The Social Networking Website for Financial Planners and IFAs

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Successful Financial Planners and IFAs are joining our website to network, share best practice, debate industry issues, get marketing tips, build their brand and to provide help and support to one …

Successful Financial Planners and IFAs are joining our website to network, share best practice, debate industry issues, get marketing tips, build their brand and to provide help and support to one another. Join them today at http://www.ifalife.com or follow at http://www.twitter.com/ifalife

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  • 1. Professional Networking for Financial Planners and IFAs
  • 2. Huge growth in social networking websites
  • 3. … including niche business networking websites
  • 4. Find IFA Life on other networks
  • 5. IFA Life content featured on other networks
  • 6. IFA Life advertising featured on other networks
  • 7. Why thousands of financial advisers have joined
  • 8. “ Best Online Financial Community” 2008 Online Finance Awards
  • 9.  
  • 10. Professional Networking for Financial Planners and IFAs
    • Network with peers
    • Share best practice
    • Debate industry issues
    • Read news
    • Ask questions
  • 11. Professional Networking for Financial Planners and IFAs
    • Find events
    • Get marketing advice
    • Attract new clients
    • Raise profile online
    • Build their brand
    Plus…
  • 12. Professional Networking for Financial Planners and IFAs Provide help and support to one another.
  • 13. Networking at a time to suit you
  • 14. Professional Networking for Financial Planners and IFAs “ A place where progressive and quality IFAs share ideas and information in a spirit of mutual generosity.” “ A great way to interact with other IFAs at a sensible and professional level.”
  • 15. Professional Networking for Financial Planners and IFAs “… probably the best forum for IFAs in the country.” “ Everyone is there to help and assist one another. The latest developments in an IFA’s world are regularly reported on and I have made some very good contacts.”
  • 16. Professional Networking for Financial Planners and IFAs “ I found more information about my educational requirements from IFA Life than from the CII!” “ I’m basing a lot of my business decisions on what I’m reading on IFA Life. It’s a great forum.”
  • 17. Key sections
    • Profile
    • News
    • Articles
    • Forum
    • Resources
    • Events
    • Careers
  • 18. Create a Profile
  • 19. Create a Profile
  • 20. Profile
  • 21. Industry personalities
  • 22. News from the industry
  • 23. Articles – many exclusive to IFA Life
  • 24. Input from global experts
  • 25. Forum discussions – private to members
  • 26. Forum discussions – popular topics
    • Remuneration
      • Commission Vs Fees
    • Exams and professionalism
    • Transitioning to ‘new model adviser’
    • Business and practice development
    • Investment
      • Active Vs Passive etc
      • Fund research
  • 27. Forum discussions – popular topics
    • Marketing
      • Seminar selling
      • Internet marketing
    • Treating Customers Fairly
    • Acquisitions, mergers and sales
    • Wrap and back office software
    • Outsourcing
  • 28. Resources
  • 29. Events – IFA Life and Industry
  • 30. Training, networking and industry events
  • 31. Training, networking and industry events
  • 32. IFA careers and jobs
  • 33. Help for Financial Planners
  • 34. Marketing help for Financial Planners
  • 35. Marketing help for Financial Planners
  • 36. Important sources of traffic to IFA Life
  • 37. Other Important sources of traffic to IFA Life
  • 38. Professional Networking for Financial Planners and IFAs “ Great site – spent most of this morning online. Excellent!” “ Really like your site – very impressed.”
  • 39. Professional Networking for Financial Planners and IFAs “ As a consultant with over 30 years in financial services, I’m impressed. The info is very useful – keep up the good work.” “ Thank you for setting up the IFA Life website. I have been in the industry 30 years and nothing is new; but it’s great to refresh ideas – something IFA Life does every day.”
  • 40. Easy to access on iPhone and BlackBerry
  • 41. www.ifalife.com
  • 42. www.twitter.com/ifalife
  • 43. SELECTION OF ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES Full details on request
  • 44. Highlighted articles and home page banners
  • 45. Featured articles
  • 46. Sponsor forum discussions
  • 47. Resource listings
  • 48. Resource listings
  • 49. Twitter highlights
  • 50. Daily Update email
  • 51. Event listings and sponsor events
  • 52.
    • Founded July 2004 on Ecademy.com
      • Ecademy site receives 2m hits per day
      • Content indexed by Google every 10 minutes
    • Social networking site live in July 2008
    • 98% IFAs/Financial Planners
      • Quality end of the market
      • More technology savvy than most
      • 95% UK based
    • “ Best Online Financial Community” in the 2008 Online Finance Awards
    • Average time on site
      • 6 minutes 26 seconds
    IFA Life – Niche website for IFAs
  • 53.
    • Members as at mid May 2009: 1,980
    • Traffic sources
      • Direct: 48.93%
      • Referring: 25.81%
      • Search: 25.26%
    • In order, members visit
      • Forum
      • Articles
      • Resources
      • News
      • Careers
    • 98% of members opt in to Daily Update email
    IFA Life – Niche website for IFAs
  • 54.  
  • 55. Advertising enquiries: Nick Page, Page Media +44 (0)1428 740 554 +44 (0)7789 178802 [email_address] Speaking, Consultancy, Press and Media Philip Calvert +44 (0)1483 548 666 +44 (0)7773 359 619 [email_address] Call us now
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