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Internet Forums & Insurance Agents | Social Media 101

Internet Forums & Insurance Agents | Social Media 101

April 16, 2020

 

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Discover the power of forums. We unpack it all, how to get started, what you should post, etiquette rules, and more!

 

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33 Facebook Stats That Matter to Marketers in 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook Groups

Forum Etiquette

How to Get the Best Responses in Online Forums

Online Etiquette: 6 Rules For Making A Great Virtual Impression

Social Media Etiquette for Business Owners: 25 Do’s & Don’ts

The Rules of Netiquette for Business Networking

Why online etiquette matters -- and why IT leaders should care

 

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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!

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!

 

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Guiding Your Agency Through COVID-19

The COVID-19 virus has effectively changed the way the United States operates for the foreseeable future. With business closures and travel restrictions, the potential to harm small businesses like insurance agencies is obvious and potentially devastating. But, with the right combination of planning and flexibility — and a dash of help from your friendly FMO — it doesn’t have to derail your agency’s productivity.

How to Successfully Set SMART Goals

Setting goals is great way to keep your business on track with a clear path ahead. We recommend setting goals at the beginning of each plan year to help you flourish in the year to come.

Ritter and Carrier Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 virus has effectively changed the way the United States operates for the foreseeable future. A compilation of information from the carriers Ritter supports regarding their capacity to continue operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

What Agents Can’t Say During Medicare Sales Appointments

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have some strict rules on what agents can and cannot say during Medicare sales appointments, but pulling them out of the dense Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines (MCMG) can be tough and time-consuming. Here are some examples to help simplify things!

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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How to Know If Your Facebook Page Is Successful | Social Media 101

How to Know If Your Facebook Page Is Successful | Social Media 101

December 19, 2019

 

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Improve your Facebook marketing strategy. Learn how to read the data collected from your Facebook business page and start using it to grow your brand.

 

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Build Your Brand with Community Involvement

Connect with your local community and grow your insurance business at the same time! Use our helpful tips to get started.

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How Selling Insurance Helps Give Back

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

Top 5 Photo Editing Apps | Agent Apps

Not sure which photo editing app is right for you, or your insurance business? In this episode, we've got our top five photo editing apps, plus five simple tips to taking better photos.

 

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Creating a Facebook Page for Your Insurance Business | Social Media 101

Creating a Facebook Page for Your Insurance Business | Social Media 101

December 17, 2019

 

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Need to learn how to create a Facebook page for your insurance business? We’ve got you covered! Find out how simple it can be to get your page up and running!

 

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33 Facebook Stats That Matter to Marketers in 2020

 

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LinkedIn Groups | Social Media 101

LinkedIn Groups | Social Media 101

September 19, 2019

 

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Learn how to use LinkedIn Groups to target your audience and build connections! Get ready to join a group and join the conversation.

 

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Ritter’s Insurance Agents Questions and Answers Group on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/4136884

 

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Posting on LinkedIn | Social Media 101

Posting on LinkedIn | Social Media 101

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Show your LinkedIn connections that you’re an industry expert. We’ve got the best practices for publishing posts and sharing articles.

 

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