Has your sales floor replaced the hum of the phone for the hum of keyboard clicks? In a recent GSA Business Development blog, the U.K.-based author laments, "I often hear statements such as ‘We should never call on a Friday afternoon' or … ‘August is a bad time since people are away.' If I had a pound for every time I've heard those comments over the past 17 years, I probably wouldn't need to run my business. I could retire on these earnings."
As we move into 2020, it's a great idea to make a resolution to check your insurance policies. First, take out your car, home and personal items policies. Start with an inventory of what you have and check for two things on your Home Insurance:
Using an inbound vendor for your marketing is not always going to generate the same results. One of the biggest mistakes I see agencies make is how they follow up with their inbound calls and leads. If you’ll apply the following foolproof secrets, not only will you close a lot more sales from your leads, but you’ll also do it in less time and your margins will be higher because you’ll be selling your product or service from a position of respected authority.
Fall is upon us, and Winter is on its way which means it's the perfect time for some building and property maintenance to help you ease your business or home into cooler weather, and whatever nature throws your way. Here are some tips to add to your maintenance list this Fall that may help improve safety of you and yours..
As summer vacations wind down, and kids across the country go back to school, it’s time for new school clothes, shoes, backpacks, and all those supplies. Whether your child is anxious to be back or dreading every minute of it, it’s always best to be prepared. Here are a few back to school tips to help you and your children get the school year started off on the right foot.
Insurance is a huge industry, and one that gets some of the most search requests online. Most agency owners and entrepreneurs start their agency with a bunch of ideas and energy. But the agency owner usually has one focus on why they got into insurance, usually a personal connection that helped them make the leap.
With beautiful sunny days, fireworks, backyard barbecues and exotic vacations, summer is synonymous with fun and relaxation.
Every 4th of July, Americans across the country observe our nation’s independence, celebrating with water activities, barbecues with family and friends, and at nightfall, we look on in wonder as fireworks explode in colors high over our heads.
When working with a lead, either an online lead or an inbound phone call, it's important to know these 7 key parts to increase your success in both quoting and closing new business. The leads your team fights over are the great ones. Great leads have the power to supercharge your team, and help get the energy back in their sales process. What is it, though, that makes a lead great? I believe there are seven keys to use for any lead that enters the funnel. A lot of what follows may seem basic, but we know that it is the basics that win in the long run.