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Recruit students, help parents stay connected, and empower your staff to easily update content with premium communications products and tools.

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Schools love how Finalsite finds what makes them unique and translates that into an authentic digital experience.

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Schools turn to Finalsite's consultants for their decades of experience developing and executing a digital marketing strategy.

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Sarah Gordon, Assistant Director of Communications
Choate Rosemary Hall

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We focus on the critical function of marketing and communication, while leveraging relationships and integrations with 70+ partners to provide a more seamless experience between the school and your constituents.

A team of 200, Finalsite has been serving schools worldwide for 20 years.

Our business has been for and about schools since the beginning, which is why 95% of clients stay with us year over year.

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Sarah Gordon, Assistant Director of Communications
Choate Rosemary Hall
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  • General Best Practices
Andrew Martin

Despite the promise of social media’s ability to reach your audience, earning their attention and engagement has become increasingly more difficult. Discover how these three schools incorporated social media advertising to increase their reach and engagement with their followers.

Read More about The Power of Social Media Advertising: A Case Study with 3 Finalsite Schools
 [GUEST BLOG]  Private School Messaging Strategy: Tips for Getting Your Story Straight
  • Independent Schools
By Meg Tripp, Director of Editorial Strategy, Sametz Blackstone Associates

Creating a storyline is the key to cohesive messaging that shares your story across platforms and markets. Learn top tips from partner agency Sametz Blackstone on how to guide your efforts. 

  • Marketing/Communications
Read More about [GUEST BLOG] Private School Messaging Strategy: Tips for Getting Your Story Straight
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  • General Best Practices
  • Software Updates & Tips
Andrew Martin

Personalization makes it easy to dynamically change how users view and interact with your school’s website through targeted, personalized content that increases engagement, time spent on the website, and conversions through inquiries and donations. 

  • Inbound Marketing
  • Marketing/Communications
Read More about What is Content Personalization and Why Does it Matter to Schools?
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  • General Best Practices
stephanie griffin

Facebook allows schools to reach prospective and current students where they are already spending their time, interacting with family, friends, and brands, keeping up with news, sharing content, and more. And recently, Facebook’s updated algorithms have created a place where schools can have meaningful interactions with its followers.

  • Best Practices
  • Marketing/Communications
  • Social Media
Read More about Facebook for Schools: Strategies for Building Brand Awareness and Engagement
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  • General Best Practices
  • Software Updates & Tips
Andrew Martin

Finalsite is launching Messages as the successor to eNotify that features a whole suite of new features and options. To help get you started, we’ve outlined 10 key improvements and additions we’ve made that we know you’ll quickly wonder how you ever got by without them.

  • Email Marketing
Read More about 10 Cool Things You Can Do With Messages That You Couldn’t Do With eNotify
Getting Millennials to Give Back: Overcoming Common Roadblocks and Objections
  • General Best Practices
  • Higher Education
  • Independent Schools
Hadley Rosen

Millennials are philanthropic and willing to donate their time and money to organizations they care about but also have more debt, and lower incomes than previous generations. Engaging them on their terms and overcoming common objections to affordability, ease of giving, and worthiness of your cause will reap big rewards. 

  • Advancement
  • Marketing/Communications
Read More about Getting Millennials to Give Back: Overcoming Common Roadblocks and Objections
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  • General Best Practices
Mia Major

With 50% of millennials using social media to research products and brands prior to purchase, and another 30% of millennials engaging with brands at least once a month, social media is where millennials spend a lot of their time. And making the most of that time is critical to your success in attracting and engaging millennial parents.

  • Marketing/Communications
  • Social Media
Read More about Social Media Strategies for Reaching and Engaging Millennials
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  • General Best Practices
Stephanie Griffin

While Instagram has undergone some recent changes turning it from a simple, photo-sharing platform into a marketing and advertising powerhouse, the network still operates on the importance of sharing high-quality images (and now videos), to engage followers — a strategy essential for schools.

  • Best Practices
  • Marketing/Communications
  • Social Media
Read More about Instagram for Schools: Which New Features to Use to Tell Your School's Story
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  • General Best Practices
  • Software Updates & Tips
Lorrie Jackson

In this blog, we focus on the three emerging traits of today’s online consumer according to Google, how to understand these traits and ways to identify Finalsite modules that best engage today’s user to help you reach today’s current and prospective families.

  • Best Practices
  • Inspiration
Read More about Appealing to the Online Behaviors of Modern Parents with Finalsite Modules
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  • International Schools
Debbie Eisenach

The Inter-Community School of Zurich (ICS) has and continues to inspire not only their community, but also other international schools with their forward-thinking, cutting-edge marketing and communications. Be inspired by their website redesign story.

  • International Schools
  • Website Redesign
Read More about Inter-Community School Zurich Website Story: Collaboration, Conversations and Teamwork
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  • General Best Practices
  • Higher Education
  • Independent Schools
  • International Schools
  • Public School District
Mia Major

Imagine how easy it could be, for everyone, if all payments and donations could be made online, through one mobile-friendly, international-friendly, payment platform? Recognizing this as a key issue for our clients around the world, we have released our new online payment platform, Finalsite Payments.

  • Online Payments
Read More about How to Simplify Your School's Online Payments and Donations for Global Families
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  • Independent Schools
  • Software Updates & Tips
Mia Major

In episode 3 of Website Fixer Upper, I’m tackling an important page that every school website has that gets a ton of website traffic...but is often poorly structured do its rather “boring” nature: A “forms” page! 

  • Web Design
Read More about Website Fixer Upper Episode 3: De Smet Jesuit High School's Student Resource Page
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  • Independent Schools
Hadley Rosen

Many schools are missing out on engaging this important—and caring—group to enrich their community, increase donations and improve retention. In this blog, we share actionable ways you can start reaching your school's prospective and current grandparents.

  • Best Practices
  • Inspiration
  • Marketing/Communications
Read More about Reaching Grandparents: How Schools Can Engage an Overlooked (but Important!) Demographic
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  • Finalsite FM
  • International Schools
Finalsite World Tour with Max Eisl and Meredith Kaplan

Michelle Starke, PR & Marketing Manager at Leysin American School in Leysin, Switzerland (and a member of #TeamMeredith) joins Max and Meredith on Episode 3 of Finalsite #WorldTour.

  • FinalsiteFM
  • International Schools
  • Marketing/Communications
Read More about [PODCAST] Redesign Inspiration with Michelle Starke from Leysin American School in Switzerland
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  • General Best Practices
  • Higher Education
  • Independent Schools
  • International Schools
  • Public School District
Stephanie Griffin

Social media is an essential communication tool for schools, but how can you use it strategically during crises? Here are five easy steps to follow to assure you are best equipped to use the media when an unexpected event occurs.

  • Best Practices
  • Crisis Communications
  • Social Media
Read More about 5 Steps to Using Social Media for Crisis Communications

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