Digital Dental Marketing for New Patient Acquisition
Digital Dental Marketing for New Patient Acquisition
Demystifying social media marketing, local seo, and paid search advertising for your dental practice.
Chris Barnard

3 Reasons Why Facebook Recommendations Are Better Than Reviews
Facebook Reviews Are Now Recommendations Back in August of 2018  several changes rolling out to business pages, with the reviews to recommendations change being one of the most discussed. Dentists with Facebook Business Pages have always been able to feature ratings and reviews from your...  Read More
Google+ Is Officially Dead…Here's What Dentists Need To Do
Google+ Is Done   Back in October of 2018 Google announced it was ““ Google+ – their failed experiment of a social media platform – for consumers. Despite how , or didn’t, the bottom line is that if you ever used it, whether personal or as your dental practice, you’ll want to be aware of some...  Read More
How Much Does Social Media Marketing Cost A Dentist?
Social Media for Dentists: What Are The Costs? The costs of social media marketing for any dentist are directly tied to the ROI you receive from social media marketing.  The  for your dental practice can be substantial, but so can the effort and costs of properly managing your social media...  Read More
Facebook Business Page Optimization for Dentists: The Ultimate Guide
Facebook Marketing for Dentists Dentists, and every other business who desires to have an active, engaging presence on one of the most popular social media sites in the world. Facebook is one of – if not the – most popular social media platforms used by businesses of all sizes, local, regional,...  Read More
How Do Dentists Remove Fake Google Reviews?
How Do Dentists Remove Fake Google Reviews?   By having a  in place, by responding to every review, and by taking the appropriate steps to remove the fake review while also cultivating positive reviews from existing patients, with consistency.  We'll examine that review system and the steps...  Read More
5 Steps for Dentists to Dominate Google Maps
How Can Dentists Dominate Google Maps? Google Maps leads new patients to your office every single day – whether you know it or not.  But in order for dentists to dominate Google Maps, there are certain things you must do to make sure Google can find your dental practice when patients go a...  Read More
Google My Business Descriptions Are Back…For Some Dentists
Google Adds Business Descriptions In Google My Business & Local Knowledge Panel   Are you a dentist concerned with what your Google My Business listing says about your practice? Not the , office hours, categories, or other such important attributes of your dental-centric Google My Business listing,...  Read More
How Can Dentists on Facebook Get Every Post Seen By Patients?
Dentists Need Patients to See Their Posts Before They Can Engage With Them   Moreover, are you a dentist that posts high-quality, relevant content that patients want to engage with? If so, good on ya! If not, check out  to see what types of content you need to be posting to your dental practice...  Read More
Facebook News Feed Update: What It Means for Dentists
Facebook’s News Feed Is Changing…Again   What does this recent News Feed update mean for dentists on Facebook? Same shit, different day. Really, and not really, depending on the quality & relevance of your Facebook content at present. This isn’t the first time Facebook has announced changes to its...  Read More
How Dentists Say Thank You for Google Reviews
Dentists Give Thanks for Google Reviews How do you say thank you to patients who so generously take the time to leave you a ? Google My Business has released a new tool for doing just that, it’s called Small Thanks with Google. Now dentists – and virtually all businesses with –...  Read More
Google My Business Posts For Dentists: The Ultimate Guide
What Are Google Posts? Google Posts are a new way to market to patients & prospective patients (people searching for you on Google) through your Google My Business listing. Google Posts are offers, content, events, or highlights about your practice published – via Google My Business...  Read More
Do You Own Your Google My Business Listing?
Dentists Can Now Resolve Google My Business Ownership Conflicts If you've ever encountered a Google My Business listing for your dental practice which was owned by some other dentist...or worse, you can now rest easy with this recent news out of the Googleplex. Back in March, Google began...  Read More
Dentists With A Badge Get More Yelp Reviews
What Is The Yelp Reviews Badge? The Yelp Reviews Badge is simply an image with a snippet of code embedded in it that connects your website to your claimed Yelp Business Listing. No matter how you feel about Yelp, Yelpers, or reviews in general, your dental practice needs to be on Yelp. This...  Read More
4 Reasons Dentists Should Verify Their Facebook Page...& 5 Easy Steps On How To Do It
What Is Facebook Page Verification? Back in 2015 Facebook started allowing some businesses the opportunity to verify their official business page. Basically this means that Facebook grants your dental practice Facebook Business Page (remember, not personal profile) a higher degree of...  Read More
How You Can Get New Patients From Google…On Yahoo
Yahoo Search Results Are Showing Google Ads Dentists can get new patient calls from their Google Ads, on Yahoo? Yes, but first a little background. Before Yahoo entered into their deal with Google, Yahoo used to show Bing (Microsoft) Ads in fifty-one percent of their own search results. They...  Read More
How To Get Patients to Like Your Facebook Page
Dentists Need to Connect With Patients on Facebook First Social media is all the rave these days, even for dentists. Who'd a thunk it, but has your dental practice taken the most fundamental step in realizing actual results from your Facebook page? It's not about how many Likes you have, it's...  Read More
How Dentists Can Benefit from Google’s New Nearby Mobile Ad Format
Nearby Dentists Mobile Ad Format To be clear, Google is not posting up mobile ad slots just for “dentists near me” or “dentist nearby” location-based searches from a mobile phone. The new mobile ad format announced today is a boon for all local businesses…at least the...  Read More
Google Is Rolling Out the Mobile-Friendly Update Today: Is Your Website Prepared?
Will Google Penalize Your Not So Mobile-Friendly Website? They could, but it’s not ALL doom & gloom for the dental websites that don’t play so nice with mobile devices. According to Google, Another reason not to fear is that once your site does become mobile-friendly, Google will...  Read More
How Google’s Mobile-Friendly Update Will Affect Your Dental Practice Local Rankings
Will Google’s Mobile-Friendly Update Affect Your Dental Practice Local Rankings? In case you missed it; social media, local search, & mobile integration all play nice together. You may have even missed the often overused (guilty as charged here) industry jargon...  Read More
Scam Alert: Google Is NOT Calling Your Dental Practice
Dentists Get Duped By Scam Calls Claiming to Be Google No, in all likelihood Google is NOT calling your dental practice. The more likely situation is, those scam robocalls you’re receiving are from (rather unscrupulous) marketing & advertising companies preying on unsuspecting business...  Read More
10 Ways Dentists Can Be More Social on Google+
Is Google+ Necessary for a Dental Practice? First things first, we’re talking about dentists using the social component of their Google+ Local page – after establishing their clear, consistent, verified, & properly categorized +Local listing – which is necessary for every...  Read More
11 Reasons Dentists Need a Mobile-Friendly Website NOW
How Does Your Dental Practice Website Look on a Mobile Phone or Tablet? If you're like most dentists - most small businesses really - then your mobile web presence sucks. No sugar-coating it and no need for alarming stats that don't necessarily correlate with the dental industry or poll dental...  Read More
What is the ROI of Digital Dental Marketing?
New patients, right? Sure, new patients are ultimately the return on investment goal of most dental practice digital marketing endeavors, along with improved retention, reactivation, & recall percentages, along with amplified online reviews. But let's dig a little deeper and match specific ROI...  Read More
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