Social Media in Banking – Key News via Twitter: 8-14 February 2010

In case you missed them, I listed and categorized some of my favourite tweets from last week (8-14 Feb) including my tweets and the ones I RTed.

I invite you to read my recent wrap up of the recent Financial Services Forum event on Social Media: The Social Media rEvolution @ The Financial Services Forum (London, January 2010), and my Visible Banking Twitter Watch #17. And please make sure your social media initiatives are included in my social media directory.

* @howdous Hi from London! Curious 2 find out how many tweets U received in response 2 ur ? on Y! about credit card? #recommendations
-> @Visible_Banking all diff responses from bofa to chase to citi to hsbc. but it doesn’t sound like any are better then bofa (RT @spittywill) 2 follow convos at @SuperStarSaver, @CEO_INGDIRECT, #INGMandT, #OrangeYVR I’d try but I don’t want 2 use my pwd there
-> @Visible_Banking @Schwarts No problem – you can still use it without logging in, from the comfort of your own account. Hope you like it! (RT @SuperStarSaver)
* @CreditAgricole_  Bonne initiative aux entrepreneurs Cpdt ne manquerait-il pas d’interactivite & #socialmedia?
-> @Visible_Banking c’est pour la V2 😉 (RT @CreditAgricole_)

* @FINRA_News #socialmedia guidelines -> Employee Had 2 Delete LinkedIn Pro ¦ @newcommbiz & @arstechnica

* @ryanshell  did a gr8 job launching @Truliant’s facebook page (4,250 fans in 2w) More #creditunion

* Good ex of #socialmedia crosspromotion: Text banking (93557) now avail 2 all custs. More on YouTube via @Ask_WellsFargo
* The #Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario twitter @IBAOntario & blog ¦ @BrokerCEO I’d B pleased 2 interview U on VB
* Marion CCU launches To register: PRINT a form & DROP IT @ a branch… What do U expect from @50prizes50days? #creditunion
* BNP Paribas launches @bnpp_recrut 2 focus on HR & Recruitment. They R alrdy following many French “grandes ecoles”&unis (via @CareersSocgen)

* Ready? Question: What is your favorite thing about our Savers & Sense account for kids? Remember, reply @PEFCU with your answer. Good luck! (RT @PEFCU)
* Thx D! RT @denisvacher: @visible_banking original twitter contest: Zoompass is Zooming money away 4 Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day
* $100 will buy you dinner – love @RBFCU & you’re a winner! #RBFCULove – write your own & you could win $100 – rules: (RT @nst426)
* Good activity @ #RBFCULove ¦ Kudos 2 @rbfcu 4 finding a fun way 2 increase share of voice, follower base & drive advocacy
* Win up 2 1,000$ by sharing ur tips 4 dating w/o breaking the bank this Valentine on @UBank’s #facebook page

* Check @dngusev’s post on HomeMoney (@homemoneynews) a ukrainian PFM service w/ iPhone app  #banking #Russia #budget #cis

* Reading @BrettKing’s post on brand reputation & #socialmedia in #banking  ¦ I met Brett in Malaysia @
* @SaxoBank  will stop sponsoring #cycling aftr 2010. 4now check facebook blog youtube

* Off to catch up w/ @FinRoad’s CEO at the EDHEC Alternative #Investment Days 2010 event in London #finance

Key news: 1-7 Feb ¦ 8-14 Feb ¦ 15-21 Feb ¦ 22-28 Feb

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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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