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Insurance - Any advice on how to obtain new insurance clients? Advice appreciated

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Insurance - Any advice on how to obtain new insurance clients? Advice appreciated

Hey Everyone!

So my best friend, recently started as an insurance agent for Cars & housing, and is struggling with obtaining new clients. He currently works in a brokerage, and receives commission from bringing in new business. He is located in BC, so he has to deal with ICBC ...

As many of you have insurance, what is some advice you would give him, on how to generate a clients and customers?

Thank you so much! I appreciate it! Any advice is appreciated! Just wanted to know your opinions =)
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Feb 18, 2012
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It’s all about $, every year i go around and get quotes and just go with the best deal.
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Home and Auto is already a lot easier than Life insurance.

Given client shops every year, so it is endless of opportunities.

Talk to his friends and family about his new career and tell them you can give them a free quote just to see if you can potential save them money. Use the tone that this is for their own benefit and not helping youself, if not it will sounds like you are trying to sell them insurance.

Do you have any friends that's in Real Estate or work in dealership as sales? Work with those people as their clients are the one who just bought new house and new car, so they will need insurance, this is a wild open opportunity.
Build good relationship with them and have them refer you customers, at the same time offer to do the same to refer them client if you know someone who is in the market for a new car or new home, to make them a win win business for both parties.

Good Luck.
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I hate when people solicit, if your a good reputable business, people should come to you. open an office, start advertising in the newspaper, in the local flyers, the yellow pages, or even do radio ads, this is how you get business. when you start sending messages to your friends and family to "offer" them insurance, they likely wont bite, and you will just be annoying your friends and family more and more, no body likes these kind of people who do these things.
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