Yorba Linda, CA (PRWEB) December 10, 2004 -
InformINS, Inc., a privately held provider of insurance industry software products and technology consulting services, today announced that it has launched the websites4insurance.com agency web site service available to all insurance agencies in North America.
Organized in 1999 as a strategic software house servicing managing general agencies, insurance carriers, and independent producers/agents, InformINS enables its clients to conduct typical industry transactions faster, easier, and at a significant cost savings.
With over 100 insurance agencies signing on during the pre-release phase, InformINS is poised to offer its agency web sites through a broad-based national marketing campaign beginning in January 2005. The http://www.websites4insurance.com product is the first direct agency retail product developed by InformINS, which licenses numerous technology infrastructure systems to general agencies and carriers. InformINSÂ web sites agency tools empower insurance agents, brokers, and agencies to implement an online marketing and management system previously reserved for large agencies and MGAs.
ÂWe invested immense amounts of time conducting focus groups and evaluating insurance agentsÂ needs and habits,Â explains InformINS CEO, Paul Blomgren. ÂWe have developed a highly functional product with the most ease of use in the industry,Â states Blomgren. Yuri Vanetik, co-founder and InformINS director, clarifies that InformINSÂ insurance agency web sites were developed by insurance professionals who understand how technology increases an insurance agencyÂs premium volume and reduces operating expenses.
As Mr. Vanetik further explains, InformINS agency web sites include quote forms for all lines of insurance business at no additional cost to the customer. Below is a partial list of insurance quote forms InformINSÂ websites4insruance offer.
Auto Insurance - Homeowners Insurance - Commercial General - Term Life - Life - Workers Compensation - Motorcycle - Annuities - Group Health - Motor Home - Medical Malpractice - Combo:Office Pkg. and -Prof. Liab - Disability - Flood - Hotel - Inland Marine - Commercial Auto - BOP - Liquor - Renters - Condominium - Professional Liability - General Liability - Long Term Care - Health - Watercraft - Brew Pubs - Pharmacist - Restaurants - Special Events - Aviation - Simple EPL
In addition to providing quote forms the InformINS web sites deliver policy service forms, which allow an agencyÂs policyholders to request policy changes, certificates of insurance, and report losses online - 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
InformINSÂ Chief Technology Officer, Greg Lipman, points out that Âfor online insurance quotes our system allows for instant online rating integration with comparative rating vendors, proprietary rating systems, and Real Time Direct to Carrier ACORD XML rate exchangeÂ. This is an advanced feature not typically offered through other web site products. According to Mr. Lipman, most other insurance web site usually only offer simple HTML quote forms. Additionally, InformINS has a stand alone or co-branded web site builder version for carriers or strategic partners, which is available with compliance module and portal integration. The ACORD XML carrier interchange for new business quote requests and new business policy upload is also available, as well as PDF generation of application for select carriers/states. In its final pre-launch phase, InformINS has added a new feature to its web sites, which provides Instant Online Rating for over 100 Life insurance companies. According to Mr. Vanetik, ÂAnother important feature that InformINS competitors usually do not offer is an advanced web site statistics system that allows the customer to track where web site visitors are coming from, what time they are visiting and what pages of the web site they are going to.Â This statistics system supports custom page forms and external content statistics, as well as built in rating forms screen propagation.
InformINS web site products are highly scalable and self configurable. Their main break-through value proposition is advanced features which are highly user friendly and which have previously reserved for the insurance industry segment that could afford its own IT department. With InformINS websites4insurance insurance agencies have access to a user-friendly web site management console, which enables them to manage all aspects of their web site (including advanced marketing and management features) without paying the high cost typically associated with hiring a web developer or employing an IT department.
Organized in 1999 as a strategic software house servicing managing general agencies, mid-market carriers, and independent producers/agents, InformINS enables its clients to conduct typical industry transactions faster, easier, and at a significant cost savings. InformINSÂ growing list of MGA clients includes Alfa, Vision Insurance, RMIS, Legacy Insurance, eGeneral, SCJ Insurance, Nevada Pacific/Topa, Harbor, etc., thousands of insurance customers, and over 8,000 insurance agencies in eleven states.
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Paul S. Blomgren, Chairman & CEO
Yuri Vanetik, Esq. Vice Chairman & Director of Administration
17311 Green Pine Way
Yorba Linda, California 92886
For further information contact the Company at (714) 578-3300 or via email at email@example.com
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