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New to the high-octane world of insurance agency ownership with The Insurance Dudes© ?  Looking for answers on how to make it happen?Hosted by industry veterans Jason Feltman and Craig Pretzinger, this podcast is your no-holds-barred guide to dominating the insurance game. With decades of combined experience and a track record of building some of the most successful agencies in the business, Jason and Craig are here to share their hard-won insights and proven strategies.
You're here just in time for Season 4 of the Insurance Dudes©.  Craig and Jason powered through Covid, amassing over $10 million in new annualized auto premium in just a couple years.  We were locked down anyway, what else was there to do?This power team launched the Insurance Dudes© Podcast back in 2018.  Learning bits and pieces of the overall blueprint by simultaneously growing their books and audience, the duo set their eyes from solely growing their own agencies, to an intentional and service-driven mission to help other agents avoid all the costly mistakes it took them to get to where they are now. 
Each week, The Insurance Dudes© tackle the hot topics and challenges facing insurance agents and agency owners. From lead generation and sales scripts to hiring, training, and everything in between, no topic is off-limits and no punches are pulled.
This isn't your typical dry, technical insurance podcast. Jason and Craig bring a fresh, irreverent approach to the mic, infusing each episode with their signature blend of humor, storytelling, and straight talk.   They'll make you laugh, they'll make you think, and most importantly, they'll give you the tools and inspiration you need to take your insurance business to the next level.
So whether you're a seasoned veteran looking to stay sharp or a hungry newcomer ready to make your mark, The Insurance Dudes© Podcast is your essential listen. Tune in each week for actionable advice, insider stories, and a hefty dose of insurance industry reality.
It's time to strap in, turn up the volume, and join The Insurance Dudes ©on the ride of your professional life. Let's sell some policies!
Keywords: insurance sales, insurance marketing, insurance leads, insurance agency, sales training, sales strategy, insurance industry, entrepreneurship, p&c leads, p&c telemarketer hiring, p&c telefunnel, insurance telefunnel, insurance agent, insurance agency ownership

The Insurance Dudes The Insurance Dudes: Craig Pretzinger & Jason Feltman

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    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

New to the high-octane world of insurance agency ownership with The Insurance Dudes© ?  Looking for answers on how to make it happen?Hosted by industry veterans Jason Feltman and Craig Pretzinger, this podcast is your no-holds-barred guide to dominating the insurance game. With decades of combined experience and a track record of building some of the most successful agencies in the business, Jason and Craig are here to share their hard-won insights and proven strategies.
You're here just in time for Season 4 of the Insurance Dudes©.  Craig and Jason powered through Covid, amassing over $10 million in new annualized auto premium in just a couple years.  We were locked down anyway, what else was there to do?This power team launched the Insurance Dudes© Podcast back in 2018.  Learning bits and pieces of the overall blueprint by simultaneously growing their books and audience, the duo set their eyes from solely growing their own agencies, to an intentional and service-driven mission to help other agents avoid all the costly mistakes it took them to get to where they are now. 
Each week, The Insurance Dudes© tackle the hot topics and challenges facing insurance agents and agency owners. From lead generation and sales scripts to hiring, training, and everything in between, no topic is off-limits and no punches are pulled.
This isn't your typical dry, technical insurance podcast. Jason and Craig bring a fresh, irreverent approach to the mic, infusing each episode with their signature blend of humor, storytelling, and straight talk.   They'll make you laugh, they'll make you think, and most importantly, they'll give you the tools and inspiration you need to take your insurance business to the next level.
So whether you're a seasoned veteran looking to stay sharp or a hungry newcomer ready to make your mark, The Insurance Dudes© Podcast is your essential listen. Tune in each week for actionable advice, insider stories, and a hefty dose of insurance industry reality.
It's time to strap in, turn up the volume, and join The Insurance Dudes ©on the ride of your professional life. Let's sell some policies!
Keywords: insurance sales, insurance marketing, insurance leads, insurance agency, sales training, sales strategy, insurance industry, entrepreneurship, p&c leads, p&c telemarketer hiring, p&c telefunnel, insurance telefunnel, insurance agent, insurance agency ownership

    Sales Seduction Secrets For Insurance Mastery | Insurance Agency Playbook

    Sales Seduction Secrets For Insurance Mastery | Insurance Agency Playbook

    Welcome back wizards, to an episode of psychological tips and tricks for insurance sales mastery with the two best insurance wizards in the game! 🪄
    Grasp the importance of understanding prospects' thoughts, emotions, and communication styles to build rapport and trust beyond traditional sales scripts. Learn the best techniques like matching and mirroring, reframing objections, and anchoring positive associations which are powerful tools for creating connections and overcoming objections!
    Furthermore, our wizards talk about the authenticity and naturalness of these psychological techniques, emphasizing their applicability to anyone willing to step outside their comfort zone and practice.


    🔮Tune in and get access to a special cheat sheet that summarizes the key psychological triggers for your insurance sales successes!

    The Insurance Dudes Weekly 5-Min Read
    Tips, Tricks, and Wizardry for Everything Your Agency Touches
    Subscribe for a treasure trove of knowledge, and never miss out on a golden nugget again! Our newsletter is the map to the hidden gems of insurance mastery.
    Subscribe Here


    Ready to Unearth the Goldmine of Internet Leads?
    Unlock the Alchemy of Turning Internet Leads into Gold with "Internet Lead Secrets"
    Dive into the strategies that transformed us into Midas of the insurance world, writing over 10mm in annualized auto premium amidst global chaos. Grab your copy before it vanishes!
    Check It Out Before It’s Gone!


    Teledudes Telefunnel™ Agency Growth System
    On-Demand Masterclass: The Treasure Map to Lead Mastery
    Step into our world where leads are never cold, and revenue streams flow like rivers of gold. Register now and discover the X marks the spot of agency growth.  
    Register And Dominate!
    Is Your Agency a Sleeping Giant or Just Sleeping?
    FREE Agency Growth Diagnosis with Jonathan Cuevas
    Don’t let your agency be a ship lost at sea. Book your growth call now and let Jonathan, the captain who steered Jason's team to $250k a month, navigate you to the treasure island of your business goals. Get your growth plan, tailored just for you. It's time to wake the giant within.


    Book My Agency Growth Call Now
    Dive into an episode where entertainment and enlightenment collide, and walk away with a toolbox that even Feynman would envy. The Insurance Dudes are on a mission: making the complicated uncomplicated, and having a blast along the way. Are you in?  #LEGO
    Support the showHey there! Thank you for listening! We'd be SUPER GRATEFUL for a subscribe!

    And a review over on the Apple Podcasts would be incredible!

    Check out our newsletter, webinar, and some great Internet Lead tactics at The Insurance Dudes Homepage.

    We appreciate you!

    Craig Pretzinger & Jason Feltman
    The Insurance Dudes

    • 9 min
    Top 5 Psychological Sales Principals | Insurance Agency Playbook

    Top 5 Psychological Sales Principals | Insurance Agency Playbook

    Insurance sales principles backed by science?! That’s right! In today’s episode, our insurance gurus talk about 5 sales principles that are powered by psychology and can help you build rapport, credibility, and trust with prospects, ultimately leading to more successful sales outcomes.
    The duo emphasizes the importance of understanding human psychology in sales, highlighting how people make decisions based on emotions first, and then justify them with logic. They stress the ethical nature of these tactics, focusing on genuine communication that resonates with prospects on a deeper level. By offering value upfront, leveraging testimonials, and reframing objections, insurance professionals can create meaningful connections with clients and overcome common sales hurdles.
    🔊 Tune in and learn the practical application of these psychological principles and how you can implement them in your agency. Get to know about non-verbal ques and much more when it comes to dealing with potential prospects with the Insurance Dudes!


    The Insurance Dudes Weekly 5-Min Read
    Tips, Tricks, and Wizardry for Everything Your Agency Touches
    Subscribe for a treasure trove of knowledge, and never miss out on a golden nugget again! Our newsletter is the map to the hidden gems of insurance mastery.
    Subscribe Here


    Ready to Unearth the Goldmine of Internet Leads?
    Unlock the Alchemy of Turning Internet Leads into Gold with "Internet Lead Secrets"
    Dive into the strategies that transformed us into Midas of the insurance world, writing over 10mm in annualized auto premium amidst global chaos. Grab your copy before it vanishes!
    Check It Out Before It’s Gone!


    Teledudes Telefunnel™ Agency Growth System
    On-Demand Masterclass: The Treasure Map to Lead Mastery
    Step into our world where leads are never cold, and revenue streams flow like rivers of gold. Register now and discover the X marks the spot of agency growth.  
    Register And Dominate!
    Is Your Agency a Sleeping Giant or Just Sleeping?
    FREE Agency Growth Diagnosis with Jonathan Cuevas
    Don’t let your agency be a ship lost at sea. Book your growth call now and let Jonathan, the captain who steered Jason's team to $250k a month, navigate you to the treasure island of your business goals. Get your growth plan, tailored just for you. It's time to wake the giant within.


    Book My Agency Growth Call Now
    Dive into an episode where entertainment and enlightenment collide, and walk away with a toolbox that even Feynman would envy. The Insurance Dudes are on a mission: making the complicated uncomplicated, and having a blast along the way. Are you in?  #LEGO
    Support the showHey there! Thank you for listening! We'd be SUPER GRATEFUL for a subscribe!

    And a review over on the Apple Podcasts would be incredible!

    Check out our newsletter, webinar, and some great Internet Lead tactics at The Insurance Dudes Homepage.

    We appreciate you!

    Craig Pretzinger & Jason Feltman
    The Insurance Dudes

    • 18 min
    Insurance Brass Tactics 3 Ways To Thrive | Insurance Agency Playbook

    Insurance Brass Tactics 3 Ways To Thrive | Insurance Agency Playbook

    What are the right marketing strategies for your agency?? Jason and Craig break it down in a really fun and lively episode of the Insurance podcast today!
    The duo discusses various marketing strategies focusing on real-time internet leads as the most effective approach. They compare live transfers and direct mail, highlighting the drawbacks such as inconsistency, high costs, and loss of control over data. 
    The insurance gurus stress the necessity of embracing internet leads and adapting according to changing landscapes of the time.
    📢 Tune in for a fun episode and learn which marketing strategies are the best for your agency!


    The Insurance Dudes Weekly 5-Min Read
    Tips, Tricks, and Wizardry for Everything Your Agency Touches
    Subscribe for a treasure trove of knowledge, and never miss out on a golden nugget again! Our newsletter is the map to the hidden gems of insurance mastery.
    Subscribe Here


    Ready to Unearth the Goldmine of Internet Leads?
    Unlock the Alchemy of Turning Internet Leads into Gold with "Internet Lead Secrets"
    Dive into the strategies that transformed us into Midas of the insurance world, writing over 10mm in annualized auto premium amidst global chaos. Grab your copy before it vanishes!
    Check It Out Before It’s Gone!


    Teledudes Telefunnel™ Agency Growth System
    On-Demand Masterclass: The Treasure Map to Lead Mastery
    Step into our world where leads are never cold, and revenue streams flow like rivers of gold. Register now and discover the X marks the spot of agency growth.  
    Register And Dominate!


    Is Your Agency a Sleeping Giant or Just Sleeping?
    FREE Agency Growth Diagnosis with Jonathan Cuevas
    Don’t let your agency be a ship lost at sea. Book your growth call now and let Jonathan, the captain who steered Jason's team to $250k a month, navigate you to the treasure island of your business goals. Get your growth plan, tailored just for you. It's time to wake the giant within.


    Book My Agency Growth Call Now


    Dive into an episode where entertainment and enlightenment collide, and walk away with a toolbox that even Feynman would envy. The Insurance Dudes are on a mission: making the complicated uncomplicated, and having a blast along the way. Are you in?  #LEGO



    Support the showHey there! Thank you for listening! We'd be SUPER GRATEFUL for a subscribe!

    And a review over on the Apple Podcasts would be incredible!

    Check out our newsletter, webinar, and some great Internet Lead tactics at The Insurance Dudes Homepage.

    We appreciate you!

    Craig Pretzinger & Jason Feltman
    The Insurance Dudes

    • 19 min
    Insurance Brass Tactics To Avoid Failure | Insurance Agency Playbook

    Insurance Brass Tactics To Avoid Failure | Insurance Agency Playbook

    It's Insurance marketing 101 day and we are going to learn about the tactics that are a no-go for new P&C agents!!!
    Jason and Craig break it down, quite literally with a funny and catchy jingle, how cold calling, generic email marketing, and relying on social media marketing and advertisements is not a fruitful strategy.
    📢 Tune in for fun times and insights and stick around for the next episode to learn the actual tactics that will help you build your agency as a solid brand!


    The Insurance Dudes Weekly 5-Min Read
    Tips, Tricks, and Wizardry for Everything Your Agency Touches
    Subscribe for a treasure trove of knowledge, and never miss out on a golden nugget again! Our newsletter is the map to the hidden gems of insurance mastery.
    Subscribe Here


    Ready to Unearth the Goldmine of Internet Leads?
    Unlock the Alchemy of Turning Internet Leads into Gold with "Internet Lead Secrets"
    Dive into the strategies that transformed us into Midas of the insurance world, writing over 10mm in annualized auto premium amidst global chaos. Grab your copy before it vanishes!
    Check It Out Before It’s Gone!


    Teledudes Telefunnel™ Agency Growth System
    On-Demand Masterclass: The Treasure Map to Lead Mastery
    Step into our world where leads are never cold, and revenue streams flow like rivers of gold. Register now and discover the X marks the spot of agency growth.  
    Register And Dominate!


    Is Your Agency a Sleeping Giant or Just Sleeping?
    FREE Agency Growth Diagnosis with Jonathan Cuevas
    Don’t let your agency be a ship lost at sea. Book your growth call now and let Jonathan, the captain who steered Jason's team to $250k a month, navigate you to the treasure island of your business goals. Get your growth plan, tailored just for you. It's time to wake the giant within.


    Book My Agency Growth Call Now


    Dive into an episode where entertainment and enlightenment collide, and walk away with a toolbox that even Feynman would envy. The Insurance Dudes are on a mission: making the complicated uncomplicated, and having a blast along the way. Are you in?  #LEGO



    Support the showHey there! Thank you for listening! We'd be SUPER GRATEFUL for a subscribe!

    And a review over on the Apple Podcasts would be incredible!

    Check out our newsletter, webinar, and some great Internet Lead tactics at The Insurance Dudes Homepage.

    We appreciate you!

    Craig Pretzinger & Jason Feltman
    The Insurance Dudes

    • 13 min
    Hiring Hell In The Insurance Agency

    Hiring Hell In The Insurance Agency

    What is the biggest mistake agency owners might be making when it comes to hiring? Waiting for a vacancy to open up!
    Welcome back to another candid and funny episode of the playbook, today our hosts get #VeryReal and #VeryHonest with their hiring strategies. Jason and Craig evaluate an article by Amy C and give their insights on the 5 strategies that Amy has written about.
    With an in-depth analysis on each of the 5 points, Idudes start by discussing when an agency should be on a lookout for hiring. Moving on to the ABH strategy and the greener grass syndrome, they discuss it all. 
    📻 Tune in for a really fun episode with the Idudes to learn about their very candid hiring strategies and how you can apply these tried and tested strategies to excel your agency towards success!

    The Insurance Dudes are on a mission to find the best insurance agentsaround the country to find out how they are creating some of the top agencies. But they do not stop there, they also bring professionals from other industries for insights that can help agents take their agencies to the next level. 
    The Insurance Dudes focus on your agency’s four pillars: Hiring, Training, Marketing and Motivation! We have to keep the sword sharp if we want our agencies to thrive. 
    Insurance Dudes are leaders in their home, at their office and in their community. This podcast will keep you on track with like minded high performing agents while keeping entertained!


    About Jason and Craig:
    Both agents themselves, they both have scaled to around $10 million in premium.  After searching for years for a system to create predictability in their agencies, they developed the Telefunnel after their interviews with so many agents and business leaders.  
    Taking several years, tons of trial and error, and hundreds of thousands of dollars on lead spend, they’ve optimized their agencies and teams to write tons of premium, consistently, and nearly on autopilot!
    LEARN MORE BY Registering for TUESDAY’s LIVE CALL With The Insurance Dudes!
    GET YOUR FREE INTERNET LEAD CHECKLIST TODAY! 👇
    https://www.theidudes.com/implants1608704377984#submit-form

    For more information and access to valuable resources, visit the Insurance Dudes!
    https://www.theidudes.com/implants1608704377984
    Support the showHey there! Thank you for listening! We'd be SUPER GRATEFUL for a subscribe!

    And a review over on the Apple Podcasts would be incredible!

    Check out our newsletter, webinar, and some great Internet Lead tactics at The Insurance Dudes Homepage.

    We appreciate you!

    Craig Pretzinger & Jason Feltman
    The Insurance Dudes

    • 13 min
    Nobel Prize Framework For Easy Insurance Sales | Insurance Agency Playbook

    Nobel Prize Framework For Easy Insurance Sales | Insurance Agency Playbook

    Fasten your seatbelts, as the Insurance dudes take you for a fun and exciting ride through the world of quantum physics today. That’s right! Jason and Craig sit together to discuss and deconstruct Richard Feynman’s infamous theory and create the ultimate Insurance Simplification Framework to help break down intensely complex insurance processes for clients and to build up your knowledge as well. The framework includes 4 steps, Step one is to pick an insurance concept you want to water down. Step two is to try teaching it to a child, quite literally. Because teaching something more than once really helps solidify your own concepts. The next step is to review and redefine where your learning is lacking, this analysis will give you a deeper look into your teachings and learnings about the concept. And the last step is to make notes and revisit your teachings often! And that, ladies and gentlemen, is the Insurance framework.
    📻 Tune in to the episode to learn about the concept in depth and detail. Join us on this journey of insurance awesomeness today!

    The Insurance Dudes are on a mission to find the best insurance agentsaround the country to find out how they are creating some of the top agencies. But they do not stop there, they also bring professionals from other industries for insights that can help agents take their agencies to the next level. 
    The Insurance Dudes focus on your agency’s four pillars: Hiring, Training, Marketing and Motivation! We have to keep the sword sharp if we want our agencies to thrive. 
    Insurance Dudes are leaders in their home, at their office and in their community. This podcast will keep you on track with like minded high performing agents while keeping entertained!


    About Jason and Craig:
    Both agents themselves, they both have scaled to around $10 million in premium.  After searching for years for a system to create predictability in their agencies, they developed the Telefunnel after their interviews with so many agents and business leaders.  
    Taking several years, tons of trial and error, and hundreds of thousands of dollars on lead spend, they’ve optimized their agencies and teams to write tons of premium, consistently, and nearly on autopilot!
    LEARN MORE BY Registering for TUESDAY’s LIVE CALL With The Insurance Dudes!
    GET YOUR FREE INTERNET LEAD CHECKLIST TODAY! 👇
    https://www.theidudes.com/implants1608704377984#submit-form

    For more information and access to valuable resources, visit the Insurance Dudes!
    https://www.theidudes.com/implants1608704377984
    Support the showHey there! Thank you for listening! We'd be SUPER GRATEFUL for a subscribe!

    And a review over on the Apple Podcasts would be incredible!

    Check out our newsletter, webinar, and some great Internet Lead tactics at The Insurance Dudes Homepage.

    We appreciate you!

    Craig Pretzinger & Jason Feltman
    The Insurance Dudes

    • 9 min

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