Adam  Johnson

Adam Johnson

Content Manager

Adam’s five plus years at QuoteWizard has seen him cover a broad range of the insurance industry from both the agent and consumer side of the business. Starting out on the agent side, Adam launched the Agent Resource blog aimed to help agents maximize their lead programs. On the consumer side, Adam wrote extensively in Auto and Home insurance focused on the rate factors of both products. His primary focus is now on insurance data and it's impact on insurance rates. Data driven studies on the best and worst driving states, and car ownership vs rideshare have been featured on major news sites like DailyMail, TheNextWeb, Yahoo Finance and Geekwire. Adam holds a journalism degree from Seattle University, where he covered SU sports for campus newspaper The Spectator.

Articles By Adam

Healthcare Spending Declines During Pandemic

With so many people avoiding regular medical visits, hospitals and healthcare facilities saw significant decline in spending and record debt.

States with the Most Physically Active People

We looked at which states were most physically active and paired data during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders to see how it impacted active states.

Top Health Insurers Report Billions in Profit During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has left millions ill with the virus and millions of Americans unemployed. Yet, health insurance companies are recording record profits.

Uninsured Rates Grow as Pandemic-Related Job Loss Increases

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many unemployed and uninsured. See which states have been most impacted.

Which States Mobility Rates Have Been Most Affected by the Coronavirus

Americans mobility outside of the home has seen a significant decline since the coronavirus. See which states mobility has been most affected by the Coronavirus.

Uninsured Rates are Putting Essential Workers at Greater Risk

Essential workers are facing greater risk in their work environments due to lack of health insurance and increased exposure to COVID-19

Smoking associated with high risk of COVID-19

New research finds that smoking is among the leading risk factor for young adults, putting 1 in 3 at risk of serious illness from COIVD-19

Child Flu Vaccination Rates By State

Estimated decline in child vaccination rates during the coronavirus pandemic cases elevated back-to-school risk.

States With the Biggest Decrease in Child Auto Fatalities

Connecticut, Illinois and Wisconsin had the largest decreases in child motor fatalities.Nationally, child motor fatalities decreased by an average of 52% since 1994.The national average

States with the Best Medicaid Benefit Programs

QuoteWizard analyzed cost and funding data in each state to see which states provide the best Medicaid benefits.

Most Dangerous Roads During COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Orders

We analyzed driver behaviors in each state to see which states have the most dangerous roads during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders.

States with the Highest Hospital Expenses

We analyzed hospital expense data to find which states have seen the largest increases in expenses over the last decade.

COVID-19 Unemployment and the Impact on Uninsured Rates

Unemployment from COVID-19 layoffs will leave millions of Americans without health insurance and it will continue to grow with unemployment.

States Where Millennials Are Most At Risk of COVID-19

Underlying health conditions like chronic lung and cardiovascular disease puts people at higher risk of severe COVID-19 symptoms. We analyzed which states have the highest rate of millennials with underlying health conditions.

How the Environment Has Influenced COVID-19

How has air pollution in states affected the rate of COVID-19 cases? QuoteWizard analysis finds a connection between high polluting states and COVID-19 death rates.

States With The Highest Rate Of Seniors With Underlying Health Conditions

We analyzed CDC data on the most common high risk health conditions among seniors in each state to find where at-risk seniors are move vulnerable.

States Most Prepared for Hospital Capacity

We analyzed Kaiser Family Foundation data on hospital beds and physicians per capita in each state to determine which states are most prepared for hospital capacity.

States Most Prepared for Public Health and Natural Disasters

When disaster strikes and public health is at risk how prepared is your state to handle the situation? We here at QuoteWizard evaluated each states on preparedness.

The Most Gas Guzzling States

Which states consume the most gas? QuoteWizard analyzed FHA data on gas consumption to find which states are the biggest gas guzzlers.

Most Heart-Healthy States

QuoteWizard analyzed CDC heart health factors to find which states are the most heart healthy.

Most Accident-Prone Cars

QuoteWizard analyzed insurance quote data to find which cars on the road are most prone to accidents.

States with the Highest Marriage and Lowest Divorce Rates

QuoteWizard looked at marriage and divorce rates over a 10 year period to see which states people are getting married and divorced at the highest rate.

States with the Largest Increase in Health Insurance Premiums

QuoteWizard analyzed health insurance premium data across the country to see which states are seeing the largest increase in health insurance premiums.

Most Dangerous Sports for High School and College Students

QuoteWizard analyzed sports injury data among high school and college age people to see which sports were most common for injuries in that age group.

Ohio Driver Report

How do Ohio drivers grade out? We here at QuoteWizard evaluated Ohio drivers on millions of data points to see how good or bad drivers really are.

Smoking on the Decline as Vaping Increases

As people quote smoking and pick up vaping we wanted to see which states are seeing the highest rate of smoking to vaping transition.

Minnesota Driver Report

How do Minnesota drivers grade out? We here at QuoteWizard evaluated Minnesota drivers on millions of data points to see how good or bad drivers really are.

States with the Highest Rate of Natural Disasters

We analyzed FEMA natural disaster data to see which states have seen the largest increase in natural disasters over a period of the last 40 years.

States with the Highest Rates of Depression

Our analysis of depression rates across America found a direct link to access to mental healthcare and increases or decreases of depression rates.

Texas Driver Report

How do Texas drivers grade out? We here at QuoteWizard evaluated Texas drivers on millions of data points to see how good or bad drivers really are.

Virginia Driver Report

How do Virginia drivers grade out? We here at QuoteWizard evaluated Virginia drivers on millions of data points to see how good or bad drivers really are.

Opioid Prescription Rates Versus Overdose Rates

Is over prescription of opioid drugs the root cause of our current opioid epidemic? We dig in to find out how big pharma plays a role in drug overdoes.

North Carolina Driver Report

How do North Carolina drivers grade out? We here at QuoteWizard evaluated North Carolina drivers on millions of data points to see how good or bad drivers really are.

Worst States for Speedy Drivers

For the lead footed drivers out there, some states are more forgiving and others can be more costly. See which states are best and which are worst for speedy drivers.

Missouri Driver Report

How do Missouri drivers grade out? We here at QuoteWizard evaluated Missouri drivers on millions of data points to see how good or bad drivers really are.

America's Booziest States

Which states are the heaviest drinkers? QuoteWizard analyzed CDC data to find where America's booziest states are.

Illinois Driver Report

How well do Illinois drivers grade out? We put together key driving factors to see how good, or bad Illinois drivers really are.

States with the Most Distracted Drivers

Texting and driving has become a deadly habit with the advent of cell phones. Find out which states are most distracted behind the wheel

Georgia Driver Report

How well do Georgia drivers grade out? We put together key driving factors to see how good, or bad Georgia drivers really are.

Arizona Driver Report

How well do Arizona drivers grade out? We put together key driving factors to see how good, or bad Arizona drivers really are.

Most Dangerous States for Pedestrians

Which states are most dangerous for pedestrians. We analyzed NHTSA pedestrian fatality data to find where pedestrians are at the most risk.

Best and Worst Driving Cities in New York

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in New York have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

Best and Worst Driving Cities in New Mexico

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in New Mexico have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

Colorado Driver Report

How well do Colorado drivers grade out? We put together key driving factors to see how good, or bad Colorado drivers really are.

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Minnesota

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Minnesota have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list

States with biggest improvement in uninsured rates

Since 2008 every state has seen an improvement in uninsured people. But which states have seen the biggest improvement?

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Connecticut

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Connecticut have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

The Booziest Brunching States

QuoteWizard looked at drunk driving car crashes during brunch hours to see which states had the highest rate of drunk drivers during the day.

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Montana

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Montana have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

Popular Cities for Millennial Homeowners

The millennial generation is often seen as the generation that will never own a home. However, many millennial's are making it work. Find out which cities are most popular for millennial homeowners.

Best and Worst Driving Cities in South Carolina

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in South Carolina have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

States with the Worst Road Infrastructure

QuoteWizard analyzed road infrastructure data to see which states ranked overall for worst road infrastructure.

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Wyoming

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Wyoming have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

Best States for Mental Health Care

QuoteWizard analyzed mental health care data from Mental Health America to determine which states provide the best mental health care.

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Idaho

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Idaho have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Wisconsin

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Wisconsin have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

Most Dangerous Months to Drive

Ever wonder what months are the most dangerous to be on the road? We compared fatality rates of each month of the year to find out which months are most dangerous.

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Nebraska

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Nebraska have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Alabama

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Alabama have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

States with Biggest Decrease in Drunk Driving Fatality Rates

QuoteWizard compared NHTSA data from 2000 to 2017 to find which states had the largest decrease in drunk driving fatalities.

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Kentucky

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Kentucky have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Massachusetts

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Massachusetts have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

States with the Biggest Increase in Diabetes Rates

QuoteWizard compared the prevalence of diabetes in each state to see which states had the highest increases in diabetes from 2007 to 2017.

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Indiana

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Indiana have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

States With Highest Dog Bite Claims

Dog bite claims are more common and costly than you think. See where your state ranks for most costly dog bite claims.

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Oklahoma

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Oklahoma have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

The Risk of Pool Related Injuries for Homeowners

Summer months present a greater risk for pool related injuries and homeowners are liable for their guest swimmers.

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Florida

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Florida have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Kansas

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Kansas have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

States With the Highest Rate of Skin Cancer

Ranking all 50 states on rate of new Melanoma cases. The states with the highest rate of skin cancer will surprise you.

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Utah

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Utah have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

States with the Highest Rate of Vapers

Which states have the highest rate of vapers? We ranked all 50 states based on crude prevalence of e-cigarette among residents.

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Tennessee's

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Tennessee have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Illinois

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Illinois have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Virginia

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Virginia have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

Most Dangerous States for Motorcycle Riders

Which states are the most dangerous for motorcycle riders? We ranked each state to find where it's most dangerous to ride your motorcycle

Best and Worst Driving Cities in North Carolina's

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in North Carolina have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

America's Fittest and Fattest States

What states have the fittest and fattest people? QuoteWizard ranked all 50 states on obesity statistics to find where the fittest and fattest people are.

Nevada's Most Distracted Drivers

Distracted driving is a serious problem across America. What parts of Nevada have the highest rate of distracted drivers?

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Oregon

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Oregon have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

Best and Worst Driving Cities in Michigan

QuoteWizard used driver data to find out which cities in Michigan have the best or the worst drivers. Does your city make the list?

Where do New Jersey’s Distracted Drivers Live?

Distracted driving is a serious problem across America. What parts of New Jersey have the highest rate of distracted drivers?

Pennsylvania’s Best and Worst Driving Cities

The fifth most populated state in the country, Pennsylvania logged 101.1 billion car miles in 2017. All those miles create a ton of risk for drivers in the Pennsylvania roads.

Safest Driving Cities in Colorado

The harsh winter conditions in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado make road conditions among the most dangerous in the country. Overall, Colorado tends to be pretty seasoned drivers in the snow, and

Top 10 Most Popular Cars Driven by Millennials

With 71 Million estimated Millennials in America today, they’re closing in on becoming America’s largest generation. Millennials are the trend setters in industries like technology, but the auto

The Best and Worst Drivers in the United States, by City

Ever think to yourself, “My city has the worst drivers in the world”? Your fellow drivers that drive too fast or too slow. Drivers who cut you off or camp out in the left lane. Bad drivers are

Borrowed car in accident. Whose insurance pays?

What happens if someone borrows your car and gets into an accident? Find out if you're covered by your auto insurance when you loan your car to a friend or family member.

3 Tips To Boost Life Insurance Sales

Every September life insurance agents can take advantage of the great resources offered by the LIFE Foundation to help promote Life Insurance Awareness Month.

Insurance Lead Management: Tips for Efficient Sales Tracking

There is a systematic way of going about capturing insurance leads. To get the best, you have to be the best, meaning calling and e-mailing nonstop.

Acting Fast on Your Leads

Act fast on your leads and increase your conversion rates with these important steps, and make a great first impression on your customer.

Using Annual Insurance Reviews to Reconnect with Customers

Be a part of your client's success story. Consider reviewing your year with your customers and offer them ways to set attainable goals for the future.

Q&A with Stuart Ganis: Maximizing Your Leads

We sat down with Stuart Ganis from Ganis Consulting, Inc. and asked him about ways agents can maximize sales opportunities using insurance lead management programs.

Finding Customers with a Larger Lead Territory

For insurance agents, the bigger your lead territory, the more opportunities there will be for leads and sales. Expand your business to be successful.

Life Insurance Resources for Agents

September brings yet another Life Insurance Awareness Month. Learn about how to highlight the benefits of life insurance to your customers.

Email Tips for Better Lead Conversion

Email marketing is an incredibly strong sales tool for insurance agents. These tips can help improve your email marketing make your conversion rates increase.

How to Score Insurance Leads in 4 Simple Steps

Separating qualified from unqualified leads can benefit your insurance agency. We have approaches you can use to determine the quality of your leads.

Consumer Risk Perception & Purchasing Insurance

It's an agent's job to emphasize the importance and benefits of having insurance to his customers. After all, it's better to be safe than sorry.

Key Platforms for Selling Insurance via Social Media

Insurance agents are now more than ever looking to social media to expand lead territory and conversion. These platforms are key to success.

Gain an Edge: Beat the Competition and Close More Policies

We want our agents to be ahead of the insurance game. That's why timing, great sales skills, and an easy process are key to closing more policies.

Nurturing Leads & Growing New Business

Nurturing your leads throughout the sales process can bring you closer to closing and developing a lasting relationship with your customers.

Successful Insurance Marketing Metrics 101

Using marketing metrics can help your insurance company analyze performance data better and also gain a clearer sense of how your company is doing.

Social Media Marketing for Insurance Agents

Today, more and more insurance agents are discovering the benefits of using social media to ramp up their marketing strategies.

7 Tools to Make Closing Leads Easier

Getting leads is one thing, but making them close is a whole other ballgame. Using the right tools will help make closing leads easier than before.

Insurance Marketing Tools for a Small Budget

Marketing on a small budget can offer great benefits over large companies that employ an entire marketing department, with a CMO and several marketing strategists.

Insurance Leads in the Digital Age

There are countless steps you can take to grow your insurance agency. Converting to an online platform is a sure fire way to gain more leads.

5 Ways to Increase Lead Conversion

After speaking with thousands of agents, we've compiled a list of the top five ways to increase lead conversion and strategies for each method.

The 10 Weirdest Insurance Polices Ever

There are more insurance policies out there than just for auto, life, home, or renters. In fact, there are some pretty weird policies that exist.