Currently tele-sales ... working from home ... better options out there?

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Wiley in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

82 months ago

Hi folks,

I'm currently an agent with a large insurance carrier selling life insurance, tele-sales over the phone. Obviously, this arrangement means that my marketing, office, supplies, etc are all paid for.

However, I've got some issues with the hours and with the folks I work for, and am wondering what better options are out there. I like the company I work for, so I've been thinking of going independent with them.

Are there similar tele-sales jobs out there for reputable, A+ companies? Or am I better going independent, busting my ass for a while, and getting to a point where I can make my own hours and live the lifestyle I want?

What do you guys think? Happy to answer any more specific questions.

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Wiley in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

80 months ago

Hi Phyllis,

My only concern is moving to an arrangement where I'm selling for multiple companies. I've dealt primarily in life insurance with one company only, and my question in transition to selling in the field is really if I should stay with the company I've been with or try to stake it out on my own.

Also, I've been tele-commuting for the three years I've lived in my area and haven't gotten to know too many people. Is there an effective, but relatively cheap, way to prospect and get initial leads so I can build a book of business?

Thanks.

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goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri

28 months ago

I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim

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Kychapa

27 months ago

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim

Hi Tim
I am interested to know about the company you mention. I am licensed in health, life, property, and casualty. I work for a State Farm but I would rather work from home.
Please let me know, thanks

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Keith in Concord, North Carolina

26 months ago

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim

Can you give me some info on the company, what is the commission level and is it final expense your selling. Most companies want to pay you up to $800 a week and I can do that with 2 apps. I am in Charlotte and want to work from home.

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Keith in Concord, North Carolina

26 months ago

Looking to work from home but everybody I have talked with wants to give me $25 per application or up to $800 per week and, is there anybody that does live transfers, even if you were getting 50% since the transfers are free with 3 written apps a day 5 days a week,at $40 per application (50% - $20.00) with a 9 month advance, that would be $3,600 a week. If you only did 2 apps a day that would give you $2,400 week. We all know IMO's and FMO's get 120 to 150 level contracting.

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joleesays in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania

25 months ago

Keith in Concord, North Carolina said: Looking to work from home but everybody I have talked with wants to give me $25 per application or up to $800 per week and, is there anybody that does live transfers, even if you were getting 50% since the transfers are free with 3 written apps a day 5 days a week,at $40 per application (50% - $20.00) with a 9 month advance, that would be $3,600 a week. If you only did 2 apps a day that would give you $2,400 week. We all know IMO's and FMO's get 120 to 150 level contracting.

www.lifeagentalliance.com/careers.htm

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joleesays in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania

25 months ago

Wiley in Lancaster, Pennsylvania said: Hi folks,

I'm currently an agent with a large insurance carrier selling life insurance, tele-sales over the phone. Obviously, this arrangement means that my marketing, office, supplies, etc are all paid for.

However, I've got some issues with the hours and with the folks I work for, and am wondering what better options are out there. I like the company I work for, so I've been thinking of going independent with them.

Are there similar tele-sales jobs out there for reputable, A+ companies? Or am I better going independent, busting my ass for a while, and getting to a point where I can make my own hours and live the lifestyle I want?

What do you guys think? Happy to answer any more specific questions.

Where are you working now?

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Keith in Concord, North Carolina

25 months ago

Who do you work for, I had one that wanted to pay $25 per app and no renewals and I said no, yes you can make 2 - 3 thousand a week but you have to do 8 hours a day. The company is called Oracle so dont waste your time with them.

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Keith in Concord, North Carolina

25 months ago

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim

Can you give me contact info on the company. Thanks for your help

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drummer60 in Marlborough, Massachusetts

24 months ago

Hi Tim, I`m a licensed Life & Health Broker here in MA. I also have several non-res licenses as well. I`m very interested in trying to sell from home over the phone and am very curious and interested in finding out more from you as to how you`re doing it. Please respond.
Thanks, Gerry Boland
E-mail: BolandSid@msn.com

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Tabitha in Zanesville, Ohio

21 months ago

Hello Tim,
I would like information on this. Current P&C and L&H license in Ohio.
Would you please email me at tabitha.patterson@live.com

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim

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Jocelyn Masters in Fort Worth, Texas

20 months ago

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim

What is the company your work for? I'm looking for something here pretty soon!

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krich98 in Charlotte, North Carolina

20 months ago

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim


Tim could you get me information on your company, I want to work from home.my email address is krich98@aol.com

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drummer60 in Marlborough, Massachusetts

20 months ago

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim

Hi Tim, Please e-mail me your address. I`m a licensed Life & Health Broker Thanks, Gerry Boland My e-mail: BolandSid@msn.com

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drummer60 in Marlborough, Massachusetts

20 months ago

Hi Tim, I`m a licensed Life & Health broker, MA resident license as well as several non-res licenses. I have many years of successful Insurance selling experience both in person and over the phone. Could you please contact me and give me more information regarding this opportunity. Thanks, Gerard(Gerry)Boland E-mail: BolandSid@msn.com

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KatesMelody in Fort Worth, Texas

18 months ago

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim

Tim, I am interested. Please share.

Thank you.

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drummer60 in Marlborough, Massachusetts

18 months ago

Hi Tim, I`d love more details about how you`re doing this. I`m a licensed Life & Health Broker since 1990. Have years of successful selling experience. Please get back to me at:
BolandSid@msn.com My resident license is in MA, but I have several non-res licenses as well. Thanks, Gerry Boland

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krich98 in Charlotte, North Carolina

18 months ago

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim


Do you have a number that I can call to reach them

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krich98 in Charlotte, North Carolina

18 months ago

Can you send me there number

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indyagent in Greenwood, Indiana

18 months ago

Tim,
I would greatly appreciate details
please ?

Thank you in advance for your help,

Dawn

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Lisa Grewe in O Fallon, Missouri

10 months ago

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim

Hi Tim,

I too am seeking another telesales insurance position with a remote opportunity. I am currently selling on this platform and unable to take my job remotely as I am moving to SC. If you could share with me an opportunity with your company I would appreciate it very much

Thanks!

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Scott in Saint Michael, Minnesota

9 months ago

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim

Please send me more information on your company please sgericks@yahoo.com

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linet in Glendale, California

9 months ago

Lisa Grewe in O Fallon, Missouri said: Hi Tim,

I too am seeking another telesales insurance position with a remote opportunity. I am currently selling on this platform and unable to take my job remotely as I am moving to SC. If you could share with me an opportunity with your company I would appreciate it very much

Thanks!

If you are serious about making money in the financial field, We have offices all over United states , Puerto Rico and Canada and the biggest marketing organizations in the financial industry. We are recognized as one of the most respect companies, I say this not to impress you rather to impress upon you, how fast our company is growing. Our mission is to help millions of families to have a better financial future. We train, help you get licensed and through our successful mentorship help you become a giant in this industry. Self development is the key to any business!

Please message me with your contact information at lgharibian.wfg@gmail.com and I will contact you.

Thank you
Linet

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Micheal in Detroit, Michigan

8 months ago

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim


He I am trying to find a company like this I just got my life license I want to pick my own hours and I am looking for a good company that will train me to can you send the information to me at 4231ubet@gmail.com Than You

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4231ubet@*****.*** in Detroit, Michigan

8 months ago

No Tim I have not found a company yet can you send me the company information you were talking about Thanks

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FiMel in Hyattsville, Maryland

7 months ago

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim

I'd love to know who you work for, please contact me.

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Cee Cee in Bowie, Maryland

5 months ago

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim

Tim,
Are you still with the company that does telesales?

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KatesMelody in Dallas, Texas

5 months ago

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim

I am long for this. Asap. Thank you.

Katie

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KatesMelody in Dallas, Texas

5 months ago

Looking

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KatesMelody in Dallas, Texas

4 months ago

Hi,

I am looking for a phone sales insurance opportunity from home.
Please tell me more.

Thank you,
Katie

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim

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cc in Bowie, Maryland

4 months ago

What's the name of the company?

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Bruce in Shawnee, Kansas

4 months ago

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim

I'd like to know more about this company. Thanks

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cheyenne123 in Shreveport, Louisiana

3 months ago

What company do you work for? I would love to know!

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Wcarey2 in Tampa, Florida

3 months ago

I am with a group of agents that has been refining the phone lead system for over a year.
My phone is 813.447.084Five if you want to talk more.
- Bill

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jimmyc in Ballwin, Missouri

2 months ago

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim

Hey Tim,
can you forward me information on the call from home program..Thanks Jim

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johnwbooker@*****.*** in Boca Raton, Florida

2 months ago

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim


Please send me further information. Thanks Tim

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johnwbooker@*****.*** in Boca Raton, Florida

2 months ago

Experienced life and health agent looking for home telesales opportunity

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Cee Cee in Bowie, Maryland

2 months ago

johnwbooker@*****.*** in Boca Raton, Florida said: Please send me further information. Thanks Tim

Tim, I'd like more information on the company. Thanks

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wcarey2 in Oldsmar, Florida

2 months ago

Hello. I have been in the life insurance business for two years, and our team has now evolved into the digital arm of a major agency (I won't use brand names on here, but you can find me and I'll be happy to share.)

You work at home.
The leads are quality, if you do the work, you can easily earn six-figures.
There is equity to earn in the company as well.

Your commission in the digital wing of our agency starts at 70%, well ahead of the other parts of the agency.

If you want to talk, just email or text me, let me know it's about this post.

Bill Carey

wcarey2@gmail.com

Good luck!

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KQJTEN9 in ATLANTA, Georgia

1 month ago

We will provide you with training on calling customers and closing business.

There is a training fee, however we do offer you the opportunity to earn money during training.

We will expect big things from you because we feel this is a unique opportunity that will not only benefit you but future agents as well.
 

If you are ready to take advantage of this opportunity just respond to this email and you are on the way !!!

 

Thanks for your time,
rBurns@islogisticsrep.com

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Anthony in Marietta, Georgia

22 days ago

goldentim in Kansas City, Missouri said: I work from home with a great company, I take inbound calls and follow up on applications that other agents werent able to get to. I LOVE IT!

NO COST FOR LEADS EITHER

If you haven't found anything to suit you let me know...

Tim

I would like to learn more. More info please.

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Anthony in Marietta, Georgia

22 days ago

I would like to learn more about sales from home. More info please.

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Wcarey2 in Oldsmar, Florida

22 days ago

Hello Anthony,
You can call me at Eight 13 Four 47 Zero 845.
Email is wcarey2@gmail.com.
Happy to share what I'm doing and have learned.
Best regards,
Bill Carey

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KQJTEN9 in ATLANTA, Georgia

21 days ago

I am training Freight Agents
Its a FREE 3 Month class
prior sales experience helpful but not necessary

FreightAgentTraining101@gmail.com

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