Five Steps to Better SEO for Independent Insurance Agents

Search Engine Optimization

As an independent insurance agent, you’ve probably heard about SEO but never understood its essential role in your industry. These days, consumers are searching for their insurance online. If you’re interested in reaching these customers, you will need to get up to speed on using SEO best practices. What Is SEO SEO (search engine optimization) … Read more

10 Ways to Use Social Media to Grow Your Business

Social Media Grows your Business

These days, everyone has at least one social media account. Whether it’s Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, or Facebook, tech-savvy businesses know that a social media presence is key to connecting with customers. Small insurance agencies and independent insurance agents also need to meet their existing and potential customers where they are. Today, they’re on social media. … Read more

How to Create Content Funnels on Your Website

Content Funnels for Marketing

A successful content marketing funnel moves people from knowledge of your business product and service to satisfied customers of your business. On average, a person consumes 11.4 pieces of content before making a purchase decision, according to Forrester. Some of that content is likely a direct answer to the question, “Should I buy A or … Read more

Understanding Facebook Ads for Insurance Agents

Facebook Ads for Agents

If there is one thing that every insurance agent worries about, it’s getting quality leads to patronizing their products and services. Nowadays, insurance agents are always on the move to find better marketing strategies and platforms to reach potential insurance leads. Thankfully, digital marketing platforms like Facebook have created a way for small to medium-sized insurance … Read more

The Benefits of Community Involvement

Community Involvement

The benefits of community involvement are exponential for independent insurance agents. Regardless of the community you work in, local engagement will help you build relationships. Those relationships will become the roots that your business needs to grow. The more involved you are in your community, the more you will understand its unique insurance needs. 3 … Read more

Community Marketing Tips for Independent Insurance Agencies

Community Marketing

Independent agencies and brokers rely on sales to survive. Without sales, an agency will lack customers, lose revenue, and have no future. If sales represent the vehicle driving the success of your independent agency, then marketing, specifically community marketing, is that vehicle’s fuel. Community marketing is essential to any independent insurance agency or insurance broker’s … Read more

Three Carrier Appointment Types

Losing money due to limited carrier access

There is one key question you should ask any aggregator before you join: What type of appointments will I have access to? Varying carrier appointments mean very different things when it comes to access, earnings, and ownership of that business. Before you sign on the dotted line, ensure you understand all the differences laid out … Read more

Updating Your Address without Destroying your Google Ranking

A young businesswoman moving in office, getting new work place

If you are planning to move your agency, here are some tips to prevent your Google ranking from becoming a disaster. Now, before you get excited and make these changes weeks before your actual move, you should know that premature address changes are against Google guidelines and could cause a lot of issues in the … Read more

3 Cross-sell Email Templates

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Knowing how to cross-sell is a great tool in any agent’s arsenal. The trick is to seamlessly incorporate another product into your client conversations. It sounds easy, but messing it up can damage your relationship with your customers. You have to find coverages that are relevant to your clientele. Are they a home-no-auto account with … Read more