Prevent Your School’s Emails From Being Flagged as Spam

If you surf higher education marketing blogs often, you’ve probably noticed there are numerous posts focused on keeping your college or university’s emails out of the Spam folder. Many bloggers claim to have the “be-all end-all” method to shooting your emails straight to a potential students/alumni’s inbox, thus increasing your overall email open rate. Not […]

{Infographic} Social Content Strategy: Cheeseburger Style

If you’re a marketing blog addict, you have most likely noticed content marketing or social content marketing comparisons popping up all over the internet. “Content marketing is like a ferris wheel.” Or “a good social content strategy should be like Britney Spears”… Yeah. Today’s infographic helps roll content creation in a new, tastier direction: The Social Content Strategy Cheeseburger.

Secret Tip to Increase Your Nonprofit’s Email Open Rate

In email marketing, no word is considered dirtier than ‘Spam.’ The phrase itself is enough to send shivers down the spine of anyone marketing online. Today we’d like to share a little-known tip to increase your nonprofit’s email open rates and keep you out of the Spam folder. First off, let’s talk about Sender Packet […]

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{Infographic} Infographics: Powerful Nonprofit Marketing Tools

Infographics are by far the most amazing thing to grace the internet since Lolcats and Zombo.com (it’s lifechanging). They combine relevant facts and bold images all in one handy graphic. Now, it goes without saying certain industries *cough* nonprofits *cough* could benefit more from the visual stimulation infographics provide. The importance behind any organization’s cause […]

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{Video} A Step-by-Step Guide to Developing an Email Nurturing Strategy for Your College or University

Let’s talk email nurturing for your college or university. Because there’s still time to pull in new leads prior to the spring semester, September presents a perfect time to take a long, scrutinizing look at your current email marketing campaign. To start, ask yourself: Could my campaign be more lead focused? In a previous post, […]

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{Infographic} Higher Education Social Media Goals

Since the dawn of the social media era, teenagers and young adults have been the first to pounce on the online interaction craze. Colleges and universities are taking the hint and joining the social media revolution in order to form connections with their target demographic. However, higher ed institutions aren’t the only ones paying attention. […]

{Video} Practical Guide to Email Nurturing for Your Nonprofit

Let’s talk about email nurturing and your nonprofit organization. In our previous post, we zeroed in on the numerous differences between email marketing and email nurturing. To reiterate, email nurturing is far more targeted, customized, and strategic than your basic email marketing campaign. After all, email marketing done right IS email nurturing. The challenge is: How […]

{Infographic} Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Content Marketing Game Plan

Are you a checklist shopper? Marking off items as you go, checking and double-checking to make sure you didn’t forget toilet paper or some equally critical materials, etc.? Like millions of peeps out there, I am a shopping list lover. For me, ‘free-brain’ shopping equals total disaster. Meaning I may go to the store for […]

The Top 4 Tools for Processing Online Donations

If your nonprofit organization is not already accepting donations through your website, now is the perfect time to start. According to The Chronicle of Philanthropy, online donations are up nearly 14% from last year. Donors are finding online giving simpler and more convenient than traditional offline methods. Now you are faced with a choice: Which […]

{Infographic} WordPress: The Birthday Tribute

2003 delivered many wonderful (“Lord of the Rings: Return of the King”) and strange things (ugh…Newlyweds on MTV) to our lives. One thing you probably won’t find on an ‘03 pop culture list is the birth of our favorite content management system: WordPress! Back in the day, websites had to be built from scratch. This […]