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10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The early entry deadline is November 30, 2017

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 9th Annual Shorty Awards

Keystone Bank Entry

Finalist in Finance Apps

Audience Honor in Finance Apps

About this entry

Aside from driving revenues and increasing our customer base, the premise for the development of the Keystone Mobile Banking App was to support the national drive towards a cashless economy as well as to foster financial inclusion among Nigeria's un-banked population. A 2012 survey on Nigeria showed that 34.9 million adults representing 39.7% of the adult population were financially excluded. Only 28.6 million adults were banked, representing 32.5% of the adult population.

However Nigeria has one of the largest population of mobile phone users in Africa. This provided an opportunity to build on the high mobile device usage as a means to drive the secondary objectives.

Why does this entry deserve to win?

The approach was to reduce the barrier for entry for new and existing customers. A comprehensive campaign was carried out to create awareness about the App and the Ease of use. The App provided customers with access to their savings, current and business accounts.

Results

Following the awareness campaign for the app, the bank saw Keystone bank achieving 10,000 downloads within the first 30 days from the launch. Secondary achievements included an increase in account opening by new customers

Media

Video for Keystone Bank Entry

Produced by

Keystone Bank Limited

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Entry Credits

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th Annual Shorty Awards will be held in April 2018 in NYC.