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Insurance Continuing Education – Online vs. Classroom

September 14th, 2009 Posted by akassover in training

Continuing Education is a necessity for agents today.  Not only do states mandate a measure of hours an agent must complete in order to retain their license, but it is also important with regards to staying ahead of the competition and up to date on trends, regulations, and business best... Read More
At AgentMethods, we’re constantly making small and incremental enhancements to our software. We test our designs against new browsers, optimize our code to run faster, and add small but important new features. We’re constantly working to make your site... Read More
Leads are critical to the health of every business, but this is especially true in the insurance industry.  Here is a short checklist to help you manage and stay on top of your leads management program.
  1. Send requested information immediately. Prospects have their own agenda and timeline,... Read More

The Myth of the Magical Meta Tag

August 24th, 2009 Posted by akassover in seo

unicornI get asked several times a week by insurance agents how they get their website to show up better in search results.... Read More

Insurance Agents: What’s Your Survival Plan?

August 18th, 2009 Posted by akassover in trends

Your customers are moving their insurance shopping online, and nationwide online brokers are ramping up to meet them. This happened in the travel industry between 1996 and 2006. Let’s look at what happened to that industry: Read More
Internet tracking firm Comscore released some very interesting numbers this week related to traffic to major insurance carrier websites,... Read More
Now that you have your own personalized insurance agent website, what do you do with it?   It’s not something you can pull out of your briefcase and show off. Or,  is it? Well, maybe you can’t wear your website but you can take it everywhere you go and use it to help meet new customers and... Read More

Insurance Search Optimization is a Losing Game

August 11th, 2009 Posted by akassover in seo

Many insurance agents have discovered the power of search optimization (“SEO”). Showing up on the first page of Google or Yahoo for the right search phrase can bring a tidal wave of prospects and business to your site. As word of this spreads, agents are jumping on the SEO bandwagon, and many are... Read More

Insurance Agent Directories and Resources

August 10th, 2009 Posted by akassover in linksseotraffic

So inbound links are a critical part of marketing your insurance agent website. If you’ve launched your site recently, you’re... Read More
Today, with the increasing number of online insurance quoting and information sites, insurance agents are about to fight the same battle for survival that travel agents faced – and lost – 10 years ago. Quote Engines are commoditizing products and teaching prospects to shop based on price with... Read More
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