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
“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
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
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.
Coronavirus messaging has changed rapidly over the past few weeks — and will continue to evolve as the situation progresses. As healthcare communicators grapple with the daily (sometimes hourly) changes, ensure that your content consistently speaks with sensitivity toward high-risk groups.
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
A client win: Good Morning America (GMA) picked up a blog post we wrote for Henry Ford Health System’s LiveWell Blog. The details: A GMA producer found a LiveWell blog post we wrote, Do You Really Need 10,000 Steps a Day? because of it’s first-place ranking on Google. She reached out to Henry Ford’s marketing… Read more
This year was my 4th time going to CMWorld since its inception in 2011. You’d think after attending so many times, I’d get bored. Or I’d leave saying, “Interesting stuff, but I knew that already.” But that’s hardly the case. I came away from Content Marketing World 2019 with a suitcase full of tips. My… Read more
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
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