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WebStrategies Appears on CUbroadcast to Discuss Digital Advertising Pitfalls

Posted December 7, 2021
1 minute read
WebStrategies recently appeared on credit union talk show CUbroadcast. The show featured CEO Chris Leone and Head of Digital Advertising Emily Niedermaier discussing digital advertising pitfalls that credit unions should avoid.
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Topics Digital advertising, Credit Union Marketing

[Video] How to Diversify Your Credit Union Digital Marketing Budget

Posted November 4, 2021
4 minute read
We've talked about what factors cause credit union marketing budgets to be higher or lower. But once that budget is in place, how should it be allocated?
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Topics Marketing budgets, Digital advertising, Credit Union Marketing

What Credit Unions Need to Know about iOS 14.5 and 15

Posted October 28, 2021
4 minute read
We've been playing the digital marketing game for many years now but Apple's recent iOS updates have changed the rules on us. iOS 14.5 and 15 have introduced privacy changes that make digital advertising and email marketing more challenging than ever before.
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Topics Digital advertising, Email marketing, Credit Union Marketing

Should Auto Loan Campaigns Keep Running Despite the Vehicle Shortage?

Posted August 12, 2021
4 minute read
Auto loan campaigns have been the bread and butter of credit union marketers for as long as we have worked with credit unions. We would be hard-pressed to find a credit union that is not interested in advertising their auto loans and doesn't consider them a high priority. But suddenly, auto loan campaigns aren't effective and it's not the campaign's fault. The current vehicle shortage caused by the semiconductor chip shortage means that there is very limited inventory for those who do want to purchase. Thus, even a perfectly optimized campaign is going to struggle to result in auto loan applications (especially those that result in funded loans). Credit unions have to consider their options in such a tricky time and decide how best to proceed.
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Topics Digital advertising, Credit Union Marketing

[Video] What Apple's Privacy Changes Mean for Credit Union Marketers

Posted July 14, 2021
1 minute read
Marketers are still reeling from Apple's recent privacy change, allowing iOS users to opt out of app tracking. Now prepare for the next privacy change that has major implications for email marketing.
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Topics Digital advertising, Email marketing, Digital Marketing

IOS 14: The Impact on Facebook Advertising

Posted April 26, 2021
4 minute read
If your business actively advertises online, you certainly should be aware of the most recent updates by Apple. In June 2020, Apple announced the rollout of their new IOS 14 iPhone and iPad operating system. The newest update, 14.5, is set to begin rolling out this week and may have a significant impact on your Facebook advertising campaigns. We’ve put together this brief breakdown of the changes ahead, along with some actionable steps that you can take in response. Read on to learn what you can do to limit the impact of Apple’s new IOS 14 update on your advertising campaigns.
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Topics Digital advertising

The Best Advertising Strategy For Credit Unions With A Limited Budget

Posted August 21, 2020
3 minute read
Digital advertising is one of the most cost-effective and impactful ways to reach your credit union’s target audience. Unfortunately, when implementing an advertising strategy, there are various ways credit unions tend to waste money.
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Topics Digital advertising, Credit Union Marketing

How Much Should Manufacturers Spend on Advertising?

Posted August 14, 2020
4 minute read
It’s no secret that advertising is a great way to grow a business. Since the 16th century, people have utilized newspapers, print magazines, and other channels to capture attention and raise awareness about their products or services.
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Topics Digital advertising, Manufacturing Marketing

How Digital Marketing Can Make Your Trade Show Visits More Successful

Posted August 7, 2020
4 minute read
2020 has thrown a wrench into the marketing plans for manufacturers around the country. An industry that heavily relies on trade shows and trade associations to network with other businesses and market their products has been disrupted due to limitations on travel and in-person events. Although there is still uncertainty surrounding trade shows for this fall, we expect them to return in some capacity in the future. And there are several ways that you can use digital marketing tactics to make those long-anticipated visits even more fruitful.
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Topics Digital advertising, Marketing Automation, Manufacturing Marketing

Self-Service Advertising Platforms

Posted May 6, 2020
5 minute read
Online traffic is through the roof right now, and it is crucial that your brand is visible online. Luckily, there are a variety of self-service digital platforms that offer you a broad range of advertising capabilities for minimal cost.
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Topics Advertising, Digital advertising, Display Advertising