Winning Bank Merger Strategies Part 1: Engage Customers

01.15.2021

Having a strong merger communication strategy is critical to the bank’s customer experience throughout the transition. Communicating effectively with your customers before, during and after a merger is critical to a banks success. The following offers tips for making sure your current customers will be your future customers.

Winning Bank Merger Strategies Part 2: Employee Buy-in

01.05.2021

Effective communications to both your employees and your customers are vital to success, but knowing where to begin when developing a strategy is not always clear-cut. Aligning your staff What good is a merger strategy if your employees aren’t on board? Mergers can result in employee turnover if

2019 ABA Bank Marketing Award Winner

09.25.2019

We’re excited to share that our work with Cape Ann Savings Bank on their “This Is Where I Bank” campaign is the 2019 American Bankers Association Winner, under $500M asset category! Winning videos were scored in the areas of Creativity, Production value and the Message. Watch the winning

How Do You Set a Bank Marketing Budget?

09.10.2019

Objectively Speaking, Rethink the Formula If there’s anything a bank marketing professional can say with absolute certainty these days, it’s that nothing is certain. Quite simply, the tried and true rules of the past don’t apply anymore. In this transformative age, the rules have changed. That’s certainly true

Stackpole Wins at SIA International Marketing & Advertising Awards

08.06.2019

Stackpole is pleased to announce that the agency recently won three Summit Creative Awards at this year’s SIA International Marketing & Advertising Awards. The Summit International Awards honors “the best web, design, video, advertising, interactive, mobile & social marketing from creative agencies worldwide.” The organization’s Summit Creative Award

Geofencing and Location-Based Marketing

07.02.2019

People are talking about geofencing, and the applications and opportunities are pretty far-reaching, across a number of industries. A quick definition before we jump in: Geofencing involves the use of GPS or RFID technology to create a virtual geographic boundary, enabling software to trigger a response when a

A Winning Trifecta of Targeted TV Spots

06.20.2019

Stackpole recently conceptualized, scripted, produced and directed a series of 30-second television spots depicting a diverse cross-section of Cape Ann Savings Bank customers as they went about their day amongst the iconic beauty of well-known Cape Ann locations. The common thread weaving all three spots together was the

Another Great SIA Awards Showing for Stackpole

02.20.2019

Stackpole takes home two Golds at this years’ Service Industry (SIA) Awards for two campaigns created for client Vermont Federal Credit Union (VFCU). Winning Gold in the “Newspaper Advertising Series” category, this print and outdoor campaign celebrated VFCU’s recent designation as Vermont’s “Best-In-State Credit Union.” The ads named

Stackpole’s Work for Taylor Bank Wins Big at SIA Awards

02.08.2019

Last year saw a strong performance by Stackpole at the Service Industry Advertising (SIA) Awards competition and this year was no different. Stackpole’s work for Delaware’s Taylor Bank was honored for its rebranding campaign, winning the following awards and more: Gold for “Total Public Relations Campaign” and “Radio

Seven Proven Steps for Digital Campaign Success

01.31.2019

The world of digital marketing is complex and ever-changing, with new and interesting channels seemingly around every turn. It’s easy to get excited about your digital campaigns, but for many organizations, it’s understandably also easy to get lost in the confusion this environment can create. If your digital

Social Media for Banks and Credit Unions

10.25.2018

Three Important Considerations It used to be that many in banking considered social media a waste of time. But times have changed, and more and more banks have come to the conclusion that social media is indeed not a waste of time, but rather an imperative. They’ve grasped

Stackpole Takes Silver and Bronze at Summit Creative Awards

08.03.2018

Stackpole is pleased to announce that the agency won two Summit Creative Awards at this year’s SIA International Marketing & Advertising Awards. The Summit International Awards honors “the best web, design, video, advertising, interactive, mobile & social marketing from creative agencies worldwide.” The organization’s Summit Creative Award (SCA)

Stackpole Takes First Place at LMA Awards

05.08.2018

Stackpole is excited to announce that the agency has won First Place in the “Communications: Brand Enhancement” category at this year’s LMA (Legal Marketing Association) Your Honor Awards. Agency president and founder Pete Stackpole was given the award representing work performed for the Hawai‘i-based law firm, Goodsill. “What a thrill

Stackpole Receives NEFMA Award for Norwood Bank Campaign

04.27.2018

At its 2018 NEFMA Best in Marketing Awards Dinner, the New England Financial Marketing Association announced its winners. Everyone at Stackpole was thrilled to learn that the agency took second place in the Outdoor Advertising category for its Boundless Banking campaign, created for the longtime client, Norwood Bank.