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    Daniel's Dairies - Week 7

    We are getting closer to the end of my internship at Advisor Websites, but we are definitely not done yet. This week was again filled with fun and excitement. Read on for more.

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    Topics: advisor websites, Advisor Websites, daniels dairies, employee advisor websites, quick reads

    Advisors: 3 Steps to Better Blogging

    Editor’s Note: The following article was first published by Financial Planning as part of the 30 Days, 30 Ways campaign.

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    Topics: blog, Blogging, financial blogging, Marketing, Thought Leadership

    Why Advisors Need to Pay Attention to Social Analytics

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    Topics: Analytics, financial web marketing, social analytics, quick read, Social Media, web marketing

    Advisor Websites Spotlight: SoundView Advisors

     

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    Topics: advisor websites, functional design, General, online presence, web design

    The Glossary of Web Marketing Terms for Financial Advisors [Updated]

    The vocabulary of any financial web marketer can take a little time to catch onto. Digital marketing lingo dominates forums, social networks, and blogs from around the web, so it's important that advisors have a grasp on the basics of these words. We have compiled a list of some ...

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    Topics: digital marketing glossary, financial web marketing glossary, Freebies, internet marketing jargon, terminology web marketing

    Meet Fred - Advisor Websites Web Designer

    Name: Fred Chevalier

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    Topics: advisor websites, Advisor Websites, Company Culture, company culture, Funny, web design, web designer, web design tips

    Countdown to the Junxure Advisor Conference

    We are only three months away from our second annual Junxure Advisor Conference, and we couldn't be more excited with our lineup of speakers and sponsors for the event. Some highlights:

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    Topics: Advisor Websites, business analysis, Business Growth, conference business growth, junxure cloud, social media marketing

    The Digital Impact of the World Cup

    The 20th World Cup is over, but it sure did make its mark. For those who follow me on Twitter or Facebook you probably know that I recently returned from the World Cup in Brazil. It was beyond incredible. Having played soccer since I was 4 years old it’s always been a dream of ...

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    Topics: financial social media, impact social media, world cup, Social Media

    Fundamentals of Google Adwords for Advisors

    For financial advisors a Google Ad words campaign can be an important avenue to generate large potential leads and drive traffic to your website. This powerful service  is not to hard to set up and can have great effect on your current business. Some basic guidelines must be ...

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    Topics: Analytics, best practices PPC, financial adwords, financial web marketing, google adwords, pay per click, website

    A Financial Content Marketer's Best Friend? A Content Marketing Calendar

    Content marketing is all the rage within the financial services industry these days.

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    Topics: calendar editorial calendar, content marketing, financial blog, financial content marketing, Organization, Social Media, Thought Leadership

    Advisor Websites' Painted Picture

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    Topics: Advisor Websites, General

    How to set up Google Analytics (Part-1)

    How to set up Google Analytics (Part-1)

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    Topics: Analytics, financial web analytics, getting started with google analytics, Google Analytics, website

    Meet Lucas - AW's Project Manager

    Name: Lucas Rasmussen

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    Topics: advisor websites, Advisor Websites, client tips, Company Culture, Funny, project management, project managers

    Personal vs. Professional? What Advisors Should Share

    Editor’s Note: The following article was first published by Financial Planning as part of the 30 Days, 30 Ways campaign.

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    Topics: blog, branding, compliance, financial advisors, financial services, Marketing, Social Media, Thought Leadership

    6 Great Web Directories Financial Advisors Need to Be Listed In

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    Topics: advisor directories, digital marketing channels, financial web marketing, Freebies, Marketing, organic searches

    Daniel’s Diaries - Week 5

    Another week passed quickly without noticing, Canada day in Canada and Independence Day in the USA made the week even shorter. Hope you all had a great week as well. Here is what I have been up-to this week at AW.

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    Topics: advisor websites, Advisor Websites, financial web marketing

    Junxure Announces Wide Release of Junxure Cloud CRM for Financial Advisors

    Our friends at Junxure have some big news! The new Junxure Cloud is being unveiled for wide use.  President of Junxure, Greg Frieman has years of experience in the financial services industry and brings a new edge for improving and maintaining client relationships. This is a ...

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    Topics: Business Growth, cloud financial advisors, crm for financial advisors, financial advisors crm

    Once Upon A Time: How & Why Your Firm's Story Matters Online

    What story does your website tell to prospects who are eager to learn more about your firm and how you can help? Do people *get* you based on what they see online?

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    Topics: advisor websites, Advisor Websites, digital marketing, financial marketing, financial web marketing, webinar financial marketing, website story

    How to Develop Creative Content

      In this day and age almost everywhere you go, and anyone you talk to, one of the first things they say is “Hey, check out my blog”. It’s understandable; blogs are an excellent way to connect with people all over the world. They are a way to get your opinion and voice out into ...

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    Topics: Blogging, content marketing, digital marketing, financial web marketing, web marketing

    Establishing the Competitive Edge: The Four Ingredients to a Successful LinkedIn Company Page

    It’s no secret that businesses are increasingly turning to social media to execute key business strategies. Each platform offers brands something different, but with its constant new features and increased user insights and page analytics, LinkedIn has become a powerhouse social ...

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    Topics: blog, branding, content, Engagement, LinkedIn, LinkedIn Guide, Marketing, Social Media, Storytelling, Thought Leadership

    The Financial Round Table Thought Leader Discussion - Amy McIlwain

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    Topics: financial social media, General, roundtable, thought leaders, Round table

    How Older Generations (50+) Use Social Media

    The growth of older generations using social media has been staggering over the past three years. In fact, the 50 and over age group is the fastest growing demographic online. Not only is 76% of this generation going online on a daily basis (Pew Internet), but they also account ...

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    Topics: financial social, financial social media, Social Media

    Client Interview - Gattis & Rhea Investments

    I had the pleasure of setting up an interview with Michelle of Gattis & Rhea, Cetera Advisor Networks to talk about their website and her overall experience with Advisor Websites. Michelle is the Registered Representative at Gattis & Rhea and leads the firm's web design project.

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    Topics: advisor websites, Advisor Websites, Client Services, financial advisors, financial web marketing

    Barnacle SEO - How Advisors can use this SEO tactic

    Recently I have come across a great resource for a specific SEO strategy entitled "Barnacle SEO". What makes this concept of barnacle SEO so powerful is that many Advisor are already doing it! With a little help and extra time you can ensure that you're perfecting this strategy.

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    Topics: advisor seo, digital marketing, online strategies, SEO, Online Marketing

    10 Web Design Trends of 2014 - [Infographic]

    As the web constantly shifts from year to year its important to step back and take a look at what works and what doesn't. The average website needs to be updated every couple of years just to stay in tact with new technologies and the general advancement of the internet. Because ...

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    Topics: advisor web design, Advisor Websites, Design, web design, Web Design Trends

    WealthPrep Integration for Canadian Advisors - Advisor Websites & WealthPrep

    Advisors, are you ready for another innovative Advisor Websites integration? Available exclusively for Canadian professionals, seamlessly showcase your WealthPrep profile on your Advisor Website.

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    Topics: Integration

    Daniel's Diaries: Week 4 - Half-time

    Week 4 - Half-time Can’t believe that I’ve been working at Advisor Websites for 4 weeks already and that means we’ve reached the halftime of my internship. Time flies when you’re having fun! Here’s what happened last week.

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    Topics: Advisor Websites, blog, daniel the intern, Funny, social

    Advisor Websites Spotlight: Gattis & Rhea Investments

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    Topics: advisor websites, Advisor Websites, client interview, featured website, web standards

    Keep these 4 parts of your website fresh

    Tessie Sanci, of Investment Executive, recently sat down with our very own  Loic Jeanjean to discuss the four essential components of your website that must be kept up-to-date.

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    Topics: advisor web design, best practices web design, Business Growth, web design, Organization

    Advisor Websites Publication - Free Whitepaper for Advisors

    We are very happy to announce that our very own Maggie Crowley and Sara Ruthnum have been featured in the best 200 free whitepapers for digital marketing. Maggie and Sara made the list with many other highly touted free resources on the internet.

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    Topics: Advisor Websites, Freebies

    Interview with social rockstar Kate Holmes

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    Topics: financial web marketing, Katie Holmes, web design, Social Media

    6 Ways to Make Social Media Work for You

    You either work for social media or it works for you. How can you make sure you have the upper hand? It all starts with pre-planning, stages that come well before you sing up for that business Facebook page. There are hundreds of social media platforms, including niche ones that ...

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    Topics: social media marketing, Marketing, Online Marketing, Social Media, web marketing

    Mobile Focus: Creating a mobile friendly website

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    Topics: financial marketing, SEO, web design, Marketing, marketing trends, mobile marketing

    The 4 Fatal Flaws of Financial Web Design [EBOOK]

    Introducing the 4 Fatal Flaws of Financial Web Design 

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    Topics: advisor web design, best practices web design, financial web design, Freebies, web design

    Managing your entire reputation today include your online reputation

    Managing your reputation today includes your online reputation. Whether you have actively developed an online presence or not, one of the most important tasks in 2014 is protecting your reputation! Much as you would protect your credit, you need to regularly check for activity ...

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    Topics: General, How-To, online reputation, Online Marketing

    Secrets of a Killer Blog Post: References

    Writing new and interesting content can be extremely difficult for many people as finding suitable references to cite can be a large obstacle. Thankfully we stumbled across a great info graphic by Who Is Hosting This that helps to break down and give the basic guidelines ...

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    Topics: best practices, blog marketing, Blogging, marketing infographic