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Eric Clarke [far l.] listens raptly as Simon Roy [far r.] touts Jemstep, then inks a deal with him over cocktails. Also pictured: Trizic founder Brad Matthews and Upside user, 'Downtown' Josh Brown

Orion and Jemstep form first big marriage of non-robo and robo software -- at advisor behest -- to create RIA e-commerce
The Nebraska-based conventional provider and the Silicon Valley whiz-bang, with Salesforce and TD Ameritrade as common bonds, found it easy to partner with each other

Wednesday 4.22.15
Advisors found ample room to spread out at a packed event.

New marching orders issued at TD Ameritrade's conference in San Diego: Don't join'em, beat'em!
TD touted its robo hookups and Tom Nally proclaimed RIAs are thisclose to overtaking wirehouses at the standing-room-only, come-as-you-are confab

Monday 2.2.15
Josh Brown: We know the alternatives and we don't like them and we're really happy we have a suggestion.

Josh Brown and Barry Ritholtz, masters of the financial Twitter/blogging universe, launch a robo effort to monetize their followers
The pair's modest RIA and immodest following could come catch fire with Upside as a partner

Monday 10.6.14
Mike Kitces: Social media has been so effective for all of my various businesses, that I've added several over the past few years just to handle the capacity.

The 25 financial advisors with the biggest online presences -- and a frank analysis of what online omnipotence does (or not) for them
Brightscope's top-100 social media maven list shows that RIA bloggers, tweeters, Facebookers and Youtubers sacrifice client face time to cater to web consumption

Thursday 5.15.14
Michael Kitces: There's very little other ongoing  'work' tied to blogging, once everything is set up.

The RIABiz top 10 industry blogs -- and which bloggers they recommend
The RIA business is a land of micro-niches where owner-operated blogs are often the best reading spot for advisors to find the vibe and the level of granularity they seek on a subject

Wednesday 1.15.14
Josh Brown -- right -- with partner Barry Ritholtz: Our message of simplifying your portfolio, passive investing, and putting the bulk of assets in index funds gets a little fuzzy when on the other side of the wall they're pitching hedge funds.

Mystery solved: Josh Brown and Barry Ritholtz start RIA -- or is that actually where the intrigue begins
After a couple of years of 24/7 tweeting and blogging, the duo is poised to scoop up talent on the cheap, keep it simple and dare to offend but experts say they also need to avoid 'talking heads' syndrome

Friday 10.11.13
Josh Brown: I knew that if I had kept going in that direction, it would've eventually killed me or at least snuffed out my soul.

The RIA business' most prolific tweeter and blogger unexpectedly suspends activity with a semicryptic letter to his readers
Josh Brown, who's shown us how far and fast you can go by giving something of yourself through social media, is now taking an abrupt timeout for 'projects'

Tuesday 9.10.13
Aaron Klein: On a heavy day, tweet eight to 10 times. Most days, tweet once or twice.

How to get going on Twitter
This social media can be the most intimidating to start but it can be the best and most effective, too

Tuesday 5.21.13
Paul Weisbruch questions whether Schwab is providing the same apparent ETF value once trading spreads are figured in.

Schwab makes play for ETF-distribution domination but not without risks
Low margins, a small list of ETFs, plenty of competition and possible trade-spread issues make this OneSource bid no slam-dunk

Friday 2.8.13
Pig ugly? The offending image on Betterment's blog post

After outcry, Betterment 86's (but not on purpose) a blog post inflaming advisors
BrightScope and Josh Brown lead charge against up-and-coming web-based investment management companies for their bad-itude against advisors

Friday 5.4.12
Josh Brown: It's not that I'm so great, but I've seen a lot of ugliness.

'Reformed Broker' and blogger 'Downtown' Josh Brown joins BrightScope's advisory board
On the same day he posts a scathing blog entry about the infamous Goldman Sachs op-ed, financial advisor/web celeb announces his association with the controversial data tracker

Thursday 3.15.12

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