As higher ed marketers who work with a number of institutions, we recognize how difficult this time is for all of you in-house at a college or university. It’s frustrating. It’s time-consuming. There are so many decisions to make. So many what-ifs, and lots of limited resources. We’re watching the news and reading both the […]
By Melissa Fiorenza When the recent NACAC changes inevitably come up in conversation among higher ed professionals, the strategies usually first discussed are those that I like to call being “on the offense.” Things like: offering enticing Early Decision incentives (first choice housing, first dibs on class selection, premier parking spot for freshman year, […]
Do you ever get caught up in a whirlwind of acronyms, analytics, and data? Lots of marketers do. My advice? Keep it simple. Stay focused. Avoid the noise of algorithms (they’re changing constantly) and pocket these five evergreen guidelines for digital marketing as you head into 2020. Huge h/t to the awesome presenters from Digital […]
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).
Daniel Kehn is CCA’s chief brand strategist—and it’s his 17th year at the agency. “I really can’t believe it. I used to be the youngest one here.” With almost 25 years of experience in the field of education, including the international space, you could say he knows what he’s talking about. Here’s a deeper look at […]