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Social Listening, Negativity & The Banking Industry

The negativity financial services brands face in social channels can be turned into something of value for consumers and banks alike.

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Challenger Brands & Disruptive Ideas: Learning From The NeoBanks

Marketers at banks and credit unions take heed... Ignoring players like Moven, Simple and and GoBank can be a big mistake that could leave you way behind the eight ball.

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Happy Anniversary Simple Bank

One year ago, Simple set out to shake up the banking industry. Success! In only 12 months, they added more customers than most financial institutions have accrued in their entire history.

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Are Personal Financial Management Tools Sticky?

Do consumers care about PFM when they think about switching banks? Some do, but not many.

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50 Of The Most Spectacular Website Designs In Banking

A portfolio of the most visually stunning websites from banks, credit unions and other financial institutions around the globe.

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Easy Banking: The Simple Strategy

There's a new startup out to teach the banking industry a thing or two with its "easy" strategy... and they aren't even a bank! Pay attention, because they're stealing your customers.

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Best of The Web: Bank 3.0 | Mass Affluent | Superstorm Sandy

Banks struggle with Bank 2.0 as version 3.0 rolls out... Mass affluent an elusive target for banks... Banks use social during Superstorm Sandy... 46 headlines total!

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In Brief: Gen-Y, Banking UX, Twitter Engagement

Gen-Y consumers are cheap, and they want bank branches... Building the retail banking user experience... Twitter strategies... 35 headlines from around the world in financial marketing.

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In Brief: Channel Challenges, Big Data Dilemma

A series of articles explores everything from branches to Facebook, and financial marketers wrestle with the value of big data in social media. 36 headlines total.

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In Brief: Concept Branches | Facebook Ads | Twitter Citi

An article and a webinar on branch design trends... Should banks ‘Like’ Facebook ads... An interview and case study on Citi's Twitter strategy... Plus 26 more stories!

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In Brief: Branch Building Spree | Video Banking | Fee Income Slides

Chase says its branch building spree is based on customer demand… Citizens test video banking in four states… Fee income slides 19% in wake of Durbin… Plus 21 other stories.

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Making Banking Easy Isn’t Easy

For the average consumer, banking is a chore akin to scrubbing the toilet. It’s something that has to be done whether one likes it or not, and most people don’t. There are…

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