Category Archives: Social Media

FTF Rings the Opening Bell for Nasdaq

Maureen Lowe provides a first-person, behind-the-scenes account of ringing the opening bell for the Nasdaq trading day.  As you might have seen in our announcements earlier this week, the Nasdaq invited FTF to ring the opening bell yesterday as we … Continue reading

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Why Financial Services Brands Aren’t Equipped for Social Media Risk & Compliance

Guest Contributor: Devin Redmond, Nexgate CEO and Co-founder No longer are financial brands and organizations able to focus solely on storefronts, email aliases and toll free numbers for customer engagement and support. Nowadays, a brand must engage customers 24/7 in … Continue reading

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Insurance and Innovation: Are you In or Out?

Guest Contributor: Sheryl Brown, Social Media Coordinator, Ash Brokerage So when you say “financial services” or “insurance” do you immediately think of the word “innovation”? Um … likely not. (Hint: We are not the cool kids on the bus. I hate … Continue reading

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Information Technology Responsibility for Social Media

Guest Contributor: Blair Rugh, Chief Compliance Officer, Temenos Social media and other forms of electronic communication are becoming the principal advertising and marketing tools of many financial institutions. First, they are inexpensive. Second, they can be targeted as narrowly or broadly … Continue reading

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Get Busy Living [Digitally], or Get Busy Dying

Guest Contributor: Victor Gaxiola, Customer Advocacy Manager, Hearsay Social Anyone familiar with the movie “The Shawshank Redemption” will remember the line, “Get busy living or get busy dying.” It kept echoing in my head as I read the annual World … Continue reading

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Financial Advisors: Don’t Forget The Next Generation

Guest Contributor: Theresa Daneman, Social Business Specialist, Socialware Every great advisor knows that forming a solid relationship with clients is critical in order to effectively build investment portfolios strategically around personal goals such as saving for retirement, the purchase of … Continue reading

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The Conversational Advisor: You mean I have to talk on social media?

Guest Contributor: Sheryl Brown, Social Media Coordinator, Ash Brokerage Social media is a communication mecca. Whether you’re introvert or extrovert, social media is the line drawn in the sand and makes both communication styles equal. For financial advisors, this is both … Continue reading

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