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Mobile social money, the final frontier?

In the final part of discussions of social networks, media, banking and money, I thought I would turn attention to the use of mobile devices as access media to these networks. Mobile usage in banking has grown to a crescendo in the past year, after bubbling away nicely since the turn of this century. This…

What Yogi Berra would have said about social networks

FredericBaud commented on my blog about Social Money yesterday, that we should have a competition to see who could write the best comment in social networks in the spirit of Yogi Berra. For those unfamiliar with the great Yogi, he was not the one who had a sidekick called Boo Boo.   He was rather better…

Do bank branded feedback forums work?

Marc O comments on the blog about social networking that James Gardner posted, which inspired my posts for this week: “I think it is interesting that some banks are including content like ratings and reviews and user submitted testimonials on their sites with content specifically submitted by users – for other users. https://www.bankofamerica.com/reviews/ Has anyone…

Do bank branded feedback forums work?

Marc O comments on the blog about social networking that James Gardner posted, which inspired my posts for this week: “I think it is interesting that some banks are including content like ratings and reviews and user submitted testimonials on their sites with content specifically submitted by users – for other users. https://www.bankofamerica.com/reviews/ Has anyone…

Social money – what’s all that about then?

In this penultimate part of looking at how the internet world is creating new models of banking and finance, we’ll look at social money, currency, cash or whatever you’d like to call it. Before I do however, I forgot to mention one of my favourite examples of social finance yesterday BillMonk, which keeps track of…

Social finance is right here, right now

The last two days covered social media and social networks, and their relevance to banks. The conclusion is that banks cannot ignore these developments, and need to use these communication capabilities to engage their audience in a conversation that advises, supports and educates potential customers in their financial capabilities. This advice, support and education can…

Social finance is right here, right now

The last two days covered social media and social networks, and their relevance to banks. The conclusion is that banks cannot ignore these developments, and need to use these communication capabilities to engage their audience in a conversation that advises, supports and educates potential customers in their financial capabilities. This advice, support and education can…

A new FSClub for Central & Eastern Europe

I am really pleased to announce the launch of the Financial Services Club Central & Eastern Europe (FSCCEE), with our first meeting planned for 14th January 2009 at the British Embassy, Jaurèsgasse 12 – 1030, Vienna, Austria. The Financial Services Club was established in April 2004 as a unique service designed for Senior Executives and…

Social networks don’t need banks, they need friends

Yesterday, I outlined the reasons why social media is of such importance to banks and banks’ futures.  In keeping with the themes of this week, today it’s the turn of social networks. Social networks have been on the rise for a while and I define them as places where people gather digitally to share a…

Social networks don’t need banks, they need friends

Yesterday, I outlined the reasons why social media is of such importance to banks and banks’ futures.  In keeping with the themes of this week, today it’s the turn of social networks. Social networks have been on the rise for a while and I define them as places where people gather digitally to share a…

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