Social Media Advertising for Your Financial Firm: A Necessary Tool

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  Last fall, Twitter finally went public and solidified that all the major social networks are now publicly traded entities. With all the hype around the release of their IPO’s, some forgot to consider how this would affect their users and the interface that they had grown to know and love. Because of increasing pressure […]

How to Create Your Ideal Twitter Timeline


  In today’s blog we’ll be going over a few simple steps to ensure you have a Twitter timeline worth following. We’ve all been there; you’re scrolling, scrolling, scrolling and nothing seems to jumping out as important or worth reading. Twitter isn’t just a place to see posts about what your friends had for dinner […]

How to Build Your Firm’s Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn Audiences From Scratch


  It’s that time of year again. The school year is just around the corner and everywhere you look you see ‘Back To School’ specials and sales, so that kids everywhere can start the year with a fresh, new look!  So we thought, why not jump on the bandwagon. We wanted to take this time to go […]

The Digital Impact of the World Cup

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    The 20th World Cup is over, but it sure did make its mark. For those who follow me on Twitter or Facebook you probably know that I recently returned from the World Cup in Brazil. It was beyond incredible. Having played soccer since I was 4 years old it’s always been a dream […]

Recent Social Media Changes that Benefit Your Firm’s Marketing Efforts

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  In the past month there have been some updates to your favorite social platforms that will help you market your financial firm. Not too long ago, we went over the major changes to LinkedIn that advisors should be leveraging, so here are 3 updates that you should utilize on Twitter and YouTube. TWITTER: Profile […]

Social Media on Financial Markets: Cashtagging and Fake-Tweets on Twitter

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By Christian König. 2014 witnesses the significant growth of social media on financial markets, which has quickly delivered new data from both financial professionals and market participants. It is expected that applying social media marks a new stage of a new valuable tool of finance analytics. Nowadays, Social Media continues to expand at breakneck pace with […]

9 Ways Financial Advisors Can Make Twitter Their Own

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  With over 241 million monthly active users, it can be easy to get overwhelmed with all that’s happening on a minute-by-minute basis. To help you get the most out of your Twitter feed, we’ve put together this list of 9 ways that financial services professionals can make Twitter their own.   1. DISCOVER WHAT’S […]

The Best Times To Post on Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter for Financial Advisors

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  Now that you’ve optimized your LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook pages, it’s time to look at how we can get the most “bang” for our social buck by identifying the best times to post and engage online. While experimenting with your posting times can’t hurt, it is always good to have some basic knowledge to […]

Make It Count! Best Practices for Optimizing Your Twitter Profile.


Here at Financial Social Media, you often hear us talking about the importance of optimizing your LinkedIn profile to successfully network as a financial professional, but optimizing your other platforms is just as important to your digital marketing efforts. Twitter one of the fastest growing networks for business, and your target audience’s presence on Twitter […]

Getting Started on Twitter: How To Videos


  A recent study showed that nearly 20% of U.S. adults use Twitter and 45% of Twitter’s adult account holders are interacting with financial services firms within the platform. So if your business is not Twitter, you’re most likely missing a huge opportunity to promote your business to potential clients. But where to begin? Once you’ve set up a […]