Local Search SEO for Agents Part 3: How to Write Local Insurance News

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Knowing the facts is only the first part of what you’ll need to begin writing your articles. It’s time to start learning how to write local insurance news in order to draw readers and give them something of value. Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve already discussed the reasons that local search SEO can help your insurance business and what you’ll need to get started. Once you understand why you’re doing it and have the tools in place to get going, you need content! Of course, if you don’t…

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Allstate agent commissions and insurance advertising comprise top growth plan focus

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The insurer first disclosed its Transformative Growth Plan at the end of 2019. Two primary components of the Transformative Growth Plan unveiled in December 2019 include Allstate agent commissions as well as the company’s insurance advertising. The plan is meant to completely overhaul the insurer’s strategy toward business, efficiency and expenses. The insurance company’s plan includes details regarding the changes it is making to how it does business, how it is increasing its efficiency and cutting its expenses. Thomas Wilson, the insurer’s chairperson, president and C.E.O. discussed the plan during…

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Insurance agents love Mogix products for themselves, their staff and their clients

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These backup battery packs and emergency auto multi-tools are too practical not to love. Mogix has announced a huge coupon code for its insurance agents customers to use on Black Friday (starting Today at 4:00PM (PST) and running through Monday at 11:59pm). It offers 36 percent off the brand’s top products such as its external battery chargers, its mobile accessories case and its digital tire pressure gauge and auto safety tool. Amazon customers shopping on Black Friday weekend simply need to use coupon code MGXHODAY to save 36 percent. Though…

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American Family Insurance in hot water with possible $1 billion in legal liability

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The insurer may be faced with the massive penalty if a federal judge accepts a jury ruling. American Family Insurance could have to pay legal liability as high as $1 billion depending on a federal judge’s decision. Last week, a jury decided that thousands of the insurer’s independent agents are entitled to full employee retirement package benefits. If the judge adopts that ruling, the company, also known as AmFam would be required to comply. The jury’s ruling was made after a two week trial held at an Ohio U.S. District…

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Will life insurance agents soon need to redefine their jobs?

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If Trump repeals the federal estate tax, higher-end agents may find themselves in wealth management. High-end life insurance agents may have a career shift headed their way if President Elect Donald Trump follows through on the elimination of the federal estate tax. It is still unknown as to whether or not Trump will indeed proceed with that proposal. That said, if he does, it could force agents selling life insurance to high end clients to need to recreate their business models. As of yet, it is unknown as to whether…

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209,000 California insurance jobs could disappear from ACA repeal

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The state has hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder as outside counsel to overcome this challenge. As the Republican party launches its efforts to deconstruct the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a recent study suggests massive damage to California insurance jobs. In fact, the research indicated that the state could see losses of over 200,000 insurance and health care positions from an ACA repeal. Repealing the federal health care reform could also slash an annual $20.5 billion from the California economy. These forecasts were produced by the UC Berkeley Center…

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Insurance brokers start charging fees to compensate for missing commissions

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These industry professionals have also been limiting their new clients as a strategy to keep up their incomes. Traditionally, insurance brokers have made a significant portion of their earnings via health insurer commissions. However, when it comes to the sale of health plans, considerable changes have been made recently in Massachusetts. Health insurance companies have either eliminated or sizably reduced their commissions to brokers. Therefore, this has forced many brokers to seek new ways of generating an income for the first time. For a large number of brokers, this has…

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