“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent; it is the one most adaptable to change.” Charles Darwin said it. And we believe it. That’s why we’re making a HUGE change: We’re ungating our content. Gating Our Content Doesn’t Align With Our Mission Bottom line: We’re in the middle of… Read more
What have we learned about COVID-19 marketing and communications since the pandemic began? A LOT. I know this for a fact because I’ve talked to more than 30 experts and influencers in my popular interview series “What Did You Learn?” I began this series in mid-2020. In each 15- to 20-minute episode, I talk with… Read more
I always enjoy reviewing our most popular blogs of the year to see what resonated the most with our audience. Unsurprisingly, one key theme emerged in 2020: You wanted information on how to communicate about COVID-19 — and you appreciated hearing healthcare marketers discussing their experiences. But other themes emerged as well. People searched for… Read more
What Did You Learn? Episode 20 It’s our 20th episode of “What Did You Learn?” and I couldn’t imagine having a better guest for this special occasion. In this episode, Jay Baer, the founder of Convince & Convert and one of the premier content marketing thought leaders join me. We discuss why emotion needs to… Read more
What Did You Learn? Episode 14 This spring, when the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic was in New York City, Mount Sinai Health System treated thousands upon thousands of COVID-19 patients and returned more than 10,000 of those patients back to health. During that time, Mount Sinai’s healthcare marketing team created content to support patients,… Read more
What Did You Learn? Episode 13 “If [healthcare organizations] would have looked at their data, there would be a realization that they need to name things differently. They need to provide content differently… People are asking questions that are not highly-medicalized or in a clinical way,” says Carrie Liken, Head of Industry, Healthcare at Yext…. Read more
What Did You Learn? Episode 12 “We’re in this together.” You’ve probably heard that phrase a lot over the past 6 months. Between the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement, many brands fell back on “safe” messaging instead of adding their unique voice and perspective to the issues.
What Did You Learn? Episode 11 I’m a huge fan of The Knot’s Instagram account How They Asked, so I was excited to interview Whitney Little, Director of Social Media at The Knot Worldwide. She shared the inspiration for the popular Instagram channel and how The Knot continues to support its audience throughout the COVID-19… 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
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.