Marketing Minute: What Do They Want? Jan 17, 2021

Hey there, 

Today I'm here with a quick Marketing Minute! This is the one sticky note that every Head of School needs on their computer right now. (however, this really applies to anyone who is offering a product or service!)

Here it is: 

What do they want, and how can I serve...

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Marketing Minute: Progress Over Perfection Jan 13, 2021

Hi there,

Just a quick note for all heads of schools and marketing directors: progress over perfection! 

Why? Right now I'm seeing a lot of amazing ideas being floated around in schools, but there is sometimes a resistance to start that idea because it's going to take too many resources...

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How to Plan Your Marketing Budget for Next Year Jan 04, 2021

Hello there, 

Today we're going to be talking about your marketing budget because early 2021 is the time to think about next year. 

I want to focus on return on investment, as it's a key part of deciding your budget.

So, look at each area of your budget and ask yourself this—Is...

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How To Avoid Attrition NOW Jan 03, 2021

Hello there!

We've seen a lot of interesting things in independent schools the past few years. Some schools have an increase in interest, and others who took on new families are wondering if those families are going to stay. 

Regardless of where you're at, you want to avoid attrition, and...

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What You Have to Lose in 2021 Jan 02, 2021

Hi there,

Happy new year! We've made it to 2021. Now, it's time to get the ball rolling, because I'm here today to talk about what is at stake for this year in your school. 

What if I told you that your actions right now could cost you 10% in revenue this time next year and an increase in...

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It's PLAN-uary! (Best Planners for 2021) Jan 01, 2021

Hey there,

Welcome to PLAN-uary!

Yep, we've made it to 2021 and it's already time to set your new's years resolutions and start planning ahead for the year to come.

What better way to do that than talking about my favorite planners?

So, we have the Full Focus Planner and the Panda...

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3 Strategies for Success in 2021 Dec 10, 2020

Hey there, 

As we are in December heading into January, I have 3 strategies to set you up for success in 2021. I know these will help you get into the new year, but really, these are going to be applicable anytime! 

Here we go...

1. Be clear about who you are serving, and what your...

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How To Practice Holistic & Strategic Marketing Dec 09, 2020

Hello today! 

I'm here today to define and discuss holistic and strategic marketing. I think there is a common misconception that marketing is all about websites, social media, email, etc. However, in the marketing world we are beginning to see marketing redefined as one holistic piece that...

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Why You Need to Market Your School NOW Dec 08, 2020

Hello there, 

As we're heading into the spring, I know you are probably dealing with admissions, interest from public school families, teacher stress, disgruntled families, and of course additional COVID-19 safety issues and distance learning.

There is A LOT going on right now, and some of...

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Female Leadership in Schools (featuring a special guest!) Dec 07, 2020

Hey there! 

Today I am here with my daughter to take a moment to show my appreciation for all the women leaders and administrators in small schools who I have seen do incredible work, especially during this difficult time! 

You are such a joy to work with! 

You have inspired me to...

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3 Fundraising & Giving Tuesday Mistakes Schools Make Dec 02, 2020

Hey there, 

Today we are talking about fundraising and marketing. While you might think these two efforts are separate, I want to encourage you to see just how tied together fundraising and marketing really are.

On Giving Tuesday earlier this week, we saw tremendous success with the schools...

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Why Your Website Photos are Killing Your Enrollment! 😮☠️ Dec 01, 2020

Hi there!

I'm here today to discuss a huge issue I'm seeing right now that is killing your enrollment efforts! 

Let me start by asking you to do a quick exercise: look at another school's homepage photos right now. What do you see? What is your initial reaction?

Probably, what you're...

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