current owner and President John Clarke comes to work as a commercial insurance agent  for John…

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Should Campgrounds use Twitter?

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photo credit: curiouslee Twitter is so many things but to me its about six distinctive opportunities: Owning your news, marketing, customer service, promoting culture, finding info, and simply efficient communication.  I have experience with twitter and social media as part owner of a Knoxville, TN blog called Knoxify and my outdoor insurance agency, John Bailey Company does some online marketing. Honestly, what has really happened is hours and hours of research on campground websites…

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Resort Insurance

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photo credit: loop_oh John Bailey Company has created an outdoor insurance program for Resort Insurance.  Using six insurance carriers we produced a property and casualty insurance program dedicated to the outdoors.  Our agency has access to six insurance carriers, and the expertise of a on-staff agent who has worked as an outdoor insurance underwriter for Gillingham and Associates.  What makes us unique is our understanding of specialty resort insurance coverages, rates, and companies…

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RV Park and Campground Insurance

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photo credit: Rob Lee John Bailey Company loves the outdoors. In fact, many of our insurance agents love camping, traveling, hiking, flyfishing, mountain biking, cycling, running, snowboarding, skiing, and exploring the unknown. Our Knoxville insurance agency treats our business in the same way, not only do we live our passion, but we insure them. Our RV Park insurance program started when Brandon Clarke left Knoxville to pursue his passion in…

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