View Compliance as a Guide — Not a Restriction — for Social Media

Posted by Ben Timmons on March 3, 2020

The relationship between social media and the banking industry has grown cozier over the last several years. However, while social media is proven to be a powerful marketing tool, the strict boundaries of compliance in banking present a potential roadblock. A financial institution’s social media marketing success largely depends on how easy it is to define “compliant” — and how difficult it is for loan officers and other employees to consistently adhere to those rules.

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Topics: Compliance, social media compliance, Social Media for Banking, social media for mortgage, Social Media for Mortgage Banks, social media regulations, strategy, social media risk management, social media management and compliance, bank marketing, Social Selling

4 Ways Your Bank Can Capture Refinancing Business Through Social Media

Posted by Will Moses on February 25, 2020

Interest rates are at all-time lows and that means opportunity is on the table for banks. Social media is the perfect tool for building awareness, educating audiences and persuading customers so that your team can close more refinancing deals.

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Topics: lender, mortgage, Social Media for Banking, social media for mortgage, Social Media for Mortgage Banks, strategy, bank marketing, Social Selling, VidVerify

How Six Financial Marketers Are Creating Value in Social Media

Posted by Will Moses on February 11, 2020

What's Working Today and What's Next for Tomorrow

Ever wonder what everyone else is doing in social media? We talked to six leading financial marketers about how they’re succeeding today and planning for the next big thing. Get their insights on strengthening your social strategies, unlocking the power of employee networks and creating next-level content that drives engagement.

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Topics: Social Media for Banking, strategy, social media management and compliance, bank marketing, Social Selling, social media study

A Bank’s Airtight Social Media Strategy for 2020

Posted by Doug Wilber on January 28, 2020

This article was originally published to ABA Banking Journal.

Social media is constantly changing—and consumers’ online communication preferences are changing just as rapidly. By now, most banks know that developing and implementing a social strategy is a business imperative, but that strategy also needs to evolve alongside the social and consumer landscape.

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Topics: Social Media for Banking, strategy, bank marketing, social media study, ABA

Social Media that Matters

Posted by Shelby Cutright on September 17, 2019

 

This article was originally posted to ABA Bank Marketing.

Breaking through the clutter of online platforms to attract and maintain a social media audience is no easy task—and banks must be prepared to adapt their strategies to be successful.

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Topics: social media strategy, content marketing, bank marketing, Employee Advocacy

Guide to the 2019 ABA Bank Marketing Conference

Posted by Will Moses on September 10, 2019

 

 
Are you headed to the  ABA Bank Marketing Conference? Each year, this can’t-miss event brings together banking leaders to discuss opportunities and challenges facing marketing pros in the financial services industry.
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Topics: bank marketing, ABA, Conference

Get the Most Out of Facebook With These 3 Best Practices

Posted by Doug Wilber on January 15, 2019

Facebook now boasts 80 million small- to medium-sized business pages, and this cutthroat competition means it’s harder than ever to break through the noise.

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Topics: social media strategy, social media education, social media marketing, social media posting, social media tips, bank marketing

Want to Up Your Twitter Game? Follow These 4 Best Practices

Posted by Doug Wilber on January 10, 2019

These days, Twitter seems to be dominated by journalists, celebrities, social justice warriors, and politicians. But this platform has always been a key tool for businesses trying to connect with their customers — and the banking industry is no exception.

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Topics: Social Media Marketing, social media results, social media tips, twitter marketing, bank marketing

Buzzword Breakdown: Social Sellers vs. Social Influencers

Posted by Doug Wilber on December 18, 2018

The world of social media marketing can be complex. Because it’s a relatively “young” branch of marketing, many company leaders in established industries are still getting up to speed on best practices and even vocabulary. This can pose issues. When you confuse important terms, for instance, you jeopardize your goal of deploying marketing messages that will truly resonate with your customers and prospects.

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Topics: social media ROI, social media tips, social media measurement, social media risk management, bank marketing, Social Selling

Gremlin Social Releases the Only Benchmarking Study for Financial Services

Posted by Doug Wilber on December 4, 2018

How do my social media efforts stack up against the efforts of other financial institutions? Are these efforts translating to business results? Where do I need to focus to improve?

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Topics: social media results, social media update, Year In Review, social media measurement, bank marketing, social media study

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