13th July 2009 – Visible Banking Social Media News #23: Back from Vacation, First Mariner Bank Turns Detractors into Advocates on Twitter, 45 Working Days to Sibos 2009, Footage of Seinfeld Commercials on YouTube

I am back from my 2-week vacation, energized & tanned. Getting ready to send twitter updates & blog on again!

Please find below my daily selection of tweets and posts on social media in banking and financial services from the twitterati and the bloggers I am following.

I invite you to check the other tweets which didn’t make my post today.
I flagged them as favorites on @Visible_Banking.

Via Twitter
rogcom @Visible_Banking Welcome back…we’ve missed you!

RobertLommers @Visible_Banking did you see the new and improved rabolog

allianz_de RT @az_knowledge und @allianz_kai – We’re on Youtube: und

Sibos Welcome to Monday. Only 45 working days until #Sibos 2009 opens its doors! We’ve now confirmed more than 110 speakers. Great line-up.

amayfield RT @drewb Morgan Stanley ‘note’ on digital natives’ media habits by 15 yr old intern causes stir (via @ft)

banktastic New Post: Announcement: Red McCombs of Clear Channel Invests in SmartyPig: Fantastic news this morni..

GuyKawasaki My video on how to use social media as a sales and marketing tool:

bankingreview Greater Building Society launches YouTube channel including “making of” footage of Seinfeld commercials

mashable A Sunday Twitter guide: “5 Ways to Get Your Questions Answered on Twitter” –

gerdschenkel @aden_76 trying to “control” Twitter posts is like trying to control every telephone conversation with a customer.

Via Blogs
* Individublog (Australia) – Visible Banking wishes us a happy anniversary
* Technosailor (US) – First Mariner Bank: A New Shining Star in Social Media PR
* CurrencyMarketing
 (Canada) – Wrong your members and they’ll tell two million friends!
* Web Strategist (US) – Get Ready As Corporate Sites and Social Networks Start To Connect
* The Wells Fargo Wachovia Blog (US) – Updated Merger FAQs (With a Little Help from Our Readers)

What do you think?

Written by Christophe Langlois

Based in London for almost a decade, Christophe is an entertaining fintech marketing keynote speaker and a trusted advisor to the global financial services industry on the topics of digital marketing, innovation and B2B social media.

Christophe has contributed to over 140 events in 18 countries.

Currently, Christophe is advising a number of fintech startups on marketing and growth hacking and he is the Chief Marketing Officer of The Fintech Power 50, an exclusive annual programme helping fintech scale-ups to accelerate their growth globally.

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