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

WhatsApp comes to GeckoChat! 🙌🦎

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

GeckoEngage University Event Platform Students

Transform your college admissions team with a bot

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

GeckoEngage College Chatbot Software New York Times Twitter

The rise of Higher Education chatbots

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...

GeckoEngage Higher Education Chatbot Tool

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 —...

Boost your student recruitment event inquiries with QR codes

QR codes for student events: getting started Here at GeckoEngage, we’re in the business of helping Higher Education institutions use...

GeckoEngage College Chatbot Solution Attendance Vs Enrollment

On-campus events: how event attendance tracking leads to better ROI

Let’s face facts: during on-campus events, checking students into individual sessions involves more work. (With GeckoEngage, tracking session attendance needn’t...

Product update: Enable self-check-in for your events. ✅

We're pleased to announce that our self check-in feature is now live! Administrators can allow students to check-in to events...

GeckoEngage University Student Chat Solution Email Builder

Effortless email campaigns: Introducing our new drag-and-drop email builder

We're happy to announce that our drag-and-drop email builder is now available! Building effective email campaigns with GeckoEngage has never...

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