We all know that aligning sales and marketing is crucial for business success. But in today’s customer-centric landscape, optimising collaboration requires continuous reassessment. Even for seasoned executives, there are always opportunities to refine strategies. In this post, we’ll look at emerging ways of improving sales and marketing alignment, and offer
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News, opinions, research. Regular insight into latest trends in marketing for financial and B2B services.
We’ve all seen the stats – women control a massive amount of wealth globally. Yet somehow, financial services has been remarkably slow to respond. This massive market segment has been underserved and underestimated for far too long. The time has come for real change. The growth in female wealth and
We get it. As financial services marketers, we worship the data gods. Bounce rates, clickthroughs, conversions – the numbers don’t lie. We’ve been told to always follow the data. Test. Optimise. Repeat. But that data probably isn’t telling us the full story, right? Relying solely on analytics ignores the ‘why’
Imagine having a pain in your hip so bad it gets to the point where you can’t ignore it any longer – if you don’t do something now, it’ll cause you a lifetime of discomfort and ongoing issues. So, you decide to get that replacement surgery, and suddenly you have
The agony of brand ambiguity can impact many areas of business performance, including slow decision-making, team apathy, poor communication and transactional customer relationships – and even leave the marketing department hamstrung from influencing the business. If you think your business could be suffering from brand ambiguity, our Brand Foundations Health Check can
As financial services marketers, not a week goes by where Consumer Duty doesn’t come up in conversations with our clients – and we’ll continue to support clients with their brand purpose and comms in connection to it. But, as we reflected on the recent consumer duty deadline, we wanted to consider
In today’s world, the push for gender equality is gaining serious momentum (and it’s about time!), and the finance industry is no exception. Empowering women in finance isn’t just about being fair – it presents a real opportunity for positive change and commercial value. Now more than ever, we believe
Consumer duty regulation isn’t as black and white as previous regulations like MiFID 2 and RDR. It’s a set of guiding principles that firms should follow to ensure good customer outcomes. But, this also makes it trickier in many ways. Research shows many firms are still working out the scope
Isn’t it ironic that a principle aimed at simplifying communication and removing unnecessary jargon to lead to better outcomes is yet to fit into less than a 121-page one-size-fits-all document?! We believe it’s worth trying to bring this new act down to a more human level (which is actually the
Some super simple content development principles. 1. Establish trust Arguably, Financial Services rely on trust more than other industries. And yet according to a survey by PWC, only 32% of respondents stated they have in their retail bank, with 27% trusting insurance providers: One of the best ways to build
As a specialist financial services marketing agency, we’ve delivered more online calculators than we can count on our collective fingers and toes (it’s become something of a niche of ours)! Whether you’re a provider, an adviser or FinTech, and your audience is B2B decision makers, intermediaries or consumers, we have
It’s time to get into the nitty-gritty and discuss the best way to brief your marketing agency to help achieve the best results! Is a written brief always necessary? Nearly all of the time we’d recommend it. We aim to make working with our clients as simple as possible and
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