Dynamis Blog

Prospecting and Renewal Strategies Today’s Top Brokers are Using

Posted by AndyNunemaker on Feb 27, 2018 7:00:00 AM

The employee-benefit insurance industry is continually evolving due to market changes, the economy, new technology and new broker strategies. How are you keeping up with all the changes? Stagnant brokers will soon be left behind, so if you don’t plan on retiring in the next 5 years, it’s time to become more growth-minded and forward-thinking.

This blog shares some of the top prospecting and renewal strategies today’s top brokers are using, along with resources to help you learn more and implement those strategies.

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Topics: Technology, Renewal Strategies, Dynamic Plan Designer

Still Using Spreadsheets for Renewals? Prepare to Get Left Behind.

Posted by AndyNunemaker on Feb 20, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Employers hate spreadsheets. We’ve interviewed hundreds of brokers and employers, and the answer is unanimous. Yet many brokers still use this cumbersome, outdated process to present renewals to their clients.

However, the industry is moving toward more technology-based processes, and that includes renewals. In this blog we’ll examine why clients hate spreadsheets, and how you can upgrade your processes so you’re not left behind.

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Topics: Dynamic Plan Designer

3 Insurance Brokers Who Delivered Exceptional Client Service by Revolutionizing Their Renewal Process

Posted by AndyNunemaker on Jan 22, 2018 7:00:00 AM

As you start a new year, you’re likely looking back on 2017 and looking for ways to optimize your business in 2018. As you reflect, how do you grade your recent benefits renewal season? Were clients satisfied with the process and the outcomes?

Unfortunately, most employers today hate their annual benefits renewal process—even if they love their broker. Despite the evolving healthcare industry and advancing technology, the majority of brokers still present renewals using antiquated spreadsheets. This approach to renewals is frustrating for employers and makes the renewal process unnecessarily complex and confusing.

Forward-thinking brokers understand that their clients want more from their benefits renewal process, and have implemented visual, dynamic software solutions to greatly improve client service and satisfaction. In this blog, we’ll look at a few brokers who have revolutionized their renewal process, to deliver exceptional client service and lock in retention.

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Topics: Differentiation, Technology, Client Service, Renewal Strategies, Dynamic Plan Designer

Improve Client Service by Understanding Why Your Clients Hated Their Last Renewal and How to Fix the Process

Posted by AndyNunemaker on Jan 15, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Did you know that most employers hate their annual benefits renewal? It has nothing to do with the broker—they may even love their broker—but rather with the renewal process itself. While most insurance agencies pride themselves on excellent client service, they’re actually doing their clients a serious disservice using the traditional spreadsheet approach for benefits renewals.

This blog will share why your clients likely hated their last renewal and what you can do to upgrade the process—enhancing your client service in the process.

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Topics: Differentiation, Technology, Client Service, Renewal Strategies, Dynamic Plan Designer

Insurance Prospecting: Work Smarter, Not Harder

Posted by AndyNunemaker on Sep 18, 2017 6:06:00 AM

There’s no doubt that insurance prospecting isn’t easy. Sales is a lot of work. But there are ways to prospect smarter, to get better results doing the same amount of work. In this blog, we’ll examine one strategy to “work smarter” and make the most of your prospecting efforts.

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Topics: Differentiation, Technology, Renewal Strategies, Sales/Prospecting, Dynamic Plan Designer

10 More Insurance Sales Strategies to Win More Business

Posted by TomRoshar on Sep 11, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Last month, we wrote a blog with 10 insurance sales strategies to win more business. In this blog, we have 10 more insurance sales strategies to help you nail your prospecting meetings and close more deals.

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Topics: Differentiation, Technology, Renewal Strategies, Sales/Prospecting, Dynamic Plan Designer

10 Insurance Sales Strategies to Win More Business

Posted by AndyNunemaker on Aug 21, 2017 7:05:22 AM

Any successful insurance producer must spend a significant amount of time selling, which for many, isn’t the easiest part of the job. And even the most veteran salesperson can always improve and should look for opportunities to polish their sales skills. This article details 10 insurance sales strategies that producers may find valuable.

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Topics: Differentiation, Technology, Renewal Strategies, Sales/Prospecting, Dynamic Plan Designer

3 strategies to sell more ancillary benefits products

Posted by AndyNunemaker on May 23, 2017 6:30:00 AM

In recent blogs, we examined why employers aren’t offering ancillary benefits, as well as the advantages to doing so. In this blog, we’ll focus on strategies to help you sell more benefits products.

You likely already understand the benefits of selling more ancillary products, but we’ll review here:

  • Help clients provide a more comprehensive and competitive benefits package
  • Support employee health and productivity
  • Earn more broker commission
  • Build stronger client relationships by managing more of the employer’s benefits package

With those advantages in mind, we’ll examine some concrete strategies to sell more ancillary benefits products.

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Topics: Differentiation, Technology, Client Service, Renewal Strategies, Dynamic Plan Designer, ancillary/voluntary benefits

Ancillary benefit options makes employees healthier, more productive

Posted by TomRoshar on May 16, 2017 6:30:00 AM

In our last blog we examined some of the common reasons employers opt not to offer ancillary coverage options to their employees. However, there are many advantages for employers who provide a comprehensive benefits package to employees. In this blog we’ll discuss how offering ancillary benefits can lead to healthier and more productive employees—benefitting the employer’s bottom line.

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Topics: Differentiation, Technology, Client Service, Renewal Strategies, Dynamic Plan Designer, ancillary/voluntary benefits

Why employers aren't offering ancillary benefits

Posted by AndyNunemaker on May 9, 2017 6:30:00 AM

As an employee benefits broker, you do your best to advise clients and make recommendations in their best interest. However, we all know that clients don’t always heed that good advice, for one reason or another.

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Topics: Differentiation, Technology, Client Service, Renewal Strategies, Dynamic Plan Designer, ancillary/voluntary benefits