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GoBank to Return — with Monthly Fees

GoBank to Return — with Monthly Fees

by August 19, 2014 at 10:59 am 1 comment

Apparently GoBank’s experiment letting users choose their monthly fees didn’t work out so well. GoBank has been out of action lately, not allowing new members for the past several months.

Cash Is Still King

Cash Is Still King

by June 2, 2014 at 3:02 pm 0 comments

There are between 60 million and 100 million cash-preferring consumers in the U.S. That’s about the population of the nation’s four largest states – California, Texas, New York and Florida – combined. In April, the Federal Reserve released a paper called the “Diary of Consumer Payment Choice” (DCPC) that featuredRead More

Score One for QRs in the Battle With NFC

Score One for QRs in the Battle With NFC

by March 18, 2014 at 11:28 am 2 comments

It is one thing to prefer QR codes for mobile payments. It is wholly another thing to actively shut down NFC payment readers. But that appears to be what Best Buy, 7-Eleven and other members of QR-centric Merchant Customer Exchange, known as MCX, the group of retailers — which nowRead More

Success of Rewards Platform Plink Points to the Power of Social Media Marketing

Success of Rewards Platform Plink Points to the Power of Social Media Marketing

by August 6, 2013 at 11:07 am 0 comments

Online-to-offline rewards company Plink is making good use of the plethora of data for sale from Facebook. The customers delivered by advertising on Facebook have powered the Denver-based company to new heights since its launch in 2011. “Plink will motivate $100 million in sales in the next 12 months,” CEORead More

GoBank Introduces University Initiative and Spokeswoman Bethany Hamilton

GoBank Introduces University Initiative and Spokeswoman Bethany Hamilton

by July 31, 2013 at 9:38 am 2 comments

GoBank, the mobile-first bank account from Green Dot Corp., has already made some bold marketing moves, and added to them yesterday with the unveiling of a new student-centric marketing effort and the introduction of spokesperson Bethany Hamilton. GoBank made the disclosures during Green Dot’s second quarter earnings call. GoBank’s marketingRead More