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‘SKILL SEEKERS’ WINS AT 2017 AMI MARKETING EXCELLENCE

We’re very excited to announce that our client Box Hill Institute has been awarded the 2017 AMI Marketing Excellence Award for Education for their Skill Seekers campaign, beating an impressive field of entrants that included Melbourne, Deakin, Sydney and NSW Universities. Leading into 2016, TAFE provider

MID YEAR CAMPAIGNS: IT’S ALL IN THE NUMBERS.

MID YEAR CAMPAIGNS: IT’S ALL IN THE NUMBERS

Over recent years there has been a noticeable increase in university recruiting campaigns for the mid-year intake period. This is a natural outcome of the ever-increasing pressures to deliver student growth in a deregulated, hyper-competitive tertiary education market The focus on Semester 1 to deliver the

How the rule of two works for education marketers

How the Rule of Two works for university marketers

  Them, or us. Traditional, or contemporary. Specialist, or generalist. Red, or blue. Interestingly, this Rule of Two also bends to marketing challenges. If you, like many university marketers are wrestling a balance between reputational campaigns and recruitment needs, before you expend too much energy and frustration on a

Brand Aid. The four planning hacks you ned to know.

Brand Aid. The four planning hacks you need to know.

You’ve just received an email from the Office of the Vice-Chancellor. “The Senior Executive are interested in pursuing a different avenue for the brand and would like to see three or four options for consideration. They are meeting on Thursday afternoon. We would LOVE to see

Youth Audiences And The Death Of The TV Ad

Youth Audiences And The Death Of The TV Ad

If one trend has dominated and defined the marketing communications business over the past decade and more, it is the declining influence of traditional media, and the explosive rise of digital. For free-to-air TV, the explosion of competing screens, social platforms, streaming and gaming options confirms

Six ways to fail at education marketing

Six ways to fail at education marketing…

Maybe it’s just me, but many otherwise-enlightened education administrators seem to view marketing as something grubby and best avoided. They prefer to focus on the ‘real business’ of education, neglecting marketing altogether. Or they treat it like a fire extinguisher, to be called on only in

An Uber lesson for Australian university brands

An Uber lesson for Australian University brands

One of the defining features of the global village is the emergence of global super-brands. Google, Facebook, Apple, Netflix: these brands are able to transcend national boundaries. Most owe their dominance to disruptive technology, and the speed at which they have achieved global growth was unimaginable

University advertising - what's with the big slogans?

UNIVERSITY ADVERTISING – WHAT’S WITH THE BIG SLOGANS?

University advertising campaigns, we’ve all seen them. They love a big positioning line. In the past they tended towards self-congratulatory boasts of excellence, prestige and pedigree. These days the trend is bold, individualistic slogans of the “Unlimited”, “Be True To You” and “Dream Large” variety, as they’re