Act like a brand and not a bank in finding your brand message. Take advantage of the channels available to your content. Take some compliance-approved risks to set yourself apart from that homogeneous First Community State Trust Bank on the nearest street corner.
When is the last time you saw a bank ad that made you laugh out loud? Chances are, you have to search your memory pretty hard—and you still might not come up with anything. Do banking ads have to be so solemn, even as other industries are harnessing the power of humor?