The Higher Education Challenge

Transforming the Student Experience: Admissions to Alumni

When COVID-19 first hit, the unprecedented changes forced schools of all kinds to adapt. Universities and colleges scrambled to figure out solutions for learning that would keep students safe while still maintaining an optimal learning environment. From Zoom classes to optional testing, there’s nothing quite like a pandemic to jumpstart

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How to Successfully Leverage Video Distribution

How to Successfully Leverage Video Distribution

Video is currently one of the hottest mediums in digital marketing. Digital video ad spend in the United States alone was at $41.44 billion in 2020 and is set to hit almost double that amount by 2023. All of that is fueled by buyer habits, with 84% of them reporting

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The ROI of Personalization - Here's How It Pays Off

The ROI of Personalization – Here’s How It Pays Off

The marketing industry has moved beyond questioning whether or not to personalize. I think we can all unanimously agree that not personalizing your marketing efforts is a pretty serious oversight. (Yet somehow, there’s still 14% of marketers out there not investing in personalization.)

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What the World Would Be Like Without Marketing Personalization

What the World Would Be Like Without Marketing Personalization

Imagine, if you will, a world without marketing personalization. A world where, regardless of how many times you interacted with a company, no matter how frequently you set preferences and shared data about yourself, you weren’t treated like an individual. Heck, you weren’t even remembered. Can people live without marketing

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How Music Affects Emotions (and Sales)

How Music Affects Emotions (and Sales)

“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” ― Victor Hugo Mr. Hugo has a point there. We all know that music influences our mood because we’ve experienced it for ourselves. We know that when we listen to certain types of music,

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How to Calculate Retention Rate: A Beginner’s Guide

How To Calculate Retention Rate: A Beginner’s Guide

If you want to evaluate how effective your customer service program is, simply take a look at your customer retention rate. To put it simply, the definition of retention is keeping your customers. More broadly, it includes the actions brands take to reduce customer churn. The retention rate meaning, therefore,

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Customer Engagement in Insurance: Challenges and Solutions

Customer Engagement in Insurance: Challenges and Solutions

Whether it’s digital innovation or a global pandemic, the world is always changing and bringing with it new challenges. For insurance companies, which have already been struggling to keep up with the speed of new innovations, identifying the obstacles ahead will be vital for success. But no obstacle is too

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The Shift to First-Party Data: Why It Matters and What to Do Now

The Shift to First-Party Data: Why It Matters and What to Do Now

Despite the marketing and ad experts (and 90,000 Google search results) proclaiming “third-party data is dead,” we wouldn’t go quite that far. Third-party data still helps enrich your overall understanding of individual consumers. But there’s a definite industry shift toward gathering and leveraging first-party data — and doing it effectively.

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Missing and hitting the personalization target

4 Times Brands Got Personalization Wrong and How To Do It Right

Personalization ranks among the top strategies for delivering a stellar customer experience. By using relevant customer data, brands can create a truly unique customer experience, making customers feel valued and increasing consumer trust. Done right, personalization has the potential to improve retention and conversions. And this can happen through a

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