Interview Standard Life – Social Media Mindest, Strategic Framework, Metrics and KPIs

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).

It is my first video interview with Standard Life, and what a pleasure to record it with Kevin O’Shaughnessy – Group Digital Marketing Director. Not only Kevin did an excellent job as the chairman of the event, he kicked off the second day in style with a passionate and insightful presentation on social media insisting on three key elements of the mix: mindset, strategic framework, metrics and KPIs.

I invite you to watch some of my 100+ interviews with financial services Executives passionate about social media, all over the world.

Interview with Kevin O’Shaughnessy, Group Digital Marketing Director
Please find below my interview with Kevin.

– The social media story at Standard Chartered – Initial focus on education & ‘socializing’ (00:58)
– Strategy framework: business problem?… (01:54)
– The big challenges: LT engagement, building relationships with emerging affluents, IFAs… (03:16)
– Engaging on existing online communities and forums? (05:01)
– Standard Life’s strategy: “start slow, expand out” (06:00)
– Reaching out to the IFAs, who are bound together by their advisors (06:19)
– People looking for IFAs are using online communities more and more (06:54)
– Community: size vs engagement (07:45)
– Metrics and KPIs (08:32)
– Wouldn’t it be nice to emulate Gatorade’s Mission Control in insurance?! (09:16)

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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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