Updated Tuesday, July 22, 2014 as of 9:43 PM ET
Blogs - A Better Practice
Intimidated by Technology? It’s Time to Take the Leap
Sunday, January 6, 2013
Print
Email
Reprints

You should be in LinkedIn discussion groups, answering questions on your specialties. (We’ve put together a video on how to do just that here.) Your Facebook Business Page should be fun and informative and a source of regular referrals. Finally, your Twitter feed should link to timely, engaging content on a regular basis.  You can hire firms like ours (FMG Suite) to take care of it for you, or you can do it yourself, but either way, you’ve got to take a few minutes a day, pull your boots on and Cowboy Up. The digital revolution is here, and if you sit around complaining like an old codger, you’ll end up on the porch as it passes you by. So stop talking about your age, toss out the instruction manual and start tinkering, and get on those social sites today. You’ll reap the benefits in increased client confidence, more business, and the fun of showing up those Gen-X types!

Craig Faulkner is CEO of FMG Suite, a company dedicated to creating digital marketing tools for today's financial professional. For more ways to make the most of your marketing efforts, check out his free online video course,The Art of Digital Marketing. You can also follow him@fmgsuite on Twitter.

Comment
Be the first to comment on this post using the section below.
Post a Comment
You must be registered to post a comment.
Not Registered?
You must be registered to post a comment. Click here to register.
Already registered? Log in here
Please note you must now log in with your email address and password.
Lists
2014 Summer Reading List for Advisors

Current Issue

The June Issue is now online!


TWITTER
FACEBOOK
LINKEDIN

Industry Events

August 10, 2014 |

September 9, 2014 |

September 17, 2014 |

September 20, 2014 |

September 28, 2014 |

Already a subscriber? Log in here