Digital Marketing for Higher Education Institutions

Recruit more high-value students with a specialized
Higher Ed digital marketing agency

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Clients That Trust Us:

Universities Higher Education Digital Marketing Clients
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See Our Work In Action

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increase in
applications in Q1


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decrease in cost
per lead

10 months

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An overwhelming number of prospective students begin – and end – their research for higher education institutions online. On your quest to attract new prospects and boost enrollment rates, developing a comprehensive digital strategy is one of the most important steps you can take.

Here at Cardinal, we specialize in helping higher education institutions use digital marketing to tackle their two most important challenges:

Recruit New Students

Recruit new

Alumini Relationships

Retain and strengthen
alumni relationships

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Ignite Your Growth with Cardinal

Leverage Cardinal’s higher learning marketing solutions to grow your student base.
Here are some of the benefits to partnering with Cardinal:

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The #1 Spot on Google SERP’s
You’ve worked hard to get your university to where it’s at, so let’s make sure that students find you easily- and immediately- on Google.

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Get More Students
Sure, increased visibility on the web is great but it’s the relationships that really matter. We count success in terms of conversions and loyal, long term students who look to you to get the education they need to succeed in life.

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Boost Your Profits
Just like building up your learning establishment with great instructors and curriculum, building up your web presence and student base takes work. We admit that it takes time and money to invest in successful SEO tactics but give it 6 months and you’ll be like most of our Cardinal clients who stay with us for years.

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Your Thought Partner
Cardinal does more than just boost your ROI through implementing SEO; we’re a partner that’s committed to your personal growth because we consider your achievements our achievements. We want to hear from you often and take your ideas/dreams/goals seriously. Because we know open communication is the key to innovation and success.

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Analytics at Your Fingertips
We take pride in providing you thoughtful monthly reports with relevant KPI’s right at your fingertips, but you will also have access to our proprietary software interface with details about your campaigns. Cardinal’s SEO experts are also just a phone call away anytime for updates.

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Right in Your Backyard
If your main target demographic is right in your immediate area, then it makes sense to go with an SEO company that knows the culture, problems, and solutions available to help relate to your audience. Fortunately, Cardinal is a locally based SEO company run by experts who understand the region.

A Complete Digital Solution to Meet Your Goals

Digital marketing, in general, can be complicated; but marketing on behalf of your university is even more challenging. While increasing enrollment rates is one of your top priorities, you also want to ensure you stay loyal to your school messaging and not overspend your budget.

That’s why we’ve developed a comprehensive approach to marketing for universities and colleges. While each of our partnerships is unique, we develop our strategies around four key tenets:

Rather than approach these areas separately, our team weaves them together to create a story,
and strategy, designed to deliver results.

Increase Enrollments

For all the benefits the digital age has had for your institution, it’s certainly introduced new challenges. Today, prospective students can research hundreds of schools in the matter of minutes, making it more difficult for your school to stand out.

We make our clients’ schools stand out from the crowd through our aggressive campaigns that increase brand exposure in the areas of the web where we know prospective students congregate. From Google to Facebook, directories and more, our goal is to make your school easy to find and impossible to ignore.

We implement state-of-the-art strategies, including remarketing, to continuously reach out to prospects we know are most likely to convert.

But increasing enrollment rates requires more than just being found online. Our goal is to create an incredible digital experience for your prospects to help them realize that your school is the right fit for them. This includes carefully researching your marketing audiences and developing campaigns targeted toward each of these audience types.

The end result is clear – more qualified leads and applications for our clients.

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Looking to increase your enrollment rates and attract higher quality candidates?
Want to improve the credibility of your brand?

We have a history of helping our clients meet and exceed their goals
while improving the efficiency of their marketing efforts.

Contact the Cardinal team today to learn more about our digital marketing efforts
specifically designed for higher education institutions.

Our Clients Love Us

“Cardinal’s competitors constantly try to get us to switch to them. We are not interested in switching.”

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Cardinal’s Proprietary Marketing Technology Student Stream’s Benefits:

Double Your Student Volume for the Same Spend

Dump the campaigns that don’t generate returns. Our AI based marketing platform automatically optimizes towards the campaigns that are driving high value students.

Modernize Marketing

Executive Level Reporting

Give your bosses the type of analytical reporting that they didn’t even know was possible. No longer do you have to report on cost per lead. With Student Stream, you will now be able to report on the Cost Per Student marketing…and show the ROI.

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