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Sign up for the free Insurance Agent Summit
I'll be speaking, along with 60+ agents and industry leaders. Click here to sign up: http://insuranceagentsummit.com/
It's all happening online, from April 4 - 22, 2016.

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Are you giving up on the consumer too soon?
Among consumers I spoke to, about 3% would buy anything you want them to, at any time, while another 7% would buy your service because you made a compelling argument or good impression. 

About 20% will never buy from you, either because they don’t like you, they don’t trust you or there’s something wrong about your company. 

Then there's that 70% in the middle that would initially say no or ask to let them go home and think about it. Through continuing to engage that middle percentile, you can increase your long-term sales outcomes.

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Is cash value life insurance a more secure choice than traditional asset allocation?
Asset allocation is supposed to ensure that while a downturn may affect one part of a client's portfolio, it doesn't necessarily affect others. But is that what really happens?

Not all the time: "In fact, outside of municipal bonds and few select categories, investors would have performed better by either 1) having cash value in a whole life or universal life policy or 2) having an annuity product that guaranteed they could not lose money."

Find out why in the article below!

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*Building relationships is the key to expanding your network on LinkedIn. *We've all met people at conferences, retreats, and trade shows...and then never spoken to them again. Use LinkedIn to develop those relationships. Share content, comment on their content, and work to find more common ground with the people you're connected to.

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When it comes to social media marketing, you have a lot of different options. Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, LinkedIn... And the list goes on. Despi
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More than half of the planet is on social media. If you're still not sure it's worth the time, consider what you're leaving on the table by ignoring it. According to the director of Google Canada, 42% of users learn about products and services from their Twitter followers. 

You don't need to sell on social media. You just need to be found.

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More than half of the entire planet is on social media – and you should be, too.
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How are your clients finding you? If they search for you online, what do they find? Here are 5 good tips to help you figure out how - and where - people are finding you online.

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Have You Signed Up for the Insurance Agent Summit?
Get free access to insights from 60+ industry leaders at the Insurance Agent Summit. It's all online, from April 4 - 22, 2016. I'll be presenting on "Why Pricing, Underwriting And Products Don’t Matter When It Comes To Selling." Click here to see a speaker list and sign up: http://insuranceagentsummit.com/

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The Life Lessons Scholarship Program is accepting applications!
If you know a student whose life was affected by the loss of a parent or guardian, send them to the link below so they can apply. There are $250,000 in scholarships available - the deadline to apply is March 1st.

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The loss of a parent or guardian is one of life’s most difficult ordeals. The emotional strain can be devastating to children and young adults. And for too many
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Need an easy way to keep track of your social media contacts across different networks? A simple tool to show you what content is most shared on a particular topic? Boom. This list has all the tools you need to get on top of your marketing to-do list. Not all of them are free, but considering the time they may save you, it may be worth investing.

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Content marketing is different these days. You used to be able to publish blog posts on just about anything, and you’d get at least some traffic. B
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"The insurance industry has barely evolved since Benjamin Franklin introduced the concept in the late 1700s."

Ouch. So what can we do about it? Car and home insurers are adapting by using big data and microinsurance to better meet consumer needs. Could this be our future, too?

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What's next for social media? Employees as advocates, video, messaging...there are more ways to get the word out than ever. The trick is focusing on one or two channels your clients and prospects also use.

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Hootsuite CEO Ryan Holmes offers a look ahead at the social trends that are fast reshaping how companies do business.
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Who needs life insurance more - Homer Simpson or James Bond? Find out what American said...and what their answers tell us about our clients and prospects.

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Americans may think they don't need life insurance - but they do.
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Financial Professional
Skills
Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Annuities, Income Planning, Estate Planning, Retirement Planning, Wealth Transfer, Tax Planning, Charitable Giving, Premium Finance, Lead Generation, Sales Automation, and Internet Marketing
Employment
  • Pinney Insurance Center, Inc.
    VP, Sales & Marketing, 2012 - present
  • Pinney Insurance Center, Inc.
    Director, Affinity Marketing, 2010 - 2012
  • Pinney Insurance Center, Inc.
    Brokerage Director, 2004 - 2010
  • US Department of Defense
    Avionics Tech, 2001 - 2004
  • Robinson Armament Co.
    Plant Manager, 1999 - 2001
  • Ultimate Electronics
    Sales Representative, 1997 - 1999
  • United States Marine Corps
    0331 / 6492, 1992 - 1997
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Financial Advisor, Author, International Speaker, & Technology Consultant to the Financial Services Industry
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President, National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors - Northern California Chapter (2011-'12), Qualifing Member, Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Top of the Table - 2008, '09, '10, '11, '12, '13, American by birth and US Marine by the grace of God.
Education
  • University of Phoenix
    Business Managment, 1999 - 2001
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