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

Key campus event metrics β€” and how to improve them

Taking a scientific approach and getting really analytical about the factors that affect your enrollment funnel has, historically, proven challenging...

Product Update: Embeddable Events

If you're managing your events through Gecko (or planning to) we've just released a new feature that will reduce your...

Product Update: Triggered Live Chat Workflows

We've just released a new feature for Chat, which should entice more students to start a conversation with your team...

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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...? πŸ™‹πŸ™‹β€β™‚οΈ If so, I have a product update to share that...

GeckoEngage Higher Education Chatbot Solution Chat Demo

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...

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The 4 social messaging trends in Higher Education that digital transformation teams need to know

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

WhatsApp comes to GeckoChat! πŸ™ŒπŸ¦Ž

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...

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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! πŸ€–πŸš€πŸ¦Ž

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 theΒ 2019 GeckoEngage Client Forum is on the horizon! What? A full day spent learning how...

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