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Lost A Sock? Betabrand Has You Covered With Facebook-Powered Insurance Program

The Realtime Report

The campaign – or “sock insurance” as the brand calls it – is a brilliant way to interact with consumers on Facebook, and a great customer service effort.  . In order to be eligibile for sock replacement, consumers must buy a pair of Betabrand insured socks – and have a Facebook account to upload the funny photo of their lonesome sock.

Social Media Insurance: Do These Things Now Before Your Account is Hacked

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About the Author: Ann is the social media junkie and blogger for cheapcarinsurance.net , the free insurance resource. Social Media social media social media hacked social media insuranceEveryone fears being hacked online. Just having your social media account phished can be catastrophic , especially since we share so much of our lives on the Internet. Setting Up A Secure Profile.

Promote Social Media to the Integrated Communications Bullpen

Spin Sucks

Customer Engagement Social Media american family insurance digital marketing Email Marketing interns jack salzwedel kitedesk social ceo reportSocial media is often left to the interns or young professionals. Here we make a case for promoting it to the integrated communications mix. The post Promote Social Media to the Integrated Communications Bullpen appeared first on Spin Sucks.

Business risks from and for the insurance industry

Conversionation

Insurance companies struggle with the rapid pace of change within an increasingly demanding and digital market and customer context. Digital transformation Research Allianz Allianz Risk Barometer 2015 Big Data cybercrime digital transformation disruption insurance industry predictive analytics

Insurance, intellectual property, and more social media concerns

SocialFish

Insurance, intellectual property, and more social media concerns. Get a primer on three critical things that may need updating in your association: insurance coverages, terms of service, and electronic record keeping. We’re very pleased to announce our next SocialFish Think Tank webinar, presented by us SocialFish along with Leslie White , our awesome risk manager. This FREE webinar will take place on Wednesday June 29 at 2 pm ET. Being responsible for social media at your association means knowing how to protect your association from big trouble in the future. Check it out.

Progressive Insurance PR Debacle – Why You Need a Social Audit

Proactive Report

Progressive Insurance found out this week why every company should do a social audit. When Kaitlynn Fisher died in a car accident in 2010 she had a policy with Progressive to protect her in case of an accident with an under insured driver. When her family tried to  claim on this policy Progressive was not forthcoming. He has a blog and a following online. Image from FollowerWonk.

Salorix Launches AI-Powered Predictive Influencer Marketing And Social Media Management Platform

The Realtime Report

To date, the company has defined the taxonomy for two industry verticals: automotive and insurance. Realtime Tools Ampfly analytics automotive consumer electronics influence measurement influence measurement tools influencer marketing insurance monitoring realtime monitoring tools Salorix social media managementThe Fortune Global 100 companies are mentioned 5.6

Betty White flogs insurance via YouTube | Sherrilynne Starkie

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A Quick Explanation of Mortgage Protection Insurance

Idaconcpts

Often people get mortgage protection insurance confused with other forms of life insurance. It is important to understand what this type of insurance is, so you will know exactly how you and your family can benefit from it. The reason for having this type of insurance. Upon your death, this type of insurance will pay your mortgage. Business & Marketing

Financial Services: How Securian’s Content-Centric Social Media Strategy Paid Off

The Realtime Report

Social Media Case Studies financial services insurance Securian YoutubeA recent campaign by Securian Financial Group illustrates how social media can be a great tool for the financial services industry. The brand chose a relevant topic, engaged with the public, and used social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, YouTube – to reach out to potential customers. ” Set Goals.

Social Media Marketing For Health Insurance Industry

The Marketing Blog

Health Insurance marketing has always been perceived as a challenging subject. The key players in the health insurance industry have been dealing with prominent issues such as consumer trust and category education. At Iffort , we have created a presentation which covers 5 Must Do’s for Health Insurance Players on social media to ensure trust, seek attention and create impact! Filed under: Social media Tagged: health insurance , health insurance marketing , presentation , Social media. Social media health insurance health insurance marketing presentatio

SECURA Insurance and Social Media Claims Investigation

Socialized

Guest Post: Scott Huiras, SVP - Claims at SECURA Insurance* Social media is a growing area that we see a lot of our policyholders involved in. It is a pure form of communication where users tend to be very open, sharing publicly where they are, what they are doing, what they

Can Small Business Owners Do It All?

Unspoken

Blog Social Media business Business & Economy Credit score Federal Insurance Contributions Act tax Limited liability company Magazines and E-zines small business Sole proprietorship I think that most of the time when a small business comes to mind, we think of people who are a one man band, so to speak. Many small businesses are a sole proprietorship or have just a very few employees.

Do You Have the Right Insurance for Your Social Media Activities?

SocialFish

The webinar offered good information but the insurance section was a little weak… so here are my thoughts. Back in June 2010 I wrote a post, Social Media, Liability and Insurance , offering a “quick and dirty” explanation of the social media insurance coverages needed by associations. However many associations don’t have media liability insurance. Media Exposures.

Taking Matters Into Your Own Hands. And The End Of Sucky Service

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This is great if you just want to hit a button to make your regular order, but this is terrifying if Chili''s shares this information (say with the insurance companies). Sure, it''s great to order your Buffalo Chicken Ranch Sandwich and cold beer at the touch of a button, but it may be sad to watch your insurance premiums go up when that information is shared, and your insurer knows - down to the pint - how much you love the ale. insurance. insurance premiums. The system is like this because of the human factor. Your food arrives as ordered. or not. big data.

Social Media Strategy: State Farm Insurance | pamorama

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Social Media Strategy: State Farm Insurance by Pam Dyer on October 5, 2010 Share In this video, Social Media Examiner’s Michael Stelzner interviews Kelly Thul , Director of Communication Services at State Farm Insurance.  Social Media Strategy: State Farm Insurance (pamorama.net) [.]

Esurance Tempts Super Bowl Fans With $1.5 Million Twitter Sweepstakes

The Realtime Report

Social Media Campaigns Esurance insurance Super Bowl Super Bowl advertising Twitter contest Twitter sweepstakes Esurance found one way to get fans tweeting about their company — just offer them the chance to win $1.5 million. Rather than spend the big bucks on an advertisement during the game itself, Esurance opted for the first commercial slot after the game ended ( AdWeek ). Did you?

Social Pros 13 – Ryon Harms, Farmers Insurance

Convince & Convert

This episode features Ryon Harms , the head of social media for Farmers Insurance. Jay : That is a really interesting point and I think a fantastic segue to bring in our special guest for this week, Mr. Ryon Harms, who’s the Director of Social Media for Farmers Insurance. Special Guest: Ryon Harms of Farmers Insurance. Ryon Harms, Farmers Insurance @thesocialexec.

Interesting Marketing Trends of Small Businesses [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

Bolt Insurance Agency compiled an interesting infographic that compiles research and data from Constant Contact, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, e-Dialog, ExactTarget, and the U.S. View the Small Business, Big Impact marketing infographic below: Via: Bolt Insurance. They often don’t have the luxury of celebrity sponsorship or mass media ads such as Super Bowl commercials.

Micro Targeting your Online Media

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Let’s say you’re an auto insurance company. You want to target micro-segments where people think about buying auto insurance. We know that people buy auto insurance when they buy a car. But where else can we find people who intend to purchase insurance? Using social data, we have discovered that people tend to think about auto insurance when their kids are going to prom.

Social Media is Dead, Long Live Big Data

Laurel Papworth

your health/car etc insurance goes up or down. “Because, you see, customers who drink lots of milk and eat lots of red meat are very, very good car insurance risks versus those who eat lots of pasta and rice, fill up their petrol at night, and drink spirits. Shares Social Media has trained artificial intelligence and now Big Data is taking over. Scary, illuminating, real.

The Mobile Revolution is Here Now [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

Only 22% of insurers have a mobile quoting app. For the past 5 years or so, research has predicted that mobile devices would overtake personal computers when it comes to internet usage. The infographic in this blog post pulls together data that shows that the turning point is here now. people on Earth). 79% will abandon your business’s website if it’s not optimized for mobile.

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Obamacare And Social Media: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) health insurance exchanges have opened and social media is being used to both promote and debate the new law. By Chris Miles Rolling out with the official opening of the new federal health care exchanges is a significant marketing campaign by the White House to inform and get people signed up for health insurance.

7 Tips for Managing Your Money More Effectively

Idaconcpts

What percentage of your budget is going towards your car insurance? One example is to find out if you would save money by bundling your home insurance and car insurance with the same provider. Whether you’re living  large as a millionaire or struggling to get by from paycheck to paycheck, you can always make some improvements to your personal money management. Set Goals.

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Blog Topics: How to optimize content for topics versus keywords

Razor Social

The topic I searched for below was ‘car insurance’ Google trends topics. ** Revised on 7th of June. Did you know that the average length of content in the top 10 search results is over 2,000 words? Why is that? Longer content is typically more valuable content. Articles that are valuable get lots of links. If they get lots of relevant links they will do well in search results.

Google Home Services Concierge: The Newest Experiment

Navolutions

They’re telling you that the concierge can connect you to a “trusted and experienced” plumber who is “background-checked & insured” – implying that the other plumbers you’ll find might not be. Another day, another weird experiment from Google. Google’s latest oddball comes in the form of a “Google Home Services Concierge.”

Consistency: The Key to Marketing

Unspoken

Geico's brand promise is “easy and affordable insurance.” ” The company discovered the red tape of the insurance business was so extensive, the time and energy involved in changing companies made doing so seem like too much of a hassle (even when it meant paying less). Enter the Geico cavemen, who demonstrated just how easy it is to switch insurers.

Social Media: The Key to Transforming Doctor-Patient Communication

Waxing UnLyrical

Attending the session  “A Dr, Patient & Insurer Walk into a Social Network“  at SxSW last year really opened my eyes to the social media obstacles healthcare professionals face. Whether a doctor uses Skype to consult with a patient or creates an educational video or blog, the obstacle is insurers don’t cover the time and energy doctors put into using social media to help their patients.

New Search Engine Launched: Only Searches New gTLD Domain Names

Bill Hartzer

It is interesting to searches there for popular keywords such as “insurance” or “real estate” and see the search results. There’s a new search engine out there that apparently has ditched the legacy.COM,NET and.ORG TLDs (Top Level Domains) and only show New gTLDs in its search results. In case you missed it, I wrote an SEOs guide to the New gTLD domain names.

Why Social Media Marketing Is, Actually, Fairly Priced

Firebelly

We pay for salaries, all kinds of overhead like insurance, rent, computers, software, advanced tools, and processes and protocol development. Social media marketing is a complex business—and its pricing is competitive. keep hearing about social media marketing being an expensive proposition. And here’s the bottom line: it’s not always going to be cheap. Expensive” is relative. You choose.

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Social Media Sites Rank Lowest For Customer Satisfaction

The Realtime Report

Property & Casualty Insurance 83. Life Insurance 81. Health Insurance 73. Out of websites in 33 industries, social media sites provide the least satisfying experience,  according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index’s (ACSI) first-ever website benchmark. Released today, the study found that average website satisfaction is 78.2 However, there are plenty of exceptions.

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8 Life Lessons I Learned After 40

Jason Yormark

Friends, investments, insurance, income… etc. Make sure you spread out your investments and insurance to minimize risk and maximize return. For the first few years of my blog I wrote exclusively about digital marketing, social media and technology. It was the only way I could find the motivation to continue writing. And these 8 nuggets are the result of that. You Are A Brand.

The Truth About Content

Small Business Mavericks

For instance, let’s say you run an insurance company. Instead of producing boring, lame content about your insurance products and services and how useful they are (we all already understand the value of insurance), why not produce content that will be helpful to people who buy insurance (which is almost everyone)? Here are some types of content that an insurance company could produce that would be helpful: Highway driving safety tips. After all, everyone needs insurance so your audience is very broad. Maybe they will. It just has to be useful.

Facebook Lead Ads: Coming to Desktop, Carousel, Video, CRM Integration

Jon Loomer

Facebook brings up requests based on automotive, education, e-commerce, B2B, professional services, health insurance, auto insurance, need help and purchase intent. Health Insurance: Health insurance coverage status. Auto Insurance: Annual mileage. I was excited when Facebook announced lead ads in June. Lead ads have not disappointed. Click To Tweet. Download.

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Personalizing With Purpose

Buzz Marketing for Technology

For instance, an insurance business may not realize that the person making a call center inquiry about auto insurance was just browsing life insurance offers on the Web the day before calling. Posted in CRM eCommerce Personalization. Most e-commerce sites still struggle to leverage the growing wealth of customer data to which they have access. billion. Following the Leaders.

Five questions your marketing team should be asking about location-based technology

Visually SM

Financial services and insurance: 37%. Some forms of marketing are fairly black-and-white: Company A emails a coupon to Customers A to Z, who can then use it to take 10 percent off of their next purchase. Or perhaps a restaurant launches a campaign of print, TV and social media marketing to advertise a new selection of entrees. This is the world of location-based marketing. Telecoms: 30%.

Social Media as an Investigative Tool

Socialized

Secura Insurance Companies is recruiting for a Social Media Claims Investigation Intern, whose basic responsibilities include: Utilize various social sites including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and MySpace to gather information for potential claims cases. Utilize other online avenues and Websites to obtain information on potential claimants. Monitor any online activity pertaining to specific

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The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Ces Guerra

Spin Sucks

Securing my TX licenses for insurance and real estate was fun and professionally beneficial. By Gini Dietrich Back in the early days of Twitter (when it was still fun), I met Ces Guerra. HUGE LSU fan, cyclist, traveler, skier, author, and hilarious guy, we became fast friends. remember he sent me a copy of his first book— Pill Pushers —and wrote a nice note inside. It was amazing!

Top Twitter trends for 2011

Sherrilynne Starkie

Betty White flogs insurance via YouTube. This infographic describes the top trends on Twitter last year. It’s a snapshot of popular and youth culture. It’s probably an accurate reflection of users’interests; interesting that there are no major brands mentioned (other than sport). Related posts: Women in social media. Social media boosts campaigns. VISIT MY FACEBOOK PAGE.

Seven Simple Steps to Become a Trusted Advisor

Spin Sucks

My particular industry is insurance, but it could just as well be any other service industry such as public relations, marketing, or advertising. And no, I’m not State Farm, Progressive, or Geico, but that is the general perception of insurance; every business or municipality you see will buy insurance and over 98 percent will not buy it from the 3 companies I just mentioned.

How I Learned to Love Networking

Spin Sucks

But at least it’s no longer true that the only thing it’s in my power to do is sit back and wait until someone notices me—and that feels almost as good as health insurance and a matching 401k. By Cynthia Gelper I’ve had to look for work a lot. So often, it’s sometimes felt like looking for work was my career. Which means, I’ve rarely had the luxury of feeling any security. What do they do?

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What Sucks About Being a Communications Professional

Spin Sucks

If your answer to the question “What do you do for a living?” is nurse, teacher, firefighter, or even insurance agent, there are times when I envy you. Specifically, We spend a lot of time talking about why spin sucks on this blog. We ask people every week in the Spin Sucks Inquisition , and we get really great answers. We have that down. Because, spoiler alert, we’re not spin doctors.

A Mobile Marketing Strategy That Helps First, Sells Second

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

He calls the trend the “App Internet” and believes it will usher in a new breed of corporate winners and losers in every category: “As the Web becomes the AM radio of digital, the mobile App Internet will rise. “It doesn’t matter what you sell—insurance, pills, cars, energy, bonds—you’ll be reaching many of your customers through these ecosystems in the future.”. By being a Youtility. 

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