When used properly, social media can drive business success
Social networks have been around for many years, but still many struggle to use them effectively.
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It is very common that a firm that was once good at bringing in new clients slows down. This can happen for a lot of reasons.
A whole new digital world is evolving all industries, including the financial planning profession.
Digital assets are having an impact on estate planning.
There are a handful of things most advisors can work on so their marketing efforts will vastly improve.
Marketing is a critical business activity that can increase the success of any organization.
Most organizations want positive publicity but are afraid to pursue it, as they think it will cost too much.
Is your headshot out of date?
Two of the most important pages for an individual online are the website’s bio page and the LinkedIn profile.
Each year the number of marketing tactics increase and the decisions get more complicated
It is no surprise that financial advisors need help when it comes to their marketing plans.
Listen to the #HSonAir podcast interview of Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, hosted by Victor Gaxiola, Head of Customer Advocacy at Hearsay Systems.
Many in the industry need help with sharing content via enewsletters, using social media or updating websites to educate clients, stay in touch with prospects and strengthen relationships wi
To date, many people have not received personalized videos emails, which is part of the reason that they are so effective.
The digital era is upon us and advisors will need to adapt if they want to continue to be successful in the future. This was a clear message at the Pershing INSITE conference.
Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, was asked to contribute as a thought leader to TIAA-CREF’s program: Get Closer®: Solving the Couples Conundrum.
Too many organizations are going blind when it comes to their online marketing strategy. However, the amazing thing about online marketing is that it is very measurable.
If you have not heard, “Mobilegeddon” is upon us.
Most of us cannot disconnect from the internet, so we need to take precautions to remain safe.
Inbound marketing works. The proof can be seen in the shift of marketing resources coming from outbound marketing.
Content marketing is key in having a successful website and having a foundation to share information with clients and prospective clients.
Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, LLC, sat on a panel at INSITE 2014, Pershing’s national conference that had over 2,000 attendees, including advisors from over 25 countries.
Attend a practice management workshop called “Keys To Business Success: Financial Advisor Best Practices.
Online marketing is becoming more crucial for any organization, especially nonprofits.
Read a dozen of Mike Byrnes’ practice management related Financial Advisor articles from 2013.
Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, LLC, gave a keynote presentation at the 2013 Bank & Trust Summit on the topic of “A new world of marketing.
Because of the information overload era we are in, successful marketers are going to need to get their messages across in new ways to stay effective.
Fidelity Institutional Wealth Services’ Inside Track event held in Boston contained some sound advice and insight for advisors.
There is so much great information online that sometimes it can be confusing what to pay attention to and to know what is worth following.
The digital age has brought about a lot of change, even to our own vocabulary.
More and more, prospective clients are going to do research online to make decisions of which individuals and organizations to work with.
Mike Byrnes appeared on the “Something More with Chris Boyd” radio program heard on WXTK 95.1 FM on April 6, 2013.
Know what is consistently one of the most visited pages on most websites?
The biography under the ‘About Us’ section.
Why is that? Visitors want to know about you.
Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, was quoted extensively in an article in the March 2013 issue of Website Magazine.
Read what Mike said about commenting on other sites.
We have become a research society as consumers use the internet to research everything to become better informed before making a purchase.
In the hopes to help financial advisors improve success in the new year, Mike Byrnes shared a baker’s dozen of practice management tips.
Mike Byrnes wrote many helpful articles for Financial Advisor in 2012.
Read this summary of 12 contributions that can improve your business.
Today’s digital world is revolutionizing marketing best practices.
Mike Byrnes recently presented for the FPA National Capital Area Chapter on the “13 Keys for Success in 2013.
Two excellent marketing conferences in Boston delivered lots of great advice.
Drive more traffic to your website and generate more online leads by utilizing Search Engine Optimization (SEO).
Read Kevin Feehily’s article that appeared on RIACentral.
Watch a quick YouTube video with Stephen Selby, Director of Regulatory Services at LIMRA, and Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, discuss the 3rd annual LIMRA and LOMA social media
Several social media experts recently spoke at the Boston Content Marketing and Communications Leadership Forum hosted by PR Newswire, in cooperation with the Business Development Institute.
Looking across all industries, major league baseball has some of the best websites out there.
In today’s day and age, people are searching every day for goods and services online with their computers and handheld devices.
Often times a link exchange sounds like a great way to get an organization’s website higher up in the search engine rankings, because cross linking from website to website helps incr
Holy cow… The 2012 NAPFA National conference in Chicago, IL had the largest showing since its 2007 National conference.
Mobile technologies are putting pricing pressure on products and services that never existed before. They are also revolutionizing the buying cycle at every step of the process.
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 leveragi
Headed to the Financial Planning Association Business Solutions 2012 National Conference?
If so, attend Mike Byrnes’ presentation entitled, “Leverage Philanthropy in Your Business,”
Ever wonder if social media really works?
Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, highlighted Cathy Curtis, owner of Curtis Financial Planning, in his latest “Social Business&
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.
Headed to TD Ameritrade Institutional’s National Conference?
If so, attend Mike Byrnes’ presentation entitled, “Take your website to the next level”.
We live an era of “search.” No matter what people are looking for, they can find it online. Advisors’ businesses are no different.
Before you know it, 2012 will be here.
Google announced that business “brand” pages are now available for organizations to use on the Google+ social network.
Charitable giving should be done for the right reasons, but financial advisers can also use philanthropy to benefit their practices.
Did you know there is more video uploaded to YouTube in a month than all three major U.S.
Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, was a guest on the Horsesmouth AdvisorRADIO program on March 30, 2011.
Around 300 advisors attended the Financial Planning Association’s Business Solutions 2011 conference in Boston.
Mike Byrnes, President of Byrnes Consulting, will be giving two upcoming webinars:
The “Top 10 Business Benefits of LinkedIn” presentation was given in conjuction with Socialwar
Social media is no longer new, but it is still underutilized. Those that are using this marketing tool to the fullest are a leg up, seeing benefits that their competitors are not.
Brokerage firms are pulling out all the stops to support their advisors and regain client trust.
Websites are becoming increasingly more important in an overall marketing plan.
That’s why Mike Byrnes wrote an article sharing these 10 areas to improve a website:
By now you have heard many stats about social media’s wide reach and impact, but do you know why it has become such a powerful marketing tool that is changing the competitive landscape?
Want to increase your online presence?
Hundreds of millions of internet users are watching videos online.
Here are highlights from an article written to establish how social media builds credibility, trust and relationships.
1. is not a fad
2. is built on the Web 2.
Ten tips to be a dominant player on the internet
1. Entice them to click. Attract prospects from social media sites by giving them a taste of your website content, not the whole meal.
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