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The Wrong Approach to Marketing Your Private Practice

You might be getting it all wrong when it comes to marketing your private practice—most people do! Here’s how to distinguish your practice effectively. Frankly, most private practice owners get it all wrong. They think they’re working hard at marketing—but in reality, they’re spinning their wheels. Here are some classic ways that most private practice […]

Private Practice Marketing Strategy: Are You Way Behind?

If you’re way behind in marketing your private practice (like most private practice owners), here’s a step-by-step plan to rescue your marketing plan today. It’s a sad fact that most private practice owners leave marketing tasks somewhere at the bottom of their to-do lists. What’s even worse is that most of them don’t even have […]

Private Practice Owners Must Use Content Marketing Effectively (Here’s Why It Matters)

For private practice owners, effective content marketing can make or break your long-term success. You’ve heard about “content marketing” and that private practice owners should be using it to build their businesses. But do you really know what content marketing means—or why it’s so important to the long-term success of your private practice? In short, […]

Private Practice Owners Can’t Afford Missed Appointments

Missed appointments may be inevitable, but your no-show rate has a direct effect on private practice sustainability over time. When patients don’t show for scheduled appointments, your private practice schedule gets thrown off—and you lose money. Many private practice owners treat no-shows as a minor annoyance that’s regrettable, but inevitable. And that’s a huge mistake. If […]

For Private Practice Success, Focus on Keeping Current Patients Happy

It’s time to reconsider how you market your private practice and put the emphasis on retaining patients, not just attracting new ones. What’s more important, bringing in new business or keeping current patients happy? Of course, the answer is that both are vitally important… but too often, private practice owners focus almost exclusively on attracting […]

Do You Know How to Effectively Ask for Patient Referrals in Your Private Practice?

Even when you’re providing excellent service in private practice, most patients won’t automatically refer. Here are two key points that explain why. It’s a cold, hard fact of private practice: simply being excellent at patient care does not guarantee referrals. Actually, your reluctance to directly ask for referrals is a guarantee that you won’t get […]

4 Local SEO Tips for Your Private Practice

The only thing better than great SEO for your private practice website is targeted local SEO. Here are 4 simple ways to attract local traffic to your practice website. For most in healthcare-related private practice, it’s essential not only to rank highly in search engine results but also to rank for local search. Your patients […]

Private Practice SEO: What You Need to Know

In private practice, SEO is vital to understand. Here’s what you need to know about search engine optimization for your business. As a private practice owner, you know that getting high-quality traffic to your website is important for new referrals and your professional reputation. But you may have been tempted to think, “I don’t have […]

The Benefits of Creating a Staff-Driven Private Practice

Make Your Private Practice Sing By Training Your Staff To Take Charge of Practice Success. Here’s Why. Yes, you’re the CEO and executive director of your private practice. But smart private practice owners seek to create a practice in which their entire team—including every staff member—takes an active, autonomous role in building and maintaining the […]

Private Practice Owners Must Avoid This Practice-Killing Marketing Error

For Private Practice Owners, These Deadly Sins of Marketing Could Topple Your Profitable Business  Private practice owners often do it all. In addition to clinical work with patients, they juggle office management, administrative tasks, payroll, and customer service. Marketing might seem to fall pretty far down on the list. Without effective marketing, though, your private practice […]

Why Your Private Practice Needs Serious Help

If Your Private Practice Management Approach is “Going It Alone,” You Will Almost Certainly Go Down With the Ship. In this society, we get a lot of messages about independence and self-reliance. You may have imagined that running a private practice would be a wonderful experience of autonomy, as you make every decision about how […]