What is design thinking, and how can you use to address challenges at your institution? This episode will provide a crash course in the five-step human-centered problem-solving framework that focuses on high-impact solutions that meet both stakeholder and institution needs. You’ll learn how to use design thinking in a higher education context and be able […]
The annual AMA Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education is November 4-7 in Orlando. The conference is the premier event in higher ed marketing, with more than 1,200 attendees expected. Headlined by top minds both inside and outside the higher ed community, the event focuses on the latest best practices, trends, and technologies to […]
How WVU Went from Forgotten to Followed on Social Five years ago, West Virginia University’s social media accounts were an afterthought … and it showed. They wanted to change that. Now, they’re a leader in higher ed social media. Learn how everything changed and why your university can and should make social media a bigger […]
The SMSsummit team just wrapped up their 3rd annual Social Media Strategies Summit – Higher Education in NYC – a 3-day event jam-packed with case studies, social media insights, and great discussions among marketers. In this episode, #SMSsummit producer Breanna Jacobs will be joined by two event speakers, Jason Boucher of University of New Hampshire […]
Marketing and communications professionals have become quite familiar with an array of studies highlighting the public’s declining confidence in higher education. In this episode of Marketing Live, vice presidents from AAU (Association of American Universities) and CASE (The Council for Advancement and Support of Education) will take a deep dive into this topic. What are […]
Learn to connect with students naturally and authentically through mastery of the core principles and philosophy of texting. This session focuses on texting as a medium and how to best leverage it for better enrollment results and student outcomes.
Optimize your social strategy by understanding who your audience is and what makes them tick. This episode will focus on creating engaging content, top social media tools/resources, analytics, spending your marketing dollars in the digital space, leveraging campus partnerships, working with students, incorporating your mascot and taking a closer look at Snapchat vs. Instagram Stories. […]
“Branding” is no longer a dirty word in Higher Education. The discipline is being embraced by all types and sizes of institutions and must be well understood by effective university marketing practitioners. Learn from two marketing communications leaders at vastly different institutions how to: Discover your university’s true brand and implement a brand strategy that […]
Neuromarketing is the application of neuroscience to marketing. In this episode of Marketing Live, neuromarketing expert Roger Dooley will explain how to apply neuroscience and behavior research to better market to consumers by understanding their decision patterns. Roger brings a unique perspective on higher education, having co-founded College Confidential. He will provide practical insights on […]
DNA is at the root of everything — in people as well as companies — when it comes to competitive advantage. In this episode of Marketing Live, Andy Cunningham, author of Get to Aha!: Discover Your Positioning DNA and Dominate Your Competition, will discuss the positioning framework that she has developed over decades of working […]
With the decline in organic reach on social media, colleges and universities are relying more heavily on influencers. In this episode of Marketing Live, learn how Drake University has leveraged influencers for a social media-first approach to successful marketing. We’ll cover strategy, execution, results, and more.
Higher education now recognizes the importance of an integrated branding and marketing strategy. This episode of Marketing Live will explore centralized and decentralized mar-com operations. We’ll discuss the pros and cons. It doesn’t matter how an institution is configured. Working across the organization is essential. Tune in to hear innovative strategies for collaboration and cooperation.
In today’s economy, how do you convince students (and parents) that studying what they love is worthwhile? Can rebranding build community and inspire confidence within your institution or unit? In this episode of Marketing Live, communications and marketing leadership from Notre Dame’s liberal arts college will discuss how they leveraged outcomes data to launch a […]
Just a few years ago Garrett Lord was a student at Michigan Tech. Now he’s the CEO of a career service platform called Handshake. His technology is helping students navigate their career search at 500 universities across the country. Tune in to learn how this tool supports students, schools, and employers. Garrett will share some […]
At the heart of leadership lies persuasion. At the heart of persuasion lies storytelling. On this episode of Marketing Live, author, storytelling expert, and former admissions officer Esther Choy will dissect the art and science of storytelling. She’ll share insights on the power of story and how to use it to your advantage. Esther will discuss […]
Have you begun a new marketing leadership role in the last year? Perhaps you will be transitioning to one in 2018? Those first months in your new role set the tone for your tenure. It’s imperative to make the most of this unique period. This episode of Marketing Live will cover the most important considerations […]