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

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Wiley in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

68 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

67 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

15 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

14 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

12 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

12 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

7 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

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

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

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krich98 in Charlotte, North Carolina

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


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

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

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

7 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

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

Tim, I am interested. Please share.

Thank you.

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drummer60 in Marlborough, Massachusetts

4 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

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


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

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krich98 in Charlotte, North Carolina

4 months ago

Can you send me there number

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indyagent in Greenwood, Indiana

4 months ago

Tim,
I would greatly appreciate details
please ?

Thank you in advance for your help,

Dawn

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