Thanks to Marina over at ING Direct for tipping us off on a sweet contest they are having beginning the 28th of this month as well as giving us a sneak peak at their new mobile banking interface.
Here’s the scoop…
ING DIRECT just launched its mobile app for iPhone and Blackberry. The app makes banking simple by providing Customers with the all the essential features needed to save on the go:
Person2Person Payments: let’s Customers quickly and easily send money to existing contacts in their P2P address book
Account Summary: displays all of the Customer’s accounts and account details like account number, balance, and transaction summary and details
Transfer Money: allows Customers to transfer money between their Electric Orange, Orange Savings, and linked external checking accounts
Bill Pay: Customers can manage their Bill Pay preferences already established through the web site
Refer a Friend: much like referring friends via the website, mobile users are able to send a referral email from the palm of their hand
Flip for Fun (iPhone only): turning the iPhone sideways provides one touch access to all of ING DIRECT’s social media efforts – Facebook, Twitter, We the Savers, and YouTube… think Savers should be able to “bank from any corner.”
They’re holding a “Bank From Any Corner” contest from July 28th – August 27th. To participate all you need to do is submit a photo or video of yourself showing us the coolest/craziest place that you can bank from with the new mobile app. The grand prize winner will receive $10,000. Second place will receive $5,000; Third place will receive $2,500; and 17 runners-up will receive an iPod Touch. Once the contest goes live (July 28th).