I Work for an agency that has lost major appoinmtents

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Miami-dave
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I Work for an agency that has lost major appoinmtents

Post by Miami-dave » Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:09 am

As the headline reads they lost some important appointments and are scheduled to most likely to lose more.

I know you are all gonna say "get out quick," and I have been trying.

But I cannot get any takers for me in Miami.

My question to the forum: Any suggestions? Thanks guys in advance. :roll:

Miami-dave

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Re: I Work for an agency that has lost major appoinmtents

Post by pageltd » Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:17 am

Would need to know a little more...

Why are they losing appointments?
Will they eventually close?
What are you licensed for?
Do you have a book / clients that you can take with you, or is there a NC involved?

Le us know
George Page
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Re: I Work for an agency that has lost major appoinmtents

Post by Miami-dave » Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:28 pm

Losing appointments is a common thing in FLorida.

Unsure if they will close or if they will sell the book.

I am General Lines agent

My book is not enough to sustain a new agency let alone get me appointments.

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Re: I Work for an agency that has lost major appoinmtents

Post by BADTROUT » Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:04 pm

Go virtual... Meaning, I have just as many out of state clients as I do in state (Colorado). Of course it depends on the type of business you are going after. Do you market in person, or a sit down or is most of your business done by phone? Mine just so happens to be about 50/50 clientbase but there are clients (loyal) that have been in the same small town I have insured for 15 years, and have never met.

I challenge you to think outside of what you know, and think HOW can I use the profession I am in wisely and grow beyond the constraints I've been given. I'm not in FL, but I am in 10 states... If you ever decide to bounce out of the brick and mortar and consider virtual consulting, the whole world is at your fingertips... with that freedom, comes opportunity through aggregators, many carriers that won't write there, will almost everywhere else, brokers, agencies looking for a virtual sales boost.

Best of luck!
Uwe Philip Kirch
President/CEO Rocky Mountain West Insurance
President/CEO Horizon Agency Systems
Horizon can help you start or grow your independent insurance agency
https://horizonagency.systems

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Re: I Work for an agency that has lost major appoinmtents

Post by pageltd » Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:27 am

Differentiate yourself with what you know. Be the expert. Choose a niche. Go after it.
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Re: I Work for an agency that has lost major appoinmtents

Post by rgraceffo » Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:38 am

Miami Dave,

Please give our office a call (561-345-7338) and ask for Garrett Mitchell Sr. Marketing Manager for Insurance Express, if you have what it takes we would like to speak with you. We have access to every personal lines carrier in the State of Florida. We look forward to your call.
Regards,
Raymond

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