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    Hack Attack Infographic: Hacks and Security Stats

    This  infograph and post from Richard Sharp, a writer over at gadgetsandgizmos.org, serves as a good reminder of how vulnerable our information can be online.

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    Topics: 2011 hackers, best hackers, Blogging, hacker information, infograph

    Precise Prospecting With the Push/Pull Technique

    Our businesses are built on the effectiveness of our prospecting efforts. Like everything in life, there has to be some “give and take,” or as we like to say in marketing, “push and pull.” The “push” gives prospects enough information about you, your practice, and your ...

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    Topics: Marketing, marketing for financial advisors, push pull marketing strategy

    Getting and Using Client Testimonials

    Important: this articles doesn't apply to US-based advisors. Client testimonials can be a great credibility builder to your financial services practice. You should include testimonials on your advisor website as well as other marketing materials you use. How to quickly collect ...

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    Topics: financial advisor, financial advisor website design, financial website, General, How-To, marketing ideas for financial advisors, testimonials for your website, Marketing, resources for financial advisors

    3 Examples Of How An Outdated Website Can Hurt Your Business

    An effective website is something that when executed properly, can have a significant impact on your marketing initiatives, and the overall success of your practise.  Sure, a lot of advisors have a website, but do all advisors believe in the benefits of having a website? Likely ...

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    Topics: Design, why a financial advisor needs a website, Marketing, website for financial advisor, website for financial professionals

    Morgan Stanley Social Media Strategy is Half-Baked

    "Now, the country's largest retail brokerage, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, has become the first major wealth manager to allow its brokers partial use of Twitter." - Press Release When it was announced on Wednesday that Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (MSSB) advisors would be given ...

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    Topics: morgan stanley social media, Social Media, social media strategy for advisors