When your Credit Union or Financial Institution is in the market for some help in this new age of digital marketing, it's often a good idea to reach out to an agency for short term guidance or potentially long term implemention support. Whether you're looking for an extended agency partner or for help with some one-time projects, here's some great questions to consider when assessing a potential partnership with a digital marketing agency. 1. What's the process you use for working with a business to help with this type of project or service? The agency should be able to easily outline how they will interact with your staff and accomplish the goals of your engagement. This should also be clearly enumerated in any proposal or scope of service they provide. Some examples of elements that would likely need to be covered might include how many calls per month will take place, How the marketing strategy will be determined and shared, and which team members will be responsible for various deliverables.
This is a live blog from the Financial Brand 2017- My notes are adapted from Joe Meier's presentation on Rethinking Growth Metrics and Digital Marketing ROI in a Mobile-first World.
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This guest blog was originally published on CUInsight. Implement these four great tips for your Credit Union on LinkedIn today! 1. Help all Credit Union Employees Improve Their LinkedIn Profiles Lots of professionals still think LinkedIn is still just being used for finding a job, so obviously they don’t want to encourage their employees to be there, because they worry they will leave and find work somewhere else. In my opinion this should NOT be a huge worry for Credit Unions. First off, most CUs are GREAT places to work. So encouraging your employees to put their best foot forward online is only an advantage to you. And here’s why… Many people in sales and marketing are quickly becoming very adept at prospecting with LinkedIn. The platform is a great way to reach out to small businesses and other local professionals. If you employees have strong profiles this helps your brand look even better!
This blog originally appeared as a guest blog on CUInsight. As we work with clients to build digital marketing campaigns centered around lead generation, it has become clear to us that many Credit Unions are also in need of support in handling these sales leads effectively. This is why we recommend that sales enablement should be included when planning for your CU’s future. First... What Exactly IS Sales Enablement?
Facebook Testimonial Contest Helps Generate 170+ New Credit Union Members! Recently we helped run a testimonial contest campaign for one of our Credit Union clients, AERO Federal Credit Union, and the results were definitely worth sharing. AERO wanted a way to better engage current members and also generate content that would be usable again in the future to reach potential new members. We also suggested that they needed to find a way to put a human face on the outstanding member service experience at their Credit Union. And voila… the Annual “My AERO Ah-Ha Moment” Facebook Contest was born!...
Maximize Your Credit Union Marketing Budget by Ditching Snail Mail and Going Digital! Every business, from Nike to the smallest local mom and pop store has a finite amount of money to spend on advertising. But not all advertising is equal, and there are some forms of marketing that are more efficient than others. Direct mail is not a very efficient use of a credit union marketing budget, and here are the 5 main reasons why. Here are Five Reasons Direct Mail Is a Waste of a Credit Union Marketing Budget: