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EdTech Field of Dreams: If You Build It, Will They Come?

K-12 Special Education

The ed tech industry has operated believing "Build It and They Will Come!" It reminds us of the famous movie Field of Dreams and that most memorable line. We love our products and believe that educators will find out about them somehow and then send in their purchase orders! We underinvest in building our brands and driving interest. What's the story? Why have we struggled to charge onto the real field of success?
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Content Marketing: Why It Matters for Your K-12 Sales

K-12 Special Education

Content Marketing is a well-proven strategy for attracting and engaging with educators, yet many managers of companies who want to boost their sales to schools or grab market share don't fully commit. It may be time to take another look at the many ways Content Marketing can attract an educator audience and drive K-12 sales. New insight may convince you to try or to recharge your approach to this very important component for success.
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Selling to School Districts: the Unhittable Pinata?

Selling to School DistrictsSelling to school districts may seem like the pinata game. You swing wildly hoping to get access to the candy inside. But for newcomers and veterans alike, trying to engage with district decision makers oft feels like we are blindfolded. How can you remove the blinders and see how to win the game? Is it possible to reliably and consistently get the reward you deserve for your wonderful product and your good efforts?
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What You Need To Know About Selling Services to School Administrators

Sell District AdministratorsThe education industry is in the midst of a major paradigm shift -- a disruption in our business model. Free products are challenging traditional sales and marketing rules. Pressure is mounting to find new sources of revenue, and many say selling services is an important trend. You may be blinded by what is happening or you may be looking for some clarity. What is going on and what examples can we look to to begin to refocus and reshape our businesses to ensure future success?
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Seven Strategies for Reaching School Decision Makers

seven strategiesWhat is the best way to gain access to school administrators who make buying decisions? It's a common question and a source of frustration for those who develop education marketing programs and sell to K-12 schools. Here's sage advice from a leading K-12 sales coach.
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Why Time-Tested Education Marketing Still Fits

Education MarketingYou've worked hard to create great products and your website. Now, how do you engage educators to use both and recommend your company to their peers? Surprisingly, many of the old education marketing techniques still work and are the ideal complement to email and social media.
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