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

In March 2009, I started tracking the financial institutions (FIs) on twitter(only 54 accounts back then!). It will always be a work in progress, soplease don’t hesitate to get back to me to flag any missing initiatives.

My Visible Banking Social Media Watch Series (twitterfacebookblog,youtube) gives me access to some great, and unique, insights. On regular basis, I share some of those key stats and insights with you, my blog readers, my twitter followers, and my facebook fans, and provide some second-to-none recommendations to my clients.

VisibleBankingTwitterWatch-August2010In August, I talked you through the top 10 most followed financial insititutions on twitter.

I invite you to watch my video which is still very relevant.

Visible Banking Twitter Watch Series now tracking 1,333 accounts in 68 countries: 1. 669 from banks, 2. 338 from credit unions, 3. 217 from insurance firms, 4. 69 from financial services and investment firms, 40 from credit card companies.

I invite you to check the insights included in the slide below (data collected on 01/10/2010).

* Top 10 most followed accounts: @AmericanExpress (American Express),@Banesco (Banesco), @KBank_Live (Kasikornbank PCL), @scb_thailand(SCB), @INGDIRECT (ING Direct), @santander_br (Banco Santander),@OPENForum (American Express), @usaa_news (USAA), @SCBEasy(SCB), @BofA_help (Bank of America).
* Top 10 largest monthly growth: @Banesco (Banesco), @KBank_Live(Kasikornbank PCL), @scb_thailand (SCB), @AmericanExpress (American Express), @bcociudad (Banco Ciudad), @SCBEasy (SCB), @banxico(Banco de México), @DeutscheBank (Deutsche Bank), @BBVAProvincial(BBVA), @Davis Cup (BNP Paribas).

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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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