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[Bite-Sized Big Ideas] A Peek Around The Corner

Get the big ideas we at Enrollment Resources believe leaders in the Education space should be thinking about in a bite-sized article or audio clip.

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The US has ratified a travel ban on several countries and it appears, by extension, to be making it tougher for students from other countries to feel welcome in the US. For example, the emerging trade war with China: Chinese authorities are publicly considering popping tariffs on students who want to study in the United States. Also, it appears the denial of US postgraduate Working Visas are making it tougher for grads to stay on and work at externships.

If there indeed is a contraction of international students, how will this play out? Listen or read after the jump! Read more

Start 2018 With Fresh Eyes

The feelings your school instills in a prospective student make or break their buying decision. Those feelings – including that all important first impression – begin long before they ever come face-to-face with your Admissions Rep.

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[Podcast] 24 Tips on How to Create a World-Class Enrollment Process – Part 3

Enrollment Management Round Table with Enrollment ResourcesPart three of “24 Tips on How to Create a World-Class Enrollment Process” explores how to build a culture that obsesses about a positive first impression. Our panelists provide valuable, actionable tips that will help your school create a great first impression. 

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[Podcast] 24 Tips on How to Create a World-Class Enrollment Process – Part 2

Enrollment Management Round Table with Enrollment ResourcesIn part two of our World-Class Enrollment series, our panelists dive into the details of how to generate leads by capturing interest and creating buzz. It all begins with attracting those quality students that will find their fit with your school’s program. Doing so stems from thought-starters you’ll hear more about in the podcast.

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[Podcast] 24 Tips on How to Create a World-Class Enrollment Process – Part 1

Enrollment Management Round Table with Enrollment ResourcesIn this first episode of our World-Class Enrollment series, Shane Sparks, Gregg Meiklejohn and Tom King of Enrollment Resources and Velocify EDU leader Steve Davis introduce and give an overview of the seven habits needed to create a World-Class Enrollment Process:

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Stop advertising by accident with Scientific Advertising

A note from our Co-founder I’m sure you’ve been exposed to a number of Marketing books over the years. A couple of excellent books come to mind such as ‘Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind‘ by Trout and Ries and ‘Ogilvy on Advertising‘ by David Ogilvy, both great reads for anyone studying the art of […]

What risk mitigation questions are you asking?

We were having a beer together lately, reflecting on our relationships with our clients. We landed on the insight that in addition to schools buying services based on benefits, they also buy on risk mitigation. Let’s say a marketing company promises a school a big benefit. If promises are not kept, a nightmare could unravel before your eyes: your school is financially compromised due to some crazy-assed idea a vendor brings you that was poorly thought through and/or implemented. Many purchasing our services are senior staff. School leaders don’t need their well-developed careers partially ruined by having a vendor not come through on a promise or do something unethical. Read more

Events

Conversion Breakthrough Boot Camps At CECU

We are excited to be co-hosting our popular Marketing and Admissions boot camps on June 2nd in conjunction with the 2019 CECU Annual Convention.

What: Conversion Breakthroughs for Admissions Teams and Conversion Breakthroughs for Marketing Teams
Where: The Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, LA
When: June 2nd from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: Free!

Entry is free for both CECU Annual Convention registrants AND non-registrants. That’s right — get yourself to our New Orleans classroom for either the Conversion Breakthroughs for Admissions Teams or Conversion Breakthroughs for Marketing Teams.

Conversion Breakthroughs for Admissions Teams

Facilitators: Tom King and Scott Spitolnick of Enrollment Resources Inc

Facilitators Tom and Scott will show participants how small tweaks to the Admissions process can create significant lifts in new enrollments, improving enrollment metrics and revenue along the way.

The sessions are fully interactive with participants working together, asking questions and, if need be, challenging information presented by our facilitators. You’ll have fun, make some friends and learn tons.

Here’s what you can expect:

  • How Admissions Advisers can add tremendous value for prospective students.
  • Appointment Setting optimization tactics revealed: Convert more leads to appointments immediately after the conference (like, NOW) and have fun doing so.
  • The perfect Interview and Tour: Create a bulletproof process to convert Interviews to Enrollments. Expect lots of sharing of ideas in this robust and rowdy session.
  • The DOA Little Black Book: Hey there DOAs — Here are some breakthroughs in managing and coaching your Admissions team that you can put to work right after the conference.

Post-boot camp bonus: Bring your current Admissions scripts and talking points with you, and Tom King will give you on-the-fly-suggestions after boot camp.

Register Now!

Conversion Breakthroughs for Marketing Teams

Facilitators: Sterling Simpson and Gregg Meiklejohn of Enrollment Resources Inc

Demand Marketing operates on a razor-thin performance margin. In EDU Marketing, all the spoils go to those who outperform their opponents by as little as 1%.

In this Marketing boot camp, Facilitators Sterling and Gregg will teach you how to tweak your inquiry generation efforts without having to throw money at the challenge. Being in front by 1% does not require resources as much as it requires patience and discipline as you dedicate to a culture of split testing.

You will leave with a laundry list of best practices related to testing colors, photos, words, and turns of phrase. (It’s incredible how a tiny tweak to a landing page can create significant benefits!)

The sessions are fully interactive with participants working together, asking questions and, if need be, challenging information presented by our facilitators. You’ll have fun, make some friends and learn tons.

Here’s what you can expect:

  • 20 Reasons your School is Great: A primer [Brainstorm Session]
  • How top performing schools develop conversion rich websites – Can you improve organic inquiries by 30% by just moving around a few words? Let’s find out. Try these 13 split tests for yourself immediately after the conference.
  • How to write top-shelf direct response ad copy. Learn tricks and formulas used by big-shot copywriters. Use what you’ve learned immediately after the conference.
  • A primer on the ROI of Google, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest, and what appears to be around the corner.

At the end of the boot camp, Sterling will take some time to review your websites and give you a few specific tips to take away.

Register today for your preferred track and be prepared to learn!