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How your school will benefit from using personas

Posted by Geoffrey Macadaeg on Wed, Dec 26, 2018

It is tempting to initiate a marketing strategy without developing buyer personas, however the likelihood is you will miss valuable opportunities to speak directly to your target audience. In fact, personas are an integral part of any marketing strategy because they serve as reference points to your marketing objectives. They are bridges between your goals and your prospective parents as they offer essential information that affect every step of your marketing strategy. Without personas, you are more likely to revert to creating content around what you know best instead of what your prospective parents are actively seeking.

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Topics: Communication, Marcom, imageseven, School, School marketing, School marketing strategy, Education, Inbound marketing, Content marketing, Digital communication trends, Digital marketing, Messaging, Online marketing, Strategy, Creating buyer personas

The critical KPIs of school content marketing

Posted by Gilbert Siahaan on Thu, Dec 20, 2018

A key performance indicator (KPI) is a measurable value that is used to judge how effective an organisation is at achieving key objectives. Organisations use KPIs to evaluate their success at reaching targets. KPIs are important in the world of content marketing so that we can measure the effectiveness of what we produce. We’ve put together a list of some of the critical KPIs of school content marketing.

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Topics: Social media, Social media marketing, Education, School, School marketing, School marketing strategy, imageseven, Communication, Marcom, Inbound marketing, Website, Strategy, Online marketing, Positioning, Digital marketing

How to write blog school titles that get results

Posted by Clare Ravasini on Tue, Dec 11, 2018

"On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar." David Ogilvy said this in his book, Confessions of an Advertising Man, in 1963. David, one of the world’s most famous ad men, knew the importance of a great headline and how to hook an audience.

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Topics: Education, Inbound marketing, imageseven, Communication, Marcom, School marketing strategy, Content marketing, School marketing, School, Blogging

How topic clusters can improve your content marketing strategy

Posted by Kristian Lawrence on Mon, Dec 03, 2018

Search engine algorithms are constantly evolving and becoming smarter. Long gone are the days where keywords are the most important factor in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). Nowadays search engines are taking a much more human approach to search results, using machine learning and artificial intelligence to read web pages and gauge the topic and quality of the writing. It is because of this that a scattergun approach to blogging is inefficient, ineffective and more work than a strategy based on topic clusters. Find out how you can use topic clusters to improve your school’s content marketing efforts below.

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Topics: Communication, Marcom, imageseven, School marketing, School, School marketing strategy, Education, Copywriting, Digital marketing, Online marketing, Strategy, SEO, Messaging, Blogging, Inbound marketing

How to use video to improve your school marketing

Posted by Gilbert Siahaan on Thu, Nov 22, 2018

Videos are one of the greatest tools a school marketer has. Videos are engaging, with Facebook reportedly receiving eight billion video views per day; they are easier to digest than long pieces of text; and they are personable, helping you to build a stronger trust between your school and your audience.

Here are ways how to use video to improve your school marketing.

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Topics: Education, imageseven, Branding, Communication, Online marketing, School culture, video, School marketing, School website, Digital communication trends, School marketing strategy, Visual identity, Website, Inbound marketing

Essential pointers to improve your school website layout

Posted by Geoffrey Macadaeg on Tue, Nov 13, 2018

Have you ever visited a website that looks so messy that you suddenly have the urge to hit Alt + F4? There's a bunch of horribly done websites out there and we surely don't want our school websites to join that list and become the ire of our prospective parents and students.

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Topics: SEO, School website, Website, Inbound marketing, School marketing, School marketing strategy, imageseven, Communication, Education

How to diversify your school blog entries to captivate your readers

Posted by Geoffrey Macadaeg on Wed, Oct 24, 2018

Writing for your school blog can really get tough sometimes.

Aside from the occasional writer's block, one of the main challenges school marketers often get worried about is keeping school blog subscribers interested. If your blog entries are not interesting enough, or if they all look the same to your readers, you might face a sudden drop in readership due to unsubscribes.

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Topics: Education, Inbound marketing, imageseven, Communication, Marcom, School marketing strategy, Content marketing, School marketing, School, Blogging

5 reasons why school webinars work

Posted by Gilbert Siahaan on Thu, Oct 18, 2018

Webinars are used to deliver seminar-style content through an online platform. The purpose of a webinar is to present a topic that is relevant and engaging for the intended audience. Webinar formats can vary from being a one-way pre-recorded video or an interactive session where hosts and viewers can respond in real time. Even today, webinars are proven to be a very helpful tool in school marketing. Here are some of the reasons why school webinars work.

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Topics: Communication, Marcom, imageseven, School, School marketing, School marketing strategy, Education, Inbound marketing, Branding, Content marketing, design, Digital marketing, Online marketing, School website, Website

Where your audience is hanging out on social media

Posted by Bart Caylor on Mon, Oct 01, 2018

If your marketing messages aren’t reaching people, they aren’t working. Here’s how to ensure your messages on social media are getting where the people are.

In vast areas with little rainfall, like much of Africa, it’s amazing what happens when you put a little water out there. Water brings animals of all kinds together.

(Here’s a cool live camera feed of a watering hole in Africa.)

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Topics: Education, Inbound marketing, Website, imageseven, Communication, Marcom, School website, Social media, Social media marketing, Social media management, Analytics

Characteristics of copywriting for education marketing

Posted by Bart Caylor on Wed, Sep 26, 2018

Copywriting is an art that offends the sensibilities of academic writing. That can present unique challenges for education marketers who live in an academic world. To help out, here’s a cheat sheet on what copywriting for education marketing should look like.

Copywriting shares a lot in common with content writing. It’s airy, conversational, and informal. But the main distinction is in their objectives.

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Topics: Blogging, Strategy, Communication, Inbound marketing, School, School marketing, Education, imageseven, Marcom

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