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 8 tips for better content marketing on social media sites

8 tips for better content marketing on social media sites

Virtually everyone knows that consumers – including students – have little time for traditional marketing. Students don’t want to be pushed or sold to, even when they are...

 Part 2: Videos that work: What’s your strategy?

Part 2: Videos that work: What’s your strategy?

In Part 1 of this series, we provided examples of education marketing videos that stay true to the brands behind them and that deliver effective, strategic messaging. In...

 Part 1: Videos that work: How effective is your promotional video?

Part 1: Videos that work: How effective is your promotional video?

Does your school have a promotional video? Multimedia is an increasingly important part of the recruitment toolkit, especially if you want to attract international students. More and more,...

 From prospects to enrolments: direct marketing in international recruitment

From prospects to enrolments: direct marketing in international recruitment

Today’s post will look at the all-important task of communicating directly with prospective international students – something that has changed monumentally since the days when sending out a...

 Is your marketing answering the right questions?

Is your marketing answering the right questions?

Amidst the ever-intensifying global competition for students, all education institutions with internationalisation mandates are asking themselves what they can do to present themselves more effectively to students in...

Generation Y poised to bring permanent change

Getting ahead of the curve and discerning the future direction of millennial, or Generation Y, trends is a task made exceedingly difficult by the group’s general technological literacy...

Part 2: Facebook is changing: Are you changing with it?

With all the changes going on at Facebook (see Part 1), it can be worthwhile for student recruiters to update their list of do’s and don’ts when it...

Part 1: Facebook is changing: Are you changing with it?

Facebook has made some substantial changes over the last year, and many of these should affect the way student recruiters are using the platform to reach out to...

Using the US Department of Commerce for international student recruitment

Today’s video interview is with Mr Greg Thompson, a Senior International Trade Specialist and Education Team Leader with the United States Commercial Service (USCS), an agency within the...

Could you improve your recruitment results and student services through data mining?

If you were an international student advisor, what if you could predict, with 85% accuracy, which of the students you counselled would graduate, and which would drop out...

Intense competition places new emphasis on branding

“Higher education is the most complex, expensive intangible most people will ever purchase, and the “purchase decision” is therefore powerfully influenced by brand reputation.” —Academica Group whitepaper, “Classifying...

Incorporating experiential marketing in international recruitment

If you thought marketing to students was already intensely multifaceted, you’ve got more to consider: some observers are pointing to “experiential marketing” as an area of innovation in...

Social networks: students love Tumblr

According to The Daily Dot, “Tumblr” surpassed “blog” in December as one of the most searched terms on Google, thus confirming the slow fall of the search for...

Chinese students drawn to elite education brands

“Before the economy opened up, a chic suit meant one with the label of a state-owned factory sewn ostentatiously on the sleeve. How times change.” —From “China’s Luxury...

Turning international students into brand advocates

How much attention are you paying to the satisfaction of your international students? If the answer is “a lot,” you’re on the right track. Paving the way for...