Category Archives: Marketing

Episode 66 – The Power of a Niche



Matt is joined by entrepreneur, and coach Chris Hines, to discuss the power of a niche in developing your business. Chris is an expert on doing what you love, and increasing productivity in your business. Often doing what you love is a both a specific and general thing. As a financial advisor you may love helping people, but in specific terms you love helping baby boomer retirees who worked in finance. Sound specific? The deeper your niche is, the easier it is to eventually sell your product. Chris describes how you can begin to target audiences and specific people to create a strong and lasting connection with your client. And ultimately maximize your results.

Tune in to find your market.

Article: FIND YOUR NICHE | CHRIS HINES | CHRIS HINES WEBSITE | INSTAGRAM | MINI COURSE: DO WHAT YOU LOVE | PRODUCTIVITY TRAINING


Episode 65 – The Mindset of a Sales Champion



For the first time in the shows history, Matt and Kirk are diving into the topic of sales. Now this isn’t a podcast about the terrifyingly vauge world of sales. The title of this podcast tells it all, we are here to provide you with the basis to begin your own Mindset of a Sales Champion. To help you start the process, we are are joined by Eric Lofholm key note speaker, sales trainer, published author and the owner and president of Eric Lohfolm International.

In our culture there is a stigma of sales. When we think of a sales person we often think of that greasy car salesmans who twists your arm into buying your next lemon on wheels. However, in the world of financial advisors, if you aren’t willing to become an active sales person and explain to people the necessity of your services you can be missing out on the opportunity to double your income stream.

 

With Eric’s help you can learn how to overcome your fear of being a “sales” guy, and how to simple technqiues can change the way you and your clients view sales.

LINKS: ERIC LOFHOLM |  ERIC LOFHOLM INTERNATIONAL


Episode 64 – Medicare Marketing for Complete Client Offering



Matt and Kirk are joined by an incredible duo from the financial industry, Joanne Russell and Gwynne Elberson. Joanne is the owner and operator of Boomer Healthcare Group where she along with Gwynn are Medicare specialists. Today with Matt and Kirk, Joanne and Gywnn explain how YOU can use Medicare to market you services and differentiate yourself from the competition. Joanne and Gwynn detail their personal successes with Medicare marketing, and provide some step by step information that you can use to start creating a complete serice today.

LINKS: JOANNE GIARDINI RUSSELL | GWYNN SHARICK ELBERSON |  BOOMER HEALTHCARE GROUP |


Episode 63 – Behavioral Finance with the Emotional Investor



Jay Mooreland, the founder of the Emotional Investor, joins Matt today to discuss behavioral finances. Titled by Matt as the “investor of all investors”, Jay’s career began as a CFP then developed into becoming a behavioral coach. With the recent market dips, emotions are back playing a major role in the financial markets, and this is an epsiode you won’t want to miss!

LINKS: JAY MOORELAND | THE EMOTIONAL INVESTOR


Episode 61 – The Myth of Multitasking with Dave Crenshaw



Matt and Kirk are happy to welcome back returning performer Dave Crenshaw to Episode 61! Dave is the master of building productive leaders, and has appeared in Time Magazine, USA Today, Fast Company and BBC News. In addition to his business as a key note speaker, and his sought after LinkedIn Courses, Dave is a three time author, including the best selling time management book The Myth of Multitasking. In today’s episode, Dave dives into some of the key components of his book including the science behind multitasking, how to handle people who claim to multitask, and what’s the best way to move away from your old multitasking ways. If you’re ready to improve your productivity and get focused, listen in today!

 

LINK: DAVE CRENSHAW | DAVECRENSHAW.COM | THE MYTH OF MULTITASKING


Episode 60 – 5 Media Relation Tools for Advisors



As an advisor, you may consider interacting with the media a personal nightmare. Trying to understand rhyme or reason to what story make the news cycle, or who picks up your latest endevor can leave anyone frustrated. But don’t give up on the media yet! Matt and Kirk had the opportunity to sit down with Bill Bongiorno, a PR gladiator with decades in the business. Together, the three of them discuss 3 simple tools that can change your life when it comes to getting in front of the media. Whether you’re looking to be the next guest on your regional financial radio show, or your wanting some coverage from the local paper on your latest charitable event you’re going to want these 5 tools in your arsenal today!

 

LINKS: HELP A REPORTER | PRESS RUSH | CONNECT WITH BILL


Episode 59 – For the Women with Patti Morrison



Matt and Kirk are joined by returning guest Patti Morrison! Patti is an image strategist, and in this very important podcast discusses ways women can build and maintain a business casual closet. One of Patti’s passions is helping women find a wardrobe that works for them. When it comes to business attire, it’s a man’s world. A suit solves everything. But women often have a lot more choices when it comes to business attire which often causes more problems then it solves.

Patti breaks down for us the 10 key components to women’s business attire, so that your whole life isn’t about maintaining a wardrobe. With the help of Patti, you can plan to look like a 10 today!

LINKS: IMAGE STRATEGIST | PATTI MORRISON


Episode 57 – Prospects, Social Media, and The Best Brand with Jay Coulter



Have you ever questioned the value of social media in your business? Or used the excuse that your prospects don’t use social or that you don’t know what to say? Everyday people are filled with doubts about the value of their work, and in the financial advisor world, every dolar you spend on marketing you need to bring in 5 more in revenue.  Joining Kirk and Ray is brand and social media specialist Jay Coulter. Jay has over 20 years in the financial industry, and currently works for R.C. Whatley & Company and Pinger Systems. In addition to a full career and long list of credientials, Jay is the host of his own podcast, The Resiliant Advisor.  Today, Jay, Kirk and Matt dive into the value the social media as a tool for social advisors. Jay has expenerience building brands that have over 200,000 social media followers, along with developing systems to help every day advisors become their own social media gurus.  If you’re still on the fence about social media, or have decided to dive in but don’t know where to turn next, listen in to this episode and begin to take your social media marketing to the next level! LINKS: JAY COULTER The RESILIENT ADVISOR PINGER SYSTEMS


Episode 56 – Win New Customers with Jean Ginzburg



As many of you know, Matt and Kirk are digital marketing fantatics. And they know they have to bring in fresh new ideas to provide our listeners with the most relevant and hot information about why you need a bigger and better digital marketing footprint. And what better way to give you the information you need then to host digital marketing expert Jean Ginzburg! Jean is an Amazon best selling author of “Win New Customers: How to Attract, Connect, and Convert More Prospects into Customers in 60 Days Using Digital Marketing”, which has recently been featured on Forbes.com and the Huffington Post. In her ground breaking book, Jean brings to readers a refined and perfected system, that teaches the industry about their potential to use digital marketing to generate real business.  Matt and Jean dive into the book covering Jean’s philosophies, the why’s behind her decision to write, along with highlighting some of the incredible content Jean offers. For anyone interested in learning more about digital marketing, Jean is the expert you need in your life, and this podcast is your first step in learning more!  Links: JEAN GINZBURG WIN NEW CUSTOMERS


Olympic Special – The Mindset of an Olympian with Paul Kingsman



Welcome to our Olympic Special Podcast! Matt and Kirk are joined once again by Olympian Paul Kingsman. Matt and Paul dive into discussing the mental mindset of Winter Olympic athletes and how you can use some of same tools to become an unstoppable financial advisor. In order to take your determination and athletisism to the Winter Olympics, you have to put everything on the line everyday. When your sport incorporates fast speeds, ice, and blades, it can be do or die.  And advisors need to start thinking of their business that way, there is no place for a B game in the financial world. Paul provides incredible tools and tips for improving your mental strength and focus to turn your business into a game change. In addition to his Olympic success, Paul is a renowned key note speaker, business coach, and the author of The Distraction Proof Advisor.