For years, one of the most important types of marketing was word-of-mouth. Today, social media marketing is the new word-of-mouth marketing. One incredible or incredibly awful post can spread like wildfire in a matter of seconds, ultimately leading to great success or failure. Not having an online presence though, could be the ultimate failure, which is why growing your insurance Brand using social media marketing is vital in the world of business today.
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The idea of company culture can sometimes sound like a bit of marketing mumbo-jumbo. However, even if you've never taken the time to formally describe your culture, your insurance organization has one. If you do have a defined culture, that internal activity doesn't affect your insurance Brand's marketing strategy, right?
In today's marketing world, social media is a catalyst for any insurance brand's growth. If done right, social media boosts Brand awareness and increases conversions.
Social Media is vital in promoting your insurance Brand and many people think getting the right content on these channels is what gets you conversions. But the key to social media success is engagement. Check out these five tips for increasing social media engagement to achieve growth for your insurance Brand.
We are often asked to peek ‘under the tent’ of diverse groups of companies in the insurance industry. Usually, we are engaged to offer our guidance to help an insurance company hone their marketing and sales processes to be more methodical, measurable and ROI-focused. To give you some context, our work is often with Program Managers, Managing General Agents (MGA’s) and niche carrier products like: Builders Risk, Professional Liability, Lessor’s Risk, Vacation Rental, Medical Malpractice, etc.
Search engine optimization (SEO) and bringing traffic to your website is only the beginning of the battle. The other half of the inbound-marketing-for-insurance puzzle is getting visitors to follow the path to conversion once they arrive at your website, and following up with visitors once they take an action.
If you're throwing a dinner party, the preparations don't end with sending invitations. You'll spend time cleaning, preparing the meal (keeping the dietary needs of your guests in mind), choosing music, and so on. When you ask people to come to your home, you want to be sure you've thought of everything before they arrive.
Effective inbound marketing for insurance Brands begins with an evolving strategy. It's not a "set it and forget it" event. Instead, you use the information you have to create an informed starting point and then monitor and tweak your processes as the results start to come in. That way, you can achieve the best possible return on your investment.
Here are 3 best practices to get you started:
According to a J.D. Power study, 74 percent of buyers use insurer websites and aggregators for quotes and research before choosing an insurance provider. The study also found that among customers who switch insurance providers, fewer and fewer are doing so based on price alone.
When launching a marketing campaign for your insurance Brand, how do you know if your message is going to be taken the right way in your target market? You must first discover what your Brand stands for and then learn how to make it stand out from your competitors. To do this effectively you need the right tools. Here are 7 tools to help you stand out in the insurance market.
Attracting and retaining the best agents is an ongoing process that's central to your company's success. If you're not leveraging the power behind your insurance marketing to build connections with agents—not just customers—you may be missing out on the top talent. Here are 3 ways to focus on agents in your insurance marketing.
You may have started to think about what your Brand stands for and what sets it apart. Now, it's time to look outward. After all, if a Brand is built and nobody hears it, does it make a sound?
When an independent agent or broker visits a website, they have a goal in mind. It’s your job to make it as easy as possible for those agents to achieve their goals. You can successfully do that by enhancing several aspects of your insurance website; however, there is one key component that is often overlooked - website navigation.
Growing your insurance Brand can be difficult when your marketing efforts aren’t reaching independent agents and potential clients.
If you’ve ever considered implementing inbound marketing, but haven’t committed to transitioning away from traditional marketing, these three facts may give you the motivation to make the switch.
When was the last time your insurance Brand updated its marketing strategy? The insurance marketplace is constantly evolving, and your organization’s marketing strategies can quickly become outdated.
From our experience, there are several common marketing mistakes that insurance Brands frequently make. To ensure that your Brand doesn’t fall prey to those same errors, adapt your marketing strategy to avoid these five disastrous mistakes.
Did you know that more than half of the dollars spent the United States are influenced by the web? That being said, your insurance website is a crucial part of your marketing strategy.
Our 10 quick tips will help you learn how to create a successful website for your insurance Brand that attracts and converts new agents and brokers, while building strong relationships with your Brand’s current independent agents.
Marketers sent 838 billion emails in 2013, and that’s not the only statistic that proves that email is still a relevant marketing tool. Since email is a key function in inbound marketing, your insurance organization needs to be using it as part of your overall marketing strategy. However, with so many emails cluttering independent agents’ and brokers’ inboxes, your insurance Brand needs a way to catch their attention and avoid becoming “graymail.”
Nowadays, there are hundreds of tools and resources available to help you successfully develop and execute your insurance Brand’s marketing strategy. However, with so many tools to choose from, it can be difficult to know which ones will work best to achieve your organization’s goals.
Here are 6 marketing tools that your insurance organization should know about.