Independent dental offices have much more to offer and can easily outshine the corporate offices, and patients know this, especially when you market your independent practice effectively.
Dental practices interested in expanding their marketing efforts or perhaps just venturing into digital marketing for the first time may be in the dark about some of the major differences and potential consequences of handling things in house versus trusting it all to a marketing agency. In fact, the differences can be quite significant, and it is important to know about them before making a decision on which direction to go.
Dental practices are using every advantage they can to stay competitive. Implementing PatientCaptureNow is a great way to stand out in a crowded field and attract high-quality patients. It makes building relationships so much easier, since the prospective patient feels like they already have a connection to your practice.
My Dental Agency began as an idea from Jackie Ulasewich who, after over a decade of working in dental marketing and business development, felt passionately about helping dental practices grow their businesses and add more new patients. My Dental Agency has taken the guesswork out of marketing a dental practice and has enabled its clients to focus their message, reach their target audience, and increase their new patient opportunities through effective marketing campaigns.
Implants are a popular and profitable procedure. So how does a practice go about attracting more patients who want them? After working in the dental marketing field for some time, we’ve picked up a few tips on what NOT to do…
New year, new you, as the saying goes. Everyone is making their New Year’s resolutions, vowing to eat better, exercise more, volunteer at shelter, and begin composting in the backyard. And while those are all great things on a personal level, they won’t do much to help your dental practice. So, let’s think about making some New Year’s Marketing Resolutions to start the year off with a bang and hopefully avoid some costly mistakes.
Using the same marketing strategies year after year is a grave mistake, but many dental practices have yet to embrace the bone-efits of digital marketing. Digital marketing doesn’t have to be frightening. In fact, it can be a real treat for your bottom line. In this special Halloween edition of our blog, we want to demystify digital marketing to show you why most practices are dying to get on board.
Today, more and more businesses are turning to text messaging as an important value-added tool in their marketing and customer retention arsenal. From contacting new patients to treatment promotions and appointment reminders, text messaging patients is the wave of the future. No one wants their new patient leads to go to the practice down the street because they weren’t as fast or as targeted in the way they responded. With text messaging as part of a practice’s lead response protocol, that won’t happen anymore.
So you’ve hired a dental marketing agency to provide you with new patient leads, but it’s not turning out how you thought it would. The first impulse might be to place blame. It’s tempting to see the process as one-sided, but it doesn’t have to be.
Do you remember dental marketing before the digital age when it was made up of TV commercials and print advertising? Back in the latter half of the 20th century, the big dental consumer companies used catch phrases and jingles in their advertisements, some you would probably remember today if you heard them again.