In this era of digital ubiquity, businesses expect personalized relationships with insurance agents. Both prospects and customers require brokers to deliver a more meaningful benefits experience. Yet, many agencies are lacking in the adoption of holistic digital marketing strategies. As an insurance agency grows, the number of marketing tasks also grows. Moreover, how can you allocate efforts to marketing during the open enrollment season? Fortunately, technology has brought us marketing automation—in other words, software to automatically deliver personalized marketing messages. In this week’s Broker Tool Belt, we highlight marketing automation advantages for brokers and how this technology provides the speed, insight, and outreach required to succeed in an increasingly digital world.
On Tuesday, September 12th, Apple unveiled its latest line of products. One of their products, the Apple Watch, made waves across mainstream media due to newly added cellular capabilities. This means phone calls can be made and received through the watch. Can you say ?Beam me up, Scotty?? At this point, you may be wondering what does this has to do with the health insurance industry? One specific feature: Apple’s Heart Rate Monitoring.