Instant Eligibility Verification
Attract budget-savvy university students with exclusive pricing and deals offered directly through your website, by you and only you.
”If I’m a student applying for a discount, then I am a shopper who is ready to make a purchase. We suspected that if we could speed up the approval process, EDU Advantage members would make their first purchase sooner. Not only did initial purchases occur 50-80 days sooner, students verified by SheerID are spending a little more.“
With SheerID verification in place, there is no need to bury your student programs on hidden landing pages or in gated communities alongside your competitors’ offers. Word-of-mouth and online searches are two of the biggest influencers of this demographic’s purchases. SheerID’s student verification solution not only allows you to openly market to university students, but also provides you with the assurance that your special offers are protected from those that don’t qualify.
Through SheerID’s verification process, you can gain valuable customer intelligence about your student customers that you can’t get anywhere else. You can add optional fields to SheerID’s verification forms, allowing your customers to volunteer information you can use to create ongoing marketing campaigns with personalized messaging and real value to keep them coming back.
A recent study in the UK revealed that 57% of graduates admitted to using expired student cards to get student pricing. SheerID’s configurable solutions allow you to determine who is eligible for your exclusive offers while our high-assurance verification methods prevent fraud and discount abuse.
Whether you are thinking of creating a new student offer, or expanding an existing promotion, students are a key demographic for brands that want to maximize the lifetime value of their customers.
There are over 36 million postsecondary students in Europe, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and the United States. University students are ideal customers for businesses because: