Posts tagged with Financial Services

mat perkins

A day in the life of... Product Director at Klarna

Klarna works with retailers such as Topshop, handling customer payments and providing 'pay over time' and 'pay after delivery' services.

We caught up with Product Director Mat Perkins to find out more about his role.

(If you're after a new role yourself, check out the Econsultancy jobs board)

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Digital transformation in the FSI sector: A customer experience battleground

The financial services sector is one where established companies are most vulnerable to disruption from customer experience-focused competitors.

Customers are demanding the brilliant experiences they see with service providers in other industries and this is putting pressure on companies in the FSI sector to respond. New entrants are coming into the market with services built around a more mobile-friendly interface which focuses on delivering superior customer experiences.

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Digital transformation heats up in FSI as leaders compete for future

Financial services and insurance (FSI) is in a state of flux, concerned with digital threats; new economy competitors and how to appeal to younger consumers with traditional products. 

To keep pace, Econsultancy has launched several pieces of research, including two studies in partnership with Adobe. Today we’re launching Digital Transformation in Financial Services, a look at how the industry is changing, based on a survey of over 400 executives in financial services sectors.

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Five fintech websites with crystal clear value propositions

Financial services are being unbundled as the internet allows consumers to shop around, rather than be beholden to the big old bank that provides their current account.

Digital challenger brands in financial services understand that for many consumers, the online experience is more important than the offline experience. Many of these brands also have the advantage of being untainted by previous misdemeanours of incumbents in the industry – they don't have to walk such a fine line when championing transparency and fairness.

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What are the priorities for financial services marketers in 2017?

What are the priorities for financial services marketers in 2017?

Econsultancy's Digital Trends in Financial Services and Insurance report, in association with Adobe, attempts to answer this question and a variety of others.

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A day in the life of... Digital Marketing Manager at Currency UK

Sarah Watts-Read is Digital Marketing Manager at Currency UK.

So, what is it like working in digital in a regulated industry and within a relatively small team?

Let's find out...

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back me up

Six 'millennial UX' lessons from insurance brand Back Me Up

Back Me Up is an insurance company and app for 17-49 year olds.

The service is a masterpiece of marketing and design for younger customers.

Here's why...

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Comparison site NerdWallet outperforms top US finance brands in SEO

It seems financial muscle doesn’t always translate into online success. 

A recent analysis of the US personal finance sector has revealed that a popular price comparison site outperforms all mainstream banking and credit institutions when it comes to organic search

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Digital Transformation in Financial Services: challenges and opportunities

You don’t need to be a business strategist to realise that digital technology is radically changing the behaviour and expectations of consumers. 

This is particularly the case in the FSI sector where established brands are striving to ensure their services are as seamless as possible for customers and business prospects expecting an increasingly personalised and relevant experience across all channels, including mobile and social engagement.

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Financial services industry and the barriers to personalisation

Customer experience has emerged as a key priority for many organisations over the last few years.

33% of financial service industry (FSI) respondents say that customer experience represents the single best opportunity for their company to deliver on their priorities for 2015. A percentage that is significantly higher than the average percentage across all sectors (22%).

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Three key trends from our Financial Services and Insurance Sector report

The financial services and insurance sector is modernising quickly. 

Despite structural, regulatory and technology hurdles, this group of sectors is driving towards digital transformation, but it’s a formidable challenge, especially for industries that are traditionally cautious in their approach.

How are these companies operating in the Financial Services Industry (FSI) sector approaching digital marketing? What are the key trends, opportunities and sector-specific issues shaping their digital strategies?

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Financial industry confirms its rules for social media

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), who sound very serious and like you shouldn’t mess with them, has this week “finalised” its guidance for how financial services should use social media.

The FCA is basically a financial regulatory body, ensuring that firms run with consumers’ best interests at heart and provide appropriate products and services.

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