Client referral tips (3 short videos)
If client referrals are the main way to grow your business, do not just be good at it, be great at it. Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, spoke at the first-ever Cambridge Signature Club in San Francisco, California on May 8, 2014. Watch some of the “Wow Your Clients!” presentation tips Mike shared in these short videos: Are you referable? (4:07) Client research, if done properly, can map out which clients are happy and which ones are not. Annual surveys can tell you what you are doing well and where you need to improve. Hearing feedback allows you to remove thorns from the sides of ...
More from “Something More”
Mike Byrnes appeared on the “Something More with Chris Boyd” radio program heard on WXTK 95.1 FM on April 6, 2013. He provided advice on... Understanding online marketing trends Being newsworthy Building a personal brand Avoiding being salesy Creating advocates Utilizing video Using pictures And much more Watch a follow-up interview that Mike and Chris did after the radio program. [youtube_sc url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUxO8vIIRrw" title="“Something%20More%20with%20Chris%20Boyd”%20follow-up%20interview%20with%20Mike%20Byrnes"] Listen to a podcast recording of the show. See pictures on Byrnes Consulting, LLC's Facebook page. Need help with your marketing strategy, reach out to Byrnes Consulting for assistance.
Social Media Advice for Top Advisors
Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, LLC, spoke at Barron's Top Independent Advisor Summit. As the only speaker to have two speaking slots, Mike was able to give online marketing advice covering a wide range of topics. He highlighted online marketing trends and detailed how social networks can create both stronger client relationships and new business. Watch a few minutes of Mike's presentations in the following 12 short videos. Getting LinkedIn (presentation #1) Prospects searching via LinkedIn (1:44) -- learn why the traditional referral model has changed and why LinkedIn is an essential part of what prospects will search online before reaching out for more ...
PR and social media training
Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, spoke for the Financial Planning Association of Massachusetts on the topic of PR and social media. Watch a handful of YouTube videos to learn about: Benefits of PR – know how positive publicity can help your business A digital footprint – understand how prospects and the media will do online research to determine if they want to work with you Search engine pinball – realize how the referral model and the act of getting media appearances are both being impacted by search engine results Twitter and the media – learn how to use Twitter to connect with the press Also, read the ...
Mike Byrnes shares expertise at FSI’s OneVoice
Mike Byrnes gave a presentation called "Social Media - A Communications Revolution" at the Financial Services Institute's largest ever OneVoice 2013 conference, the nation’s premier annual gathering of independent broker-dealer executives. Mike spoke about how social media is not a fad and pointed out trends that show that it is only becoming more popular. Two publishers covered what he shared and wrote these articles: What’s Your Webutation? by WealthManagement.com 4 Startling Tech Stats for Advisors by AdvisorOne See pictures and two short videos from the conference. Also, read Mike Byrnes' Financial Advisor article called Broker-Dealers Fight For Advisors, Scale. Learn what recruiters, a successful advisor and a ...
Byrnes Consulting surpasses another milestone
Byrnes Consulting is proud to announce that it has been published over 200 times! Check out the long list of press appearances. We hope the information and advice we share helps your business increase its success. Please continue returning to ByrnesConsulting.com and sharing your feedback. If we can help you, please do not hesitate to contact us!
The Time To Prepare Heirs Is Now
Mike Byrnes recently spoke at a two-day conference in Malibu, California called The Great Wealth Transfer, organized by the Institute of Preparing Heirs. The goal of his presentation was to help advisors know how to educate their older clients to use various types of technology to better communicate with their children. Too often the next generations blow through their money and/or the family falls apart. The desired outcome is to better prepare the children and grandchildren so they are ready for when the assets pass to them. Watch some of Mike's presentation called "Social Media Tools to Connect the Family" to learn: How the world ...
Social media for top advisors
Mike Byrnes, national speaker and President of Byrnes Consulting, LLC, spoke at Barron's Top Advisor Summit in Orlando, Florida on September 13, 2012. Watch nine YouTube videos with excerpts from recordings of his two presentations. Social Media 101: The New World of Communications Part 1 (4 minutes) Topics: the social media compliance landscape, why clients pick advisors and how many millionaires are using social networks. Part 2 (4 minutes) Topics: how the referral process will change in the research area and the importance of a strong digital footprint. Part 3 (3 minutes) Topics: how a simple internet search of a prospect can deliver extremely valuable information to help convert ...
Cause-Related Social Media
Most for-profit organizations and nonprofits are still trying to figure out how to use social media effectively. One great opportunity is for two separate organizations to join forces. The old saying 'Two heads are better than one' has never been more true. Read Mike Byrnes' Financial Advisor article to learn how cause-related marketing is a perfect strategy to create more success using social networks. See pictures from Mike's recent “Social Media Is Changing The Way The Game Is Played” presentation he did as a volunteer ESC of New England consultant for a group of nonprofit leaders as part of a Champions in Action program ...
Business solutions: Leveraging philanthropy and technology
Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, spoke at the Financial Planning Associations’ 2012 national Business Solutions conference in San Francisco, California on the topic of leveraging philanthropy. Watch a handful of short videos on Byrnes Consulting’s YouTube channel to get insightful information that was shared: The FPA introduction of Mike (video length 1:35) Cause-related marketing explanation and case study (video length 2:01) Unique ideas for strategic alliances and prospecting events (video length 3:21) Facebook can help brand your firm and market philanthropic activities (video length 2:29) Also, read Mike’s Financial Advisor articled, called “Technology Shaking Up The Industry.” The clear theme of the conference was for advisors to embrace technological ...
Social Media Talk Of TD Ameritrade Conference
Along with Richard B. Cheney, the 46th Vice President of the United States, Robert M. Gates, 22nd U.S. Secretary of Defense, and Dr. Jeremy J. Siegel, Professor of Finance at Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, spoke at TD Ameritrade Institutional’s 2012 National Conference in Orlando, Florida. Mike gave a presentation called, “Take Your Website to the Next Level” helping advisors understand why their online presence will be more and more important in the coming years. Watch a handful of short videos on Byrnes Consulting's YouTube channel to get insightful information on topics Mike discussed ...
Keys to success
To help advisors be more successful, Mike Byrnes gave a keynote presentation at the Investment Management Consultants Association 2011 Winter Specialty Conference – Business Development and Investment Strategy. Mike’s "12 Keys to Success in 2012" session provided a wide array of business planning tips aimed at helping the attendees surpass 2011 results. Mike shared industry strategies on topics such as business planning, growing a practice and being more efficient and effective, with the hope of assisting advisors improve client relationships, new business and profitability. Watch a few minutes of Mike giving tips to the IMCA attendees to get more client and strategic alliance referrals. Also, subscribe ...
Advisors and social media
Registered Rep. reports that more than half of advisors are using social media, yet many are not using it effectively. Watch a 5-minute video of Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, talk about the importance of social media and get tips on how advisors can use it effectively. Diana Britton, Staff Writer for Registered Rep. Magazine, asked a handful of key questions: Is social media a fad? Are advisors using it effectively? What is the key social network? What is one feature on LinkedIn to help advisors be more successful? Where do advisors fit on the purchase decision spectrum and why is that important? After watching the video, ...
Charitable giving should be done for the right reasons, but financial advisers can also use philanthropy to benefit their practices. Watch a Wall Street Journal 2-minute video of Mike Byrnes, president of Byrnes Consulting, LLC interviewed by Jennifer Hoyt Cummings, Broker’s World Reporter at Dow Jones Newswires. Get answers to: How can wealth management companies better use charitable giving? What are some specific ways that wealth management firms can reach out to charities? How can advisors use social media to help with their brands? If you need help building a philanthropic strategy, reach out to Byrnes Consulting to get started.
Making an IMPACT
Mike Byrnes presented at IMPACT 2011 in San Francisco to a room full of advisors on the topic of Building a Compliance-Friendly Social Media Strategy. He then moderated and joined a panel with Bill Winterberg of FPPad.com and Daniel Bernstein of MarketCounsel, LLC that fielded over 40 minutes of questions at the end of the session. Along with presenting, Mike wrote three articles for Financial Advisor about social media, branding and centers of influence. Learn more here: Social media hot topic at Schwab conference Conveying your story through a brand Nurturing relationships with influencers Look for more pictures from the conference on the Byrnes Consulting, LLC ...
AdvisorTV: Top Priorities in 2011
Pamela Black, editor-in-chief at Bank Investment Consultant magazine, interviewed Mike Byrnes about how advisors can be more successful in the New Year. Watch this 5-minute interview to get advice on: • Business plans • Brands • Strategic alliances • Target markets Learn about hiring Mike Byrnes as speaker. Contact Byrnes Consulting for help becoming more successful in 2011.
Watch a Wall Street Journal video on social media
Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, was featured in a Wall Street Journal video on the topic of social media. Annie Gasparro, a reporter for Dow Jones Newswires, writing for “Broker’s World”, asked: • Why aren’t all advisors embracing social media? • What are the top areas of focus? • How can advisors benefit from social media? • How do Google search rankings impact the consumer? • What is a classic mistake when it comes to social media? Hopefully this short video will give you a sense of some of the benefits of social media. Contact Byrnes Consulting if you would like to build a social media strategy.
Client referral tips (3 short videos)
If client referrals are the main way to grow your business, do not just be good at it, be great at it. Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, spoke at the first-ever Cambridge Signature Club in San Francisco, California on May 8, 2014. Wamore
Why Advisors Still Don’t Use Social Media
Financial advisors are getting better at using social networks, but as a whole they are still behind where they should be. Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, was quoted extensively on these topics: Compliance not being an excuse anymore
Researching, serving and building trust with clients
Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, was asked to provide two minutes of advice for IMCA's "News You Can Use" video series recorded at IMCA’s 2014 Annual Conference in Boston. Watch the short video that covers these tips: Client remore
Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, gave a practice management workshop called “Keys To Business Success: Financial Advisor Best Practices” at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Monday, April 28, 2014. He also wrote a Financial Advisormore
Big Data – Marketing’s Evolution
It is no surprise, the evolution of marketing will become more scientific, more calculated and ultimately more effective. Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, LLC, covered the FutureM conference in Boston, and one of the most interesting tmore