We're your marketing dream team.
Every community college marketing firm says "we're different." But we really are. As a virtual company, our team is located across the country so we are local to everyone. We care and take the extra time to listen and get to know you so that we can provide the right services and support to meet your marketing and communication needs.
When time isn't on your side, we are.
What we do
Marketing services that get results.
We know there are days you wish you had just one more hour to complete the projects that are piled on your desk, create a new brand, and launch a social media campaign. That's why we're here. We are the extra hour you need! As a higher education marketing and communications agency, we offer a wide range of services to help. We've listed our primary services below. If you don't see what you need there, call us. We can help.
Marketing & Strategy
You face marketing challenges every day. We examine those challenges with a fresh perspective then work with you to create a plan that helps you conquer them.
Communications & Public Relations
A solid public relations strategy is critical to ensuring positive awareness of your college or district. We work with you to build a public relations strategy that supports your strategic plan, positioning your college as a leader.
Fundraising & Advancement
We understand that your resource development program is one of the most important programs you work with to foster your college or district’s success. We can help with comprehensive assessment services, fundraising campaigns, and alumni engagement management.
Is your website out of compliance with ADA Section 508/WCAG 2.0 requirements? No staff or time to bring it into compliance? We offer accessibility remediation services to bring websites into compliance. We also write content for new websites and can train your staff to write for the web. websites.
A strong, consistent social media presence is a vital part of your college or district’s communications plan. We offer Social Media Assessment and Management packages that help you increase your college’s exposure in your community, support student recruitment, retention, and engagement, and increase alumni awareness and communication in the digital world.
Advertising & Digital Media
Using our knowledge of media trends and patterns to identify media channels most often frequented by your target audience, we create traditional and digital advertising campaigns that include plans, placement, and monitoring and break through the digital white noise to make sure your message hits the mark each time. And we back up our work with in-depth metrics and reports.
A college brand conveys a lot of information in a subliminal way. Yet it’s more than a logo or tagline - it is your promise to your constituency groups. We create researched based brands that are unique to your college and the communities you serve, complete with a tagline, logo, and brand promise.
From website content and social media support, public relations, and graphic design to student athlete recruitment profiles, our team will work alongside your team to increase the promotion of your athletics program and your student athletes. Let us knock it out of the park for you.
"We contracted with 25th Hour and Jennifer this past year and we are still working with them. First and only time we have had consultants not only deliver everything in the contract, but they have followed up with us on a regular basis and provided support and assistance as we implemented their recommendations. They were very aware of our small staffing level and limited budget and they provided creative, thoughtful, realistic recommendations that we were able to implement within our existing resources. They promised to follow up with us as we implemented and they have done so multiple times far beyond what the contract required. We will be using their services again!"
- Doug Darling, Ph.D. President, Lake Region State College
Our expertise in higher education marketing helps our clients reach their goals in marketing, fundraising and communications.
Increase Student Enrollment
Recruitment, Awareness & Public Relations
Solano Community College
Located approximately 50 miles east of San Francisco, Solano Community College was facing low enrollments and significant budget cuts. Having passed a general obligation facilities bond, they were constructing new buildings and launching new programs, yet students were not enrolling.
With no marketing department, they reached out to 25th Hour Communications to launch a massive enrollment campaign and to create awareness of the College’s two centers and its main campus.
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Branding & Recruitment
Ohlone College’s brand was old and tired and didn’t truly reflect the college’s changing environment or growth. In addition, Ohlone’s marketing director was relocated and they needed marketing services. Ohlone contracted with 25th Hour Communications to create a new brand including a logo, tagline and roll-out plan, and to lead their marketing department until a new director was hired.