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Capturing the Attention of Busy School Leaders

By Marta Oddone | 09/19/2019 | 0 Comments
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Renaissance Collaborates with MDR to Build Continued Awareness Among School Leaders School leaders regularly clock more than a standard, full-time workload every week. In fact, a recent study showed that on average, principals work nearly 60 hours a week. This makes them an especially challenging audience to reach for the thousands of education technology companies Read More »

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What Worked: The Best of Content Marketing Report

By Marta Oddone | 09/10/2019 | 3 Comments
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If educators respond to relationship marketing, and every relationship starts with a good conversation, then content marketing is your best opening line. Thoughtful, captivating, relevant content that strikes a chord with the teacher audience is an ideal ice breaker. Make an educator feel like you’re worth listening to, and you are heading for the top Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 08/29/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities most recently.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are you interested in Read More »

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Why Email Marketing Takes the Lead

By Sean McCloud | 08/21/2019 | 0 Comments
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Where and how you get a lead, and what it costs to generate and qualify it, should be the prime consideration in how you apportion your lead-gen dollars. We talked with MDR’s Digital Products Manager, Sean McCloud, about how marketers can use email marketing to cost-efficiently and consistently fill the lead funnel for sales. Q: Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 08/09/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities most recently.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are you interested in Read More »

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8 Marketing Tips for a Successful School Year

By Marta Oddone | 08/08/2019 | 0 Comments
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and well, the busiest! With the start of the new school year upon us, we are consistently asked “what are the few things we can do now to keep our campaigns fresh for educators and give them an edge up to our competitors?”  Well, to help you Read More »

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3 ways to make your company irresistible to Gen Z workers

By Marta Oddone | 07/27/2019 | 0 Comments
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Thanks to TheLadders.com for referencing us in this great article. When Millennials entered the business world in the early 2000s, unemployment rates were nearly double what they are now — and steadily climbing. As Generation Z comes onto the scene, unemployment sits at record lows. Companies seeking educated new talent are in a fight to catch Read More »

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Take Your CSR Program Back To School

By Linda Ingersoll | 07/22/2019 | 0 Comments
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Thank you to CEOWorld Magazine for sharing our guest contributed article. By now we all know that corporate social responsibility (CSR) is not only good for local communities and the world, it’s also good for the bottom line. Any business worth its 21st-century salt has embraced this fact and is running with it. But are Read More »

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Understanding the 5 W’s of Influencer Marketing Disclosure

By Marta Oddone | 07/03/2019 | 0 Comments
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Let’s start off by explaining what influencers are and how they can help your business. An influencer is someone with an audience of followers and a platform to engage with them on, whether that’s online via a blog or website, on social media via Instagram or Facebook, or even in-person at live events. Brands can Read More »

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Now is the Time to Get in on the $80 Billion Back-to-School Market

By Marta Oddone | 06/24/2019 | 0 Comments
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Thanks to Business 2 Community for sharing our guest contributed article. Late summer and fall is the time when parents and their kids are shopping for backpacks, binders, and the latest styles as students head back into the classroom. But teachers are making plans much earlier. They spend springtime finalizing their lists for the following Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 06/21/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities from the past two weeks.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are Read More »

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Influencer Marketing for the Education Space: The Who, What, Why, and How

By Marta Oddone | 06/19/2019 | 0 Comments
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Influencer marketing has been prominent in consumer marketing, especially in the fashion, technology, and beauty industries for quite a while. Over the last few years it has emerged in the educator space as an exciting, new way to promote your products, company, or brand to new people in the education market. Partnering with authentic social Read More »

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Educators are Engaged Day and Night, All Year Round

By Jodi Murphy | 06/14/2019 | 0 Comments
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The Numbers Are in and the Numbers Don’t Lie No matter what business you are in, it is important to communicate with your customers and it is even more important to know when to communicate with them. Conventional wisdom has taught us that in the education arena, the first two months of the school year Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 06/07/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities from the past two weeks.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are Read More »

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How to Use Social Media for More Mindful Connections

By Marta Oddone | 06/06/2019 | 0 Comments
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Thanks to Thrive Global for referencing us in this great article. Once primarily an outlet for creative expression, Instagram has morphed into a real-time competition to build cadres of followers. But enough is apparently enough. The company has announced plans to move back to being a platform blooming with inspiration and good intentions — or Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 05/24/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities from the past two weeks.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are Read More »

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Getting More Bang for your Content Marketing Buck

By Marta Oddone | 05/16/2019 | 0 Comments
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It’s targeted to educators. It’s rich in detail. It conveys your message persuasively, not to mention the beautiful design! You’ve worked hard on an article, case study, eBook, or white paper and now it’s time for that content to work hard for you. That’s where repurposing, upcycling, and disseminating comes into play as part of your Read More »

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MDR and Lysol Selected as Winners in the 2019 PRNews Social Media Awards

By Marta Oddone | 05/14/2019 | 0 Comments
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We are proud to announce that MDR, together with our client Lysol, was selected as a winner in the Instagram – Best Marketing Campaign category of the 2019 PRNews Social Media Awards! Winners were announced last week at the Social Media Awards Breakfast at the Social Shake Up Show in Atlanta, Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 05/10/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities from the past two weeks.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 04/26/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities from the past two weeks.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are Read More »

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Building the STEM Workforce Today’s Talent Pool Can’t Provide

By Marta Oddone | 04/25/2019 | 0 Comments
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Thank you to Under30CEO for referencing us in this great  article. Today’s tight labor market is flipping the script on recruiting. Rather than job seekers trying to impress employers, the opposite is happening. Apprenticeship opportunities, in which employees are paid to be trained rather than incur student debt, have grown by Read More »

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More Reasons to Add Digital Advertising to Your Marketing Toolkit

By Sean McCloud | 04/23/2019 | 0 Comments
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The 24-Hour Digital Campaign Engagement Cycle Teachers like to surf at lunchtime—surf the Internet that is. A majority like to open their email around noon, so, a good time to catch them is while they are eating. That’s food for thought as you put together your campaign menu. In looking at our engagement data from Read More »

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Are Teachers in Love with Insta? Here’s What We Learned from Our Survey.

By Marta Oddone | 04/16/2019 | 3 Comments
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We already know teachers are embracing social media. We also learned that Instagram is the social network preferred by millennials and Gen Z. So, the next logical step was to ask what teachers think of Instagram. Recently, MDR surveyed teachers about their Instagram use, and more than 1,000 teachers shared their thoughts. The majority of Read More »

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Educator Hot Topics!

By Jodi Murphy | 04/12/2019 | 0 Comments
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What are the hot topics for educators right now?  Check out what school officials, teachers, principals, and all types of educators are most interested in from our educator communities from the past two weeks.  This is where we share with you the topics that get the most buzz with educators! Are Read More »

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Learn How Facebook Advertising Updates May (or May Not) Affect Your Education Marketing Campaigns

By Sean McCloud | 04/11/2019 | 0 Comments
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Facebook has made its way back into recent news headlines, this time regarding its ad targeting solutions. While there is no need to fret, we want to recognize that some of these changes may impact those in the education space, both Facebook users and advertisers who rely on the platform to Read More »

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Three Ways Using Multi-Channel Marketing Will Improve Email Performance

By Jodi Murphy | 04/09/2019 | 0 Comments
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I love email. At its best, it is a non-invasive form of one-to-one communication that is direct, cost-effective, and easy to track. But, that ping-ping-ping of incoming emails can truly get on my nerves. Each morning, I’m stressed before I even look at my inbox, because I know there will be hundreds of new messages Read More »

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The Impact of Libraries on the School Community

By Jodi Murphy | 04/08/2019 | 0 Comments
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This year’s National Library Week theme was Libraries = Strong Communities. At MDR we are awed by the immense impact that libraries have in our communities and how their influence goes well beyond library doors. A Pew Research Center study from 2016 showed that more than 90% Read More »

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