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Tony Vidler – Business Adviser

Tony Vidler is a business adviser who focuses on helping business professionals build more profitable advice businesses.

There are many many things that can be done to build a better business, but Tony has a simple beginning point:

Do you have as many customers as you need?

A simple question…but a complex problem for many. This is key issue that Tony resolves:

“I get more customers
for my customers”

Tony Vidler is a Conference speaker, personal business mentor & sales coach, business adviser & generator of ideas for helping professionals build their advice businesses.

There are simple, effective ways to do this that any professional can master once they know how, so building effective marketing systems and tactics that you can carry on using and and which are focussed on getting you more business is a key to long term success for any practice.

Getting the initial message and value proposition defined and well articulated is often the beginning point - and the area of greatest value for most professionals who work with Tony.

It is about putting in place practical business ideas that you can actually use to grow your business – a simple objective, but one which takes skill and thought to achieve. With over 15,000 social media, e-zine and blog followers, I walk the talk. I know how to get attention and interest, & build a great brand, and am recognised as one of the Top 250 online influencers in financial business services globally.

If you want to watch for a while and see for yourself, then subscribe to the Financial Adviser Coach blog and get good tips and ideas to grow your business delivered to you each week.

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Business Adviser to the Advisers

Speaker.

Professional. Practiced. Proficient. Positioned. Personalised.
That’s what you get from every engagement with me, whether that is as a conference speaker, running workshops or delivering training sessions. Renowned for delivering high paced & information packed presentations that are fun – but with lots of practical takeouts for audiences. I don’t just talk about value. I deliver it every time.

Thinker.

I see the world differently to other professionals, and think differently. Strategic insight into how the changes in consumers, technology, marketing and delivery of professional services can result in doing business differently – and better – creates different options for professionals who are looking ahead.

Perhaps the greatest strength is the ability to help define and articulate points of difference that matter – creating value propositions that deliver meaningful positioning and messages to target markets.

Coach.

A great coach has the technical knowledge and competencies to be able to understand quickly where effort or resources  are best applied to achieve extraordinary results.  Balancing up the capability, capacity and opportunity issues of the practice, together with the resources, budgets and desire of the practitioners results in strategies that can work without creating stress.  They also have the skill and acumen to understand what your values, beliefs, strengths and weaknesses are – and how to work with them to achieve the greatest result.

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Business Adviser & Sales Training Coach

10 Steps To Programming Referrals From Clients
Sales & Marketing for Professional Services & Sales & Selling
10 Steps To Programming Referrals From Clients
Practice Management & Strategic Issues
Is Acquisition – or Merger – Worth It?
by Tony Vidler         Many firms facing increased overheads and infrastructure costs in the next few years are considering acquisition or merger strategies as a survival or growth strategy.   Generally there appears to be  5 main reasons that advisers suggest as their reasons for acquisition of another business.  They are:    1.  Get new […]
Tony's BIG ticks
Big Ticks: The Best Stories For Professional Advisers This Week
by Tony Vidler         Information, ideas, tips…the articles for professional advisers which I spotted this week that generate fresh thinking or a deeper understanding of issues are provided here as a quick readers digest for professionals who are looking ahead.   These are the highlights from the week that you should stop and read, as they […]
Practice Management & Professional Services & Strategic Issues
Penny-Pinching In IT Is Madness
by Tony Vidler        Professionals keep getting their fingers caught in the trap of “penny pinching”, especially in IT. This is especially crazy when the IT is protecting the IP.   We know that there are many many areas where cheap actually becomes  expensive in the long-run, and nowhere is this more true in my […]
Marketing Ideas & Quick Tips Videos & Sales & Marketing for Professional Services
Figure Out Where To Compete In “Online Search”
by Tony Vidler        Online search matters for every professional today, no matter what sort of practice they are trying to build or what type of clients they are trying to attract.   It matters even if you think you aren’t using digital marketing tactics.    Because even if you are marketing in traditional (offline) […]
Advice Processes & Best Practice Advice & Compliance & Financial Advice & Financial Planning
How To Get Paid For Each Piece Of Advice You Give
by Tony Vidler        Here’s a simple strategy for getting paid fairly for the advice you give….and I mean getting paid for ALL the advice you give…every step of the way.   There are broadly three possible parts to any client work: 1.  Planning 2.  Implementing, or “putting in place” any planning recommendations 3.  Ongoing […]