Category Archives: Investment Marketing

Episode 238 – 5 Reasons Your Lead Generation Isn’t Effective And How To Improve It



How can you improve your lead generation? How can attract new leads and build relationships?

In this episode of Top Advisor Marketing, Matt & Kirk explore 5 reasons why advisors lead generation isn’t working. Plus how they can improve through relationship building, attracting, engaging their audience.  

In this episode, you will learn:  

  • 5 reasons your lead generation doesn’t work and how to fix it
  • What it takes to attract new leads
  • How to utilize relationship marketing and start generating momentum
  • Tangible ways to build relationships, solve pain points, issues, and obstacles 
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn how to better optimize your lead generation!

Resources: Top Advisor Marketing | Kirk Lowe on LinkedIn

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Episode 237 – Start Making Connection Calls With Your Clients Now – With Brad Johnson



People are desperate for connection right now. What are you doing to show your clients that you’re there for them?

In this episode, Matt speaks with Brad Johnson, VP of advisor development at Advisors Excel and host of The Elite Advisor Blueprint podcast. Brad walks you through a much-needed and effective marketing strategy right now that only requires financial advisors to have a telephone and a work ethic.

In this episode, you will learn:  

  • About the best marketing tactics that Brad has seen advisors do
  • Why marketing is a combination of science and art
  • What people are really looking for when they attend seminars
  • The purpose of making connection calls during isolation –– and how they’re different from sales calls
  • How to ask for referrals through connection calls
  • And more!

Tune in now and learn how to start making connection calls today!

Resources: Top Advisor Marketing | Brad Johnson | The Virtual Advisor Series | The Elite Advisor Blueprint Podcast | Virtual Advisor Episode With Pat Quinn | The Virtual Advisor Series™ Facebook Group | Brad Johnson on LinkedIn 

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Episode 235 – Overcome Your Self-Limiting Beliefs and Win! –– With JM Ryerson



We often limit ourselves by questioning what we believe we’re capable of. This could be a result of the type of headspace we entrap ourselves in.

In this episode, Matt speaks with JM Ryerson, a leadership expert and the CEO of Let’s Go Win. JM speaks about the importance of getting in the right headspace and how mental performance can negatively and positively impact your work environment. He also speaks to the value of having fun and striking a balance between home and work.

In this episode, you will learn:  

  • How JM Ryerson helps teams improve their mental performance
  • The importance of being in the right headspace
  • Ideas on how to get in the right headspace before work
  • Methods for overcoming self-limiting beliefs
  • And more!

Tune in to learn how to get in the right headspace.

Resources:

 Top Advisor Marketing | JM Ryerson on LinkedIn | Let’s Go Win | Let’s Go Win on Facebook | Let’s Go Win on Instagram | Let’s Go Win by JM Ryerson

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Episode 234 – Stop Viewing Compliance as Your Business-Prevention Department –– With Leila Shaver



Are you an advisor who feels nervous about compliance? Join the club. You might even want to start a podcast, but you’re worried about navigating compliance’s requirements.

In this episode, Matt speaks with Leila Shaver, owner and managing partner of My RIA Lawyer. Leila takes a deep look into compliance as it relates to risk profiles, podcasting, testimonials, and more.

In this episode, you will learn:  

  • How to better understand compliance
  • What you can do to potentially improve your risk profile
  • How compliance involvement differs between RIAs versus FINRA
  • Answers to aspiring podcasters’ most common compliance concerns 
  • What the benefits are of becoming an RIA
  • And more!

Tune in now to hear the answers to your compliance concerns. 

Resources  Top Advisor Marketing | My RIA Lawyer | (770) 462-2118  

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Episode 233 – Beware of “10X” and “We Fill Your Pipeline” Claims



If a marketing expert promises you results that seem too good to be true, it probably is. 

In this episode, Matt and Kirk discuss why they believe it’s irresponsible for “marketing gurus” and “lead-generation experts” to claim that they can fill financial advisors’ pipelines and get them 10X the results. They also talk about what advisors have to gain by shifting away from a “quick win” marketing mindset.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why the promise of 10X and filling your pipeline is problematic
  • How to validate these promises
  • Why silver marketing bullet is not a sustainable pursuit
  • What to do if you’re approached by aggressive marketers that trying to sell you short-term success
  • And more!

Tune in now to consider a new way to think about quick-win promises from marketers. 

Resources:  Top Advisor Marketing | Kirk’s LinkedIn post | Death By Referrals

 

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Episode 232 – How to Hire the Right People for Your Firm –– With Duane Roberts



Why are we talking about hiring on a marketing podcast? Because when advisors hire the right people, they can market that they have a stellar team and focus on doing what they do best. 

In this episode, Matt speaks with Duane Roberts, the COO and CFO of Humans Being Resources, a recruiting firm. Duane explains how his company helps financial advisors find the right hires through My1Hire packages.

In this episode, you will learn:  

  • Why finding candidates outside of your industry is important
  • How COVID-19 has altered the hiring process
  • Key HR resources for advisors
  • What separates Humans Being Resources from other recruiting firms
  • And more!

Tune in now for tips on how to hire the right people!

Resources:  Top Advisor Marketing | Humans Being Resources | My1Hire | (844) 691-4473

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Episode 231 – Transparency Wave — With Paul Pagnato



Transparency changes everything for advisors. Being transparent means communicating all aspects of your business.

In this episode, Matt speaks with Paul Pagnato, CEO of PagnatoKarp. Paul shares the importance of being transparent in the finance industry, how trust and transparency go hand in hand, and he discusses his book, “Transparency Wave.”

In this episode, you will learn:  

  • How to use transparency to differentiate yourself in the industry
  • The six Ts of transparency
  • The importance of building trust with clients 
  • How to scale credibility
  • And more!

Tune in to learn all about transparency!

Resources  Top Advisor Marketing | PagnatoKarp | Transparency Wave   

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Ep 124 – The Value of Tech Integration with Kristen Schmidt



Today Matt is diving into the importance of technology integration with tech strategist, speaker, consultant, and founder of RIA Oasis, Kristen Schmidt.

Integrating your technology not only helps make things easier around your office, it can free up time so you can do more in your practice while creating better client services/experience, and creating seamless prospecting. Oftentimes advisors fail to use their technology to the fullest potential – with most firms only using 20-30% of what their technology offers.

As one of the few RIA tech experts, Kristen spends every day working with the very systems that drive your business. Kristen and Matt walk through the basic steps that you can take to evaluate your technology and come to some decision on what comes next.

LINKS: RIA Oasis | Kristen Schmidt LinkedIn 


Episode 74 – 7 Dynamic Digital Prospecting Techniques: Part 3



Have you ever thought about starting your own Podcast?

Today, Matt Halloran and Kirk Lowe talk about how to elevate your practice with podcasting! Podcasting is a great way to share your vision to an audience. Here at Top Advisor, we want to show you how you can shape your talent, and your voice to be a successful catalyst in your field. Doing some homework, and developing your podcast connections will allow you to find your community. You do not want to miss out on today’s podcast.

Do you want to know how to kickstart your podcasting career?
Grab the Top Advisor Marketing Podcast Guide: Here


Episode 68 – The Business Model for Lead Advisors



Are you ready to get off the treadmill and have more energy and free time?

Do you find it difficult to say no to a client, even when they are not the ideal client for your business?  Or do you find you are spending a lot of time training junior advisors, and not spending enough time focusing on the clients you love to work with?

In this episode Matt and Kirk explore 3 Categories of your business model may fall into, and what you can do to help change your business model so you can optimize your time and work with the clients you love to work with!

Sometimes you have to take a big step back to take a big leap forward.

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3 Categories:

– Too Many Clients/Volume Model, Jr. Advisor Model

– Too Many Client Types

– Too Wide of A Niche

Find opportunities to work with other advisors to get things done and refer the clients that do not fit your niche market

Matt and Kirk discuss the 80/20 rule and how it is important to spend the necessary time working with ideal clients.  Work with the clients you love.