Blogging is a proven way for financial advisors to connect with prospects and clients. Prospects are actively searching for information, advice, and the best financial advisor for their wealth-building needs. Clients want timely and informative content to help them stay abreast of trends and other financial services industry news and insights. The combined efforts of appealing to clients and prospects with relevant blog topics will establish credibility, trust, and, ultimately, increased AUM.

Interesting and engaging blog topics and the right blog strategy are key components of creating a broad online presence. Your blog is the platform that helps you stand out in a highly competitive industry by differentiating your brand from the scores of other financial advisors and firms.

FMG Suite's “Market in Motion” Blog is a one-stop resource that features topics from blogging basics to in-depth strategies to help financial advisors harness the power of digital engagement through blogging. You'll learn about things such as SEO, compliance in blogging, branding, Google trends, and much more from industry leaders, information technology experts, and professional bloggers and marketers.

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How to Establish an Email and Posting Rhythm in Your Content Marketing

Once an advisor starts implementing a content marketing strategy, it doesn't take long before they begin to wonder how often they should be posting new content and how often they should be emailing their contact list. The rate at which blogs are posted and emails are sent is often referred to as a…

7 Quick and Surefire Ways to Boost Your Website’s Conversion Rate

Website traffic is a great measure of your SEO and the interest people may have in your business, but it doesn't necessarily translate into more business. Beyond monitoring how many people are consistently visiting your site, you want to review your conversion rates. Of the X amount of people…

7 Marketing Ideas You Might Not Have Considered

Marketing is all about getting the right content, to the right person, at the right time. Part of any successful marketing plan is making sure you have a variety of techniques and avenues to help promote your business and stay ahead of the competition. While you may have your tried and true…

5 Apps to Help You Market More Productively

We love our apps. The average smartphone user spends nearly 3 hours a day in apps and accesses close to 40 apps per month. To make matters even more complicated there are over 6 million apps to chose from! One of the fastest growing categories of apps is 'productivity'. But searching through…

Marketing Mistakes - Financial Advisors

What the Heck is the Client’s Journey?

"The client's journey" (also called the buyer's journey) is a term thrown around a lot in marketing, but what does it actually mean and do advisors need to care? In this week's marketing tip, Craig and Brandon define the "client's journey" and why advisors need to consider it in their marketing.……

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3 Ways Understanding a Client’s Journey Will Change Your Marketing Forever

In today’s age of short attention spans, media influxes and smarter advertisements, understanding your client’s journey is more important than ever. Making sales is no longer a case of cold calling or plastering your name on billboards. You must understand your client’s concerns, offer yourself as…

Get Your Marketing New Year-Ready

You’ve got your New Year’s Resolutions set, your annual vacation planned, and your business goals lined up. But is your marketing ready for 2017? The start of the new year is a great time to prepare your marketing for what’s to come. In ringing in 2017, we suggest getting your marketing all…

What are Some Marketing Trends I Can Expect to See in 2017?

The only certainties in life are death, taxes, and new marketing trends. Strategies come and go, and what's popular this year may be replaced by a newer and bigger marketing tactic next year. As an advisor, it's important to stay up-to-date on the latest trends so you can know how best to spend…

The Top 4 Email Marketing Trends for 2017

We’re all aware of the power of email marketing, especially for financial advisors. We’ve spoken with countless advisors who have gained new clients and increased their assets under management due to their ongoing email campaigns. Like any other strategy, email marketing is constantly evolving to…

4 Content Marketing Trends for 2017

Content marketing has been a prominent strategy for years, and it'll only continue to increase in importance in 2017. More small businesses are investing in content marketing and it's paying off: while in 2015, only 30% of marketers said their content marketing was effective, in 2016, that number…