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Do you want to to earn the respect and affection of your online network of peers, influencers, and prospects? Do you want to build your digital influence the right way? There is a simple practice that can help you accomplish this, but only if you are intentional and genuine with your actions. That practice is promoting others.
I recently returned from Social Media Marketing World 2015, the largest social media marketing conference which takes place in San Diego. This was the third year for the conference. The speakers come in from all over the world to share their best insights! There were so many amazing sessions and it was impossible to see them all, which is why I’m super excited about the virtual ticket.
If you post status updates to LinkedIn on a regular basis, your updates are reaching fewer members of your network these days. This is because LinkedIn is filtering status updates in member news feeds. “Top updates” are the default display and they are shown according to LinkedIn’s internal ranking algorithm.
0 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 0 Buffer 0 Email -- 0 Flares × How much value do you place on your current LinkedIn network? Do you work on improving and growing your LinkedIn network strategically? The value of your LinkedIn network will directly correlate with the quality and relevance of your connections. A higher value network is going to yield greater networking results.
0 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 0 Buffer 0 Email -- 0 Flares × In episode 21 of the Wired Advisor Podcast, I interview my friend Jay Palter. Jay is a Social Business Consultant/Coach to professionals, including financial advisors and firms. This is a special episode of the podcast in that you get to tap into our very candid and open conversation as we share ...
0 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 0 Buffer 0 Email -- 0 Flares × In this Wired Advisor Podcast episode, I interview Ted Jenkin, founder of oXYGen Financial, Inc. Six years after launching his firm, he has more than $350 Million in assets under management. Prior to launching his own firm, Ted spent 17 years at a prior financial firm serving as a financial advi ...
0 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 0 Buffer 0 Email 0 0 Flares × In this episode of the Wired Advisor Podcast, I chat with Carl Richards, founder of Behavior Gap. He’s been called the “anti-Cramer” and “wicked with a sharpie”. He’s also known as “Thinking Carl”. Perhaps you’ve seen one of his signature sketches floating around online? Carl is a former finan ...
0 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 0 Buffer 0 Email 0 0 Flares × Are you interested in learning more about how to create your own videos? Does it seem overwhelming or intimidating to produce self-made videos? Well, that’s what I thought until I had the chance to visit with Caleb Wojcik, founder of the DIY Video Guy, in this episode of the Wired Advisor Podcast.
How often do you leverage your LinkedIn network? Do you want to strategically improve and grow your connections? In building your LinkedIn network, the more selective you are, the more valuable your network is. In this article I’ll explain how to build a smart LinkedIn network. Why Build a Smart LinkedIn Network? LinkedIn can give you exposure and access to important peopl ...
0 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 0 Buffer 0 Email 0 0 Flares × In this episode of the Wired Advisor Podcast, I interview Mike Alfred – CEO of BrightScope. BrightScope is on a mission to bring greater financial advisor transparency to investors. In fact, they’ve compiled the largest online publicly available database of Financial Advisors, and this is likely just the beginning.
This is episode 16 of the weekly Wired Advisor Podcast with Stephanie Sammons. In this episode of the Wired Advisor Podcast, I share 7 tips to power up your LinkedIn profile for greater influence. When you build your digital influence, good things happen. When you focus on building your digital influence, you create more opportunities for your business with less time and energy.
2 Flares Twitter 1 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 0 Buffer 1 Email -- 2 Flares × In this episode of the Wired Advisor Podcast, I interview Aaron Klein, CEO of Riskalyze. Aaron and his team have developed a very powerful tool that completely redefines the risk conversation between financial advisors and their clients. I remember when I first stumbled upon Riskalyze and my mind was blown.
8 Flares Twitter 7 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 1 Buffer 0 Email -- 8 Flares × In this episode of the Wired Advisor Podcast, I interview Grant Easterbrook. Grant Easterbrook leads Corporate Insight’s (a NYC-based financial industry consulting firm) research on investment- and personal finance-related startups, monitoring more than 200 firms.
8 Flares Twitter 6 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 0 Buffer 2 Email -- 8 Flares × Philip Taylor, FinCon Founder At the 2014 FinCon Financial Media Conference, over 600 personal finance professionals, bloggers, media folks, and even a nice showing of financial advisors landed in New Orleans. This is a powerful community of financial content creators who are changing the indus ...
5 Flares Twitter 5 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 0 Buffer 0 Email -- 5 Flares × This is the 2nd FinCon Sessions episode of the Wired Advisor Podcast! The 1st episode of the FinCon Sessions featured a conversation with Jeff Goins. The FinCon Conference is for bloggers, podcasters, and publishers in personal finance and the financial services industry.
1 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 0 Buffer 1 Email -- 1 Flares × We’re coming off of an amazing time at the FinCon 2014 Conference “Where Money Meets Media”. If you’re in financial services, and you’re a content creator, this conference is a must! Learn more about getting involved in FinCon 2015 Jeff Goins was the opening keynote speaker at FinCon this year ...
7 Flares Twitter 7 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 0 Buffer 0 Email -- 7 Flares × Meet Derek Coburn. He’s the author of Networking is not Working and a long-time financial advisor. He’s also the co-founder (with his wife Melanie) of the elite professional “un-networking” community cadre, based in Washington, D.C. and now also in Baltimore, MD.
8 Flares Twitter 6 Facebook 2 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 0 Buffer 0 Email -- 8 Flares × Finding the 80% Part 1 of a series on how to manage and scale client acquisition and retention in the digital age. Investment News recently asked a group financial industry leaders to share their insights on “The Future of Running a Financial Advisory Practice”.
0 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 0 Buffer 0 Email -- 0 Flares × In this interview I interview Sophia Bera, a Fee-Only CFP® and the founder of Gen Y Planning. She provides comprehensive financial planning to Millennials. In Sophia’s words, she is “not your father’s financial planner”. Sophia is an avid financial blogger as well.
In this episode of the Wired Advisor Podcast, I interview Todd Tresidder, financial coach and the Founder of FinancialMentor.com. Todd is a self-made millionaire who retired at the age of 35. Todd essentially pioneered the “Financial Coaching” business model. I think more financial advisors should aspire to learn how to coach their clients! Just as elite athletes hire coac ...