People Don’t Trust Credit Unions with Ugly Websites

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Four key principles of trust for credit union design They say in relationships if you don’t have trust, you don’t have anything. This is good advice for anyone, but especially for credit unions. In your line of work, trust is essential. If you’re going to persuade potential members to choose you over bigger, more established banks, they have to trust…

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ADA Compliance Checklist for Credit Union Websites

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Love it or hate it, your credit union website should be compliant with ADA regulations. Below is a checklist to make compliance easy for you.   ADA Compliance Checklist Images have alternate text that can be read by screen reader software. Recorded video content includes captions. Video or audio-only content is accompanied by text transcript or description. Links are provided to media players…

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11 Tips to Get More Users to Engage with Your Credit Union Website Design

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If you build it, they will come. This is the prevailing philosophy behind corn field baseball ghosts and credit union website design. Unfortunately, there’s no clever motto from a beloved cinematic classic that explains how to turn website visitors into customers. Luckily, there is a time-tested model of consumer behavior that can help you make sense of your customers’ buying…

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3 Reasons Artificial Intelligence Is the Future of Credit Union Website Design

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Imagine a website so intelligent it could understand all your financial goals and give you the optimal advice you need to accomplish them. Does that sound like science fiction? Well, artificial intelligence (AI) is making sci fi reality for credit union website designs. Artificial intelligence enables machines to interact with humans in ways that mimic human communication and understanding. In…

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Is Mobile-First, Desktop-First, or Element-First Best for Credit Union Web Design?

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For the past few years, the debate on the Internet has raged on. Which is superior: “mobile-first” design or “desktop-first” design. In the last few years, “element-first” design has also stepped forth as a contender. At first it seems like a clear-cut issue: which option will bring the best overall results? But the reality is far more nuanced. In this…

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5 Chatbot Examples Credit Union Websites Should Emulate

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I recently had a conversation about chatbots with a credit union marketer named Kevin. After our conversation, I sent him an email that shows three ways chatbots are being used and five examples. I want to share my email because it has valuable information for anyone ready to embrace this Internet-changing technology. Here’s the email:   Hey Kevin! I’ve been thinking a…

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WordPress Security White Paper

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Sometimes people ask, “Is WordPress secure for credit union websites?” The short answer is, “Yes.” However, the short answer needs to be backed up by a long answer—that is to say, backed up by evidence. BloomCU has spent considerable time putting together the long answer to that security question, which is our WordPress Security White Paper.   Our WordPress Security White Paper contains a…

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My 3 Favorite Halloween Gifs

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Happy Halloween! I just want to share a few of my favorite Halloween gifs to help you get through the rest of your workday 😉       Lucy and Linus in It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. Who doesn’t love Peanuts?       In my opinion, Michael Jackson’s Thriller is the greatest Halloween music video of all time. Here’s…

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