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Angie Ward

Angie’s worked directly with over 200 colleges, universities and private K-12 schools to execute strategic digital marketing campaigns that help them meet recruitment goals. Angie's role within Enroll Media Group allows her to provide nonprofits and independent schools the resources, technology, and expertise they need to achieve growth, as an extension of their organization.
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How to Optimize Your School's Admission Events for Search

  Sep 22, 2021 11:19:41 AM / by Angie Ward

Is your independent school planning an in-person, virtual, or hybrid admissions event this fall? If so, it’s critical for your school’s event to be optimized on search engines. Many private school marketers know that SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is a relatively large undertaking.

But did you know that you truly can take SEO one page at a time?

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5 Ways Schools Can Plan a More Effective Digital Marketing Strategy

  May 20, 2021 7:30:00 AM / by Angie Ward

Each year presents its own unique marketing challenges for independent K-12 schools, and 2021 is no exception. On the heels of a global pandemic, a drastically shifting economy, and a privacy-centric online advertising space, schools need to allocate annual marketing dollars smarter and leaner than in the past in order to more effectively reach right-fit families online. 

Here are some tips for schools looking to develop a stronger and smarter digital marketing strategy this year: 

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Five Digital Marketing Strategies to Boost Summer Program Registrations

  Mar 2, 2021 1:23:07 PM / by Angie Ward

Families are eager to see what opportunities await their children for both in-person and virtual summer programs this year. While summer camp marketing should be a year-round strategy, now is a great time of year to take digital marketing to the next level. Whether you focus on test prep, arts, athletics, STEM, or nature-based themes, digital marketing is a great way to boost those summer registrations, and quickly. 

How Your School Can Market Your Summer Camps and Programs Online:

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Marriage of Market Research & Digital Marketing for Schools

  Jan 6, 2021 10:31:42 AM / by Angie Ward

Every year presents its own enrollment challenges for independent schools. In these unprecedented times, it is more critical than ever to consider multiple factors before launching digital marketing campaigns.

Schools need to leverage market research to launch more informed and increasingly impactful digital campaigns heading into 2021.

It starts with understanding who your core audience is, and who it needs to be, so that you can begin to reach, attract, convert, and retain the right-fit families to sustain your enrollment marketing efforts now— and well beyond — COVID-19.

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What K12 Schools Need to Know about Google Analytics 4

  Nov 5, 2020 2:30:00 PM / by Angie Ward

If you’re a school marketer, you may be wondering what the Google Analytics 4 announcement is all about. 

Here's an overview of Google Analytics 4 and how your school can leverage it.

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How Schools Can Optimize their Admissions Pages for Search

  Aug 13, 2020 7:30:00 AM / by Angie Ward

With reopening plans and the new school year just around the corner, it’s easy to put things like Search Engine Optimization (SEO) on the back burner. But since families are not visiting campus to ask all the right admissions questions, it’s more critical than ever that your website be optimized to provide information about the admissions process to parents in the exact moment they are looking. Without proper SEO, you might be preventing your admissions pages from showing up in search results, or worse, the wrong pages and information could be showing up, creating a bad user experience and leaving a bad impression.

Here's how schools can optimize their admissions pages for search right now:

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What Happened to My School's Google Reviews?

  Mar 16, 2020 9:26:20 AM / by Angie Ward

You may be one of the many schools wondering what happened to Google Reviews in recent months. Organizations categorized as schools are experiencing a range of issues including placement of reviews, removing the ability for users to leave reviews, and in many cases, seeing reviews going away entirely.

So what happened to Google Reviews?

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How to manage your school’s online reviews - The Dos & Don'ts

  Dec 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Angie Ward

Is your school dealing with a persnickety review or low star rating? It can be challenging to keep up with various ways in which prospective families are searching for, and learning about your school online while understanding which of those ratings really matter. For better or worse, the reality is that online reviews are part of the equation for every stage of the funnel -- from the initial discovery and inquiry, to deciding whether to visit, apply, and ultimately enroll -- key considerations are being made by adults who rely on the internet for a large source of information. 

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Maximizing your Market Research for more Impactful Digital Marketing

  Aug 21, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Angie Ward

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Why Facebook Lead-Ads should be part of your Annual Enrollment Marketing Strategy

  Jun 20, 2019 10:30:00 AM / by Angie Ward

Here we are, nearly 4 years into one of Facebook's leading advertising capabilities, and Lead Ads show no signs of slowing down. In the education arena, specifically, Facebook & Instagram Lead Ads can be used for a plethora of admissions goals. From generating open house registrations and inquiries to eBooks and tours, Lead Ads can be used for both the top and the bottom of the funnel strategies. In tandem with other digital marketing, email and traditional efforts, here’s why Lead Ads should absolutely have a place in your admissions marketing plan.

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