Building Healthy Relationships with Clients – Six Steps Financial Advisors Should Take

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As an advisor, how high you go is dependent on your ability to maintain long-term relationships. There’s no activity more crucial for the success of an advisor than relationship building. To help you evaluate your relationship building and management skills, I’d like to share a few of Don’s top podcasts on the topic. Hopefully, they’ll give you some food for thought and actionable steps you can take to improve your practice and create loyalty among clients.

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What Financial Advisors Read The Most on Our Blog in 2016

What Financial Advisors Read The Most on Don Connelly’s Blog in 2016

Did you know that you are one of over 30,000 Financial Advisors and Wholesalers who have read Don’s blog posts in 2016? We decided it’d be great to close our blogging year by bringing back to your attention the top 10 blog posts that our community enjoyed the most during the past year.

Top 10 posts on Don’s blog, published in 2016

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5 Grave Mistakes Financial Advisors Make on LinkedIn

5 Grave Mistakes Financial Advisors Make on LinkedIn

You already know how dangerous for your business not using LinkedIn could be, don’t you? With more than 5 million affluent investors on the network, Financial Advisors cannot afford to overlook using it as a networking and prospecting tool.

But like with any aspect of your marketing, there are best practices for making the most of LinkedIn, as well as common mistakes to avoid. .

Here are five grave mistakes Financial Advisors make on LinkedIn.

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Storytelling for Financial Advisors – Acquiring High Net Worth Clients through “Storyselling”

Storytelling for Financial Advisors – Acquiring High Net Worth Clients through “Storyselling”

Nowadays “storyselling for financial advisors” is a big search trend. I found a book with that title but I doubt that’s what people in the industry are looking for. My guess would be that they are after high net worth clients with yet another “modern technique”. Truth be told, storyselling is just a catchy name for good old storytelling that Financial Advisors so rarely master completely.

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Overcoming Objections: Everything Financial Advisors Need to Know about It

Overcoming Objections: Everything Financial Advisors Need to Know about It

As we all know, the #1 reason for failure among Financial Advisors and Wholesales is they don’t see enough people. What you may not know is that many of them avoid prospecting because they don’t have a clue how to overcome prospects’ objections. If this is what’s keeping you from having your appointments book full, today’s post will teach you everything you need to know about overcoming objections. Read on.

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6 Tips on Online Reputation Management for Financial Advisors

6 Tips on Online Reputation Management for Financial Advisors

The key to building your reputation is to go to work every day and make the right choices, do the right things; to act like someone is watching you all the time. You already know that people you come in contact with will often build your online reputation for you. And yet, there are certain things you can do to manage your online reputation.

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Why Focus on Bringing Your Prospecting Skills Up a Notch in 2016

Why Focus on Bringing Your Prospecting Skills Up a Notch in 2016

The raw truth about our business is that nothing happens without an appointment. You may be the greatest or the smartest advisor in the world, but if you don’t have enough appointments your business will suffer. If you don’t meet enough people, your business will suffer. If you are not a good prospector, your business will suffer.
Check out several posts that continuously received the most positive feedback from our readers this year – coincidentally, they are all about prospecting!

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Why Is Online Reputation Important for Your Success as a Financial Advisor

Why Is Online Reputation Important for Your Success as a Financial Advisor

As Don Connelly always says, only three things must take place for you to get a new client: that person must like you, trust you and think you are smart. But how could prospects like you, trust you and think you are smart if they never met you? How do you come across as likeable, trustworthy and smart if you have no prior relationship with them?

The answer lies in your online reputation.

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5 Email Marketing Trends for Financial Advisors

5 Email Marketing Trends for Financial Advisors

Contrary to what many business owners believe, email marketing is not dead and it is still one of the best communication channels to keep in touch with prospects, especially in the Financial Advisory industry.

Nothing can beat connecting in person but let’s be real. It’s impossible to meet and talk on the phone with hundreds of people who have your business card and might open an account with you one day. Here’s when email comes in handy.

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17 Online Resources for Financial Advisors

17 Online Resources for Financial Advisors

Although the internet is a source of both knowledge and leads for today’s Financial Advisor, there seems to be a shortage of insightful authorities on key topics in our industry. On top of that, you’ll face a steep learning curve, with constantly changing trends and best practices as you grow in your career.

To help you address a wide range of issues in your every day jobs, we’ve put together a list of websites and blogs for financial professionals.

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