The Top 7 Healthcare Marketing Strategies on the Planet

These are the seven fundamental strategies that you should already be doing to ensure marketing success for your healthcare practice or business. Let’s face it, if you’re not already experiencing success with your healthcare business’ or practice’s marketing efforts — and especially if you’re not yet marketing at all — there are many more than […]

Internet Ads are the New Yellow Pages, Only Better

The Intern is a delightful, Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway comedy/drama. Those of us in healthcare marketing and advertising see some amusing contrasts between old-school business and present day online enterprises and Internet ads. If you’re old enough to remember phonebook advertising, you’ll likely recognize that Internet ads are the new Yellow Pages (print) […]

Wallet Burn and the Nasty Side of Pay-per-Click Advertising

On the surface, Pay-per-Click (PPC) advertising—sometimes known as cost-per-click—seems friendly enough. Advertisers only pay for the advertising space when someone clicks on the ad. One analogy, however, says that PPC can be like high-stakes gambling. The casino will never turn you away, but if you don’t know what you’re doing, it’s really easy to lose […]

Internet Mistake #4: Your Website Ain’t No Field of Dreams

[Series Installment: The Worst Mistakes Medical Groups and Healthcare Organizations Make When Trying to Attract Patients from the Internet, Mistake Four: Believing Your Audience Will Find You on its Own; from the Healthcare Success Educational Library.] Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for a website is like the fuel for your car. A beautifully engineered and full-appointed […]

Search Engine Optimization Strategies for Doctors Tired of Being the “Invisible Man” (or Woman) Online

Editor’s note: This article covers secrets about Search Engine Optimization. It is another in our series about how to get found on the Internet. We have a personal question for you. Have you ever “Googled yourself?” More to the point, when patients from your town search online for the services that you provide, does your […]

Magna Health Systems: Marketing a Center of Excellence

Editor’s Note: Healthcare Success was pleased to contribute to this feature profile of Magna Health Systems for publication in SurgiStrategies magazine. This article provides a close-up look at the marketing activities at one of Chicago’s leading outpatient surgical centers, examining their work with and for surgeons, as well as their weight loss outreach direct to […]

How To Start Getting Patients From Your Healthcare Website TOMORROW

Advertise your website on Google, Yahoo and other platforms to target local patients looking for your services. Editor’s note: This article is the first of a series about how to drive traffic to your healthcare practice website. U.S. Internet users conduct 5 billion searches every month directly on major search sites. Furthermore, a recent Harris […]

Heads-up for Healthcare Marketing & Advertising: Bing Now Powers Yahoo! Search

The “Microhoo” Challenger to Google in Online Search and Internet Advertising If the Yahoo! and Microsoft Search Alliance news has fallen off your radar, here’s an update that’s important to SEO / Search Engine Optimization for healthcare marketing & advertising. Microsoft’s Bing is now powering organic search results on Yahoo! Search for the English language […]