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Interview GE Money Bank – Social Media Strategy, Facebook to Reach out to Parents through their Kids

This is one of the six videos I shot on the second day of the irn event, ‘Social & Digital Media for Financial Services’ (London, 7-8 June 2011).

If it is my first video interview with GE Money Bank Norway, with Sven-Erik Gjertsen – Online Marketing Manager, it is my 6th interview with a scandinavian financial institution. I invite you to watch my interviews withThomas Heilskov – Manager Group Online Communication at Danske Bank (x2), Thomas Kragh – SVP Digital Channels at NyKredit (x2) and Hakan Aldrin – MD at theBenche.com by SEB.

Unfortunately I’d missed Sven-Erik’s presentation on the first day. I was invited to deliver the keynote speech on the same day at ‘Next Level in Social Media for financial services‘ (Amsterdam 7-8 June 2011).

Interview with Sven-Erik Gjertsen, Online Marketing Manager
Please find below my interview with Sven-Erik.

– Challenges for GE Money Bank in Norway
– 50% of the Norwegians are on facebook (01:32)
– Decision to experiment on facebook: viral vs sales (02:51)
– Campaign open to everyone, targeting the 45-years old + (03:10)
– What about targeting teenargers, very active on facebook, to reach out to their parents? (05:19)
– How to reach out to kids from 3,000 schools (05:48)
– KPIs and goals (08:47)
– The influence of ‘the pink bloggers’ (09:24)
– Results of the initiative: key stats and impact on brand perception and awareness (10:17)
– Key learning & next steps (12:25)

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