Participation expands regional wholesaler’s commercial reach with retail insurance agents
MINNEAPOLIS, MINN., March 27, 2018 — TrustedChoice.com, an insurtech company that develops digital solutions for the independent insurance channel, today announced regional wholesaler Tuscano Agency joins its digital marketing platform. Tuscano’s participation enhances visibility to 20,000 Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (Big “I”) member agents looking to place business generated by TrustedChoice.com’s Advantage referral program.
What began as a one-person business on Bill Tuscano’s Greensburg, PA front porch in 1970 today has today grown into a large, regional commercial lines wholesaler spread across 21 states. Offering market access for multiple lines of Property & Casualty business to commercial agents, with an additional specialty for Trucking business, Tuscano attributes its growth to putting customer relationships first and providing direct access to experienced underwriters and highly rated specialty insurance market products.
“We’ve built our company by building lasting relationships and investing in technology,” said Jeremy George, sales team leader at Tuscano. “Teaming up with TrustedChoice.com to advance our support for retail agents with digital tools that drive business opportunities while also driving market visibility for our brand is in our sweet spot. We’re excited to begin forging new relationships with TrustedChoice.com agents through digital technology.”
TrustedChoice.com has perfected the art of ranking for key insurance search terms online, with 6,000-plus insurance content pages leading millions of insurance buyers to TrustedChoice.com and creating 10 million impressions a month. The website’s Appetite Engine™ is smart, placing a carrier’s brand in front of the right prospect and agent at the right buying moment—all tailored to the carrier and agent’s appetite.
“We’re very pleased to be partnering with Tuscano Agency to provide resources that add new digital channels to grow their commercial visibility and business with our agent network,” said Vincent Savarese, senior vice president of carrier relationships at TrustedChoice.com. “Tuscano is a great example of a company leaning forward to keep agents educated in digital marketing strategies and offer access to relationship-building tools that drive their revenue and success.”
Tuscano Agency has provided insurance solutions to retail producers looking to place their brokerage business since 1970. Today, Tuscano operates in 21 states spanning the northeast, mid-Atlantic, southeast and midwest. The company offers brokerage products through both admitted and non-admitted carriers and uses its experience and expertise to search the marketplace for the insurance options insurance buyers seek.
TrustedChoice.com partners with independent insurance agencies and insurance carriers to connect insurance buyers with the right local insurance agent. Our digital platform pairs insurance consumers with participating local independent insurance agents and carriers through a proprietary search engine optimization strategy that drives organic traffic and boosts online digital lead referrals. As the leading digital referral platform, our solutions have created 13 million agency impressions and 150,000 online