Squirrels? Aww, nuts!

Squirrel on road next to white SUV

By Dave Pond A few weeks ago, my 16-year-old daughter, Mallory — with her sights firmly focused on a successful driver’s license road test at our local DMV — wanted to practice parallel parking in my trusty ol’ Ford Explorer. (After all, it was smaller than her mom’s minivan.)  However, when they cranked it up, the…

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What’s More Important, Product or Product Distribution?

Banker discussing checking accout options with prospective customer

By Mike Branton Ask 100 retail bankers, and 99 will tell you they’re working on some sort of digital distribution channel for their consumer banking products: online account opening, digital loan application, digital cross-selling, mobile marketing, etc. Nearly every survey you see published shows financial institutions making digital product distribution at least a top-five priority…

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The Name of the Game? Product Value

By Dave Pond During a recent episode of the Marketing Money podcast (helmed by John Oxford, director of marketing at Renasant Bank, and Mabus Agency owner Josh Mabus), I was excited to hear the topic of conversation turn from product naming toward product value.  >> Marketing Money Ep. 125 (31:00) | LISTEN After all, nothing…

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