Why Read This
The banking industry features some of the most recognizable brand names in the US, like Bank of America, SunTrust Bank, U.S. Bank, and Wells Fargo. But how good are the brand experiences offered by major banks' Web sites? To find out, we graded the sites of four top brands on how well they communicate their Brand Image and deliver value to consumers (Brand Action). Only one site — Wells Fargo — passed both of our brand tests. To improve the brand experience, banks need to use clear, unambiguous category names, legible fonts, and consistent elements of visual design.
Tags: Banking, Best of the Web, Brand & Product Web Sites, Brand Tactics, Branding, Customer Experience Management, Design & Usability, Digital Marketing, Direct Marketing, Financial Services, Online Banking