Here are our Top 10 Twitter feeds every
Financial Advisor should be following:
1. @behaviorgap – Carl Richards, creator of the Behavior Gap website, Director of Investor Education at BAM ALLIANCE. New York Times Contributor, and Financial Artist.
2. @reformedbroker – Joshua Brown, NYC-based financial advisor at Fusion Analytics, author of The Reformed Broker blog and a regular contributor to StockTwits, the Wall Street Journal, CNNMoney, Forbes and CNBC.
3. @therudingroup – April Rudin, Wealth Marketing Strategist-UHNW/HNW client acquisition. NYC-based FinSvc PR/social+digital consulting. HuffPost Wealth Writer.
4. @thestalwart– Joseph Weisenthal,
Executive Editor of Business Insider
5. @FTalphaville – Instant market insight. For the musings, and (occasional) rants, of the Alphaville team fromLondon, New York, Sydney
6. @stocktwits – over 100,000 registered users, tweeting the best trading ideas and action on the web
7. @marketbeat – live coverage at WSJ of all the moving and shaking throughout the day
8. @abnormalreturns – Tadas Viskanta is the founder and editor of Abnormal Returns.
9. @ZeroHedgeList – Mission to widen the scope of financial, economic and political information available to the professional investing public, & to skeptically examine and, where necessary, attack the flaccid institution that financial journalism has become.
10. @wiredadvisor – helping financial advisors, execs, and firms build online influence™ through smart digital strategy
Social Media is growing and few financial advisors have used social media successfully to communicate with the masses.
So now what? We know the social media numbers are significant, and no, it’s not just as simple as setting-up a profile. But it is extremely easy to execute some very simple strategies to drive awareness, educate and engage your networks and start converting.
Start by reading these two articles:
Social Media’s Growing Influence Among High Net Worth Investors
By: Chris Savio, Cogent Research
Jake Raroque, LinkedIn
Financial Advisors’ Use of Social Media Moves from Early Adoption to Mainstream
By: Emily Friedman, LinkedIn
Neil Benedict, FTI Consulting