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Healthcare Marketing Done Right: A Microphone, Not a Megaphone

This is the third of a five-part series, originally published on MillennialEYE. Ah, marketing: one of the most misunderstood words in the English language. When uttered, it may evoke mental images of used car salesmen, flashy neon lights on the Vegas Strip, or even commercials featuring talkative camels.

The Power of Designing a Patient-Centered Practice

This is the second of a five-part series, originally published on MillennialEYE. What is Design? When we think of the word design, many people think of architecture, graphic design, or the consumer products we use every day. But whether we realize it or not, design is

It’s Time to Rethink Your Healthcare Brand Strategy

This is the first of a five-part series, originally published on MillennialEYE. Everywhere we go, we’re inundated by brands. With the rise of brands on social media, the prevalence of advertising, and the use of ads to monetize everything we see online, traditional marketing is nearly

7 Signs It’s Time for a New Practice Website

So, you’ve had an ophthalmic practice website for a few years, and for the longest time, it’s served your needs. But as technology (and the industry itself) keeps changing, you’re concerned that your practice website might not be up to the task anymore. You think

Actionable SEO Tactics for Practice Administrators

What is SEO? There’s a lot of mystery surrounding SEO, especially in the medical industry. “What is it?” “Why does it matter?” “If I use SEO, will I be #1 on Google?” Put simply, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of optimizing your website

The Psychology of Why We Share Things Online

The Internet is inherently social – from Facebook posts and Tweetstorms to viral YouTube videos and those articles your mom keeps emailing you, we all love sharing. But why do we share the content we discover, read, and watch online? What compels us to click

4 Strategies to Attract New Patients with Social Media

The first thing ophthalmologists need to know about social media is that it’s not just social.  The fact is that the majority of users on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter go to those sites to find information about businesses and the products and services they offer.