Jim Schubert, Author at Southern States Insurance

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About Jim Schubert

Passionate advocate for small business leaders and independent insurance agents. Sharing ideas about digital marketing, sales, customer service and the lost art of human interaction.

New Refer-A-Friend Program

New Refer-A-Friend Program

Refer a friend now
Today we’re excited to launch our new Refer-A-Friend program at Southern States Insurance.

We’re making some great enhancements that will allow you to earn gift cards more frequently for the friends, family or clients you refer to us. Plus, every referral you send us will help someone else in need. Warm […]

5 Important Car Insurance Coverages Explained [Infographic]

5 Important Car Insurance Coverages Explained [Infographic]
Car insurance coverages can seem confusing if you’re not a full time insurance agent. So we’ve simplified them by breaking down the 5 most important ones in this handy infographic.

Bodily Injury Liability
This coverage can provide payment for pain and suffering of the OTHER person or persons involved in […]

Recruiting Email Template For Carriers

Recruiting Email Template For Carriers
Here’s the email template I mentioned that landed me a resume in my inbox and a scheduled interview in under 20 minutes.

I know it’s pretty simple, but it’s effective.

Just customize this for your particular situation. And then send it to as many carrier and broker contacts you know for the […]

Sewer Backup Insurance Coverage Explained

Sewer Backup Insurance Coverage Explained

Meet Joe. Joe’s a homeowner. The king of his castle.

But Joe’s got a royal problem. He came home from work to find a big mess in his bathroom. Raw sewage!

Is it his aging sewer system? A tree root that’s blocked his pipes? Or did Billy flush another toy down the […]

Ask An Agent #1: Do I Need Sewer Backup Insurance?

Ask An Agent #1: Do I Need Sewer Backup Insurance?

In our very first episode of “Ask An Agent”, Jim Schubert answers the question, “Do I need sewer backup insurance?”. Here are some of the finer points to his answer.

CAUSES OF SEWER BACKUP

Tree roots blocking your sewer pipes.
Improper disposal of paper products and grease. […]

6 Reasons You Need To Buy Sewer Backup Insurance Coverage

6 Reasons You Need To Buy Sewer Backup Insurance Coverage
Most homeowners policies do not cover sewer backup unless specific sewer backup insurance coverage is added. If your home falls victim to the damages of backups or overflows and you aren’t covered, you’ll be liable for home repairs and cleaning costs out of pocket. Discover some […]

Is Sewer Backup Insurance Worth It? [infographic]

Is Sewer Backup Insurance Worth It?
Did you know that the average loss due to water damage and freezing is $7,958 annually? And almost 35% of all homeowners insurance claims each year are from water damage? If you’ve got questions about protecting your home from water damage and leaks, then you’ve come to the right […]

How To Avoid These 3 Common Gaps In Insurance Coverage

How To Avoid These 3 Common Gaps In Insurance Coverage
To find out what the most common gaps are, we sought the advice of the claims professionals at SafeCo Insurance. All three examples shared a similar feature: a misconception that can lead to inadequate coverage.

#1 Valuable Articles Coverage

Misconception: If my wedding ring and grandma’s heirloom […]

How To Find A Water Leak In Your Home [infographic]

How To Find A Water Leak In Your Home

How To Find A Water Leak In Your Home In 4 Easy Steps:

Turn off the main water valve, then check the water meter outside your home. If it’s still moving, water is flowing somewhere. Did you know that average household leaks can amount to 10,000 gallons […]

How To Avoid Financial Disaster After A Natural Disaster [infographic]

How To Avoid Financial Disaster After A Natural Disaster [infographic]
 

 
How To Avoid Financial Disaster After A Natural Disaster
1. Don’t Pay In Full

Never pay a contractor in full or sign a certificate of completion until the work is done and you’re satisfied that work is competent.
2. Do Shop Around
Always get more than one estimate for […]