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A scalable software platform for all budgets.

Recruit students, help parents stay connected, and empower your staff to easily update content with premium communications products and tools.

Award-winning designers bringing your school to life online.

Schools love how Finalsite finds what makes them unique and translates that into an authentic digital experience.

School marketing experts at your service.

Schools turn to Finalsite's consultants for their decades of experience developing and executing a digital marketing strategy.

Improve School-to-Home Communications with Password-protected Portals.

Portals provide a safe and secure place for your community to access information that's just for them on every device.

Sarah Gordon, Assistant Director of Communications
Choate Rosemary Hall

A best-of-breed approach to give you the "all in one" solution you need.

We focus on the critical function of marketing and communication, while leveraging relationships and integrations with 70+ partners to provide a more seamless experience between the school and your constituents.

A team of 200, Finalsite has been serving schools worldwide for 20 years.

Our business has been for and about schools since the beginning, which is why 95% of clients stay with us year over year.

Save Time and Enhance Data Integrity

Our secure integrations with popular MIS providers mean you can replace timely manual data uploads with our automatic transfers for a seamless solution.

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Choate Rosemary Hall
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Web Strategy Workshops

Gain new skills for improving your school's digital marketing strategies at our free, one-day workshops.

Take your school's website and marketing to the next level at a free Web Strategy Workshop.

Join us around the world this autumn at a free workshop on marketing strategy, the latest best practices and innovations in inbound marketing, web design, admissions, communications and more.

Upcoming Workshops

United Kingdom

International

United States

We are finalizing our Fall 2018 schedule so come back soon!

Attendee Testimonials

"I just wanted to say a big thank you for yesterday. I thought the course was great and I took a lot from it, which I will be using going forward."

Howard Craig, Digital Marketing Manager

Worth School

"There was so much interesting content in what you said: I will enjoy reminding myself of the many useful ideas and suggestions you gave us. I also wanted to commend your engaging presentation skills. There wasn't a moment when I felt you'd lost me, in spite of my being quite new to social media as a marketing tool."

Kirsten Thomas, School Office Manager

Alton Convent School

"I really enjoyed yesterday, thank you so much. It was very helpful as well as interesting and brilliant to meet other people in a similar place to me."

Gail Knox-Wilson,  Marketing Manager

King Edwards, Witley

"Thank you SO much for a brilliant workshop today. Loads of really useful information & I’m really enthused about putting together a proper strategy!"

Alison Atkins, Assistant Marketing Director

Reeds School

"Thanks very much for a great session today. I've immersed myself in social media now and really enjoy it."

Sue Evans,  Registrar and Marketing Manager

Homefield Preparatory School

Why Go?

More than 400 school professionals agree: a Web Strategy Workshop is a must-attend event!

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Network with Like-Minded Professionals

Workshops offer plenty of time to networking, problem-solving and learning with other professionals in your area.

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Gain Knowledge to Improve Your Workflows and Strategies

Hosted by our talented and informed marketing experts, you'll head back to campus with new skills and strategies for SEO, social media, your website, and more!

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Free of Fluff. Free of Charge.

While our workshops are free of charge, we provide high-quality content and strategies professionals of all skill levels can implement across all website platforms, meaning we encourage non-Finalsite users to join us.

BY THE NUMBERS

37

Cities and Schools Visited in 2017

500+

Workshop Attendees in 2017

764

Best practices and strategies shared

9

Countries Hosting Workshops

Sample Agenda

Introductions and Agenda Overview

Session 1: Upcoming Web Trends You Need to Know 

Say goodbye to the days of static website design. Using examples from schools like yours as well as current research, we’ll highlight web trends such as personalisation of content by user, curated social media, the growth of SEO and PPC as key to school marketing, more option for mobile-friendly content, inbound marketing and much more.

Break

Session 2: School Spotlight

A local school will share their recent website redesign project with lessons learned and tips for other schools. Time for Q and A is provided.

Session 3: Best Practices and Strategies for Engaging Current Parents and Others

Successful websites are more than design. Learn how website content, information architecture, email best practices, and more can make it easier for parents to get the information they need while helping the school with its goals. Share what’s worked for your school and take home a few more tips that can help no matter what website platform you use.

Networking Lunch

Session 4: What Makes You Special?

An update to the ever-popular 7-second test session, this interactive discussion will help you tie your online content and overall design to your school’s unique marketing/brand. We’ll ask for volunteers for our group brainstorming as well.

Session 5: What’s Next

Resource Manager, Publications, and more…the world of Finalsite software is growing daily. Learn about our newest software and services and how to find out more if you’re interested.

Conclusion

*Agenda may vary based on workshop location. Please visit the registration page for the workshop you'd like to attend for additional session and time details.

FAQs

Is the workshop really free?

Yes! We believe that everyone should have access to industry best practices, free of charge, to help them improve their overall strategy and approach.

How long does the workshop run?

Web Strategy Workshops typically run from 9.30am-3pm — making it easy for you to get the day off from work.

Who is invited?

We encourage Finalsite clients and non-clients to join us for this professional development experience, as all sessions are geared towards industry best practices. Professionals working in marketing, communications, and admissions typically benefit most from this workshop.

Will there be food?

During the workshop, we'll provide a light breakfast, coffee throughout the day, and a delicious lunch. As for allergies, no worries!

What if I don't see my city on the list?

We're always adding new locations to the list, so check back soon! If you want to host a workshop, please email marketing-uk@finalsite.com.

Host a Workshop

Don't see your city on the list? Contact our events team about hosting a free workshop on your campus.

Can't Make it In-Person?

Join us virtually at a free upcoming webinar!