Financial institutions face several unique website design challenges, such as massive content organization, third-party software integrations with the website, and the strictest security demands. If you're thinking of a new website engagement for your bank or credit union, the best way to begin planning and budgeting is to do a thorough audit and analysis of your website.
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When you think of your financial institution's website, you probably think about checking your account balance, finding a branch near you, or maybe looking into a loan. You're looking for information about your finances. You most likely don't think about their blog. Do banks even HAVE blogs?
As more and more financial institutions shift their advertising spending toward digital, the question often surfaces: "what are people searching for?"
If you are one of the more progressive financial institutions (and I would call that smart) you are likely planning to invest heavily into AdWords, Facebook advertising and other social ad platforms or perhaps you are already doing so.
If you line up 10 bank or credit union marketing managers in a row and ask them all what makes their bank different, what do you think the answer will be?
If you said "service" then you win a cookie. Every financial institution in the world says that it's the "customer service" and "the people" that make them different.
So if all financial institutions say the same thing, how are they actually different?