6 Ways We’ve Just Enhanced Loring Ward’s Blog

In January of 2014 we introduced our Advisor Insights Blog with the goal of providing financial advisors and their clients with timely and timeless financial education and insights.
Since then, we’ve published more than 200 articles — with 85,000+ views — on a wide variety of topics, from Asset Class investing to financial planning, retirement, behavioral finance, practice management and marketing. We’ve even included a few recipes from employees along the way.
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Building Stronger Relationships via Your Digital Ecosystem

Two big revolutions have occurred in marketing in recent years:

  1. Marketing has moved from being an art to becoming a science, with an ever-increasing ability to pinpoint the effectiveness (or failure) of marketing campaigns and initiatives.

  3. There has been a broad move away from product to experience as the key differentiator. As McKinsey Quarterly noted in 2011, “Customers no longer separate marketing from the product — it is the product….In the era of engagement, marketing is the company.”

At Loring Ward’s National Education Conference at the end of September, we will look at what these two revolutions mean for financial advisors and how they establish and nurture client relationships across the digital spectrum, from websites to social media to CRM systems. Some digital ecosystem best practices to keep in mind: Continue reading

Welcome to Advisor Insights Blog

Welcome to Loring Ward’s Advisor Insights Blog! Our intent is to make a real difference for financial advisors, with timely, concise ideas on how to better serve your clients and grow your business.
Most of us fill just about every minute of our day, as if being busy equals being productive. But if those spaces are always filled, we have no room for spontaneity, imaginative problem solving, planning, dreaming.
So our commitment to you is that we’ll respect your white space and strive to post only thought-provoking perspectives that challenge conventional wisdom and rote practice. We want to help you Continue reading