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Joyce Colin

National Sales Representative at 360 View CRM. You can find me talking to banks and credit unions every day, building relationships and sharing the knowledge and power that a CRM Tool can bring their financial institution. My years of banking experience have provided me with the ability to provide insight into Sales and Service Automation, Enhancing Business Process Workflows and the Customer Experience through CRM. Outside of the office, I love cooking and baking, and when the weather is warm you can find me at the beach.
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Is Your Employee Incentive Program Working?

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A financial institution’s growth starts with its employees. If they’re unmotivated, they’ll be less likely to add value or bring in new business. That’s why so many banks and credit unions have implemented employee incentive programs to keep team members motivated and satisfaction high.

There’s a lot that goes into creating a comprehensive incentive program, and it’s important to regularly assess if yours is working effectively. When you’re reviewing your program, consider these three keys to success:

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Topics: Goal and Incentive Plans

How to Use Data Analytics for the Right Actions

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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

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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The Technology Trends Credit Unions Should be Watching

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Credit unions face an array of challenges when it comes to keeping up with the latest technology trends. From growing member relationships with the latest online and mobile solutions, to keeping those same members protected from cyber attacks, credit unions have a lot of technology balls in the air.

Here’s the top five technology trends that have an almost-daily impact on credit unions.

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Topics: Customer Experience, Sales & Marketing

How to Get Executive Buy-In for a Technology Solution

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Replacing or implementing a technology solution can be a game changer for financial institutions. In many cases, the initial investment in a platform is dwarfed by the gains in productivity, effectiveness, and profitability. But to get there you’ll need budget, resources, and support — which means you’ll need the executive team on your side.

Research shows that one of the top reasons that software implementations fail is due to a lack of executive buy-in. That's because all major organizational changes have to happen from the top down. In this blog, find out how to convince leadership that a new technology solution is worth the investment. Here are a few ways to win executive support:

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Topics: Profitability, CRM, Sales & Marketing