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The banking industry is buzzing about, the largest banking-related site on the Net. With over 24,000 banking related articles, BankersOnline delivers highly targeted content in each of the following areas: Compliance, Lending, Operations, Security, Marketing, and eBanking/Technology.

BOL boasts content drawn from Bankers' Hotline and Compliance Action --- the two leading independent banking newsletters. With more than 20 years of editorial content between them, and an extensive Advisory Board, (composed of officers from Wachovia Corp, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, and representatives from the leading banking industry associations, including the ABA, ACB and ICBA) they provide a rich and continuing source of banking knowledge and insight --- and it's all available exclusively on BankersOnline. In addition, BOL's team of nationally recognized financial industry speakers, trainers, practitioners and writers contribute new content daily.

The banking industry will spend over $200 billion in 2011 on technology, security, ebanking, compliance and other products and services.

  • BOL is the largest banking vehicle both print and online second to none, with more than 240,000 unique banker users visiting BOL monthly.
  • BOL readers are bankers who have responsibility for making purchasing decisions in their respective institutions.
  • BOL's broad content area reaches virtually every functional area within a financial institution.
  • BOL is the ONLY net resource that provides a comprehensive, user-friendly navigational guide to the sites of the federal banking regulators.
  • BOL makes it EASY for you to target your marketing message.
  • BOL allows you to increase your company's brand awareness and your product's visibility in the banking marketplace.
  • BOL editors routinely speak to major banking industry groups, state and national associations, and banking schools throughout the US and Canada, promoting the site. In 2006, our banking staff spoke to over 20,000 financial professionals.

BOL reaches the largest targeted audience of key decision makers in the U.S. banking community.

With content oriented to every functional area of a bank, BOL appeals to a broad range of banking professionals.

BOL reaches the greatest targeted audience of key decision makers in the U.S. banking community.

BankersOnline is more than an aggregator of content -- it is a community of bankers and banking experts, which includes these unique features:

  • The largest Interactive message boards in the world moderated by banking experts.
  • BOL Gurus offering advice and commentary on the latest banking topics.
  • Monthly featured discussions with leading financial professionals.
  • OFAC Daily and Weekly Email Briefings, OFAC alerts, and Tech Alerts.
  • 60 Second Solutions - our online Audio/Visual training segments.
  • Vendor Connect, the integrated Vendor Directory complete with vendor newswire, product and vendor spotlights, to help bankers find the products and services they need.
  • Real-time access to BOL staff through online chat.
  • The Banker Store - A virtual banking procurement center.
  • WebTrends and DoubleClick's D.A.R.T. Certification, offering monthly traffic reporting.

Who's Using BOL And What Are They Saying?

Financial Institutions of all sizes and charter types are using BOL, from those in excess of $30 billion to small community banks. BOL users are a virtual Who's Who of the banking industry.

"You do a great job with The officers and senior management utilize the website extensively. It is probably the most referenced resource we use. Congratulations! And keep up the great work."
          Dave McFarland, SVP / Operations, Oak Hill Banks, Jackson, Ohio

"I thought I'd take five minutes and check out the website and wound up spending more than an hour. It is packed with very useful information for those working in the physical security and fraud investigation profession. Great website."
          Charles J. Bock, Jr., CFE , Director of Fraud Prevention and Investigation
             Chase Manhattan Bank

"Easy access to timely, relevant information and the ability to network with other professionals is crucial to the success of a bank security program. BankersOnline meets those needs in superb fashion."
          William Wipprecht, Director of Security, Wells Fargo

"When I discovered BOL approximately one and one half years ago, I discovered a gold mine of banking knowledge that banking professionals across the country, and even internationally, freely share with their BOL peers. BOL is an excellent place to keep up to date on regulatory issues, the current banking trends or to just let your hair down with other banking professionals that share the same banking opportunities that you do. Whether you are a newbie to the banking industry, or a seasoned bank President, BOL's knowledgeable staff and users will have something to share that will benefit you; I know it has certainly benefited me."
          Dan Pursfull, V.P. Compliance Officer
             The Peoples State Bank, Ellettsville, IN

"I am thoroughly impressed. The site is already on my favorites list and will be accessed at the beginning of each day. GREAT RESOURCE!"
          Jim LeBlanc, AVP - Director of Bank Security & Facilities
              East Boston Savings Bank, East Boston, MA

"Bankers Online is one of my first resources I turn to each day concerning regulatory matters. Its value to my bank has grown well beyond its convenient forum for friendly, realtime discussion of topics important to the banking industry to a service offering substantial training and compliance tools. There is no question that financial institutions of any charter type and size will benefit from the resources available through Bankers Online."
          Donald J. Burback, Senior Vice Present
              First American Bank, Bryan, Texas

"As an operations officer responsible for multiple branches, BOL is a wonderful site to locate answers to questions that need quick responses. I have found BOL a great resource for information needed to complete projects / procedures that are being developed in our organization. I like the one stop shopping aspect of the site - anything you need is at your fingertips."
          Debbie Norman, Senior Vice President/Branch Operations
              Fort Hood National Bank

"Keeping up with the ever-changing BSA landscape is more critical now than ever before. makes this otherwise daunting task very manageable by providing access to the latest updates, guidance, and commentary, as well as the ability to network with a number of industry experts."
          Jac Filer, Security Officer
              First Savings Bank of Perkasie

"BOL is an all-inclusive resource for banking professionals. The first thing I do every morning is go to the BOL website. I've actually cancelled some expensive hard copy subscriptions because BOL has everything I need."
          Shirley Wigley, AVP - Compliance Department
             Vicky McKinney. Vice President/Compliance Officer
             American State Bank, Lubbock, Texas

The BOL Vendor Advisory Board is comprised of vendors who support making available -- freely to all bankers -- the highest quality information to help them solve the types of problems they are faced with every day. These companies have also agreed to participate in an open dialog with bankers to help them solve problems. BOL Vendor Advisory Board members are accessible from the BankersThreads section of BankersOnline. This section is the heart and soul of BOL, it is a very active place where a community of banking professionals come together to exchange ideas, ask questions among themselves and talk with banking experts. It is a place where we invite vendors to participate in an open discussion to help bankers learn about new products and services that will help make their institution more profitable.

Just take a minute to look at some of our message "threads" and you will see that this is a place where bankers are engaged in conversations. Why not join in? Become a member of the BOL Vendor Advisory Board and demonstrate that your company supports and participates in the many conversations and information exchanges that occur every day on the BOL site. From valuable new content to interactive features that engage professionals, BOL delivers what bankers want and need from the CEO's office to the teller's window ... we have the mix of content and community that keeps bankers coming back

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