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Does Your Front Office Suck?

Pardon me for getting right to the point, but statistically speaking, your front office sucks. It sucks dollars, it sucks opportunities, and it sucks prospective patients away from the practice. Now that I’ve got your attention (and hopefully not offended you), hear me out. I actually took some time to gather data about just how bad things are in the… Continue Reading

Link Building Strategy 3: Pay

As you can probably guess, paying for links is very controversial! Search engines want links to be an objective indicator of your site’s popularity and value…paying for popularity can hardly be called an “objective” way of attracting inbound links. While it is unlikely that Google or another major search engine would punish you for purchasing links, they may ignore purchased… Continue Reading

Link Building Strategy 2: Earn

Earning something that’s truly valuable takes hard work. But earning links from reputable and related sites requires something more. You can’t just work hard — you need to be clever and maybe even a little controversial to attract the right kind of attention with high-quality links. Consider this: How many hours did you spend yesterday thinking about whether you should… Continue Reading

Link Building Strategy 1: Ask

I learned when I was a kid that I’m much more likely to get something if my request is reasonable and I ask politely. That’s certainly true of link building. If you read last week’s newsletter you know that the goal of link building is to obtain relevant links from trusted sites. So who do you ask? Vendors & Medical… Continue Reading

Build Links to Boost Your Site Ranking

When I say the word “links,” what first comes to mind? If you’re an avid golfer, maybe you have a vision of teeing up on a sunny morning. If style’s your thing, maybe you think “cufflinks.” But when it comes to your online marketing, links are a crucial component in your efforts to rank well and reach out to Web… Continue Reading

Optimize for the Right Keyword Phrases

Some might say the first rule of Search Marketing is that there are no rules. While the game is indeed ever-changing, there is at least one rule you need to live by: to be successful in online marketing, you must choose the right keyword phrases to target every step of the way – from site planning through promotion. You may be asking,… Continue Reading

Track the Success of Your Site

Last week we talked a bit about the business insights buried in your Web site statistics. Now it’s time to do some more detailed detective work. Your Web stats are a powerful tool for understanding your site’s strengths and weaknesses, but they’re not foolproof, and their biggest limitation is that they are inherently anonymous. Get out the magnifying glass and… Continue Reading

How to Make Sense of Website Statistics

For those of you into integers, marveled by metrics, driven by data (or now, annoyed by alliteration), your Website statistics are virtual goldmines of insight…if you know what to look for. If you haven’t yet spent time looking at your Website statistics, ask your Website host for access. Etna Interactive clients can email support@etnainteractive.com to request the link to their stats. LiveStats.XSP… Continue Reading

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