Tackling complex marketing and business challenges

Advance 360 Education is Advance Local’s digital marketing agency for higher education. It’s essential to understand our overall corporate structure as it is a fundamental differentiator — our depth is a major strength, source of stability and foundation for scalability.

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A company made better by the sum of its parts

Advance 360 Education is part of Advance Local, LLC, a company within Advance. Founded in 1922, Advance is a private, family-owned business that owns, operates and invests in companies spanning media, entertainment, technology, communications, education and other promising growth sectors. Advance’s portfolio includes Condé Nast, Advance Local, Stage Entertainment, American City Business Journals, Leaders Group, Turnitin, and Pop. Advance is also among the largest shareholders in Charter Communications, Warner Bros. Discovery and Reddit.

Advance Local owns and operates the nation’s leading local media groups, software and data platforms, and marketing agencies. A company grounded with rich history and driven by creative innovation, Advance Local’s mission is to strengthen and empower the communities we serve.

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We exist to help higher education institutions grow and succeed

Advance 360 Education is a digital marketing agency for higher education formed in 2017 to provide end-to-end marketing campaign strategy and execution for educational institutions. Leveraging the breadth of resources across Advance Local, Advance 360 Education connects data to strategy, content and cross-channel distribution to produce positive results for our higher education clients.



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Acting ethically and being transparent in all that we do.

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Putting clients at the forefront of everything we do.

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Incorporating and amplifying diverse perspectives in our workplace, our workforce, and our work.

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True partnership of all divisions and departments within our organization. True partnership between our organization and our business partners.

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A desire for constant evolution, an embrace of experimentation, calculated risk taking, and investment in innovation.

Marketing Campaigns

Our strategies are made up of building blocks that create a roadmap for marketing execution. From start to end, a well-thought-out strategy, along with performance data, is the driving force behind any successful higher education marketing campaign.

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Admissions Training

Marketing and Admissions must work together. The relationship between admissions and marketing should be one of the strongest within your organization. Our team has first-hand admissions experience to help your admissions teams to turn leads into enrollments.

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Data Driven Insights

Our first and third-party data sets us apart. Our competitive advantage is not only that we possess the data and market intelligence, but we have the experience to know what to do with it.

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Our cloud-based business intelligence and predictive modeling tool, designed specifically for educational institutions, provides key insights and intelligence to elevate strategic decision-making to achieve sustainable growth.

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Find out why prospective students are slipping through the cracks

Request a free digital marketing audit and we’ll first discuss your current strategies with you and then apply a process to help you determine where your efforts are missing the most qualified students.

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A dedicated team of industry experts with a diverse set of experiences.

A digital marketing agency for higher education, Advance 360 Education includes a dedicated team of industry experts with a diverse set of backgrounds. Our core team has experience both within agencies as well as within schools. This includes positions in admissions, marketing, financial aid, student engagement and, of course, cross-channel marketing.

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Advance 360 Education is recognized as a trusted expert within the digital marketing industry. Our partnership credentials give us access to dedicated support, competitive intelligence and best practices that ensure we are using the latest technology and approach to maximize results for our clients. In addition, our team members hold industry leading certifications.