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4 Websites That Say “Nope”: Lessons In Good Web Design

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In my industry, we call it your “bounce rate”: the percentage of visitors who land on your homepage, then hop on down the bunny trail to some other website. That means they never click on any of your links. Never look around. Never get to know who you are. And never become your client. What […]

What We’re Thankful For In Healthcare Digital Marketing This Year

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Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on what we’re grateful for in all areas of our lives—and healthcare digital marketing is no exception. At CareContent, we’ve got lots of reasons to be grateful. Here’s what our team is thankful for in the worlds of healthcare, healthcare digital marketing, and technology. Kadesha Thomas Smith (Founder/CEO) The […]

Diversity In The Workplace Matters—Especially In Healthcare Marketing

Kadesha Thomas Smith, CareContent

How do I feel about diversity? Simple: I think it’s critical for any healthcare marketing team that is responsible for communicating to consumer audiences. This may sound like a sweeping statement, but there’s a reason for it. You don’t want to have any blind spots in what you communicate. This means you need people looking […]

Social Media For Healthcare Marketing: Snaps, Pins, And Shares, Oh My!

Samantha Gassel, CareContent

If you are one of the millions of adults in the US who use Facebook or Twitter, you’ve probably followed—or at least seen—a company’s account on one of these social networks. Many businesses create Facebook profiles (called pages) or Twitter accounts (called handles) in order to further their brand recognition and boost their marketing efforts. But […]

Content First: 9 Signs It’s Time To Redo Your Healthcare Website

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Yes, it’s probably time. The fact that you’re even reading this blog post indicates that you’ve at least clicked around your healthcare organization’s website and either rolled your eyes, or just let out a long tired sigh. Revamping your healthcare organization’s website is a huge undertaking: the content strategy, the content creation, the design, the […]

Starting A Healthcare Blog: 3 Factors To Keep In Mind Before Launching

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It probably seems like everyone and their mom has a blog these days. And maybe that’s true. But that doesn’t mean that all blogs are created equal. Blogging can be a powerful marketing tool for your healthcare organization—if it’s done right. So, how can you set your company’s healthcare blog up for success? Here are […]

Health Acronyms: The Shorter The Better?

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It’s An Acronym World (IAAW). For better or for worse, everything can be condensed to an acronym. And while healthcare may not own SADBUS (Small And Disadvantaged Business Utilization Specialist), it does have its fair share of questionable character combinations. Well, more than just its fair share. Health acronyms are everywhere. The Acronym Itself Some […]

Healthcare Content Marketing: How Much Should It Cost?

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It all starts the same way: Your healthcare organization needs to reach a certain audience online. Maybe you’ve been producing healthcare content for years, and now you have so much that you don’t know what to do with it. Or maybe you’ve just realized that content is your ticket to engagement, and you’re just getting […]

Hiring For Your Healthcare Marketing Team: 9 Interview Questions To Ask

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I have a whole new appreciation for finding the right healthcare marketing team—people who are excellent at their jobs and wonderful to be around. Yes, I’ve had the flip side, and it wasn’t pretty. Having the wrong person in a key role can make you hate a job that you actually love. It’s draining and […]

Vetting CMS Vendors At SHSMD? Start With Content First

Your healthcare marketing team has finally decided that the bandages holding together your organization’s clunky flagship website are getting weak. It’s time for a new site. This situation isn’t anything new. I’m at SHSMD this week, and I’ve already talked with several healthcare marketing leaders who are looking for a new content management system. “We’ll […]