The 12 Days of Being a Farm Bureau Insurance Agent
December 7, 2016
The holidays are the perfect time to reflect on the past year and think about the new year to come. If you hope 2017 will bring you a new career, get a glimpse into what it would be like to get started as a Farm Bureau insurance agent!
On the First Day of Being a Farm Bureau Agent:
On your first day, you will have successfully completed our Reserve Agent Program, and you’re ready to hit the ground running. The Reserve Agent Program allows you to test out what it’s like to be a Farm Bureau agent while still keeping your day job!
On the Second Day:
You will have met with your Agency Manager and received helpful guidance. Changing careers is a big transition, and Agency Managers offer encouragement, tips, and advice as you begin your journey.
On the Third Day:
You used Farm Bureau marketing materials to promote yourself in your community. Farm Bureau agents can access the Marketing Toolkit, a one-stop shop for your local marketing and advertising needs to help you build your brand presence in your community.
On the Fourth Day:
You set up your own personal Farm Bureau agent website. At Farm Bureau, we’re committed to helping agents be as successful as possible, and having your own personal website will help you build your business.
On the Fifth Day:
You met with your first client/member. You’re already starting to gain experience and confidence as you help protect the livelihoods and futures of your friends and neighbors.
On the Sixth Day:
You signed up for a community networking event. Being part of a professional organization will help you stay up-to-date on the latest news in the insurance industry and what’s happening in the community. One day you could even grow your leadership skills, as you may have the opportunity to speak at events or join the organization committee.
On the Seventh Day:
You sold your first policy to a family member. Your friends and family will be helpful contacts and refer you to friends to build your client/member list.
On the Eighth Day:
You used social media to share news and articles from Farm Bureau. We like to provide valuable information for potential client/members about how they can protect what matters most to them. As an insurance agent, you can share the content to get the word out about our services!
On the Ninth Day:
You noticed the perks of having a flexible work schedule, and you’re getting used to your new work-life balance.
On the Tenth Day:
You volunteered in your community, and you met new prospects. Donating your time to community organizations is an excellent way to meet new client/members and to show them you’re passionate about your community.
On the Eleventh Day:
You received your first referral from doing a Farm Bureau SuperCheck. When client/members get a SuperCheck, they may find gaps in their coverage that may have occurred from life changes. This is an opportunity for agents to help them discover discounts and to make sure their insurance coverage is tailored to fit them.
On the Twelfth Day:
You felt confident about knowing all of Farm Bureau’s products and services and helping provide a solution for client/members. As a Farm Bureau agent, you are the community “go-to” for your client/members. You have put in the time to learn about every product so that you can help provide the best solution for each individual.
From day one, you can have a positive impact on the lives of others when you become an insurance agent, and we’ll be by your side every step of the way. If you’d like to learn more about how to become a Farm Bureau agent, check out our Reserve Agent Program today!