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13 Reasons for Dating an Insurance Agent

November 15th, 2017Posted by Aaron in fun, random, insurance

If you’ve never done an internet search for the sexiest careers, you’re in for a shock: Selling insurance is glaringly absent.

Women, according to the latest surveys, drool over pilots, firefighters, professional athletes and deliverymen. Men make fools of themselves over physical therapists, interior designers, real estate agents and anyone who can cook. Oddly, both sexes enthusiastically approve of TV meteorologist…

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Growing your insurance client and prospect list using social media

October 26th, 2017Posted by Dvora in Social Media, insurance

As an insurance agent, you should use social media to grow your business by increasing the awareness of who you are and services you offer.

From Facebook posts and videos, to LinkedIn posts and Twitter announcements, there is no reason why you can’t increase the visibility of your insurance agency and grow your client base. However, a strong social media presence takes effort and time. Here are 4 ways to use social media to increase your insurance and prospect client base

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10 Celebrities Who Worked in the Insurance Industry Before Making it Big (You’ll Never Guess #9)

August 25th, 2017Posted by Aaron in random, insurance

If you know anything about insurance sales or sales work of any kind, then you know that being successful in sales requires qualities that will make you successful in other areas.

It means making phone calls or knocking on doors until you get a lead. (And a great insurance website, of course!)

It means learning how to read people well enough to know when or if you can make a c…

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Just Launched - Get More Leads with our Redesigned Quote Form Builder

July 10th, 2017Posted by Aaron in agentmethods, leads, quote forms

From lead capture, to quote requests, to customer support, quote forms are becoming a more and more important part of modern insurance websites. We want to make it as easy as possible for you to have a dynamic, customized website that supports your business. So we’re really excited to share the completely redesigned Quote Form Builder included in the AgentMethods insurance website builder. Creating custo…

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Six Movies Every Insurance Agent Should Watch

May 30th, 2017Posted by Aaron in random, insurance

Hollywood can turn anyone into a hero or a villain - regardless of their occupation. Filmmakers have proven this many times by making insurance professionals the starring characters in comedies, mysteries and dramas. Casual visitors to various insurance websites probably don’t imagine working in insurance can be as dangerous, exciting, glamorous or fun as the…

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Are you dropping the ball in the middle of your insurance sales funnel? Let’s talk about nurturing.

March 27th, 2017Posted by Aaron in sales

Most agents I talk to are very focused on 1) getting leads, and 2) closing sales. Makes sense – that’s where the money comes from. In reality, though, most sales don’t go from lead directly to sale. There’s almost always something in the middle of the sales funnel.

In between new lead and sale is nurturing. Nurturing keeps you top of mind, builds trust, and positions you to be the first choi…

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Agent Review wants to help you get more leads

February 26th, 2017Posted by Aaron in leads

Our friends at Agent Review have recently launched a personalized guide builder to help you create content you can use to establish trust and generate leads.

Here’s what they say about it:

The Agent Review Personalized Guide Generator supports lead generation and brands you as an expert in multiple lines of insurance. This feature is available to all paid subscribers of Agent Review and allows consumers to select and download guides that automatically con…

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Conversion rate. The secret to getting more leads from your insurance website

January 30th, 2017Posted by Aaron in leads, landing pages, conversion rate

Are you getting traffic to your insurance website but aren’t seeing the leads you’d hoped for? There are a number of reasons why this might be happening. Just to name a few - it could be customers looking for your phone number, prospects “checking up on you” before or after a meeting, existing customers reading your blog… But it also might be a problem with your site’s con…

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