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Rough Notes Advantage Plus



Rough Notes Advantage Plus, formerly the Big "I" Virtual Risk Consultant (VRC) is a trusted insurance knowledge base platform available at a member exclusive discounted price to Big I members. Quickly get the information you need to understand your customers operations and exposures while identifying appropriate coverages. Gain access to the resources your agency needs, such as E&O checklists, sales and marketing tools, proposal language, plus training and development support.

Purchase / Renew Rough Notes Advantage Plus 
*Use the promo code "IIABA" (case-sensitive) to receive your discount.

*Notice to VRC Subscribers:

As of July 2019, at the time of your VRC subscription renewal, Rough Notes will contact you directly to update your information and future access to this same content on the Rough Notes Advantage Plus platform. 

Existing VRC subscribers may continue to login here. Trouble accessing the VRC, please email Nancy Lynch of Rough Notes.


​​Benefits of Rough Notes Advantage Plus 

  • Policy Forms & Manual Analysis (PF&M)
    An essential go-to guide to strengthen your property & casualty expertise on commercial, personal and specialty lines coverages and concepts. Demonstrate your insight to enhance your competency. Use real court case decisions when presenting coverage concerns to new prospects and current clients.

  • Coverages Applicable
    Learn appropriate coverages quickly and gain traction to remain competitive. Explore the insurance needs of more than 700 different kinds of risks with SIC and NAICS codes.

  • Personal Lines Risk Evaluation System
    A comprehensive checklist personal lines risk exposures.

  • Commercial Lines Risk Evaluation System
    A comprehensive checklist for more than 723 classes of business.

  • How to Insure Training Courses
    Educational tutorials assist covering the industry insurance knowledge gap

  • Insurance Words and Their Meanings
    A guide to insurance terminology for you, your staff and your clients.

  • Business Building Letters Hundreds of business support templates used for sales, and renewals and to run an efficient business.

  • Blogs
    Over 300 short articles that agencies can use to blog, e-mail, or display on their websites to enhance sales lead  generation pipelines.

  • Digital Media
    Animated videos used to book new clients and increase client retention.

  • In Action
    A monthly newsletter of how you can turn coverage knowledge into powerful sales opportunities.

  • Rough Notes magazine
    The industrys leading insurance agent publication.

  • The Insurance Marketplace
    Agency professionals number one source to find hard-to-find coverages.

  • Property and Casualty Insurance By Philip Gordis
    An easy -to-use, quick  reference guide to property and casualty insurance coverages. The indexing and examples put the answers to your basic coverage questions at your fingertips.


Similar products in marketplace sell for thousands per year. As a Big "I" member you enjoy exclusive member pricing which represents an extraordinary value. 

New pricing for Big "I" members is $500/year. This is a $200 discount from Rough Notes' Advantage Plus retail price of $700.

Click Here to Purchase or Renew Subscription

*Use the promo code "IIABA" (case-sensitive) to receive your discount.  Having trouble or have questions? Email Nancy Lynch or call at 800-428-4384 Ext. 1096.

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Rough Notes is here to help! Email Nancy Lynch or call at 800-428-4384 Ext. 1096.