The Gecko blog

Find out the latest news from Gecko, the education sector, and also takeaways from events we attend.

5 ways to stand out at HigherEd recruitment events

Standing out and making a lasting impression on prospective students (for the right reasons!) at increasingly overcrowded recruitment events is...

Relative workflows: Event automation made simple

Hands up if you're a fan of event automation...? 🙋🙋‍♂️ If so, I have a product update to share that...

Product update: Deeper Salesforce integration, new Chat app, and more!

We're delighted to kick-off April with a plethora of major product updates! *Updated* - Salesforce Integration Update It's a good...

4 social messaging trends HigherEd leaders need to know about — and why they’re relevant

The world is growing more mobile first by the day. A whole generation is starting to live their lives on...

WhatsApp comes to GeckoChat! 🙌🦎

Over 1 billion users are sending 65+ billion WhatsApp messages EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. And starting today, you can incorporate WhatsApp...

Transforming your Admissions team’s workload with a bot

Welcome to part 2 of our series of posts looking at the rise of bots in communications. We previously looked...

The Rise of Bots in Communication

Welcome to the first post of a 2 part series where we start by getting to know bot technology and...

GeckoForum Hackathon Release

We held our very first hackathon at the second GeckoForum on the 5th of March and we are excited to...

Product Update: GeckoBot has arrived! 🤖🚀🦎

We're pleased to announce that we launched GeckoBot yesterday at our customer forum here in Edinburgh! GeckoBot can answer questions,...

Q&A with #GeckoForum keynote speaker, Eric Stoller

Earlier this week, we took the opportunity to catch-up with the Gecko Forum keynote speaker, Eric Stoller, to learn about...

Product update: 3 new tools for enhancing the student’s pre-event experience

Understatement alert: events are complex. As an organiser, you're responsible for managing a thousand details. The success of your event...

2019 GeckoEngage Client Forum

We're pleased to announce that the 2019 GeckoEngage Client Forum is on the horizon! What? A full day spent learning how...

Product update: New exports — analyse multiple data types in a single export

I just wanted to drop you a quick note to let you know that our new data export feature is now available...

Product update: managing responses to outbound messages.

For once, this isn't an email about a new feature in the GeckoEngage platform...! ?? Nope, this is something that's...

Product update: Generating QR codes within the Capture app (& why you should). ?

Are you using QR codes to ramp up how quickly you can capture enquiries at recruitment events**? Yep? Great —...

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