Frequently Asked Questions

Build A Team

Who can we help become independent agency owners with EIA?


In this video, we discuss different groups of individuals who our existing agents can help become independent agency owners with EIA




How do I educate potential recruits about EIA?


  • You can start with telling potential recruits about your experience as an Agency Owner with EIA
  • Share with the potential recruit www.JoinEIA.com and guide then through it including the FAQs
  • Share with the potential recruit this link to our videos
  • Have the potential recruit join one of our 1 hour Learn about EIA meetings
  • Schedule a 1 on 1 30 min meeting with our Founder, the potential recruit(s), and you




How do I recruit a new agent into the GOLD plan?


Have the new agent sign up on the Opportunity page of your website




How do I recruit a new agent into the SILVER plan?


Have your recruit go to https://www.joineia.com/silver-plan to learn more and click on the Join button.




How do I recruit a new agent into the BRONZE plan?


Have your recruit to to https://www.joineia.com/bronze-plan to learn more and click on the Join button.





Learn About EIA

What is the story behind EIA?


The video below explains more about the company as told by the founder, Nathan Quayle.




Is there a demo of the website included in Bronze & GOLD plans?


You can watch our tech demo of the website below. You can also sign up for our Opening An Agency with EIA: CLICK HERE




Where can I see a demo of the comparative raters, and other tech provided with the SILVER and GOLD plan?


You can watch our tech demo of the comparative raters




What carriers do you have in my state?


You can review the products available by state with our EIA Carrier Grid




How much money can I make with EIA?


Ultimately this is up to you and the package you choose

  • Bronze plan provides referral fees for P&C sales as you aren't P&C licensed.
  • Silver plan provides 7% new 3% renewal for most P&C sales + commission overrides
  • Gold plan provides 9% new 4% renewal for most P&C sales + commission overrides
Watch the video for our GOLD Plan for Auto and Home insurance sales: EIA provides an Opportunity Estimator There is more potential than what we can show in an estimator. The estimator only shows Auto and Home and EIA provides a full suite of personal lines products (auto, home, condo, renters, motorcycle, boat, PWC, UTV, ATV, RV, Umbrella, etc.) plus small business commercial and alternative products Sign Up for our Opening An Agency Webinar: CLICK HERE




How does EIA compare to the competition financially?


Check out our video on financial comparison You can also join our Webinar for Opening An Agency: CLICK HERE




How do I join the EIA SILVER PLAN?


You can click on EIA SILVER PLAN and fill out the form. EIA will set up your website access and let you know when it is ready (most cases within 1 business day).




What products can I sell with the EIA GOLD PLAN?


With the EIA GOLD PLAN, you can sell all the personal lines insurance products plus small business insurance products that EIA has to offer and receive commissions from those sales. EIA will be adding more insurance products through 2021+ You can also sell non-insurance products that EIA offers like LegalShield for legal protection, Reliashield for ID theft protection, Long Term Care Alternative, and home security with ADT. You can learn more about these products by clicking here




How do I join the EIA GOLD PLAN?


You can click on EIA GOLD PLAN and fill out the form. EIA will set up your website access and let you know when it is ready (most cases within 1 business day).




How do I get appointed with carriers in the GOLD plan?


Read about our quick appointment process in the EIA Carrier Access and Appointment Process




Can I quote and sell the day I join?


With either BRONZE or GOLD plans, your website's online quote and sales capability starts as soon as you set up your 4EIA website (which can be done in about 30 minutes after you join). This allows consumers to go online and quote and buy Auto, Home, Condo, and Renters insurance directly from your website. For SILVER and GOLD plans - you receive comparative rater access whch provides more carriers and products than the website's online capabilities. This is normally provided in 1-2 busienss days after you join and you can start quoting and selling as soon as you have the comparative raters.




Does EIA provide leads?


EIA Provides

  • A professional website that has social media, email, SEO, and lead capture forms
  • EIA has a relationship with a lead provider for 50% off lead pricing
  • Monthly sales training webinars




How do I join the EIA BRONZE PLAN?


You can click on EIA BRONZE PLAN and fill out the form. EIA will set up your website access and let you know when it is ready (most cases within 1 business day).




What products can I sell with EIA BRONZE PLAN?


As you aren't licensed in P&C with the EIA BRONZE PLAN, you can receive referral fees for quotes on P&C products. You can also sell non-insurance products that EIA offers like LegalShield for legal protection, Reliashield for ID theft protection, Long Term Care Alternative, and home security with ADT. You can learn more about these products by clicking here




What products can I sell with the EIA SILVER PLAN?


With the EIA SILVER PLAN, you can use the Comparative raters to sell all the personal lines insurance products plus small business insurance products that EIA has to offer and receive commissions from those sales. EIA will be adding more insurance products through 2021+ You can also sell non-insurance products that EIA offers like LegalShield for legal protection, Reliashield for ID theft protection, Long Term Care Alternative, and home security with ADT. You can learn more about these products by clicking here




What are the costs of the different plans?


Bronze - $25 a month includes the website with ability for consumers to get their own quotes and buy online for Auto, Home, Condo, Renters, and Flood or call our call center to close the sale and buy other P&C products. + more access to sell other non-insurance products. You receive referral fees for P&C products and commissions from Non-Insurnace products Silver- $50 a month includes E&O insurance, comparative raters to sell auto, home, condo, and renters insurance products. You receive 7% new and 3% renewal commissions and the ability to recruit and earn override commissions. Gold - $70 a month and includes all of Bronze and Silver + the ability to bind and earn higher commissions 9% new 4% renewal plus the ability to recruit and earn override commissions.




Can I promote my Life, Health, and other insurance products with the EIA website?


Yes, we have the ability to build any product tile you need and then you can link that tile to your specific landing pages for your products. Watch video below to learn more





FAQ Navgation

How to navigate the FAQ


There are Categories at the top of the FAQ

  1. Learn about EIA - this is for those new to EIA and wanting to learn more
  2. Bronze Plan - this is for EIA agents on the Bronze plan to provide training and answer questions
  3. Silver Plan - this is for EIA agents on the Silver plan to provide training and answer questions
  4. Gold Plan - this is for EIA agents on the Gold plan to provide training and answer questions
  5. Build A Team - this is for existing EIA agents looking to expand their business





Bronze Plan

How do I use the Small Business Referral Tool?


Watch our video to learn more. Use your email as the Referral Code




How do I set up my website?


You can watch this video.




How do I learn about the carriers?


We have carrier fact sheets for you to reference where you can learn all about the carriers on the platform




What non-P&C products can I also sell with EIA?


You can also sell non-insurance products that EIA offers like LegalShield for legal protection, Reliashield for ID theft protection, Long Term Care Alternative, and home security with ADT. You can learn more about these products by clicking here If interested in any of them, please reach out to Nathan




How do I sign into my backoffice of my website for the Bronze or Gold plan?


Click on this link backoffice and sign in




How do I attend weekend Q&A meetings?


For EIA Silver and Gold plan agents only. In these optional meetings, EIA will provide an overview of what is new, have an open Q&A session, and provide some quick tips and tricks. Please use this link to attend Q&A meetngs




What if I have other specific questions not answered above?


Please schedule a 1 on 1 meeting with us and we can review your questions. Thanks




How do I add Links to my product tiles on the website to direct to my other landing pages or websites?


Within your backoffice of your website, you can go into the "Setup Your Website", there is a Custom URLs button where you can update where the "Learn More" button on your website for that product links to




What products can I sell with EIA BRONZE plan?


As you aren't licensed in P&C with the EIA BRONZE plan, you can receive referral fees for quotes on P&C products. You can also sell non-insurance products that EIA offers like LegalShield for legal protection, Reliashield for ID theft protection, Long Term Care Alternative, and home security with ADT. You can learn more about these products by clicking here




How do I join the EIA BRONZE Plan?


You can click on EIA BRONZE PLAN and fill out the form. EIA will set up your website access and let you know when it is ready (most cases within 1 business day).





Silver Plan

How do I use the Auto Comparison Rater to quote?


Watch the following video. The password to open the video is in your welcome email




How do I use the Home Comparison Rater to quote?


Watch the following video. The password to open the video is in your welcome email




How do I see the Progressive rate before I get an appointment?


You can set up the client in the ART system and get to RC1. When that runs and produces rates for your client, you can then email or text the TAMID to Nathan and someone at EIA will run the quote so that the Progressive rate shows up for you in the Notes section.




How do I get Swyfft or Openy quotes and sales?


Swyfft is a coastal homeowners carrier that EIA sells in NJ, FL, TX and a few other states. Openly is a homeowners carrier that EIA sells in the states where they are available. Currently, AZ, IL, KY, OH, PA, and TN. Other states coming soon. Please send the named insured, Address, Coverage A amount, date of birth of named insured via email to Nathan@JoinEIA.com and someone at EIA will run the quote for you and send it to you.




How do I get Neptune Flood or NFIP quotes and sales?


Neptune Flood is a private flood insurance company. NFIP is the National Flood Insurance Program as part of FEMA Please send the named insured, address, and coverage requested via email to Nathan@JoinEIA.com and someone at EIA will run the quote for you and send it to you.




I just joined and when can I access the comparative rater?


It takes a day or 2 after you join to get the Comparative raters turned on for you. If after 2 days of joining you haven't received the Comparative rater access email, please try the follwoing

  • Go to https://art.answerfinancial.com/ and use the reset password button
  • Type in your email
  • Check your email for the reset password email. It will come from service@online.answerfinancial.com Check your inbox, junk, promotions, notifications, etc. folders.
  • If you receive it, please reset password and sign in. Let us know if that worked for you.
  • If you don't receive it, please let us know by emailing Nathan@JoinEIA.com and we'll get the system team involved




How do I leverage the call center to close a sale?


Please reference this document Silver Sales Process




What products can I sell with the EIA SILVER PLAN?


With the EIA SILVER PLAN, you can use the Comparative raters to sell all the personal lines insurance products plus small business insurance products that EIA has to offer and receive commissions from those sales. EIA will be adding more insurance products through 2021+ You can also sell non-insurance products that EIA offers like LegalShield for legal protection, Reliashield for ID theft protection, Long Term Care Alternative, and home security with ADT. You can learn more about these products by clicking here




How do I use the Small Business Referral Tool?


Click here for the link and watch the video below. Use your email for the referral code




How do I learn about the carriers?


We have carrier fact sheets for you to reference where you can learn all about the carriers on the platform




What non-P&C products can I also sell with EIA?


You can also sell non-insurance products that EIA offers like LegalShield for legal protection, Reliashield for ID theft protection, Long Term Care Alternative, and home security with ADT. You can learn more about these products by clicking here If interested in any of them, please reach out to Nathan




How do I attend weekend Q&A meetings?


For EIA Silver and Gold plan agents only. In these optional meetings, EIA will provide an overview of what is new, have an open Q&A session, and provide some quick tips and tricks. Please use this link to attend Q&A meetngs




What if I have other specific questions not answered above?


Please schedule a 1 on 1 meeting with us and we can review your questions. Thanks




How do I join the EIA Silver Plan?


You can click on EIA SILVER PLAN and fill out the form. EIA will set up your website access and let you know when it is ready (most cases within 1 business day).





Gold Plan

I've got carrier appointments, when I bridge out of the comparison raters to make a sale in the carrier's platform, how do I get credit for that sale?


Watch the following video. The password to open the video is in your welcome email




How do I receive carrier appointments?


Please reference this document EIA Carrier Access and Appointment Process




EIA reduced pricing on leads contact information


EIA has formed a partnership to provide quality leads at discounted prices. EIA agents receive discounted rates for leads up to 50% off. Reach out to Nathan for lead contact email address.




My subscription to the GOLD plan lapsed, how do I rejoin?


Just sign into your backoffice and it will prompt you to update your credit card info




How do I request and set up a Facebook Business page as part of the GOLD plan?


Please request a Facebook Business page to Nathan@JoinEIA.com and after we build it and assign you as the admin, we'll reach out via email to let you know it is ready. Then you can finish setting up your page and if you need help, we included this video




How do I post to my Facebook Business page as part of the GOLD plan?


Watch this video and make sure when posting you use the Social Sharing Links in your backoffice of your website. You can get to those by signing into your backoffice, then in the menu, Leads, Social Sharing. In there are 4 different links to use when posting to social media.




How do I set up my website?


You can watch this video.




How do I add Links to my product tiles on the website to direct to my other landing pages or websites?


Within your backoffice of your website, you can go into the "Setup Your Website", there is a Custom URLs button where you can update where the "Learn More" button on your website for that product links to




How do I sign into my backoffice of my website for the Bronze or Gold plan?


Click on this link backoffice and sign in




I just joined and when can I access the comparative rater?


It takes a day or 2 after you join to get the Comparative raters turned on for you. If after 2 days of joining you haven't received the Comparative rater access email, please try the follwoing

  • Go to https://art.answerfinancial.com/ and use the reset password button
  • Type in your email
  • Check your email for the reset password email. It will come from service@online.answerfinancial.com Check your inbox, junk, promotions, notifications, etc. folders.
  • If you receive it, please reset password and sign in. Let us know if that worked for you.
  • If you don't receive it, please let us know by emailing Nathan@JoinEIA.com and we'll get the system team involved




How do I use the Auto Comparison Rater to quote?


Watch the following video. The password to open the video is in your welcome email




How do I leverage the call center to close a sale for carriers I don't have appointments?


Please reference this document EIA Carrier Access and Appointment Process




How do I see the Progressive rate before I get an appointment?


You can set up the client in the ART system and get to RC1. When that runs and produces rates for your client, you can then email or text the TAMID to Nathan and someone at EIA will run the quote so that the Progressive rate shows up for you in the Notes section.




How do I use the Home Comparison Rater to quote?


Watch the following video. The password to open the video is in your welcome email




How do I get Swyfft or Openy quotes before I'm appointed?


Swyfft is a coastal homeowners carrier that EIA sells in NJ, FL, TX and a few other states. Openly is a homeowners carrier that EIA sells in the states where they are available. Currently, AZ, IL, KY, OH, PA, and TN. Other states coming soon. Please send the named insured, Address, Coverage A amount, date of birth of named insured via email to Nathan@JoinEIA.com and someone at EIA will run the quote for you and send it to you. You'll get credit like you sold the policy and after only 1 sale, you can apply for an appointment.




How do I get Neptune Flood or NFIP quotes before I'm appointed?


Neptune Flood is a private flood insurance company. NFIP is the National Flood Insurance Program as part of FEMA Please send the named insured, address, and coverage requested via email to Nathan@JoinEIA.com and someone at EIA will run the quote for you and send it to you. You'll get credit like you sold the policy and after only 1 sale, you can apply for an appointment.




How do I use the Small Business Referral Tool?


Watch our video to learn more Use your email as the referral code




How do I learn about the carriers?


We have carrier fact sheets for you to reference where you can learn all about the carriers on the platform




What non-P&C products can I also sell with EIA?


You can also sell non-insurance products that EIA offers like LegalShield for legal protection, Reliashield for ID theft protection, Long Term Care Alternative, and home security with ADT. You can learn more about these products by clicking here If interested in any of them, please reach out to Nathan




How do I attend weekend Q&A meetings?


For EIA Silver and Gold plan agents only. In these optional meetings, EIA will provide an overview of what is new, have an open Q&A session, and provide some quick tips and tricks. Please use this link to attend Q&A meetngs




What if I have other specific questions not answered above?


Please schedule a 1 on 1 meeting with us and we can review your questions. Thanks





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