Tag: agents


Southern California Insurance Agents Arrested for Fraud – Lock Them Up!

California-based life insurance agents, Samuel Tadlock III, 32, of Eastvale, Marlene Ramirez, 42, of Murrieta, Daniel Herrarte, 34, of Sylmar, and Jorge Lopez Jr., 38, of San Fernando, were arrested this week on multiple felony counts of identity theft and grand theft after allegedly submitting fraudulent insurance applications with information from stolen identities to collect approximately $124,000 in unearned commissions

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4 adjustments that help Insurance Agencies convert online leads

When building out an agency marketing strategy, you have to ask: Is a consumer who is shopping around going to stumble upon your site and fill out a form? Do you have people who are trained to call that consumer, engage the prospect and convince them to buy insurance from you? Does that happen 10 to 20 times a day?

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Insurance Agency Producers: 3 ways to jumpstart your sales process

Many agents have a sales process without realizing one exists. When a prospective client requests a quote, you most likely answer the phone a certain way, enter his or her information in a software program and deliver a quote by phone or e-mail. If it’s an online request, a notification is received in some form, then there’s a process to

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5 things the fastest growing insurance agencies have in common

Over the past 8 years, I’ve spent time in more than 600 independent agencies as a consultant or vendor. Seventeen years of insurance production gave me a ton of experience, yet there’s still so much to figure out. Early in my career, the one thing that kept me interested in the business was the ability to learn every day. Insurance

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American Agents Alliance Local Meeting in San Diego will Discuss the Best Practices of Sales and Marketing for Insurance Agencies

On January 15th, 2013, we’ll be speaking on behalf of the Agents Alliance at a local meeting called “Kick off the New Year with Sales and Marketing Strategies”. We hope to see you there and would like to thank the alliance for extending this invitation. If you’re interested in attending, you can get more information about the meeting by clicking here.


The Alliance of Insurance Agents & Brokers Announce Support of Proposition 17

Sacramento, Calif. February 11, 2009 – The Alliance of Insurance Agents & Brokers announced today that it strongly supports Prop. 17 on the June 2010 ballot both organizationally and financially because it’s good policy and it’s good for consumers.


2010 Will Challenge California Insurance Agents but Bright Spots Ahead

In 2009, independent insurance agents and brokers faced a “perfect storm” of economic downturn, premiums were a fraction of what they used to be, unemployment and home foreclosure rates were up, and the association’s membership declined. But 2010 may be just as tough, said Kevin Baker of Suhr Risk Services Inc. based in San Jose, Calif.


Are Insurance Agents Going the Way of Travel Agents?

In 1999 I wanted to arrange a trip to France.  So like everyone else in 1999, the first thing I did was pull out my Yellow Pages to find a travel agent whose ad looked like they knew something about France.  Then I drove over to the agent’s office and sat down to describe my needs and my budget.  The

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Alliance of Insurance Agents and Brokers Convention a Huge Success

The Alliance of Insurance Agents and Brokers had a great convention in Desert Hot Springs this past weekend. It was packed with great hospitality parties, entertainment and education. If you missed this years convention, make sure you attend next year. You can learn more about the Alliance by visiting their website @ Agents Alliance Website


Agents Alliance Members can Receive 20 Free Insurance Internet Leads

The Alliance of Agents and Brokers and Netquote are offering 20 Free Insurance Leads to all  Alliance members. If you’re not a member of TheAlliance of Agents and Brokers, we suggest you join today. The Alliance is packed with resources, markets, meetings and an annual convention for members and non-members. To take advantage of the 20 free leads being offered, click here.