Marketing

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    Starting an Independent Insurance Agency

    Starting your own independent insurance agency can feel both challenging and overwhelming — and it’s a leading reason many agents start in the captive world or as a producer in someone else’s agency. Many feel that the challenges of simply knowing how to start any business are daunting and simply don’t know where to begin.
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    The Networking Web Works

    Insurance Journal recently published its 101 Sales and Marketing Ideas for Agencies*, and our president and CMO offered the following tips.
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    Inbound vs. Outbound Marketing for Insurance Agents

    “Inbound Marketing” is much more powerful, as it positions the person or company as an expert (instead of strictly as a salesperson) in the eyes of the potential customer. Inbound Marketingis about creating a two-way communicative environment and experience.
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    5 Myths About Millennial Insurance Customers

    There are several common misconceptions about millennials within the insurance industry. But independent agents can’t afford to write off millennial consumers. Millennial consumers will be the most influential market segment for the next few decades, so it’s critical that independent agents understand what millennial insurance consumers want in insurance.
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    Be More Effective Selling Insurance

    In insurance, as in any sales business, there comes a time when the presentation is over and it’s time to close. Or, to put it another way, it’s time to get paid for your investment of time and hard work in looking for the best coverage options for your clients. When I asked the top agents in my region what made them such successful salespeople, they shared with me that preparing a  professional sales presentation is their top priority.
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    Three Marketing Tips Insurance Agents Need To Succeed

    As an Insurance Agency Owner, Why Should You Care About Brand Awareness? You want those in your community to know your agency exists and that you can help them. In addition to increasing brand awareness, marketing also informs consumers, builds and nurtures clientele relationships, and draws in a targeted audience.