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Jay Palter
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Every cloud has silver lining if you just look at it the right way.
It would be a better story of it involved fire, or motorcycles or saving a bus load of children. Instead, all I’ve got is this: I was out walking my cute 5 lbs. toy poodle on a relatively mild Calgary evening when I stepped on an ice patch and went down with an awful sounding crack …
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Follow the thought-leaders in #fintech  – stay up to date on innovations and developments.
Digital social networks have become places that we increasingly go in order to stay informed and up-to-date on the top news and best thinking in our industry – whatever that industry is. Of course, journalists and trade media still play an important role, as do business leaders and subject-matter experts, in informing the discussion of …
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Calgary's top social media personalities – the updated list!
Last week, I published a list of 100 social media influencers in Calgary and it sparked some insightful discussion. The post was widely shared and it generated the typical “thanks for including me” and “great to be among such great people” comments. It also generated its fair share of criticism, some of which was merited. I …
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How do you keep up with developments in the rapidly evolving #fintech  and #finserv  world? Try following these influencers.
Anyone paying attention in the financial services (#finserv) world over the past couple of years can attest to the explosion of online discussion about financial technology (#fintech) and the reinvention of banking, investing and a host of other financial businesses. In an increasingly crowded #fintech space that is now global in scope, it can be difficult to stay on …
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Curation should be the base of all your social networking activities.
Back in March 2015, invited me to talk about content curation for financial professionals as part of the Implement Now practice management virtual summit. We had a great discussion about content curation and the importance of finding and sharing great content as part of one’s corporate and personal brand building activities. As Kristin and I discussed the six compelling reasons to curate great …
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Define your value proposition as you clients see it.
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Whether you want to build your own online influence, communicate your business value proposition or just stay on top of developments, this post is packed with practical advice for using an influencer list.
#fintech   #personalbranding  
Last week, I published a list of 250 #fintech influencers that ought to be on the radar of any startup, investor, incumbent business, or interested observer in the banking and financial services space. In publishing this data and discussing it with lots of folks, it became clear to me that many people see the value …
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Who has reach? Who has audience? Who is an awesome online social networker? This is the list of top social media influencers in Edmonton. Check it out!
List of top 200 social media influencers in Edmonton (#YEG), Alberta, Canada.
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Top social media insiders in Calgary. Guess who tops the list?
As a newish Calgarian, I’m always looking for ways to get to know the city better. What better way is there for a social media guy to get to know his new city than to seek out the most prominent online influencers? So, that’s exactly what I’ve done and I’m sharing the results with you! Top 100 social …
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Absolute Engagement is +Julie Littlechild's framework for driving success as a practice professional. Read her latest post and pay attention to her new site. #advisors  
Great advisory businesses seem to move from success to success, making it look easy from the outside. You would almost think they were being propelled forward, which may not be far from the truth. These businesses and the leaders that run them have achieved something we call Absolute Engagement, ...
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Are you a modern business professional?
We’re all in sales, as Dan Pink says. Therefore, the modern sales professional can be a business owner, a senior executive, a practice professional, or any number of other business leaders that have to sell – products, services, or IDEAS – as part of their job. As a thought leader, you are a student of your …
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Chief Engagement Officer
Skills
Content marketing, Personal branding, Speaking, Writing
Employment
  • Jay Palter Social Advisory
    Chief Engagement Officer, 2009 - present
  • IPS Insurance
    Managing Partner, 2005 - 2009
  • Givex Corporation
    Senior Vice President, 1999 - 2005
  • NetEffect Communications
    Principal, 1994 - 2003
  • Greenpeace
    Campaigner, 1987 - 1994
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Other names
Alan Jay Palter
Story
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People do business with people they know, like and trust.
Introduction
  • Social media relationship builder and coach
  • Blogger and writer
  • Personal branding consultant
  • Creative doer
  • Primary parenting dad
  • Everyday philosopher
  • Advocate for ecological sanity
Education
  • University of Western Ontario
    Philosophy, 1983 - 1987
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What is Absolute Engagement and Why Is It Critical to Your Success? | Ju...
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One Simple Idea to Vastly Improve Client Reviews | Julie Littlechild's Blog
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Despite the fact that the vast majority of financial professionals do extraordinary work for their clients, a persistent 'Type A-ness' alway

How 3 advisor teams are winning with social
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I reached out to three advisor teams that have embraced social networking to find out what they’re doing right. Here’s what I discovered.

A longevity guru’s tips on Happiness
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Happiness, longevity, health and money are all (as you might expect) intertwined. In his book, You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think (also re

Drive retention and sales by really knowing your clients
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While new client acquisition is often the focus of sales efforts, retention of and selling to existing customers has long been recognized as

Takeaways From The T3 Advisor Technology Conference: PFM Portals, Dashbo...
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Celebrating its 10th year as an event, this year’s Technology Tools for Today (T3) advisor technology conference was the biggest ever, punct

Tweeting maven Josh Brown approaches 100K followers, explains the busine...
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Josh Brown dishes on how writing helps him clarify his thoughts, how social media increased his business, why he doesn't participate in onli

Key to personal brand is to BE your values -
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Sallie Krawcheck has written a great post over on LinkedIn, called Personal Branding 101. (If you don’t know Sallie, you should. Check out h

Are We Innovating or In-denial? —Capitalizing on Technological Turbulenc...
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This is the first in a series of ‘CEO Point-of-View’ pieces in which Simon Tomlinson, CEO of BlueSun addresses key issues faced by carriers,

Stop marketing and start building social capital -
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You don’t need to convince business owners, executives or professionals about the importance of their business networks. They get it. Who yo

Video: Unicycling on Mount Damavand in Iran - Pinkbike
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Lutz Eichholz and his crew took an extreme expedition 17000ft up Mount Damavand in Iran for one of his toughest challenges yet.

It's Official: 2014 Was the Hottest Year on Record
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Deny this. NOAA's monthly temperature data show the Earth's climate warming over 135 years, animated here in less than 30 seconds.

The Next Big Thing in Cybersecurity: Training | Advisor Intelligence
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Prilock, an cybersecurity training service, says it can help guard RIAs from the growing threat of hackers.

Why our Christmas music is still stuck in the ’50s
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Charted: Christmas music as an exercise in baby boomer nostalgia.

WA 21: A Conversation with Jay Palter on All Things Digital Marketing (f...
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In this podcast episode, Stephanie chats with Social Business Strategies, Jay Palter on personal branding, content marketing, and social med

Elf on the Shelf: festive fun or Santa's sinister spy?
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The Elf on the Shelf is a holiday retail phenomenon, but does placing a scout for Santa inside the home teach our kids to accept surveillanc

Interesting Chart Integrating Maslow Hierarchy of Needs with Technology ...
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September, 2014. Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs is a motivational theory developed by the renowned psychologist and humanist Abraham Harold Mas

Conrad Black: The Saudis believe the the West is about to give in to Ira...
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The world’s media have bought into the theory that discouragement of production from new sources that would reduce oil imports, especially b