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Are you maximizing Instagram? Use these features to make the most of it.

With its focus on photos and video, the social media giant Instagram is particularly well suited for the aesthetics field, and many practices have been using the platform to effectively…

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Introducing the RealSelf University Podcast

The new RealSelf University Podcast surfaces fresh data and uncovers thought-provoking stories from the most interesting and successful personalities in aesthetics—both doctors and the people who contribute to their success…

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How We’re Embracing Google’s Algorithm Updates

It’s about leveraging Google’s algorithm, not “gaming” it. RealSelf Chief Technology Officer, Ward Vuillemot, on how his team his remaking the site experience on RealSelf.com. It’s no secret that Google’s…

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Will I Know How We’re Doing When Instagram Hides ‘Likes?’

It’s really happening. After whispers that began earlier this year and out-and-out tests in non-U.S. markets, Instagram has revealed that it will begin testing hiding ‘likes’ count on Instagram posts…

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Got a Bad Review? Here’s What to Do (& Not)

If you’re like many business owners, the thought of getting a bad review is sure to cost you some sleep. Learn best practices for how to and how not to respond to online reviews.

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OK Google, What Do I Need to Know About Voice Tech?

Voice search is steadily becoming more popular. Here’s how to respond.

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Finding Great Content to Share Doesn’t Have to be Painful

When it comes to social media strategy, consistency is important. Regular posting across all channels helps increase engagement with audiences, including current and potential clients, and that engagement fuels the…

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Learn SEO Best Practices for Multi-Location Practices from Etna Interactive

Search engine optimization takes work and commitment to get right for a single location practice. Multiply the locations, multiply the complexity. Creating an SEO strategy for a multi-location requires a…

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Get Inspired With These Smart Marketing Reads: November 2019

This month’s reads are about strategy, alternative and diversifying revenue streams and a ban on plastic surgery like filters on Instagram. It’s an unusual and risky strategy—actively encouraging people to…

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Build a Well-Rounded Instagram Presence With These Metrics

It’s no wonder that recent statistics show almost three quarters of all businesses are expected to have a presence on the Instagram social media platform in 2020. After all, 130…

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Webinars: Cracking the Code on Instagram & Reviews

Learn more tips for ramping up your online reviews (including a new integration to make it easier), and tune in as RealSelf CEO Tom Seery joins to help practices like yours outsmart Instagram’s algorithm update.

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5 Tips for Fielding Phone Inquiries to Your Practice

Having an efficient, well-planned, documented procedure for handling customer phone calls is a great first step to building relationships with prospective patients who ring up your practice.

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What Were We Thinking?

The real reasons we launched the RealSelf Network & RealSelf Verified.

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6 Scenarios Where You Look Different to Consumers Than You Might Think

Having a handle on how your actions appear to others can be tough. Here are six instances where you might be surprised at how your actions are being interpreted by consumers.

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4 Bashful Habits That Might Be Hurting Your Practice

When it comes to attracting new patients to your practice, those who practice quiet studiousness (“I’ll simply do great work and new patients will come.”) need to replace that persona…

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Get Inspired With These Smart Marketing Reads: October 2019

We’re reading about Facebook, Instagram, ageism and relatable (…or maybe not?) marketing this month.

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Badges for Brand-Validated RealSelf Providers

Showcase Your Status. Get Found for Treatments. RealSelf works with industry brands to identify trusted providers for their treatments, and we’ve added an exclusive validation to brand-validated provider profiles that…

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Coming Soon: Our 2019 Breast Reconstruction Feature

Our 2019 Reconstruct Your Narrative feature will highlight first-person narrative content, safety resources and treatment guides to help breast cancer patients navigate their mastectomy and reconstruction options.

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6 Ways to Offer Fast & Quality Responses to Email Inquiries

Here are some tips for getting back to prospective patients quickly via email, and putting your best foot forward when you do.

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Our RealSelf Verified Consumer Campaign in Action

Here’s a look at what consumers have been seeing both on and off of RealSelf about who RealSelf Verified Doctors are and why they should feel confident adding these doctors to their short list.