CLEVELAND, OH - February 10, 2006 - ComparisonMarket, Inc., owner and operator of Insurance.com, the nation`s largest online auto insurance agency, announced today that consumer car insurance quote requests on its website www.insurance.com increased by more than 20% in 2005. The fourth straight year of growth. This percentage reflects the growing comfort people have with using the Internet as a vehicle for researching and buying car insurance policies.
"During the past five years we have seen a tremendous growth on our site as a result of customers` increased confidence level with the internet," stated ComparisonMarket CEO Dave Roush. "We`ve embraced this new growth by adding over 100 licensed insurance agents to our sales center and have extended our sales center hours to 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern Standard."
Currently, over a dozen insurance carriers offer instant, competitive car insurance quotes through Insurance.com`s website. Customers are able to view multiple quotes and perform side-by-side comparisons to identify the best car insurance policy for their needs. In addition, customers have the option to purchase their policy online or through a licensed agent via Insurance.com`s toll-free number (1-800-639-9201).
Presently, Insurance.com offers consumers comparative car insurance quotes in every state except Massachusetts, Alaska and Hawaii. Complete information about Insurance.com`s car insurance quotation process can be found at www.insurance.com/quotes/Auto.aspx.
ComparisonMarket, Inc., based in Solon, Ohio, owns and operates Insurance.com. The Insurance.com website enables consumers to instantly compare and buy competitive auto insurance quotes directly from any of more than a dozen leading insurance companies. When ready to purchase, users have the option of completing the transaction online ortalking directly to an unbiased licensed agent. Other products include life, health and home insurance as well as travel, dental and pet health insurance.
In addition to Insurance.com, ComparisonMarket provides private labeled solutions to financial institutions, affinity groups and online marketplaces to offer their customers real choice and savings opportunities on auto insurance.
Dave Roush, CEO
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