It’s exciting to finally see visibility rising for financial advisors who are engaged in blogging. Michael Kitces, publisher of the “Nerd’s Eye View” Blog has ranked the top 50 financial advisor blogs and bloggers. He’s also shared his ranking criteria.
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Blogging is an outstanding way to enhance your online credibility, position yourself as a thought leader with your clients and prospects, and attract new business into your practice. Want to know the difference between financial advisors who succeed with blogging versus those who fail? The answer might surprise you.
Part 2 of the top 10 most common mistakes found on financial advisor blogs. Make sure you aren’t making these mistakes with your blog!
Learn the top 10 most common mistakes we see with financial advisor blogs and how to fix or avoid them! (Part 1 of a two part series)
For the month of March, we challenged financial advisor and industry professionals to step-up their blogging efforts with the Wired Advisor March Madness Financial Blog Challenge! The rules of the challenge? Each participant is striving to publish 16 blog posts (the Sweet 16) during the month of March.
What do you think when you see or interact with someone who doesn’t seem authentic? How does it make you feel? Do you trust this person? Would you do business with this person?
Ready to up your blogging game? Join the Wired Advisor March Madness Financial Blog Challenge!
Have you launched a blog yet? If so, are you consistently filling it up with high quality content that can help the members of your target markets get smarter, solve a problem, or achieve more?
Are you focused on the quantity of website traffic you receive and often disappointed by the numbers? Are you worried that low website or blog traffic is a poor indicator of performance? There is more behind those traffic numbers than you might think. Read this post from guest blogger Miranda Marquit to learn why quality […]
Investing in your digital portfolio is much like investing for retirement. Learn how to leverage the compounding effect with your digital nest egg with these tips.
Content is king ~ Bill Gates You may have seen the above quote before. It is in fact the title of an article written by Gates way back in 1996, when the Internet was in its relative youth. You have to hand it to Gates for recognizing so early on how important content would be […]
Questions are a great source of ideas for financial advisors’ tweets, blog posts, articles, and even white papers that inspire people to read. I recommend that you keep a paper or electronic notepad handy to record questions asked by your clients. However, sometimes you need a fresh source of inspiration. It’s time to turn the […]
One of the greatest challenges you face as a small business looking to attract leads online is content creation. If you’re reading this then you’re probably already sold on the power of content marketing. You understand that you can attract more leads online by creating excellent content and marketing it appropriately. But the act of […]
Have you launched a blog for your financial services practice? Are you currently self-publishing your insights through blogging? Perhaps you’ve considered launching a blog, or maybe you’ve been blogging for some time, but you just haven’t yet realized the benefits of this powerful, modern business building activity. Self-publishing online through blogging has multiple business benefits. […]
Technorati Media is a leading authority on digital influence and social media with a reach of over 130 million unique monthly visitors. Recently, Technorati Media published their 2013 Digital Influence Report. The findings were regarding the power of blogging were significant for business professionals, including financial advisors. If you’re a financial advisor and you’re not […]
Self-publishing through blogging is a great way for financial advisors to build online authority, credibility, and influence. In fact, it’s perhaps the only way to realize sustainable success in digital marketing (and there’s very little competition.)
WordPress is a powerful and easy-to-use content management system for financial advisors and financial firms to publish their thought leadership insights and get found by their target markets. In this post I’ll cover 7 reasons why WordPress is indeed your best option. First, if you encounter a web design or development company that relies on […]
Do you write with a belief that your words have the potential to convert leads into clients? And more importantly, do you write with the deliberate intent of doing exactly that? The purpose with which you write your blog posts can make all the difference to your blog’s potential for success.
If you are thinking about launching a blog, or if you’ve been blogging for awhile, understanding how to effectively promote your blog can be very important to your success. Blogs are digital assets that acquire value over time. If your goal is to attract and cultivate leads from your target markets with your blog, you […]
Writing blog posts is one thing – bringing them to life with relevant and interesting images is something else altogether. If you are new to the blogging world (or even if you are not), trying to find images for your blog posts can be a painful process. One easy (but expensive option) is to use […]
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