1. Introduction Modern marketing requires new skills for the digital age. As new technologies and channels have emerged and digital transformation has become a priority for organisations across all locations, sizes and industries, the demand for expertise in the likes of data, analytics, customer experience, content and personalisation has increased. With this demand often outstripping […]
Financial services and coronavirus
As banks seek to serve more customers online, how good are they at content design on the fly?
The effects of the ongoing coronavirus crisis are being felt in almost every sector. From retail and consumer packaged goods to entertainment, sports, and of course travel and leisure, every sector is being impacted in a different way and is facing down its own unique challenges.
Mark Evans is Managing Director, Marketing & Digital at Direct Line Group. He was appointed to the role in June last year, after serving as Marketing Director since 2012. We caught up with Evans to find out how his job has changed since the Covid-19 outbreak, and ask what advice he would give marketers right […]
Visa is acquiring American fintech firm Plaid in a deal worth $5.3bn in what represents one of the largest acquisitions in the space to date.
In January 2018, Open Banking went into effect in the UK. Under the regulation, regulated banks are required to let customers share their financial data with third-party providers through APIs.
Robinhood built a billion-dollar business by targeting young investors with a mobile-first, mobile-only offering that offers commission-free trading.
With the fintech revolution disrupting even the largest financial institutions, one might expect that small, community banks would have no chance of keeping up. But as it turns out, these institutions are playing a key role in the fintech revolution.
Financial services has arguably experienced one of the highest levels of digital disruption of any industry. From banking and payments to lending and insurance, no part of financial services has been left unscathed and hundreds of billions if not trillions of dollars is up for grabs.
Over the past several years, a clear digital revolution has been taking place in the financial services industry.
Using a combination of SEO, content marketing, paid media, web development and web design, guarantor lender Buddy Loans boosts its conversion rates by 17%, and sees more than 5,000 additional loan sign ups.
If P&C Insurance employs chatbot platform GetJenny to take care of repetitive questions, improving customer satisfaction scores and freeing the customer service team to take care of clients with more complex queries.
Summary Red Badger has been working with one of the world’s largest banks since 2016. With products going live in the last year, the agency’s work is contributing to a global efficiency target of £1.2bn. The bank’s Originations and Utilities team identified that conversion rates on retail products were less than 5%. For the eligible customers, there were two key […]
Claire Hazle is Director of Digital Self-Service at Legal and General, a company she joined halfway through lockdown. Hazle gives us an outline of how L&G is responding to the crisis, and what her average day looks like.
Companies that offer online tax preparation in the US will no longer be able to hide their free filing offerings from search engines after an exposé revealed that they were engaging in the practice.
According to the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), an estimated 85% of all UK internet users have used a price comparison website at some point or another.
Sam Gormley is the founder of Osaka Labs – a marketing company which combines data analysis with creativity to equip financial service organisations.
MoneySuperMarket is a fascinating brand because the comparison website’s positioning is all about engendering a feeling in its customers – ‘Get Money Calm’, in case you haven’t seen the recent ad campaign, featuring, amongst other things, a goat in a hot spa.
Digital transformation within the financial services sector is ongoing.
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1. Introduction Businesses of all sizes around the world are undergoing digital transformation in various forms, with the global market for digital transformation forecast to reach $798bn by 2025, according to Research and Markets. However, digital transformation is far from being a monolith. Although companies undergoing digital transformation use many of the same tools and […]
1. Introduction Over the last two decades a swathe of price comparison websites (PCW) have emerged, offering consumers a one-stop-shop for comparing the prices of a product or service. PCWs act as vertical search engines, aggregating product listings from multiple retailers. PCWs such as uSwitch, Confused.com, MoneySuperMarket and GoCompare are an important part of the marketing […]
FSI marketing stats – explore the ISD
The Internet Statistics Database contains over 2,000 charts and statistics related to financial services, for you to browse, save and export.