The type of client you choose to serve will have numerous direct and indirect effects on the type of business you build. Everything from the kind of office space you occupy, the marketing efforts you employ, even the types of client events you host, will be impacted by the ‘who’ in your business model. The various pieces of your business must be tightly aligned with the people you choose to serve, or the disconnect will become quite noticeable over time, especially to your clients.
Have you ever heard of a perpetual motion machine? Well, it’s a hypothetical machine that can do work infinitely without an external energy source. It operates by feeding on itself and using its own energy to perform tasks over and over again. It sounds amazing but why is it impossible? Apparently, it violates the first and or second laws of thermodynamics. I share this because we’re intent on building a near-perpetual motion marketing machine for your business. In this case, it’s possible because it has a very crucial ingredient to allow it to work: you.
Dan Kennedy once said, “Wealth can be based on many different things...but most wealth is fueled by a reliable, effective marketing apparatus, system, and plan.” This has been and continues to be the premise of Emerging Advisor. For without people to share your message with, what then is the point of your message?
In last month’s webinar, we featured a special guest Jennifer Dougan, Owner, Elevated Retirement Group; Marketing Coordinator, Elevated Retirement Group; and former Retirement Elevated manager. The webinar focused on Jennifer's 5 strategies for "Planning a Successful 2021."
Here we are, at the outset of another year. Each New Year is full of promise, hope, and maybe even a bit of fear of the unknown. While we all share the same mixture of feelings, we all would like this year to be our best year somehow. So how can we do our best to start 2021 in the right mindset for growth? My best advice is to choose a theme.
Having a practice capable of operating like a well-oiled machine is crucial to your success but it isn’t enough if you don’t have sufficient numbers of people eager to receive your advice!
The pandemic rages on, lockdowns are being announced all over the country, and jobs are being threatened again. Meanwhile, the government can’t seem to come together on the next round of stimulus. But why wait for them?
With the election behind us, it’s clear that we’re still very much divided as a country. With a new president-elect chosen, we’ll focus on one question so many of you are considering: What does a Biden presidency mean for the markets and our investments?