How to Think Like a Brand and Not a Bank


Allison Netzer and Liz HighFEATURING: Allison Netzer and Liz High, authors of ‘Think Like a Brand, Not a Bank’

As consumers get exposed to new financial brands every day, it has never been more important to think like a brand and not a bank. Investing in creating a strong brand allows a banking organization to get and keep people’s attention – directly impacting the bottom line.

With the right branding, you have the chance to impact how consumers perceive your business and how your employees represent your business. This creates loyalty by building trust.

My guests on the Banking Transformed podcast are Allison Netzer and Liz High, the authors of the book, ‘Think Like a Brand, Not a Bank’. Allison and Liz share how good branding can appeal to people’s emotions, allowing a bank or credit union to outperform the competition.

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About the Banking Transformed Podcast

In each Banking Transformed podcast, host Jim Marous has candid conversations with the world’s foremost leaders on what it takes to transform financial institutions during an age of digital disruption. His guests discuss technology, channels, innovation, customer experience, leadership, culture and competitive forces that are changing the banking industry faster than ever before.


Jim Marous Profile PictureNamed as one of the most influential people in banking, Jim Marous is an internationally recognized financial industry strategist, co-publisher of The Financial Brand and the owner and CEO of the Digital Banking Report. The Digital Banking Report is a subscription-based publication that provides deep insights into the digitization of banking, with over 150 reports in the digital archive available to subscribers.

As a sought after keynote speaker, author and recognized authority on disruption in the financial services industry, Marous has been featured by CNBC and CNN, Cheddar, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Financial Times, The Economist, The American Banker and has spoken to audiences worldwide. Jim has also advised the White House on banking policy.

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