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How to get your prospects attention…and keep it.
by Tony Vidler Sad but true apparently: The average Goldfish has a greater attention span than the average human reader. That presents a bit of a challenge when it comes to us getting prospects’ attention and then holding it long enough to make our point and get them interested in engaging with us. If […]
by Tony Vidler What financial advisers do is valuable, but it is often not compelling. To creating more compelling offers we need to bring the long term into short term focus, and the secret to that is defining short term gain. Becvause retirement is so far away…there’s plenty of time to do stuff, right? […]
by Tony Vidler Content Creation appears to be the Number 1 barrier for professionals wanting to use digital marketing tactics. Inevitably I seem to hear “……Yeah, I think social media would be useful….but I have nothing to write about and nothing to say….“ Creating content is an issue. Just as big an […]
5 basic tips for helping your next customers find you
by Tony Vidler In a perfect world customers find you, rather than you having to find them. The world is never entirely perfect of course, but certainly we can often do better in having customers find us…and the good news is that today’s customers are out there looking for the right provider. We […]
You know it is time to review the marketing plan when…
by Tony Vidler Any time of the year is the “right” time to review your marketing plan, but there are definitely times – or signs – that it should be done even if you weren’t really planning to review it this particular time. The “right time” to review your marketing plan is when […]
Engage With Your New Connections To Get On With Business
by Tony Vidler So you have some new connections on LinkedIn…congratulations. What now? Or rather, what next? How does actual engagement begine? Making new connections via LinkedIn is great…but it is better if you can take those new connections and turn them into meaningful engagement and conversation. It is a business-to-business platform […]
Why your FREE service is a barrier to getting the right business
by Tony Vidler Most professionals at some point offer complimentary initial meetings or consultations with clients as a “free service”. It simply isn’t true, and that in itself prevents the right sort of clients coming your way. The fundamental reason why this just doesn’t cut it with consumers is because they don’t believe […]
by Tony Vidler Everyone wants easy business yet we so often make it harder than it has to be. Get the low-hanging fruit first. Twice as easy to get, and just as sweet. Nothing is wrong with it – and it’s smart business. It’s not always simple to recognise where the easy business […]
by Tony Vidler How to stay on top of your game, get the results that you want in business, and maintain peak performance….it all comes down to having a system, or a process. Consistent output does after all usually result from consistent inputs….but putting in the right amount of the right things is what […]
by Tony Vidler The marketing opportunity for financial advisers in using social networks still seems to be immense despite social media being a well entrenched part of our daily lives. I continually see reports and articles suggesting that despite personal use of social media the market penetration of various social media networks by […]