Generally, people think an elevator pitch applies only to salespeople pushing a product, but it is also a highly valuable tool when introducing yourself. As an independent insurance agent, you are not really selling a policy. You are selling yourself as an invaluable asset to advise clients in their insurance solutions. So how do you turn “I’m an insurance agent” into something more exciting that will engage prospects? Let’s break it down.
Confidence, charm, intuition and the perfect timing are needed for both a good pickup line and a good opening line. You have only a few seconds to transform a simple opening line into a two-way conversation, which can be daunting. So, we’ve compiled a few opening lines you can use or adapt when selling insurance over the phone.