Pipeline Insurance

The Pipeline

Insurance is one of those things that everyone has but nobody really wants. In some ways, we feel that we are throwing money away, until that rainy day or unforeseen event arrives, and we are all too happy to have the insurance. By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca .

Meeting Objections When Selling Insurance

The Science and Art of Selling

The average insurance agent can remark that he or she can never launch forth into a presentation without fear of encountering some opposition, and that no sale is made without meeting objections.

Four Obligations Every Insurance Agent Has

The Science and Art of Selling

You, like every other successful insurance agent, should be interested in any movement which works toward human betterment; but there are certain fields in which your profession enables you to do particularly valuable work: 1.

Two Types of Objections When Selling Insurance

The Science and Art of Selling

He may, on the other hand, wish the insurance, but raise the objection because of a mortgage on his home which must be lifted, not realizing the important part insurance would play in covering the mortgage if anything happened to him.

The causes of objections when selling insurance

The Science and Art of Selling

A prospect may flatly refuse to consider life insurance, as such, because the idea does not fit in with his existing fund of experiences. The prospect may actually see no need for insurance or feel that he or she can’t afford it.

2 Ways to Understand Your Buyer’s Needs: Why Insurance Agents Should Understand Demand & Non-Demand Sales Cycles

Hyper-Connected Selling

In coaching hundreds of insurance agents over the years, I’ve become aware of a challenge that has arisen for many of them. They don’t sell a few straightforward insurance products anymore. The two most common products in this category are auto and home/fire insurance.

The Problem of Health Insurance for Employees May Just Be An Opportunity in Disguise

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Beyond all the compliance issues within this behemoth bill, affordable health insurance for employees is becoming a growing concern. Additionally, possible this fear of being penalized for not having affordable health insurance for employees will have small business owners to C Suite executive rethinking their recruiting, hiring and performance appraisal processes.

Guest Post: 3 Bogus Insurance Claims Gone Terribly Awry

Jonathan Farrington

All three have been used as key pieces to insurance extortion plots that resulted in prison sentences. Unfortunately it’s you, the law-abiding consumer, who ends up paying for these wild flights of insurance scam insanity. Suncorp Life Insurance is one of Australias leading providers.

Allstate insurance agency achieves #1 status with lead management CRM from Leads360

Velocify

And with consumers doing most of their insurance shopping online and getting quotes from multiple competitors, it was critical for Williams to leverage a CRM ideal for insurance agencies to compete with his larger competitors.

Client Retention: Insurance and Assurance

SalesGravy

Once a solid relationship is in place, ask your client to introduce you to colleagues at other, non-competing companies. Use the occasion as a business development opportunity, while at the same time allowing your client to brag a little about how

Insurance Sales: Three Rebuttals to Common Objections

SalesGravy

You see, objections are objections are objections. Prospects and clients have been using the same ones for years because they work to blow off 80% of your competition. But once you start using these rebuttals, you'll find a way to get past them and

3 Ways to Put Potential Clients at Ease

Tom Hopkins

Financial Services financial services financial services training how to sell how to sell insurance insurance sales selling financial services selling insuranceTo grow a successful business, it’s important to learn to put potential clients at ease.

Sales Insurance Policies For Your Time, Ability, and Closing Your Next Deal

SalesGravy

We all take measures to make sure our homes, cars, lives, jewelry, and even appliances are insured, and if we pay money to insure those items in our life, what would it be worth to you if you could have insurance on your time, your ability to persist

Sales CRM for Small Businesses with BIG Ambition

Velocify

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Taking the lead with lead quality insights

Velocify

Insurance Lead Management Mortgage Sales AutomationNot all leads are equal, but too often we treat them that way. This new infographic, based on recent Leads360 research , sheds light on attributes that make one lead more likely than the next to convert. How significant are the findings?

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Putting lead scoring to work for sales

Velocify

Education Insurance Lead Management Mortgage Sales Automation big data lead assignment lead distribution lead management CRM lead management software lead scoring sales 2.0 Just like a judge on Dancing with the Stars, sales reps all interpret lead quality differently.

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Study reveals suprising attributes of higher quality leads

Velocify

Today we’re sharing a gold mine of valuable insight on what makes for a higher quality lead in insurance, mortgage and education. Education Insurance Lead Management Mortgage Uncategorized analytics conversion lead attributes Lead Quality lead scoring quality leads

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The Foundation of a Financial Services Career

Tom Hopkins

Financial Services attitude motivation selling insurance selling skills Tom Hopkins tom hopkins sales training The foundation of your financial services career includes your attitude, enthusiasm and goals.

Financial Services Selling Skills – Guidelines for Asking Questions

Tom Hopkins

Financial Services asking for the business financial services insurance questioning strategies sales closing sales skills selling skills talking with clientsThree Guidelines for Asking Questions Because asking good questions is such an integral part of good selling I’ve given the matter a lot of study and thought over the years. I’ve boiled down all that knowledge into three basic guidelines. Guideline #1. Establish a bond before you attempt to control the process with questions.

How Financial Professionals Can Take Their LinkedIn Profile to the Next Level

Hyper-Connected Selling

The image of the small town insurance agent who knows everyone (and everyone’s business) is deeply ingrained into our minds. Customers can buy insurance policies and stocks online – without ever talking to a live person. Update December 2018.

Trouble Growing Sales? Solution #2: No More Bad Prospects

Anthony Cole Training

First with Nautilus Exercise Equipment, then in the insurance business and for the last 23 years with Anthony Cole Training Group. I’ve been working on growing sales for over 30 years.

10 Boston Companies with Amazing Perks and Benefits

CloserIQ

Some companies will even offer health insurance for your pet and cover your gym membership, among other cool perks. Circle doesn’t shirk when it comes to health insurance. Life insurance is also available. They even offer health insurance for your pet!

The Craziest, Most Unusual Sales Selection Criteria and What Really Works

Understanding the Sales Force

Life insurance, where turnover can run as high as 90%, is a perfect example of this. Insurance industry executives say that it's perfectly normal. However, outside of the insurance industry, most executives will try just about any remedy to stop the discomfort.

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Is it an Expense or an Investment?

Anthony Cole Training

I just returned from the 2016 Bank Insurance and Securities Association annual convention. As always, it is a great event where competitors come together to discuss processes and strategies to deal with the challenges of growing financial institution-owned investment (broker) programs.

7 Secrets of Success in Sales

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Jamie Thomas, Vice President Talent Acquisition for Combined Insurance. Issue Date: 2015-07-31. Teaser: Building a successful sales career is challenging, but it can also be interesting and satisfying.

Charting a Path to Strategic Alignment

Sales Benchmark Index

Keith Cox is vice president, Americas, at UPS Capital, a UPS company focused on providing finance and insurance to businesses with physical supply chains.

Do You Even Qualify to Be Called a Salesperson?

The Sales Hunter

I got into sales only because I couldn’t afford car insurance due to my driving record, and I took a sales job purely because they offered me a […]. I’m proud to be in sales. In fact, I’m not just proud — I’m very proud. But I admit that wasn’t the case early in my career. Blog Professional Selling Skills Prospecting prospecting sales salesperson

The REALLY BIG Upselling Sales Mistake

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Insurance Non-Health – The agent wants all the insurance and provides a solution including insurance not requested by the prospect.

What the Numbers Tell Us about Salesperson Readiness

Anthony Cole Training

We recently delivered a webinar specifically for one of our clients – BISA (Bank Insurance and Securities Association).

Onboarding: One Key to Successful Hiring

Anthony Cole Training

We specialize in financial services, banking and insurance. In January, we launched Hire Better Salespeople. It is the recruiting business solution to help companies profile, attract, screen, evaluate, hire and on –board “A” sales talent.

Why Sales Managers Need to Look at More Than the Numbers

Janek Performance Group

Numbers and analytics through data mining and mass market research can project when someone is likely to buy a car or seek various types of insurance. From professional sports to retail marketing research, our society is one increasingly driven by data.

What To Do To Make Yourself OUTSTANDING!

MTD Sales Training

We had a call from a company recently, trying to sell us business insurance. They had cold-called our support team and wanted to know if we already had business insurance for various aspects of our company.

When You Are in the Hot Seat

Anne Miller

Your first best success insurance policy is to anticipate likely tough questions and practice appropriate answers in. Answering questions under pressure can be very unnerving. Think Mark Zuckerberg at the Senate Hearings a couple of weeks ago.)

7 Steps To Selling To Clients Who Are Indecisive- Video Blog

MTD Sales Training

How do we insure that we are. [[ This is a content summary only. For a prospect making a decision to buy means taking the risk of a competitor coming by soon after with a better proposal that is a better fit to the prospects situation. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. Sales Tips closing the sale indecisive clients selling skills

We See the Writing on the Wall; We Know It’s Coming; and We Still Stand Still

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Look at the insurance industry. The big insurance firms are selling direct, taking the premiums and then handing off the actual work of servicing the customer to the agents for nothing or next to nothing.

Episode #073: How to Stand Out with Womba Munguya

Jeff Shore

When you work in a field, where what you sell is a commodity – like insurance – what separates you from your competitor? 10:31] Salesperson or Insurance salesperson? [16:48] American Family Insurance.

Successful sales people – personality attributes

Sales Training Connection

“ Recently we received a blog post that adds to that story – posted by the Business Insurance Quotes blog. Successful sales people. Some time ago we published a blog, Who are the new sales reps?

Eyes On the Prize

Sales and Marketing Management

Insurance giant Aflac follows these four guidelines as it builds and refines a wide variety of incentives, contests and prizes to capture the attention of a sales force more than 60,000 strong. Issue Date: 2013-06-03. Author: Tom Giddens.

The Selling Power of “What If?”

Pipeliner

It was the New York Life Insurance Company that hired me, and I never had any doubts that life insurance was a necessary product. During my three years as a life insurance salesman, my phone rang exactly twice.

3 Common Scenarios that Make Your Customer the Sales Person

Jeff Shore

Scenario #1: You sell life insurance. You are having a conversation with a friend in a social setting, and the talk turns to your friend’s insurance coverage. By Jeff Shore. ?. ?I

Executive Coaching Helps New Leaders Succeed

Steven Rosen

I provide executive coaching for leaders in their first 90 days as both an insurance policy and a way of doubling down on your investment. Executive Coaching Helps Provide Insurance. Providing them access to an executive coach in their first 90 days is like buying an insurance policy.

Happy Gibberish Day!

Sales 2.0

GE Insurance). Hi John, This is Nigel calling from Sales Software 2.0. We’ve created a unique AI solution that works with big data at a systems level to suggest the best methodology to use in your cloud CRM. We do this by using distributed geometric parallel processing.

Stupid, Damn Sales Scripts @#$%&?!!!

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When we were discussing shipping the phone to my home address, she asked me “Do you want the device insured?” So I asked “Why should I insure the phone? Doesn’t Verizon pay for insurance shipping? Her response was “Do you want the device insured?”