How to Help Your Families Prepare for the School Year w/Pamela Wray Jul 28, 2021

Hi there, 

As we approach the new school year, it is so important to be accommodating & supportive to your families, new or returning, as they enter into new territory yet again.

As school leader Pamela Wray points out in our discussion on how we can help families to prepare for the...

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Common Digital Ad Mistakes Schools Make w/Angie Ward Jul 27, 2021

Hey there!

Are you a part of an independent school? Understanding these common digital advertising mistakes that schools make will help you improve your ads, drive traffic, and help to increase enrollment at your school. 

To explain some of these mistakes and how to fix them I've...

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Re-engaging Your Parent Community w/Pamela Wray Jul 27, 2021

Hey there, 

Today, I'm delighted to chat with Pamela Wray, an incredible member of our Small School Leaders community!

Pamela is the Enrollment Management Coordinator for the Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Richmond. Her focus is strengthening school communities by providing admissions...

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How to Use LinkedIn Ads at Your School w/Angie Ward Jul 26, 2021

Hi there! 

Today I'm excited to chat with Angie Ward of Enroll Media Group about the power of using LinkedIn Ads at your school. 

Many schools use Facebook, Instagram, and Google for their advertising, and while those are great tools, LinkedIn advertising allows for...

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6 Reasons Why Digital Ads Won't Work for Your School Jul 17, 2021

Hey there! 

Are you trying to increase enrollment for your small or independent school through digital ads? If you're not seeing results, these 6 reasons may be why. 

For those of you just starting out, this can be reframed as the things you need to do before you start. 

1. Your...

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🏫 4 Ways to Build Retention Jul 14, 2021

Hi there!

How are your retention efforts coming? It's so important to be thinking long-term when it comes to retention and building these practices into your family's experience.

These key strategies will not only allow you to gain insight into your families, they will help you shape...

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How to Plan Your Admissions, Development, and Marketing Budgets Jul 13, 2021

Hello friend! 

Are you in a development, admissions, or marketing department at your school? This conversation is one that I believe can benefit anyone working in these departments, especially when it comes to planning and considering your budgets. 

This came from a question I...

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Best Practices for Starting Your New Position Jul 13, 2021

Hi there, 

Have you recently started a new position at a school?  Whether you're a new Head of School, Marketing, Admissions, Advancement Director, or similar role, this is the video for you! 

At small and independent schools, starting a new role can be a lot of learning,...

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Top Digital Advertising Trends for Independent Schools w/Angie Ward Jul 09, 2021

Today I'm thrilled to be joined by Angie Ward of Enroll Media Group to discuss digital advertising trends for independent schools.

As Google, Facebook, and iOS release new privacy changes, digital advertisers need to shift their campaigns to deliver results. 

For independent schools, changes...

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4 Survey Mistakes & How to Avoid Them 🙅‍♀️ Jun 25, 2021

Hey there, 

These common school survey mistakes are easily avoidable and make all the difference! 

  Inconsistency. By sticking to a survey schedule, you give parents what they expect and get easily trackable data. 

  Not using anonymous surveys. This is so important! If...

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Putting The FUN in Fundraising 💰 🤗 Jun 25, 2021

Hi there, 

Do you hate asking for money? Back when I first came into the fundraising world, I absolutely hated it!

Now, years later, I've grown to love it. It was definitely a learning experience, but if want to put the "fun" back into FUNdraising, I have a few tips that can help....

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How to Widen Your Enrollment Funnel Jun 24, 2021

Hey there, 

Today we have a NEW topic—strategies to widen your enrollment funnel this summer. You can be implementing these ideas for outreach now, AND for free or at very little cost. So why not give it a try?

I've recently been working with a few small schools...

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