It’s no secret that students want to text. In fact, a recent study found that 97 percent of students indicated they use texting as their primary form of communication – they prefer it over email, direct mail or phone calls. Does that mean you should jump right in, start texting students and encourage your colleagues […]
Higher education is always in flux. According to the National Student Clearinghouse, college enrollment declined about two percent from 2014 to 2015. Now, more than ever, academic administrators must make the most of what’s available to encourage student engagement and achievement throughout the four year post-secondary education process. One of the assets academic professionals can leverage […]
Universities are getting into the mobile mindset and alumni development should be no exception. When it comes to engaging millennial alumni, the shift to mobile becomes essential. With that said, Corporate Insight’s “Gifting on the Go” report could only identify a select few colleges across the country that are utilizing mobile giving methods. With the […]
In this segment of Admissions Live (airdate September 8, 2014), host Chris D’Orso talks with Stephanie Geyer of Noel-Levitz and Lance Merker of OmniUpdate about this year’s E-Expectations survey of college-bound students and their parents.
Organizations across the country are consistently seeking how to develop a digital content that maximizes the user experience and is ADA accessible. Learn how to legally meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act, along with keeping your information clear and engaging.
Today we are joined by Chris Lucas, Vice President of Marketing at Formstack, to discuss key findings from the company’s new Form Conversion Report. The report features data from 400,000+ online form users on how to make your higher ed forms more conversion-friendly. Chris will share proven data on how to get more responses on […]
Thursday, June 5th at 1:00pm ET TOPIC Social Media: What is the best way to communicate with students? Facebook engagement is steadily decreasing and Higher Ed pros are desperately seeking the best way to connect and communicate with students? Where do we need to move to within the social media world to keep good communication flowing?
On last week’s AdvancementLive, Joe Lyons of the Cornell Annual Fund said that one of the trends he is following closely is the evolution of “mobile wallets”, tools that make it easy to make payments with a smartphone. The prospect of giving on cell phones has intrigued fundraising professionals since the Red Cross text-to-give campaign […]
Andrew Gossen talks with Joe Lyons of Cornell University and Devin Mathias or Marts & Lundy about trends, challenges, and opportunities in annual giving. This show aired on Tuesday, July 23rd at 1:00 p.m. Topics discussed by show guests included direct mail, phonathons, e-mail campaigns, social media, mobile, crowdfunding, and the need for more application […]
On this show “Admissions Homepages,” host Ashley Hennigan is joined by Joel Goodman, Principal at Bravery Transmedia, and two members of the admissions web team from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Dan Kohler, Sr. Assistant Director of Digital Media, and Mike Sammons, Front End Developer. Hear their thoughts on this homepage re-designs, sustainability, mobile, social and more! […]
After six years of traveling nationally as a college admissions counselor, I have come to greatly appreciate the technology at my fingertips. I have also come to learn that no matter how many times I have done the same trip, recruitment travel will inevitably become a blur.
HighEdWeb 2012 took place recently in Milwaukee. It was epic. Turns out #heweb12 is where the Internet lives. My Twitter friends became real friends. I was surrounded by smart. The session content was not only advanced, but uber-practical. Plus, each and every aspect of the conference was extraordinarily well thought out and designed to entertain. […]
Vice President of Marketing at Mongoose Research, Marty Agius, joins Admissions Live for an overview of best practices in an admissions-first approach to mobile communication strategies. From text messaging to mobile web sites, Marty brings over 26 years of marketing experience to the show along with dos and don’ts for mobile web content curation.