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April 30, 2021 | The Friday Five

April 30, 2021 | The Friday Five

April 30, 2021

 

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The Friday Five for April 30, 2021:

  • CDC Updates Guidance on Outdoor Masking
  • Networking During a Pandemic
  • Modern Marketing Basics
  • Ritter's State of the Senior Market 2021
  • Spotify Announces Podcast Subscriptions

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

4 Ways to Effectively Network Today

6 Modern Marketing Basics That New Business Owners Must Prioritize

CDC says many American can now go outside without a mask

C.D.C. Eases Outdoor Mask Guidance for Vaccinated Americans

Everything Coming to Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu & Amazon Prime video in May 2021

How to Better Market Yourself

How to Market Yourself Effectively

Netflix’s new ‘Play Something’ shuffle feature is here to solve your movie night indecision

Register for Ritter’s State of the Senior Market 2021

The podcast paywall wars have arrived

 

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April 23, 2021 | The Friday Five

The Friday Five for April 23, 2021: National Take Chance Day, AHIP Training Update, Kaiser Family Foundation Medicare Prescription Drug Study, Embracing Lillördag for Mental Wellness, and Apple Podcasts New Features.

5 Tips for Creating Your Personal Brand

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

Why It’s Time to Take a More Relaxed Approach to Insurance Sales

Is the hard sell making it harder for you to sell insurance? High-pressure tactics don't work like they used to. Find out what you can do differently and still make the sale.

 

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Superfood Snack Hacks: Healthy Cauliflower Recipes

Cauliflower has many health benefits, but one of its strengths is how easy it is to add to your diet. Here are a few healthy cauliflower recipes that you'll love!

The Hidden Health Benefits of Bowling

Bowling isn't often thought of as a fitness option, but there are a surprising number of ways bowling can benefit your health and make you fitter and happier!

What is the Medicare Part B Premium Giveback?

Medicare is affordable health care coverage for many, but some Medicare Advantage plans have what's called a Medicare Part B Premium Giveback. What does that mean for you?

 

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Prospecting for Clients for Dental, Vision, and Hearing Insurance Sales

If you’re considering selling dental, vision, and hearing (DVH) plans, where would you find leads? You might be surprised to learn that your DVH prospects could already be in your Medicare book of business!

How to Help Your Clients Get the Most Out of Their Medicare Advantage Plans

As an agent, you want to make sure your clients are getting the most out of their coverage. This means informing them of all the benefits their plans offer.

Medicare Isn't Just for Seniors: Selling to the Under-65 Market

Although many agents and insurers market Medicare toward senior citizens, they aren’t the only people covered by this government program. In fact, more than eight million Medicare recipients are under the age of 65.

 

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The Pros and Cons of Selling Insurance

The Pros and Cons of Selling Insurance

April 29, 2021

 

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Becoming an insurance agent is a big decision. If you're thinking about joining the insurance industry, this is the episode for you! We weigh the pros and cons of selling insurance, so you'll have a better idea of what you're getting yourself into before you take that leap.

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

Agent Survival Kits: Beginners or Experts

4 Perks of Being a Part-Time Insurance Agent

17 Pros and Cons of Selling Insurance

21 Pros and Cons of Selling Insurance

Building Client Loyalty: More than Just a Plan

Four Reasons Why Ritter Should Be Your FMO Insurance Agency

Getting Started in Insurance Sales

Medicareful by Ritter Insurance Marketing

Ritter Insurance Marketing

Ritter’s Medicare Quote Engine

 

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4 Perks of Being a Part-Time Insurance Agent

Thinking about joining the ranks of agents selling Medicare for a living? Not really sure if becoming a senior health insurance agent is the right career path for you? We get it! What if you could give it a practice run before giving up your full-time job? In this episode of the ASG Podcast, we discuss the benefits of starting out as a part-time insurance agent.

4 Reasons Why Ritter Should Be Your FMO Insurance Agency

Looking for an FMO? Not sure what a field marketing organization like Ritter Insurance Marketing can do for your insurance business? Learn everything you need to know in this can’t-miss episode of the ASG Podcast!

5 Myths About Selling Medicare… Debunked!

If you’re on the fence about selling Medicare, this episode is for you! Don’t let these myths hold you back from selling Medicare! The senior health insurance market is booming — and there’s plenty of room for more agents… like you!

FAQs About Working with Ritter Insurance Marketing

Have questions about partnering with Ritter Insurance Marketing? Not sure what a field marketing organization is, or how joining one can help your insurance business? Curious about lead programs, CE credits, and other opportunities FMOs like Ritter have to offer? We talk with our sales team to answer common questions about working with FMOs and more!

What an FMO Can Do For Your Business

Why work with an FMO? What is a Field Marketing Organization? If you've been on the fence about joining an FMO, this can't-miss episode is for you!

Why Now is the Time to Start Selling Insurance

Out of all the insurances out there... why sell health insurance? We highlight four reasons to come down from the fence and over to the side of Medicare sales.

 

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Seasonal Picks: 3 Foods You Should Try This Spring

After a tough winter, we’re finally starting to see green, and with spring, comes a whole crop of seasonal foods that you should try!

Should I Wear Shoes Inside My House?

For years, a great debate has raged about whether you should wear shoes inside the house or not. Some say it's a hygiene risk, while others say it's no big deal. Who's right?

What to Do After Getting the COVID Vaccine

You've gotten your second shot of the COVID vaccine. What are some things that are important to do after you've gotten the COVID vaccine?

 

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Important 2022 AHIP Certification Training Updates You Should Know

The 2022 AHIP Medicare training season starts on June 21, 2021. Before you begin to complete this obligation, there are changes to the Marketing Medicare Advantage and Fraud, Waste and Abuse training that you need to be aware of.

The Basics of Selling Insurance from Home

Your client base is in a different state, your country’s fighting a pandemic, or you just like working from home. Whatever the reason, you want to start running your insurance business remotely.

Discover the Details of Fraternal Benefit Society

Within the world of insurance there are fraternal benefit societies. If you’re not familiar with these groups, there are untapped benefits for you and your clients that go way beyond insurance coverage and commissions!

 

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Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Great Insurance Agent?

Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Great Insurance Agent?

April 27, 2021

 

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Searching for a new career? Get the details on becoming an insurance agent and learn why the industry could be your next career move!

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

7 Habits of Highly Effective Insurance Agents

Methods to Boost Your Medicare Business

Selling Medicare Products – Why It’s Definitely Worth Your While

Why Taking It Slow is Good for Business

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Getting Started in Insurance Sales

 

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How Much Can Insurance Agents Make Selling Medicare?

Want to know how much money insurance agents can make selling Medicare? We talk commissions to give you a better idea of how lucrative expanding your portfolio into the senior market can be.

How Selling Insurance Helps Give Back

In the insurance industry, there's plenty of opportunities to give back. Discover how agents make a difference in their communities every day, and how you can, too!

Ready to Join an FMO? 10 Things to Consider

Thinking about partnering with an FMO? Wondering how you can tell the good from the bad? Our top 10 list outlines what you need to know before you partner with a field marketing organization.

Why College Grads Are Choosing to Become Insurance Agents

Graduating college soon? Looking for a career change? Becoming an independent insurance agent can give you the flexibility and financial stability you're looking for!

Why Now is the Time to Start Selling Insurance

Out of all the insurances out there... why sell health insurance?  We highlight four reasons to come down from the fence and over to the side of Medicare sales.

 

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3 Fun Ways to Boost Your Cooking Creativity

Want to take your home cooking to the next level, but don't know how? Here are three challenges that will boost your kitchen creativity and give you hands-on lessons that are fun and inspiring.

What is the Medicare Part B Premium Giveback?

Medicare is affordable health care coverage for many, but some Medicare Advantage plans have what's called a Medicare Part B Premium Giveback. What does that mean for you?

What to Do After Getting the COVID Vaccine

You've gotten your second shot of the COVID vaccine (or first if it was Johnson & Johnson). What are some things that are important to do after you've gotten the COVID vaccine?

 

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Important 2022 AHIP Certification Training Updates You Should Know

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The Basics of Selling Insurance from Home

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Discover the Details of Fraternal Benefit Society

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April 23, 2021 | The Friday Five

April 23, 2021 | The Friday Five

April 26, 2021

 

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The Friday Five for April 23, 2021:

  • National Take Chance Day
  • AHIP Training Update
  • Kaiser Family Foundation Medicare Prescription Drug Study
  • Embracing Lillördag for Mental Wellness
  • Apple Podcasts New Features
 
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5 Tips for Creating Your Own Personal Brand

AHIP Marketing MA + FWA Training Site

Apple Podcasts

Apple Podcasts launches in-app subscriptions

How to Recruit Insurance Agents to Your Downline

Relatively Few Drugs Account for a Large Share of Medicare Prescription Drug Spending

Should You Hire an Assistant for Your Insurance Business?

Sinus-Clearing Foods That’ll Blast The Snot Right Out Of You

Starting Your Own Insurance Agency featuring Craig Ritter and Dave Dietz

Steal the Swedish Secret of ‘Lillördag’ for a Happier Workweek

What is ‘hygge’? Get to know Denmark’s secret to happiness – and how Americans can cultivate it

 

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April 16, 2021 | The Friday Five

The Friday Five for April 16, 2021: FWA and COVID-19, CMS proposals and Biden's health agenda, potential vaccine for all coronaviruses, identifying your “natural market”, and what exactly is an NFT?

9 Tips to Submitting an Error-Free Application

Avoid commissions and coverage delays on your Medicare applications! The secret? Writing clean applications that won’t get flagged during the submissions process – and we’ve done the research for you! Use the 9 helpful tips we outline in this episode to start writing cleaner applications!

How to Follow Up with Medicare Clients Compliantly

Think your job as an agent is complete after the sale? Not so fast. We whole-heartedly believe that the fortune is found in the follow-up! If you’re not sure how to follow up with your clients, listening to this episode is a great place to start.

Ways to Get Medicare Leads

How do insurance agents get Medicare leads? Find out in this episode of our ASG Podcast. We outline the best practices to help you stay compliant.

Why It’s Time to Take a More Relaxed Approach to Insurance Sales

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Does Medicare Cover MRIs & Other Scans?

Getting a diagnostic scan can be important to uncovering a condition or illness. Fortunately, Medicare can help make X-rays, MRIs, and other scans more affordable. Here's what your Medicare coverage of scans may look like and what costs you may have.

Finding Relief from Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies are a problem that millions of Americans deal with each year. If you’re someone who suffers from them, you’ve got options for seeking relief!

Using Garlic in Your Cooking

Garlic is one of those ingredients that is omnipresent in most cuisines of the world. Why is it so popular, and how can you go about cooking with garlic?

 

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Important 2022 AHIP Certification Training Updates You Should Know

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The Key to Accessing High-Cost Care

The Key to Accessing High-Cost Care

April 22, 2021

 

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Are your clients prepared for the cost of care in a nursing home? Find out how a Short-Term Care insurance plan can help them manage their costs.

 

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A Quick Guide to Cross-Selling Ancillary Insurance with Medicare Products

Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2020

How Much Care Will You Need?

 

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4 Ancillary Cross-Sales to Show Clients You Care

Ready to get started cross-selling? What products can you cross-sell with Medicare? Build up your insurance portfolio with our list of must-have ancillary products!

4 Out-of-the-Box Long-Term Care Insurance Solutions

Traditional isn't the only way to go when it comes to Long-Term Care insurance for your clients. We've got four non-traditional LTC solutions that just might do the trick.

Short-Term Care Insurance: A Top LTCi Alternative for Clients

Think Long-Term Care insurance is your client’s only option? Explore Short-Term Care Insurance and its benefits.

 

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Dishes to Impress Your Friends: Beef Wellington

If you're looking for a show-stopping, mouthwatering recipe, look no further than our Beef Wellington dinner that will be certain to wow your loved ones!

The Benefits of Unplugging

Our lives have become even more connected to the digital world, and for good reason. But, there are benefits to unplugging sometimes.

What to Do After Getting the COVID Vaccine

You've gotten your second shot of the COVID vaccine (or first if it was Johnson & Johnson). What are some things that are important to do after you've gotten the COVID vaccine?

 

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