Your alumni love you. That’s the first thing to remember. They don’t love coming to your events, or even talking on the phone while you try to wrangle some money or information out of them. Institutional advancement departments get funds from a variety of places. You’re asking alumni, foundations, corporations, and other sources. For some […]
About Stephanie Reynolds
Stephanie executes and manages Valeo Marketing's VIP-retainer accounts, combining expertise in digital marketing and online paid advertising with technical mastery of marketing automation solutions. Addicted to music, animation, gaming, Reddit, and keeping it weird, she is a mad-science blend of creative, hyper-organized, and most things nerdy. Don't feed the gremlins after midnight!
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Sure an automated systems is probably a bunch of code and science that I don’t understand. But I like to imagine a sea of tiny robots buzzing around in my platform, doing my work while I get a mani-pedi. My little automated friends are pretending to be me, nurturing prospects, segmenting lists, managing workflows, sending […]
Last fall, my friend’s daughter began seriously researching colleges. A smart girl, tech-savvy, with a good idea of what she wanted out of college. Her intended major is pretty specific, and not offered at a slew of schools. She did her research, got her list together, and then got down to vetting the programs. She’d […]
I used to teach at a school that created individual curriculum for each student. I had one English student who we’ll call Janice. Janice was 10 years old and sharp as a tack. She was technically in the 5th grade, but her vocabulary and reasoning skills rivaled a lot of adults I know. She loved […]