#20 Links (11-17 October 2010) – Social Media News in Banking, Finance, Insurance

Please find below 20 blog posts and articles you may have missed last couple of weeks.

4 financial services companies that don’t suck with social media (by Ian Greenleigh)
Corporate banks want more – welcome to transaction banking: Version 2.0 (by John Beck)
Playing Offense and Defense in Social Media (by Nicole Sturgill)
Top 10 Most Followed Financial Institutions on Twitter in October 2010(on Visible Banking)
Don’t Ignore My Tweets (by Ron Shevlin)
Top 10 Most Liked Financial Institutions on Facebook in October 2010 (on Visible Banking)
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PlanBig just got bigger – again! (on the Plan Big Blog)
Standard Chartered is Hiring the World’s Coolest (on Visible Banking)
Tech vision: Wells Fargo’s Steve Ellis (by John Beck)

Facebook for Finance (by Len Costa on Institutional Investor)
How Finance & Investment Firms Can Use Social Media (by Robert Holland)

Insurance Industry Looking To Engage Customers Via Social Media (by Chad Hemenway)

Finovate Alumnis Weekly Updates (on the Finovate blog)

Facebook Is Worth $2.52, Twitter Only 43 Cents: Study (on Fast Company)
Innovative or a joke? Company uses multiple Twitter accounts as its website. (by Brad McCarty)
Conan O’Brien: King of Social Media (by Austin Carr)
Social media a waste of time? Not to gen Y (by Mitch Joel)
Facebook Groups: Privacy Blunder or Twitter Replacement (by Matthew Ingram)
CMO Erin Nelson on Her Decision To Leave Dell (by Melanie Wells)
Social Media Now More Popular Than E-mail on Mobile Devices (on Mashable)

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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