I just received this "cold" email and wanted to share it (along with some pointers) with you. This is a great example of what not to write in an email. The sender claims to be a "digital marketing expert." Would you buy from him?
There is little doubt that the mega-trends of the last several years have thrust the investment management industry into a period of transformative change. While still buttressed by a strong tailwind of asset-price inflation, investment management firms are facing increasing risks as the relentless downward fee pressure and passive flow migration threatens revenues and profits and, for some firms, their very existence.
Do you want ideas on how to better use your sales reports to build stronger relationships with your current advisors? SalesFocus Solutions’ David Halligan, a client, penned this recent article that was also picked up in Money Management Executive.
In an increasingly noisy marketplace being disrupted by social media and other technologies, public relations are undoubtedly a component of a sound marketing and communications plan for any asset manager. However, PR is one in an ever-growing set of tools available to asset managers to get their story in the hands of investors. Dan Sondhelm spoke on a panel with other pros at the Celera client conference.
What’s the best and most efficient way to find new clients? While many advisors stick to the basics—seminars, free lunches, even (shudder) cold-calling—many advisors are moving to social media—and getting results. Dan Sondhelm was one of several experts to comment for this story.