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About the Episode: We're joined by Kevin Renton of Electric Kite and Volt, live from the 2024 CUPRAP conference. Mallory and Kevin talk about running content networks in higher education, with a focus on bringing marketing and enrollment professionals actionable insights and forward-thinking strategies. 

Key Takeaways:

  • Volt's Origin and Vision: Kevin discusses Volt's transition from an agency blog to a leading marketing magazine and its future content direction.
  • Live Conference Coverage and Community Engagement: A discussion on breaking down barriers and offering insights into conferences to those unable to attend.
  • Artificial Intelligence in Higher Ed Marketing): The importance of AI safety and policies on campuses to ensure responsible use.
  • Enrollify's Growth and Content Expansion: Mallory outlines Enrollify's expansion and new initiatives, including webinars and blogging.

Connect With Our Co-Hosts:

Mallory Willsea 

Seth Odell 

About The Enrollify Podcast Network: The Higher Ed Pulse is a part of the Enrollify Podcast Network. If you like this podcast, chances are you’ll like other Enrollify shows too!  

Some of our favorites include Generation AI and Confessions of a Higher Education Social Media Manager.

Enrollify is made possible by Element451 —  the next-generation AI student engagement platform helping institutions create meaningful and personalized interactions with students. Learn more at

Connect with Us at the Engage Summit: Exciting news — Mallory will be at the 2024 Engage Summit in Raleigh, NC, on June 25 and 26, and we’d love to meet you there! Sessions will focus on cutting-edge AI applications that are reshaping student outreach, enhancing staff productivity, and offering deep insights into ROI. 

Use the discount code Enrollify50 at checkout, and you can register for just $99! This early bird pricing lasts until March 31. 

Learn more and register at — we can’t wait to see you there!

About the Podcast

Mallory Willsea


Mallory Willsea

Mallory Willsea serves as VP of Marketing at Element451 — the next generation AI student engagement platform helping institutions create meaningful, personalized, and engaging interactions with students. Her insights on best practices and new trends are informed by her sector research and more than 15 years of experience. Mallory has held executive leadership roles in ed tech and at agencies spanning customer success, marketing, and business development. Her superpower is building media brands to reach, educate, and inspire forward-thinking higher education leaders.

Kevin Renton


Kevin Renton

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