Güd Marketing

Campaign:
Perspectives
Enrollment Campaign for Higher Education Savings, Michigan
Client:
Michigan Education Trust
Project Goals:
Recruitment
Innovative Tactic: Expert Panel

People needed expert advice. So, we went live with the experts.

Enrolling in a college savings plan is a big commitment and a topic too complex to cover in ads alone. Furthermore, converting folks that are “window-shopping” to folks who hold contracts often requires multiple touches and deep engagement. Güd Marketing used Facebook Live to host a panel of experts who answered questions from Michigan parents, caregivers and grandparents.
Research showed that people who had not already signed up for a plan were more likely to do so when they heard from “real parents and caregivers.” The personal connection achieved when meeting “face-to-face” and getting real-time answers from knowledgeable experts provided much-needed reassurance to concerned parents in the midst of a global pandemic that challenged family finances everywhere.
Services Performed
Research
Planning
Messaging
Creative
Social Media
Media Buying
Digital
Web
Public Relations
Content Marketing
The event provided a way to promote MET’s $100 match and to deeply engage with parents, caregivers and grandparents.

Results.

Over 270%

increase in MET website traffic in only 10 days

increase

in MET relevancy through paid TV interviews

“We’ve long considered Güd Marketing a trusted partner. But it’s much more than innovative campaigns. The folks at Güd truly believe in MET – and in helping families save on college tuition. That heartfelt caring shines through in everything they do.”

–Diane Brewer, Michigan Education Trust executive director
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