The global pandemic caused by COVID19 has been a major game-changer in various sectors. The educational sector is definitely one of those. The global pandemic has shifted the traditional mode of education to online by encouraging the need for online education too. That has steadily increased the importance of digital marketing for education industry worldwide.
Now that students no longer have to reach out to the mortar brick classrooms, maximum educational institutes are shifting to a robust digitization process to connect with their targeted student groups. That also includes those traditional educational institutes which are now steadily trying to be a part of this rapid digitization process. The digital marketing in education sector will lay a significant impact within all of these educational institutes from 2021 because,
It’s next to impossible for any educational institute to achieve some or all of these goals mentioned above without a strategic marketing plan.
The world of education has changed a lot in recent years. The present pandemic due to COVID-19 acted as a catalyst in this new era education system by breaking down the physical walls of classrooms. With maximum colleges and institutes running their classes, via digitized platforms like Zoom video, Skype video, etc. and the rest of the colleges undergoing the transitional shift from traditional to digital mode, the impact of both online and offline education is quite pivotal now.
According to National Education Policy 2020, the purpose of a good education is to develop rational thinking power, logical reasoning skills, developing empathy, compassion and resilience with students. By prioritizing some of these learning outcomes for the students, your institute needs to stand alone from the rest. That’s where a competitive digital marketing strategy for educational institutes comes in.
Honestly, only an organized marketing strategy can help your institute to reach your targeted students who can avail the benefit of one such value-added education. To make that happen, always prioritize the top digital marketing trends required in an education business from 2021. Some of those competitive online and offline marketing trends have been shared below,
Social media is one of the most reliable ways to promote every business nowadays. It’s one of the most suitable platforms for promoting your education business from 2021. That’s because according to the New education Policy, announced by Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi, online learning and distance education avails equivalent privileges of traditional modes of learning. One such advantage will enhance your scope to use competitive social media-based ad promotions for your education business. Some of those new era social media ad promotional trends include:
Be it an online business or offline education business, social media is quite pivotal for promoting your online business brand. If you want to grab some or all of these social media ad promotional tactics, you may hire a professional social media agency like us to avail these ad promotional techniques for your education business.
Lead nurturing activities are the most effective ways to generate leads from multiple sources. One such strategy can be equally beneficial for online as well as offline educational businesses. The main agenda of lead nurturing is to allocate your business preferences, boost the engagement factors and increase potential leads with a good lead score. At the same time, one such activity can optimize your business performance with the productivity report generated from one such lead. That’s another reason to consider lead nurturing activity for your education business as it improves and enhances your communications faster with your targeted audiences. The activity also includes email marketing, whatsapp API calling, SMS and whats app marketing in the count. That way you get ample scopes to nurture your leads leading from an applicant to a confirmed student admitted in your institute.
Maximum online learning platforms are widely searched and accessed from smartphones by users. That’s because smartphones are quite handy amongst students these days. The access to the internet in maximum smartphones have made it easier for them to access popular online courses available near them. By overlooking one such factor you might lose a sufficient number of targeted student groups who might be interested in enrolling in your institute. That way, your targeted student groups can enrol either via a website or via their mobile phones.
By preferring a mobile responsive website, your online business remains visible to the maximum number of online student groups. If you’re planning to optimize the mobile speed of your educational website, you may get in touch with an expert like SRV Media to avail higher ed digital marketing services to boost the number of admission in your online course.
At SRV Media, we always prioritize the importance of a well structured and attractive website with strategic landing pages, enabled with an online application system. We assure you that it’s easier for the interested students to enrol and apply easily from your mobile responsive website with an attractive landing page, with some of these features shared below,
There are plenty of career-specific courses available in the market. If you want to add leverage to your education business domain by separating it from the rest, you must take the key elements of SEO factors seriously by now. SEO is no longer confined to keywords and language only nowadays. The consistent changes in Google Analytics have made it mandatory to maintain technically sound, correct and strong websites if you want to avail long term benefits of SEO. Then only you can find your educational website within the top listed search results.
SRV Media, being one of the reputed digital marketing companies can help you to deploy the most effective online marketing trends befitting your online education business. Our initiative of using DV 360 (Display and Video 360) for programmatic marketing displays media via Google Display Network (GDN) assures guaranteed programmatic enterprise-level solutions for your education business. With this technology, it’s just a matter of a few working days or hours to analyze your business. That way, your chances to maximize the number of enrolments get suitably amplified.
The final words…
If you’re stuck in a rut to increase the number of your applicants by influencing them to take admission in your institute, feel free to reach us to extend your knowledge on digital marketing education in Pune or anywhere else in India. We can help you with our ‘soon to be conducted webinar’ on the current online marketing trends for educational businesses. It might help you to get multiple channels to streamline your digital marketing funnels for generating convertible leads.
Best of luck in advance!