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Where should banks’ SMB priorities be in 2023?

Offering the right digital tools, personalizing experiences and using data better will help them deliver the level of service that businesses have come to expect.

By |2023-01-09T10:09:10-06:00January 5th, 2023|Comments Off on Where should banks’ SMB priorities be in 2023?

Tips to modernize small business lending

Community banks are America’s most trusted lenders, but they need to update strategies and processes to better compete with fintech offerings.

By |2022-11-22T12:17:12-06:00October 26th, 2022|Comments Off on Tips to modernize small business lending

4 ways to a deeper banking connection with SMBs

Enriching existing relationships and bringing in new clients requires showing that you are there for them and you have value to add beyond financing.

By |2022-11-22T12:11:31-06:00September 29th, 2022|Comments Off on 4 ways to a deeper banking connection with SMBs

Small business recovery in light of the FI paradigm shift

To better understand how COVID impacted small businesses and to measure the growing threat of non-traditional lenders to traditional FIs, Alkami surveyed 400 small businesses about their outlook, priorities, and perceptions regarding banking and lending. Learn Read More

By |2022-11-22T12:14:02-06:00September 21st, 2022|Comments Off on Small business recovery in light of the FI paradigm shift

Banking opportunities growing on the farm

With mortgage, auto and other loan markets slowing, agricultural businesses may offer community institutions a new way to reap profits.

By |2022-11-22T12:11:47-06:00September 14th, 2022|Comments Off on Banking opportunities growing on the farm

Why Know Your Business should be a bank’s business

On this week’s BAI Banking Strategies podcast, Heidi Hunter from IDology tells us why KYC’s close cousin is important for banking institutions and how they can do it more effectively.

By |2022-11-29T12:02:47-06:00September 6th, 2022|Comments Off on Why Know Your Business should be a bank’s business

Solving for SMB payments, banking and cash flow

Banks are missing an opportunity by not offering solutions that can track expenditures, monitor shortfalls or surpluses, and calculate 'what if' scenarios.

By |2022-11-22T12:16:40-06:00August 17th, 2022|Comments Off on Solving for SMB payments, banking and cash flow

The Top Business Banking Insights for 2022

How has business banking changed due to the pandemic, and how has it shaped savings, financial provider relationships, and long-term loyalties?

By |2022-10-06T15:14:30-05:00May 17th, 2022|Comments Off on The Top Business Banking Insights for 2022

2022 Business Banking Insights

How are businesses feeling about the state of their finances heading into 2022, and how does that affect their relationships, loyalty, and ultimately, the business they’re doing with their financial providers?

By |2022-10-06T15:16:43-05:00May 17th, 2022|Comments Off on 2022 Business Banking Insights

How banks can do more for small businesses

BAI managing director Karl Dahlgren joins us to talk about new BAI Banking Outlook research that sheds light on what small businesses want and need from their banks.

By |2022-09-30T15:33:34-05:00April 26th, 2022|Comments Off on How banks can do more for small businesses

SMBs are seeking financial immunity from COVID

Amid variant-related uncertainties, many small enterprises are turning to their banks to cover their current and future needs.

By |2022-09-15T09:47:49-05:00April 22nd, 2022|Comments Off on SMBs are seeking financial immunity from COVID

Will neobanks take over small-business banking?

The newcomers are making inroads with specialized products and services, but traditional institutions are not easily ceding the territory.

By |2022-09-15T09:47:47-05:00April 15th, 2022|Comments Off on Will neobanks take over small-business banking?

Small Business Banking Priorities and Insights

Do you know what your business banking customers are looking for in a financial services organization? BAI conducted a survey of business owners to find out. Join us for this complimentary BAI webinar to gain actionable Read More

By |2022-09-15T09:42:33-05:00April 12th, 2022|Comments Off on Small Business Banking Priorities and Insights

Closing the expectation gap: Meeting small business owners where they want to be met

Business owners want the same digital convenience available to consumers, but many community financial institutions aren’t meeting those demands. This white paper offers three data-driven insights to bridge the expectation gap and meet your business customers Read More

By |2022-09-15T09:42:20-05:00April 7th, 2022|Comments Off on Closing the expectation gap: Meeting small business owners where they want to be met

The battle for business banking

The megabank vs. fintech arms race is creating lucrative opportunities for smaller financial institutions.

By |2022-09-15T09:47:47-05:00March 22nd, 2022|Comments Off on The battle for business banking