Category Archives: Get to Know the Experts

Ep 126 – Being a Category of One with Joe Calloway



On this episode of Top Advisor Marketing, Matt Halloran welcomes Joe Calloway to discuss one of his many books, Becoming A Category of One: How Extraordinary Companies Transcend Commodity And Defy Comparison.

Joe helps leaders focus on what is truly important, inspires new thinking about effective leadership, and motivates them to immediate action.

As many businesses today follow a cookie-cutter plan, to become a Category of One you must discover how to decommonditize your business and stand out from the crowd.  Are you providing a specialized service to your clients? Are you relevant? Do you provide value and consistency of performance? Listen in and learn tips from Joe and Matt to setting yourself apart from your competitors and turn your business into a market leader.

LINKS: Joe Calloway LinkedIn | Becoming a Category of One |


Ep 123 – Power of the Purse with Lynn Evans



Have you ever thought you had such a great ideasomeone might just pay you to read it? Often times advisors reach a point in their development where they’re told to put pen to paper and draft the next best financial read. But how many of us consider what a great opportunity a book can be for marketing?

Joining Matt today is fellow podcaster, author, CFP®, and speaker Lynn S. Evans to discuss how she developed, marketed, and wrote her book, Power of the Purse.

Lynn is a national leader in the financial planning industry. Lynn has a profound understanding of the deep relationships that revolve around women and money. Through the work of her book, podcast, radio show, and financial network, Lynn has made it her personal mission to help baby boomer women become financially literate and take back control of their finances.

Learn more about Lynn, her book, and marketing in this great episode today!

LINKS: Power of the Purse Podcast | Women of Substance | Lynn S Evans LinkedIn | Power of the Purse Book


Ep 122 – The Money Personalities with Scott & Bethany Palmer



As a financial advisor – how do you differentiate yourself? Realistically, pricing and services are pretty constant across the board now, so what’s left to make you stand out? The answer is your client relationships.

Joining Matt today is the incredible power couple Scott and Bethany Palmer of the Money Couple to discuss one of the biggest buzzwords in financial services, behavioral finance. In today’s episode, learn how you can use this tool to successfully differentiate yourself from your competition.

With Bethany and Scott’s game changing discovery of the Money Personalities Test, you can revolutionized how your clients think of their relationships with money. With a deeper understanding of your clients intricacies with money, you can develop more custom plans to suit their needs. Prepare for 2019 to offer the best and most custom service yet!

LINKS: The Money Personalities Test | Scott Palmer LinkedIn | Bethany Palmer LinkedIn | The Money Couple


Ep 119 – Reaching your Ideal Client with Susan Danzig



Today on Top Advisor Marketing Podcast, host Matt Halloran interviews business development expert Susan Danzig! For over 25 years, Susan has worked as a business coach helping her clients understand, appreciate and clarify their true value, define their specialization, and create effective marketing strategies.

As a Master in Neuro-linguistic Programming Coach, Susan has dedicated herself to freeing her clients from the human condition that causes us to limit our beliefs in our success. After working with hundreds of advisors, Susan recognized that regardless of their level of success, it was her own clients who stood in the way of achieving success. Using her extensive resume and her education, Susan is changing the way advisors attract and retain their ideal clients.

If you’re looking to set a new tone for 2019, or simply in need of a 4th quarter boost, be sure to listen in today! And check Susan’s websites for some incredible free resources!

Links: Susan Danzig LLC | Susan Danzig LinkedIn


Episode 117 – Video Marketing with Robin Powell



As an advisor, what is the best way to communicate with your clients? Many of us read or create blogs for our clients, or perhaps have even broken into the world of audio podcasting. But have you ever created a video for your clients? Or are you deterred by what you feel is a cumbersome and expensive medium?

Today, Top Advisor Marketing is travelling across the Atlantic to speak with Robin Powell, journalist and financial educator, on the topic of video marketing with advisors.  Robin specializes in creating quality video products for advisors, and his here to share in his expertise and maybe convince some of our listeners that video has a place in their marketing plan.

Learn how you can create your own video marketing to build rapport, drive website traffic, and create lasting and memorable content.

LINKS: Robin Powell


Episode 116 – Persuasive Communication with Jeff Tippet



Client acquisition is one of the most expensive parts of running a business. From the marketing to the sales calls to the seminar events, everything has a cost. So are there ways to make all of those steps more affective?

Professional Speaker, author, and entrepreneur Jeff Tippet joins host Matt Halloran today to discuss how you can use persuasive communication to build the business you want.

Persuasive communication often gets a bad rapt for being aligned with manipulation. However, the two couldn’t be further from the same thing. Persuasive communication techqniues call someone to something using effective reason and argument. We all believe in the products we are selling, and persuasive communication can help you effectively articulate this.

If you’re interested in fixing your communication skills, and developing stronger and longer lasting client relationships, listen in with Jeff and Matt today!

LINKS: Pixels are the New Ink | Jeff Tippet LinkedIn


Episode 115 – Successfully Using an Exclusive Niche with Michael Graef



Joining Matt Halloran today is CFP and Vice President of Christian Wealth Management, Michael Graef. Michael is one of the founding members of Christian Wealth Management and works closely with another of our podcast guest, Robert Netzly.

Together they have built a successful business, process, and organization structured around BRI (Biblically Responsible Investing). This business model could be described as a limiting niche, however, like all niches, if use correctly, can make a world of difference in your marketing strategy and bottom line.

To learn more about how you can better use a exclusive niche to launch your business, listen in today!

LINKS: Michael Graef LinkedIn | Inspire Investing | Christian Wealth Management


Episode 113 – The Keys to the Ladies Room with Adri Miller-Heckman



Adri Miller-Heckman joins host Matt today to dive into her game changing book, Keys to the Ladies Room. As you might have guessed, Adri wrote the book on what advisors need to know to effectively market and attract female clients.

In addition to her work as an author, Adri is the founder of FemX, and she regularly consults and coaches financial advisors on how to build powerful female focused marketing plan. With Adri’s help, advisors can affectively market to both genders, creating exponentional growth for years to come.

Join Matt and Adri today to learn what you can be doing to create a quality and sustainable marketing strategy.

LINKS: Adri Miller Heckman | Keys to the Ladies Room | AdriMillerHeckman.com


Episode 112 – From Frustrated to Focused with Debbie Peterson



Joining Matt today is professional speaker, keynote speaker, mindset strategiest and a business coach Debbier Peterson. Debbie is an expert in helping people get out of their own way to excellerate their results.

When it comes to our own success, we all need to get out of our own way, as we are often the number one thing inhibiting and prohibiting our own success. Debbie and Matt walk through one of her programs, From Frustrated to Focused – Mindset Strategies for Business Growth to help decipher some of the best ways you can step out of the way and let success happen.

Debbie professionally motivates, educates, and inspires professionals to discover what is holding them back. If you’re ready to tap into your own success, be sure to listen in today!

Links: Debbie Peterson


Episode 111 – Reaching the Right Audience with Sara Grillo



Marketing Consultant, Blogger, Podcaster and Writer Sara Grillo joins Matt on the latest episode of Top Advisor Marketing. Together Matt and Sara discuss how to colloborate as an advisor to reach the right audience. As a top marketing consultant, Sara understands what it takes for advisors to get in front of their ideal audience.

Sara’s personal motto of “Do it creatively or don’t do it at all” is a key element of making those marketing moves to see the end results you want. With her CFA, key not speaker experience, and writing crediential, Sara is a leader her in field.

Be sure to listen in today with her and Matt and check out her podcast at Sara Grillo Podcast!

LINKS: Sara Grillo Website | Sara Grillo LinkedIn