We thought we’d take you back to basics in this month’s blog and look at how you can best use social media advertising as a financial services professional. There are a lot of people on social media, and given the vast amounts of information social networks have about their [...]
Many of you already use Mailchimp to send out your Advant documents because of how easy it is to use and how great it makes your emails look. For those who aren’t already using Mailchimp, we thought we’d use this month’s blog to go through the basics.
What is [...]
2018 was a huge year here at Advant. We not only extended our content offering but we also introduced a number of changes to streamline the user experience.
We often roll out updates incrementally, so today we thought it would be a good idea to review the progress we made [...]
In September we were thrilled to launch a trial run of short animated Economic Update videos. Since then, it’s been fantastic to see how many of you are using them to increase your client engagement. It’s also been so heartening to receive your compliments as well as your constructive [...]
We live in the age of the small screen.
Just at this moment I’m sitting in front of two of them, and a third (my phone) is just inches away. The effect of all these screens is that we are constantly exposed to an abundance of visual information, fighting its [...]
The saying ‘content is king’ is truer now than ever before, but exactly what kind of content reigns supreme? Increasingly, it seems, that the more interactive content is, the more power it holds. Today we look at simple ways to up the interactivity of your output as well as [...]
As we head into the new financial year, it may be time to review your firm’s marketing strategy. Marketing trends change quicker than the weather and if you want to succeed it’s important to have your finger on the buzzer. But in a sea of clickbait listicles it’s hard [...]
For many advisers the Federal Budget is the most important time of year due to the potential impact on your clients’ financial affairs. Understanding its ramifications is imperative to best practice but communicating its effects can sometimes be difficult. At Advant we stay up all night after the Budget [...]
As an adviser with a digital presence, you’re probably aware of the importance of SEO – search engine optimisation. But you might not feel like you’ve mastered it yet. That’s understandable; it can get pretty technical. For example, Google’s official SEO ‘starter guide’ is 32 pages long. That’s just [...]
We all appreciate the importance of maintaining consistent touchpoints with clients and potential clients to help our businesses continue to grow. It can also be frustrating to think that your exemplary service isn’t getting the attention it deserves. Nearly 80% of advisers in the 2017 AdviceTech research report stated [...]