Radio advertising

Aug 28, 2007

  1. billham44
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    Has anyone advertised on the radio for - individual health insurance? I am an independent agent. Just wondering.
     
  2. Crabcake Johnny
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    I have not but it most be very effective since Mega Life did a ton of radio ads and I got a lot of those leads. They still advertise a lot on radio.
     
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    A mega Regional once told me that of all the leads they get, the radio leads are the highest quality in terms of closing and staying on the books.
     
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    It is expensive on a per lead basis and you need to run THOUSANDS and THOUSANDS of them

    We run radio and it is not cheap per conversion.
     
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    My district manager said they broke down to $42 a lead. I'd say that's not bad considering the closing percentage was fantastic.
     
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    About as accurate as $600 a day for hospital expenses....
     
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    I'm looking much more into cable TV spots.
     
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    I ran cable last year - hands down the biggest waste of money I ever spent. You need to run so many spots it is mind boggling. Radio is much more economical IMHO

    Radio I find a lot of tire kickers "I am paying $40/mo at work and they are raising to $60/mo OMG...."
     
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    Cable's cheap if you're just doing one zone - about $10 to $15 per spot here. I'd thrown $1,000 at it for around 80 spots and access the damage.

    Biggest waste money I ever spent was a $300 1/8th page ad in a large county newspaper to run just one week. Zero calls.
     
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    I was paying $3 and still couldn't get any good response - the staggering quantity of ads that needed to be ran was mind boggling.

    I ran during the DAY ONLY on MSNBC, FOX NEWS, AND CNBC regionally
     
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