About us

Learn more about our story and how it all started!

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What We've Accomplished

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Canada's Fastest Growing Companies

2019, 2018, 2017

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Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies

2019, 2018, 2017

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Service Provider of the Year Finalist

2017, 2015

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Top 5 Best Workplace

2015

Our Story

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Our Beginnings

Advisor Websites started off as your typical web agency back in the early 2000’s. We were operating under a different name, building websites for anyone who needed one. Lucky for us, one of our first clients was a Financial Advisor. We assumed that building their website would be just like any other website, boy we were in for a surprise. When it came time to launching the firm’s website, the advisor asked if we were able to send the website to their compliance team. Compliance team? What was this all about? Well, we learned soon enough. After launching our first website for a Financial Advisor, word was travelling around Vancouver that we were the place to go if you were a Financial Advisor and needed a website. Over the next couple of years we built strong relationships with compliance offices all over Canada for some of the country’s largest groups of Financial Advisors.

Then came our expansion into the U.S. market.

We would like to say this part was a little more planned and strategic, but as truth would have it, it occured much earlier than we planned.

After securing the domain www.advisorwebsites.com, we started to generate a bit of inbound demand from Financial Advisors in the U.S., who were in need of a website. The conversations would always be the same.

“Hi there, do you do websites for financial advisors?”
“We sure do!”
“Do you work with U.S. advisors?”
“Oh, no.”

End of discussion.

That is, until one day when one of our founders decided to change his tune. We answered, “yes.”

 

We seemed to have chosen a good day to say yes, because the advisor on the other end was one of the top RIA’s in California. We did a good job getting them a cutting edge website, and in return, they provided us with mentorship and guidance on how best to bring our unique offering to a new market.

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What We’re Doing Today

Fast forward to 2019, and our compliant website building platform has served thousands of Financial Advisors across both Canada and the U.S. We’ve been riding the wave of digital adoption amongst Financial Advisors, and have expanded our offering to include marketing products and services to support Financial Advisors.

 

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Where We are Heading

As our website building platform continues to mature and evolve with industry demands, we are focusing a lot of our effort on security, compliance, and accessibility of our platform. We are growing Advisor Websites to become THE place for Financial Advisors to go for digital marketing.