Daily Links

Here's how it works: When our editors find something interesting on the Web, they tag it. Those tagged stories flow into the tagged story lists on their profile pages. The links shared here are the best of the best. Enjoy!


Today's Links 04/23

Top link: What Makes A Great Mobile (Banking) App

  • Why should you care? The 60-member Retail Banking Strategies Crowdsourcing Panel was asked, "What is your favorite non-financial mobile app and why?" Their selection was diverse, but provided insight into how banks and credit unions could improve their mobile banking user interface.

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Today's Links 04/22

Top link: Spirit Airlines Is The Most Profitable in The US, Also The Worst.

  • Why should you care? Say I offered you a pill. This pill allows your company to be the most profitable in your industry. This is a great achievement, because you are raking in the big bucks while some of your competitors are struggling to even stay afloat.

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Today's Links 04/21

Top link: The Six Pen Approach

  • Why should you care? Jimmy Marks reveals the tools of his creative process. "If you open up my briefcase on any given day, you'll find six different writing implements that are crucial to my workflow. I'm serious. I do a lot of my work via computer, but there's still a lot of room for analog methods of creativity. I like to keep my writing and drawing muscles strong so that I don't get too reliant on my trusty MacBook."

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Today's Links 04/16

Top link: 3 Ways Banks Can Make Money From a Content Marketing Strategy

  • Why should you care? Smart marketers create content that captures people’s attention, and does so in ways that are relevant to their organization's strategic plan. But one big question remains: how exactly can a financial marketer make money on a social media content strategy?

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Today's Links 04/15

Top link: Five Favorite Five Life Hacks

  • Why should you care? From editor Shari Storm, "Last week on Reddit, someone asked the question, 'What are some life hacks that give you an advantage in different situations?' That question elicited almost 12,000 comments. I took a few of my favorites, plus some of my own, and this morning I present them to you."

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Today's Links 04/14

Top link: CUNA's Bill Cheney Discusses Career Transition

  • Why should you care? The big industry news over the last couple of weeks has been CUNA's Bill Cheney making a career transition to lead SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union in California. Mike Lawson scored an exclusive video interview.

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Today's Links 04/09

Top link: 8 Critical Digital Marketing Skills For Banks And Credit Unions

  • Why should you care? At The Financial Brand Forum 2014, Matt Wilcox from Fiserv outlined eight of the most important online skills financial marketers need today—everything from mobile and social to SEO and SEM.

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