Google insurance shopping site to launch in California

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The internet giant has now finally announced the beginning of its long awaited and expected website. The industry in the U.S. has been antsy to see what the start of the Google insurance offerings would bring to the shopping experience, and the wait has finally come to an end, as the internet giant has revealed that it will be launching its website, to start, in California. A U.S. version of the company’s Google Compare auto insurance comparison and policy shopping site will soon arrive. That service launched in the U.K.…

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Health insurance exchange site boosts privacy

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Broad alterations are being made by the Obama administration to keep consumer information safe. According to several reports, the Obama administration seems to be implementing a range of different changes to the federal health insurance exchange website in order to ensure that consumer information is being better protected. This move comes in response to objections that have been made by privacy advocates and lawmakers. The Associated Press (AP) reported that certain details, such as the income of consumers, as well as whether or not they were tobacco users, was being…

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Internet or insurance agent – Will websites shut down neighborhood agencies?

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As more people go online to shop for and purchase policies, what will happen to professionals in this industry? Despite the fact that many large insurers are making it possible for consumers to shop online to purchase the coverage that they need, many still feel that the insurance agent still does – and will continue to – play a vital role in this industry and agencies won’t be headed anywhere for the next several years. In fact, at the same time that websites are offering more self-service features, more agents…

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Health care reform enrollment goal reached in Maryland, after all

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A research error had made the success of the state’s exchange look unlikely until it was finally identified. Since the start of the implementation of the health care reform in Maryland, it has looked like the state would only just barely meet its enrollment goals – if it would actually reach them at all. However, recent reports have shown that the first goal that was set was actually based on inaccurate data. As it turns out, since the data upon which the original health care reform enrollment goal was established,…

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Finding a webmaster to build your insurance marketing website

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Building an insurance agency website is something almost anyone can do with a few clicks of a mouse. However, these ready-to-use sites are often plain and there are many people using the same template. If you want something you have total control over and that has your own unique stamp on it, you should hire a webmaster to build and even run your site for you. Before you choose, there are some important things to ask a potential webmaster so you know you have chosen the right person for the…

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Enrollment in Colorado health insurance exchange growing slowly

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State exchange sees more activity Enrollments in Colorado’s health insurance exchange have been lagging behind that seen in other states throughout the U.S. Technical difficulties with the exchange’s website and servers has made it difficult for residents to enroll for coverage. Colorado runs its own insurance exchange and has managed to avoid some of the problems associated with the federal government’s exchange network. Even as the problems with the state’s exchange are being fixed, consumers seem somewhat uninterested in purchased coverage through the marketplace. Consumers have not yet been won…

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Federal health insurance exchange website experiences shutdown over critical weekend

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The HealthCare.gov site went down for a considerable amount of time on Saturday morning. Only hours before the deadline imposed by the Obama administration, itself, for having the federal health insurance exchange website up and running for the “vast majority” of the people who want to use, it the site went down for a huge amount of time early in the morning on Saturday. The official report said that the site was being taken down deliberately for 11 hours. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services took the federal health…

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New Website Launch Focuses on International Expatriate Health Insurance Solutions

London, United Kingdom, November 01, 2013 –(PR.com)– Lloyds Broker, Xact Risk Solutions, specialists in the international health insurance market, is excited to announce the launch of their new website, www.xactexpat.com. For the experienced expatriate, the design of the website facilitates a quick and easy process for obtaining an international private medical insurance (IPMI) quote. Expatriates that are first time buyers will find the wealth of information readily available from the website a big help in navigating the nuances of IPMI and learn about the various options available. “We have put…

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Auto insurance plans for Allstate could mean online leadership

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The insurer has laid the foundation for selling on the internet and is now building on that base. For more than ten years, Allstate Corp. gradually lagged behind the competition in a number of ways within the fast growing online auto insurance business, but the insurer is now geared up to rocket ahead of the competition over this very important channel. This provider has been preparing to enhance its successes in this area and is now ready to go ahead. Almost two years ago, Allstate purchased the online auto insurance…

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SEO basics for insurance agents and brokers

A great website is something all insurance agents and insurance agencies should shoot for, but without basic SEO knowledge… a good site will just sit there doing nothing and attracting no one. As you know, that is bad news. SEO, otherwise known as search engine optimization, is as important to your site as how it looks, what it does, and what it contains. Without at least some SEO efforts, your site may languish in cyberspace without a chance to attract any visitors at all. Luckily, SEO basics are easily understood…

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