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"From 2006 to 2010, I lost over 1.1 million in premium. Sold and was also happy to go IA. Florida…"
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"I have come to the conclusion that  now we are only renting customers. In our last rate…"
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"Two unhappy moments adding teen drivers Spin offs Loyalty? Gone in 15 minutes Enough said"
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Ben Dover Active EA replied to Great Small Business's discussion Customers sometimes call it quits.
"Today was a rough day.  Lost 7 items from 4 different clients.  Wrote a one item auto…"
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Bryan Ahlquist replied to We Need A Hero's discussion Stategic Deployment Leader who reports to Regional Sales Leader (high up) in Midwest Region stopping by unannounced, and taking photos of staff without Agent's permission
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Customers sometimes call it quits.

Started by Great Small Business in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Kwino 14 hours ago. 10 Replies

I am sure we all have customers that leave for one reason or another.  It seems as of late, the loyalty is no longer there.  The almighty $$$ speaks, will Allstate upper management ever get the big picture that you can only push customers so far. …Continue

Stategic Deployment Leader who reports to Regional Sales Leader (high up) in Midwest Region stopping by unannounced, and taking photos of staff without Agent's permission

Started by We Need A Hero in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Bryan Ahlquist yesterday. 21 Replies

Just thought I'd share the info and warn others.  This SDL, whose job is to help hire new agents and find agents, is stopping by agencies unannounced, talking to staff members without agent knowledge or permission, taking photos of the staffs again…Continue

Seriously tired of broken Allstate applications

Started by Gary Bonick in Agency Technology, etc.. Last reply by Slippin' Jimmy on Thursday. 1476 Replies

Not a day goes by that at least one Allstate application goes down. Yesterday I had issues with IMPACT, Agency Gateway, Outlook, Find a customer, and AccessAllstate. I've had to tell my clients so many times that I can't help them because a system…Continue

NAPAA 2017 Las Vegas Conference - Sept 11 and 12th

Started by Claudia in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Claudia on Thursday. 4 Replies

Are you in need of some “Me” time?  Do you want to take a few days off? Time to relax and time to learn.  Does it make it more attractive to know this could be a business write off?  Consider signing up for the NAPAA conference this Sept 11 and 12th…Continue

AS Information Technology Usage Policy - Big Brother is watching??

Started by 883Rider in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by TreadingWaterNY on Thursday. 7 Replies

I was just presented with the AS tech usage policy on gateway that I have to accept before I can use the system. Now I probably was presented with this in the past and this is an update, but now I'm a little more careful and aware. I opted out of…Continue

Allstate vs. Esurance

Started by IPSSUX - EA in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Duece (active EA) on Thursday. 9 Replies

This article was posted in the "Owler" news letter.++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Allstate owns Esurance, but the two insurance companies take very different approaches to business. Here’s a detailed look at what…Continue

one more tool for Allstate to get into EA's pockets?

Started by SPF in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by okt0ber on Wednesday. 34 Replies

The 2017 Agency Economics Survey, sponsored by the National Advisory Board EA Business Relationship Committee, will be distributed Aug. 7. The survey will collect information to better understand agency expenses and cash flow. Please look out for a…Continue

Unusual claims; I've got a story, you've got a story . . . .

Started by Greg Gibson - Active EA in Random & Everything Else, etc.. Last reply by Elvis on Tuesday. 60 Replies

There has been a great deal of activity here in recent weeks - that's a good thing !  But we're kicking around some pretty heavy topics, and we're all frustrated.Let's lighten up.  Add your story about a unique claims experience - we've all got a…Continue

The "lovely" CCC

Started by KMPNW in Random & Everything Else, etc. on Tuesday. 0 Replies

Once again this horrible department has failed our customer and makes our company look incompetent. They for no reason let an online endorsement sit there and never processed it. Of course as soon as I found out that the customer added a car online…Continue

E&O Help

Started by So much rate in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Claudia on Monday. 25 Replies

First time dealing with this, here is the scenario.  We wrote someone whos home did not pass inspection, never heard back from him until a week before it was set to CURP after multiple attempts to contact the client to discuss the repairs needed to…Continue

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Allstate looks to hire veterans in the northwest, offers $10,000 award for referrals..

Posted by David B. Carr on July 4, 2017 at 11:05am 10 Comments

Allstate Insurance Company has announced its intent to boost its sales force in Washington state and Oregon by hiring military veterans – and will award $10,000 for a referral.

In order to recruit more former…

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Changes coming to claims.... homeowners

Posted by So much rate on June 30, 2017 at 2:37pm 12 Comments

I just spoke to an adjuster of 40 years that is working on a claim that we are dealing with.  She went on a nice little rant at the end of our discussion about changes coming to home claims "in the next few weeks".  Basically it sounds like they…

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The lure of baseball for insurance marketing

Posted by David B. Carr on June 30, 2017 at 12:59pm 0 Comments

The lure of baseball for insurance marketing…

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Allstate Basic Term rates to change in July

Posted by whatwasithinking on June 20, 2017 at 9:49am 16 Comments

Allstate Basic Term rates to change in July…

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Allstate lays off 52 claims reps in NCRO

Posted by So much rate on June 16, 2017 at 6:13pm 12 Comments

Got a text from a PIP adjuster in NCRO today that is a friend/client that Allstate laid off 52 inside adjusters in the NC office yesterday.  They were expecting that just the field adjusters were taking a hit but they closed an entire inside unit…

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Group Health Providers for Agents and Agencies?

Posted by Rob LaVigne on June 6, 2017 at 6:07pm 14 Comments

Is anyone aware of a group health insurance provider willing to serve a small agency?  We've got five people and three and their families are willing to sign up.  Thanks.

"Overtime"

Posted by Kevin White (IA) AZ, ME and CT on May 29, 2017 at 4:54pm 9 Comments

Spent Memorial Day weekend playing rock and roll at parties ... tough gig. :D…





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Servicing Accounts

Posted by RAYSWIN on May 24, 2017 at 11:06am 7 Comments

An agent nearby took TPP effective 05/01/2017.  His accounts will be assigned in the next two months.  Management tells me I will get 3% if the customer wants me to be their servicing agent even if the company assigns…

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