Blogs for the 'Insurance Sales Closing Techniques' Category

How To Get Out Of A Sales Slump

May 31st, 2013


I don’t care how good you are at selling. You will have cold streaks from time to time. We all do.

That’s why it pays to have a strategy for dealing with it.

Here are a few things you can do to get out of a sales slump…

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You Have Two Ears and One Mouth For A Reason

May 3rd, 2013


“It takes a great man to be a good listener”
~ Calvin Coolidge former President

I was out on a business trip in Cleveland last week and I saw this quote hanging up in the office of a sales rep.

It read, “You have two ears and one mouth for a reason.”

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The ONE Thing More Important Than Asking The Right Questions…

April 22nd, 2013

A good friend and associate sent me this advice the other day and I thought you’d be interested.

It’s from Grant Cardone, sales expert and author (emphasis within quote is mine):

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How To Get Prospects to Say “Yes”… A Lot More Often

April 12th, 2013


Dr. Robert Cialdini is considered one of the top persuasion experts on the planet.

And in a recent audio clip, Dr. Cialdini reveals how you can get your clients and prospects to say “yes – I want to get started” to whatever product you’re selling a lot more frequently.

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Five Ways Life Insurance Can Aid You and Your Client’s Retirement Funding

March 15th, 2013


Too often, insurance agents fall back into the comfortable clichés of life insurance.

They put too much of a focus on the “just in case” selling points of life insurance. Even if you and your prospects live in a natural disaster area, by now most people know what looms ahead of them.

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3 Characteristics of Highly Persuasive People

December 5th, 2012


Sometimes a product is so damn good it sells itself.

But sometimes isn’t all the time. And probably more than sometimes, you feel stuck selling what may be a good product, but one that doesn’t scream “I’m awesome and you know it!”

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3 Reasons Prospects Say No to You

October 17th, 2012


I want to start by clarifying that often people say no for the simple reason that they don’t like the product or service.

As I often suggest, picture yourself in a prospect’s shoes. Think about how you make decisions with your money.

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Price Will Never Get In The Way Of A Sale Again If You Do This

October 9th, 2012


How many times in this past week have you – as a consumer – fixated on the price of an item?

It could have the price of a box of cereal or a new car. Whatever it was, the price tag was the critical factor that determined whether you would buy something.

Everybody does it nearly every day.  If anything, blame it on the way items are advertised to us. 

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Five Ways Elite Producer’s Are Different From Average Advisor’s

August 10th, 2012


Very often, I write to you about things you need to start doing. This report is a little different.

This week, the focus is on five sale-killing behaviors you need to stop doing right now. We’re all guilty of them to a certain degree, especially as newbies. And at one point, it probably cost us a sale.

These sale-killing behaviors are often what separates TOP Producer’s from average one’s.

That said, here we go…

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Get Rid Of Your “Head Trash” To Boost Sales

May 25th, 2012


Do you ever have thoughts like these?

“Families can’t afford my fees in this economy.”

“Financial Advisory workshops don’t work this time of year.”

“Nobody wants life insurance.”

“My fees are too high.”

A friend of mine and one of the best sales coaches I know, Adam Blumenthal, calls these thoughts “head trash.”

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