5 Time-Saving Tips to Get Started on Social Media Marketing
Don't look at social media marketing as another time drain, but rather as a replacement for marketing efforts you're already doing that are less successful.
Facebook Frenzy Is About Separating Fools From Their Money: News Analysis
The clamor for shares of Facebook's IPO was so great, it guaranteed one outcome and almost guaranteed another: that Facebook’s founders would be even richer than they thought and that “investors” would wind up with mediocre results.
How Advisors Are Using Social Media (With No Compliance Headaches!)
Advisors are increasingly under pressure to begin using social media in their own practices, but the research shows that the main benefit is how it improves communication and interaction with current clients.
LinkedFA Fights LinkedIn in Trademark Dispute
LinkedFA, a social networking site designed specifically for financial advisors, is fighting a trademark infringement opposition filed by LinkedIn over the use of the word “linked.”
Facebook Use Doubles Among Millionaires in 2011
Don’t disregard Facebook—a report from Spectrem says the number of millionaires who use the site has doubled since 2010 to 46%. Meanwhile, Chad Bockus' Socialware has secured $7 million via Morgan Stanley to enhance its platform.
Twitter Startup Is for the Wall Street Birds
In yet another case of Twitter aficionados finding unpredicted uses for the social networking site, a financial engineering firm has launched a free service that helps investors make trades based on the analysis of Twitter data.
Mastering Social Media
In a sign of the times, 600 advisors at an Investment Management Consultants Association conference recently crammed into a training session called “Get Linked In, Not Left Out: Compliance Friendly Ways to Harness Social Media’s Power in Your Practice.” That’s no typo: 600.