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Top 3 Personalized Promotions for Teachers

A female teacher uses a game she purchased with a personalized promotion to instruct a young girl.
If you’re not marketing to teachers with a personalized promotion, you should be. Research by Agile revealed that teachers: Love personalized promotions. Ninety-five percent of teachers would take advantage of one.  Promote brands that reward them. Seventy-one percent of teachers who receive a personalized offer would tell a colleague about it. Want personalized promotions on ...
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Find Your Next Growth Segment by Marketing to Teachers

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Leading brands are increasingly marketing to teachers, a well-connected and influential group,  because it’s good for their business, and it’s good for the community. Faced with budget shortfalls, teachers dip into their own pockets—to the tune of about $1.7 billion annually—to pay for necessary classroom supplies. So they really appreciate a brand that can help ...
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How to Win Teacher Loyalty with a Personalized Offer

A smiling female teacher helps a young student using school supplies she bought with a personalized offer.
When I was growing up, I remember giving my teachers little gifts (like a pencil holder I made by decorating a soup can!) and handwritten notes expressing my gratitude. This was an annual tradition my mother instilled in me during National Teacher Appreciation Week. She wanted me to recognize how important our teachers were and ...
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How to Pick the Right Consumer Tribe for Your Brand

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Marketers looking to up their personalization game have been embracing a new tack: creating personalized offers for consumer tribes. The approach is called identity marketing, and it has a secret weapon that traditional segmentation strategies don’t: members of a consumer tribe are deeply connected. When they hear about a good deal, they spread it through ...
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3 Steps to Creating Personalized Offers That Retain Customers All Year Round

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For the arts and crafts retail giant Michaels, “Make Creativity Happen” isn’t just a tagline: it’s a company-wide mission. That means leveraging personalized offers to help customers express their creativity 365 days a year.  Typically, the demand for creative supplies ebbs and flows. But Michaels is addressing the seasonal slumps by rewarding key audiences with ...
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5 Steps to Winning Loyalty with Teacher Verification

A young student reading a book his teacher purchased with a discount that used teacher verification.
Barnes & Noble knows that teachers love to read and are committed to sharing that love with their students. That’s why it created the Barnes & Noble Educators program giving teachers special offers and discounts. But when the company first launched the program, it used a manual process for teacher verification. This was time-consuming and left ...
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7 Reasons You Should Be Marketing to Teachers

A male teacher in a classroom with young students, happily sharing the school supplies he bought from a company that was marketing to teachers with a teacher discount.
If you’re not marketing to teachers, you’re missing out. The US has 4 million K-12 teachers, and they’re spending $1.7 billion of their own money on classroom supplies alone.  Recent research provides new insight into teachers’ spending and shopping habits and reveals why marketing to teachers is both smart and lucrative for brands. 01 Teachers ...
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Gated Offers: A Customer Acquisition Strategy That’s Tripling Conversions

A young man redeeming a gated offer on his cell phone. 94% of shoppers would take advantage of a gated offer.
Digital marketers know it from their data: The online buyer-seller relationship is on the rocks. The causes are plain to see. Consumers are barraged with messages. They’re hounded by urgent tones, remarketing ads, notifications and emailers, and their social media icons light up with red alert buttons begging them to click. They can’t keep up ...
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Survey Reveals 99% of Teachers Use Personal Funds for School-Related Purchases

Sixth Annual Teacher Shopping Study Shows Teachers Prefer Brands That Help Offset Budget Shortfalls with Exclusive Teacher Offers Portland, OR – August 23, 2019 – According to a new survey of K-12 teachers across the US, out-of-pocket spending continues to be necessary in the face of inadequate school funding. Published today by SheerID and Agile ...
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Marketing to Teachers with Personalized Offers Can Make a Difference—Infographic

Marketing to teachers with personalized offers can help teachers a great deal.
According to our sixth annual marketing to teachers survey, conducted in partnership with Agile Education Marketing, school funding for classroom expenses remains insufficient for most teachers. Even though more than half of teachers are given a budget by their school, 99% of teachers continue to reach into their own pockets to get necessary supplies for ...
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