Wait, what the heck is Pinterest exactly and why should I care? A valid question, one I found myself asking a few weeks back, it seems like there is always another “hot” social media site springing up somewhere that is going to suck even... Keep Reading: Added Pinterest to Your Website Yet?
Getting the Brand Plan together A client who is developing a new company came to FirstTracks Marketing’s President Greg Connolly to get their brand plan in shape. Why? Isn’t it OK to hit the ground running with all the great tools like... Keep Reading: Brand Plan Consultation
I read a scary bit of research from the pros along the Charles River. Forrester Research was working on the "of's" of marketing in businesses today. The Of's being perceptions of /need of/cost of etc. and what they found was, drum roll please.... Keep Reading: I’m NOT in Sales!
In our business the buzz is all about being on-line, social media tactics with webinars offering every form of advice. My in box looks like a 2am infomercial fest. The buzz can be deafening and overwhelming to the point that I just might get struck... Keep Reading: Newsletters, They Still Work
Does this sound like your hospital website content publishing process? ALL of your hospital website content needs to be fed through one person who has to actually build the pages using an HTML editor which is a slow, time-consuming process and puts a... Keep Reading: Building a better hospital website with WordPress CMS
For assisted living homes, independent living facilities and nursing homes, effectively marketing your business can be difficult. When reliance on word-of-mouth is all you’ve got the stream of potential residents can run dry quickly. Granted,... Keep Reading: Assisted Living Facilities: Find your Voice
A hospital's view from the inside looking out can be very different than the community's view in. A hospital sees itself providing essential health services and so much more. Millions of $ in free care, free programs for seniors, teens, kids, moms... Keep Reading: Align Your Hospital Marketing Strategy
The first baby boomer is turning 65 this year! This is a group (80 million strong) that has lived and flourished in one of the most prosperous periods in US history. Technology advances continue to stagger our imaginations. But.....and there is... Keep Reading: Assisted Living, A State of Denial?
The Twitter network is massive and millions of people use it every day to do research, get answers, connect with friends and monitor information. Here is a practical example of how I used Twitter for customer service. And how you could be using it to... Keep Reading: How Twitter Can Work for Assisted Living Facilities
Ever been to a busy hospital lobby or department waiting area? We all have, and what are we seeing when we’re there? Many times it’s not something that’s related to why we’re there. The latest local photographer exhibit or... Keep Reading: In House Hospital Posters, What’s the Plan?
We work with quite a few health care organizations some of which are local hospitals in NH. One common theme I have noticed in my dealings with these hospitals is that they all are ignoring a massive wealth of information from the traffic their... Keep Reading: 3 Quick Tips: Start Learning More About Your Hospital Online
Unlike years ago, today’s healthcare consumers are much more savvy and are playing an increasingly active role in the selection of their healthcare providers, including specialists. Hospitals need to be proactive in relationship building with their... Keep Reading: Grow Your Hospital’s Business with a Seminar Series