The number of Insurance Brokers is climbing: Are you using video to stand out from the crowd?

In 2017, there were approximately 1.2 million Insurance Agents, Insurance Brokers and Insurance Services employees in the United States, and those numbers continue to grow. Insurance Brokers are currently marketing and advertising their businesses in numerous ways. Are you using video marketing to stand out from the crowd?

“97% of marketers say video has helped increase user understanding of their product or service.” 1

Did you know…

Only 52% of Insurance Brokers use video for customer testimonials 2
Only 48% of Insurance Brokers use video to explain types and levels of coverage 2

Insurance Brokers Now is the time for Insurance Brokers to cast a wider net to reach potential and existing clients by using more videos throughout their sales and client education process. Your policyholders want a trusted resource who is an expert in the field of insurance; how insurance works; and how it will benefit them. How do your potential policy holders get to know you?

Do you use videos to make a more personal connection? People work with people they know, like, and trust. When you create a video and share it to many social media platforms, you increase your personal connection to the marketplace.3 According to Hootsuite: 72% of businesses who use video say it has increased website conversion rates and 74% of all internet traffic in 2017 is projected to come from video.4

Effective Ways to use video:

•Celebrity endorsements
•Share community involvement and charitable cause 3
•Entertainment and Viral Videos 3
•Introduce your agency, as well as new agents

•Explain products and services
•Provide an agency mission statement
•Produce an FAQ series
•Welcome new clients onboard
•Run promotional offers
•Acknowledge special occasions happy birthday, graduation, anniversary

Another great way to use your video to stand out from the crowd of Insurance Brokers: have you heard of Proximity Marketing?

Proximity Marketing is a growing hot trend. It is scalable, affordable, flexible, and accessible from smartphones and devices. Through the use of proximity technology, you can now reach your target audience using P.M.S. TOOLS and the BEACONS from P.M.S., a US-based company. P.M.S. is the leader in Proximity Marketing solutions for business. Using P.M.S. TOOLS provides you the ability to broadcast promotions, video, messages or incentives that can be conveniently viewed on smart devices.

P.M.S,TOOLS and the BEACCONS , P.M.S. includes the BEACONS (ONE TIME PURCHASE, NO LEASING ) with a monthly subscription. It’s like carrying a digital billboard with you! You can locate a few BEACONS where your potential clients frequent, as well as, keep a BEACON on location, at your business. The BEACONS are very easy to place on the back of sandwich boards, benches, billboards, shop windows or anywhere you see a lot of foot traffic and people looking at their smart devices.

Here’s how it works… You have a small wireless device that can fit in the palm of your hand, called a BEACON, that you can either carry with you or leave at your location. Using a web-based platform called P.M.S. TOOLS, you create the 40 character message and clickable link , or even a graphical ad you want to program onto your BEACON. The BEACON broadcasts your message and link and can be viewed as a notification by ads showing from 1-2 million apps and websites on smartphones & devices as well as Laptops And Desktops

P.M.S.TOOLS that you can use to share an ad that can include:
– video (see the list of ideas above)
– image- special offer or event
– address
– phone number
– website or video link

This ad can also be saved to people’s Android Phones , iPhone , Tablets , Ipads , Laptops and Desktops

You would think this technology would be expensive, but you can have it for less than a few pennies per exposure! ! Overcoming the marketing and technology hurdles has been the largest barrier to further business growth.

The solution for Insurance Brokers: Proximity Marketing. Get your message or notification to smartphones and devices in your proximity.