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1795 Williston Rd Ste 200
South Burlington, VT 05403-6470
Contact: Ms. Laura Noonan, SVP of Sales and Marketing
Phone: (820) 383-0408
Fax: (802) 860-0395

800response is the leading provider of vanity 800 numbers and call tracking analytics. We maintain the widest selection of vanity 800 numbers available today like 1-800-NEW-CAREER and 1-800-NEW-SKILLS. 800response offers these unforgettable advertising tools to increase inbound leads and admission rates for career schools in North America. Services include sophisticated call routing, call tracking and monitoring solutions like call recording and speech analytics. Learn more at or call 1-800-NEW-SALE.

4400 Bohannon Dr Ste 110
Menlo Park, CA 94025-1071
Contact: Mr. Steve Wasserman, VP Sales/ Client Services
Phone: (650) 265-1474
Fax: (650) 265-1501

As the leading innovator in education marketing, AcademixDirect is a trusted partner for improving student enrollments for universities and education providers worldwide. The company deploys advanced proprietary matching technologies and models while delivering dedicated customer service to their school partners. AcademixDirect also connects learners of all ages to online courses through, the broadest catalog of MOOCs and online courses available supported by the most comprehensive student-powered ratings and reviews.

APSCU Allied Plus Member Becker Media
2633 Telegraph Ave Ste 110
Oakland, CA 94612-1744
Contact: Mr. Roger Becker, President
Phone: (510) 465-6200
Fax: (510) 465-6056

Becker Media was founded in 1995 by Chairman Roger Becker. Becker Media is a full service marketing and advertising agency specializing in private colleges and universities with offices in Oakland, California and Baltimore, Maryland. Roger has published articles and spoken on the importance of brand development for schools since joining the industry. From initial market research including Focus Groups and perceptual studies to creative production and media strategy, Becker Media finds out what motivates students and creates advertising that gets results. Becker creates full service traditional campaigns including TV, Radio, Print and Outdoor in addition to digital campaigns including pay-per-lead, pay-per-click SEO and remarketing. Becker oversees all aspects of campaigns and optimizes for results in real-time. Becker Media's interactive division, Becker Interactive, generates high-quality inquiries for online and campus schools through search channels and an affiliate network.
9611 Hwy 97
Lake Country, BC V4V 1T7
Contact: Ms. Amy Gaglardi, Business Development
Phone: (250) 766-2589

Find out why is frequently at the top of the list when a school wants student inquiries that are branded, exclusive, and high-converting. For more than a decade, we've delivered genuine online prospects by maintaining our ethical values and well-honed expertise as a boutique provider of quality inquiries. By generating all of our inquiries through search, while using websites that we own and operate, we can lower the cost per enrollment for your school. With our timely updates, dedication to compliance, and our TCPA verification feature, you'll have less to worry about as you reap the results. So get in touch with today to learn more about the exceptional value of our organic and exclusive student inquiries!

Effective Student Marketing
2 Dundee Park Dr Ste 302A
Andover, MA 01810-3725
Contact: Mr. Andy Kelley, President
Phone: (978) 475-0880
Fax: (617) 507-6050

Effective Student Marketing creates, monitors, and manages pay per click campaigns for higher education institutions. The team stays on top of the latest tactics and trends, constantly testing new strategies for clients, including beta tests from Google, to help schools achieve their enrollment goals. Effective Student Marketing also provides social media, search engine marketing, content creation and distribution, web design and optimization, and reputation management services.

APSCU Allied Plus Member Gragg Advertising
450 E 4th St Ste 202
Kansas City, MO 64106-1170
Contact: Mr. Nick Barkman, Director of Business Development
Phone: (816) 931-0050
Fax: (816) 931-0051

Gragg Advertising is a full service, direct response agency focused in marketing technology. Recognized as one of the top agencies in the world for search engine and social media strategy, they create a fluid and compliant admission process and develop holistic marketing strategies. This is done through integrated recruitment campaigns, media analysis, admission training, interactive geo-targeting, onboarding, lead aggregation and compliance monitoring and management. Working with schools across the nation, Gragg Advertising combines traditional branding strategy with proven direct response marketing tactics in order to provide a quantifiable return on investment for the marketing dollars of their clients.

Gray Associates, Inc.
355 Sudbury Rd
Concord, MA 01742-3422
Contact: Mr. Robert Atkins, CEO
Phone: (617) 366-2838
Fax: (617) 229-6165

Gray Associates, Inc. is a strategy consulting firm that helps clients, primarily in the education industry, develop fact-based business and marketing strategies that maximize outcomes for investors, companies, and their customers. To support our customers, we have developed an industry-leading database that combines information on inquiry volumes, demographics, competition, and employment. Using this information and proprietary research, we help our clients develop business strategies, select programs, pick locations and prepare curriculum.

Higher Ed Growth
5400 S Lakeshore Dr Ste 201
Tempe, AZ 85283-2186
Contact: Mr. Joe Laskowski, Managing Partner & Chief Mtkg Officer
Phone: (480) 458-1142
Fax: (480) 831-2507

Higher Ed Growth merges innovation, experience, and technology to produce solutions that help schools enroll more students. Call Comply and skillfully match interested inquiries to our database of schools based on the individual's and clients common goals. Our partnership methodology includes complete transparency and consistent communication to ensure the highest levels of compliance and success, which allow our partners to meet and exceed their enrollment objectives.

Jive Communications, Inc.
125 W 1600 N Ste 100
Orem, UT 84057
Contact: Mr. Scott Jager, Director of Bussiness Develop- Higher Ed
Phone: (385) 312-9467

Jive Communications provides Voice, Video and Unified Communication services to Institutions of Higher Education, K-12 Education, Government and the private sector. Jive's hosted solution, Jive Cloud, is rapidly replacing legacy communication systems with its powerful feature sets, enterprise-grade reliability and the lowest total cost of ownership available. Jive helps administrators, educators and students establish enhanced levels of collaboration and improve overall communication in both the boardroom and the classroom.

9921 N Nevada St Ste 200
Spokane, WA 99218-1145
Contact: Mr. Darren Case, President
Phone: (509) 323-9666
Fax: (509) 323-9676

Kelly/Brady Advertising is a full-service advertising agency specializing in the education sector. Through our 37-year history, the educational landscape has greatly evolved; yet, one thing has remained constant: our commitment to building true partnerships with our clients. When you partner with Kelly/Brady Advertising you get proven problem-solving solutions, which in turn increase leads, enrollments and starts, and build your brand recognition. Our one agency approach can streamline all of your marketing needs to include digital marketing, emerging media, TV, radio, print and out-of-home advertising. Our custom media-tracking systems provide highly-targeted and transparent results on which you can rely. All of this is delivered by passionate individuals who share the same goal: to be your partner and help you succeed.

Lead Mantra Marketing Inc.
203-938 Howe Street, Suite 203
Vancouver, BC V62 1N9
Contact: Mr. Vivek Zaveri, CEO
Phone: (604) 243-0470
Fax: (604) 243-0477

Lead mantra is a full-service, digital marketing agency specializing in identifying and recruiting students for the higher education industry. Our team members have helped colleges and universities reach enrollment goals through interactive marketing applications and technology since 2004. Lead Mantra leads the industry in delivering technology, media, and marketing services to help schools reach, recruit, and enroll students. We offer solutions customized for each institution's specific needs and goals.

MDT Marketing
805 E Broward Blvd Ste 301
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-2046
Contact: Mr. Barrie Waisserberg, VP, Marketing & Operations
Phone: (954) 764-2630
Fax: (954) 764-5853

MDT Marketing is a cutting edge digital marketing agency that specializes in servicing postsecondary schools and colleges across the United States. We provide the tools, services and know-how to improve inquiry volume and convert those inquiries into enrollments. Our systems are top-of-the-line, providing smooth integrations with any other web-based system. Our products and services streamline the way schools manage prospective student inquiries, reducing the overall costs associated with online inquiry management. We create advertising that GRABS ATTENTION and GETS RESULTS.

National Research Center for College & University Admissions - NRCCUA
3651 NE Ralph Powell Rd
Lees Summit, MO 64064-2357
Contact: Ms. Debby Lovins-Kappler, National Sales Coordinator
Phone: (800) 862-7759
Fax: (816) 817-1945

The National Research Center for College and University Admissions operates the nation's largest college planning program. This program takes place in more than 22,000 high school classrooms both public and private across the country, enrolling nearly 5.5M students. Through this registration process, students communicate to us their college and career aspirations. By providing free college and career planning tools, real world connections and resources the program helps millions of students reach their educational and career goals.

Norton Norris, Inc.
55 E Jackson Blvd Ste 950
Chicago, IL 60604-4800
Contact: Ms. Kimberly Tonelli, Project Manager, Training & Development
Phone: (312) 262-7412
Fax: (312) 262-7450

Norton|Norris, Inc. (Nn) works solely with educational institutions and provides assessment services, (mystery shopping) admissions training and marketing/adverting/inquiry generation. Nn has worked with schools, colleges and universities since 1998. The principals are well known for conference presentations and are regarded as thought leaders in the private college sector. In 2011 Nn introduced a revolutionary approach to admissions training: EnrollMatch® - The Ethical Enrollment Process. ||

Paradigm Media Consultants, Inc.
PO Box 6213
Fishers, IN 46038-6213
Contact: Mr. Bob Newman, Senior Vice President
Phone: 317)436-4801
Fax: (317) 577-0120

Paradigm Media is "the" results-oriented marketing company for Career Colleges in North America. In the last two decades, PMC has provided marketing services to over a hundred private & public schools and colleges. Our focus will always be to help schools effectively grow through lead generation and enrollment performance. Our services include all forms of traditional media, organic lead generation, media placement, creative and call center services wrapped around the PMC 360° model.

APSCU Allied Plus Member PlattForm
15500 W 113th St Ste 200
Lenexa, KS 66219-5106
Contact: Mr. Aaron Edwards, SVP of Enrollment Partnerships
Phone: (913) 254-6273
Fax: (913) 538-5078

Founded in 1989, PlattForm is the leading partner to higher education institutions worldwide, with the desire to grow their on-campus, online and hybrid programs. Our leadership team's deep education experience is unmatched in the industry and our robust internal team of experts provide our partners with exceptional service.

QuinStreet, Inc.
950 Tower Ln Ste 600
Foster City, CA 94404-4253
Contact: Mr. Gregory O'Brien, Senior Vice President
Phone: (650) 578-7770
Fax: (650) 578-7604

QuinStreet has been the leader in online performance marketing and media since 1999. In the education sector, QuinStreet's high quality consumer resource Web sites provide visitors with everything they need to inquire about a school online. Together with client-optimized marketing campaigns incorporating email and social media marketing, QuinStreet's network gives schools a presence across the entire Internet. Each year, over 3.5 million students find the right school and program of study through QuinStreet's extensive network and array of marketing technologies. QuinStreet's policy of ongoing research, testing, and analysis maintain its presence as the market leader in online lead generation for the education sector.

Target Direct Marketing
510 W 5th St
Kansas City, MO 64105-1132
Contact: Mr. David L. Fall, Sales Executive
Phone: (816) 994-1357

Target Direct Marketing is a Performance Marketing Company that has provided lead management services within the education sector for over 20 years. TDM offers services such as: --Bullseye Lead Management System: Cutting-edge software that lets you optimize ROI with over 40,000 real-time reporting variables, keeps all your stats and leads in one easy-to-use database --Online Lead Generation: Pay Per Click Inquiries with effective landing pages to help engage prospective students --Direct Mail: Make a lasting connection with both parents and prospective students via High School mailers or remarketing campaigns

PO Box 2151
Gilbert, AZ 85299-2151
Contact: Mr. David Goodwin, President
Phone: (602) 795-5470

TextAim is a communications company that allows back and forth conversations with students by text. Since students prefer to use text over phones and emails, TextAim allows schools to communicate to hundreds or thousands of students through a system as easy to use as email. It is cloud based, so no IT department needed. It is different than any other text program available and helps streamline and simplify communications with students for different departments.

APSCU Allied Plus Member Velocify
222 N Sepulveda Blvd Ste 1800
El Segundo, CA 90245-5614
Contact: Mr. Martin Lind, Director, Educational Vertical
Phone: (310) 765-7526
Fax: (310) 256-2940

Velocify is a market-leading provider of cloud-based intelligent enrollment management software designed for schools that compete for students. Velocify helps admissions departments keep pace with the speed of opportunity and improve enrollment rates by driving rapid inquiry response, increased process discipline, improved productivity, and actionable insights. The company has helped more than 1,500 institutions across a variety of industries improve student and customer acquisition practices and performance. Velocify was recently recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America by Deloitte and Best in Class in Lead Management, Education Category by LeadsCouncil LEADER Awards.

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