Have You Claimed Your Hospital’s Location On Local Directories?

August 22, 2013
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These days, people don’t just post photos of their dog and what they had for lunch on social media sites. They also post experiences, good and bad, about companies they do business with. That includes hospitals!

These days, people don’t just post photos of their dog and what they had for lunch on social media sites. They also post experiences, good and bad, about companies they do business with. That includes hospitals!

hospital reviewsIn addition to the familiar channels of Facebook and Twitter, many are also going to places you may not even being thinking of, including Yelp, Google Plus Local and Yahoo Local!

That’s why it’s important to claim your facility on all the major local directories.

Claiming your location lets you optimize your page and include a detailed description, contact information, your website, accurate photos and – most importantly – a chance to respond to a review about you, good or bad.

People make decisions these days not by hard hitting ads, but by reviews they see online. They’re also going to talk about you, whether you have a presence there or not. Claiming your locations can make a big difference in getting customers to come to your hospital.