Category: Medical Advertising Agency

A Costly Mistake: Is Your Staff Giving Medical Advice on the Phone?

Medical practices, groups and provider organizations often invite me to be a “mystery shopper.” That’s where the principals of the business ask Healthcare Success to call the practice posing as a prospective patient. The technique is most effective when a healthcare marketing agency provides an independent—and unbiased—third-party assessment of the quality of service. Recently, we discovered a […]

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How to Choose Your Healthcare Marketing Agency Partner

The most enduring and successful client-agency relationships work as a partnership. The trouble is, a solid working relationship isn’t easy to achieve. Selecting a healthcare marketing agency for a hospital or group practice shouldn’t be “easier-said-than-done.” Here are some important issues to consider. Performance is a specific measure of results, not the portfolio. Every agency has a gallery […]

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5 Search Engine Optimization Blunders to Avoid

SEO is a critical marketing-related factor. And the guidance of a healthcare advertising agency is highly recommended. It’s far too easy for well-intended individuals to create search engine optimization blunders. One reason you need professional SEO help is that the big search engines have us all outnumbered. They use dozens of uber-smart people to create […]

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An Intelligent Approach to Creating an Durable Marketing Plan

Isn’t hindsight great? You’re beginning a quarterly assessment of your Marketing Plan, and some marketing and advertising elements played out close to plan. But then there are troublesome parts of the plan where you’re faced with a painful dissection of incorrect assumptions, increased competition, erratic consumer needs and wants, and the relentless rollout of the […]

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Healthcare Radio Rules: Low Rates Open the Door to a Highly-Effective Medical Marketing Tool

A baker’s dozen of helpful tips in evaluating and using healthcare radio advertising Radio is a powerful media option for healthcare marketing. With rates negotiable to “half-off” or better, radio is worth a close look, even if you’ve avoided radio advertising in the past as too sophisticated or expensive for your hospital, organization or private […]

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Creative Thinking: How to Generate New Ideas for Better Healthcare Marketing

Somewhere in everyone’s job description—expressed or implied—is the need to be creative. And we know from experience in that it’s doubly challenging to be creative on demand. Surprisingly, a little coaching can help the process of generating good ideas for better healthcare marketing and advertising. Here are some secrets about being creative from, of all […]

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