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Visible Banking News #15

On regular basis (ideally weekly), I will post a list of key news on web 2.0 & Banking.
As usual, please do not hesitate to get back to me with you comments!

NEWS – 23 July to 29 July 2007

ADS
Bank of America Advertising NSF/Overdraft Protection at TechCrunch – 28 July 07
LifeLock Buys Full Page in Wall Street Journal – 26 July 07
Citibank Goes Mobile in National Print Advertising – 23 July 07

AWARDS
IMRG launches go green, go online campaign – 27 July 07

BLOGGING
14 Must-Have Online Banking Features – 11 June 07

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
Genderation gaps | the enjoyability factor – 23 July 07
Customer inertia is not a retention strategy – 23 July 07
Why online banking has stalled: Annoying, confusing, frustrating Web design – 11 July 07

EVENTS
The BarCampBank Takeaways – 25 July 07

FRAUD
The Argument for Biometrics – 24 July 07
The Growing Problem of Online Fraud – 26 June 07

INTERNATIONAL
Internet banking: carrots for Aussies, stick for Kiwis – 16 July 07

LAUNCHES
Doral to launch Internet bank – 27 July 07
Capital One Signs Yahoo Sponsorship Deal – 27 July 07
AOL Relaunches Its Personal Finance Site – 26 July 07
Wesabe, Billeo Add Image Capture: Is it the Next Must-Have Online Banking Feature? – 25 July 07

MARKETING
Key Bank Gives Away iPod nanos for Free Checking Accounts – 24 July 07

MOBILE BANKING
Banking on your phone to do much more than make calls? Now it can – 29 June 07
Wells Fargo Pushes Mobile Banking on Logout Page – 25 July 07
Mobile banking in America creates a big debate – 25 July 07
Wells Fargo launches mobile banking service – 24 July 07

NEWS
A&L’s H1 boosted by Web banking and Internet sales – 27 July 07
Moneysupermarket slides in market debut – 26 July 07

PERSONAL FINANCE
Wesabe makes the web into a banking platform – 27 July 07
Wesabe release simple tool that works for any Bank or CU – 25 July 07
One more thing…. Browser Snapshot and file attachments – 25 July 07
The Wesabe Firefox Uploader – 25 July 07

REPORTS
Analyst: online banking could save 17m trees each year – 25 July 07
Deutsche Bank Research on the state of p2p lending services – 24 July 07
“Understanding the Decline and Demise of the Banking Industry” – 23 July 07

SECOND LIFE
If You Advertise in Second Life, Does Anyone Care? – 25 July 07

SOCIAL LENDING
Prosper secondary market – 27 July 07
Third mystery Prosper competitor project emerges – 26 July 07
Globefunder raises 1.5 Mio. in VC – 25 July 07
Prosper referral program – 24 July 07
How does Prosper make money? – 23 July 07
Prosper referral deadline nears – 23 July 07

SOCIAL NETWORKING
The big ban on employees accessing Facebook – 28 July 07
Join2Grow – Phase 2 – 24 July 07
Beyond social networks | whats the near term destination? – 24 July 07
Online networking taken over from ‘real life’ – 22 July 07

VENDORS
Bank of the West Selects RSA for Strengthened Online Consumer Protection – 25 July 07

WEB 2.0
Why Banks Aren’t Capitalizing On Web 2.0 – 26 July 07
Not All Banks Reaping Web 2.0’s Potential – 11 July 07

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Based in London, Christophe is an entertaining social media keynote speaker and a trusted advisor to the global financial services industry on the topics of social media, social business and digital innovation. Christophe has contributed to over 140 events in 18 countries. Currently, Christophe is 'Social Media Senior Managing Consultant' at IBM Interactive Experience. He's also a Digital Advisor at the Financial Services Forum and the Moller Centre (part of the Churchill College in Cambridge). Christophe's views on VisibleBanking.com are his own, not necessarily his employer's.

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