The Visible Banking Page on Facebook: New Fans (171-180) + Contribute to the “People First!” Survey + Social Media News

The Visible Banking Page on Facebook
VB-Homepage-7Mar09I am delighted to announce that The VB pagecounts 281 fans to date. The page has now enough fans to create some solid conversation. Thank you all for spreading the word.

I believe the success of any Social Media initiative is linked with your ability to engage with your community and urge them to contribute.

It is critical to REWARD your members, your fans. Rewarding could mean many things such as producing exclusive content, or giving visibiliy / exposure to your contributors. I intend to do both on the Visible Banking Page.

People First! – The First Global Survey on Social Networking
I invite you to check my recent post, “People First! Contribute to the first ever global survey fully focused on social networking in banking

My goal is to better understand your behaviour and your expectations from a social network provided by a financial institution.
Thanks for spending just a couple of minutes of your precious time to fill the questionnaire, and for spreading the word around you.

Posted items – industry news
There are now 82 posted items. Please find below the latest topics covered:
* Chris Skinner flags the fake twitter accounts in banking and financial services
* An update on Second Life

New Fans

Please find below the names and a short description of my Fans number 171 to 180 (sorted by chronological order):

171. Ben Schreiner, Head of Innovation – Group Manufacturing at the Royal Bank of Scotland (Scotland)

172. Adam Green, Consumer Adoption Manager at ClairMail (US): I invite you to follow Adam on Twitter.

173. Michael Neil, Vice President Online Strategy at Merrill Lynch (US): I met Michael last year in NYC at ‘Online Retail Banking Services 2008‘. Michael was one of the key speakers, I was the chairperson.

174. John Moorhead, Business Development at Infogressive (US)

175. Cameron J. Manesh, Founder and CEO at Ubequity (US): Cameron is a member of the Linkedin Group ‘Bank of America’s Center for Future Banking’.

176. Stephane Kasriel, Sr Director, Consumer Products at PayPal (US)

177. Claus Lehmann, Publisher of and

178. Konstantinos Liakeas, Remote Channels Manager at Millenium Bank(Greece): I invite you to check Konstantinos’ blog.

179. Tommy Perkins, New Vertical Development at Bazaarvoice (US)

180. Ahmed Wahid Labib (?): Ahmed, could you please leave a comment to introduce yourself and confirm your company and job title?

Discussion Board
I invite you to participate to the four discussions available so far:
Promote your favourite blog on Banking 2.0 / Online Finance! (11 posts – 2 NEW)
* How important is it for a bank to be on Facebook? (7 posts)
* Business Networking: Is Facebook threatening up Linkedin? (4 posts)
* What would you like to find on the Visible Banking page? (3 posts)

So far, there is only onereview from Aden.

I would really appreciate if you could write a few words on the VB page too.

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.

Christophe's views on are his own.

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