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Woman sues, claiming dental office sent unsolicited texts
January 24, 2020 -- A woman in Florida is suing a dental practice, claiming it used an automatic telephone dialing system to send her and other patients thousands of unsolicited texts, like "We are open today!" She says the barrage of messages was a nuisance, invaded her privacy, and violated U.S. robocall laws.  Discuss
5 tips to take your practice's social media to the next level
January 13, 2020 -- Social media allows businesses to receive free exposure and build up brand recognition no matter which platform is used. However, many healthcare professionals often tend to lack the know-how or desire to keep up in the world of social media. Dr. Mikaeya Kalantari shares her top five tips for a winning social media strategy.  Discuss
How to blog your way to new patients in 2020
January 2, 2020 -- Blogging should be an essential part of your strategic marketing plan and an addition to your website, according to Dr. James Anderson. He explains the benefits of having a blog and shares some advice on blogging to attract new patients in 2020.  Discuss
6 ways to improve your practice's web presence
December 20, 2019 -- Having a strong internet presence is pivotal to the financial well-being of your practice. Mike Monfredi, the practice manager at Monfredi Family Dentistry, details six ways you can improve your practice's internet presence and also build connections with your patients.  Discuss
3 ways social media is hurting your dental practice
December 5, 2019 -- Social media has been around for a decade now. Some practices are successfully managing their social media, but many continue to face challenges. Social media expert Rita Zamora explains three ways social media may be hurting your practice and offers advice on how to make social media work better for you, expand your practice visibility, and attract patients.  Discuss
3 ways to update and maximize your practice's marketing efforts
November 25, 2019 -- Make it easier for potential patients to find and contact you and also retain the regulars you already have by using three powerful digital marketing tools. These tools can help you revamp your digital presence and quickly expand your practice's reach.  Discuss
Tips to properly market your dental practice
November 7, 2019 -- Marketing your practice takes focus, commitment, and dollars. But it's priceless in terms of raising awareness among new and potential patients, as well as increasing profit for your practice. Dr. Richard Barry explains how targeted and consistent marketing can help your business and offers tips you can use.  Discuss
The value in blogging for your practice website
October 28, 2019 -- At one time, blogging was for fashion mavens and recipe creators, but that time is in the past. In today's world, if your small business does not have a strong blogging platform, you are leaving money on the table, Dr. Mikaeya Kalantari writes. She highlights four key benefits of blogging that dental practice owners should consider.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for community outreach: Doing well by doing good
October 21, 2019 -- Doing well by doing good involves taking advantage of opportunities to give back and letting everyone know that you're a great community partner. And there's nothing wrong with enjoying the positive public relations that can come from these activities. It's a win-win situation for you and your community, Dr. Roger P. Levin notes in his latest Practice Success tip.  Discuss
Do's and don'ts for using social media wisely
September 23, 2019 -- Use social media to inform and entertain patients, not just as an excuse to talk about your practice. While a tweet or a Facebook post can discuss important practice announcements, you should also share stories about oral health, nutrition, and other subjects that patients may find interesting, advises Dr. Roger P. Levin in his latest Practice Success tip.  Discuss
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