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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

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

Writing About Addiction with Care: 5 Tips

If you’re still writing about “drug addicts,” “alcoholics” and “substance abuse problems,” it’s time for a refresh. Healthcare writers need to write about substance use disorders with the same support, empathy and sensitivity we use for those with cancer or heart disease: We’ve learned a lot about the disease in the last 60 years, but… Read more

Palliative Care Content: How to Write It

Not everyone in your audience wants to “live their best life” or “get back to an active lifestyle.” Some simply wish to feel better. It’s time to turn the spotlight on a health topic that can help them: palliative care. This crash course in palliative care content discusses what this service is (and isn’t), why… Read more

Mental Health Content: 5 Tips to Engage Your Audience

Your audience goes beyond the nearly 44 million adults who experience mental health problems each year — it includes their caregivers as well. In 2015, there were 8.4 million caregivers of people with mental health concerns. As you prioritize your content, consider these 5 tips for creating and curating behavioral and mental health content that… Read more

Senior Living Marketers: 7 Tips for Improving Your Web Content

Baby boomers have a lifetime of experience figuring out what they want and how to get it — and that’s not stopping now. This generation is aging (heard of the gray wave?), and they’re starting to look for senior living options. They want to know what types of independent living and assisted living housing will… Read more

10 Most Popular Aha Media Group Marketing Blogs of 2018

So, which blog posts resonated with our audience? In 2018, the Aha Media team published 82 posts on our website. We covered everything from stakeholder interviews to crutch words to conversational writing, with a little Bruno Mars thrown in. I’m constantly in awe of our team’s ideas and expertise. These marketing blogs are full of… Read more

How to Become a Better Writer in Just 5 Minutes a Day

At Aha Media, our team of experienced writers produces content that resonates with readers and converts them to customers. How do we become better writers? How do we hone our skills, keep our writing sharp and consistently turn out high-quality content? We write – often. We write, we write again, and we write some more…. Read more

8 Ways to Keep Copy Short and Sweet to Make an Impact

There’s a reason for the cliché “short and sweet.” People like it when you get to the point. And since our attention span is about on par with a goldfish (meaning we both lose interest after about 8 seconds), it’s essential to get in, say your thing and get out – stat! A study published… Read more

Feeling Stuck? Move Forward Anyway

As a content strategist today, it’s easy to feel stuck. Our field keeps moving forward with new technologies like voice search and AI. Writers, editors and content strategists who are dealing with the “low-tech” end – communication, collaboration, creating copy – may feel left behind. In her closing keynote for Confab: The Content Strategy Conference,… Read more