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Brett King Interviewed on the impact of mobile banking

Brett King , author of best-selling Bank 2.0 interviewed on the impact of mobile banking on the banking industry by Wall Street Cheat Sheet: Brett King Mobile Banking Will Be a Big Catalyst for These Companies Intuit announced Thursday its latest initiative, GoPayment, will be one of other first mobile payment apps available on the Android. … But even after all these problems are solved, I believe there’s one more that looms, and it’s a problem that every single mobile wallet outside the US has had trouble overcoming (and one reason it’s taken so long for us to get here): Consumers just don’t want a new way to spend their money faster; they want a way to spend it more wisely.

Brett King: Let's get rid of Internet Banking…

Internet Banking is no longer just ‘secure’ transactions The problem with these two separate views of the world, is that it no longer makes sense for the customer. 90% of daily traffic to most bank website goes to the login button, so conceivably your most attractive targets (i.e. existing customers) are ignoring all of the marketing spend on nice sales messages, flashy graphics and landing pages, and they’re going straight through to the tasks they want to complete behind the login. … The fact is, based on these analytics, you probably need to be spending at least 90 per cent of your Web marketing budget on building offers and campaigns for existing customers through the Internet banking secure portal, but the IT guys don’t get any of that.

Brett King: Starbucks Mobile Payment – the shape of things to come

Brett King , author of best-selling Bank 2.0 shares his insights from Starbucks mobile payment … On Wednesday 26th of January 2011, Michael Degnan (of SapientNitro and Engagement Banking fame) and myself headed down to the Starbucks at One Penn Plaza in New York City with the objective of recording our experience of processing a mobile payment using the Starbucks App for the iPhone.

…Banks beware – if by July this year you are still issuing plastic cards, or still opening checking accounts – you are about to be in a world of hurt! — Brett King is the author of BANK 2.0 and founder of the International Academy of Financial Management.

Brett King: Comparison Apps Force Sellers to Be Social

Let’s look at the trend in online retail sales for the holiday season in 2010 in the United States as an example. comScore Inc. data analysis showed a record increase in online sales activity in 2010 (November through the end of December) of 12 percent, the highest recorded increase since tracking of these numbers began in 2001.

…If you aren’t engaged with customers through social media, you are very soon going to find yourself exposed and at a distinct disadvantage. — Brett King is the author of BANK 2.0 and founder of the International Academy of Financial Management.

Brett King: Too much content… dealing with the flood

Brett King , author of best-selling Bank 2.0 shares his insights on what business should do to improve communication with their clients in this information age … Brett King There has been much discussion about the impact of the so-called “information age”.

…If you are in business today and you are regularly communicating with customers, you need to start thinking about creating a dashboard for customers to configure when and how you will communicate information about your relationship with them.

Mike Walsh: Will China Create Its Own Global Brands?

Our best Futurist Speaker, Mike Walsh , talked with the head of Shanghai Tang about China’s ambitions to launch global brands in the future. … Contact us at Speakers Connect at info@speakersconnect or +852 21654126 if you would like to engage MIke for your next event, or viist us for more top-notch International Speakers from us .

Brett King: Banks still don't get mobile, but neither do researchers…

Brett King , author of best-selling Bank 2.0 shares his insights on what the banks, and the researchers should focus on… Brett King I read with interest a post pointed out to me by @JenRBoyd posted on Mobile Commerce Daily highlighting a recent Celent report comparing US and EU investment in multi-channel .

…Patently, the use of mobile, social media, contactless payment technology built into the handset, geo-location capability, targeted 1-to-1 marketing offer management (beyond groupon), and other such capabilities should be an absolute priority for bankers today – but we aren’t even talking about that stuff properly yet… Contact us at Speakers Connect at info@speakersconnect or +852 21654126 if you would like to engage Brett for your next event, or viist us for more top-notch International Speakers from us .

Mike Walsh's book Futuretainment On Communication Arts Mag

Our best futurist speaker, Mike Walsh ‘s book Futuretainment is on Communication Arts Magazine web picks for the week list for cool site design. mike walsh This multi-functional site reflects the forward-thinking content of digital expert Mike Walsh’s book and brings it to life with animated graphics, video of the pages being flipped and live Twitter and Flickr feeds. … Contact us at Speakers Connect at info@speakersconnect or +852 21654126 if you would like to engage MIke for your next event, or viist us for more top-notch International Speakers from us .

Brett King keynote opening speaker at EPCA Conference 2011

He is a Strategist, Advisor and Futurist for the Financial Services Sector and the author of Bank 2.0, a bestseller dealing with the impact of technology on customer behavior and financial services. … News from EPCA Conference Contact us at Speakers Connect at info@speakersconnect or +852 21654126 if you would like to engage Brett for your next event, or viist us for more top-notch International Speakers from us .

Mike Walsh Quoted in This month's Forbes

Here comes the Forbes article : It Takes A Village Forbes Asia Magazine dated January 17, 2011 Three friends in Indonesia start a social network called Koprol, and now Yahoo is taking it abroad. 201101071653.jpg Three friends, not long out of college and bored with their day jobs, start an Internet company. … Instead, since Indonesians are most likely to be accessing the site on a mobile phone, when you log on you “check in” to a location such as a bar, health club or mall to see who’s there–including members you don’t already know–and read about what they’re doing.

Mike Walsh: Keynote and Workshop Topics 2011

Here comes the keynote and workshop topics for 2011 of Mike Walsh, our best Futurist speaker .

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Mike Walsh: Clone Wars And Emerging Markets

Our best Futurist Speaker, Mike Walsh , shared his new finding on Clone Wars and the Emerging Markets… From Wall Street to Main Street, exposure to emerging markets have become part of the critical growth story that Western companies need to justify their future earnings.

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Brett King: What the Finance sector has to look forward to in 2011…

While the sector as a whole tries to deal with the devastation of the global financial crisis, and uses this as an excuse to hunker down and resist strong investment in technology and so forth, this opens the gate for innovators who are prepared to invest to take customer mind share, and capitalize on both the wholesale dissatisfaction of the industry in general and capturing the imagination of customers through the use of technology and better interface processes.

…Banks are enamored with their existing, stagnant model of banking – they find it difficult to imagine a world where mobile applications and internet banking are more popular access methods than branches, where checks no longer cut it because I can SMS or bump money to an associate, and where I am not penalized because I don’t want to follow some archaic risk model.

Rupert Hoogewerf: Investment Trends of China's New Rich

Rupert Hoogewerf, Founder and Compiler of “Hurun China Rich List ” interviewed the New Rich of China on their latest investment trends.

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Brett King: The 14 Best Innovations in Banking and Payments for 2010 (SLIDESHOW)

Brett King , author of best-selling Bank 2.0 shares his insights on The 14 Best Innovations in Banking and Payments for 2010: 2010 was a bumper year for innovations in the banking and payments space.

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Mike Walsh: When Facebook Gets You Hired Not Fired

When I tested my own handle, I was given a wide variety of different scores and curious facts which did not mean very much to me, other than it was fun to discover that I joined Twitter on the same day as eBay founder, Pierre Omidyar. … Contact us at Speakers Connect at info@speakersconnect or +852 21654126 if you would like to engage MIke for your next event, or viist us for more top-notch International Speakers from us .