Products

Tips to Kick-Start Your Digistorm Systems Like a Pro in 2020

Hit the ground running this new year with our list of commonly overlooked 'back to school' items to get your Digistorm systems cleaned up and in gear for 2020.

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Social Media

Four Social Media Management Tools for a Productive 2020

We’ve put together a list of some helpful tools to help you manage, schedule and report on social media marketing for your school.

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Company

Digi People: Meet Jamie, Our Senior Account Executive

We chat to Jamie, Digistorm's Senior Account Executive about his journey to Sales, his childhood hero and his favourite part about working at Digistorm.

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Marketing Strategy

Our Top 5 Reads of 2019 (Voted By You)

Get your new year goals on track with our top five most-read blog posts of 2019.

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Website Development

Your School Website is Live. What's Next?

So you’ve been working through your website project and it’s coming close to completion. Our latest article lets you know what you can expect to happen next.

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Website Development

The Importance of Information Architecture

The way that your website content is structured can have a significant impact on the way your website visitors behave and whether or not they convert.

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Company

Digistorm's 2019 Highlights

The new decade has officially arrived! But before we dive in, let's take a look back at Digistorm's top highlights for 2019!

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Marketing Strategy

How to Build the Ultimate Content Calendar for Your School

From social media to blog posts and even website updates, keep your school’s content on track with a school content calendar. Learn how to get yours right.

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Enrolments

Using Lead Scoring to Speed Up Your School’s Enrolments Process

Determining who your school's 'ideal applicants' are can be a time-consuming process but lead scoring can help! Learn how to implement lead scoring in your enrolments.

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Enrolments

Reducing the School Equivalent of Cart Abandonment

Learn more about methods for reducing the abandonment of online enrolment or registration on school websites.

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Customer Relationship Management

Six Ways to Improve School Relationships With Parents

Relationships are incredibly important to gaining and retaining K-12 school enrolments. Learn 6 strategies for improving parent relationships.

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Social Media

New Facebook Post Ideas for the New Year

As we kick off a new year, we thought we’d throw around some new ideas for creative and engaging school Facebook posts.

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Email Marketing

Four Emails Your School Needs to Automate Now

Learn how to streamline your communication, boost engagement, and gain hours of your day back with email automation.

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Social Media

The Best Time to Post on Facebook (Backed By Data)

Learn how to find out the time of day that works best for your school’s Facebook posts and make the most of your social media marketing strategy.

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Website Development

The Difference Between UX and UI (And Why They’re so Important)

When reading about the composition of websites, you may come across the terms ‘UX’ and ‘UI’. We’ll define them and explain why they’re important to your school.

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Company

Digi People: Meet Heather, Our Marketing Manager

Introducing, Heather Venz! Our Marketing Manager here at Digistorm.

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Marketing Strategy

Omni-Channel vs Multi-Channel Marketing Explained

In this post, we break down what omni-channel marketing is, how it differs from multi-channel marketing and whether we think it's worth switching up your digital marketing strategy.

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Enrolments

The 3 Key Features of a Great 'Letter of Offer'

Want to learn how you can get those enrolments over the line? In this post, we're breaking down the three key features of a great 'letter of offer.'

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Paid Advertising

A Beginner's Guide to SEO vs. SEM

Search engine optimisation (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM) are two common terms in school marketing strategy. Find out the difference in this post.

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Marketing Strategy

5 Time-Saving Ideas for Your Marketing Team

63% of school marketers report that their biggest marketing challenge is lack of time. Here are 5 time-saving initiatives for your team this year.

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Company

Digi People: Meet Chris Love, Our Software and Implementation Developer

Introducing Chris Love! Our Software and Implementation Developer at Digistorm.

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Email Marketing

How to Increase Opens and Clicks on Your School Newsletter

The school newsletter is an important part of school communication, so if parents aren’t engaging, they miss out on crucial information. Here's how to ensure your newsletter actually gets read.

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Company

Highlights From Hackstrom 2019: Our First-Ever Hackathon

We recently ran our first-ever hackathon right here at Digistorm HQ. In this post, we cover some of the highlights and announce the winners of Hackstrom 2019!

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Events

How to Run a Charity Event at Your School (And Maximise Donations)

We know that running a charity event (especially at schools) is hard work but can also be extremely rewarding. Get inspired by these four steps to running your next school charity event.

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Social Media

Ideas for School Social Content Over the Holidays

When it gets quiet over the holiday period, it can be challenging for schools to keep posting fresh social media content. Here’s a helping hand!

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Social Media

How to Plan and Run a Successful Social Media Campaign

Are you on the lookout for new ways to shake things up on your social media channels? Learn how to create and deliver a successful social media campaign with our step-by-step guide.

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Enrolments

How to Attract and Engage Millennial Parents

The next generation of parents is here: meet the Millennials. In this post, we cover four key areas to consider in order to attract Millennial parents to your school.

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Company

Digi People: Meet Monica, Our Customer Experience and Implementation Specialist

Introducing Monica! Our Customer Experience and Implementations Specialist here at Digistorm.

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Social Media

Maximising the Reach of Your Facebook Posts

Getting your school’s post organic reach on Facebook can be challenging. Here are a few tips that can potentially improve the effectiveness of your school’s Facebook posts.

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School Apps

Five Ways to Make an Impact With Your School App

Our clients are the most innovative in the industry when it comes to school app use. Here are four impactful ways in which our parent communication app, eduAPP can be used.

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Social Media

Spotlight on Paid Social Media for Schools

Paid social media is becoming an increasingly important element of any digital marketing strategy. Keep these four tips in mind for your next campaign.

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Marketing Strategy

Shake Up Your Marketing and Enrolment Strategies with These 5 Tips

Five learnings on challenges and innovation from our first-ever Perth marketing and enrolments meetup.

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Products

Why We Focus on Integration

At Digistorm, we’re continuing to search for powerful integration partners. Learn more about why integrations are a focus for us and how we’re improving school outcomes.

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Company

Digi People: Meet Gus, Our Lead Developer

We can't wait to introduce you to the friendly experts behind Digistorm. In the post, we'll introduce you to Gus, our Lead Developer.

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Social Media

How to Write the Perfect Captions for Your School’s Social Media

Along with finding eye-catching imagery or video, crafting the perfect caption for your social media post is key. Here's our guide to writing captions that hit the mark.

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Search Engine Optimisation

Five Easy Ways to Drive More Traffic to Your School’s Blog Posts

Looking to get more visibility for your school blog? Read our five quick and easy SEO tips to drive more traffic to your next blog post.

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Marketing Strategy

3 Personalisation Case Studies That Make an Impact

We've put together three case studies on marketing personalisation that make a big impact, and how your school can follow their example.

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Social Media

A School Marketer’s Guide to Marketing Automation

Want to streamline your marketing activities? Check out this post to learn everything you need to know about marketing automation for schools.

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Search Engine Optimisation

20 Blog Post Ideas Your School Community Will Actually Want to Read

It's easy to let your blog habits go a bit stale, which is why we've come up with some exciting new ideas! Here are 20 creative blog topics for your school.

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Marketing Strategy

What Is a USP and Why Is It Important to Your School?

Your school’s digital marketing strategy should start with understanding and effectively communicating your unique selling proposition (USP). Learn more in this post.

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Education Industry

How Chatbots Are Being Used in Education

Chatbots, Messenger Bots, Facebook Messenger - everyone is using them! In today's blog, we look at why chatbots are such a helpful tool for schools.

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Marketing Strategy

5 Marketing Stats That Will Affect Your School in 2019 (and What to Do About Them)

Not sure where to focus your marketing efforts in 2019? Check out our updated statistics to consider when you plan your strategy this year.

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Social Media

User Generated Content: Why It's Important for Schools

Learn why the content that is created by your school community is so important to your school’s social media marketing strategy, and how to find it!

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Marketing Strategy

What Does the ‘Ordinary’ Aussie Family Really Look Like in 2019?

What does the 'ordinary' Aussie family really look like in 2019? In this post, we unpack how schools can leverage CRM data to better communicate with prospective families.

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Email Marketing

Five Key Learnings on Email Marketing Opportunities and Trends

What does the future hold for email marketing? Here are our five key learnings on opportunities, trends and engagement from the Interactive Minds workshop.

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Website Development

Key Design Principles for Your School Website

If you're looking to revamp your school website, check out these key design principles from our lead designer first!

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Events

Planning a School Event? Here’s How to Market It

Your ultimate guide to generating buzz and increasing your attendance at your next school event.

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Social Media

Instagram Tips for Schools

Discover how your school can use Instagram to connect with your school community, engage prospective families and visually share your values.

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Social Media

A School Marketer’s Guide to Facebook Custom Audiences

Learn how to unlock the full potential of Facebook Advertising with our school marketer's guide to Custom Audiences.

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Enrolments

The Top 3 Enrolment Roadblocks Every School Faces (And How to Solve Them)

Take a close look at the top three roadblocks all schools face when it comes to online enrolments and get guidance on how to solve them.

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Marketing Strategy

Here’s Why Live Video Is Still Relevant for Schools in 2019

Wondering if live video is still a worthwhile digital marketing tactic for your school? We're here to tell you why it's more relevant now than ever before.

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Marketing Strategy

Brand Guidelines and Why They're Important for Your School

Learn how to create effective brand guidelines and find out why they are important for your school’s marketing and communication strategies.

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Enrolments

Working Your Database to Leverage Enrolments

In this guide, we look at your school database through a marketing lens to walk through the steps to best leverage enrolments.

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Email Marketing

How to Segment Your School’s Marketing Emails and Boost Enrolments

Learn how segmenting your school’s email marketing lists can result in more successful enrolment marketing campaigns.

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Enrolments

We Sat Down With Admissions Staff From 6 Different Schools. Here's What We Learned.

We sat down with admissions staff from six Queensland schools to learn about their key challenges, here are our key takeaways.

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Website Development

Why Your School’s Webpage Load Time Could Be Costing You Enrolments

Slow webpage load time is a blind spot for many school websites and a key contributor to high bounce rates. Find out how your school stacks up.

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Search Engine Optimisation

How to Get Your School Ready for Voice Search

With smart tech on the rise, it's predicted that by 2020, 50 per cent of all online searches will be driven by voice search. Is your school ready?

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Enrolments

5 Reasons to Take Your School's Enrolment Process Digital

Focused on increasing enrolments and removing barriers for prospective parents? Learn how your school can benefit from an online enrolment portal.

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Marketing Strategy

Four Key Learnings From the Interactive Minds Digital Summit 2019

As marketers, it's important to keep ahead of the curve of digital trends and best practice. In this post, we'll share four key learnings from the 2019 Interactive Minds Digital Summit.

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Enrolments

Changing the Way Schools Think About Enrolments

We are seeing a fundamental shift in the way that enrolments are captured, converted and managed. Learn how your school should be evolving.

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Enrolments

6 Blogging Tips to Drive New School Enrolments

Your blog may have more power for encouraging new enrolments than you might think. Learn how to take your blog to the next level with these six tips.

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Paid Advertising

Get Started With Google Ads for Your School

Learn how to get your school's message in front of prospective parents, fast with Google Ads.

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Social Media

Setting Goals for Your Social Media Presence

Learn how setting goals for your school's social media presence can help to prove value and drive key business objectives.

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Marketing Strategy

Steps to Creating a School Digital Marketing Plan

Putting pen to paper and devising a digital marketing plan for your school can be daunting, so we’ve put together a simple plan to get you started.

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Social Media

Why Your School Needs Facebook Business Manager

Learn how to centralise and streamline your school's Facebook marketing efforts with Facebook Business Manager.

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Social Media

LinkedIn for Schools: How to Grow and Engage your School Community

In this article, we cover everything you need to know about leveraging LinkedIn to grow your school community.

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Marketing Strategy

The 3 Things Parents Expect From Your School Marketing

Discover the 3 big things all parents expect from your school marketing and the initiatives that will help you to exceed their expectations.

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Marketing Strategy

How to Measure Your School's NPS

Net Promotor Score, or NPS is a great tool that schools can use to keep the pulse on their community's satisfaction levels. Find out how to measure your school's NPS.

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Search Engine Optimisation

How Do I Know If I’ve Chosen the Right Keyword for My Blog Post?

Not sure if you've chosen the right keywords to optimise your blog post? We've got you covered with six tips to boost your SEO ranking.

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Enrolments

Spotlight on CRMs: Why Your School Needs One

Learn more about how a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system can revolutionise the way your school manages relationships and drives enrolments.

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Website Development

Creating CTAs for Your School Website

Whether you're redesigning your school website or starting fresh, nailing your website CTAs are key to converting prospective parents into enrolments.

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Marketing Strategy

Which Inbound Marketing Tactics Are Best for Your School?

The hype around inbound marketing isn't going away any time soon — and with good reason. Learn which inbound marketing tactics are best for your school.

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Search Engine Optimisation

How to Use Internal and External Links in Your School's Blog Posts

Want to take your school blog to the next level? Learn how using internal and external links can foster good SEO and boost your content ranking.

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Enrolments

Understanding Lead Nurturing in Schools

Find out how lead nurturing is defined and how it can be applied to K-12 school marketing to improve relationships and increase enrolments.

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Education Industry

Four Inspiring TED Talks for Passionate Educators

Just in case you're in need of some motivation, here are four of our all-time favourite TED Talks from some of the most inspirational educators across the globe.

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Enrolments

Understanding the Enrolment Customer Journey

We explain what a customer journey is for a school and how understanding it can improve your school’s online marketing.

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Marketing Strategy

5 Excellent Networks to Share Your School's Blog Content

When you're particularly proud of a piece of content, you should shout it from the rooftops! Thankfully, these sites and platforms exist — here are five excellent networks to share your school's blog content.

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Website Development

How to Nail Your Meta Title and Description

Meta information is a crucial yet overlooked part of every post you publish. Learn how to nail your meta title and description with these simple hints!

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Marketing Strategy

Why Personas Are the Key to Boosting Parent Engagement

Do you want to take your school's communication strategy to the next level, boost parent engagement, and grow enrolments? The answer is simple: it all comes down to creating personas.

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Social Media

The Right Social Networks for Your School

This blog post will take a closer look at popular social media channels so you can make a more informed decision about which ones are right for your school.

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Marketing Strategy

7 of the Best Digital Marketing Blogs for School Marketers

As a digital marketer, it's important to stay across the latest trends, stats and insights so you can best inform your own strategies. Here are our 7 must-follow digital marketing blogs for school marketers.

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Email Marketing

5 Email Marketing Stats Worth Paying Attention To

Email marketing creates amazing uplift for businesses, and can be applied to your school's strategy too. Here are 5 of the most relevant email marketing stats worth paying attention to this year.

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Social Media

Creating Unique Social Media Content: 5 Tips

Developing social media content for your school that is unique and creative can be a challenge, so here are our five tips for creating new and exciting school content.

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Search Engine Optimisation

3 Keyword Research Tools You Should Be Using

Keyword research is so important to your overall content marketing strategy, and the right tools are integral to success! Here are 3 keyword research tools you should be using, no questions asked.

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Video Marketing

Selecting a Production Company for Your School Video

So, you want to create a stellar school video and are considering enlisting some help. Here are a few key things to remember when selecting a production company for your school video.

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Social Media

5 Tips for School Social Media Etiquette

While we can relax our tone on social media to some degree, branding remains key. We’ve put together 5 etiquette tips for your social media posts.

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Marketing Strategy

Content Audits: A Simple Guide for Schools

The idea of a content audit might be intimidating, but it's key to identifying your blog's quick wins and opportunities. Discover more with our how-to guide on conducting content audits for schools.

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Marketing Strategy

Simple Tricks to Writing a Great School Newsletter

Want to improve your school newsletter strategy this year? Here are a few quick tips and tricks to writing a fantastic school newsletter that actually gets read.

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Social Media

6 Steps to Better Social Media Images for Your School

Want your school to come out on top on social media? It's all about the images! These 6 steps will help you improve the images you're taking for social media, whether that be Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

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Marketing Strategy

School Marketing Metrics You Should Be Using

One of the best parts about digital marketing is how measurable your actions are! We've set out five school marketing metrics that you should be assessing to best influence strategy for your institution.

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Marketing Strategy

Why Your School Needs an Elevator Pitch (and How to Write One!)

The elevator pitch is a short, sharp way to grab the attention of prospective families. We break down why they're so effective and how you can write one that works for you.

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Marketing Strategy

Inbound Marketing Explained

Learn more about what inbound marketing involves and how it can benefit your school’s overall marketing strategy.

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Customer Relationship Management

3 Ways to Increase Parent Engagement

Keeping parents engaged has a positive effect on your school. Learn three ways in which your school can increase their engagement with parents.

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Social Media

Could Your School Benefit From Using Infographics?

Infographics are becoming increasingly more effective as digital marketing tools - they're shareable, easy to understand and fun to read. Discover whether an infographic could work for your school and its marketing efforts.

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Social Media

Encouraging School Leaders to Connect Using Social Media

Engage your school leaders to connect with the wider community by getting them active on social media! We share some hints about what to post, which platforms to use and more.

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Customer Relationship Management

The Importance of Alumni

This article discusses why staying connected with K-12 school alumni is so important and how school websites can be used to keep communicating.

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Website Development

5 Things You Should Never Do for School SEO

SEO is incredibly important for your school’s website, but how do you get it right? Here are 5 key things NOT to do for your school website’s SEO.

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Social Media

What is Social Proof, and How Do You Use It?

Social proof is a powerful tool of persuasion that all school marketers should be using. Find out what it is and how you should be using it over on the Digistorm blog.

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Paid Advertising

How to Choose a Marketing Agency for Your School

Enlisting a marketing agency for your school can help take strategy to the next level, but finding the perfect partnership isn't always easy. Here are a few tips to help.

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Search Engine Optimisation

Fix Your School's Headlines in Five Minutes

When it comes to writing successful content, there is one element that guarantees the success or failure of your school’s post: the headline. Learn how to up your headline game in 5 minutes.

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Marketing Strategy

How to Communicate Your School Values Through Storytelling

It's important prospective families know what you stand for, and how your school could fit into their lives. Instead of simply giving them the information, use these storytelling techniques to creatively communicate your school's values.

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Social Media

How to Create a Social Media Calendar for Your School

Keeping track of your schedule is made ten times easier with a social media calendar. Discover our tips and recommendations for creating a fully-functional social media calendar for your school.

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Social Media

5 Things Your School Should Add to Each Instagram Post

Instagram can be a powerful marketing and relationship tool for schools, if used correctly. Discover five things you should always add to your Instagram posts with our guide.

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Education Industry

What Your School Needs to Know About the Notifiable Data Breach Scheme (NDBS)

Heard about the new NDBS, but not sure what to make of it? Here's a run-down of how the Notifiable Data Breach Scheme could affect your school and its operations.

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Search Engine Optimisation

Why Schools Need to Update Their Google My Business Page

Does your school have a Google My Business page? There are a quick and easy way for prospective families to find you online - here's why yours should always be updated! As seen on The Educator.

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Video Marketing

How Your School Can Get Started with Live Video

Live video has become a popular and frequently consumed form of digital marketing. Learn how your school can make the most of it.

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Website Development

Black Hat vs. White Hat SEO for Schools

Search engine optimisation (SEO) is a key tactic for schools looking to step up their online presence. We demystify all things SEO, including the difference between black and white hat SEO, in Part 2 of our newest blog series.

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Customer Relationship Management

How to Build and Manage Your School's Reputation

In today's blog we look at the ways in which schools can build their reputation and the steps to take when dealing with negative reviews.

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Social Media

2019: Social Media Trends For Your School and How You Can Implement Them

Find out the top 3 social media trends with tips for schools, and how your school can implement social strategies to stay one step ahead of the game.

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Search Engine Optimisation

Increase Your School's Ranking in Google with SEO

Stuck on SEO? Need some guidance? In today's blog, we run through the basics of Search Engine Optimisation and why your school should be implementing it.

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Video Marketing

Youtube vs. Vimeo for Schools

Wondering whether you should use Youtube or Vimeo to share your school’s video content? Let us help you decide!

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Website Development

Accessibility Requirements for School Websites

The W3C sets out guidelines in order to make web content accessible and user-friendly to people with disabilities. Find out how schools can meet these requirements.

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Products

Digistorm's Powerful API Integration with PCSchool

Schools using the PCSchool Freedom version can now benefit from Digistorm’s best of breed ENROL system.

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Products

Keep Track of Analytics With Reports

Keep track of your school's enrolment analytics using the new Reports module in Funnel. Track enrolments, gain critical insights and create personalised dashboards.

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Products

Introducing Digistorm's Newest Integration: ENROL and SchoolPRO

Schools who use the SchoolPRO management system can now automate their enrolment process with the new Digistorm ENROL and SchoolPRO integration.

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Website Development

Top 10 Design Trends for School Websites in 2019

We've put together a list of the top 10 web design trends for 2019. Everything from blank backgrounds to layered imagery, we review what some of the most well known companies are doing with their websites.

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Products

Digistorm and Redeemer Lutheran College: A Powerful Partnership

Today we speak to the Director of Marketing and Communications at Redeemer Lutheran College. We find out about the school's experience with all four Digistorm products.

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Products

West Moreton Anglican College Gets the Full eduSTACK

In today's case study, we talk to West Moreton Anglican College and their experience with Digistorm products: eduAPP, eduSITE, Funnel and Enrol.

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Education Industry

Is Virtual Reality Changing the Way Students Learn?

In today's blog we look at Virtual Reality and its impact on student learning. We delve into the pros and cons of Virtual Reality Learning and how some schools are already using it as an educational tool.

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Company

Digistorm's 2018 Highlights

As we approach Christmas, we look back on what a great year it has been. We take a look at Digistorm's top highlights for 2018!

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Products

Hammond Park Catholic School Finds Success With Their App

This case study reviews Hammond Park Catholic Primary School's experience with eduAPP, the K-12 school app created by Digistorm.

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Products

Concordia Lutheran College: The Power of The Digistorm Stack

This case study focuses on Concordia Lutheran College and reviews its experience with all four Digistorm products: the mobile app, followed by Enrol, eduSITE and finally Funnel.

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Social Media

What Eventbrite and Facebook Integration Means for Schools

With the integration of Eventbrite, schools can advertise and sell tickets directly on their Facebook Page, making it simple and easy for followers.

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Products

The McDonald College Finds Success With Funnel

Digistorm caught up with The McDonald College to learn how Funnel has helped the school's enrolment and admissions process.

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Products

Funnel's Latest Feature: Managing Tours and Open Days

Digistorm has added an exciting new feature to Funnel, offering ease and simplicity for the organisation of Tours and Open Days at K-12 schools.

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Products

Digistorm and Schoolbox: A Powerful Combination

Digistorm creates fully integrated school app for Schoolbox. Read about how Digistorm partnered with Schoolbox and how your school can benefit.

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Social Media

Examples of Effective School Facebook Posts

Facebook is an effective way to engage with your school’s audience. Here are some of our favourite recent social posts, created by K-12 schools.

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Customer Relationship Management

Improving Parent Communication With Software

If your school is focusing on improving communication for both existing and prospective parent communication, here are some software solutions that can make your processes simpler and more efficient.

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Products

Behind the Scenes of a School App

We’ve told you all about our eduAPP product’s features for parents, but now we want to focus on what goes on behind the scenes. Learn more about the powerful system behind our school app product.

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Social Media

Using Social Media to Drive Online Enrolments

While offering a strong call to action on your school’s website can be an effective driver of online enrolments, learn how social media can be used to boost conversions.

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Products

CRM Refresher: 5 Useful Features

In our latest blog article, we put a spotlight on five useful features that can be found in our customer relationship management system for schools, Funnel.

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Website Development

Steps to Developing Your New School Website

Developing a new school website can be a significant task, so we’ve put together this article to help you understand the steps your school will go through during the project.

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Products

How Parents Benefit From a CRM

Customer relationship management doesn’t just benefit K-12 schools. Learn how a school CRM can benefit the prospective parents looking to enrol in your school.

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Enrolments

Switching to Online Enrolments: What to Expect

Implementing an online enrolment system can be a significant change for school administration. Learn what you can expect when your school shifts to online enrolments.

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Social Media

How Social Media and Your Website Can Work Together

Social media is a powerful marketing tool for K-12 schools, but how can you take its’ effectiveness to the next level? Here are some methods for connecting your social channels with your school website.

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Website Development

5 Signs It’s Time to Update Your School Website

It’s easy to become complacent if your school’s website is functional, but how do you know when it’s time for an update? Here are our five key signs.

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Products

Bulk Actions and Task Reminders in Funnel CRM

Here are some of our latest feature releases developed for Digistorm's product stack.

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School Apps

Parent Communication Apps Explained

Maybe your school has contemplated implementing a school app, but what are its’ objectives? Learn more about the benefit of parent communication apps for K-12 schools.

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Website Development

6 School Website Best Practice Tips

Thinking about implementing a new school website or looking at improving your existing one? Here are 6 best practice tips for your school’s website.

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Customer Relationship Management

How to Make Parent Communication Simple

From the point of enquiry, through to the child’s education journey, parent communication is important. Learn how to make parent communication simple for your school.

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Products

Meet One of the Minds Behind Edumate, GM Jay Fabian.

We chat to Jay Fabian, General Manager at Edumate. Read about everything from what makes a great partner to the link between tech and education.

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Enrolments

5 Reasons Your School Needs a CRM

Customer Relationship Management systems aren’t just for sales teams! Learn how they can improve your school’s enrolment process.

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Products

Understanding Google Analytics for eduAPP

Does your school have a Digistorm eduAPP? Learn how you can use Google Analytics to understand how your school app is being used.

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Products

TASS and ENROL: Connecting for Efficiency

The key to any effective integration for school software is a connection that creates efficiencies or makes a process simpler. Learn how the connection between TASS and ENROL does just that.

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Website Development

How to Create Effective Website Content

We don’t need to tell you that your website is your most powerful communication tool, but we have put together some tips on creating effective school website content.

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Customer Relationship Management

Staying Connected With Parents

We focus a lot on the ways in which schools can create relationships with parents, but what happens next? Learn more about how K-12 schools can stay connected with parents.

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Enrolments

5 Questions About Your Enrolment Process - Do You Pass?

We put a spotlight on 5 important aspects of a school’s enrolment process, do you pass our test?

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Website Development

3 Things That Add Wow Factor to School Websites

Trying to take your school’s website to the next level? Here are three features that we think make a school website stand out.

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Social Media

Facebook Advertising: Useful Tools for Schools

We’ve put together a blog post to share some of the most useful tools for schools available through Facebook Advertising.

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Education Industry

Software’s Role in Schools

In this blog post, we discuss the role of software in schools, specifically focusing on Digistorm’s range of software products.

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School Apps

School App Best Practice

Deciding to implement a school app is the first step to improving your school’s communications, but what comes next? Learn more in this blog post.

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Social Media

Should Your School Use Instagram?

It has hundreds of millions of daily active users, but should your school be one of them? Learn more in our latest blog post.

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Email Marketing

Tips for Prospective Parent Email Marketing

Email marketing is an effective way to reach and engage with prospective parents. Here are some of our top tips for your email campaigns.

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School Apps

Quick Guide to School App Notices

Notices are a great way to get the most out of your school’s app. Learn how to publish effective notices with our quick guide.

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Video Marketing

Should Your School Website Contain Video?

Video can be a powerful way to share messages, branding and information about your school. In this blog post, learn whether school websites should contain video.

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Website Development

Understanding A/B Testing for School Websites

Learn more about A/B testing and how it can provide insight and improve the performance of school websites.

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Products

Benefits of a School App Calendar

School apps are a great way to keep teachers, students and parents engaged. Learn how school app calendars can benefit your school community!

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Video Marketing

6 Social Video Ideas for School Events

The consumption of video continues to increase, particularly on social, so we’ve put together some quick and simple video ideas for K-12 schools to get started!

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Search Engine Optimisation

3 Reasons Your School Should be Blogging

From a place to share thoughts and opinions to a powerful marketing channel, blogging has developed into a crucial tool for every business, even for schools. Here are three reasons why.

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Customer Relationship Management

Nurturing Prospective Parents: A Guide

Building and maintaining relationships with prospective parents is incredibly important for enrolments. Learn how to effectively nurture parent relationships.

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Marketing Strategy

Using Data to Drive Digital for Schools

Understanding the analytics behind your school’s marketing activity can help you to improve your digital efforts. Learn more.

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Products

How Funnel Saves Schools Time

At Digistorm, we’re all about creating efficiencies that save schools time. Learn how our customer relationship management system does just that.

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Products

Customising School Software

The success of implementing technological solutions into school environments hinges significantly on their level of customisation. Learn more.

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Products

What It Really Means to Integrate Two Systems

Learn the true meaning of product or system integration and how it can make school software even more powerful.

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Enrolments

Frequently Asked Questions About Online Enrolment

This post will cover all of our most commonly asked questions about growing, collecting and managing online enrolments.

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Products

The eduAPP for Edumate is here.

In our latest partnership, we’ve created a powerful integration between our eduAPP product and the Edumate student and learning management system.

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School Apps

New Year, New Tech

The new year is all about making changes and improvements! K-12 schools should be no different, so now is the time to think about implementing a school app.

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Video Marketing

Features of a Great School Video

Videos are a powerful method of school marketing. In this post, learn about the aspects of a school video that make it great and see an example from a Digistorm school.

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Social Media

Instagram Stories: Opportunities for Schools

We’re watching more and more video online. Learn how schools can take advantage of video using Instagram Stories.

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Enrolments

Improving the Prospective Parent Experience Online

Prospective parents are the key target audience for K-12 schools. Learn how to improve their online experience and create a clear pathway to enrolment.

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Social Media

Boosting Facebook Posts: A Walkthrough

Learn how to quickly and easily use your school’s marketing budget to reach more people by boosting a Facebook post.

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Marketing Strategy

Improving School Newsletter Distribution

Technology is offering schools efficiencies in a multitude of ways. We explore how school newsletter distribution can be improved.

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Company

Digistorm's Year in Review

We've had a huge year here at Digistorm, so check out some of our highlights throughout 2017!

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Company

The Schoolbox Help App is Here.

We've partnered with Schoolbox to make help for their clients more accessible than ever. Learn more.

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Search Engine Optimisation

Guide to Writing Titles That Increase Clicks for Schools

With the amount of online content being consumed at a rapid rate, schools have a short window to grab attention with interesting titles. Learn how in this post.

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Website Development

Effective School Website Navigation

Every element of a school website has an impact on its effectiveness. Find out why your website navigation should be a focus in your school website design.

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Website Development

5 School Blog Formatting Tips

Learn some of our top tips for formatting that can be used to improve both readability and SEO of school website blogs.

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Enrolments

The Role of Emails in the Enrolment Funnel

In this post, we discuss how emails can be used within the enrolment funnel. Find out how your school can increase conversions through email!

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School Apps

Filling Communication Gaps With School Apps

Learn how you can fill common communication gaps between schools and parents using a school app.

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Social Media

7 Things to Stop Doing on Facebook

Learn how to publish more engaging content in order to connect with your target audience on your school's Facebook page.

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Website Development

The Most Important Marketing Tool for Schools

There are many marketing tools that can help schools to reach their goals. In this post, we discuss your most important tool: your school website.

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Products

5 Key Uses for Push Notifications

The popular feature of the eduAPP product that allows schools to send push notifications with their content is commonly used in these five ways.

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Enrolments

Waitlist Management for Schools

We’ve changed the way that schools manage not only their enrolment funnel but also their waiting lists. Learn more in this blog post.

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Email Marketing

3 Ways to Reduce Email Unsubscribes

One of the key challenges of sending email marketing communications is unsubscribes from your email database. Learn three ways to reduce your unsubscribes.

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Social Media

Quick Guide to Using Hashtags on Social Media

The way in which different social networks use hashtags can vary, so we’ve put together a quick guide for schools on how to use them.

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Marketing Strategy

Track Your School’s Digital Marketing in Seconds

If your school is using Google Analytics to measure its’ online performance, you can create tracking for individual links in seconds with a tool from Google.

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Products

TASS API Takes Integration with ENROL to New Heights

Digistorm’s abilities to integrate with TASS continue to improve with the education leader’s API. Learn how the link between TASS and ENROL is changing.

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Website Development

5 Tips for School Website Photography Briefs

New photography is an important part of refreshing your school’s website. Read our 5 important tips for your brief to the photographer!

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Website Development

Collecting Form Data: What's Next?

Schools generally collect data through forms on their website for a particular purpose, however this article explores other ways in which it can be used.

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Company

Meet Two of the Guys Behind Schoolbox, Sean and James.

We chat to Sean and James, two of Schoolbox's co-Founders. Read about everything from what makes a great partner to the link between tech and education.

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Search Engine Optimisation

Your School's Guide to Writing the Perfect Blog Post

Share everything from recent happenings to news and updates in engaging blog posts. Check out our guide to writing effective blog posts on your school website.

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Company

Innovative Schools 2017

We’re proud to be sponsors, in partnership with Schoolbox for the second year running, of The Educator Magazine’s Innovative Schools Report 2017.

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Company

Meet Mary-Louise O'Brien, CDO of Melbourne Girls Grammar School

Understanding the needs and goals of K-12 schools is important to us, so we caught up with Mary-Louise O'Brien from MGGS to discuss all things digital.

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Website Development

Examples of Effective Website Text

The text on a school’s website it one of the key ways to improve conversions. In this blog post, we highlight some examples of effective school website text.

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Social Media

5 Useful Analytics From Twitter

Twitter Analytics can provide you with some useful insights about your school’s social media performance. We share 5 of our favourite Twitter analytics.

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Company

Introducing: The Smarter Schools App

We have a brand new app, designed to provide free learning resources to Digistorm clients + K-12 schools! Learn more and download it today.

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Company

Meet EdSmart and Their CEO, Fiona Boyd

We chat to Fiona Boyd, the CEO of Parent Paperwork about everything from integration with our eduAPP, right through to the future of technology in education.

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Website Development

Optimising Images for Your School Website

The size and quality of images on your website is important, and can also affect your website speed. Learn how to optimise images for your school’s website.

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Website Development

Checklist for Your School Website Update

If it’s time for a school website refresh, there are a some key considerations to make. Use your checklist to make sure you cover every update opportunity!

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Marketing Strategy

5 Tips for Effective School Digital Marketing Campaigns

We’ve put together our 5 tops tips to help you launch effective and high performing digital marketing campaigns for your school.

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Products

5 Must-Have Widgets in Craft CMS

For Digistorm clients with a school website, we’ve put together this guide on 5 must-have reporting widgets to set up in your CMS, Craft.

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Marketing Strategy

Keys to Success: Rolling out New Products for Schools

Building new products that affect multiple areas of your school is only half of the equation. We discuss the keys to a successful product roll-out.

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Email Marketing

5 Places to Collect Prospective Parents' Email Addresses

Email can be a strong marketing tool for schools, but it starts with having valuable and relevant data. Learn five places to start collecting it.

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School Apps

5 Common School Communications That School Apps Can Replace

School apps can provide value in a range of ways. Learn about the different types of communications within your school that can be replaced by a school app.

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Company

Digistorm and TASS: 5 Benefits of the Integration

Learn more about Digistorm’s ability to integrate with The Alpha School System and how it can benefit K-12 schools.

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Marketing Strategy

Creating Custom Reports in Google Analytics

Understanding your school website’s performance can help you improve your website. Learn how to use Google Analytics to gain deeper insights.

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Social Media

Facebook Advertising Explained

You may have noticed that Facebook as a marketing tool almost has its’ own language. We explain Facebook’s key advertising products and features.

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School Apps

5 Important Questions When Choosing to Implement a School App

We’ve put together important questions to ask yourself when implementing a school app into your existing software stack.

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Website Development

5 Tips for Creating Online Forms

Forms are an effective way of capturing important data. Check out our 5 best practice tips for composing online forms for your school website.

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Website Development

How Website Load Times Affect Visitation

The amount of time users spend on your school website is affected by more than your website design and usability. Learn how website speed affects visitation.

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Website Development

Why Keeping Your School Website Content Updated is Important

Updating the content on your website might seem like a no brainer but often, content can be forgotten. Learn more about why it’s important update your website.

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Products

The Power of Integration

Learn more about the power of implementing cohesive links between two school software systems such as Elcom and our schoolAPP product.

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School Apps

Guide to Writing the Perfect Push Notification

Writing push notifications that are impactful and effective can be challenging. We’ve created a guide to help you put together the perfect push notification.

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Website Development

Understanding and Setting Up Google Search Console

Google Search Console is a useful tool that provides you with information about search. Learn how to understand and manage your Google Search Console.

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Marketing Strategy

Powerful Ways to Encourage School Donations Online

Many schools rely on donations from alumni and community members for particular endeavours. We’ve shared some ways to encourage online donations to your school.

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School Apps

Mobile Apps vs. Responsive Websites for Schools

We discuss the long-debated question: should your school use a mobile app or a responsive website to capitalise on their school community’s mobile use?

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Website Development

Having a School Website Developed: What to Expect

When having a new website developed, it is crucial to provide the developer with as much information as possible. Learn more about what they need to know!

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Social Media

Digital Marketing Highlights: Redeemer Lutheran College

Take a look at some examples of great school digital marketing practices with Facebook marketing examples from Digistorm client, Redeemer Lutheran College.

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School Apps

5 Ways to Increase Your School App Use

Maintaining engagement with your school's community can be challenging. We’ve put together 5 ways to increase the use of your school’s app.

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Products

Digistorm Now Integrates With EdSmart

Digistorm’s eduAPP for Schoolbox product is now capable of integrating directly with EdSmart forms. Learn more about the partnership.

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Email Marketing

Email Marketing for Schools: Practices to Avoid

In this post, we share how you can improve your email performance and learn more about what you should avoid doing in your school’s email sends.

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Video Marketing

Content and Tools for Easy School Videos

Video is the most popular, and fastest growing type of content consumed online. We share some tips for creating cheap and easy videos to increase engagement.

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Website Development

Tips for Writing the Perfect School 'About Us' Page

The ‘About Us’ page on any website can have a significant impact upon viewers. Learn how to write impactful web copy for your school’s ‘About Us’ page.

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Social Media

5 Things to Avoid Doing on Your School’s Twitter

Twitter is one of the most saturated social networks, with over 500 million tweets sent daily. Learn how to get more cut through for tweets from your school.

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Products

Learning and Communication - Together in One App

Digistorm’s schoolAPP for Schoolbox is fully integrated with the Schoolbox system. Learn how this school app can positively impact your school.

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Website Development

Handy Information from Google Trends

Did you know that there is a free resource that can tell you how many people are searching for your school on Google, and what terms they’re searching for?

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School Apps

What Is the Right Number of Push Notifications?

We explore the right number of app push notifications for your school and the types of content you should send.

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Website Development

5 Tips for Writing Effective School Website Copy

Text on your school’s website is a key form of communication with your school community. We share tips for effective website text changes that you can make.

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Social Media

How to Add Tabs to Your School's Facebook Page

Learn how to link website pages and other social network to your school's Facebook page via tabs on your timeline.

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Website Development

Is Your School Website SEO Friendly?

Learn more about simple ways to improve your school website’s SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) practices.

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Email Marketing

The Importance of a Strong Email Subject Line

Sending email marketing communications is a powerful way to reach your school’s target market. Learn about effective subject lines to increase your open rate.

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Website Development

Helpful Tips to Reduce Your Bounce Rate

Having a high bounce rate on your school’s website can be caused by a number of issues. We’ll cover some ways to reduce your school website’s bounce rate.

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Marketing Strategy

10 Common Digital Marketing Terms

Understand 10 common digital terms you might find in analytics from your school’s website, email marketing, social media or other online marketing channels.

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Company

Innovative Schools 2016

Digistorm Education, in partnership with Schoolbox, are proud to support the Innovative Schools report for 2016.

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Company

2016 in Review

Digistorm would like to thank our clients for an incredible year! To celebrate, we wanted to share some of our achievements throughout 2016.

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Products

Security update for all hosted school websites

Introducing SSL certification as standard for all of our hosted school websites.

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Products

eduAPP V3 Release

In a major milestone for Digistorm Education, we are pleased to announce the launch of our new School App version 3.

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Products

Interview scheduling made easy

Learn more about the interview scheduling module available in Digistorm's ENROL product.

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Products

Introducing the eduAPP for Schoolbox

A dedicated mobile application designed specifically around this best of breed learning platform.

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Products

Meet Digistorm Enrol

Digistorm introduces their new online enrolment form and system to assist schools in improving their enrolment process.

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