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Why Taking it Slow is Good for Business

Why Taking it Slow is Good for Business

April 9, 2020

 

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It’s not easy building your insurance business. But it’s also not a race! Listen to learn why taking it slow is a great strategy for insurance agents!

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

16 Stats That Prove You Should Put Your Clients First

Avoid Burnout Before You’re Already Burned Out

Do’s and Don’ts of Medicare Compliance

How To Prevent Burnout – 13 Signs You’re On The Edge

How to Recruit Insurance Agents to Your Downline

 

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Guiding Your Agency Through COVID-19

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More People Working Past Age 65: What It Means for Agents Selling Medicare Plans

For agents selling Medicare plans, the stereotypical prospect has been someone with graying hair, approaching the age of 65 or already past it, and retired. There have always been those who don’t fit this stereotype; however, lately, you’ve probably noticed more of them.

 

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The Value of Staying in Touch with Clients

The Value of Staying in Touch with Clients

April 7, 2020

 

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Why is client retention so important for insurance agents? How do you know where to start? We talk about the why and give you some practical tips to help you retain your Medicare clients.

 

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8 Best Survey Tools: Create Awesome Surveys For Free!

How to Follow Up with Medicare Clients Compliantly

Humana’s 3-30-60-90 Guide

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The Ritter Platform Launches 3 New Tools and Shared Client Records

Why Client Retention Should Be Your Top Priority

 

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Guiding Your Agency Through COVID-19

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April 3, 2020 | The Friday Five

April 3, 2020 | The Friday Five

April 3, 2020

 

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The Friday Five for April 3, 2020:

  • Some Good News
  • CARES Act Stimulus Checks
  • Mental Health Minute
  • Brothers Cuomo and Mom’s Sauce
  • Girl Scouts Cookie Care

 

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Girl Scouts Cookie Care – Buy or Donate Cookies 🍪

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How to make your own yeast for baking

Social Security recipients who don’t usually file tax returns will automatically get $1,200 payments, Treasury says in reversal

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Some Good News (Twitter)

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Stop Trying to Be Productive

Unsifted – The Bread Lab at Washington State University

When will you get your stimulus cash, and how?

 

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More People Working Past Age 65: What It Means for Agents Selling Medicare Plans

For agents selling Medicare plans, the stereotypical prospect has been someone with graying hair, approaching the age of 65 or already past it, and retired. There have always been those who don’t fit this stereotype; however, lately, you’ve probably noticed more of them.

 

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Q&A with Craig Ritter | State of the Senior Market 2020

Q&A with Craig Ritter | State of the Senior Market 2020

April 2, 2020

 

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Craig Ritter answers your questions! Ritter Insurance Marketing President, Craig Ritter recently sat down to answer questions from his 2020 State of the Senior Market series. He also addressed agent questions about how COVID-19 will affect their insurance business moving forward. This can’t-miss episode is full of timely information for insurance agents selling Medicare!   

 

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5 Tips for Creating Your Own Personal Brand

5 Tips for Creating Your Own Personal Brand

March 31, 2020

 

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Branding yourself sets your insurance business apart from the competition. Check out our tips before you begin developing your personal brand.

 

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