#10: You have to export contact lists to send emails If you are still exporting from your database to excel in order to send a simple email, you are using the wrong admissions software. New software makes sending emails to any group of contacts a piece of cake – no exports, no mail merges. If … Read More
It wouldn’t be very practical to send your staff door-to-door to greet prospective/current students and parents. However, with the right tools, you can still deliver an extremely personalized experience in a fraction of the time. All you’ll need to start is a camcorder and an email list.
In Part 4 – the final installment of the Enrollment Recession Series – I’ll cover how implementing an online admissions process can help you increase your inquiry and enrollment numbers and stay more competitive in an evolving market. Step 4: Consider Your Admissions Process How cumbersome is your admissions process? Do you allow parents and … Read More
In Part 2 of “How to Beat the Enrollment Recession,” we covered inbound and outbound marketing. In Part 3, we’ll discuss how to define your values through establishing your mission and vision, and how these values can help strengthen your relationships and shape your future. We’ll also cover some practical tips on how to incorporate … Read More
In Part One of this series, we covered admissions and enrollment analytics and how they can help boost enrollment numbers. Now we’ll talk about inbound and outbound marketing. While many schools already have campaigns in place, it is easy to forget their importance during the hectic enrollment and admissions season. When your time is limited … Read More
According to recent data released by the census bureau, private school enrollment has dropped significantly in the past decade. From 2002 to 2010 private school enrollment dropped from 5.4 million students to 4.5 million students, a nearly 17% decrease.
Where does your charter school stand in the age of smartphones, social media, and digital automation? Are using these technologies to your advantage or letting them fall to the wayside while other charter schools take the lead? An increasing number of charters schools are turning to the latest online tools and seeing great improvements. You, too, … Read More
Is admissions and enrollment blogging for schools really driving inbound marketing? I recently went on a quest to find out. I specifically wanted to learn how school admissions teams were using blogging to increase the success of their admissions & enrollment programs. In my search, I stumbled across six schools that really shine in their admissions … Read More
I recently saw a question posted by an Admissions officer on Linkedin, “Does anyone have specific CRM software for keeping in touch with your consultants, placement office, etc.? If so, what are the advantages?” Many of our customers, especially those that accept international students, have talked with us about why they believe it is crucial to … Read More
When I speak to Independent Schools that are keeping very good statistics on where their applicants are coming from I hear that as many as 35% of applicants make first contact with the admissions team and school when they submit their application… that’s ONE THIRD. Now think about all of the people that looked at … Read More