Category: BlogTalk

Insurance Sales – there are only 3 reasons why people buy

In reality, there are just about three reasons why people choose to buy from you…. 1. to make money, 2. to save money, or 3. to reduce pain and frustration. Your job as an agent or marketeer is to figure…

Setting up an extensive branch network to expand business?

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STRETCHING THE BUSINESS-REACH GEOGRAPHICALLY – Building on BRICK-AND-MORTAR or Mobile-eCOMMERCE setup, which is more effective? ūüėé Expanding business reach nationwide is not exactly easy nowadays. With underwriting agents and multi-tier agency models gone since the 1990s, widening the business network…

All Online wannabes… to register or not with Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM)?

Last week the Malaysian dailies reported that all online (eCommerce) businesses must be registered with the Companies Commission of Malaysia (or SSM in Bahasa Malaysia)? The dailies further reported that more than 400 online businessmen are being charged in court…

Motor Insurance…. can make profits with so many unnecessary accidents?

Today and Yesterday… learned (or rather forced to) some hard facts, this BLOGGING thingy cannot be as easy as ABCs. First you have to know what to write, then you need to check if you have got the facts and…

Munich RE buying over Paul, the OCTOPUS oracle?

It is World Cup Football… but attention is now on Paul, the eight-legged oracle. This octopus had successfully predicted the outcomes of all six of Germany’s games in South Africa, and this including picking Spain as the winner over Germany…

No Claims Discount online – A connectivity-controls issue….

  On 1st July 2010, the nation’s No Claims Discounting (or NCD in short) system has finally gone online. Despite all the grumblings, howlings and discontentment over the forced implementation among various stakeholders, things seemed rather quiet – perhaps for…

An Anniversary of Web-creations and World Cups worth remembering…..

football, soccer and balls

Just got through another year of¬†cyber-rendezvous, and if my memory could still takes me back to the days of 1997 I am sure I would be able to remember the day when I first created a¬†website. The purpose then was…

Trading, wagering, betting, gambling…. an All-in-one-Underwriting

In essence the underwriting process is nothing more than a business game of risk-to-premium trading – where clients trade with the insurers to have their risk of a loss transferred to the latter with the latter getting a premium in…

Healthbase Prescribes Medical Tourism Ensuring Good Healthcare for Americans at All Insurance Levels

Michael Moore’s latest movie, SiCKO, makes clear the present healthcare scene in America. In such a situation, international healthcare providers help Americans by providing them the healthcare they need at affordable costs. Medical tourism, as the practice is called, benefits not only uninsured and underinsured Americans but insured Americans as well. Healthbase offers help to patients going overseas for surgery by saving them money and making accessible services not covered by their insurer.






Managing the insurance cycle the Lloyd’s way

I thought the February / March 2010 CII’s The Journal write-up on the topic: Insurance Pricing was interesting and some eye-opener…. in particularly those relating to the Lloyd’s seven steps to managing the insurance cycle. With fluctuating premiums, varying levels…