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College Marketing Ideas for Back to School Part 2

In my last blog, College Marketing Ideas for Back to School Part 1, I listed 5 college marketing ideas for reaching students during the fall semester. In this blog, I will explore 5 additional college marketing ideas for back-to-college marketing.

6. Advertise at College Football Games and Sporting Events

Advertise at College Football Games and Sporting Events

College sporting events are great venues for connecting with college students and promoting your brand! High-traffic games provide opportunities to deliver your message to large crowds of college students in fun, interactive ways. There are many options to advertise at college football games and other popular sporting events that don’t require huge budgets. Consider advertising at tailgating events, using brand ambassadors to pass out product samples or promotional material, having fraternities or sororities host game day parties and introduce your product, promoting sweepstakes and contests, or setting up on-campus game day events.

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Financial Firms Should Build Relationships with College Students

Financial Firms Should Build Relationships with College Students

Financial firms should build relationships with college students as they leave their homes. College students have long term, lifetime value for financial firms and those that reach this lucrative demographic during this impressionable period have the chance to gain loyal customers for life.

Why Financial Firms Should Build Relationships with College Students

1. To Reach Students as they Leave their Homes

College students are a very important group for financial firms, as college students are leaving their homes for the first time and just beginning their customer journey with financial service providers. College students are transitioning into semi-financial independence and are exploring many different financial services options for the first time, including: opening a checking or savings account, obtaining a credit card, taking out student loans, receiving grants and scholarships, planning a budget, just to name a few. Reaching college students during this transitional period is an excellent way to gain new clientele.

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3 Innovative Back-to-College Marketing Ideas

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3 Innovative Back-to-College Marketing Ideas

This blog post will explore 3 innovative back-to-college marketing ideas that will make your brand stand out among competitors and leave an impression on incoming college students.  

1. Use Upperclassmen Influencers

One excellent back-to-college marketing idea is to use upperclassmen to engage with freshmen students at orientation. Starting college for the first time is a major life changing event. Students beginning their transition into college are brimming with anticipation, hope, excitement, nervousness, and fear. Upperclassmen can alleviate some of their worries, show them the ins-and-outs of college life, and promote your company in a authentic meaningful way.

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