Fintechs win the battle for trust
18 January, 2022
New research has found 66% of Gen Z now trust fintech brands more than traditional banks, indicating a growing demand for integrated financial management tools and inclusive designs.
13 January, 2022
With the pandemic permanently altering consumers’ habits and technology continuing to advance, there’s a brand new set of financial marketing trends you need to know.
Personalised products tailored to needs
11 January, 2022
API technology makes it easy for your finance brand to access customer data and create personalised products tailored to consumers’ needs. So, how can your finance brand benefit?
One app to manage it all
21 December, 2021
M1 Finance is making financial management easier by integrating investing, spending and borrowing within the same finance app, catering to customers who want finance apps that do it all.
21 December, 2021
New research suggests asset managers stick with traditional investment themes and largely ignore rising asset classes in their marketing.
78 million workers globally
16 December, 2021
Being sole business owners, gig workers have unique financial needs that are not being met by financial organisations showcasing a niche finance brands can fill with tailored services.
14 December, 2021
With Mastercard creating a micro-investing app it reveals the growing demand for easier investment options that reduce barriers to entry. So, how can this benefit asset managers?
A new generation of investors
9 December, 2021
Soon to be one of the largest and wealthiest generations, asset managers wanting to build loyal relationships with Gen Z need to reconsider the way they market their investing services.
7 December, 2021
New research reveals inclusive design can expand customer reach by 4x, indicating finance brands should cater to everyone’s needs and abilities if they want to generate meaningful leads.
Underserved and needing support
3 December, 2021
Small business owners and SMEs are an underserved market looking for products and support that’s tailored to their unique needs.
30 November, 2021
With Christmas right around the corner, how can your finance brand capture customers and improve brand awareness through curated Christmas content?
Breaking down global barriers
26 November, 2021
With Visa working on an instant international payments system that will break down global barriers, why should finance brands strive for universal accessibility?
23 November, 2021
With COVID-19 making people more uncertain about their retirement plans, finance brands can help educate and ease concerns, enabling lead generation and brand loyalty.
18 November, 2021
With 73% of people factoring in a product’s environmental friendliness in their purchasing decisions, it’s time finance brands prioritised sustainability at every level of their business.
15 November, 2021
A new Instagram trend of sharing a picture of your pet in exchange for planting a tree has gone viral, showing the power of Instagram’s new ‘add yours’ function for savvy finance brands.
4 November, 2021
SEO should be a priority for asset managers to not only claim the top spot in search engine rankings, but to elevate brand awareness and build credibility.
Getting meta about Meta
2 November, 2021
With Facebook relaunching as Meta in a bid to expand and win over a younger demographic, we investigate who is actually using Facebook and what finance brands need to know to master the platform.
1 November, 2021
Here’s how Google Cloud and cloud computing software can assist your finance brand to drive business transformation, data-driven innovation and security, helping to support your customers.
Make the best of a bad situation
27 October, 2021
COVID-19 has had dramatic effects on people’s sense of financial security. So, how can finance brands and capital markets respond to generate greater trust and build a strong brand image?
Create emotional connections
21 October, 2021
With finance products being emotional, stressful or even begrudged purchases, finance brands should look to digital storytelling to connect, educate and inspire customers.
19 October, 2021
To get noticed by investors there are three key areas asset managers can improve to strengthen their digital marketing strategy.
The key to good content
14 October, 2021
Choosing a home loan is an emotional experience for consumers, so how can finance brands capture highly coveted customer relationships through their home loan content marketing?
12 October, 2021
The recent launch of nerve neobank, a financial service dedicated to musicians, highlights an opportunity for finance brands to capitalise on micro-niche trends to reap big rewards.
Raphael Queisser, chief operating officer, Dianomi
11 October, 2021
The Financial Marketer and Dianomi delve into the research global asset managers need to read to ensure their content starts a conversation that leads to valuable, lifelong clients.
Be where your customers are
5 October, 2021
With 88% of consumers buying where they receive personalised, cross-channel messaging it’s important finance brands create an omnichannel marketing experience.
Personalisation and education
30 September, 2021
With 50% of customers hesitant to approach their financial institution, there’s a prime opportunity for finance brands to bridge the approachability gap and snag untapped customers
Breaking down data barriers
28 September, 2021
Open banking may alter the financial sector as we know it, removing data barriers and connecting financial institutions. So, what do finance brands need to know?
What they want, when they want it
24 September, 2021
A next best action marketing strategy is data-driven and customer-centric, empowering finance brands to provide the solution customers want when they want it.
22 September, 2021
A hub and spoke model can ensure your finance content and SEO strategy are fostering engagement and building long-term customer relationships.
Facebook transitions to finance
16 September, 2021
With Facebook’s digital wallet Novi launching soon, what does this mean for the finance industry globally and what can your finance brand learn from them?
Gain a competitive edge
15 September, 2021
New research reveals there’s a critical information gap between what clients want and what global asset managers are delivering – and the benefits are rife for those ready to fill it.
10 September, 2021
New research suggests asset managers should think like a publisher if they want to attract new investors to their financial products.
7 September, 2021
With UK banking habits altering as a result of the pandemic, it’s critical financial services of all kinds recognise these changed behaviours and tailor their marketing content and customer journey to suit.
3 September, 2021
Sports sponsorships can be a winning match for finance brands when aligned to your marketing goals as they contribute to improving consumer trust, loyalty, and negative brand perceptions.
1 September, 2021
Gamification of finance brands’ digital platforms can add value to the user experience and build greater customer engagement, trust and brand loyalty.
Tactics that translate to FUM
27 August, 2021
For asset managers wanting to improve their marketing strategies and convert leads into funds under management, we’ve explained three critical ways to grow long-term client value.
25 August, 2021
With offline word-of-mouth referrals able to increase sales by 500% compared to paid advertising, it’s time finance brands created a strong referral marketing strategy.
19 August, 2021
Robinhood has changed the way the investing landscape looks by democratising the stock market and creating an unbeatable marketing strategy. Here we explain what financial marketers can learn.
They're no small matter
17 August, 2021
Micro moments can be what makes a one-time visitor into a loyal customer. Here we explain how finance brands can harness micro moments for long-term success.
13 August, 2021
With 86% of customers saying authenticity is a key factor in deciding what brands to support, relatability is key in how to position a finance brand.
Make sense of the trends
12 August, 2021
The trends and behaviours on TikTok can at times be baffling. We’ve compiled a TikTok cheat sheet to help financial marketers make sense of it all.
Don’t forget to follow me
6 August, 2021
Far from just a vanity metric, a follower campaign is critical to building a captive audience that finance brands can nurture over time.
Give your customers a voice
3 August, 2021
With 79% of people saying user generated content impacts their purchasing decisions, it’s time finance brands got customers involved in their content marketing strategy.
School’s back in session
2 August, 2021
The financial literacy app, Zogo, and finance brands are teaming up to educate customers on complex finance topics, empowering consumers and building trust in brands.
They're the here and now
28 July, 2021
With 41.3% of customers using a chatbot to make a purchase, chatbots are no longer a futuristic technology but an everyday staple for finance brands.
23 July, 2021
With 86% of investors now consulting a finance brand or executive’s social media channels, it’s never been more important to understand the social media marketing trends for asset managers.
Turn clicks into customers
21 July, 2021
With more than two-thirds of businesses competing on customer experience alone, it’s time finance brands focused on UX design to convert website visitors into customers.
16 July, 2021
With 64% of marketing execs ‘strongly agreeing’ data-driven marketing is crucial, we’ve looked at the stats to bring you seven ways to help your finance marketing succeed.
13 July, 2021
With 87% of financial marketers believing their data is their most under-utilised asset, it’s time to consider how finance brands can maximise their original research.
9 July, 2021
You can’t expect customers to convert after one piece of content. This is where always-on content proves its worth.
6 July, 2021
With 63% of Google searches being performed on a mobile device, ensuring your finance brand’s website is optimised to be mobile-friendly shouldn't be a maybe but a must.
1 July, 2021
Instagram Reels are winning the fight against declining organic traffic and helping finance brands get discovered by a broader audience on Instagram.
29 June, 2021
While many finance brands view blogs as a time-intensive nice-to-have, there’s so much more to blogging than simply telling a good story.
25 June, 2021
With 77% of consumers motivated to buy from a company that has ESG commitments, it pays to start marketing your sustainability and social responsibility efforts.
23 June, 2021
Google My Business doesn’t only benefit small finance brands or banks with individual branches - it offers SEO benefits to everyone.
The one with blockbuster content
9 June, 2021
This is the one where we look at what finance brands can learn about blockbuster content from Friends: The Reunion.
Lay out the welcome mat
4 June, 2021
Keeping up with Google is a never-ending task. Here’s how to get ready for June’s Page Experience update.
Content that rocks like Jagger
2 June, 2021
For a content program to reach rock star status a la Bowie or Jagger it needs to nail six essential elements.
28 May, 2021
Competitions create a sense of urgency, motivating larger volumes of potential customers to connect at a faster pace.
Become a household name
25 May, 2021
We investigate how two financial investing apps used podcast advertising to gain a cult following with millennial women hungry for financial education.
Dissecting the key features
18 May, 2021
The Google search results page can be confusing to navigate and even tougher to rank on. We dissect the anatomy of SERPs to help you rank.
13 May, 2021
From the content that performs best to the LinkedIn marketing products that are most relevant to finance brands, we help financial marketers learn the ropes of LinkedIn marketing.
11 May, 2021
We explain what Google Knowledge Panels are and how finance brands can commandeer this valuable real estate.
23 April, 2021
A regular newsletter can be an extremely powerful tool, provided it’s not just a tick box exercise and is providing value for your customers and brand too.
21 April, 2021
With customers looking to their peers as the most trusted source of information, influencer marketing is more relevant than ever for finance brands.
13 April, 2021
New anti-hawking legislation will come into effect in October but content not cold-calling is the best way to engage customers regardless.
6 April, 2021
With so many SEO factors to consider, are Google E-A-T guidelines still relevant to financial marketers?
1 April, 2021
In a post-COVID-19 world, we explain why a social media strategy is no longer a consideration but a critical resource for finance brands.
30 March, 2021
Rather than fudging it and falling short, to create finance content your audience wants you first need the insights from a content and search audit.
Attention span of a goldfish
25 March, 2021
To appeal to the tiny attention spans of customers today, finance brands need to keep it succinct with short-form documentaries.
24 March, 2021
After years of research on the subject, we’ve got the millennial mindset and what they want from finance brands cracked.
19 March, 2021
Whether a sharp drop or a gradual decline, don't panic, here’s what to do if your organic search traffic takes a hit.
Design that leaps off the page
16 March, 2021
The Dubs senior digital designer Tom Bradshaw tells how borrowing editorial design tactics can deliver print-quality digital design.
11 March, 2021
Partner and composer at Klang Studios, Ryan Grogan stresses why finance brands can’t just hit any old note in a brand video.
10 March, 2021
Co-founder and The Dubs creative director, Justin Buckwell shares how The X Factor and architecture influenced the way we approach financial content marketing.
4 March, 2021
For finance brands, YouTube growth comes down to emulating the powerful but underappreciated traits and tactics of YouTubers.
2 March, 2021
The Dubs senior digital designer, Tom Bradshaw gives a designer's point of view on how to design an infographic with impact.
25 February, 2021
It's the 2nd largest search engine in the world, but is optimising for Bing worth a finance brand's time, and what does it take?
An occasion for content
23 February, 2021
Given its significance to millions globally, Chinese New Year is a celebration of prosperity not to be missed. Here’s how finance brands marked the lunar occasion.
But there's light in LinkedIn
18 February, 2021
Facebook may have pulled the plug on news in Australia, but for financial marketers, LinkedIn represents a more trusted and credible channel for distribution.
Sunny Singh, head of digital marketing, humm group
18 February, 2021
Marketing in the eye of the storm
11 February, 2021
In these uncertain times, marketing isn’t something to fall by the wayside but rather a way to help finance brands and their customers successfully navigate the storm.
Will Google stay or go?
10 February, 2021
Given Google and search are synonymous, we look at the impact if Google followed through on its threat to no longer make Google Search available in Australia.
800 million users worldwide
4 February, 2021
What started as a platform for lip sync videos and dance routines has now amassed 800 million active users worldwide and the rise of TikTok fin-fluencers.
2 February, 2021
Brand partnerships are a great way for finance brands to expand their reach or unite for a common cause, and these brands have taken co-creating to a whole new level.
21 January, 2021
2020 was a big year for SEO updates, and with 2021 set to be even busier we help finance brands set their SEO strategy and prepare for change.
Get ahead of the trends
19 January, 2021
The Dubs senior digital designer, Tom Bradshaw shares the design trends that will ensure your content is far from stock-standard.
14 January, 2021
Tried and tested, The Dubs media Director, Andrew Frith tells why ABM is his proven pick for B2B lead generation and how it works.
12 January, 2021
You may struggle to commit to personal new year’s resolutions but they’re a valuable way for finance brands to set themselves up for finance content marketing success in 2021.
22 December, 2020
We look back at the most popular articles of 2020 and the burning questions on the minds of financial marketers this year.
5 years, 500 articles, 55,000 finance marketers
17 December, 2020
5 years on the Financial Marketer has helped more than 55,000 finance marketers navigate the changing landscape of modern finance marketing.
16 December, 2020
We look to the battlefields of competing BNPL brands to study the tactics winning them millions of millennial customers.
10 December, 2020
With countless finance brands yet to subscribe to the reach YouTube offers, take inspiration from finance brands already killing it on the channel.
Don’t get lost in the inbox
8 December, 2020
We address the key elements of effective email marketing so your finance brand's content doesn't get lost in the inbox abyss.
3 December, 2020
The only metric that truly matters, finance brands need to focus on earning customer trust above anything else.
1 December, 2020
While the value of video content is undisputed at this point, choosing the right video platform for your finance brand is far less clear cut.
26 November, 2020
Reaching high net worths requires a sophisticated strategy. Our latest Financial marketer’s guide details how it can be done.
24 November, 2020
We draw up a shopping list of Instagram products that finance brands can pick and mix from when building a campaign.
20 November, 2020
Off the back of one of the most controversial elections in global history, our US-based industry contributor weighs up the stakes for finance brands wanting to talk politics.
17 November, 2020
With the right strategic approach, a finance content hub can help your brand own the conversation and give your voice a home.