Faced with growing competition and a shrinking pool of applicants, it’s important, now more than ever, for institutions to optimize every opportunity to convert prospective students into qualified leads. Let’s assume you’ve already allocated a portion of your budget to an enrollment marketing campaign. Whether your approach includes media, email marketing, SEO, or other traffic drivers, the next step is to evaluate your landing pages. Here are five tips to ensure you’re driving traffic to high-converting pages (and getting the information you need from prospective students).
With 91% of B2B marketers and 86% of B2C marketers reportedly using content marketing as a part of their overall marketing strategy, it’s not news that there’s an unyielding craze for more content across industries. And no matter what seat you’re in reading this—the boss, the content creator, the student intern—you no doubt feel pressure to feed the […]
As a senior writer here at CCA, I’m a blog-post-writing machine. I’m talking blogs on blogs on blogs. Even right now, I’m writing a blog post. OK, it’s not really that mind-blowing. It’s my job, and I love it, and I like to think I’m pretty good at it. The writing staff here—which includes my […]
As higher ed marketers, we’re passionate about college, and we’re loyal to the schools we came from. So we know how important the annual Homecoming tradition is. It’s a time for coming together and for examining our relationships with our students and alumni. So how can we, as marketers, harness the energy and enthusiasm of […]
Personas are the foundation of all great higher education marketing plans because they epitomize your potential students and help guide how you talk to them. When you can put a name and story to a specific audience like, say, military students, you can better predict their wants, needs, and educational journeys—and when your messaging is that tailored, they’ll appreciate what you have to say. To start developing the perfect personas for your institution’s marketing strategy, consider these tips.