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Social Media Marketing – A Real Life Example Of What (Not) To Do

Social marketing is not for everyone. There are some individuals and businesses who don’t like Facebook and “don’t get” Twitter. Everyone is entitled to their opinion.  However should a business still participate in social marketing even if they don’t like it? If you don’t like Facebook and you think Twitter is a waste of time, […]

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Big changes in social media

Social Media for Dentists will host a live question and answer chat board on the Social Media Dentist Facebook page Wednesday May 5 at 8:00 PM Eastern.  You must “Like” the page in order to join in the conversation.  Visit the page at http://facebook.com/socialmediadentist to join in the conversation! This is a wonderful time for […]

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Are You Pretending Social Media Is Free?

It’s often said that time is money.  Whether you, your team, or a trusted service provider manages your social media efforts, it’s important to understand that social media does require time, effort, and therefore money.  Be prepared to set aside a budget before diving into social media.  Many dental practices have already made the decision […]

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Choosing the Right custom URL

Ok, so social media is the new buzz word right now.  Everyone is jumping on the bandwagon.  All of the major brands are endorsing placement on Twitter an Facebook, and spending millions on their presence there. Many dentists are following suit but, many others are reticent to join in.  Dentists are often called slow adapters, […]

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When to act like a social media “expert” and when not to

Social media “experts” are popping up all over the place.  They seem to use similar modalities when attracting clients, and many of them seem to use the same framework for their posts.  It occurred to me at a dental meeting last week that dentists are following the methods of many of these experts.   Dentists may […]

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Avoid social media pitfalls

Many people say that dentists are slow adapters.   I like to think they are cautious optimistic explorers.  Sure social media is the new hot topic for dentists, but many are entering the arena very slowly.  Others are jumping in full blast and utilizing every social media outlet possible.  No one likes dentists using social media […]

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