Agent Survival Guide Podcast

Agent Survival Guide Podcast

Whether you’re just getting started or a seasoned pro in the Medicare insurance market, the ASG Podcast has got you covered. Learn marketing tips and sales strategies. Receive industry updates on Medicare Advantage and Part D plans and stay compliant. Find out how the FMO Ritter Insurance Marketing can help improve the way you sell insurance. And so much more!

Episodes

June 12, 2024 10 mins

 

Be your best on camera by taking your virtual meetings to the next level. We’ve got tips on lighting, cameras, virtual etiquette, and more!

 

Contact the Agent Survival Guide Podcast! Email us ASGPodcast@Ritterim.com or call 1-717-562-7211 and leave a voicemail.

 

Resources:

Agent’s Guide to Digital Marketing Resources: https://link.chtbl.com/ASG584

Agent’s Guide to Video Communication Resources: https://link.chtbl.com/ASG596

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Here are our recommendations for apps and software to easily connect with your team and clients.

 

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Contact the Agent Survival Guide Podcast! Email us ASGPodcast@Ritterim.com or call 1-717-562-7211 and leave a voicemail.

 

Video Conferencing Resources:

Google Meet: https://workspace.google.com/products/meet/ Google Workspace: https://workspace.google.com/

Microsoft Meet: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microso...

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Getting ready to take your insurance license exam? A must-listen for those brand-new to the industry, Sarah outlines the process, where to get started, and what she learned while preparing to take her insurance license exam.

 

Questions about getting licensed to sell insurance? Contact the Agent Survival Guide Podcast! Email us ASGPodcast@Ritterim.com or call 1-717-562-7211 and leave a voicemail.

 

Resources:

Getting Licensed Kn...

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May 31, 2024 18 mins

 

The Friday Five for May 31, 2024:
  • Medicare Sales Planner & ACA Agent Calendar
  • The Fitbit Ace LTE
  • New Study on AI Adoption
  • KFF Health Policy 101 Resource
  • AHIP 2025 Certification Dates

 

How do you like to learn? Answer this week’s question of the week here: https://bit.ly/asgquestion

 

Contact the Agent Survival Guide Podcast! Email us ASGPodcast@Ritterim.com or call 1-717-562-7211 and leave a voicemail.

 

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If you’re just starting out in the insurance industry, this episode is a must listen! Discover key tools and resources for establishing your business, gaining leads, marketing, compliance, and more!

  

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Contact the Agent Survival Guide Podcast! Email us ASGPodcast@Ritterim.com or call 1-717-562-7211 and leave a voicemail.

 

Resources:

A Review of the Top Medicare Quote Engines for Insurance Agents: https://rit...

 

What happens when a Medicare Advantage client wants to switch to Original Medicare? Depending on WHEN they enrolled, they may qualify for the Medicare Advantage Trial Right Period. Listen to learn more about how it works and who qualifies.

 

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Contact the Agent Survival Guide Podcast! Email us ASGPodcast@Ritterim.com or call 1-717-562-7211 and leave a voicemail. 

 

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Helping Clients Navigate Medicare’...

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How do recent social media trends work (or not work!) for insurance agents? Sarah and Tina discuss the latest trends to help agents with their social strategies. Listen ‘til the end for a special invitation to a comprehensive social media marketing event tailored specifically to agents.

 

Register for the Webinar - How to Market Yourself Online: https://bit.ly/marketyourself2024

 

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Take your notes to the next level! Customize your to-do lists, projects, thoughts, calendar, and more with these free apps.

 

Kilonotes Pocket Apple: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/kilonotes-pocket/id1574139091

Kilonotes PDF Apple: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/kilonotes-notes-pdf-reading/id1514322479

Kilonotes Playstore: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.topstack.kilonotes.pad&hl=en_US&gl=US

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When's the last time you dropped everything and just... did nothing? Learn how Niksen - the counterintuitive act of doing nothing - can reduce anxiety, stress, and possibly prevent burnout!

 

How do you stay motivated? What method works for you? Let us know! Send a message to ASGPodcast@Ritterim.com or call us at 1-717-562-7211.

 

Resources:

Breathwork and Meditation Apps: https://link.chtbl.com/ASGA25

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May 17, 2024 18 mins

 

The Friday Five for May 17, 2024:
  • Camp Ritter Employee Training Event Next Week
  • Talkspace Official Enters Medicare Market
  • IRS Announces HSA & HDHP Amounts for CY 2025
  • Apple Announces New Accessibility Features
  • Highlights from 2024 Google I/O Conference

 

How comfortable are you with AI? Answer this week’s question of the week: https://bit.ly/asgquestion

 

Talkspace Officially Enters Medicare Market:

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Field Marketing Organizations can take your business to the next level. In this episode, learn ten things to consider when doing your research, and all the benefits and resources Ritter Insurance Marketing has to offer!

  

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Register with Ritter Insurance Marketing

 

Contact the Agent Survival Guide Podcast! Email us ASGPodcast@Ritterim.com or call 1-717-562-7211 and leave a voicemail.

 

Resources:

4 Perks of...

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Learn the benefits of offering final expense insurance to your clients in this free eBook.

 

Download a copy of our free eBook!

 

Contact the Agent Survival Guide Podcast! Email us ASGPodcast@Ritterim.com or call 1-717-562-7211 and leave a voicemail.

 

Resources:

Final Expense Insurance: How Much Can Clients Expect It To Cover? https://link.chtbl.com/ASG519/  

How to Be an Adaptable Insurance Agent: https://link.chtbl.com/ASG582...

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The Friday Five for May 10, 2024:

 

  • Summer 2024 Menus from Dunkin’ & Starbucks
  • What Apple Announced at their "Let Loose" Event
  • CMS Update on ACA Unauthorized Enrollment & Switching
  • Medicare Trust Fund Solvency Extended Through 2036
  • Greater Access to Health Coverage for DACA Recipients

 

Are you Team Dunkin’ or Team Starbucks? Choose your side in this week’s ASG Podcast Question of the Week: https://bit.ly/asgq...

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What’s a widget? We’re looking at widgets to help you keep track of important dates. Find out the fun and usefulness of smartphone widgets in this episode.   

 

Days Counter Event Tracker App Store: https://apps.apple.com/lt/app/days-counter-event-tracker/id1604856248

Days Counter Event Tracker Playstore: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ibuild.dayscounter&hl=en_US&gl=US

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Final expense insurance can be a difficult topic to bring up with clients and prospects. We cultivated these creative sales strategies to make your next sales appointment go smoother!

 

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Contact the Agent Survival Guide Podcast! Email us ASGPodcast@Ritterim.com or call 1-717-562-7211 and leave a voicemail.

 

Resources:

4 Steps to Every Final Expense Sale: https://link.chtbl.com/ASG591

5 Life Insurance Myths Yo...

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May 3, 2024 19 mins

 

The Friday Five for May 3, 2024:
  • iPhone Silent Alarm Bug Fix
  • LinkedIn: Gaming & X Replacement?
  • FOMC April/May 2024 Meeting
  • Walmart Health to Shut Down
  • DOJ to Reschedule Marijuana

 

Which NYT game is your favorite? Answer our ASG Podcast question of the week here: https://bit.ly/asgquestion

 

iPhone Alarms Bug:

Apple confirms bug that is keeping some iPhone alarms from sounding: https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2024...

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Tackle your next final expense sale with our winning formula. Discover four tried and true steps for educating your clients on life insurance and making the sale!

 

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Contact the Agent Survival Guide Podcast! Email us ASGPodcast@Ritterim.com or call 1-717-562-7211 and leave a voicemail.

 

Register with Ritter

 

Resources:

4 Reasons Why Ritter Should Be Your FMO Insurance Agency: https://link.chtbl.com/ASG...

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April 29, 2024 16 mins

 

We asked our team about their favorite books for sales, business, and influencing people. Listen to hear their recommendations!

  

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Contact the Agent Survival Guide Podcast! Email us ASGPodcast@Ritterim.com or call 1-717-562-7211 and leave a voicemail.

 

Book Recommendations:

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07D23CFGR

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April 26, 2024 21 mins

 

 

The Friday Five for April 26, 2024:
  • Ritter Roadshows & MTM Summit
  • Apple Announces Let Loose Event
  • TikTok Ban Provision Passed
  • FTC Bans Noncompete Agreements
  • Medicaid Unwinding One Year Later

 

Answer this week’s poll: https://bit.ly/asgquestion

 

Upcoming Ritter Events:

Ritter Roadshows:

Florida (Boca Raton, FL)

Illinois (Schaumberg, IL)

Wisconsin (Wauwatosa, WI)

 

More Than Medicare (MTM) Summit: https://summit...

 

Ever press send on an email and immediately notice a spelling mistake? Use these apps to write clearly, concisely, and confidently!

 

Scribens Website: https://www.scribens.com/

HemingwayEditor Website: https://hemingwayapp.com/

Contact the Agent Survival Guide Podcast! Email us ASGPodcast@Ritterim.com or call 1-717-562-7211 and leave a voicemail.

 

Resources

Agent Apps | Apps for Social Media Marketing: https://link.chtbl.com/A...

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