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Just another sheep EA replied to Daniel's discussion Scratch agency
"But according to TW, marketing all over the state is a no-no.  Like anybody actually listens!"
55 seconds ago
Just another sheep EA replied to Daniel's discussion Scratch agency
"I second that!"
2 minutes ago
Just another sheep EA replied to Daniel's discussion Scratch agency
"It's amazing how much our "Ownership" has changed in 10 years, and not for the…"
2 minutes ago
Just another sheep EA replied to Daniel's discussion Scratch agency
"New contract takes 5 years to vest, no TPP till then."
5 minutes ago
Alan Turken replied to Daniel's discussion Scratch agency
"amen"
24 minutes ago
WallEE replied to whatwasithinking's discussion What did ALLSTATE say to the 45 YEAR CUSTOMER who's HUSBAND of 60 YEARS JUST PASSED AWAY??? THAT WILL COST YOU ANOTHER $375 EVERY SIX MONTHS!!
"We take the deceased husband off as named insured, and leave him on as a driver. No premium…"
1 hour ago
Twice Fired_Active EA replied to Daniel's discussion Scratch agency
"You are correct. I was using 14% vs 10%."
3 hours ago
JStone replied to Daniel's discussion Scratch agency
"9% EA to 15% IA is 167%"
3 hours ago
David replied to David's discussion Anyone own Bitcoin? Do you think Allstate should take payments in BITCOIN?
"Brian, Every hacker in the world including North Korea are trying to make a quick buck. You…"
4 hours ago
Brian Jacobi, GSA FmrEA/IA WI replied to Daniel's discussion Scratch agency
"used to be they only did that in "rural areas"  Now they have IA's in major…"
6 hours ago
Brian Jacobi, GSA FmrEA/IA WI replied to Daniel's discussion Scratch agency
"I haven't read all the previous posts, but another observation in addition to your #1( not…"
6 hours ago
Brian Jacobi, GSA FmrEA/IA WI replied to David's discussion Anyone own Bitcoin? Do you think Allstate should take payments in BITCOIN?
"And then there's…"
6 hours ago
Prometheus replied to Daniel's discussion Scratch agency
"Wise up my friend. You were taken. You can't sell one company anymore.Especially one as…"
21 hours ago
whatwasithinking replied to Daniel's discussion Scratch agency
"Just to put in perspective about how much you mean to them.....THEY PAY IA'S 15% WITH NONE OF…"
yesterday
Mark replied to Mark's discussion Region Added another Agent's number during Outserv
"AOR and wrote the policy. They have been customers for 7yrs."
yesterday
TedP replied to Mark's discussion Region Added another Agent's number during Outserv
"Are you the requested AOR or did you write the household to begin with?  If you are the…"
yesterday
TedP replied to Daniel's discussion Scratch agency
"Starting a scratch agency is both rewarding and challenging and it is not easy.   A…"
yesterday
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David replied to Mark's discussion Region Added another Agent's number during Outserv
"If he is a top producer or well liked the agent may have help for point growth at your expense.…"
Friday
Nick Corbi replied to Mark's discussion Region Added another Agent's number during Outserv
"I’d sue Allsnake for breach of contract."
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Scratch agency

Started by Daniel in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Just another sheep EA 57 seconds ago. 43 Replies

I have a couple of things to ask.1. What is the longevity of a scratch agency?2. Does anyone have any ideas that I can institute to get my agency growing. We have used leads, cold calls, tv, it is just a bust so far.Thanks everyoneContinue

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What did ALLSTATE say to the 45 YEAR CUSTOMER who's HUSBAND of 60 YEARS JUST PASSED AWAY??? THAT WILL COST YOU ANOTHER $375 EVERY SIX MONTHS!!

Started by whatwasithinking in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by WallEE 1 hour ago. 33 Replies

What a heartless bunch of _______________!!!! Poor ladies husband passes away unexpectedly. They've been with ALLSTATE 45 years...they were WSR'd into us. They had BS 10/20 coverage...no UM...we tried to get them to up coverage on their 3 cars but…Continue

Anyone own Bitcoin? Do you think Allstate should take payments in BITCOIN?

Started by David in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by David 4 hours ago. 29 Replies

I have some customers that are Bitcoin millionaires and ask me if Allstate will ever take Bitcoin?  I think Allstate should.  Most of the players now are very rich in BTC.If you have been in crypto's for more than a few months you are doing very…Continue

Region Added another Agent's number during Outserv

Started by Mark in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Mark yesterday. 4 Replies

I had a customer return the outserv policy update form to region.  Region processed an endorsement to update mileage and usage.  The endorsement they processed is under an agents number in my state (Alabama).   Now, the same customer came into my…Continue

Motor club sales from car Dealers

Started by Alan Turken in Random & Everything Else, etc.. Last reply by Alan Turken on Friday. 7 Replies

Just spotted a customer was sold a gold Motor club plan thru a car dealer for $845 for 1 year. This is similar to our basic motor club policy!!! What a rip off by the car dealer!!!! Please advise all you customers not to buy this from any dealer!!!!Continue

Roof Surfaces Endorsement Buy Down:

Started by Fitz EA in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by okt0ber on Friday. 9 Replies

Can someone please explain this to me...Do I want to select yes...or no if a client has a new roof?Underwriting has given answers going both ways..Continue

DOL Officially Delays Start of Fiduciary Rule

Started by Larry Ross in Agency Growth Stategies, Agency Marketing, etc.. Last reply by Joe Montanaro III on Thursday. 9 Replies

DOL Officially Delays Start of Fiduciary RuleDuring the 18-month extension, Labor will decide whether to propose changes to fiduciary ruleDepartment of Labor headquarters in Washington.The Labor Department on Monday announced the official…Continue

DJI in November 4, 2016 17,888.28, December 2, 2017 24,231.59 were are Allstate profits from portfolio?

Started by David in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Ben Dover Active EA on Wednesday. 13 Replies

Why is Allstate not buying market share?  Were is the capital gains income from investments going? Why are we not growing? Why do our bonus's seem hard to obtain in some states even when loss ratio is low?Where is our leadership taking us?Continue

IA - 5 yrs in review

Started by IAB4UKNOWIT in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by BestBusinessFLOPportunity - EA Dec 4. 5 Replies

I tpp'd in 12/2012 and we started the IA from scratch.  5 yrs looking back we are making substantially more money and we have made bonus in 3 of the 4 years eligible(based upon pure LR).  The carriers want our business and come around asking for…Continue

Paid in full receipt

Started by Kerri Lawton in Agency Reports, Agency Goals, Agency Accountability, etc.. Last reply by Tweety- 14 yr Active EA Dec 4. 8 Replies

Anyone have a Paid in full receipt that mortgage companies will accept?  I use the evidence of insurance form that prints but it doesn't say if it's paid in full or the balance.  Mortgage companies are always looking for something more.  Anyone have…Continue

Blog Posts

LocalLeads

Posted by Gregory on November 28, 2017 at 3:43pm 0 Comments

Anyone have any experience with "Local Leads"  ("LocalLeads"?).  Their ad says:  We generate 100% Exclusive Leads directly from…

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Ooma Phone Service

Posted by Living The Dream on November 17, 2017 at 11:41am 4 Comments

Anyone have any experience with Ooma phone service?  

Had one of their local reps stop in my office the other day and the proposal appears to save money from my current phone provider.  However, I was extremely busy at the time (aren't we…

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Mexico Drivers License

Posted by Scott on November 13, 2017 at 2:47pm 5 Comments

We have a prospect with a Mexico drivers license, for us to waive the MVR we need a 5 year driving record from Mexico.

Prospect says it is impossible to obtain. Any feedback or ideas would be greatly appreciated.

US marketing group

Posted by Living The Dream on November 6, 2017 at 2:43pm 1 Comment

Anyone heard of these guys with lead lists?  Claims they are new to my area and different from other list vendors.  Guarantees a 90% effective contact rate with accurate Xdates.  Just wondering if anyone has used them and if so, what your…

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TX = 0% commission on EFS written buisness

Posted by Thayden on October 27, 2017 at 3:57pm 16 Comments

Is anyone as upset as I at this? 

$10 late fee

Posted by two acres on September 21, 2017 at 10:58am 4 Comments

No one has said anything, post on Gateway under billing and rates.  We are now going to start charging a $10 late fee if payments are not made before cancellation notices are scheduled to go out.  Customers are really going to like this…

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Charge Backs

Posted by Ridingtheshipdown on September 19, 2017 at 9:12am 9 Comments

Replaced a UL policy written in 1999.... with a term .... Got a charge back... Thanks TW   ... worked my tail off as a trusted advisor and lost money....

Lazy Lead Calls 45 day review

Posted by Rick H on September 14, 2017 at 7:35pm 0 Comments

We started with Nate at the beginning of August and have been impressed with his customer service.   Refunds are handled quickly and without issue. For these reasons, Lazy Lead Calls currently has the lowest Cost per Sale out of all of our…

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Thinking of finally going Ind

Posted by agent on September 8, 2017 at 2:07pm 1 Comment

"for all agents that went independent! how much in written premium were you writing your 1ST, 2ND and 3RD year out from Allstate

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