Social Banks

Founded by Elizabeth Lumley
Group founded 20 May 2010
Posts 55
Members 27
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Social Banks is a group that aims to discuss trends and debate as the financial services take their first steps into social media. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn etc..debate all here.

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Elizabeth Lumley

Twitter tips from Liz. Just in time for Sibos.

I took part in a webcast a couple of weeks ago looking at how to best use social media channels at large events, such as Sibos (coming up next month, folks!) Cognito Analytics, which sponsored the web...

02 Aug 2011
Elizabeth Lumley

The 10 Commandments of Social Media

Finextra has written before about social media guidlines issued by US regulatory body, Finra - and all its scary Tweet-retention rules. Allen Schoenberg of the CME (@allanschoenberg) re-Tweeted an in...

28 Jul 2011
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American author and poet Maya Angelou famously said, "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.&quo...

20 Jun 2011
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Empire Avenue - an overview for financial services brands

There has been a lot of buzz about Empire Avenue recently, so I thought I’d do a quick review for those of you that are curious about what it offers. EA is a social game that lets you buy and sell vir...

13 May 2011
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To be or not to be social

Love it, hate it, but you simply can’t ignore it. In recent years, few things have attracted more attention than the social networking phenomenon. With Facebook’s population adding up to the third lar...

10 May 2011
Elizabeth Lumley

Social Media Days - London - Will we see you there?

I just got off the phone with Mark Jones, the financial communities editor for Reuters, about being our keynote speaker at Social Media Days - London. (He's sending me some bullet points for the keyno...

10 Mar 2011
Elizabeth Lumley

Social Media and ROI? - Yep, we've got a story

First Direct invited me to moderate a roundtable looking at social media in financial services in conjunction with Social Media Week (last week). (I had planned to do a blog on this sooner - but desp...

18 Feb 2011
Elizabeth Lumley

A shout out to all the FinTech goddesses out there

Someone batted around a sad, but not that surprising, statistic about our Finextra Community demographics yesterday. It's seems that a whopping 16% of our readership are women. Way-Hey! OK, so we cov...

15 Feb 2011