Archive for January, 2010

Producer Licensing Changes Are Coming

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

This is a CE year!  By May 1, 2010, Resident Producers must have completed 24 hours (including 3 hours of ethics) of Continuing Education and paid the $15 CE Recordkeeping Fee (to Prometric) and the $25 Biennial License Renewal Fee (to the Department of Insurance).  Producers may renew their license on the Department’s website, www.doi.sc.gov.  [...]

Generational Marketing-Take 2

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Hopefully, your mind is churning about ways to adjust your marketing techniques for the Baby Boomers.  What do you know about Generation Xers and Millenials?  “Generation Xers” were born between 1965 and 1980 and witnessed these shaping events:  Watergate, the 1970s oil shocks, the Iran hostage crisis, rising divorce rates, the PC revolution, AIDS, Japan [...]

Generational Marketing

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Insurance consumers are a product of their generation, and if you don’t resonate with their lifestyle and social values, you may be missing your target completely.  Generational marketing may be more important than other common demographic factors such as gender, income, and level of education. Baby Boomers are the largest population and include all of [...]

Are you prepared for HIPAA HITECH?

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

As most of you are aware, our industry will continue to face significant challenges in the next few years.  As with any new challenge, each of us must be willing to adapt to the changes in order to continue to grow and succeed.  Unfortunately, change is not always easy to deal with and it generally [...]