The Elements

October 31, 2017

10 Holiday Party Tips for Financial Advisors

Categories: Client Appreciation, Referral Network

10 Holiday Party Tips for Financial Advisors

With holiday party season soon upon us, you’re likely in the planning and execution stages for your upcoming party. Client events at the holidays (or any time of the year) are a great way show your appreciation, get clients connected with each other and potentially gain referrals. Here are ten top tips for making your […]

April 28, 2015

6 Ways to Find and Attract Leads Using LinkedIn

Categories: Blog, Business Development, Marketing Plan, Prospecting, Referral Network, Social Media

6 Ways to Find and Attract Leads Using LinkedIn

Looking for a few simple tweaks to gain exposure, increase your visibility, and attract new prospects using LinkedIn?  If so, this is the list for you. Modifying the way you use LinkedIn will change how prospects perceive and respond to you. Here are six strategies to attract new leads to your firm. 1)  Create A […]

March 24, 2015

 The Essential Guide to Financial Advisor Marketing

Categories: Blog, Business Development, Marketing Plan, Niche Marketing, Prospecting, Referral Network

Marketing Implementation

All too often marketing is overlooked, put on the back burner, or is assigned to someone who has extra time. These scenarios are detrimental to any company. Marketing plans are essential to provide direction towards your goals and firm growth. Without growth and a plan to get there, your firm is at risk to silently […]

January 27, 2015

5 Pivotal Prospecting Methods for Financial Advisors

Categories: Blog, Business Development, Prospecting, Referral Network

5 Pivotal Prospecting Methods for Financial Advisors

  Successful advisors know that prospecting is the lifeblood to continued growth for a financial practice. Yet, competition is getting stronger and to remain competitive, advisors need to employ new prospecting strategies in order to capture new assets and remain viable. Prospecting is the method of proactively stepping out of your comfort zone and requires […]

August 12, 2014

No Referrals? Time to Rethink Your Process – Here’s How

Categories: Blog, Business Development, Referral Network

No Referrals? Time to Rethink Your Process - Here's How

Business is going good and clients are happy, but the number of qualified prospects in your pipeline has dwindled. Now what? The advisors we work with tell us, “I always ask my clients and centers of influence to let me know if they think of someone who will benefit from my services.  But, I end […]

June 21, 2013

The Elements for Your Weekend…Cool Tools In Technology

Categories: Blog, Business Development, Investment Model, Operational Effectiveness, Referral Network, Strategic Planning

The Elements for Your Weekend…Cool Tools In Technology

Get your weekend started with Ironstone’s Elements for Your Weekend!  Technology Take a look at the latest and greatest apps for advisors this summer…9 Cool and Useful Apps for Advisors This Summer….Financial Planning.com Great Read Does Your Staff Determine Your Referability Factor? Read How Your Staff Can Make or Break Your Referability……Financial Planning.com Webinar ETFs: […]

June 7, 2013

The Elements For Your Weekend– What You Should Be Reading

Categories: Blog, Business Development, Human Element, Leadership, Organizational Skills, Referral Network

The Elements For Your Weekend– What You Should Be Reading

Hi All, The weekend is finally upon us! We have put together a short list of the “best advisor reads” for your weekend. Grab one of these books or articles, a spot in the shade and enjoy! Why Do Financial Advisors Fail To Ask For Referrals? (Forbes.com) Understanding Variation: The Key to Managing Chaos(Donald J. […]

August 20, 2012

Build It & They Will Come – Earning Referrals

Categories: Blog, Referral Network

Build It & They Will Come - Earning Referrals

Imagine your field of dreams overflowing with all of the referrals you could ever hope for!  Closing your eyes and picturing a huge field full of perfect referrals to help you grow your firm doesn’t have to be a dream, you can make it reality. The old way of getting a referral is more than […]

April 19, 2012

Position Your Firm For Referrals

Categories: Blog, Business Development, Referral Network

So while I do believe that “Cold Calling Builds Character”,   only a fool ignores an easy sell.   ~Geoffrey James~ The opportunity for firms to grow business is reaching record highs.   Clients and prospective clients are confused with the many financial advisor options at their disposal. With market volatility and media hype prospective clients don’t […]

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Advisors and business professionals at all levels have long-held the notion that wooing prospective new hires and closing a deal over lunch is extremely effective. However, I am thrilled to tell you there is now evidence to support this belief, according to Lakshmi Balachandra, a Harvard fellow. Inside the Dining Research Ms. Balachandra’s work subjected […]

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