Blog Article

GDPR and Higher Ed: Are You Ready?

The GDPR goes into effect on May 25, 2018, signaling a huge change in personal data privacy.

Blog Article

20 Tips for Writing Search Engine Optimized Content for Your Higher Ed Website

By now, you’ve probably heard the old joke: Where’s the best place to hide a body? On the second page of Google results.

Inattention to website accessibility can seriously impact your website users —and the reputation of your higher ed institution.

Blog Article

Website Accessibility: A Primer for Higher Ed

If you are managing a higher ed website, you need to be paying close attention to the responsibilities and challenges of website accessibility.

Integrated Marketing: Higher Ed Marketing 101

Blog Article

Integrated Marketing: Higher Ed Marketing 101

In higher ed, integrated marketing is key to the all-important conversion at the end of the engagement funnel. But what exactly is it and how do you implement it?

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Higher Ed Marketing SOS: Help—Facebook is Killing My Page!

As an agency specializing in higher ed marketing, VisionPoint has been creating social media strategies for colleges and universities for a long time. Over the years, we’ve seen a lot of changes in the social media landscape as platforms come and go and adapt to evolving user expectations. If there’s one thing we can say with certainty about Facebook, it’s that the social platform embraces change on a regular basis. Now, it looks like it’s time for another Facebook change and this one is “bigger than the average tweak.”

Think of your higher ed marketing strategy as a game plan

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Higher Ed Marketing 101: Strategy vs. Tactics

Strategy vs. tactics. These terms are often a real source of confusion for marketers, even experienced ones. You can write the most beautiful strategic plan in the world, but if you fail to think about and incorporate tactics (the tools and techniques to execute it), the plan usually sits on a shelf without ever actually being implemented.

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Marketer's Guide

7 Steps For Building an Integrated Marketing Strategy & Plan

We’ve heard from many a school that integrated marketing is not as easy as it sounds. Of course, it’s not that their marketing is intentionally disjointed; it’s just an unfortunate byproduct of their organizational structure and resource limitations. Let's talk about how to change that.

Blog Article

How to Read a Digital Marketing Report

A key part of being a digital marketer is reading and analyzing analytic reports. Reports give marketers insights into what’s working and isn’t working in a digital marketing campaign. With so many different metrics, marketers can be at a loss at where to begin. If you’re finding yourself a little lost in the metrics you’ve come to the right place!

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Big and Bold: UNC Charlotte Launches New Website

Emblazoned on the front of the new UNC Charlotte homepage, these big and bold words usher viewers into the redesigned website. Behind the text, eye-catching videos flash, showcasing the overwhelming variety of opportunities at UNC Charlotte - from a dance class to a percussion concert to a football game. Engaging, user-friendly and vivid: the website has been completely transformed.

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Case Study

Finding Success: One Brand, Many Digital Marketing Strategies

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a rapidly growing urban research university. Though that's a point of pride, it also presents a very real challenge: an increasing number of programs across campus that need support in driving inquiries and enrollment

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Break Out the Champagne!

VisionPoint is on the Best Employer's List for the second year in a row!

Case Study

From Zero to 800 in One Marketing Plan: A VisionPoint Case Study

Learn more about how UC Santa Barbara and VisionPoint partnered to launch a brand new program and drive 800 leads through integrated marketing.