Welcome to SCHOOL MARKET RESEARCH INSTITUTE, INC. Online
Since 1980, SMRI, Inc. has studied the art of selling to schools with a focus on marketing to PK-12 schools and districts. We help our clients plan their education marketing strategies, create promotion materials, and target school administrators and teachers through a unique approach to list selection. We are proficient in reaching educators through direct mail, email, third party and social media programs. No other resource can compare to our depth of experience in the PK-12 marketplace.
The next purchasing cycle in the education market is about to begin. Are you prepared to succeed?
Bob Stimolo, president and founder of School Market Research Institute (SMRI), has the latest research to help you grow sales in the education market.
Bob will present the key marketing concepts that lead to success in a webinar especially for those marketing to schools and educators. In addition, he'll share:
- Which are the most effective media
- How to select the most responsive schools and educators
- The best times to conduct your marketing campaigns
You'll also learn key findings from the latest market research conducted by SMRI.
Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018
Time: 9:30 a.m. Eastern
Price: $39.00 Join the eMarketing Learning Center at no charge and attend the webinar for FREE!
Navigating the K-12 procurement process is a big challenge for companies seeking to sell into this market, writes John Katzman, CEO of Noodle Markets, in an article for Huffington Post. It involves extensive research, documentation, time and patience. Katzman describes the process as “complex, bureaucratic, expensive, and opaque.”
Should We Be Worried?
Amazon could receive up to $5.5 billion over the next 11 years through a cooperative purchasing contract used by cities, counties, and school districts alike - and that’s got some people fired up.