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How to Use Data Analytics for the Right Actions

Posted by Joyce Colin

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Data analytics has come to be a widely accepted and necessary part of any marketing strategy in any industry. In fact, according to the 2017 Big Data Analytics Market Study, big data adoption reached 53% in 2017 for all companies interviewed, with finance and telecom leading the way.

As the finance industry has been quick to adopt big data, now is the time for banks and credit unions to take it one step further and use analytics to guide business decisions. The following guidelines can help you move beyond baseline analytics so you can take the right actions for your business.

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Topics: CRM, Data Analytics

How to Build on the Unique Credit Union Customer Experience for Ongoing Success

Posted by Keith Twisdale

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Each year, Temkin Group releases its Temkin Experience Ratings, which serves as a customer experience benchmark for the banking industry. In the 2018 rankings, credit unions tied for the top spot based on scores in three categories: success, effort, and emotion.

Credit unions’ membership business model, favorable rates, and flexibility all make them appealing to consumers. But, in the age of instant gratification and digital customer proximity, it’s important for credit unions to adapt to new customer experience (CX) approaches so they can maintain member loyalty.

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Topics: Customer Experience

Revamping Your Mobile Marketing Strategy

Posted by Rebecca Key

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Mobile marketing used to be a rarity, something that would set a business apart among its competitors. Not anymore. Now, mobile is necessary for maintaining a strong presence or implementing a successful marketing strategy in any industry.

In 2017, smartphone unit shipments didn’t increase for the first time ever, as market penetration was maximized. Not only that, but consumers are now spending approximately 3.3 hours a day consuming digital media on their mobile devices. It’s been a long time since phones were only used to make calls or send text messages.

You can’t afford to miss opportunities to reach your customers where they spend so much of their time. Consider these tips for revamping your mobile marketing strategy to remain competitive in the digital age.

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Topics: Sales & Marketing, Customer Experience

7 Steps to Building a Killer Onboarding Program

Posted by David Acevedo

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For retail banks, customer acquisition costs are high, and often don’t generate a positive business return. In fact, more than 40% of new customers will churn before costs are recovered, resulting in a negative value for the bank. This puts a lot of pressure on banks to make sure their customers are hooked from the get-go. The customer experience starts with onboarding, and the first 90 days can make or break your customer relationships.

There’s a lot that goes into making your onboarding program as effective as possible. Keep these seven steps in mind to ensure your customers stick around for the long run.

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Topics: Sales & Marketing, Customer Experience

Fueling Marketing Campaigns with CRM Data

Posted by Joyce Colin

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Maintaining a customer base in your CRM is just the first step in using the technology to support your sales and marketing efforts. It’s when you let the CRM data be the driving force behind your campaigns that you realize the most value.

That’s because CRM data can offer significant insight into how your customers and prospects think and act. In a recent report from Econsultancy and IBM Watson Marketing, 66 percent of organizations said CRM data was the best data for better understanding the customer journey. When you tap into this information, it can go a long way in generating business.

Before you kick off your next campaign, take into consideration the following ways you can apply your CRM data.

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