5 Money Trends Financial Institutions Should Get Ahead Of

Posted by Jason Johnson on Jul 6, 2021 11:00:00 AM

 

Trends in finance are evolving rapidly. What started as a digital revolution in banking was then forced to accelerate with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping most people from managing their finances in person. The state of the world has set off a chain of innovations and new opportunities for banks and credit unions – but to harness them, institutions need to get ahead of them. Here are 5 money trends financial institutions should get ahead of. 

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Topics: Marketing Strategy, Strategic Growth, Digital Strategy

9 Types of Paid Advertising to Use for Destination Marketing

Posted by Gregg Alexander on Jun 29, 2021 10:44:00 AM

 

Paid advertising is perhaps the most important tool for letting the world know about your destination. While your organic social channels and website might be pumping out great content, it’s pretty difficult to compete in a digital landscape without dropping some dollars. Whether you’re marketing for an up-and-coming small town or a well-known city that’s been drawing tourists for years, it’s a tool you’ll want to have in your toolbox. This doesn’t mean you need to spend a fortune on digital advertising; it just means you need to be strategic.

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Topics: Marketing Strategy, Brand Growth, Tips From the Pros

7 Strategies to Target New Demographics For Credit Unions

Posted by Joshua Weir on Jun 22, 2021 11:00:00 AM

While marketing was being revolutionized in the 1960s, Bob Dylan sang, "The time's they are a-changin'." It was true at the time, but not more so than today. Some people lament the change brought on by new technologies and new generations, but without it, we'd still be crawling around in a cave. So, make that change work for you, and stand out from the crowd while looking for new credit union members.

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Topics: Marketing Strategy

Digital Marketing Tools That Are Worth Paying For

Posted by Jason Johnson on Mar 16, 2021 10:00:00 AM

 

As a digital marketing professional, you’ve likely received a host of cold calls and emails during your career about hundreds of digital marketing tools that will “forever change the way you do marketing.” While that can’t be true of all of them, there are some digital marketing tools that are worth paying for.

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Topics: Marketing Support/ Staffing, Marketing Strategy, Digital Strategy

4 Types of Content You Should Be Using In Your Marketing

Posted by Lindsay McWilliams on Jan 12, 2021 11:00:00 AM

American adults spend more than 11 hours per day listening to, watching, reading or otherwise interacting with media content. We’re talking videos, podcasts, news articles and blogs, social media, email – you name it. Clearly, we can’t get enough of it.

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Topics: Social Media Management, Marketing Strategy, Creating Content/ Copywriting, Branded Content

Boost Your Donations and Membership Through Transparency

Posted by Joshua Weir on Jan 5, 2021 9:45:00 AM

In speeches and mission statements, you often hear organizations boast about being transparent. But what does transparency mean to them, and are they actually doing it? In a time when internet misinformation runs rampant, being fully transparent can sometimes feel risky. But at the same time, there’s a higher level of distrust among the public, making transparency even more important to build that trust. In fact, studies have shown that 86% of Americans say transparency from businesses is more important than ever before.

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Topics: Marketing Strategy, Nonprofit Marketing

PRIME Basics: Email Marketing for Beginners

Posted by Meg Sepulveda on Dec 22, 2020 9:15:00 AM

 

While email may seem an archaic form of marketing compared to social media influencers and newsfeed ads on TikTok, its marketing power may surprise you. As it turns out, two-thirds of customers have made a purchase as a direct result of an email marketing message. And on average, email generates $38 for every dollar spent, leading your business to a better return on investment.

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Topics: Marketing Strategy, Creating Content/ Copywriting, Target Marketing, Digital Strategy

5 Digital Marketing Strategies to Help Nonprofits Fundraise

Posted by Joshua Weir on Dec 8, 2020 9:15:00 AM

For most nonprofit organizations, fundraising is something that touches almost every area of their organization. NPO's and NGO's often use the term development because there is a continuous system that cultivates engagement for each area of the organization. Ultimately, all of those avenues of impact engage people toward a goal that ends with financial support. This is why whole teams of staff and volunteers are dedicated to development, keeping the organization focused on working toward its mission.

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Topics: Marketing Strategy, Brand Evangelism, Nonprofit Marketing

Why Giving Back is Good for Your Marketing Strategy

Posted by Joshua Weir on Nov 23, 2020 10:32:09 AM

 

It’s no coincidence that you’re seeing more and more for-profit companies participate in charitable giving and volunteering, and take a moral stance on big issues. According to the 2020 Zeno Strength of Purpose Study, 94 percent of global consumers say it is important that the companies they engage with have a strong purpose. In the Deloitte Global Millennial Survey 2019, 42 percent of millennials said they have begun or deepened a business relationship because they perceive a company’s products or services to have a positive impact on society and/or the environment. Further, 37 percent said they have stopped or lessened a business relationship because of the company’s ethical behavior.

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Topics: Marketing Strategy, Brand Growth, Brand Evangelism, Tips From the Pros

How Financial Wellness Tools Can Take Your Bank To the Next Level

Posted by Alexa Audet on Nov 10, 2020 8:45:00 AM

 

Banks are developing apps, calculators, worksheets, and more to help people manage their finances and draw in new leads. It's a whole new world out there, and now is the time to embrace the tools that customers are calling out for. 2019 saw more than one trillion financial application sessions, a record high according to the 2020 Mobile Finance Apps Report from Liftoff. The Financial Times calls the uptick in financial app users a "fintech feeding frenzy," and there's plenty to go around.

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Topics: Marketing Strategy, Target Marketing, Tips From the Pros, Financial Institutions

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