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Vanity URLs Aren’t Shallow

Using a custom URL to lock down your brand identity on platforms like RealSelf is kind of a big deal.

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YellowTelescope Wants to Turn Your Front Desk Staff into Superheroes

YellowTelescope, a RealSelf Affiliate, just launched a cost-effective and useful program to address the industry’s need for front office training.

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TouchMD and RealSelf Partnership Opens the Floodgates to More Patient Reviews

Reviews up 335% in 3 months for the initial pilot practice. 70% of people will go on to leave a review when asked to do so, but busy practices aren’t…

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Etna Interactive Schools Practices on Loyalty Programs

Etna Interactive’s recent survey of best practices about patient loyalty and rewards programs reminds us that it’s seven times less expensive to keep a patient you already have than to…

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Protected Health Info + Texting Typos = Disaster. Here’s How to Stay HIPAA Compliant

A few years ago, I received a text on my phone that clearly wasn’t meant for me. I’ve blacked out the first and last name of the intended recipient and…

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Top Tips for Preventing No-Shows, from an Industry Insider

We often hear that no-shows are disruptive to practices and are asked for advice on how to approach the problem and implement process improvements. To help answer that question, I…

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4 Ways to Get More ROI From Social Media

Posting to social media takes a lot of time. And while you should expect benefits in terms of positioning and branding, you should also expect a cold hard return on…

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5 Lessons Learned from Our Advisory Board

I joined RealSelf as VP of Doctor Marketing because I felt it was the most customer-centric company in the industry and I wanted to work on a mission that helps…

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12 Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following

Imitation is the highest form of flattery. It’s also one of the shortcuts to mastery. One of the best ways to learn great tactics for Instagram is to take note…

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9 Time-Saving Ways to Harvest Great Social Media Content

It’s no secret that social media can attract attention—and new patients—to your practice, and Instagram’s image-friendly focus is a perfect platform with which to engage them. Different post types can…

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Register Now: What’s Your Instagram IQ? Webinar

Instagram success doesn’t come overnight. While there are dozens of doctors thriving on the platform, thousands of others are struggling to gain relevance. When it comes to aesthetics, there is…

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ROI: 4 Steps to Maximizing Non-Consultation Inquiries

Getting patient inquiries from paid advertising takes time, money, and coordination. You expect that effort to yield a respectable return on investment (ROI) in the form of paying patients. Of…

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How Savvy Surgeons Include Their Team for Social Media Success

You didn’t get into plastic surgery to become a social media influencer. And yet, it’s likely no surprise to you that channels like Instagram and Facebook can go a long…