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how do i become a successful insurance sales agent?

i have just been offered a job at an insurance company as a sales agent and i would like to get a little insight and of course help in how to become successful.

Asked By: prempeh4me - 10/17/2008
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Always do what is right for your clients and give them good service. Do lots of networking and don't harass people to buy....you'll go out of business fast by doing that. That will be the easiest way to get referrals and will save you from hours of wasting your time on cold calls and working at trade shows like most... More
Answered By: Chris C - 10/17/2008
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Sell lots of insurance.
Answered By: DAVE P - 10/17/2008
 
It is not a job. They are not offering you an hourly salary... More
Answered By: car253 - 10/17/2008
 
Not all agents start based soley on commissions, as a previous poster suggested. Many companies offer a small salary for the 1st 2 yrs. to help you while you build an agency. The key is to make sure you are listening to your clients, and obtaining enough information from them, to make sure that you can offer an... More
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Answered By: Bekki B - 10/17/2008
 
1. Meet a lot of people, who have money, can afford insurance and are willing to sit with you and discuss very personal matters... More
Answered By: christopher b - 10/17/2008
 
Characteristics of Successful Persons... More
Answered By: lordreith - 10/18/2008
 
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