Understanding the ROI of “Predict & Prevent” Solutions

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By Geoff Martin, President + Co-Founder KEY TAKEAWAYS: I’m fortunate to be constantly engaging with established insurance carriers that are seeking to incorporate technology into their product offerings. Rightly, most carriers seek to understand the potential return on investment (ROI), or the cost-benefit, of new technologies such as our platform, prior to signing contracts and […]

Secure Your Smart Home: A 6-Step Guide to Protecting Your Devices

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Example of expert content available in the vipHome.app The average American home now has 20.2 connected devices inside of it, and by 2025, the number of smart homes in the U.S. is expected to reach 77 million. Unfortunately, like any connected device, smart home tech can be hacked. “If you have a lot of smart home devices and […]

How Do Wildfires Start? The Most Common Causes & How to Save Your Home

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Example of expert content available in the vipHome.app This summer, Canadian wildfire smoke spread across the U.S. and engulfed more than a third of our country’s population. While this may have been an anomaly, wildfires are common in many parts of the United States with more than half of all U.S. properties at risk for wildfire damage.  Michele Steinberg, […]

Delivering Meaningful Impact to Core Insurance KPIs through Driving Customer Engagement

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By Mario Passalacqua, Chief Growth Officer In recent months, Insurance Carriers in the homeowner segment have been addressing profitability challenges through a willingness to exit geographies particularly prone to catastrophic incidents such as wildfires, extreme flooding, etc. It’s an understandable strategy but brings with it reduced revenues, regulatory challenges, and new footnotes in financial statements. Beyond this, […]

Aging in Place: Quick Tips to Make Your Home Safer and More Comfortable

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Example of expert content available in the vipHome.app By Laurie Smith, vipHome.App Brand Ambassador Home has a deep meaning for many of us. It’s where we have raised our families, shared memories, survived struggles and celebrated joys. It’s a place that is safe, despite the sometimes chaotic world around us. That’s why aging in the […]

How to Chill Out: Top Summer HVAC Tips You Need to Read Right Now

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Example of expert content available in the vipHome.app Summer 2023 is already off to a sizzling start. An early heat wave hit the southern states in early June, and with the reemergence of El Niño, some parts of the country are in for a sun-sational summer. Is your air conditioner up to the challenge? Our […]

6 Top Questions About Electric Vehicle Chargers for Home, Answered by the DOE

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Example of expert content available in the vipHome.app Electric vehicles (EV) are quickly becoming mainstream. According to the Argonne National Laboratory, more than 3.4 million EVs are on American roads today, and they are expected to make up more than 50% of new vehicle sales by 2030. For many Americans, this may mean less time […]

FEMA Shares How to Prepare Your Home and Family for a Hurricane

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Example of expert content available in the vipHome.app Last year, Hurricane Ian devastated parts of Florida, killing more than 140 people and causing between $50 and $65 billion in property damage. Unfortunately, it wasn’t an isolated event. Numerous hurricanes threaten the U.S. each year, and many have been infamous – Andrew, Katrina, Sandy, Charley, Maria – due […]

The Secret Sauce for Policyholder Engagement

Super Bowl champions change. The stock market fluctuates, and there’s a new Picture of the Year every March. However, there’s at least one constant in the universe: customer acquisition costs are high in the insurance industry. With some experts estimating the total cost at $900 per customer, retention remains a business imperative in the insurance space.  […]