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You all have heard it from your district managers, corporate training, or other sources that you need to use social media in your agency but no one ever shows you how. It’s one of those “do as I say not as I do” situations because the ones telling you that you need to use it has no clue 99% of the time how to use it themselves.
After closely working with over 200+ agents and loosely with over 10,000+, we’ve put together the top 3 basic mistakes we see agents making on social media.
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Weathering the storm of dwindling finances in the early stages of owning an Agency is no easy task. It’s even more difficult if you are a captive agent trying to “earn” a contract as an “Independent Contractor”
It can be downright impossible to get ahead of the mounting bills, expenses, and costs of a new Agency. Keeping the Agency in the black, growing your book of business, AND taking home a paycheck are three tasks that typically do not align for 18-24 months.. but they can if you take heed the advice in this article.
Today we talk about how you can avoid being Agent 0…. Dollars.
Here are 5 ways you can avoid being the broke agent.
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Life Insurance is often times the bane of the captive P&C Agents existence. Contracts are held in the balance of your production. Subsidy percentages are dangled in the balance. Bonuses are highly contingent in your ability to sell the coverage.
Companies host focused call nights where everyone stays late to solicit it. The suits host tons of rah rah sessions and training around it that generally lead to very little lift in your personal production… but if they can get a 3-5% lift across the enterprise that is big money! For them.
So what about you?
When is someone going to actually sit down and SHOW you how to increase your life production with some legit strategies that work?
We’re going to try and get the ball rolling for you today.
The “R” word… Its thrown around the Insurance Industry as the silver bullet… the magic potion… the saving grace of an Agency.
You know why?
Because it is.
When you have an endless stream of referrals coming into your office, more then half of the work is done for you.
Finding the prospect – CHECK!
Getting them interested – CHECK!
Establishing credibility and trust – CHECK!