As a wholesale insurance broker, nothing is more important to your business than your relationships. The connections you forge with insurance brokers and agents, as well as markets, can help you build your business like nothing else. However, especially when you’re just starting out, it can be difficult to establish those contacts.

Social media can be a powerful tool in positioning yourself as an expert in …

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More than 2 billion people worldwide use social media platforms such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram—and the number is growing. The old marketing adage says to go where your audience is, and one thing is clear: no matter what type of prospect you’re looking to attract, they can be found somewhere on social media. So should insurance agents incorporate paid social media marketing into …

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How to Nail an Authentic Tone on Social Media—While Staying Professional

Capturing the right tone on social media can be difficult for wholesale insurance brokers in particular. Most social media experts advise companies to try for an approachable, humanizing tone that’s likable and authentic. However, insurance is a conservative business—and many wholesale brokerages are not comfortable with getting too personal or relaxed on social media. Here are a few tips for nailing a tone that’s authentic, …

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Like banking, medicine, and law, the insurance industry tends to be fairly conservative. There’s nothing wrong with that in and of itself, but with more wholesale insurance brokerages and other insurance companies getting into social media, it can sometimes lead to some off-tone messaging. Trying to maintain a formal, all-business tone doesn’t always work well in social media.

We’re not advocating being unprofessional or inappropriate in …

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A Breakdown of Social Media Platforms for Wholesale Insurance Marketing

More and more insurance agents and brokers are getting on social media. That means it’s also becoming a better place for wholesale brokers to make connections and showcase their expertise. But you have limited time—and social media can sometimes be a time suck. It’s important to pick the right platform for your business and your audience. Here’s a breakdown of what’s out there—and its potential …

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