October 25th, 2014
The standard marketing and lead generation process always has you focusing on what a prospect would like most about your product. It pays though to remember how your product could also be a burden. It helps you anticipate everything from possible customer complaints as well as unintended consequences.
October 18th, 2014
It’s not unusual for any outsource service to show off its hardware. It’s a way to demonstrate your company’s competency and you keep up with the times. Take note though, your accounting leads won’t necessarily be at top quality just by showing off your toys.
October 11th, 2014
It’s becoming common knowledge that the best leads are generated by targeted campaigns. Whether it’s an active, outbound strategy or an inbound one centered on social media and content, you’ll get more potential customers if you actually know more about what defines them.
Speaking of social though, how much of social data do you use when assessing your financial leads?
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October 4th, 2014
It’s tempting to think that the companies in the business of financial planning are ‘victimized’ by the standards of good marketing. Everything from the words placed in the content to the credibility, validity, and reliability of your own organization is put under extreme scrutiny.
It’s as if the industry itself is hardwired to make even the most honest-to-goodness lead generation campaigns difficult.
Although, there’s you can do so much better than carry this victim mentality around.
September 27th, 2014
Sometimes the marketing materials used in your appointment setting campaign feel like propaganda. If this makes you feel uncomfortable, don’t worry. You might be on to something. Is it really all right to give your entire campaign the look and feel of a crusade?
Now in the financial service, there are no shortages of causes worth fighting for. And often times, these tie directly into your business (whether it’s more transparent accounting or assisting uninsured). Yet at the same time, the controversies often arising from these causes can serve to trap marketers.