How to overcome excuses
Great people throughout history have often failed, quite miserably, before finally reaching their goals, writes international business strategist Dan Waldschmidt
WP finalist relocates for success
WP Award finalist Elie Nour has accomplished what most advisors eyeing a hot market from afar can only dream of.
Client Relationship Management Roundtable
Advisors have been racing to revamp their practices in light of upcoming new client relationship management rules. WP gathered a group of industry veterans to sound off on the new regulations known as CRM2.
Content Marketing: Here to Stay
Content marketing might be the latest marketing buzzword, but what does it mean and, more importantly, can it add value to your advice business? One thing is certain, Peter Bowman explains, for the foreseeable future, it’s here to stay
Client Communication: Digital vs. Traditional
As blogs, newsletters and videos become normal modes of client communication, advisors are heading into the brave new world of digitization. But old-school communication is just as key to connecting with a client’s enduringly emotional heart, warns Anders Sorman-Nilsson
When it comes to mapping out an exit strategy, an advisor is ‘in tough’ if she ignores the basics of maximizing business value for prospective buyers
Effectively transitioning to a Fee-Based Business
Advisors who quickly transition to a fee-based business are realizing faster growth in revenue and are increasing the per-client value of their book
Turning Likes into Leads
Compliance-obsessed advisors get nervous when discussing Twitter, let alone using it. But social media can - and should - be more beneficial than burdensome. Here, writes Maggie Crowley, are four key steps to success
The Power of Referrals - A Fresh Perspective
How to convince people to recommend you
Wondering how to stage a successful succession?
Succession plans are rare in the advisory segment; so finding a successful case study can be a challenge. One advisor explains how he designed a process that gives him more free time and doesn't leave clients in the lurch.