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Highlights Of Our Latest Advisor Videos

After starting the year with an 11% plunge, the Standard & Poor's 500 has gained more than 7.4% in the past month.

Here are highlights from three of the videos we made available in the last few weeks in our adsvisor video library.

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Advisor Chat Service Eliminates RoboAdvisor Threat


Disarming the threat of roboadvisors to independent financial professionals, Advisor Products is integrating a chat application into advisor websites -- those we host and those we do not.

The Case For Chat On Advisor Websites

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The Holy Grail Of Advisor Websites And Email Newsletters Is Here

Advisor Products now enables advisors to edit articles we write for advisor websites and email newsletters onscreen. We're giving you financial journalism that you can edit onscreen on the fly whenever major financial news breaks. It's a financial advisor news service you can customize to your needs.

 

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New Articles, Videos, And Tweets For Advisors To Send Clients Cover The January Swoon


New content for your clients about the bear run on Wall Street is available now.

 

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Fighting Advisor Marketing Misperceptions, One Advisor At A Time


An advisor last week told me sending a weekly email to clients is a bad idea. “It sends a bad message by focusing on short-term news,” he said.

I understand why he said that, but then showed him why he was wrong.

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Covering The San Bernardino Terror Attack In Last Week's Client Update


At about 4 p.m. ET last Friday — 48 hours after the attack in San Bernardino — the FBI called the fatal shooting of 14 people an act of terror. Suddenly, performance of the stock market after the attack was a compelling story.

Immediately after the attack, late Wednesday afternoon, stocks prices fell, and they dropped again on Thursday. On Friday, however, by the end of trading, stocks had recouped those losses.

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Video: Jim Cramer Actually Said That Some Traders Knew In Advance Of Paris Attacks

On the Monday morning following the Friday, November 13, terrorist attacks in Paris, Jim Cramer said on TV that some traders appeared to have had knowledge in advance of the terrorist plots that killed at least 130. Cramer, in spinning his consipracy theory, exposes the true character of his coverage.   

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New Advisor Video Charts Terrorism Versus S&P 500

This video is the right message at the right time. It went out to tens of thousands of advisor clients tonight in email newsletters. 

Advisor Products is helping the clients of financial professionals.

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Explaining Modern Portfolio Theory To Advisor Clients In Pictures, Words, And Music

If you manage assets in diversified portfolios, your clients’ portfolios are probably trailing the S&P 500. Since the financial press reports on performance of the S&P 500, clients usually expect your advice to keep pace with the S&P 500, and you may not be meeting their expectations. Prudent financial professionals who rely on Modern Portfolio Theory are vulnerable to advisors peddling far less prudent advice.  

This video is what Advisor Products is doing to help professionals who doing the right thing to communicate about this issue effectively and inexpensively using modern Internet tools.

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How To Embed A Stream Of Advisor Videos In Any Advisor Website

With Advisor Video Library (AVL), financial advisors can post videos to ANY website.

The Advisor Video Library gives you a library of 15 FINRA-reviewed videos quarterly. You can narrate them using AVL or skip the narration and use the voiceover we provide. The content of these videos is uncommonly intelligent.

I mentioned in a recent blog entry that you can now post these FINRA-reviewed videos to any website and they will be automatically updated once you copy and paste an embed script on your blog or any web page. 

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New Advisor Video Explains Why Prudent Investors Trail S&P 500

Five new videos are now available for this quarter's edition of Advisor Video Library, including the one below, which explains why cilents should not expect diversified portfolios you provide to perform as well as the S&P 500.

While the video is only a minute and twenty-seconds in length, it communicates a lesson that clients need to be reminded of frequently, a lesson critical to client retention and keeping investors diversfied over the long run.

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Automated Distribution Of Advisor-Narrated Videos


Advisor Video Library (AVL) is an online video platform built for financial professionals to find new clients and maintain relationships. Here’s how it works.

You Narrate Our Videos. Read a FINRA-reviewed script over the phone and our app synchronizes our videos with your voice.

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Explain To Clients Why Their Portfolios Trail The S&P 500

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Embed Our Videos On Any Website


Now you can embed our educational videos for clients and prospects on any website, hosted anywhere.

You can record your voice using your telephone and reading the script displayed in your browser, or by recording the script and creating MP3 files that you will upload to the server. And putting your voice on the video is not something you want to bother with, you can choose not to record your voice and use the audio from our professional voiceover talent.

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Quarterly Economic And Market Coverage Starts Tomorrow

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With 3Q2015 ending yesterday, subscribers to Advisor Products FA marketing engine (FAME) should look for a flurry of new content release in the next two weeks.

 

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Covering Investments From A Long-Term Perspective Weekly

While many advisors fear covering markets weekly will train their clients to have a short-term perspective, such fears are misplaced.

Take a look at the update distributed last Friday in email newsletters by hundreds of RIAs to tell their clients what to make of the Fed’s decision to leave rates unchanged last week.

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Breaking News Coverage Is Crucial To Advisors

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Since the 30-minute, 1000-point plunge in the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Monday morning, August 24, A4A and Advisor Products have produced five continuing professional education webinars for financial professionals, plus: a video advisors can narrate, showing seven other emotional plunges that have roiled markets since the beginning of the global financial crisis in September 2007; subscribers to Financial Advisor Marketing Engine (FAME) were provided with two 500-word FINRA-submitted articles, putting the correction in proper context in email newsletters written after the stock market closed and emailed to clients Friday night and early Saturday. Another Friday update will be written this evening, after the market closes.

The collaboration with Fritz Meyer, Craig Israelsen, and other thought leaders has worked like a dream in this period of turbulence. It's a thrill for me to have these incredibly smart people helping me help you.

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BuildAdvisorWebsites: Easy, Inexpensive And Comprehensive

BuildAdvisorWebsites.com is a new platform that enables you create your own website in minutes for an advisory business. It's like WIX, GoDaddy, and other DIY apps for building your own website. But what makes BuildAdvisorWebsites different from other do-it-yourself marketing websites is its integrated suite of tools for financial professionals.

Build Advisor Websites integrates a consumer education system with a stream of videos, email newsletters, and calls to action for clients and prospects. The consumer education content is based on accredited continuing professional education programming. BuildAdvisorWebsites also enables a client portal with feeds integrated from CRM, portfolio management software and financial planning systems used by advisors.

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Breaking News, Like Last Week's Market Meltdown, Challenges Advisors

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Breaking news, like last Monday’s 1000-point Dow drop, challenges financial professionals to meet client expectations. Many advisors did nothing to communicate with clients and contacts. Some might argue that reacting to every dip sends the wrong message to clients. They are deluding themselves.

Your biggest clients, people in their 60s and 70s, are all watching TV. Most get news from a mobile device. The headlines last week could easily have made a nervous retirement investor fearful.

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Panic Protection For Financial Professionals

Putting your voice on this video is easy and inexpensive with Advisor Video Library, and it gives financial professionals Panic Protection Coverage.

Panic Protection Coverage is like an insurance policy for an investment advisor. We guarantee that, during market plunges, we will give you coverage from our experts in long-term investment wisdom.

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