Last week, the CreditUnionTimes featured a story about why three of Shastic’s credit union partners are integrating text messaging into their operations strategy.
This CUTimes article dives into how credit unions are using SMS text to connect to the systems they already use, including account opening, loan origination, and customer relationship management systems.
Continue reading “CUTimes story: Why Credit union members love text message interactions”
The financial industry is seeing an emergence of digital technology, delivering enhanced experiences to customers who demand convenience, accessibility and easy-to-use platforms.
Continue reading “Why it’s Now Time to Adopt an Omni-Channel Digital Strategy”
Credit union uses text messaging platform to give members actionable loan app information.
In 2018, Park Community was evaluating messaging communication services to create a better experience for their members. The credit union needed a text messaging platform that could accurately capture loan prospects in real-time and help guide them through the digital application journey when applicants entered Park’s online loan applications.
Continue reading “Park Community on pace for 2044% ROI from loan growth”
Think that adults age 40 and over are your biggest worry? Think again. When it comes to servicing the largest group of potential customers, this role goes to the Millennial population and is closely followed by Generation Z. For this specific audience, the digital user experience takes a much higher priority.
While in-person or over-the-phone interactions may have been the preferred method in the past, the next generation of banking customers are challenging this idea, and backing it up with surprising statistics.
Continue reading “Millennial Text Messaging Statistics”
Is your financial institution experiencing a lower-than-average rate of new customers? How about those online applications — are they being consistently abandoned by new customers? If so, you’re not alone. Studies have shown that recent abandon rates for online banking applications have averaged out to about 97% among financial institutions.
Continue reading “Reducing Friction in Account Opening”
With many people concerned about the prospect of “robots” taking their jobs, the idea of an automated workplace just might seem like one step closer to a dystopian reality. But for those in workforces where the majority of the work can be completed on an employee’s own time and without direct supervision from a manager, workflow automation can be a blessing. Not only does it place more trust in your employees and cause them to focus efforts on more meaningful tasks, but it can also increase the level of satisfaction held by your customers.
Continue reading “Benefits of Workflow Automation”
Just a few years ago, the FCC determined text messaging does indeed fall under the TCPA umbrella. For some companies, this may have come as a surprise — particularly for Jiffy Lube with their now-famous SMS mishap.
But no need to get discouraged or abandon the idea of text messaging for your financial organization altogether. There are a few easy ways to make sure your company complies with the TCPA and never misses a beat.
Continue reading “Best Practice for Complying with SMS Regulation”
The mass adoption of B2C text messaging is not by accident. Companies, both large and small, now understand just how powerful text messaging tools can be for their business. This is particularly true for the new digital age of banking.
Continue reading “B2C Text Messaging: Knowing the Rules for Digital Banking”
Over the last year, the Elle text messaging platform continues to advance with new benefits and features the banking industry. Today, we are highlighting on such addition that our banking partners have been taking advantage of recently – collecting loan and new account documentation by text messaging.
Continue reading “Receiving Banking Documents Just Got Easy”