The SEC just made some changes to SEC 2014-4 update. The biggest change may make you feel much more ready to advertise on Yelp or even post “See my reviews” or you can now even show people how active you are in the community with Rotary or Habitat for Humanity! Still no help for LinkedIn Recommendations or Facebook Testimonials that are written on your Timeline. With over 62% of advisors reporting to have gained new clients from LinkedIn, keep using LinkedIn and put in your special interests and community involvement for endorsement possibilities (

Please visit Amy McIlwain’s blog on this and many other financial social media topics. I have followed Amy for years and I suggest you do the same.

In addition, here is the link for the SEC 2014-4 update: For questions: Catherine Courtney Gordon
Chief Counsel’s Office/Public Inquiry
Phone: 202.551.6825