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Why CU Marketers should quit their jobs in 2018

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:25am

Quick, what would you say you do? If one of the first few words out of your mouth is “marketing”, you likely need to quit your job in 2018 — and immediately start your new career as “VP of Member Experience”. Or maybe even “Chief Experience Officer” (CXO). The title...

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Career lessons from the watermelon farm

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 1:45pm

I had a strange career before getting mixed up with credit unions, including a few years working at a mental hospital and 12 years in a busy rock band. But the one thing that makes people stop and ask questions is my time as a watermelon farmer in southern Indiana....

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How to buy a credit union website (part 2): Choosing the right CMS

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 2:18pm

In our last post, “How to buy a credit union website“, we discussed how to  start figuring out what you need in a website, and we provided a simple wish list you can download. In this installment, we’ll delve deeper into how to choose the right CMS (Content Management System) underneath...

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How to buy a credit union website

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 1:11pm

If your current website is more than two or three years old, it’s already time to start planning its replacement. Technology moves fast, and time on the internet moves even faster. Plus, your members, your brand, and your credit union continue to grow and evolve. What you need your site...

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Are your potential members afraid of financial commitment?

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:26am

If your membership growth numbers are a little tepid, maybe you can spice things up by reducing the fears that go along with financial commitment. We marketers tend to focus on the positives, but it’s well worth thinking about the negatives that might be creating barriers. What are people afraid...

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What to do when a lawyer is about to pop up and go “BOO!”

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 4:07pm

ADA lawsuits on website accessibility have become a big, scary topic lately in the credit union world. We’ve fielded so many calls and questions from credit unions that we’ve ended up writing multiple blog posts and giving free webinars on the topic. But with the right mindset, improving accessibility is actually...

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Before trying “latest and greatest” in marketing tech…

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 1:59pm

Credit union marketers are being bombarded with so many options for the “latest and greatest” in marketing tech (marketing automation, AI, personalization, big data, chatbots, biometrics and more), that it’s hard to keep up. But we certainly pay attention. After all, the “next big thing” is always fascinating, isn’t it? Especially when...

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Web Accessibility: Fixing Contrast Conundrums

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 8:40am

One of the more common website accessibility/ADA issues we see is contrast — when there’s not enough contrast between type and the background color, people with certain visual problems might have trouble reading the text. Fixing the problem is pretty straightforward from a technical standpoint, but it can lead to...

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