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David replied to Tom's discussion DYL Email Adapter not working
"Jeremy, I missed and had broken calls/problems for over a year a few years back.  I finally…"
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Scott J replied to Tom's discussion DYL Email Adapter not working
"Tom, I have been using the Follow Up Tool with Lightspeed VoIP phones for the last 3 months and…"
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Done_it_All replied to Done_it_All's discussion The "Right" way to Grow your BOOK.
"Ty, Thanks for your comments.   You missed my whole point.  I wrote that to give…"
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Ted Paris NAPAA Ex. Dir. replied to Steve Boessling's discussion NAPAA - Why?
"WWIT- We send out a weekly newsletter to all our members to keep them up to date.  Have you…"
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Lance replied to Steve Boessling's discussion NAPAA - Why?
"WWIT,  been EA 8 yr come Aug 1st.  In South East.  Secret.........hire and train…"
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Lance replied to Steve Boessling's discussion NAPAA - Why?
"WWIT, in South East. EA 8 yrs come Aug 1st."
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Lance replied to Steve Boessling's discussion NAPAA - Why?
"I agree with many of your points, but don't you think all businesses face similar…"
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Lance replied to What Was I Thinking's discussion ALLSTATE pays SIAA agents 15% and NO LIFE REQUIREMENTS!!
"obviously i was aware it was already 5% more.  Mine was a typo.  Do the math, have to be…"
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redfox replied to IPSSUX - EA's discussion IPS Letters
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KMPNW replied to Jon's discussion Just one day....please
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Tweety- 15 yr Active EA replied to Jon's discussion Just one day....please
"I had to call tech support for same problem.  But I was told that you can log in with your…"
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KMPNW replied to Jon's discussion Just one day....please
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Twice Fired_Active EA replied to Jon's discussion Just one day....please
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Michael replied to Steve Boessling's discussion Leads ?
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Dexter,EA,BSA,by day replied to Jon's discussion Just one day....please
"I'm a glass half full kinda guy.........NOT!!  at least they didn't send you an…"
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KMPNW replied to Jon's discussion Just one day....please
"I love how you need the daily code when you can't login due to technical problems....I was…"
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Jeremy replied to Tom's discussion DYL Email Adapter not working
"After blaming my internet service by the first level customer service person, the manager explained…"
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DYL Email Adapter not working

Started by Tom in Agency Technology, etc.. Last reply by David 4 hours ago. 7 Replies

Anyone else unable to utilize the email adapter in DYL? Very disappointed in DYL as I have been a user since their launch. Need to switch and welcome suggestions of a similar platform that actually works and performs as promised with good customer…Continue

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The "Right" way to Grow your BOOK.

Started by Done_it_All in Agency Growth Stategies, Agency Marketing, etc.. Last reply by Done_it_All on Saturday. 16 Replies

Organic  Growth = writing 1 policy a timeInquiries into my Direct Mail Program from  other thread: I appreciate all the responses from agents and “others” wanting me to send them my direct mail  “process.”  My Process is detailed.  I have about 200…Continue

NAPAA - Why?

Started by Steve Boessling in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Ted Paris NAPAA Ex. Dir. on Friday. 71 Replies

I just received confirmation from my EFS's boss that as of October of this year juvenile life policies will no longer count toward our 12 month moving goal for 10%.  Done deal.I brought this up recently in a discussion asking why NAPAA has tempered…Continue

IPS Letters

Started by IPSSUX - EA in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by redfox on Friday. 80 Replies

In another thread it was mentioned TC has been sending out "Lack of IPS Letters".So I thought I would start a new discussion.....Does anyone have one? If so, would  you mind posting the body of the letter. I like others would be curious to the…Continue

Just one day....please

Started by Jon in Agency Technology, etc.. Last reply by KMPNW on Friday. 27 Replies

All I ask is that we go ONE FLIPPING DAY with NO TECH ISSUES. The fact that it has been almost a week with eAgent issues is unacceptable. It's embarrassing has hell when we have tell our clients that trying to do XYZ for them and we can not access…Continue

Leads ?

Started by Steve Boessling in Agency Growth Stategies, Agency Marketing, etc.. Last reply by Michael on Friday. 4 Replies

Does anyone out there have a good lead source that provide GOOD e-mail addresses?  Preferably with phone numbers????Continue

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American Modern Ins redesign

Started by VIRGINIA...active EA in Random & Everything Else, etc.. Last reply by okt0ber on Friday. 13 Replies

This is primarily directed to the handful of states where American Modern has switched over from Modern Link to AMsuite.  Also, they are doing a cancel rewrite of old policies to new......a company change????  It is so inefficient for us to…Continue

Artificial Intelligence, Tom Wilson

Started by Great Small Business in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Ben Dover Active EA on Wednesday. 25 Replies

Beware ‘Tsunami’ Effect of Artificial Intelligence, Warns Allstate CEO WilsonBy William Mathis | June 29, 2018…Continue

Esurance surveyed -- Are Americans Buying into a Self-driving Future?

Started by David B. Carr in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by WallEE Jul 9. 14 Replies

Are Americans Buying into a Self-driving Future?PRESS RELEASE PR Newswire Jul. 2, 2018, 11:48 AMSAN FRANCISCO, July 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Self-driving cars are on the way, with the promise of safer roads, less traffic, and increased mobility. But…Continue

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Free Life Policy Holders

Started by Burl Parks, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by What Was I Thinking Jul 9. 5 Replies

I have a case probably 50 or 100 life policy holders. I plan to throw in dumpster but, if anyone wants them you can have them for the cost of shipping.Continue

Blog Posts

I have a lender that will work with a new agent needing the 100k requirement

Posted by David B. Carr on June 20, 2018 at 1:27pm 0 Comments

I have a lender that will work with a new agent needing the 100k requirement. Send me an email if you know of someone in need, dcarrllc@gmail.com.

QuoteFire's Allstate Special: $12 Live Transfers, $250 off!

Posted by David B. Carr on June 19, 2018 at 4:30pm 1 Comment

Allstate Agent Family,

Are you tired of wasting your marketing budget on low volume and poor quality lead campaigns?

Are you exhausted from chasing down your leads to no avail?

Are you sick of seeing your producers idle,…

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WHY IS AGENT / AGENCY BAD NEWS DELIVERED ON A FRIDAY AFTER 5PM...

Posted by Pepin Galarga on June 11, 2018 at 11:45am 3 Comments

WHY DOES "TC" DELIVER AGENT / AGENCY BAD NEWS ON FRIDAYS AFTER 5PM..? EVER WONDER WHY THE TACTIC? IS IT BECAUSE THEY KNOW ITS SUCH AN INSULT THAT THEY'D RATHER GIVE A FEW DAYS (THE WEEKEND) FOR THE AGENTS TO JUST FORGET ABOUT IT (THAW OUT). SEEMS…

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Datalot

Posted by Mountain Man (EA) on June 4, 2018 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

   Anyone else having or had issues with Datalot. First almost always the names are wrong and emails return as undeliverable.   Today was it for me as the guy on the other end was called by them and told to say he wanted a quote when really he…

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CSAA in California no longer Paying agents renewal commisions

Posted by Mike Munday The 9000 Man on May 29, 2018 at 6:56pm 1 Comment

Don't know if this just started or has been going on for a while. Went there yesterday to do some DMV work and was told by a counter girl.She said turn over in sales has been bad. Glad my friend took the buy out and retired a few years…

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Electric bikes

Posted by Kerri Lawton on May 25, 2018 at 4:33pm 2 Comments

Hi there, need some help.  I have an insured who just purchased two electric bikes, $3000 a piece.  Home policy won't cover because of "motorized" but motorcycle  won't either because not licensed for roadway use.  Any suggestions?  Thanks in…

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Healthcare Choice

Posted by Living The Dream on May 23, 2018 at 12:20pm 1 Comment

Anyone have experience or feedback from NAPA sponsored healthcare plan from Medova?  Was not able to attend LV this year and wondering if anyone visited their booth and have any feedback? 

Arizona Agency for Sale!

Posted by Minerva Hendrix on May 7, 2018 at 11:17am 0 Comments

Greetings!

Are you looking to relocate to nice warm climate?  How about to the city with the most affordable housing market in the State?  If the answers to those questions are YES! Then, you should consider Maricopa…

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Browsing the latest Annual Report for ALL

Posted by DavidB on April 13, 2018 at 1:29pm 5 Comments

Just received my copy of the ALL annual report...page 5 notes that for 2017, Overall Satisfaction for EA's is at 73% (Financial Specialists=66%), and the bullet point notes that figure as an increase, rather than a decline in the prior two years…

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