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Best Places to Advertise Your Aesthetic Practice Online: Part II

By |2017-07-11T08:43:22+00:00July 5th, 2017|Cosmetic Surgeon Marketing, Facebook, Med Spa Marketing, Practice Reputation|

This is part II of our three part series about the best places to advertise your aesthetic practice online. Here are the links to the other two parts in this series: Click here to view Part I: Search Engines Click here to view Part III: Other Advertising Mediums Part II: Social Media and Review Platforms Outside of [...]

Another Example of Yelp’s Shadiness

By |2016-12-23T12:42:20+00:00February 3rd, 2015|News, Practice Reputation|

Yelp has been surrounded by controversy for years. The review giant has been accused of taking down positive reviews of companies that cancel or don't subscribe to their advertising, and these accusations culminated in the first major class action lawsuit in 2011. Since 2011, Yelp has been accused of extortion and been sued many times, and from what I've [...]

More Reviews = Better Rankings

By |2016-12-23T12:42:20+00:00January 22nd, 2015|Med Spa Marketing, Medical Marketing, Practice Reputation, SEO|

Advising our physicians and aesthetic & cosmetic practices on the importance of generating reviews is nothing new. For years we've been pushing the need to grow your online reputation. So why is this news? On a recent call with Google I actually had a rep from Google+ Places confirm that reviews, both good and bad, [...]

How Can My Practice Generate More Reviews?

By |2016-12-23T12:42:21+00:00November 26th, 2014|Medical Reviews|

A common question that I hear from medical and cosmetic practices is: "how do I get more positive online reviews?" With the negativity surrounding some review sites (Yelp), there seems to be a fear of negative reviews that keeps many practices from asking for them. The first thing you should realize as a medical or cosmetic practice, and as a [...]

Yelp Feeling the Pressure From Fake Reviews

By |2016-12-23T12:42:23+00:00January 24th, 2014|News, Practice Reputation|

Two weeks ago a Virginia Court of Appeals ruled that Yelp must unveil the identities of seven anonymous reviewers. This unprecedented ruling went in favor of Hadeed Carpet Cleaning of Alexandria, VA, who complained about there being many negative reviews about their business. Yelp was hoping that their reviewers would be protected under the First [...]

Websites Every Plastic Surgeon Should Be Active On

By |2016-12-23T12:42:23+00:00December 6th, 2013|Med Spa Marketing, Medical Marketing, Social Networking|

Marketing a plastic surgery center, medical spa or any cosmetic practice takes work. In fact, most practices outsource various elements of their digital or online marketing. Whether it's search engine optimization, online advertising, or social media marketing, it's easier to leave it to the experts. However, there are certain things that you shouldn't outsource. It's [...]

How to Generate More Reviews Online

By |2016-12-23T12:42:29+00:00July 15th, 2011|Medical Reviews, Practice Reputation|

If you aren't already aware, reviews matter. Now more than ever, with information and internet access so readily available, people are turning to their peers for feedback about doctors and medical practices. Not only do potential patients find them valuable, search engines do as well. Having reviews will help boost your Google Places ranking. So how do [...]

Automate Your Patient Follow Up Process

By |2016-12-23T12:42:29+00:00June 24th, 2011|Cosmetic Dentist Marketing, Cosmetic Surgeon Marketing, Internal Marketing, Practice Reputation|

If you're running a dental, medi spa, ophthalmology or plastic surgery practice then chances are you're using some sort of scheduling software. If you're not then you seriously need to consider exactly how much time your receptionists are spending making appointment reminders and following up with patients. Patient reminder software, like the popular Smile Reminder, [...]

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