Social Media Marketing - What's that all about then?

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Richard Bishop, Paul Gorman, Marlene Shalton, Pete Matthew & Dennis Hall
An IFA Blogger Christmas Special

With a growing financial community using Twitter, Facebook and Google+ the integration of social media into the marketing mix is becoming more important for many businesses, including advisory firms.

In this webinar, Richard Bishop, The IFA Blogger; Paul Gorman, IFS & Flawbord.net, Marlene Shalton, IFP and Pete Matthew, Meaningfulmoney.tv, explain how they use social media to:

- Raise their on-line profiles
- Generate leads
- Engage with other professionals
- Share ideas and best practice
Dec 15 2011
60 mins
Social Media Marketing - What's that all about then?
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    During the presentation, David Coombs will discuss:

    1. Targeting income in a rising interest rate environment-- how do we avoid losses if yields rise?
    2. Rising liquidity risk in income producing asset classes-- what does this mean and how do I spot it?
    3. Achieving a consistently increasing income stream-- How to ensure your clients "pot" does not run out
    4. Avoiding income disappointment-- maintaining your client's lifestyle over the long term
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    Great communication starts with great listening. And great listening starts with an inner listening called Mindfulness, a simple practice done 10-20 min. a day that makes an average communicator into a great one. Transform hollow interactions into engaged, dynamic relationships by being present and in the moment. Learn why successful organizations all over the world are bringing Mindfulness to the workplace. Developing inner awareness leads to productive relationship building, sharpening crucial skills in management, improving sales & operations at successful firms. Win the trust across the spectrum of those you communicate with, from clients to colleagues, employees to senior management, in every interaction.

    You Will Learn:
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    2.How this simple practice enhances self-awareness, making one a potent & attentive listener.
    3.How to be 100% in the present moment, focused, free of distractions.
    4.A 5-phase process that leads to effective communication & deep trust, yielding sustainable professional & personal relationships.
    5.How Mindfulness training has been embraced across industries, including health, financial services, technology, government, journalism, entertainment, social services, think tanks, law enforcement, the military & education. (Google, Apple, Aetna, Virgin, Madison Wisconsin Police Dept, Congress, & House of Commons.)

    Can’t Miss Takeaway:
    You will:
    •Learn the daily practice of Mindfulness & how it delivers practical benefits.
    •Have access to an audio guide to a daily Mindfulness practice.
    •Receive a free on-line copy of George Kinder’s book, Transforming Suffering into Wisdom: Mindfulness & The Art of Inner Listening.

    Who Should Attend?
    Anyone who wishes to be more effective in their communication skills, with greater control, clearer focus, more patience, flexibility & skill, greater leadership & access to intuition, values, creativity, & managing stress & difficult emotions with poise.
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