Secrets to Increasing Commercial Accounts at Your Financial Institution

Posted on Tue, Mar 03, 2015

Increasing commercial accounts at your financial institution provides you with new opportunities to increase your deposit base, diversify your account portfolio and cross-promote products and services. Building relationships with local businesses by understanding their needs and providing genuine solutions to overcome their obstacles not only makes your financial institution a valuable resource for business accountholders but also increases opportunities to acquire employee personal accounts.

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Tags: Community Bank Programs, interchange income, Increasing Market Share and Profitability, Customer Acquisition and Retention Strategies, Small Business Banking, Business Banking, Pinnacle Financial Strategies, Retail Banking, accountholder acquisition, accountholder retention, SMART Business Banking

Increasing Debit Card Usage and Your Financial Institution’s Profitability

Posted on Wed, Dec 03, 2014

Most financial institutions across the country offer debit cards to accountholders; however, many financial institutions fail to realize the full benefits a successful debit card program can deliver in new accountholder acquisition, current accountholder retention and overall profitability. A successful debit card program begins with a simple, valuable reward program, which promotes increased usage and is promoted to the right target demographic.

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Tags: cash rewards, cash back rewards, cash back reward programs, Customer Acquisition and Retention Strategies, Business Banking, Pinnacle Financial Strategies, Debit Card Programs

To Succeed at Business Banking — Look at Things Differently

Posted on Tue, Sep 02, 2014

By Julie Story, Executive Vice President of Pinnacle Financial Strategies

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Tags: Small Business Banking, Business Banking, Pinnacle Financial Strategies, Retail Banking

Banking Small & Mid-size Businesses is Good Business for Community Banks

Posted on Tue, Aug 12, 2014

By Julie Story, Executive Vice President of Pinnacle Financial Strategies
As a segment of the market that is underserved by the large national and regional banks, local businesses present a wealth of opportunity for community banks.

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Tags: Small Business Banking, Business Banking, Community Bank News

Small Business Lending May Be Hampered By Deteriorating Credit Conditions, Delinquencies

Posted on Fri, Feb 22, 2013

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Tags: Business Banking

Banks Loosen Access To Business Credit

Posted on Mon, Jan 28, 2013

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Tags: Business Banking

NCUA Redefines 'Fleet' To Provide More Flexibility In Business Lending

Posted on Mon, Sep 24, 2012

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Tags: Business Banking

Credit Unions Adopting New Payment Technology For Small Business Members

Posted on Thu, Mar 22, 2012

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Tags: Small Business Banking, Business Banking