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    Advisor Websites at the Multi-Financial Conference

    Advisor Websites was really excited to attend the latest Multi-Financial Annual Advisors Conference that was held in Orlando, FL on October 25th to 28th. We met a lot of  great people during this conference and are thrilled to be the brand new website approved vendor for all ...

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    Topics: Cetera approved vendor, General, websites for multi financial advisors, multi-financial conference, websites for multifin advisors

    Email Marketing in 2010: Still an effective form of communication?

    These days, it seems all I hear about is how popular and powerful social media networking has become for businesses. What ever happened to email? Has it become more effective and easier to just communicate with our clients and prospects through social media?

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    Topics: e-mail marketing for advisors, email marketing for financial advisors, Financial advisor marketing, Marketing

    A Financial Advisor's Guide To Online Video Marketing

    If I asked you when you last watched a video online, I bet it wasn't that long ago. Nielsen reports that online video viewing on social networking sites was up by 98% in 2009 and studies show that including a video on your website even helps improve its organic rankings on ...

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    Topics: facebook for financial advisors, financial advisor online marketing, marketing ideas for financial advisors, Marketing, Online Marketing, resources for financial advisors, Sales Ideas

    How Facebook Ads Can Bring You More Clients

    By Daniel Cawrey

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    Topics: facebook ads for financial advisors, facebook for financial advisors, Social Media

    6 Ways All Financial Advisors Should Be Using Twitter

    If you are like most financial advisors, then you know that your biggest promoter is, well, you. Social media is an important part of your marketing strategy, but it's also time-consuming. That's why Twitter is perfect for the business crowd: it is quick and easy. But it can be ...

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    Topics: Financial advisor marketing, Twitter, twitter for financial advisors, Social Media, Social media for financial advisors, social media guide for advisors

    LinkedIn DirectAds for advisors – how to succeed

    Most financial advisors I have been talking have heard about pay-per-click or at least have seen some of these pay per placement ads on search engines like Google or Yahoo! These ads run on a bidding system that can prove very expensive for advisors trying to compete for ...

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    Topics: linkedin directads for advisors, LinkedIn for financial advisors, Marketing, Social Media

    October 22 2010, Friday links and blogs roundup

    Weekly review of important news in the financial industry, valuable articles about online marketing and compliance updates:

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    Topics: General

    Biggest mistake you can make with Social Media Marketing

    Just back from a 6 week trip through Europe (part work, part play) and had the opportunity to network with successful Social Media Marketers from Italy, Norway, and London. One of the biggest challenges we agreed upon was helping clients understand the difference between ...

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    Topics: Social Media, Social media for financial advisors, social media tips for advisors

    The top free tools you need to monitor your name and business online

    These days, your reputation can be boosted or destroyed with just one comment or 140 characters. Luckily, there are ways to keep track of what people are saying about you as you increase your presence online.

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    Topics: Blogging, Online Profile, Marketing, resources for financial advisors, Social Media, social media guide for advisors

    Facebook Fan page: A necessity for your social media strategy?

    You probably already have a personal Facebook account, but have you thought about bringing your business to Facebook as well? Given how personal many of our accounts are (I'm sure you've got some pictures you'd rather not share), we don't advise you to start adding potential or ...

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    Topics: facebook for financial advisors, facebook on financial websites, Financial advisor facebook profile, Social Media

    Great West Life Associate Advisor National Forum

    This past weekend, Advisor Websites' own Bart Wisniowski was fortunate to be invited to the first Associate advisor national forum hosted by our friends at Great West life. The purpose of the forum was to address the unique needs of Great West Life's top advisors through various ...

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    Topics: Bart Wisniowski, General, Great-West Life, website for gold key advisors

    Survey: E-mail marketing for financial advisors

    Financial Advisors, have you run e-mail marketing campaigns before? If so we need your input for our upcoming survey:

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    Topics: e-mail marketing for advisors, Survey

    October 15 2010, Friday links and blogs roundup

    Weekly review of important news in the financial industry, valuable articles about online marketing and compliance updates:

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    Topics: General

    How To: Build Your Email Marketing List

    If you've recently begun your career, or just launched your website, you probably don't have a large email list... yet. Email marketing should play a significant role as you build your online presence and it will go a long way to help convert your prospects into clients. After ...

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    Topics: e-mail marketing for advisors, email marketing for financial advisors, email marketing list tips, grow your email list, How-To, Marketing

    Financial Advisors: Optimize your LinkedIn Profile!

    I was just on LinkedIn creating a group and optimizing my profile.  How did optimize? Scoped out the competition! Ask yourself "When someone is searching for me/my profession, what do they type?"

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    Topics: 100% complete LinkedIn profile, Create a professional LinkedIn profile, LinkedIn for financial advisors, Social Media

    How to Increase Your Brand Presence and Get More Followers on Twitter

    As a financial advisor, you may still have your hands full with the baby boomer generation, but take note: your next generation of clients will be largely immersed in the online world. The millions of financial services professionals in North America are slowly taking their ...

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    Topics: Twitter, twitter for financial advisors, Social Media, social media guide for advisors

    October 8 2010, Friday links and blogs roundup

    Weekly review of important news in the financial industry, valuable articles about online marketing and compliance updates:

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    Topics: General

    Bart Wisniowski Website Showcase

    We are excited to present the new website of Bart Wisniowski, co-founder of Tidal Multimedia and AdvisorWebsites.com.

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    Topics: advisor websites, bart wisnioski, Customized website, financial advisor website design, financial advisor website template, Showcase

    Boost your financial website presence with online marketing - Webinar On October 19th

    Learn how to maximize your financial website for most return. Webinar includes tour of SEO'ed website, marketings tips, social media resources and best practices.

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    Topics: financial advisor marketing ideas, financial advisor web presence, Marketing, Social Media, webinar for financial advisors

    Advisors: Increase client retention and referrals with higher yields

    Getting new clients is hard. And once you've got them how do you keep them? Attentive customer care is important but ultimately it's about delivering good results. This article describes how the covered call strategy can be used by financial advisors to attract new clients and ...

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    Topics: client referral strategy for financial advisors, covered calls for advisors, increase client retention rate, Sales Ideas

    October 1 2010, Friday links and blogs roundup

    Weekly review of important news in the financial industry, valuable articles about online marketing and compliance updates:

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    Topics: communications tips for advisors, FINRA updates, General, generate referrals as an advisor, twitter for financial advisors