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Bracing Ourselves for 2017: An outlook on insurance market trends

Bracing Ourselves for 2017: An outlook on insurance market trends

As a new president soon takes office, the healthcare industry continues to speculate on what is to come in 2017. Media outlets have been buzzing with predictions on the transition from Obamacare to Trumpcare, debating what new leadership will mean for existing legislation.


Jan 5, 2017

3 Digital Marketing Tactics Your Insurance Agency Hasn’t Considered

3 Digital Marketing Tactics Your Insurance Agency Hasn’t Considered

For marketing campaigns to be successful, insurance agencies need to employ targeted tactics for attracting viable leads. Traditional marketing can be hugely expensive and too broad-reaching to engage the right prospects.


Dec 22, 2016

How to Optimize Your Insurance Agency Website for Lead Conversion

How to Optimize Your Insurance Agency Website for Lead Conversion

Are you getting the most out of your agency’s website? Your website can be a powerful marketing investment to attract prospects and generate leads, but it can also represent sunk costs if prospects can’t find you or don’t know how to interact with you.


Nov 28, 2016

Why Health Agencies are Pivoting to Medicare

Why Health Agencies are Pivoting to Medicare

Over the past four years, the insurance industry has undergone major shifts from the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Insurance carriers—like Aetna and UnitedHealth Group—are opting out of the ACA marketplace in a number of states, citing financial losses.


Nov 15, 2016

Obamacare to Trumpcare: The Good, the Bad, and the Future

Obamacare to Trumpcare: The Good, the Bad, and the Future

Throughout this election season, conversations have swirled around how the next president will change healthcare in the United States. What happens to the Affordable Care Act with a new leader in the White House? As President-elect Donald Trump takes office…


Nov 10, 2016

4 Tips to Stay Compliant During AEP

4 Tips to Stay Compliant During AEP

As the annual election period (AEP) continues, it’s imperative the regulations established by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for 2017 are thoroughly understood. After all, your bottom line is meaningless if it’s not compliant.


Nov 1, 2016

How to Avoid Cold-Call Pitfalls and Increase Close Rates

How to Avoid Cold-Call Pitfalls and Increase Close Rates

Many agents start their careers with a phone and an empty desk—smiling and dialing their way through a list of cold-call contacts. How many times have you or one of your staff members spent hours cold-calling, only to be rejected by consumers…


Oct 14, 2016

3 Digital Marketing Tactics to Maximize Open Enrollment for Insurance Agencies

3 Digital Marketing Tactics to Maximize Open Enrollment for Insurance Agencies

Open enrollment is the most hectic time of the year for health insurance agents. So how does one cut through the noise and efficiently market their brand to shore up sales during this period? Below are three digital marketing tactics aimed at reaching…


Oct 13, 2016

The Healthcare Exodus - Are You Ready?

The Healthcare Exodus - Are You Ready?

In April, UnitedHealthcare announced its plan to exit 26 of its 34 healthcare exchanges beginning in 2017. To many, this didn’t come as a surprise, as the insurer had been warning since late last year that the exchanges were a risky investment.


Sep 15, 2016

5 Tips to Increase Lead Conversion for Insurance Agencies

5 Tips to Increase Lead Conversion for Insurance Agencies

Efficiency drives business. Without a system in place that allows and nurtures efficiency, a business is going to spend excess time on tasks that should be routinely, or in some cases, automatically done. A system that is inefficient is also a system that results in a loss of opportunity in sales and unnecessary operating expense.


Sep 14, 2016

Outbound Lead Management and Dialer Strategies for Insurance Agencies

Outbound Lead Management and Dialer Strategies for Insurance Agencies

Efficient management of leads, whether inbound or outbound, is key to maximizing your agency’s multi-channel distribution model. In part one of the series, we discussed inbound leads and team member profiles. Here, we dive into effective lead management and outbound (dialer) strategies to help your agency maximize close rates.


Sep 14, 2016

AgentCubed Enhances Solution through Integration with IVAN’S Download

AgentCubed Enhances Solution through Integration with IVAN’S Download

Boise, Idaho – AgentCubed, a leading provider of Insurance Agency software, is pleased to announce the integration of IVANS Download into its insurance software solution.  The integration, which was released in May of 2016, provides an automated approach for agencies…


Sep 12, 2016

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