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 .

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.

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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.

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.

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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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.

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Sales CRM for Small Businesses with BIG Ambition

Velocify

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

The REALLY BIG Upselling Sales Mistake

Increase Sales

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

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.

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).

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

The 5 Most Highly Paid Sales Jobs of 2017

Hubspot Sales

Insurance sales agents - $49,990. 5) Insurance sales agents - $49,990. Insurance salespeople sell -- you guessed it -- one or more types of insurance. They must also be licensed to sell insurance in the states where they work.

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.

The ONE Secret to Selling More

Anthony Cole Training

Prior to that, I was an insurance wholesaler, an insurance agent, a Nautilus Regional Sales Manager, a Nautilus Regional Sales Rep and collegiate athletic coach. I’ve been in the sales and sales management consulting business for 21 years.

7 Secrets of Success in Sales

Sales and Marketing

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.

Top Sales Leaders Obsess About What Matters Most

Velocify

To further differentiate, Plymouth Rock provides immediate quotes in a market where other companies first get the requisite info and then call later with an insurance quote. Eat That Frog! ,

Sustainable Sales Success Tip #10 - Be The Best You Can Be

Increase Sales

One member, Marti Masterson of Masterson Alliance (independent insurance agency) shared this simple thought: Be the best you can be!

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

Increase Sales

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.

THE Secret – Just One Secret To Getting Sales People To Sell More

Anthony Cole Training

Prior to that, I was an insurance wholesaler, an insurance agent, a Nautilus Regional Sales Manager, a Nautilus Regional Sales Rep and collegiate athletic coach. I’ve been in the sales and sales management consulting business for 21 years.

How Sales Coaching Improves Novice Salespeople

Increase Sales

Sales coaching is the simplest solution to insuring the success of those new to sales. Maybe it is just me, but there appears to be an onslaught of novice salespeople. And this also means a lot of unnecessary sales mistakes.

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?

Are You the Hare or the Tortoise in Your Marketing Approach?

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” My last words to him were: “I have insurance with people I already know and trust.” Do you remember the Hare and the Tortoise fable? This little story exemplifies the marketing approach embraced by many small businesses.

Medical sales – there is no back to the future

Sales Training Connection

At a business level more and more doctors are becoming hospital employees, hospitals are merging with other hospitals and then merging again to form super regionals and not to be left out – insurance giants are looking to acquire other insurance giants. MedTech Sales.

7 Email Templates That Can Save You 520 Hours Per Year

Hubspot Sales

I don’t have these healthcare providers established yet, so I’ll need someone who covers my insurance. Please use the following steps to find a doctor who accepts my coverage: Look up doctors www.findadoctor.bluecrossma.com who accept my insurance - [insert insurance provider].

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

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

Success and Risk Taking - Are Your People Failing Enough?

Anthony Cole Training

Doug: Doug had been working on an insurance account in eastern Pennsylvania. Doug was attempting to take the account over from one of the 'BIG 3" national insurance brokers. Give me a chance to work on some aspect of your insurance needs.

What is the Toughest Thing About Sales?

Anthony Cole Training

I was in my second year of my insurance career with National Life of Vermont. I didn''t stay in the insurance business for 30 years. Prospecting, prospecting, prospecting. I may have shared this story in the past, if so, I apologize. But it''s a very good story.

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

The Should Be Most Feared "C" Word in Sales

Increase Sales

Insurance agents. Ask any salesperson about his or her most feared “C” word in sales and you may hear competitor or even cost. Salespeople are so focused their competition they ignore this “C” word and consequently fail to understand the ramifications within this word.

Lunch and Learn - 12 Sales Lessons from Rich Ambrose

Anthony Cole Training

In 1987, when I entered the life insurance business with David Zimmerman at National Life of Vermont, I learned that selling life insurance was truly "selling" and my experience with Nautilus had been merely "order-taking".