3 keys to successful ambassadorship

Whether your existing parent ambassador program isn’t producing the results you hoped for, or whether starting an ambassador program is high up on your to-do list, there are three factors that need your attention. The three keys to a successful parent or student...

Great messaging: man vs machine

Can a computer write more effective ad copy than a human? If you look at the results of a recent campaign by JP Morgan Chase, the answer would be a resounding yes. Does that mean that we should automate the creation of marketing messaging? Absolutely not. Last year,...

Covid Common Sense

This is a confusing time for those responsible for independent school marketing & communications. There is a dizzying number of webinars, courses and podcasts that have been made available. And each of them has its own bulleted lists of indispensable best...

Break down silos for enrollment success

Independent school marketing departments and directors are operating in silos and it’s leading to confused messaging, a lack of strategy and, not surprisingly enrollment declines and uncertainty. You might think that with all of the articles, TED talks and conference...

Why your school needs to be like Alexa

The advent of digital assistants is having a huge impact on our culture but Google and Alexa also account for larger shifts in how we engage with brands and technology. Those shifts are influencing the way parents engage with independent schools and are shaping their...

10 Other Reasons Parents Are Choosing Your School

Independent school marketing is in many ways a cycle of self-fulfilling prophecy. We promote schools based on certain attributes and then we research why parents have chosen our schools and remain satisfied with them based on those same attributes. That, in turn,...