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Any Tips or Suggestions on Ways I Can Make Myself More Visible as an Insurance Professional?
Asked by Christina, Tracy, CA on Aug 22, 2017 • Tagged in Asking for Advice

Where do Small Business owners usually shop for Group Health Insurance plans? I currently get the majority of my business directly from small businesses who find me... (more)

    Marilyn Groom from Anderson Insurance Agency
    Ship Bottom Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Sorry, I'm not able to answer your question since, I only handle Person Lines of Property and Causality

Are Cold Calls Still Effective in This Day and Age of Technology for Hardware and Home Improvement Businesses?
Asked by John, Las Vegas, NV on Aug 15, 2017 • Tagged in Customer Acquisition
    Jason Halliday from The Causeway Family of Dealerships
    Ship Bottom Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, August 16, 2017

    Yeah, I agree with most people. Cold Calling doesn't really work these days. We do a lot with social media and online SEO marketing, that's whats normally brings our... (more)

How To Actually Generate Customers On Professional Networks: Part 2
Posted by Julbert, Kearny, NJ on Apr 03, 2017 • Tagged in Offline

Last week in part 1 of this post, we discussed how to set yourself up for success when you are using professional networks to gain customers. This week, we will... (more)

    Bill Madormo from Schooley Mitchell - Manahawkin, NJ
    Ship Bottom Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Posted on Friday, August 4, 2017

    Excellent article - I have several takeaways - My business model is quite simple and my challenges aregetting in front of decision makers.

Realtors and Brokers, What's An Affordable Lead Generation Program?
Asked by Hollie Ria, Rockledge, FL on May 07, 2017 • Tagged in Sales Tools

I am looking for an affordable lead gen tool to get new clients looking to buy or sell a home. Can anyone help?

    Donna Diorio from Donna DiOrio Berkshire Hathaway Zack Shore
    Ship Bottom Area • 6 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Tuesday, May 9, 2017

    There are so many that make promises of great lead returns. None prove results and if they do it takes years to come to fruition. Save your money and invest in... (more)

Advice On Liability Insurance?
Asked by Ara, Mississauga, ON on Mar 30, 2017 • Tagged in Insurance

I have this question before and not sure if it went through. Does anyone deal with liability insurance? I am interested and need it for what i do

    Bill Madormo from Schooley Mitchell - Manahawkin, NJ
    Ship Bottom Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, April 1, 2017

    If you still need help I can set you up with someone that does that

    Bill Madormo

    Schooley Mitchell

    xxx-xxx-xxxx

What Makes You Referable?
Asked by Kali, Glendale, CA on Feb 01, 2017 • Tagged in Offline
    Bill Madormo from Schooley Mitchell - Manahawkin, NJ
    Ship Bottom Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, February 9, 2017

    At Schooley Mitchell we average saving businesses of all sizes on their telecom and merchant services 28 percent. Been doing that since 1980 and it costs our clients... (more)

When It Comes To Buying A Home Who Should The Client Approach First? The Lender Or The Realtor?
Asked by Melissa, Austin, TX on Jan 18, 2017 • Tagged in Loan/Lending

Chicken or the egg...

Just want to see your thoughts!!

    Anamaria Del Valle from Elite Team Realty LLC
    Ship Bottom Area • 8 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Sunday, January 22, 2017

    i think the buyer should be in contact with both. Mortgage lender is important because without the pre approval they can not make an offer on a home. Without a... (more)

What's The Most Important Thing a Realtor Does For Their Clients? [market research]
Asked by Darren, Fairfax, VA on Dec 30, 2016 • Tagged in Research
    Donna Diorio from Donna DiOrio Berkshire Hathaway Zack Shore
    Ship Bottom Area • 6 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, January 4, 2017

    Really listening to their needs and wants. Giving the best representation possible , taking them from step one through the closing and beyond. For me its about... (more)

With Whom Should a Real Estate Professional Co-promote?
Posted on Nov 01, 2016 • Tagged in Realtors

What are some of your best examples of co-promoting? Who was (or is) a 'natural fit' for you when it comes to running promotions? From these promotions, with which... (more)

    Donna Diorio from Donna DiOrio Berkshire Hathaway Zack Shore
    Ship Bottom Area • 6 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, November 5, 2016

    Loan officers, home inspectors , decorators etc. The key is you must have a good fit and relationship with this person or company . You need you offer some value to... (more)