Marketing of insurance services in Nigeria: Problems & Prospects


Abstract


 The study was designed to evaluate marketing insurance services in relation toprospects and challenges by building marketing strategies in insurance service sector & how these strategies boost sales & marketability of a product which ultimately lead to customer satisfaction. The insurance scenario faces multiple challenges such as increased costs of operation, regulatory pressures, and inflexible technology infrastructure. These pressures are compounded by low to moderate premium growth & the increasing burdens of regulatory compliance. Keeping all the above problems around the study would attempt to study all the factors that contributed to the effective marketing strategies.
This paper presents different marketing strategies that are taken up in life insurance services keeping in view external and internal environment of the firm. Marketing strategy is the basic approach that the business units will use to achieve its objectives, and it consists of broad decisions on target markets, market positioning and mix, and marketing expenditure levels. As the financial services sector has become more competitive, financial institutions need to consider, ways of developing relationships with their existing customers in order to defend their market share. Strategic dimension of marketing should focus on the direction that an organization would take in relation to a specific market or set of markets in order to achieve a specified set of objectives. Every insurer must recognize that its "strategic posture" depends partly on the competitive environment, partly on its allocation of marketing resources


KEYWORDS:

Customer satisfaction, Insurance, Innovation, Marketing Strategies, Services.


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APA

Lamidi, M. (2018). Marketing of insurance services in Nigeria: Problems & Prospects. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/marketing-of-insurance-services-in-nigeria-problems-prospects-9043

MLA 8th

Lamidi, Murtala "Marketing of insurance services in Nigeria: Problems & Prospects" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/marketing-of-insurance-services-in-nigeria-problems-prospects-9043. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

MLA7

Lamidi, Murtala . "Marketing of insurance services in Nigeria: Problems &amp; Prospects". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 14 Apr. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/marketing-of-insurance-services-in-nigeria-problems-prospects-9043 >.

Chicago

Lamidi, Murtala . "Marketing of insurance services in Nigeria: Problems &amp; Prospects" Afribary (2018). Accessed April 14, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/marketing-of-insurance-services-in-nigeria-problems-prospects-9043

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