With luck, the holidays will be a slower time for you and your team. Consider using some of this extra time to review your communications and look at how you might implement industry best practices for email marketing. A good place to start may be with this blog post from Litmus, outlining ten best practices.
Disruption in higher education has created an imperative to adopt campus-wide CRM strategies to support engagement across the entire student lifecycle. Learn more about trends in CRM adoption within higher education by watching this webinar recording.
Creating quality communications requires time, effort, and skill. Ensure that your hard work doesn't go to waste by using these key strategies for avoiding the spam filter for email providers like Gmail.
With the new year just around the corner, now is a great time to take another look at your social media strategy. Video is an increasingly valuable communication channel and works well on both Facebook and Instagram platforms. This helpful article on Hubspot is full of actionable tips for you to ensure that your social media strategy leverages video in a nimble way.
If there was a short list of key event management terms, return on investment (ROI) would certainly be at the top. Measuring the impact of an event is critical. It gives insight to the success of an event and can help drive conversations around how to better plan and market events in the future. Check out this Bizzabo blog titled "Measuring Event ROI and Event Marketing Attribution," for information on everything from the meaning of event ROI through to measurement tools.
When it comes to using software like Marketing Cloud, the browser that you use can impact performance. In effort to provide clarity around which browsers work best with Marketing Cloud, Salesforce has released this handy guide.
With the new calendar year just around the corner, now is a great time to take a look at your current communications plan. During this review, consider the possibility of developing and implementing journeys for your constituents. The impact of marketing journeys, along with tips and tricks, are described in this post from MailChimp.
Creating compelling emails is only part of of a successful marking campaign, but it is an important part. The layout, design, and overall look of an email can have significant impact on the engagement that it drives. A great resource for new ideas and design suggestions is Really Good Emails. Really Good Emails is a collection of, well.... really good emails.