Facebook’s Creator Studio: What Is It?

lucentspot Blog, Digital Marketing, Facebook, Marketing, Social Media, Video Marketing Leave a Comment

Over the past year, Facebook has changed its algorithm to incentivizing businesses to post through Facebook directly, rather than third-party systems. What does this mean? Fewer of your followers will see your post if you schedule it through third parties like Hootsuite or Buffer. To combat this, Facebook has designed a more user-friendly scheduling system called, Creator Studio. Actually, Creator …

Dental Marketing Budget

Best Ways to Divide Your Dental Marketing Budget

Sara Feipel Blog, Digital Marketing, Google AdWords, Marketing, Website 3 Comments

Determining the amount to spend on a dental marketing budget can be overwhelming. But, the difficult part is knowing how to divide it. Should you spend more on Google advertising than offering discounts? Will you earn a return on investment if you allocate more money to your website or to social media advertisements? Just like anything in business, there is …

Marketing Budget

The Worst Advice we Have Heard About a Dentist’s Marketing Budget

Sara Feipel Blog, Dental Coaching, Marketing Leave a Comment

If a marketing budget sounds like a reward instead of a tool, stop right now. Grab a chair and let’s chat about your marketing budget. Really, it is not your, or anyone’s fault, but a marketing budget can sound far-fetched. Below are a few myths and their facts. Okay, let’s get started. 1. Myth: This is a dental practice, not a …

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Digital Metrics to Pay Attention to on Social Media – Awareness

Sara Feipel Blog, Marketing, Social Media 2 Comments

Likes and shares on social media only tell part of your digital story. This shows how a user engages with your content. For the whole story, you must look at the metrics. First, let your patients know you are on social media. Second, involve them with comments and likes. Then, push them to call. Lastly, ask patients to review! In …

IGTV

Instagram Update: 1 Billion Users and IGTV – What Dentists Need to Know

Sara Feipel Blog, Digital Marketing, Social Media, Video Marketing 1 Comment

The way patients use media today is different from the way it was used 6 months ago. On June 20, 2018, Kevin Systrom, CEO of Instagram, introduced a new facet: Instagram TV (IGTV). Instagram is now the third largest social network, behind Facebook and Youtube. Thus, the social media giant should not be ignored. What is IGTV? Simply, you can use …

New Dentists – First Steps Toward a Profitable Practice

Sara Feipel Blog, Branding, Dental Coaching, Digital Marketing, Marketing, Patient Experience, Reviews 1 Comment

Congratulations, you are a new dentist! You have graduated, gained valuable experience, and now you are ready to open your own practice. As a new dentist, if you are unsure where to begin, you are not alone. Below are the first items you should consider before hanging-up the open sign. Unique Attributes For A New Dentist Begin to construct the …

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Infographics – Basic Steps to Begin Designing and Writing Today

Sara Feipel Blog, Branding, Content, Facebook, Graphic Design, Marketing, Social Media Leave a Comment

Sharing statistics about common ailments or treatments can educate your patients about the dental world. This may help them understand procedures or realize the gravity of a needed appointment. However, some statistics are read more than others based on their design. Statistics simply added to a social media post will generate less traffic compared to a well-designed infographic. Below we …

Hey Marketing…Support Your Front Office Staff!

Lauren Tighe Blog, Branding, Dental Coaching, Marketing, Team Building

We all know marketing is responsible for lead generation. But, just because you bring in the leads, it doesn’t mean that they will turn into patients. The front office staff or the people in your office who answer the phones are responsible for turning that lead into a patient. So, what’s the problem? The problem is, more often than not, front …

Branding for “High Touch” and “High Tech” Patients

Sara Feipel Blog, Branding 2 Comments

Historically, medical offices have focused on branding for “high touch” patients such as valuing face-to-face interactions (Interbrand). In contrast, “high tech” patients value technology and convenience driven interaction. Both groups are important but each requires unique branding tactics. Below are few ideas on how to brand your practice for “high touch” and “high tech” patients. “High Touch” Branding Above all, …