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Special Mini Series: 3 Part Research Series – Study Results of High-Net-Worth Breadwinners: Episode 3



Rethink How to Win Executives: Part 3 — With Laura Gregg and David Partain

Are your assumptions about high-net-worth (HNW) male and female investors hurting your bottom line?

In this final episode our mini-series, Matt Halloran busts advisors’ assumptions about HNW men’s and women’s behaviors with Laura Gregg and David Partain of FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds. Together, they urge advisors to change their approach to working with couples and women and explain how to make this overdue shift.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Techniques and considerations for working with couples
  • Why it’s important to communicate about money in terms of dollars, not percentages
  • What advisors have to lose if they don’t change their approach 
  • And more!

Tune in now and learn how to give your approach to working with HNW investors an overhaul. 

Resources:  Top Advisor Marketing | FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds | Study: “Rethink How to Win Executives” | Contact Laura Gregg | Contact David Partain | The Integrated Core Approach to ESG

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Special Mini Series: 3 Part Research Series – Study Results of High-Net-Worth Breadwinners: Episode 2



Rethink How to Win Executives: Part 2 — With Laura Gregg and David Partain

It’s time to challenge what you thought you knew about the investor behaviors of high-net-worth (HNW) men versus women. 

In part two of our mini-series, Matt Halloran continues his conversation with Laura Gregg and David Partain of FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds to dig deeper into the remarkable findings from their stereotype-smashing study. Together, they uncover the actions, desires, and perceptions of men and women HNW investors that are true departures from gender stereotypes. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Surprisingly, who the more conservative investor is
  • Which gender consider themselves to be “experts” when it comes to investing
  • How vastly different the current financial goals are between men and women
  • What these HNW individuals really want from their advisor services
  • And more!

Tune in to hear what the findings reveal about the behaviors of HNW men versus women. 

Resources:  Top Advisor Marketing | FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds | Study: “Rethink How to Win Executives” | Contact Laura Gregg | Contact David Partain

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Special Mini Series: 3 Part Research Series – Study Results of High-Net-Worth Breadwinners: Episode 1



Rethink How to Win Executives: Part 1 — With Laura Gregg and David Partain

Despite high-net-worth (HNW) earners being a key market for advisors, little research has been done on the investor behaviors of men versus women in this demographic. Now FlexShares’ study is casting light on the gender differences within this group, and the results call for advisors to change their approach. 

In this episode, Matt Halloran speaks with Laura Gregg and David Partain of FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds about the remarkable findings from their study, which reveals that HNW earners don’t fit the mold of traditional gender stereotypes. This is a conversation that examines advisors’ wrong assumptions and opportunities for them to make changes that will cultivate lasting client relationships.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What prompted Laura and David to do this study and why they shifted its focus
  • About the sample size and demographics of respondents
  • How the results can help advisors rethink how they serve HNW clients
  • Which gender stereotypes and assumptions were proven wrong by the results
  • And more!

Tune in now and discover how HNW breadwinners are defying traditional gender stereotypes.

Resources:  Top Advisor Marketing | FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds | Study: “Rethink How to Win Executives” | Contact Laura Gregg | Contact David Partain

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Episode 209: How to Become a Great Podcaster— With Tim Wohlberg



Is podcasting on your mind? Or maybe you already host a podcast but are lacking the confidence and know-how to build a loyal audience. 

In this episode, Matt Halloran speaks with Tim Wohlberg, a podcast coach with over 25 years of broadcast experience. Tim shares how he started his company, Podcast Performance Coach, and the one thing he tells podcasters to never stop thinking about. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What type of clients Tim helps and how
  • Why he believes this coaching service is needed in the finance industry
  • Differences between radio and podcasting
  • The true benefits of podcasting
  • And more!

Tune in now and become inspired to craft an engaging podcast, sound more pro, gain fans, and ultimately grow your business!

Resources:  Top Advisor Marketing | Podcast Performance Coach | Just The Tip Podcast

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Episode 208 – The New Dynamics of Social Event Marketing— With Ryan Van Sickle



Are you looking for dynamic and efficient ways to drum up new business?

In this episode, Matt Halloran speaks with Ryan Van Sickle, director of advisor development at LeadingResponse, about the new dynamics of social event marketing. This conversation is a must-listen for any advisor who is hungry to grow their business by using ROI-proven strategies.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What kind of event provides the best ROI for advisors
  • Whether dinners are an essential component to a successful event
  • Whether digital marketing is the best approach in today’s landscape
  • What level of data you can get from ProspectConnect 
  • And more!

Tune in now and become inspired to use social event marketing to grow your business!

Resources:  Top Advisor Marketing | LeadingResponse: 813-885-88200 | Ryan Van Sickle ryanv@leadingresponse.com

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Episode 207 – How to Find Your Resilience



As a business owner or professional, at one point or another, you will likely experience high levels of stress from different sources such as finances, unexpected changes in the industry, work/life balance — and you need resilience to help you bounce back. Where will you start?

Join Matt Halloran and Kirk Lowe in this episode, where they share ways they’ve found their resilience and what they do to maintain it and keep building on it. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why understanding yourself can help you find resilience
  • What role gratitude plays in maintaining resilience
  • How problem-solving skills can help you stay resilient
  • How a strong social network can help
  • How to process change
  • And more!

Tune in now and get inspired to keep developing this essential quality in life.

Resources:  Top Advisor Marketing 

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Episode 206 – 3 Marketing Trends for Advisors Who Want to Stand Out — With Jillian Bannister



Are you using the latest trends to help you stand out from the advisor down the street?

Today, Matt welcomes Jillian Bannister, CEO and co-founder of Ext. Marketing, to uncover three marketing trends for advisors. This is a must-listen conversation where you will learn about attracting up-and-coming demographics and the importance of testing your brand to see what is resonating with your target audience. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Which social media platform is the ideal place for advisors to reach their audience
  • Words of advice about segmenting your millennial audience
  • The importance of focusing on people who are interested in ESG and socially responsible investing
  • How long it takes for an advisor to gain traction on a new brand
  • And more!

Tune in and learn how to become bigger and better!

Resources:  Ext. Marketing | Email Jillian | Jillian Bannister’s LinkedIn

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Episode 205 – The Time for Succession Planning Is Now — With George Hartman



You’ve poured your heart and soul into launching your business and creating growth. Wouldn’t you like your business to live on even after you’re no longer here?

In this episode, Kirk Lowe speaks with George Hartman, co-founder and CEO of Market Logics. They unpack what gets in an advisor’s way of putting a succession plan in place, how to get started, and where marketing fits into the process. This episode is a must-listen for all entrepreneurs who want their businesses to endure for generations to come.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What gets in the way of putting a plan in place
  • The steps required to successfully exit your business
  • What options are available to advisors
  • The purpose of a continuity partner
  • Where marketing fits into the succession planning process and how important it is 
  • And more!

Tune in now and experience the excitement around keeping your business successful for generations to come!

Resources:  Top Advisor Marketing | Market Logics

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Episode 204 – Transform Your Thinking for Better Digital Marketing Outcomes — With James Robert Lay



What is keeping you from creating a digital marketing strategy that brings in leads and leaves you feeling confident about your firm’s future?

In this episode, Kirk Lowe has a riveting conversation with James Robert Lay, founder and CEO of Digital Growth Institute. They discuss how you can break through the barriers that are holding too many financial brands back from maximizing their digital growth potential.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What challenges hold financial brands back from maximizing their digital growth potential
  • What the greatest opportunities are for financial brands to capture over the next 12-24 months 
  • How a financial brand marketing, sales, and leadership team can develop a digital growth mindset
  • What role humans will play, if any, in a digital consumer’s buying journey when shopping for a financial product
  • What lies ahead for Digital Growth Institute
  • And more!

Tune in now and get inspired to reach better digital marketing outcomes!

Resources:  Top Advisor Marketing | Digital Growth Institute

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Episode 203 – Going All-In With Online Millennial Entrepreneurs — With Danielle Granger Nava and Dustin Granger



Would you ever be so bold as to switch your niche?

In this episode, Matt speaks with a financial planning brother-sister duo, Danielle Granger Nava and Dustin Granger, about their pivotal decision to start targeting online millennial entrepreneurs. Having made a clean break from the traditional advisor path, Danielle and Dustin share their perspective on playing the long-game and how they’re winning over this growing market. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • About Danielle and Dustin’s journey to creating Toujours Planning Wealth Management
  • Why they’ve chosen to serve online millennial entrepreneurs — what about the big fish?
  • How Danielle and Dustin decide on podcast topics 
  • What they’ve done to make their website appealing to millennials
  • Why niche marketing is a long game, not a sprint
  • And more!

Tune in now and become inspired to go all-in with your dream niche!

Resources:  Top Advisor Marketing | Toujours Planning Wealth Management | Email | Worth It Podcast | Worth It Podcast on Instagram

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