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4 Reasons Data-Smart Medical Marketing is a Winner

October 19, 2016 by Stewart Gandolf, MBA

Only a few segments of the medical marketing industry have embraced the “big data” advantages. Some health systems, hospitals, and the larger provider practices are now willing and able to collect and use data-smart information for marketing.There was a time when only the biggest industry organizations could draw down on healthcare data...[read more]

5 Search Engine Marketing Tips for Medical Practices

October 18, 2016 by Jonathan Catley

As medical marketing competition continues to heat up, healthcare organizations need to up their digital advertising game if they want to see a solid ROI.The ever-increasing role of digital media in the patient path to treatment represents a huge opportunity for medical marketers looking to generate new revenue for their practices while...[read more]

Likes, Fans and Followers: 5 Ways to Create a Winning Facebook Page for Your Hospital

October 12, 2016 by Wax Custom Communications

If the ultimate goal of your social media efforts is to drive more traffic through your doors, there’s no better way to do it than with a well-thought-out Facebook strategy.Here’s how: Get the word out. Let everyone know you’re on Facebook. Start by creating an easy-to-remember URL that directs visitors to your Facebook page (e.g., www....[read more]

Explore the Benefits of Creating an Online Community for Your Practice

October 11, 2016 by Practice Builders

In today’s digital world, being a member of online communities is essential for engaging patients with your brand. Establishing and maintaining online relationships via online communities is critical to the success of your practice.What exactly is an online community? An online community is an interactive platform where two-way...[read more]

How to Make SEO Work for Your Dental Practice

October 7, 2016 by Practice Builders

For your dental practice to succeed, you want to ensure you’re attracting new patients to your practice. But in the age of the Internet and an ever-expanding online market, it may feel like a challenge.While there is a surge of competition in the online market, there are steps you can take to ensure your practice attracts new patients....[read more]

Why SEO is the Vital Ingredient in Healthcare Website Design

October 6, 2016 by Stewart Gandolf, MBA

Before you do anything else, a healthcare website design must plan for Search Engine Optimization. All too often, SEO is a neglected afterthought. And just as often, a poorly performing website will need major repair work or a complete re-build. Surprisingly, it comes up often.Just the other day, a practitioner proudly asked us, “What do...[read more]

How to Engage Patients and Gain Online Visibility

September 27, 2016 by Practice Builders

The process of finding a healthcare provider has undergone a drastic revolution and is no longer dependent on just word-of-mouth marketing. More and more people are now turning to the Internet to make their health decisions. Before visiting a doctor for the first time, patients now conduct a thorough analysis of a physician’s online...[read more]

Using Facebook for Clinical Trial Recruitment

September 26, 2016 by Jonathan Catley

Facebook’s advanced targeting capabilities and enormous user base make it an ideal tool for effective and efficient clinical trial recruitment.As pharmaceutical companies increasingly turn to digital media for clinical trial recruitment, it’s important they seek out channels that allow for targeted advertising, efficient scaling of...[read more]

Even More Proof That Google Deserves Your Medical Marketing Dollars

September 19, 2016 by Jonathan Catley

As if you needed any more evidence that Google dominates digital advertisement in the medical space, recent statistics have surfaced that only solidify the search engine’s importance to your medical marketing efforts.It’s safe to say that digital advertising has completely revolutionized the patient path to treatment, and nobody has...[read more]

Resolving Duplicate SEO Problems for Healthcare Systems with Multiple Locations

September 15, 2016 by Jonathan Catley

 Healthcare systems with multiple locations are at risk of being penalized by Google for duplicate content — here’s how to avoid damaging your online visibility.Businesses with multiple locations all face a similar challenge: unless they make a concerted effort to differentiate the web content on each branch’s microsite, Google...[read more]

How Hospital Marketing is Thinking Beyond the Ivory Tower

September 14, 2016 by Stewart Gandolf, MBA

In the 500-plus years since the Middle Ages, hospital marketing has only recently changed its perspective and community relationship.Back in the day—when nobility wanted to build a castle—they took the high ground above the village. Ancient cathedrals and churches would also pick the elevated or center-city real estate. It was...[read more]

A Better Patient Experience Starts With a Better Online Experience

September 9, 2016 by Practice Builders

Mobile apps, Internet consulting, social media, emails and custom websites have brought a paradigm shift in the healthcare services. Patients seek nothing less than the best – in terms of healthcare services or digital experiences.[read more]

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