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How Email Marketing is Changing with Apple’s Privacy Update

Apple has just recently started rolling out their latest iOS 15 software update. This update includes new privacy features, including one called Mail Privacy Protection. This particular update is great for those wanting more email privacy as a consumer. But for business owners and digital marketers, it's likely to impact your email marketing efforts.

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Ellen Horton

9 August 2019

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

For years we’ve been urging clients to invest in great photography, especially of the doctor and the team. It adds authenticity to your site, telling patients, “I’m real and you can trust me.” Sure, potential new patients aren’t arriving on your website actively looking for photos of you. But a picture speaks a thousand words […]

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Ellen Horton

17 July 2019

Consistent NAP-ping is Critical

It’s not rocket science. For potential patients to both find and reach you, your contact details must be accurate. But when it comes to the Internet, it’s more than just accuracy. Google is the number-one source of new patients. And in Google’s mind, accurate contact details on your website isn’t enough. It wants consistency across […]

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Ellen Horton

3 July 2019

Content is Still King

Google continues to refine its search algorithm in an attempt to deliver the most relevant results to its customers. Such measures force you to refine your methods when attracting prospective patients from the platform. Over the years, search algorithms have left many webmasters in SEO peril. It started with penalizing keyword abuse, where website owners […]

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Ellen Horton

21 June 2019

Employee Spotlight: Karyn Lanthois

The fun, ambitious team at Smile Marketing brings the company to life. In this week’s Digital Marketing Minute, we’re spotlighting Karyn Lanthois, one of our expert Digital Marketing Specialists. Get to know a little about Karyn… What led you to Smile Marketing? After a decade of freelancing as a website designer and providing digital marketing […]

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Ellen Horton

22 May 2019

Do Patients Engage with Your Emails?

  It’s frustrating when people don’t engage with your marketing activities. You write up an article, post on social media, or send out an email campaign – and nothing comes from it. There could be several culprits. Your messaging is off, you’re using the wrong channel, or maybe you’re not following best practices. This is […]

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Ellen Horton

15 May 2019

Why You Should Join a Facebook Group

Social media is a powerful marketing channel. It helps drive website traffic, build brand awareness, and stimulate patient referrals. Facebook groups should be a part of your strategy. Over the years, Facebook groups have grown in popularity. These communities help users get information from people outside their immediate social circle. Oftentimes, people join groups to […]

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