Articles For Tag "community"

  • Local security considerations during the global pandemic

    posted by Mike Burke on Wednesday, May 27, 2020

    Mike Burke, SHAZAM's crisis management and robbery consultant, offers considerations as you weigh the risks and benefits of reopening your business. The good news is most are likely already in your safety and security protocols.

  • Crisis communication is important. And, possibly urgent. Ready or not, what's your communication plan?

    posted by Patrick Dix on Monday, May 18, 2020

    Your reputation has taken your organization years, even decades, to build. In these unprecedented times, the way you communicate with your customers, the community and the media can be an insurance policy to help maintain that reputation and reinforce the trust the community already has in you. Curious what you should be doing now? Watch this short video.

  • SHAZAM DONATIONS HELP IOWANS IN NEED

    posted on Friday, May 8, 2020

    At SHAZAM, our culture is one of contribution. We truly believe in doing the right thing, as reflected in recent gifts to the American Red Cross, Emergency Relief Fund and the Food Bank of Iowa. We have also extended our employee volunteer paid time off to allow individuals to assist with community efforts affecting those most in need.

  • SHAZAM donations help Iowans in need

    posted on Friday, May 8, 2020

    At SHAZAM, Inc., our culture is one of contribution. We truly believe in doing the right thing, as reflected in recent gifts to the American Red Cross, Emergency Relief Fund and the Food Bank of Iowa. We have also extended our employee volunteer paid time off to allow individuals to assist with community efforts affecting those most in need. SHAZAM employees are lending their talents by sewing face masks, donating blood, making food boxes for families and the list goes on.

  • SHAZAM's core values set us apart: integrity and commitment. Committed to you.

    posted by Paul Waltz on Tuesday, March 31, 2020

    As we're still coming to grips with the impact COVID-19 is having on our personal and business lives, let's stop and remember we're all in this together. While that phrase may seem a little overused, at SHAZAM we mean it. Our message is clear - we are here to help!

  • 2020 SHAZAM Forum canceled

    posted on Thursday, March 12, 2020

    SHAZAM has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation that's been continuing to grow over recent weeks. After careful consideration of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), national leaders and feedback from those involved with the event, we've made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 SHAZAM Forum.

  • America Saves Week promotes saving behaviors and personal financial health

    posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2020

    Paychecks and budgets are tight. Savings account balances may be low to nonexistent. America Saves Week 2020 encourages people to change their financial situation by taking a pledge to save.

  • Get involved in your community's preparedness

    posted by Amanda Holmgaard on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

    Hurricanes, flash floods, wildfires, tornadoes. From coast to coast disasters vary, but in the aftermath the needs are the same: Food, shelter and money. Take time to review your business continuity plan during September's National Preparedness Month.

  • Social media 101

    posted by Cindy Smith on Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    It's back to school time! Which means it's also the perfect time of year to learn something — like using social media — but first, a pop quiz! What's the goal of advertising? 1. ABC – Always be closing 2. Convert potential consumers to consumers 3. Create awareness

  • Use social media to connect with your community

    posted by Patrick Dix on Thursday, June 20, 2019

    How can a community financial institution make an impact on current and potential customers? Take a few minutes to consider this strategy.