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Effective Marketing Strategies for Seven Figure Education Consulting Businesses

Megan Galane
April 22, 2024
Effective Marketing Strategies for Seven Figure Education Consulting Businesses

In the world of education consulting, effective marketing is essential for building, growing, and scaling your business. However, many people make common mistakes when it comes to marketing. Let's dive into some key strategies and pitfalls to avoid.

1. Strategy Over Tactics

One of the biggest mistakes is overemphasizing marketing tactics without a clear strategy. Marketing tactics (such as social media, email, or speaking engagements) are important, but they should be part of a larger campaign. Think of marketing as an intentionally designed series of steps centered around a specific objective.

2. Lack of Planning

Effective marketing requires planning. Don't wait until the last minute to launch a campaign. Plan ahead by identifying important dates, resources needed, and a detailed timeline. Give yourself the gift of time to execute a successful campaign.

3. Starting Too Late

Start seeding your campaign well in advance. Whether it's a webinar or a conference, build anticipation by strategically releasing content related to the topic. Waiting until the last minute won't give you the results you want.

Examples of Effective Campaigns

1. Conference Speaking Campaign:

  • Objective: Build awareness and establish authority.
  • Tease your audience with behind-the-scenes content as you prepare for the conference.
  • Go live during the event and share key takeaways.
  • Follow up with a recap and additional resources.

2. Teacher Appreciation Week Campaign:

  • Objective: Engagement and awareness.
  • Count down to Teacher Appreciation Week.
  • Run giveaways and encourage tagging.
  • Share stories from teachers and students.

3. Webinar Campaign:

  • Objective: Revenue generation.
  • Tease the webinar topic in advance.
  • Promote registration through various channels (email, social media, live sessions).
  • Present an offer during the webinar and follow up afterward.

Analyzing Campaign Effectiveness

After the campaign, analyze the data. Did you achieve your goals? Look for leaks in the process and learn from them. Effective marketing is about strategy, planning, and timely execution.

Remember, marketing is more than just tactics—it's about intentional campaigns that drive results. Own your narrative and create impactful marketing for your education consulting business.

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