How To Operationalize Your Brand

How To Operationalize Your Brand

Four Ways To Live Your Brand Across The Entire Financial Institution One question we often hear during a rebrand (once you’ve determined your vision, decided your niches, crafted your message and created your new visuals) is “What’s next?”   The simple answer:...
How To KISS Your Marketing Strategy

How To KISS Your Marketing Strategy

If you love someone you tend to kiss them. Your significant other. Your kids. Your pet. And whether you love (or hate) your marketing and marketing strategy, it’s time you KISS it as well.   KISS is a simple acronym you can use when it comes to analyzing your...
Money is Emotional, Not Transactional

Money is Emotional, Not Transactional

Connecting Emotionally Elevates Your Marketing & Branding   According to the Federal Reserve, over 14 TRILLION financial transactions are conducted every single day. Making a deposit. Applying for a loan. Withdrawing money. Writing a check (wait, does anyone...
Four Strategic Planning Myths

Four Strategic Planning Myths

In a previous post we talked about Four Branding Myths. While we referenced Big Foot, the Loch Ness Monster and Elvis, we also “myth busted” a few common assumptions when it comes to branding. The same holds true for strategic planning. There are many myths,...
Strategic Planning Traps

Strategic Planning Traps

Many credit union and bank executives dread strategic planning. It’s the same routine year after year, and decisions made at the strategic planning session are rarely addressed again until the next session…a year later. But it doesn’t have to be this...