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May 06, 2019
Innovation is one of those somewhat nebulous words that many of us use to describe what we do. Over the years, I’ve been involved in some very innovative creations that never actually went anywhere. It’s not because they weren’t really cool or didn’t have a sustainable business model.
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Feb 25, 2019
Believe me, we get it: marketing efforts can lead to headaches. Nobody likes getting cold calls, most people mute (or skip) commercials, and I still get nightmares about pop-up ads. However, credit union marketing automation is far more sophisticated—and less intrusive—than those marketing strategies.
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Jan 28, 2019
Make no mistake a digital revolution is upon us and credit unions need to react and change in order to serve their members.
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Dec 18, 2018
Wow. What a year! The credit union and FinTech worlds are frothy and lots of change is underway. This year, some of the walls came down and credit unions saw more of the real world. Digital Credit Union has an incubator fostering FinTech Startups and the Boston FinTech Community.
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Dec 17, 2018
Digital transformation has revolutionized retail banking and data is the jet fuel for the seismic shift in the credit union business model. A data strategy is foundational for credit unions to compete in today’s digital world and is required to effectively implement a holistic platform of enhanced analytical decisioning. Business Intelligence and analytics (all powered by data) are cultural shifts analogous to moving from ledger cards to core technology platforms.
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Dec 12, 2018
Credit union membership growth! How do you measure it? It seems like a simple question, just like “where can I get the best burger in town?” seems like a simple question. However, once different interpretations of what constitutes a new member—or a good burger come into play—things don’t stay so clear.
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Oct 10, 2018
Many credit union marketers have difficulty telling the difference between a Facebook group and a Facebook page. Is there a tradeoff between using a Facebook group vs page? How are they different and which way should I go?
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Oct 10, 2018
In my last two blogs, I described why credit unions should dominate their competition and local retail markets and why growth for growth’s sake will get them to the promised land.
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Oct 05, 2018
In our earlier posts, Part 1 and Part 2, we shared credit union trends revealed in the bi-annual survey conducted earlier this year by Information Builders’ partners Best Innovation Group (BIG) and OnApproach.
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Oct 02, 2018
Growth for Growth’s Sake is what every Credit Union should be seeking!
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