Visible Banking’s Pick – Social Media in Financial Services News via Twitter 30/11-6/12

Bar Camp Bank Madrid, 30th November 2009

First of all, I invite you to check my post on the excellent 2nd BarCampBank Madrid organized byJesus Perez – CEO at

Great people, great discussions. Congrats Jesus!

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Pick of the Week
You will find below my pick of the week on twitter. For a more comprehensive list of social media in financial services news, please check my favourites on Visible_Banking.

To add more value to the list, I will always make sure to link those news to my previous articles on Visible Banking. You will find a few valuable links at the end of this post: event coverage, video interviews, breaking news.

 Just uploaded #smc2009 presentation slides – use this link Thanks @pietel for the reminder! ¦ about 22 hours ago from web

BankTechNews Mint’s Aaron Patzer and former BofA exec Jeff Carter, two of BTN’s 2009 Innovators, say branch banking is dead. ¦ 6:39 PM Dec 4th from web

BrandRepublic Twitter is not catching on with senior execs ¦ 10:55 AM Dec 4th from web

SC_UAE To win 1000 Dirhams, just click on the Games tab at the top of this page and start playing. If you have the have… ¦8:54 AM Dec 4th from Facebook

IDCInsights Finovate 2009 Demo Videos Available (via @NetBanker) ¦ 8:34 PM Dec 3rd from otweet

doyoukasasa Spreading the word! Kasasa Cash, Saver, Tunes & Giving are now available in Archbold, Ohio! – 🙂 ¦10:40 AM Dec 3rd from API

aden_76 RT @AndrewGrill: Wow American Express are getting into twitter, just noticed the launch of @askamex_uk – UK version of askamex < At last! ¦ 10:34 AM Dec 3rd from TweetDeck

CUTweetTrack Insightful article in today’s NYTimes on the “The Selling of MINT.COM” ¦ 10:10 PM Dec 2nd from web

bankingreview Head of Citibank Sweden Joins peer to peer lender Prosper (via @mgarrity) ¦ 9:10 PM Dec 2nd fromTweetDeck

eMarketer Stat of the day: The % of Inc 500 companies NOT using social media dropped from 43% in ’07 to 9% in ’09 ¦7:26 PM Dec 2nd from TweetDeck

FinancialBrand Best practices for make-your-own-TV-commercial contests in this credit union’s Gen-Y promo ¦ 6:28 PM Dec 2nd from TweetDeck

MasterCardNews MasterCard SpendingPulse Data Highlights Latest View of Today’s Retail Economy – via @NYTimes – ^JI ¦ 3:58 PM Dec 2nd from web

CitigroupJobs Citigroup Jobs esta ahora en Twitter en Español @empleosciti ¦ 3:43 PM Dec 2nd from web

cvanamelsvoort wins Golden Spider Award for Best Financial Services Website @jwdew) ¦ 10:32 AM Dec 2nd from web

HerveKabla RT @gaspedal: RT @JimKukral: Brilliant > RT @sernovitzHow to get word of mouth for a conference, #2 ¦9:49 AM Dec 2nd from Echofon

craighepburn RT @bensaint: RT @tim: At Facebook presser.Latest stats: 350m users globally,23m in UK, average time on site 25mins a day-Fbook gets bigger! ¦ 9:28 AM Dec 2nd from TweetDeck

TheCR RT @LithiumTech: [White Paper] Forrester Report – ROI of Support Communities #scrm #socialmedia #fotf ¦9:15 PM Dec 1st from Seesmic

Ask_WellsFargo @Ask_Wellsfargo will be hosting “Mobile Monday” on 12/7 on Twitter w/ our Mobile prod mgrs – Check-in & bring ur quests & fdbck #WFCmobile ¦ 6:14 PM Dec 1st from CoTweet

charleneli Finishing speech for Online Info Conf in London Wed. Would luv to hear from attendees what’s top of mind#online09 ¦ 6:06 PM Dec 1st from web

Ask_WellsFargo Use Text Banking 2 quickly get acct balance, history, & more w/out signing on. 4info: #WFCtips ¦ 6:05 PM Dec 1st from CoTweet

pauljwyatt New Web Design TV episode on Vimeo, interview with Christophe Langlois, Twitter’s missing link ¦ 5:46 PM Dec 1st from TweetDeck

SmartyPig Great to see lots of folks using the new redemption features. If you have not checked them out, give’em a look. ¦ 5:42 PM Dec 1st from HootSuite

jstorres RT @tweetmeme Social Media and Banking: Yes, Press Releases Are Now Part of Social Media and VERY Viral ¦3:48 PM Dec 1st from TweetMeme

CUTweetTrack RT @Jeff_Stephens Congrats to @wazaroff for making list of top 10 banking innovators! (only CUer mentioned..well done!) ¦ 3:39 PM Dec 1st from web

aden_76 Top 10 innovators in inancial Services according to American Banker mag (via @BankTechNews) ¦ 3:18 PM Dec 1st from TweetDeck

MonGinder I’ll be listening to the CU Chat Up- Credit Unions and Twitter show by @CarlaDay on #BlogTalkRadio – ¦2:59 PM Dec 1st from web

especulacion @javimonsalupe Muchas gracias!!! La verdad realmente contento con el resultado de este segundo @BarCampBankThanks @Visible_Banking #bcbm2 ¦ 9:18 AM Dec 1st from web

loogic BBVA Open Talent una buena oportunidad ¦7:56 AM Dec 1st from twitterfeed

moneyStrands RT @joselcs: learn today that @moneystrands already works in Spain. At Playing with it ¦ 7:53 AM Dec 1st from TweetDeck

UBank congrats! RT @savingaccountAU: Hammer Time! w00t Just won the MC Hammer USB Stick!! @UBank #movember#charity ^JD ¦ 3:24 AM Dec 1st from web

mmpartee @CUWarrior Be very proud for a fantastic first @CUWaterCooler radio show today! Beaucoup tweets & RTs about it! ¦ 7:44 PM Nov 30th from TweetDeck

aaron116 RT @jeffbullas // 14 Ways A CEO Can Benefit From Social Media: A True Story ~ (see @Avericom @TheReali)¦ 7:02 PM Nov 30th from

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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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