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Top 10 Trends That Will Transform Your Online Marketing In 2018

Now that we are about halfway into 2018, we can see 10 distinct trends emerging in the world of online medical marketing. These won’t be just flash-in-the-pan fads so it’s worth putting time, energy, and (everyone’s favorite) dollars towards the 10 themes below.   1. The Patient Journey Smart medical practices are tailoring their marketing message, keyword targeting, and marketing channels to speak… Continue Reading

Stacking the Odds In Your Favor: Mathematics of Paid Media

When it comes to marketing your business online, paid media is more important now than ever. Platforms such as Google, Facebook, YouTube, and even Google Maps are reducing the amount of organic traffic and increasing the amount of paid traffic. What does this mean for your business? Ultimately, it means that paying for some of your traffic is inevitable. Businesses… Continue Reading

Responding to Online Doctor Reviews

Online reviews are today’s word-of-mouth — and they stick around, good or bad. With that in mind, each and every review of your practice (positive or negative) deserves a thoughtful response. In elective healthcare, crafting appropriate responses to online feedback can be a little tricky, so it’s especially important to equip your staff to handle patient reviews well. In this video, CEO Ryan Miller discusses… Continue Reading

Who Was John Wanamaker?

At first glance, the connection between a 19th century postmaster general and our digital marketing agency may not be clear. But John Wanamaker— the face of our 2018 marketing campaign—was also an advertising pioneer and a paragon of business savvy. Before he was appointed United States Postmaster General, John Wanamaker, the son of a rural Pennsylvania brickmaker, opened Wanamaker’s—Philadelphia’s first… Continue Reading

Smart Practices Track Their Calls

Did you know? Online leads are more likely to pick up the phone and call a medical practice over using email. That means it’s really important to understand as much as you can about what’s going well during those phone calls — and what could be improved. That’s where call tracking comes into play. Call tracking gives you a way to analyze… Continue Reading

Texas Medical Marketing Laws

A big state like Texas deserves a big statute on medical marketing, right? Well, the Lone Star State really delivered with this collection of rules on healthcare PR and marketing. While the regulations are long, they are very clear about what physicians need to do to stay on the right side of the law, offering a refreshing amount of certainty… Continue Reading

Alabama Medical Marketing Laws

Alabama has a fairly typical medical marketing statute, suspending, revoking, or restricting the license of any practitioners who make false or deceptive statements about their qualifications or treatment results. This law should create relatively few barriers to medical website design for reputable surgeons, but as always, discuss your specific situtation with your legal counsel. More Information Oversight Body: Alabama Board… Continue Reading

Google & Page Speed: Are You Racing Your Way Off Google’s First Page?

Google recently announced that starting in July, page speed will determine your site’s mobile ranking. Why? Google wants to make sure that mobile searchers have the best possible user experience. Fortunately, this change will only affect the slowest websites, so many practices won’t be impacted. Will my rankings be affected? Here’s how to be sure you’re safe from this change. Take a look at… Continue Reading

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