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5 Examples of Senior Living Orgs Lighting Up Instagram

My 70-year-old aunt is on Instagram. She doesn’t post often, but she’s always one of the first to like my photos. She gets to see pictures of my daughter that other family members (who just stick to Facebook) never see. The belief that “seniors are only on Facebook” is totally false. My aunt is proof…. Read more

Get Real: Humanize Your Content to Turn Readers Into Patients

Health content communicators and marketers: How can you raise your content level from “resonating with the audience” to “motivating them to take action?” You know your target audience: They have questions about their health and they’re looking to you for answers. You know how to reach them: Write empathetic, factual content that trumpets your brand’s… Read more

5 Steps to Get Your “Off the Rails” Project Back on Track

We all dream of the perfect project. It kicks off with excitement. The creative is flawless. And it’s miraculously produced on time and under budget. (By the way, that image is as dreamy to me as pizza without the carbs.) But then you find yourself with a hurdle: Uh-oh, the stakeholder isn’t responding. Oh gosh,… Read more

Why You Need to Add Patient Education Material to Your Website, Pronto

Get ready to write about GERD. (And diabetes, bunions and concussions.) Patient education materials are the new must-have for a successful digital marketing strategy. You need online content describing conditions, tests and treatments for the information-hungry consumer. Yes, this type of health information already exists on sites such as WebMD. But why lose users to… Read more

Decoding 5 Common Business Acronyms

Lately, “business casual” isn’t a dress code to me. It’s a language. Ever since the invention of email, we’ve been trying to compress our communications. And so business acronyms were born. When you start a new job, the most important thing to learn is their abbreviated dialect. I remember when I started at Aha Media… Read more