#21 Links (7-14 Nov 2010) – Social Media News in Banking, Finance, Insurance

I invite you to check my previous article which listed 36 posts on social media in banking, financial services and insurance, published between 18 Oct – 07 Nov..

Please find below 21 blog posts and articles from last week you shouldn’t miss.

Debate Swirls Around Banks’ Social Media Efforts (by Penny Crosman, BankTech)
How can banks make the most of social media? (by Graham Charlton, econsultancy)
Are Aussie Banks “Getting” social? (by Stephen Colman)
Remember, don’t be boring (by Rob Findlay, The Bank Channel)
If you think social media is about ROI, you will be disappointed (by Brett King, Banking 4 Tomorrow)
Where banks and socials can agree (by Chris Skinner, The Finanser)
Why banks and socials agree to disagree (by Chris Skinner, The Finanser)
Top 10 Most Followed Financial Institutions on Twitter in November 2010(on Visible Banking)
How well can the Egg Card twitter contest perform? (on Visible Banking)

Bank of America Makes Facebook Frenemies (on MyBankTracker)
After “Get Rich with a Click” on facebook, Standard Chartered UAE Launches another contest to drive adoption of online banking (on Visible Banking)
Together we are building a stronger Citi for you. (by Frank Eliason, Citi News)
Wrap Up – 5th Visible Banking Social Media & Finance Workshop – Singapore (on Visible Banking)
Online Reputation
Bank of America Most Talked About, Wells Fargo Highest Regarded Bank in Social Media (By Penny Crosman, BankTech)

P2P Lending
7 reasons why banks have failed at social media… Miserably! (by Rob Garcia, Lending Club)
Loans minus the moans: Borrowers who want to avoid the discredited banks are finding new lenders worthy of praise (by Richard Dyson, the Daily Mail)

SA’s first direct life investment company FRANK.NET launches (on RivalMoney)

The Co-operators creates social media-based program to engage staff and agents in sustainability (on Insurance Canada)

10 Key Stats from the Optix Solutions Social Media Survey 2010 – UK (on Visible Banking)
Interview of Andy Sernovitz at SMBC in Philadelphia (by Yann Gourvennec, via Visible Banking)

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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Top 10 Most Followed Financial Institutions on Twitter in November 2010 (1,333 Accounts in 68 Countries)

Top 10 Most Liked Financial Institutions on Facebook in November 2010 (628 Pages, Groups, Apps in 67 Countries)