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Banks have become the proverbial punching bag -- the punchline to many an advertising joke in the financial marketing world these days. But does it work?
Curious to see how banks and credit unions have been using YouTube lately? Here’s a dozen examples of noteworthy videos uploaded by financial institutions.
A huge visual showcase with over 30 of this year's award winners -- Most Edgy, Best Use of Humor, Best TV, Best Direct Mail and more!
Using headlines submitted from Facebook fans, Bank of Ann Arbor rolls out a playful series of ads and billboards mocking competitors’ lack of local knowledge.
If BofA doesn’t get its act together fast, the bank’s next ad agency is going to have the hardest job on earth. What should BofA do instead?
If there were Academy Awards in the financial industry, here would be 15 nominees from last years best banking videos.
Ally Bank dumps its "Love" ads, switching to its third campaign in as many years. With that track record, it’s difficult to deliver any kind of consistent brand message.
NAB continues to stir things up in the Aussie banking world with an onslaught of clever and creative guerrilla marketing stunts.
Point your iPhone at this ad and it springs to life, then you can explore the virtual town of Cherryford Hill.
A gregarious man belts out ballads in Raiffeisen Bank’s viral video campaign for home loans, including online and offline guerilla tactics.
People hate Commonwealth Bank ads, but it may be better to annoy a few people than to be ignored by everyone.
Customers use cool character-creation tools to see who will star in the next TV commercial from Lloyds TSB.
A casual tone and conversational personality are at the center of this banana yellow bank brand.
Ally Bank has achieved 40% brand awareness in less than 18 months. How? Good old-fashioned advertising.
A creepy orangutan who likes to get naked replaces Scottish funny man Billy Connolly as the official face of ING DIRECT in Australia.
Goldman has been described as "a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity." Can ads change this image?
A new series of television commercials from Denver Community Credit Union admit two tiers of truths -- the good reason and the real reason.
In 2008, private banking giant UBS (formerly Union Bank of Switzerland), like pretty much every other bank on earth, was slammed by the subprime meltdown. But that year, the bank also became the subject of
What is “unbanking?” It’s a marketing term created by various credit unions (and perhaps some banks) for use in ads, brochures and other creative materials. Some use “unbanking” as a conceptual platform and wrap all