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A Guide To Member Experience

A Guide To Member Experience

A 2018 a global survey by Forrester Consulting identified “customer retention/loyalty” and “customer experience” as the top two business priorities for global companies across eight industries. “Grow revenue” came in at No. 3. Of the industries surveyed by Forrester, financial services firms ranked highest in customer experience maturity. Retail banks and credit unions were among the first to jump on the customer experience bandwagon, and the pieces in this Callahan Collection showcase the different ways credit unions are tackling the topic.

 
Tips To Improve Checking Account Design

Tips To Improve Checking Account Design

When members have different wants, needs, and expectations of their financial services products, credit unions respond with products featuring a greater degree of customization and utility. This is the case with checking accounts, and this Callahan Collection provides case studies of credit unions that have experimented with checking account design.

 
New To The Neighborhood

New To The Neighborhood

From a hub-and-spoke approach to a split leadership structure, credit unions have a variety of methods for expanding into new markets. This Callahan Collection showcases strategies credit unions have taken to broaden their geographical reach and serve a greater population of potential members.

 
Evolving Uses For Social Media

Evolving Uses For Social Media

Facebook had an average 829 million online and 654 mobile daily active users in June 2014. Twitter boasts 271 million monthly active users, 78% of which are on mobile. Social media is a juggernaut, and the potential to reach young adults here is a marketer’s dream. Despite the difficulty in calculating return on investment, the marketing dollars spent on social media continue to grow. In 2012, companies spent $3.4 billion on social media advertising; that could climb to $8 billion in 2015. You must be prepared for this brave new world. That’s why this Callahan Collection offers best practices on how to turn online and social media channels into a marketing tool.

 
The Millennials Are Coming

The Millennials Are Coming

Millennials will have more spending power than any other generation by 2017, according to TIME. That buying power means credit unions must design or adopt products and services that satisfy the tastes of a generation markedly dif- ferent than the one that preceded it. Many credit unions have already started offering technological and operational options that satisfy millennial expectations; that’s why this Callahan Collection highlights the strides being made in lending, investments, advisory boards, and much more. 2017 isn’t that far away.

Prepare your institution. The millennials are coming.

 
Member Onboarding Perfected

Member Onboarding Perfected

New member onboarding goes a long way in building lifelong members. When credit unions fail to take full advantage of these initial stages they miss out on the opportunity to develop the depth of relationship they would like. For those institutions that want to make the most of the honeymoon phase, this Callahan Collection showcases several strategies to welcome members and build fruitful relationships.