In our new post-pandemic era, digital transformation remains a focus for companies looking to expand convenient services to their customers. Financial institutions are an example of an industry that benefited from its implementation. COVID-19 accelerated the need for digital transformation in banking when brick-and-mortar banks had to shut their doors temporarily. As we continue into the new normal of post-pandemic living, digital transformation for financial institutions will evolve beyond online banking. Take a look at how large financial institutions are adapting to digital transformation.
As we continue our series on digital transformation, we’re going to discuss the impact Covid-19 had on destination marketing and some strategies Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) can use to transition into a more digital-focused era. By now we’ve all come to terms with the fact that Covid-19 shifted our world into a primarily digital one years ahead of where we were going before the pandemic. This is especially true of the travel industry, which took a huge hit to their businesses initially as we were all forced to quarantine indoors. As destination marketers were forced to pivot to primarily digital advertising, new strategies had to be adopted to continue their business in the years to come. Here are some strategies DMOs employed starting with the pandemic to shift into the digital arena.
Topics: Digital Strategy
Changes in digital technology have been happening across industries for years now, and real estate is no exception. Last month, we gave an overview of digital transformation as well as real-life applications as they apply to marketing. This month, we’re discussing what digital transformation means specifically for real estate companies. When it comes to digital transformation, there are plenty of digital applications real estate agents can use in the home-buying process.
Digital marketing has been around since the 1990s, and it remains an important piece of any marketing strategy today. If you’re new to the digital marketing game, you may be wondering how to run a successful digital marketing campaign and how long it will take to see positive results. Here’s what to expect from your new campaign.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began over 2 years ago, business as a whole has had to make a colossal shift into the digital world. The world as we knew it seemed to change overnight. This transition where we were not only connected by technology, but completely reliant upon it, made a huge impact on the way many companies do business. Customer service and experience has continued to adapt as businesses realize that there is no way to completely “go back” to the way things were before. The result is a meteoric rise in digital transformation and the need for businesses to adapt to stay current.
Topics: Digital Strategy
During a workforce shortage, gaining customers and their loyalty isn’t your only problem. Hiring and keeping employees is paramount, especially when the job market is hot.
Topics: Marketing Support/ Staffing
Remember those terrible '90s Canon EOS Rebel commercials with Andre Agassi and his super sweet mullet? You know, the ones where he would peer over his dark sunglasses and say, "Image is everything!"
We all know there are very few marketing strategies that trump a well-placed mullet, but honestly, Canon was right on.
In marketing, image is everything. It's what attracts consumers to your brand and sets you apart from your competition. It's your messaging, your imagery, but most of all, it's your brand positioning. In other words, it's the process of establishing your brand in the minds of consumers.
Sustainability has been a buzzword for some time, but today, it’s affecting consumer decision-making on a daily basis. And travel decisions are no different.
According to Booking.com’s 2021 Sustainable Travel Report, 83% of travelers think sustainable travel is vital. Of the 29,000 travelers surveyed, 61% said the pandemic has made them want to travel more sustainably in the future.
New Year’s resolutions don’t have to end at fad diets and the latest wellness trends. They can apply to your business’ marketing as well. It’s time to start setting your digital marketing goals for 2022. Like any resolution, the key to success is setting measurable, achievable goals. (You’ve probably heard of SMART goals, which we go into detail about in this blog.)
Members are the lifeline of your credit union. Showing your members they are valued is a crucial piece of your marketing, both in person and with digital interactions. Keeping your members happy is a great way to develop advocates within your community that will help spread the word about your credit union, helping grow your membership through word of mouth.