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Wealth Management Marketing

Who knew that a line of business which doesn’t have mass market appeal and has a sales cycle that’s measured in years, would be on a lot of financial ...
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Topics: Marketing Strategic Planning

How to Create High Impact Video Marketing Content

Engaging. Provocative. Compliant. There’s no denying that well-produced video has enormous marketing value, but the process of creating it can be ...
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Topics: All Things Digital, Branding

How to Field a Marketing Team

Your customers are comparing your mobile banking app experience to shopping on Amazon®. Your CEO wants a digital transformation plan up and rolling. ...
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Topics: Marketing Strategic Planning, Marketing Data

What’s your brand plan, Stan?

When it comes to brand value, the financial industry is and has been behind the curve for a while. In fact, compared to all major industries, ...
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Topics: Marketing Strategic Planning, Branding

Is your financial institution suffering from an identity crisis?

Mega-Banks, major regionals and fintechs know their value proposition. Are you sure you know yours? Problem #1: A lot of financial institutions are ...
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Topics: Marketing Strategic Planning, Branding

Deploy the Power of DIY Data

This message may seem out of character, especially to those who know we’re the biggest advocates of data-driven decision-making there is. That said, ...
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Topics: Marketing Strategic Planning, Marketing Data

Assessing Your Digital Marketing Efforts

Marketing Digitalization: The New Norm in Retail Banking. We all know the COVID-19 pandemic has been a catalyst for digitization in banking, forcing ...
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Topics: All Things Digital

From Agile to Anti-Fragile: What It Is & How to Do It

I live in Iowa. Just like you, we’re going through COVID, we’ve had political unrest, we’ve experienced demonstrations. And in the midst of all these ...
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Topics: Marketing Strategic Planning

Growth by Acquisition: 5 Key Tips

Today, most markets are overrun with similar product offerings amongst competitors, making it challenging to enter new markets. And digital ...
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Topics: Mergers & Acquisitions

FIs, It is Time For Your Hydro Flask Moment

If you don’t know what a Hydro Flask® is, just ask any self-respecting 13-year-old. A Hydro Flask will carry anything. You want tea? Put tea in it. ...
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Topics: Research

Data-Driven Deposit Product Development

Using data to drive communications. Research has shown that complicated checking accounts are both difficult to sell, and unattractive to consumers. ...
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Topics: Deposit Product Development

Next Level FI Digital Onboarding

Using data to drive communications. When it comes to marketing, instead of spending hundreds of dollars to acquire a new account, consider spending ...
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Topics: All Things Digital

3 Ways to Increase Deposits in 2021

Hint: It’s not getting any easier! Consumers have more ways now than ever to manage their money securely, whether that’s with a community bank, a ...
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Topics: Deposit Product Development