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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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Mentioned in this episode:

 

How to Better Market Yourself

How to Recruit Insurance Agents to Your Downline

Unique Selling Point

Why Taking It Slow is Good for Business

 

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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.

The Best Software for Tracking Your Medicare Commissions

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Major Industry Trends | Ritter’s State of the Senior Market Episode 4

Major Industry Trends | Ritter’s State of the Senior Market Episode 4

March 29, 2020

 

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In our final episode, Craig discusses major industry trends in the current Medicare market. What does he think we'll see in Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D plans for AEP 2021? Craig also covers the increasing value in the senior market, more ad spend from carriers, and how you can grow your business, even as the market grows and evolves. You don't want to miss this installment!

 

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State of the Senior Market Podcast Episodes:

 

A Word from Our President, Craig Ritter | State of the Senior Market 2020

The Year in Review | State of the Senior Market 2020 Episode 1

Medicare Regulation & Legislation | State of the Senior Market 2020 Episode 2

Enrollment Stats for 2020 | State of the Senior Market 20202 Episode 3

Major Industry Trends | State of the Senior Market 2020 Episode 4

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

 

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Learn more about Medicareful

Medicareful Living Blog

Register with Ritter

Ritter Insurance Marketing Website

The Ritter Platform

 

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March 27, 2020 | The Friday Five

March 27, 2020 | The Friday Five

March 27, 2020

 

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The Friday Five for March 27, 2020:

  • The Coronavirus Stimulus Package
  • How to Help During COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Instagram debuts new feature
  • Zoom lets you video chat for free
  • New to streaming for April 2020

 

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5 Key Things in the $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Package

5 Ways to Help Your Community Combat Coronavirus (While Still Social Distancing)

Architect’s Virtual Capitol Tour

Everything Coming to Netflix, Disney+, Hulu & Amazon Prime Video in April

Gift cards, merchandise and to-go orders: Here’s how restaurants say customers should support them

How to Help and Where to Get Help During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Instagram has a new way for people isolated by coronavirus to connect: sharing posts via video chat

Instagram Launches New Co-Watching Feature to Help Users Connect Amid COVID-19 Lockdowns

Meigs’ Miniatures: The Story of the Tiny Doors in the U.S. Capitol

OUR VIEW: Help our small businesses stay afloat

Senate approves historic $2 trillion stimulus deal amid growing coronavirus fears

Senate Oks $2T coronavirus stimulus package in unanimous vote; House sets Friday vote

Senate Plans Vote on $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill After Sealing Bipartisan Deal

What You Need to Know About Using Zoom

 

 

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Enrollment Stats for 2020 | Ritter’s State of the Senior Market Episode 3

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Medicare Regulation & Legislation | Ritter’s State of the Senior Market Episode 2

Craig covers upcoming Medicare regulation and legislation insurance agents need to know about in 2020! Learn about the implications of MACRA, the 21st Century Cures Act, the 2021 Advance Notice, and more, and what it means for your insurance business.

The Year in Review | Ritter’s State of the Senior Market Episode 1

Craig highlights the milestones reached at Ritter Insurance Marketing in 2019. Production stats, Medicareful strides, Medicareful Living, changes to Agent Survival Guide, what’s coming in 2020 from Ritter, and more!

 

 

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What Agents Can’t Say During Medicare Sales Appointments

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Should You Hire an Assistant for Your Insurance Business?

Should You Hire an Assistant for Your Insurance Business?

March 26, 2020

 

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You're the agent who can do it all! But sometimes, you need a little help. How do you know when you've reached that point? When is it time to hire help for your insurance business?

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

5 Reasons You Should Hire an Intern – and 3 Reason You Shouldn’t

5 Things to Note Before Hiring an Assistant

Building Client Loyalty: More Than Just a Plan

Do You Need an Assistant, or Do You Just Have to Work Harder?

How to Hire a Virtual Assistant: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Outsourcing & Hiring Virtual Staff

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Official Ritter Insurance Marketing Website

Ritter’s Medicare Quote Engine

Stress Relief Tips to Get You Through AEP

The Ritter Platform

 

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Examining the Medicare Part B Premium

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Which products should a Medicare sales agent sell outside of the Annual Enrollment Period to keep earning commissions? We’ve got the top five additional plan types that should be a part of an agent’s portfolio during the... (read more)

Why Go About Your Business in an Ethical, Compliant Fashion?

We’ve already told you the many ways you can remain compliant as an insurance agent. In this article, we want to focus on the “why.” Why should you go about your business in an ethical, compliant... (read more)

 

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Should Insurance Agents Have Their Own Website?

Should Insurance Agents Have Their Own Website?

March 24, 2020

 

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To have a website, or to not have a website? Does my insurance business really need its own website? What would I use it for other than contact information? How do I get started? We answer all these questions and more in this must-listen episode of our Agent Survival Guide Podcast!

 

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10 Social Media Statistics You Need to Know in 2020

How to Better Market Yourself

Internet/Broadband Fact Sheet

Learn More About Medicareful

Social Media Marketing for Insurance Agents

The Ritter Platform Launches 3 New Tools & Shared Client Records

 

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Insurance Agents & CMS Compliance

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Social Media Privacy Tips for Insurance Agents

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Examining the Medicare Part B Premium Giveback

The standard monthly Part B premium cost for beneficiaries in 2020 is $144.60. Wouldn’t it be nice if your clients could get some of that money back? Good news, this is a possibility...(read more)

The Top 5 Products to Sell During Medicare's Lock-In Period

Which products should a Medicare sales agent sell outside of the Annual Enrollment Period to keep earning commissions? We’ve got the top five additional plan types that should be a part of an agent’s portfolio during the... (read more)

Why Go About Your Business in an Ethical, Compliant Fashion?

We’ve already told you the many ways you can remain compliant as an insurance agent. In this article, we want to focus on the “why.” Why should you go about your business in an ethical, compliant... (read more)

 

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