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What is “Good” Content To Use In Your Marketing?
by Tony Vidler With prospects taking longer than ever to convert into clients, “good” content has become king as that is what keeps them engaged as they move along their buying journey. Notice I said “good” content…..not just any old content. But what is “good”? Content which is good is the content which […]
by Tony Vidler Instead of “prospecting” shift the thinking to how to build an audience if you want a pool of potential future clients who might engage you. That is one of the main factors in creating ongoing demand for advisory services in todays world. Consumers are choosing when and how to engage, […]
by Tony Vidler There are many barriers which can prevent a prospect from engaging in the professional financial advice process, and those prospect barriers are our problem to address. WE have to try and eliminate or negate all of them. The first step in understanding how to negate them is of course […]
by Tony Vidler Testimonials are great marketing, but they are losing their effectiveness a little if you still do them conventionally. All is not lost with testimonials however, as one small change CAN make them resonate with your target audience a little better. Consumers are not silly and they know we are never […]
by Tony Vidler Becoming an advice client is not quick and easy for consumers really…every decision, every solution, every recommendation seems to be a major journey for them. We know it is true, and we know that the process of onboarding a new client takes longer than ever and more barriers to engagement […]
by Tony Vidler Nobody likes a budget – even financial advisers don’t. But a marketing budget for your business is a good budget…it’s an investment in growth. Even well established advisory firms usually want growth as they usually want to do more business with higher value and more challenging client cases. For early stage […]
by Tony Vidler If you want new ideas for how to develope your business or inspiration for your own content marketing then you really should look at Twitter. It is a platform that many advisers have simply ignored as far as I can see, but it is well worth taking a look at. […]
Why you should think of Prospects as “an Audience”
by Tony Vidler The dominance of mobile search means prospects will typically first engage with you or your brand because of the content you’ve posted online. So who is your content for? It is essential to understand who your audience is. Maybe even more importantly you must continually think of those prospective future clientele […]
by Tony Vidler I’ve lost track of how many times I’m asked “how do you produce your own videos that you put out each week?” The ugly truth is that I spend twice as long figuring out what I want to produce a video about than I do figuring out what I am […]
by Tony Vidler We learn as we go in professional services, and that is especially true when it comes to analysing why marketing campaigns “fail”. To be fair, few of us are trained in marketing at all so we do have to figure it out as we go along, and there is a lot of […]