Astonish now Integrates with QQ Solutions to Provide a Complete Solution for Insurance Agency Management and Digital Marketing

By Newswire | October 10, 2012

Warwick, RI, 10/10/12 – Astonish, a leading insurance digital marketing system in the U.S., today announced its integration with QQ Solutions, Inc.’s agency management system, QQ Evolution 2. QQ Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of software and Web-based technology solutions for the insurance industry.

By partnering with QQ Solutions, Inc. for this integration, Astonish will create a more efficient workflow for the independent insurance agencies that use both the QQ Evolution 2 agency management system and the Astonish Virtual Profit Center digital marketing CRM.

The integration allows the systems to synchronize and share data and information about insurance clients and prospects to reduce the need for data entry, while saving time and minimizing mistakes.

“Integrating Astonish VPC and QQ Evolution 2 just makes sense,” said Adam DeGraide, Founder and CEO of Astonish. “It takes two already powerful tools and connects the data so that VPC Marketing and QQ Management work together seamlessly.”

“We’re excited by our partnership with Astonish and the work we’ve done together to integrate our two products,” said Mark Malis, CEO of QQ Solutions. “Independent insurance agencies nationwide now have a powerful set of tools that work together to help them efficiently market and manage their businesses.”

For more information about either product contact Astonish at 877-905-1999 or QQ Solutions at 800-940-6600.

About Astonish
Astonish is on a mission to change its clients’ lives by changing their business. The company firmly believes the local distribution channel is the greatest asset of the insurance industry and is dedicated to helping this channel (including insurance agencies, firms, and individuals) adapt to the modern landscape of the Internet consumers in order to thrive and not get left behind.

For over half a decade, Astonish has been the leader in providing digital marketing solutions for the insurance industry. Since 2006, Astonish has built a complete insurance marketing system. The Astonish system leverages three main arenas to help their clients grow: digital marketing, coaching and training, and the Virtual Profit Center.

At the core of the Astonish system is the Virtual Profit Center (VPC). Astonish designed and developed this proprietary software as an advanced automated Customer Relationship Marketing/Management tool (CRM) specifically for the insurance industry.

Astonish was founded by Adam DeGraide, CEO; Tim Sawyer, President; and John Boudreau, COO. It is headquartered in Rhode Island, with an office in Orlando, Florida. The company employs just over 100 employees and has marketing and sales representatives in more than 20 states.

Astonish was also recently named the 267th fastest growing private U.S. company in the Inc. 500.

About QQ Solutions, Inc.
Named by South Florida Business Journal in October 2011 as one of the 25 fastest-growing technology companies in South Florida, QQ Solutions is a software as a service (SaaS) company that provides feature-rich, affordable solutions that help independent insurance agencies grow revenues, enhance productivity and operate more efficiently.

QQ Solutions strives to delight its customers by exceeding their expectations in product quality, customer service, training & support, and by meeting their evolving needs through a program of continuous product development and improvement incorporating the best available technologies.

The company’s QQ Evolution 2 agency management system allows agencies to focus on making money anytime and anywhere. QQ Evolution 2 offers agencies the best set of features and capabilities to grow and manage your agency at a very low price with no contract and no setup fees. It’s easy to get started, easy to implement, and easy to get training at no additional cost! Agency data are maintained in our state-of-the-art data center. And, our Service Level Agreement guarantees system availability. Agents can access the system securely from their PCs or notebooks, wherever they have an Internet connection. Plus, we perform great conversions from virtually any competitive system. It’s all about value and service.

QQ WebRater is the state-of-the art Web-based auto insurance comparative rater that runs from the agent’s PC or Mac Web browser, wherever they have a broadband Internet connection. QQ WebRater quotes up to 6 cars and 6 drivers, provides real-time rates, pulls MVRs, binds policies, bridges to carriers and seamlessly integrates with QQ Evolution 2 agency management system. QQ WebRater Platinum Edition includes QQ WebAgent, a consumer portal that adds real-time auto insurance quoting to the agency’s website, along with lead distribution and management with the integrated QQ Marketing Dashboard.

QQ Solutions’ headquarters is located in Deerfield Beach, Florida, where the company employs 65 people in software development, product management, product support, professional services, marketing, sales, IT, finance, and administration.

To learn more about QQ Solutions products, please call the company at 1.800.940.6600 or visit the QQ Solutions website at:


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