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Posted by Molly Kant - July 18, 2018 - Comments
While working as an art consultant for a major metro gallery, Victoria Hanson could never have predicted she would one day end up in the financial services industry. “It was an accident,” she says about her career switch, which occurred when her husband accepted a position in a smaller metro area – causing Victoria to have to find new employment....
Posted by Sarah Wells - July 09, 2018 - Comments
It’s been about a month since I’ve had the opportunity to attend the 2018 Marketing Association of Credit Unions (MAC) Conference, but I can’t stop thinking about how amazing of an experience it was. From a perfect location to keynote speakers to countless networking opportunities, I was impressed with it all.  As a first-time conference attendee...
Posted by Michaella Hader - June 20, 2018 - Comments
Four percent: That’s how many financial institutions plan on replacing their core systems within the next three years (The Financial Brand, 2018). How many should? Almost 100 percent. Most current systems are from the 80s and 90s, and even those installed within the past decade are already outdated due to the rapid advancements in technology....
Posted by Jane Malm - June 06, 2018 - Comments
We know many of you want to keep your materials very personal and include your own images, but questions often arise about whether the images will work and be high enough resolution (high-res). With so many images being taken with cell phones these days, many are not the greatest when working in printed mediums, but generally are fine if being...
Posted by Emilee Guderyon - May 25, 2018 - Comments
Sunday, May 6: VEGAS, BABY! I love to sleep. So, when my alarm went off at 5 a.m., I was less than thrilled. But that feeling went away quickly when I remembered that I was headed to Vegas for the Financial Brand Forum! If you are not familiar with the Forum, it’s a three-day conference for banks and credit unions. This event is packed with...
Posted by Michaella Hader - May 09, 2018 - Comments
At the Financial Brand Forum this month, marketers discovered the biggest ideas, trends and outlooks for the industry. Popular topics included data-driven personalization, omni-channel integration and Generation Z attraction. At image.works, a consultative approach envelops these subjects into one service: loan generation. Simply put, loan...
Posted by Lianne Peters - April 25, 2018 - Comments
For those of you who don’t know, throughout the entire month of March, image.works conducted our first-ever social media contest. We took our popular recipe cards (because who doesn’t get excited about food?!) and pitted them against each other in a March Madness-style tournament bracket. Each day we asked our followers to vote for their favorite...
Posted by Bryan Reichling - April 12, 2018 - Comments
For the seventh consecutive year, image.works was a sponsor of and participated in the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Conference, this year held in San Francisco from March 11-14. The conference offers credit unions and marketing professionals the chance to network, attend sessions and participate in discussions regarding credit...
Posted by Molly Kant - March 28, 2018 - Comments
At image.works, we realize our clients are the reason for our success, and our new “Client Spotlight” posts give us the opportunity to highlight some of the inspiring individuals with whom we feel so privileged to work. This quarter, we’re thrilled to feature as our client spotlight guest Rebecca Ewer from First Commonwealth FCU! Rebecca, who...
Posted by Lianne Peters - March 14, 2018 - Comments
Picture this. It’s 1998, the stock market is booming, technology is on the rise, and a young Billy Van Wie is working 70-hour weeks as a branch manager at Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Flash forward 20 years, and not only do you have a marketing firm that has built itself from the ground up, but you also have a vice president, husband and father of four...

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