Online higher ed is like a carousel – an experience that keeps going faster. But this ride already started. You can either hop on now and grab the best seat by marketing online ed as an institutional priority, or you can wait and hope to find a seat later. Here are six things you should have done or start soon to ride the online ed carousel.Read more
Author: Angela Brennan
Marketing Management SpecialistAngela Brennan is EMG's Marketing Management Analyst. She provides services in accounting, financial issues, analytics, and technical support. She had more than seven years of experience in the accounting field while working for a Fortune 500 electronic and computer distributor. Her background includes accounts payable, cost-benefit analysis, and compensation. During that time, she was also responsible for networking, creating and maintaining databases, data analysis, and computer software design and testing.
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You may have spent a lot of money building a website with all the bells and whistles but if the right people can’t find your website then it really doesn’t do you any good. This is the basis behind search engine optimization (SEO): increasing traffic to your website with organic search results from search engines. … Continue reading The Good and Bad of SEORead more