3 Ways to Maximize ROI with Paid Search Advertising

Especially in an age of high-tech websites, mobile apps, and rapidly advancing social media strategies, most marketers, be it in healthcare or any industry, are surprised to hear that the digital marketing medium with the highest return on investment (ROI) isn’t any of those; it’s (still) paid search advertising, and by most measures, it’s not […]

Entrepreneurship in the Marketing World

We are proud to announce that our founder and managing director, Tracy Knight, has been featured by Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center (FVEC)! FVEC is an online directory of resource agencies that serve entrepreneurs, organized for each stage of business development. This multipurpose platform not only builds connections among entrepreneurs but also raises awareness of the […]

Using Patient Personas for More Effective Healthcare Marketing

If someone were to describe a process that involves gathering facts, pointed questions of patients and ultimately using the results to make a determination, you’d say it sounds a lot like a diagnosis, right? And for healthcare marketers, a patient persona, in many ways, is just that, a type of diagnosis, and one that’s equally […]

How to Become a Healthcare Industry Thought Leader

It’s rather safe to say that physicians and healthcare practitioners earn more surnames, adjectives, and professional titles than those working in most any other industry. Aside from the traditional distinctions like MD, LPN, CNA, and PA, there are endless specialties, everything from bariatrics, to geriatrics, to pediatrics, and so on. It seems that in healthcare […]

Generation Jones: Marketing Healthcare to Young Baby Boomers

While some debate still lingers about what exactly to call “young” Baby Boomers—those born between, say, 1955 and 1964—universally known and accepted is this segment’s unprecedented impact on the healthcare industry, and its critical importance to healthcare marketers as a result. In terms of size, income, and standard of living, this distinct population segment is […]

The Three Cs of Physician Reputation Management

Have you ever Googled your name or the name of your medical practice and observed the top-ranking search results? Well, it’s safe to say that your patients have. Recent estimates confirm that eight in 10 patients report searching online for health-related information, and some even suggest that 62 percent of patients use third-party health ratings sites […]

Essential Features of Today’s Hospital Websites

Today there is no other digital marketing tool that can contribute more to your marketing results than a great website. In the past couple of years, hospital websites have evolved from glorified online brochures and branding tools to robust marketing engines that, when done right, serve as major hubs of outbound and inbound marketing activity […]

Two Truths and a Lie about Physicians and Social Media

Social media has been widely adopted across many industries as a vital component of any well-rounded digital marketing strategy, and physicians are rapidly joining the ranks. In fact, a recent study found that over 70% of primary care physicians and oncologists are now using social media to read and disseminate health information.  Many late adopters […]

Three Simple Ways for Hospitals and Physician Practices to Improve Google Local Search Rankings

There are hundreds of sophisticated marketing tactics that can take your hospital or medical practice to the next level, but you must start with the basics: can patients find you?  There was a time when people in your town who needed your medical care picked up the Yellow Pages and went to the physician or […]

Be Inspired: 3 Ways to Originate the Content Your Patients Want

There’s an insatiable need for consistent, quality healthcare content, and with a vast universe of topics at your disposal, part of the challenge is knowing where to start, and how to be proactive in finding topics that strike a chord with patients. So, what’s the answer? Worthwhile content ideas aren’t as elusive as you may think! […]