Author: Ahava Leibtag

[Video] Gini Dietrich of Spin Sucks: How COVID-19 Improved Marketers’ BLM Responses

What Did You Learn? Episode 4 Only a small handful of brands handled the COVID-19 pandemic well from a marketing perspective, says Gini Dietrich of Spin Sucks. But the Black Lives Matter movement? That’s a different story. More brands stepped up their game, including North Face, who Gini has been following closely during the Facebook… Read more

[Video] Aaron Johnson of Penn Medicine: The Evolving Role of Digital Strategy in Customer Experience

What Did You Learn? Episode 3 Modern day hospital marketing is more than just earned media, content, and digital strategy. It’s intertwined with hospital operations by helping to fuel the customer experience. That’s one of the biggest learnings to come from the COVID-19 pandemic for Aaron Johnson, Senior Director of Digital Strategy at Penn Medicine…. Read more

[Video] Ann Handley of MarketingProfs Talks Authenticity in Marketing

What Did You Learn? Episode 2 Working as content marketers and copywriters during the coronavirus pandemic taught us a lot. Hopefully, those lessons will carry over into our strategies for the long-term. On this episode of “What Did You Learn?”, I sat down with my good friend Ann Handley of MarketingProfs. We talked leadership in… Read more

[Video] Amanda Todorovich of Cleveland Clinic Talks COVID-19 Content Marketing

“What Did You Learn?” Episode 1 There’s no denying: The coronavirus pandemic taught healthcare communicators (and marketers in general) a lot. This is especially true when it comes to COVID-19 content marketing. We learned to listen. We witnessed the importance of timely, credible information written in plain language. And while we should’ve been doing this… Read more

Turn Hospital Website Content into Social Media Material: 10 Examples

You’ve probably created a ton of coronavirus content in the last few months. You likely published it on your website so users can find it in just a few clicks. But what if your audience isn’t looking there? Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, social media usage has ramped up. On Facebook, U.S. traffic to other… Read more

Prepare Content for the Other Side of the COVID-19 Curve

Lately, when I turn on the news, I hear less about the devastation from the coronavirus (which is still heartbreaking) and more about plans to reopen the country. As healthcare communicators, we’re in the trenches, giving our audience the crucial information they need. But with this shift in tone, it’s time to look ahead and… Read more

Coronavirus Communications Done Right: 7 Examples

In seemingly no time at all, the coronavirus has upended our world. People who had never heard of COVID-19 a few months ago are spending their days frantically researching and seeking coronavirus-related information.

3 Ways to Calm Your Audience About Coronavirus

Everyone is searching for information on coronavirus, a new and rapidly spreading respiratory infection that originated in Wuhan, China. According to Google Trends, search interest around the illness continues to grow. Healthcare marketers NEED to be creating content about this disease. It’s not about the search traffic. It’s about being the reassuring voice readers need,… Read more

10 Tips From Our Most Popular Healthcare Marketing Blogs of 2019

The beginning of the year is a great time to look back. I love rereading our content from the previous year to see what topics and healthcare marketing blogs resonated with our audience. Some of our biggest hits delved into hospital social media, physician bios and writing about sensitive healthcare issues. Fortunately, we conducted webinars… Read more

Top Hospital Commercials of 2019

All year, our team looks out for healthcare marketing ads that leave a lasting impression. Now, we’ve whittled down our list to the 10 best hospital commercials of the year. The Ingredients of the Top Hospital Commercials What makes a great healthcare ad? The secret ingredient is not screaming “I’m a hospital commercial!” We love… Read more

About Ahava Leibtag

Ahava Leibtag, MA

Ahava R. Leibtag has more than 20 years of experience in writing, messaging and marketing. She is a well-recognized content expert and writes thought leadership about content strategy and content marketing. Ahava is the President and owner of Aha Media Group, a content strategy and content marketing consultancy founded in October 2005. She... More >

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