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Target, Review, Refine, Repeat: content marketing goals and metrics

We’re more than a month into the New Year – by now you will have reflected on the work you’ve done in 2015, evaluated your successes and improvement areas,...

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Topics: public relations, content marketing and thought leadership

Cracking the content marketing code in financial services

If Alan Turing could overcome the near impossible and decode the wartime communication of the German Enigma ciphers in World War II, then surely cracking the...

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Topics: financial services industry, content marketing and thought leadership, integrated marketing

Marketing resolutions for 2016: three steps to create more engaging content

It’s been exactly 20 days since you resolved to go to the gym six days a week and replace your lunch with a grimace-inducing green smoothie.  According to Dr...

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Topics: social media, public relations, content marketing and thought leadership, integrated marketing

Top five blogs of 2015

2015 was another massive year for PR and marketing in financial services. The ever evolving world of integrated PR and digital marketing made the world our...

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Topics: social media, public relations, integrated marketing

Three steps to get magical results from integrating PR and paid media

We all know that while public relations (PR) is still one of the most effective tools in the financial services marketer’s kit, best practice calls for an...

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Topics: social media, public relations, integrated marketing

The pointy end of PR: how to sharpen up your integrated PR for lead generation in financial services

There are three ways to slice and dice your integrated public relations to help grow your business: awareness, SEO and lead generation. Awareness is well...

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Topics: public relations, integrated marketing

PR your content strategy

87% of buyers state that online content has a moderate or major impact on their selection of vendor or product

Ok, you accept that your online content will have...

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Topics: public relations, content marketing and thought leadership

Leadership: smart people, stupid groups and better decisions

Is this the face of leadership? Who knows? It might depend on who else was around at the time. Because leadership is situational, and generally means being...
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Topics: financial services industry

Man vs machine: is fin-tech and robo advice really a threat to financial planners?

Financial services communicators and marketers would be well served to pay close attention to the happenings at the Financial Planning Association’s (FPA’s)...

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Topics: financial services industry

The unlikely marriage of PR and SEO, and five tips to make the match

Once upon a time, in a pre-integrated era, PR and search engine optimization (SEO) existed as two distinct entities, particularly in the financial services...

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Topics: public relations, content marketing and thought leadership, integrated marketing

Social influence and your communications program

Media is no longer necessarily the most powerful nor the most effective channel for brands to influence or communicate with their audiences.

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Topics: social media, content marketing and thought leadership

Three reasons to get blogging today (and three tips to make the most of your blog)

The role of public relations in financial services may not have changed; the need to build and protect brand and reputation remains as strong as ever. But what ...

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Topics: social media, content marketing and thought leadership

How fintech stirs us: lovers, haters and sceptics

“Fintech. Fintech. Fintech.” It’s childish I know but, like my eight- year-old practising his swearing, I’m just going to get it out there. Simply repeating the...

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Topics: financial services industry, crisis management

Ethics, Robots and Women on Boards - Hot Topics for the Future of Financial Services

The importance of ethics in financial services, the future of robots and artificial intelligence and the undeniable benefits of having women on boards: these...

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