Why Email Marketing Is One Of The Most Effective Tools For Surgeons

We all get emails: work emails, personal emails, spam emails, etc… Hundreds of emails are coming through our inboxes on a daily, weekly or monthly basis (if you get hundreds of emails on a monthly basis, we envy you). Email marketing has been around for so long that the majority of us are numb to …

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Price Transparency in Your Practice – Good Idea or Bad Idea?

Many doctors struggle with the idea of giving away pricing information online. On one hand, they want to be transparent about their practice and pricing. On the other hand, giving away prices may lead to less phone calls, less consultations, and a list of other issues. So what should you do? Let’s break down some of …

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RealSelf Optimization Tip #3 – Reviews

If you did not get a chance to read our optimization tip #1 on photos, please click here. If you did not get a chance to read our optimization tip #2 on question and answer, please click here. In the final part of our three part series on RealSelf optimization, we will be covering one …

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RealSelf Optimization Tip #2 – Question & Answer

If you did not get a chance to read our optimization tip #1 on photos, please click here. In part two of our three part series on RealSelf optimization, we will be covering one of RealSelf’s most important features: Q&A. For those of you who may not be too familiar with this piece of the …

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RealSelf Optimization Tip #1 – Photos

In the first part of this three part RealSelf optimization series, we will be covering photos, both cover photos and before & after photos. As many of you already know, one of the biggest driving factors in a patient’s decision to choose you as their surgeon is before and after photos. But how many should you …

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Why You Can No Longer Afford To Ignore Yelp

We get it. You hate Yelp. You think they’re extortion artists, they hide your good reviews, the Sales reps can be pushy, etc… Believe us when we say, we’ve heard them all. Whether you personally like Yelp or not is actually irrelevant. Why? Because your potential patients are using Yelp to research you and your …

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How To Filter Out Spam from Your Google Analytics Account

Have you been in your Google Analytics and noticed that your traffic is higher than usual, but your behavioral statistics (bounce rate, pages/session and session duration) are worse? Well, you may be getting hit with a lot of spam within your analytics account. The spam gets called by different names depending on who you talk …

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Did You Buy Your Website Like Someone Buying Breast Augmentation on Groupon?

Groupon is a fantastic website for deals on certain experiences or products. Food Storage Container Set: $9.99? YES! Portable Key-Chain Phone Charger: $7.99? Absolutely! Breast Augmentation: $2,999? Wait, what? How can this be a safe and smart choice for potential patients?

It’s not. How can a patient choose a plastic surgeon and procedure based on a “deal” instead of coming in for a consultation to learn about their doctor and their options for the best results? Deep down, you know it’s not a wise choice, and wonder if you may need a revision surgery in the future. Keep that in mind as you read this post.

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Does Responsive Web Design Matter?

Before we answer your question, did you know that smartphone users check their devices 150 times a day? With a growing percentage of your target audience accessing websites through their mobile devices, it is becoming a trend to create websites that are responsive.

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5 Tips On How To Take Great Before & After Photos

Having consistent and high quality before and after photos are absolutely essential for any medical practice. With digital users reading less and less these days, the old saying of, “a picture is worth a 1,000 words” could not be more true. Having great before and after photos that are consistent can push a user to …

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