If the types of patients you really want to see are not finding your practice, if you’ve spent hours upon hours perfecting your skills but rarely get the chance to use your specialized knowledge, then marketing is likely the remedy. Take Dr. Brown’s advice and prioritize marketing your practice to get the business you want and deserve.
Every dentist and dental practice defines success differently. For many dental practices, success can mean more brand/practice awareness within the community, fewer patients but higher revenue, or an influx of new patients — or some combination of these things. That’s the beauty of success — it can’t be defined in a singular way, and anyone can have it on their own terms as long as they have a clear goal in mind and a plan to achieve it.
Part of marketing your practice is telling your story to the people you are trying to reach so they feel like they know you before they ever come through the doors. One of the best and most powerful ways to do that is through video, and these days, there is a wide variety of video styles to choose from. It is easier than ever for a dental practice to take advantage of the video + social media combination to boost the effectiveness of its marketing.
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Stephanie Krotov is our Google & Facebook Ads Manager, a key role at MDA. A major part of her job is being responsible for testing out new ads for our dental practice clients and SEO management (optimizing how search engines see a new website). But that’s not all Stehpanie does, of course. So, let’s take a moment to get to know her a little better!
As a dental practice owner, you are an expert in all things dentistry. But when it comes to the marketing side of things, are there some concepts that perhaps you’re not completely familiar with? There is a lot of terminology in marketing, and sorting it all out can be a little confusing, especially because some terms can have slightly different meanings depending on the context. Let’s break down the most common marketing terms to make them a little less intimidating.
I’ve just gotten my hands on a remarkable new book that I believe could make all the difference in your practice, especially right now. The author (and my good friend) Scott Manning is giving away free copies to all of our clients and followers, as an added benefit to being a part of My Dental Agency.
When a dental practice hires a marketing agency, they usually have great expectations, and that’s what I love to see! Working with a practice that is enthusiastic about marketing makes my job even more satisfying than it already is.
If your marketing seems generic or (heaven forbid) boring, it’s time to wake it up! Customizing content, telling your story, focusing on patient needs, and having a solid strategy in place will make your marketing more interesting without making it “weird”, and you will notice that the quality and quantity of patients coming to your practice will improve.
Business leaders young and old face the same problem — how to form a solid team that will work hard to promote the business’s success. Whether it’s a new business or an established one, the people you recruit will be crucial to your survival.