The 27 Best Websites for Wasting Time on the Internet in 2018

28 Sep

There’s a lot of content out there about productivity — everything from hacks to shortcuts to tips and tricks for how to get more done in less time. It’s all about the sprint, the checking things off the list, and the downloading of software that’ll block out any and all distractions. More >>

How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile For Sales

26 Sep

Social selling is part activity and part reputation. If you’re writing insightful comments on your prospects’ blogs, responding to their tweets, and liking their shared content, you’ve got the activity bit down pat. But if your LinkedIn profile is three jobs behind and features a picture of you from prom, you can’t really call yourself a social seller. More >>

Life Insurance Awareness Month – Real Life Stories

24 Sep

Jason and Nicole Sherman had a lot on their plate. As parents of a 2-year-old and with another on the way, this couple—in their early 20s—were also juggling the demands of school, Jason’s sales job and running Nicole’s in-home daycare. Life insurance wasn’t a topic they had thought much about, but when insurance professional Lars Hansen, LUTCF, suggested a meeting, they sat down with him and listened. More >>

20 Best US Cities for Retirement: 2018

21 Sep

A survey of American workers earlier this year showed that two in three were at least somewhat confident they would have enough money to retire comfortably, but only 17% said they were very confident they would be able to do so. More >>

Life Insurance Awareness Month – Real Life Stories

17 Sep

When John and Anne Gongos met, they knew at once they were meant to be together. And so they began creating a life together built on respect, faith and raising their three children. As their family grew, John’s business, Gongos Research, did as well. It was not only thriving financially, but it was a place where employees loved to work—it was like an extended family. More >>

All the Cool Augmented Reality (AR) Things Your iPhone Can Do Right This Minute

14 Sep

Up until recently, augmented reality (AR) has been more of a novel luxury than a genuinely useful tool. Sure, you can catch Pokemon on your phone or use fun Snapchat filters, but other than that, you’re likely not using augmented reality in your daily life. More >>

8 Questions That Keep Prospects Talking

12 Sep

When asked why salespeople don’t close more sales, a company president answered instantly, “They don’t ask enough questions.” He went on to add, “They’re so focused on getting prospects to buy they don’t engage them. That takes asking lots of questions.” He’s on to something important. We’re in such a hurry to get across what we want to say to our prospects that we ignore what they want from us. As it turns out, today’s prospects won’t tolerate such insensitive behavior. They’re gone. More >>

Life Insurance Awareness Month – Real Life Stories

10 Sep

Steven and Ngoc Anh Tang left Vietnam to pursue the American dream: They wanted their children, Jimmy and Nancy, to have a better life. Their insurance professional Annie Vu also helped them secure their children’s financial future in case the worst were to happen. The couple purchased permanent life insurance for both Steven, who worked for an hourly wage, and for Ngoc Anh, who was mainly a stay-at-home mom. More >>

YouTube Poised to Unseat Facebook as #2 Website in the U.S.

7 Sep

A new study reveals that there may be a shakeup on the list of the top five U.S. websites. According to research conducted by Market Intelligence Central, the top highest-visited websites in the U.S. have largely held steady for a few years. More >>