How to Choose the Best Medical Marketing Company
Choosing a medical marketing provider is one of the most difficult – but critical – decisions you’ll make as an owner of your practice, as the wrong company could cost you time and money.
The right decision could help you keep your appointment book full and achieve optimum success.
The Best Medical Marketing Checklist
As online marketing becomes more competitive and complex you can easily encounter analysis paralysis in choosing the right partner for your practice.
To feel confident that you’re making the right choice we list items to help identify the right medical marketing company for your practice.
Whoever you choose they need to not only understand medical industry and have solutions that match your challenges, but need to have been there done that all before successfully.
You don't have time to hold your consultants hand, they need to be able to quickly get you, advise what your options are and execute. No fuss.
Is the company you are considering for your marketing familiar with the medical industry?
There are a ton of website designers out there – but in your line of work – choosing a company that knows the medical or dental industry specifically is best. They’ll be aware of various approaches, sensitivities and rules within your space (e.g. TGA regulations) as well as understand what works in one speciality vs another
Dynamic Medical Environment
How does the company keep up with the ever-changing internet?
The Internet is constantly changing – new design trends, algorithm changes, etc. – and you don’t want to hire someone who can’t keep up with the times – or charges you a ton every time an update must be made.
Find out how the company keeps up with current trends and what they do to ensure your website stays up-to-date over time (and if there are additional fees associated with doing so). For example, all Your Practice Online clients receive frequent updates and unlimited content changes, minor design changes
Medical Marketing Updates
You can also look at the company website and see if they’re providing extra features: animations, educational materials like articles, and marketing ideas at no extra charge.
If a company is consistently publishing educational pieces, it’s a good sign they are keeping an eye on recent changes and care about educating your practice as well.
How will the medical marketing company measure your practice’s success?
Every practice has unique goals. Your marketing company should listen to your needs to recommend the right strategy for your practice and track applicable metrics to report progress.
Look for a company that provides a monthly metrics to help you track all of your marketing outcomes.
Advanced Services and Feedback
Do they have any case studies or testimonials?
As a doctor, you already know the importance of reviews and recommendations. Ask the company if they have any case studies from other doctors to see what type of results you can get from working with them.
Selecting the perfect medical marketing company is an important decision that should be carefully considered.
Remember, you’re not just looking for a vendor – you’re searching for a partner to help you achieve your marketing goals.