Twitter Passes 200 Million Monthly Active Users, A 42% Increase Over Nine Months

There are now more than 200 milllion monthly active twitter users, Twitter says in a tweet. 

Free Portfolio Performance Reporting App With Board Members From Schwab, Yahoo! And WSJ Provides Investment Advice

SigFig, a free online service that “makes it easy for everyday people to manage and improve their investments” is now powering a DIY portfolio performance reporting for USA Today’s website and just signed a deal with Yahoo Finance to provide technology for its portfolio tracker.

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Advisors Want Industry Publications To Stop Posting “Annoying” Slideshows; Threaten Not To Share/Retweet Slideshows

Financial advisors, or at least those who are social-media savvy, are this week expressing their displeasure with one of the most popular and ubiquitous types of features on the Internet: The slideshow. "Dear Industry Publications," tweets Michael Kitces. "Slideshows are annoying, slow to load, & mobile unfriendly. Please stop. Sincerely, Busy Financial Advisors."

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Google Wallet Represents A New Way For Content Providers To Be Paid, And Some Advisors May Want To Become Content Providers

Google Wallet for content is an experiment to see if users will be prepared to pay for individual web pages if the buying process is easy enough. Should advisors participate in this experiment?

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How To Run A Sales Presentation Over The Web Using A Free Web-Meeting App

  An advisor yesterday asked me how I make presentations on the Web. So I wrote up the instructions below. These instructions assume you want to practice before actually doing a live presentation with a client, and they use Join.me, a free service that is excellent.

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