Due to the opportunities of its structure and the emerging availability of data insights, a large multi-bank holding company asked SourceLink to improve the return on its marketing investment via a digital-only marketing campaign, a previously unexplored approach.



  • Conduct a regional test to measure the incremental returns of a campaign delivered via digital media


  • Clustering the branch trade areas into groups based on market similarities for a more fertile market plan
  • Use predictive modeling to rank the most profitable and likely-to-respond mass and mass affluent prospects
  • Launch a cross-channel campaign via on Google, Facebook, Instagram and display platforms – all with hyper-personalized messaging


  • 78% Higher Checking Balances
  • 49% More New Checking Accounts
  • $2.27 Cost Per Click for Overall Digital Engagement
  • $200 Acquisition Cost Per Checking Account (compared with an average of $350)


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