Updated Friday, July 25, 2014 as of 2:47 AM ET
How to Host a Successful Webinar: 7 Steps
Webinars are some of the most powerful, yet least leveraged, resources available to financial advisors today. They let advisors reach out and communicate their value propositions to huge numbers of ideal prospective clients, without even leaving their chairs.
These live presentations — delivered over the Internet to a targeted group of investors whom you want to serve — can have a major impact on your ability to attract qualified prospects. What’s more, they’re not nearly as difficult to create and deliver as advisors may think.   more »
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