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Episode 192 – 6 Ways Podcasts Make You a Better Advisor 



Do you know the similarities between being a great podcast host and a great advisor? 

In today’s episode, Matt and Kirk bring light to these similarities and discuss how advisors can translate their podcasting experience into their career and practice. Join this conversation and learn six ways that podcasts can, in fact, make you a better advisor.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How you can improve as an advisor by doing podcasts
  • The importance of listening to what your clients are saying
  • Tips on how to enhance your listening skills
  • The importance of resourcefulness 
  • How podcasting helps you develop leadership
  • And more!

Tune in now and learn six ways that podcasting can take your advisor skills to new heights.

Resources: Top Advisor Marketing 

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Episode 193 – Educational Seminars: A Valuable Item in an Advisor’s Marketing Toolbox — With Mike Thurman



Today, Matt welcomes back Mike Thurman, White Glove Workshops co-founder and seminar expert. Together, they dive deeper into Whiteglove’s educational seminar system and how advisors can execute a successful seminar.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How advisors can prepare for presentations
  • What Whiteglove does to help advisors prepare
  • Action items for before and after a presentation
  • Where advisors fail themselves
  • And more!

Resources:  Top Advisor Marketing | White Glove  | Mike Thurman LinkedIn | Facebook | Twitter | White Glove LinkedIn | Ep 125 – Hosting a Successful Seminar with Mike Thurman

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Episode 191 – What does it take to build a million-dollar company?



In today’s episode, Matt Halloran and Kirk Lowe discuss how they merged their businesses and experiences together and founded Top Advisor Marketing. Here, they share the ins and outs of their journey towards becoming a million-dollar company.

Join Matt and Kirk as they go through some of the steps that helped them successfully develop their thought-leadership and company, and the lessons they have learned along the way.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How they became Top Advisor Marketing
  • What they have learned from their biggest mistakes
  • Strategies they have put in place to advance their business
  • How they have adjusted to the challenges of managing a growing business
  • And so much more!

Tune in now and find out more about Top Advisor Marketing and learn some tips you can also apply to your growing business.

Resources: Top Advisor Marketing 

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Episode 190 – The Truth about Marketing ROI



In today’s episode, Matt Halloran interviews our founder, Kirk Lowe, and they dive deep into the truth surrounding marketing ROI for advisors. 

For 20 years, Kirk has observed which marketing strategies give advisors the best outcomes. In this episode, he walks you through different mediums to explore their ROI-potential, their disadvantages, and what it takes to see worthwhile outcomes. 

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Which mediums are producing the best ROI
  • What role advisors play in creating their ROI
  • What the Micro-Influencer term means
  • How you can become more compelling with your niche
  • And so much more!

 Tune in now and find out the truth about marketing ROI for advisors.  

Resources: Top Advisor Marketing 

Brought to you by: Iris.xyz


Ep. 134 – Building a Successful Partnership with Marci Bair & Victor Orozco



Oftentimes advisors want to grow their business and pass down their knowledge. To do so, they bring on interns and a lot of the time, it goes horribly wrong.

Has that ever happened to you?

Perhaps you weren’t great at managing, articulating your expectations, or you just haven’t found anyone you really connect with.

Joining our host, Matt Halloran, is returning guest Marci Bair and her partner, Victor Orozco, of Bair Financial LLC to discuss how you can build a successful partnership within your firm.

Marci made a previous appearance on Top Advisor Marketing Podcast where she discussed how to truly niche useful, however, she wouldn’t have obtained her current level of success if not for Victor.  

If you’re thinking about broadening your firm and want to grow with someone, listen today to learn valuable advice on how you can make a lasting partnership.

Links: Victor Orozco LinkedIn | Marci Bair LinkedIn | Bair Financial LLC


12 Days of Marketing – Morning Rituals



In our final installment of the 12 Days of Marketing Coach Joe and your host Matt Halloran are discussing the importance of the power hour – your morning magic. When it comes to working with professionals who are off track, Coach Joe’s first question is always “what is your morning ritual”. The first 60 mins of your day set the tone for the rest of your day – so are you priming yourself for success? 

Listen in and start every day the right way with Coach Joe and Matt Halloran!


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 89 – Social Media Research With Julia Ritchie



In today’s episode, Matt brings on one of Top Advisor’s inhouse social media expert, Julia Ritchie to share her recent findings on updates to all our of major Social Media Platforms. Julia has an advanced degree in digital media and communications, and has been an important addition to our team. With changes to everything from user interface, to ad formats and new features, Julia and Matt explore the changes that will be impacting your summer social media experience. If you’re interested insuring that your posts continue to please the algorithm, this is an episode you won’t want to miss.


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.