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    New custom designed website for Private Ocean

    We are thrilled to showcase our latest financial advisor website design: Private Ocean. Within seconds, you can clearly feel that the accent was made on design and user experience.

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    Topics: advisor web design, Customized website, financial advisor website template, Gallery, Incorporated advisor, Private Ocean, Sample financial website, Showcase, US advisor website design

    Financial Advisors Marketing Tools: Cold Calling

    Whenever people talk about cold calling, you will most likely hear negative comments. Some people consider it to be rude while others may feel being harassed. On the flip side, the great thing about adding cold calling to your marketing arsenal is that it can generate leads ...

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    Topics: Cold Calling, Marketing, tips

    March 26 2010, Friday links and blogs roundup

    I've received huge positive feedback and responses regarding last week's links and blog roundup, which was the first of its kind on our blog. Since a lot of you enjoyed it, I've decided to make it a weekly blog event. From now now, I will post a short list of valuable articles ...

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    Topics: Facebook, financial advisors, General, google, Group Analysis, portfolio management, Reputation, Online Marketing, pay per click, Social Media

    LinkedIn for financial advisors. Why you need to connect!

    I just wanted to share with you the importance of using LinkedIn as a financial advisor and how it will greatly benefit your business

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    Topics: financial advisor, LinkedIn, Video, Marketing, Online Marketing, Social Media

    Tools: Meetup - what is it and should you participate?

    What is Meetup? Meetup is the world's largest network of self-organized clubs and community groups. Meetup makes it easy for anyone to organize a local group or find one of the thousands already meeting up face-to-face. More than 2,000 groups get together in local communities ...

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    Topics: community, financial advisor, Meetup, Resources, tools, Social Media

    March 19 2010, Friday links and blogs roundup

    Starting today, I am pleased to start a new type of weekly post: the Friday links and blogs roundup. every Friday, I will be sharing with you the most valuable links and blogs I have come across over the week.

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    Topics: Facebook, financial advisors, FINRA, General, google, iphone, mailchimp, portfolio management, retirement, Social Media

    Evolution of Marketing for Financial Advisors

    This is the first part of a 5 week series on the evolution of marketing in the financial services industry. The series will cover the new and old marketing tools used by Financial Advisors, their advantages and disadvantages, the compliance rules about social media and will ...

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    Topics: Blogging, Facebook, financial advisors, LinkedIn, Twitter, Marketing, online, Social Media

    Search Engine Marketing - part3: Web banners

    This week is the last one of our 3 weeks series on Search Engine Marketing (SEM). Today's article is about Web Banners (also known as banner ad) and will hopefully provide you with valuable information on how to get set up with banner ads, what you results you could expect and ...

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    Topics: Analytics, Banner ad, Search Engine Marketing, SEM, Web Banners, Marketing

    Maximize Your Advisor Website: Free Webinar March 29th 2010

    Our Advisor Websites specialist will provide expert insights and recommendations on how to get the most from your advisor website. This is a great start for all new users wanting to learn how to maximize their site for the most return. This free webinar includes a tour of ...

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    Topics: Analytics, How-To, SEM, SEO, Tour, Webinar, Marketing, Social Media

    Tools: Yammer - what is it and should you use it?

    Yammer is the leading real-time communication platform for companies, groups and organizations.  Unlike Twitter, Yammer focuses on businesses, and only individuals with the same email domain can join a given network. It allows businesses to create internal community and improve ...

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    Topics: Collaboration, communication tool, General, microblogging, social network, Yammer, Social Media

    Must watch video: Social Media ROI

    This week, I wanted to share another great video by Erik Qualman, the author of Socialnomics . This video highlights how corporations and thought leaders have been able to grow their customer base and increase their ROI by leveraging the power of social medias . You can watch ...

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    Topics: Facebook, Twitter, Video, Marketing, Online Marketing, ROI, Social Media

    Search Engine Marketing - part2: Contextual advertising

    This is the second part of our Search Engine Marketing series. Following last week article on Pay per click, this week, I will go over contextual advertising, explaining what it is, how it could benefit your business and share a few tips on to make it a successful piece of your ...

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    Topics: ads, AdSense, advertisement, contextual advertising, monetize, Search Engine Marketing, SEM, Marketing, Online Marketing

    Reminder: free tour of advisor website on March 15

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    Topics: General, Webinar, Marketing, Online Marketing, pay per click, Social Media

    Free Template: Website Referral Letter

    I thought it would be of great value to share with you a template for a website referral letter I have seen used by financial advisors in the past, resulting in highly positive feedback. You may want to use this letter if you've never done any official communication since the ...

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    Topics: Checklist/Template, client letter template, email marketing for financial advisors, Financial advisor marketing, Freebies, How-To, marketing ideas for financial advisors, promote your financial website, Marketing, resources for financial advisors

    Brand new website for Dolphin Financial

    John Saikaley, President of Dolphin Financial, an independent financial firm located in Ottawa, ON, Canada, is the latest website launched by Advisor Websites. John chose the advisor websites platinum plan to allow for further customization and greater design flexibility. Feel ...

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    Topics: Customized website, Dolphin Financial, financial advisor website template, Gallery, Sample financial website, Showcase, Webinar

    AdvisorWebsites.com - Welcome video from CEO Bart Wisniowski

    Introduction to AdvisorWebsites.com video blog by CEO Bart Wisniowski. You can connect with him on twitter: @bartwisniowski or email bart@advisorwebsites.com

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    Topics: Bart Wisniowski, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Video

    Search Engine Marketing – part1: Pay per click

    Following last month series of articles on Search Engine Optimization (website content optimization, keyword research and link building tactics), I am pleased to introduce this new set of articles: Search Engine Marketing (SEM). Over the next couple of weeks, we will go over the ...

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    Topics: adwords, SEM, Marketing, pay per click, PPC

    Maximize Your Advisor Website: Free Webinar March 15th 2010

    Our Advisor Websites specialist will provide expert insights and recommendations on how to get the most from your advisor website. This is a great start for all new users wanting to learn how to maximize their site for the most return. This free webinar includes a tour of ...

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    Topics: Analytics, How-To, SEO, Tour, Webinar, Marketing, Social Media

    New website design for the Chartwell Financial Group

    The Advisor Websites design team has once again created a striking visual for one of our Great-West Life client. This time for the Chartwell Financial Group, a financial advisory firm located in the Vancouver, British Columbia. Make sure you take a couple of minutes to browse ...

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    Topics: Chartwell Financial Group, Customized website, Design, financial advisor website template, Gallery, Sample financial website, Showcase