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The news embargo: a real-time case study

On Tuesday Barron’s broke the story about Ron Carson, the founder of the Omaha-based RIA Carson Group, stepping down from his CEO role. Carson posted a video to LinkedIn that he had recorded a week earlier, announcing he had shared his story with Barron’s on embargo. While he went on to discuss his plans to focus on conscious capitalism and perfect the ultimate [...]

By |04/11/2024|Public Relations|

The updated PESO model and the PR/marketing conversations it can help drive

For today’s post, both Lowe Group President & Founder Jody Lowe and Pat Allen, head of LG Digital, weigh in on the recently updated PESO model and the relevance of the underlying thinking to investment communicators.   Jody's PR perspective: Yes to PESO—just maybe not in that order  Most communications pros have seen the Venn diagram with the overlapping circles showing how Paid, Earned, [...]

By |04/03/2024|Digital, Podcasts, Public Relations|

Finfluencers are on the rise—and industry groups and regulators are paying attention

Finfluencer: A social media influencer who provides personal finance education or advice to followers. For many years, my idea of a finfluencer was one of the many well-followed financial thought leaders who were widely quoted in the media and on social media—people such as Michael Kitces, Wade Pfau and Christine Benz who are well known by professionals at asset management and financial advisory [...]

By |03/28/2024|Content, Public Relations|

Think in threes

Last week I attended a gathering of wealth managers and gave a brief presentation with suggestions on building personal brands. The point that resonated most was “thinking in threes.” This is an idea we apply regularly in our message-triangle approach to preparing for media interviews. It’s also helpful whenever you need to keep in mind key ideas you want to share.   The benefits of [...]

By |03/11/2024|Content, Public Relations|

New to marketing ETFs? Download our guide

What’s different about ETF marketing?  An article in the Financial Times last week painted one picture, citing a scene across the street from the ETF Exchange conference in Miami: financial advisors on board a luxury superyacht “drinking ETF-themed cocktails, helping themselves to prime rib and smoking cigars.”   Most telling: the event was sponsored by (wait for it) Dimensional Fund Advisors! DFA, which the FT [...]

By |02/26/2024|Content, Digital, Public Relations|
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