When we’re not actively solving marketing challenges in higher ed, we’re thinking about them.
And writing about them. And reading about them. And talking about them. Collected here are our insights and resources into all things related to higher education marketing, including white papers, presentations, videos, audio files, worksheets and the RHBlog.
October 13, 2017
If you’ve been following our posts on RHB Insights lately, you’re likely aware of our stance on the importance of having an in-house marketing department on your college campus to properly meet your future needs. We’ve not only written posts that champion the idea, but we’ve created a guidebook to help aid your institution in…Read more
Winning through customer experience: how to create successful campus visits (with or without the campus).
October 4, 2017
A prospective student’s visit to campus (particularly when accompanied by family and friends) has long been the indicator of ultimate engagement. Campus visitors yield at substantially higher rates than those who do not visit. Most of our clients report yield rates of admitted students who have visited at more than twice the rate of the…Read more
September 28, 2017
Focus groups have been a long-standing favorite in higher ed marketing as a means of acquiring valuable qualitative data that may help solve a marketing challenge. So it’s no surprise that, early on in our history as higher ed marketers, RHB employed focus groups as a go-to means of collecting in-depth marketing data about significant…Read more
September 21, 2017
If you’ve been reading our recent insights, or if you’ve reviewed our takeaways from the 2016 Survey of Independent College Presidents that we conducted in collaboration with The Lawlor Group, you may already be aware of our research suggesting that, while institutions have embraced marketing as a vital means of promotion, the embrace of marketing…Read more
August 30, 2017
With fall more or less upon us, it’s time to consider your strategy for recruitment this year. You’ve likely spent some time assessing what you did last year, namely: what worked? What didn’t? You’ve also likely gone through the obvious considerations, the things you must always be mindful of, like: make sure you’re in touch…Read more
August 10, 2017
Recently a friend of mine suggested we check out a new casual dining restaurant that opened in town. I asked her what kind of food they offer, and her response, from looking at the menu online, was: “a little bit of everything.” While that broad answer did not make the restaurant any more enticing, there…Read more