From undergraduates and graduates to continuing education candidates and certificate seekers, each group of higher education prospects has a unique set of needs when it comes to choosing the right institution for them. Schools who understand those needs can effectively use multichannel marketing tactics to nurture prospects from awareness to consideration to decision.
But how do you identify those needs? By creating detailed student personas for each of your key target audiences. Personas are ideal representations of the type of individuals that you’re trying to reach with your marketing efforts. You can create personas with the help of existing data, insights, and even anecdotal observations about your prospects.
Not sure where to start? As part #1 of our 4-part Back-to-School series for higher ed marketers, we’ve developed this checklist to help: (more…)
Kaitlyn is the Lead Social Media Strategist with Incentric and an all-weather beach enthusiast. When she’s not creating integrated social media strategies or launching campaigns, you can find her traveling and looking for the best local eats, hopefully at the same time.