Webinar Recap: Banking Strategies & Trends to Win, Grow & Retain More Business

In the first can’t-miss session of our Vertical IQ Spring 2021 Banking Webinar…


Why Aren’t Bankers Viewed as Advisors by Their SMB Clients?

Few businesses have made it through the past year completely unscathed. Whether it…


What’s The Next Big Idea for Cash Flow Tools? Maybe It’s You.

Here at Vertical IQ, we are passionate about helping our customers understand…


Now More Than Ever, Industry Intelligence Is A “Must Have”

Today, it is more critical than ever to have access to Industry Intelligence so…


How Banks and Bankers Can Prepare for An Impending Crisis

We may be in the lull before the storm. I really like to think optimistically, but…


The Competitive Advantage of the Community Bank

Community banks have had a challenging year; it’s been unlike anything our nation…


Relationships Still Matter in Business Banking

Barlow Research Associates is probably the most well-known, and certainly the most…


Protecting Bank Assets by Identifying and Managing Risks

Written by David Nicholson, founder and president of Credit Training, Inc.…


The Big Break-Up: Why SMBs are Switching Banks & What You Can Do to Stop Them

2020 has been one of the toughest years for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs)…


Leading Under Pressure: How Can You Help?

Written by Lisa Earle McLeod, author of Leading with Noble Purpose As we all…


Overcoming Hurdles: How Business Bankers Can Meet Customers Where They Are

With the economic peril caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, every small and…


Battle of the Century: Banking Bots vs. Human Business Bankers

I’m continually amazed by what you can do with new technology, applications,…


Podcast Recap: 7 Secrets for Bankers To Become the Trusted Advisor for Small Businesses in 2020

Small business banking is being disrupted. Those cliché, predictable conversations…


Building SMB Client Relationships with Insight and Foresight

Of course every business services firm that calls on small- to mid-sized businesses…


Helping Change How SMB Owners Think About Cash Flow

“If I had to run a company on three measures, those measures would be customer…


3 Motivations to Become a Better Value-Added Advisor

A value-added advisor is someone whose ideas and advice you respect enough to…


How to Help Small Businesses Compare Their Financials to Their Industry

“Are we keeping up with the Joneses?” Owners of small and mid-sized businesses…


Upgrade Your Prospect Presentations with These 3 Tips

You’re pulling together a presentation for a new small to mid-size business (SMB)…


3 Tips to Turn Industry News into Valuable Content for SMB Owners

There is arguably no one busier than a small to mid-sized business (SMB) owner.…


5 Organizations You Need to Know to Know Small Business

There are literally hundreds, if not thousands, of niches that small businesses…


Using Industry Research to Address Succession Planning

This week, I read an article that got me thinking about the importance of…


Webinar Recap: Save Me! Save Me Now!

Last week, we hosted the second installment in Vertical IQ’s free spring webinar…


5 Reasons Every Business Banker Should Have Industry Niches

Knowing a little bit about a lot of things increases your odds of winning at Trivia…