Ep 130 - Social Media Methodology with Ian Moyse

January 15, 2019
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Are you wondering about the value of social media in your financial practice? Our expert guest Ian Moyse offers his insight into the true value of social media in your prospecting efforts.

Joining host Matt Halloran from across the pond, Ian is the sales director of Natterbox, a done-for-you digital communications solution. 

These two social media gurus explore the hard and fast reality that social media isn't your technology fix. It will never replace traditional methods. But working in symbiosis with your prospecting avenues can create a stronger and more reliable sales stream. 

 If you're ready to explore what social media should mean to your company, listen in today!

Links: Ian Moyse LinkedIn | Natterbox

Episode 129 - The Freedom Practice with Craig Hersch

January 10, 2019
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Today we're changing up a few things on Top Advisor Marketing Podcast! Our host Matt Halloran is joined by estate planning attorney Craig Hersch!

Craig is the creator of The Freedom Practice, a practice management program that helps estate planning attorneys grow their practice. These unique tactics don't just apply in the world of law, but can help you make your practice fundamentally unique and different! 

Craig is an expert at what he does. He is a host of his own podcast, an editor at Trusts & Estate Magazine, and a contributor to wealthmanagement.com. 

Be sure to listen in today and learn how you can create growth in your own practice! 

Links: 4GameChange PodcastCraig Hersch LinkedIn

Episode 128 - Four Steps to Marketing in 2019

January 8, 2019
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Welcome back to our third season of Top Advisor Marketing Podcast! To get you ready for 2019, our host, Matt Halloran, is joined by marketing and branding expert Kirk Lowe to discuss four steps to marketing in 2019!

Get ready for a new-and-improved you this year as Kirk and Matt walk you through the exact process they offer their branding clients. It's a process Kirk has spent the past 18 years perfecting. Using their proven four step process: attract, intrigue, engage, and influence, Kirk and Matt share several actionable steps you can take to bring your ideal clients through the door!

Be sure to listen in today and begin your marketing success!

 

12 Days of Marketing - Morning Magic

December 21, 2018
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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!

 

12 Days of Marketing - Daily Focus

December 20, 2018
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Are you conquering every day? What does it take to obtain that razor focus so you can take control of your to do list? Listen in with Coach Joe and your host Matt Halloran as they discuss the importance of daily focus. With the right mindset, you'll be turning your business plan into a business reality!

12 Days of Marketing - Quarterly Game Plan

December 19, 2018
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Join host Matt Halloran and special series guest Coach Joe as they discuss the value of creating (and sticking to!) a quarterly game plan. Breaking your business plan down into bite size manageable pieces will give you stronger goals, and more success! Tune in today to finesse your business plan and get ready to rock Q1 2019!

12 Days of Marketing - Marketing, Branding & Business Development

December 18, 2018
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Today Matt and Coach Joe are diving into three very important topics when it comes to business planning and you're business success! Listen as these two coaching, development, and marketing experts discuss what you need to create a business with a lasting brand, strong marketing initiatives, and the ability to develop and grow!

12 Days of Marketing - Goal Setting

December 17, 2018
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A goal is defined as "the object of a person's ambition or effort; an aim or desired result". This definition provides us with both an action (ambition/effort), as well as a passive action (aim). What are you doing to take your goals from aims and desires into the realm of action and effort? Listen in with Coach Joe as he discusses with your host Matt Halloran different ways to make your goal setting effective, and stick to it. 

12 Days of Marketing - Mindset it the Game

December 14, 2018
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Mind over matter is the topic today! Listen in with Coach Joe and your host Matt Halloran as they discuss how the mindset you bring into business planning, and 2019 set you up for success or failure. 

12 Days of Marketing - 5 Year Vision

December 13, 2018
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Year end is a time when many of us look forward at what are we going to do in the next 365 days to change, grow, and become a better person. Today with your host Matt Halloran, Coach Joe is going to be discussing the value in not just a one year plan, but having a 5 year vision. 

If you're ready to take not just 2019, but the next five years by storm, be sure to listen in today! 

12 Days of Marketing - Business Life Integration

December 12, 2018
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All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. These words of wisdom come to life in today's episode as Matt and Coach Joe explore how advisors can handle business/life integration. 

Balance is a struggle in every area of our lives, whether it be our diets, our relationships, or our professions. So take some time and learn how you can balance and integrate your personal and professional life today!

12 Days of Marketing - Evaluate and Benchmark

December 11, 2018
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Benchmarks are a cornerstone to your business success. They give you an opportunity to reflect, evaluate, and challenge yourself in the upcoming year to meet goals. However, benchmarks can be another one of those tasks that simply gets forget. As people say, when something works well, we tend to stop doing it simply because we don't acknowledge or allocate for it. 

Coach Joe has a three part process to help you wrap up 2018 and set yourself on a better path for 2019. Get your benchmarks set, and roll on past them with your most successful year yet!

12 days of Marketing - Plan To Do The Plan

December 10, 2018
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We all have "plans" but what makes plans a reality? Actually DOING them. So when it comes to building your business plan what's stopping you? For many of us it's that we simply right it down as something to get done, without taking the necessary steps to make it happen. Whether that's blocking our calendar time, arranging a coaching session to prepare for the plan, or simply getting your team together to discuss the business you're building. 

Listen in as Coach Joe explains the value in planning your plan, and get ready to rock in 2019!

12 Days of Marketing - Why Advisors Fail

December 7, 2018
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Failure. It's not a topic anyone likes to dwell on, yet let's face - we all fail. Including advisors. And one of the major areas advisors tend to fall down is in creating their own business plan. 

Once again, Matt Halloran is joined by the business planning guru Coach Joe Lukacs, to discuss what types of tools and techniques Joe brings to his advisor clients to get them through the struggle that is advisor planning. 

Don't let past business plan failures impede your future success! 

Links: Coach Joe's LinkedIn

12 Days of Marketing - Why Do a Plan?

December 6, 2018
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It's the beginning of the 12 days of Marketing! To celebrate the holidays and Business Planning month, our host Matt will be joined by Joe Lukacs, AKA Coach Joe, for the next 12 episodes to discuss with us how to create a rockstar business plan for 2019. 

To kick start the marketing season, Joe and Matt dive into the value of having a proper business plan. If this is something you've always considered doing but couldn't find the time or see the value, tune into this episode to find out the truth behind the why of business planning! 

LINKS: Joe Lukacs LinkedIn 

Ep 127 - Getting Holiday Social with Kaley Lewis

December 4, 2018
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Is your holiday social calendar lacking in substance? Or have you simply let your social media presence fall to the way side now that December 1st is behind us? Why not get your social media calendar looking as active as your personal calendar this holiday season with a few quick tips for holiday engagement! 

Host Matt Halloran is joined by our very own Kaley Lewis to discuss five tips to making your holiday social shine! By adding some festive and engaging content, you'll be sure to create an impression and keep your audience engaged through the busiest time of year. It's never too late to get that holiday calendar rolling, so listen in and start today!

LINKS: Kaley Lewis LinkedIn | 5 Holiday Post Ideas 

Ep 126 - Being a Category of One with Joe Calloway

November 29, 2018
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On this episode of Top Advisor Marketing, Matt Halloran welcomes Joe Calloway to discuss one of his many books, Becoming A Category of One: How Extraordinary Companies Transcend Commodity And Defy Comparison.

Joe helps leaders focus on what is truly important, inspires new thinking about effective leadership, and motivates them to immediate action.

As many businesses today follow a cookie-cutter plan, to become a Category of One you must discover how to decommonditize your business and stand out from the crowd.  Are you providing a specialized service to your clients? Are you relevant? Do you provide value and consistency of performance? Listen in and learn tips from Joe and Matt to setting yourself apart from your competitors and turn your business into a market leader.

LINKS: Joe Calloway LinkedIn | Becoming a Category of One

Ep 125 - Hosting a Successful Seminar with Mike Thurman

November 27, 2018
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Do you find your seminars are lacking that punch that results long potential prospects lists? Matt explores the top three strategies for hosting a successful seminar with returning guest, Mike Thurman, co-founder of White Glove Workshops.

Mike has over 25 years experience in the financial industry and has hosted over 1000 educational seminars, making him an expert in the field. Along with Matt, Mike reviews his three key components to seminar success: plan the process, possess the heart of a teacher, and finishing strong.  

Join us today and be sure to check out White Glove Workshops resources on their website!

LINKS: Mike Thurman LinkedIn | White Glove Workshops

Ep 124 - The Value of Tech Integration with Kristen Schmidt

November 20, 2018
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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 OasisKristen Schmidt LinkedIn 

Ep 123 - Power of the Purse with Lynn Evans

November 15, 2018
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Have you ever thought you had such a great ideasomeone might just pay you to read it? Often times advisors reach a point in their development where they're told to put pen to paper and draft the next best financial read. But how many of us consider what a great opportunity a book can be for marketing?

Joining Matt today is fellow podcaster, author, CFP®, and speaker Lynn S. Evans to discuss how she developed, marketed, and wrote her book, Power of the Purse. 

Lynn is a national leader in the financial planning industry. Lynn has a profound understanding of the deep relationships that revolve around women and money. Through the work of her book, podcast, radio show, and financial network, Lynn has made it her personal mission to help baby boomer women become financially literate and take back control of their finances.  

Learn more about Lynn, her book, and marketing in this great episode today!

LINKS: Power of the Purse Podcast | Women of Substance | Lynn S Evans LinkedIn | Power of the Purse Book