The best messaging in the world can’t shine through a shoddy or outdated website. But the sharpest-looking website also won’t convert visitors into clients if the messaging isn’t on target for your ideal client profile. You have to strike the right balance between presenting long- and short-form content alongside engaging visuals.
The Undeniable Case for Using Video in Top Advisor Marketing Strategies
We have been living in a digital world for some time now with much of our daily lives conducted online. From the personal to the professional, education to entertainment, so much of our attention is focused in the palm of our hands or on a desktop.
So, it’s no surprise that top-performing advisors are those meeting their prospects where they spend so much of their time—on mobile or in front of a screen.
When we talk about the problems associated with an advisor’s fees, it isn’t that they are too high, too low, or inappropriately structured. Rather it is that advisors typically fail to communicate effectively with their prospects what those fees are actually doing for the client. In other words, what is the value of the service being paid for?
Essentially, the fee discussion isn’t about one of the actual fee structures in place,
Where do a financial advisor’s best leads and clients come from? It’s no secret. It’s likely every financial advisor will agree that the answer is undoubtedly… referrals. Referrals are potential clients that have been introduced to you by advocates—or fans!
What’s great about referrals is that they tend to move through the sales process much faster than non-referral leads. That’s because the sales process has been initiated by someone the lead already trusts.
What is perhaps the biggest challenge advisors are facing with marketing in 2021?
In the cluttered and fiercely competitive advisory industry, it’s standing out from the crowd.
The biggest problem for solo advisors is not technology, nor is it even an economy of scale problem. It is a very big, very real differentiation problem. Today, there is very little to differentiate advisors from one another.
It wasn’t long ago that offering comprehensive financial planning was a differentiator.