Sell Yourself Through Education

Want to be more effective in your advertising and marketing? Don't start by talking about yourself and asking for business. You have to give first! One of the best ways to start the process is by using your advertising or marketing in a way that educates your audience. It's tempting for many advisors to open up with their accolades, years of experience, and qualifications when trying to earn business. There's just one problem with that approach. Nobody cares! At least, not at ...

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Football Party Recommendations

Looking for more opportunities to strengthen your relationship with clients? Nothing contributes to this quite like a personal invitation to your home. What better reason for a get-together than a football party? But before you start putting it together, here are some recommended pieces that will help you plan for such a fun and exciting social event.   Football Party Planning Checklist Are you a sports buff? You probably already know how to plan a football party, but the ...

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Video List from The Marketing Forum

We featured quite a few videos during The Marketing Forum--from funny commercials to engaging presentations about using video to market your practice like a pro. If you were there and wanted to review the videos, you now have a list you can bookmark. If you didn't get a chance to attend, and you wanted a taste of what some of our attendees saw throughout The Marketing Forum, just look below and hit play. Advisor Video for the Modern Age ING Commercial: What's Your Number? Generic Brand ...

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10 Great Quotes on Hiring & Managing

If you don't invest in the right people or cultivate the right organizational culture, you will slow down (or stop) your business growth. Here are 10 inspiring quotes to help you on the road to better hiring, managing, and leading! 1. "Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others." – Jack Welch 2. "I hire people brighter than me and I get out of their way."  – Lee Iacocca 3. "The competition to hire the best will ...

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What’s Your Biggest Payoff?

Your workday is riddled with traps that threaten your time and productivity. Investment News recently published an article on 5 tips to boost advisers' productivity and included a quick list of 5 common time sucks: Email jail and the ensuing administrative work. Repeatedly solving the same problem instead of creating a process. Chasing wrong-fit centers of influence. Letting your day have its way with you. Following the Internet rabbit wherever it leads you. The Big ...

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Platinum Advisor Strategies on the Inc. 5000 List

We’re excited to announce that Platinum Advisor Strategies has been ranked by Inc. Magazine to be in the top 5,000 of the fastest growing companies in the US! It’s a great honor. View the full list here (we’re #1830!). What is the Inc. 5000? In 1982, Inc. introduced the Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States. Since then, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success and ...

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Exciting Video Offer

Click Below To Watch. Registration Details Have you been thinking about jumping on board with video for a while? Well, we've made it easy to get started at The Marketing Forum this September. If you're already ahead of the curve and you've had videos produced recently, this applies to you too! Our arrangement will let you quickly and affordably add even more videos to your marketing toolbox. Produce Your Video At The Marketing Forum Ready to get an important marketing activity DONE ...

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3 Reasons NOT to Attend The Marketing Forum

Click Below To Watch. Registration Details Find out 3 reasons NOT to attend The Marketing Forum. Suggested Reading: Save $100 by registering early! Check out images of the fantastic venue this year. Download your updated handbook right here.   Sponsors:     September 23 - 25, 2015 Orlando, Florida Want to accelerate your business goals and growth? Join us as we share valuable insights, prompt you and your assistant to reach business ...

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The Venue for The Marketing Forum

  The slideshow above is from the beautiful Hyatt Regency in Orlando, FL. Not only do they offer golf, a full-service spa, and 24-hour in-room dining, but it's also the venue for our live conference focused solely on marketing - The Marketing Forum. During your stay, you'll be in the heart of the action on International Drive. The Hyatt Regency Orlando (formerly The Peabody) brings you within minutes of world-famous theme parks while letting you escape in upscale accommodations and ...

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