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How to Drive Value with Better Backend UX

Ask the average (or even above average) web redesign project team what UX activities are most crucial to the success of a website,… Read More

Forget the Funnel

Download PDF For marketers in higher education, recruitment season is an elaborate game of channels and funnels: Lock down your creative. Build… Read More

The Reality of Advancement in the Post-COVID Age

Recently my colleague Peter Toran weighed in on the sujet du moment: did our collective suffering… Read More

idfive Video a “Best in Show” at the 36th Annual Educational Advertising Awards

A feature-length video produced by integrated marketing agency idfive for the virtual unveiling of St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Commemorative to Enslaved Peoples of Southern… Read More

Fundraising Lessons from the Age of Covid

Is there anything to learn, or should we just turn the page?  Silver linings are overrated. Sometimes, dark clouds have no… Read More

Fundraising and Branding: Friends or Foes?

Why advancement and marketing have to get along    On the face of it, it seems pretty simple. Your nonprofit’s fundraising… Read More

Marketing to Adult Learners? Try Career Counseling.

Memo to schools trying to attract adult learners: You’re doing it wrong. Now before anyone reading this gets their back… Read More

The Role of Community Colleges in a Recovering Post-COVID Marketplace

2020 was rough for education. The global pandemic not only disrupted classroom instruction all over the world, but tough economic… Read More

The Post-COVID Higher Education Marketing Saga

What does the future hold for communications in Higher Education? As we’re sure you know, that’s not an easy question to… Read More

Neurodesign: Promote Simplicity, Emote Joy, and Drive Action

Introduction Neurodesign is an emerging field of design practice that accounts for how our brains are wired to create designs that… Read More