Month: July 2016

How to Capitalize on “Back to School” in Your Dental Office

For kids, educators (and parents) everywhere, the summer is quickly coming to an end. Soon, school will begin again, and it will be back to “real life.” For most, this time of year means it’s time to buy school supplies and go back-to-school shopping. As a dentist or dental team member, it’s time to see the kiddos and the rest of the family in your office for their 6-month dental cleanings. But, how do you get the word out and encourage moms to make appointments while the kids are out of school?. You can run promotions or offer specials, of course! And, we have a few ideas to get you started. Read More

Does Social Media Impact SEO?

Once you’ve built your practice and debuted your new website you may think your marketing work is done. However, you could be ignoring a key component of a successful online marketing strategy: social media. Connecting with people via social networking sites can help SEO, improve reputations, and interest people who could potentially become future clients. How do you get started with social media?

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Meet The MDPM Team: Kevin VanHorn

Because at MDPM Consulting we care about our clients, our entire team works hard to provide quality service for all of  them. As a result, we like to put a face to our team members and recognize their hard work. Today, we’re featuring an interview with our newest intern, Kevin VanHorn. He is a Terry Scholar at University of Texas at Dallas, where he maintains a 4.0 GPA. He is also the roommate and BFF of one of our beloved former interns, Tyler Meyers. Kevin is a man of many talents, he plays banjo, writes fiction, creates original concept art, and is even programming a game with Unreal Engine. He’s also a big fan of League of Legends, No Man’s Sky, and the dangerous and unpredictable sport of disc golf. Kevin tackles a lot during his days here, assisting our clients and our team in a variety of tasks as our tech support.

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What Can Dentists Learn From Pokémon Go?

Have you noticed a lot more kids and adults wandering around parks and fields with smartphones than usual? That’s thanks to a new game called Pokémon Go. If you aren’t familiar with it, the game is a free download for iPhone and Android that uses augmented reality to allow you to catch Pokémons in your town. The big benefit to this game is kids and adults are going outside, meeting other people at PokéStops, and attending events. So, what can you learn from this game?

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Angie’s List Is Now Free

You may have come across Angie’s List. It’s a website where you can find home services like plumbing, HVAC, roofing, concrete, etc. However, the site itself remained behind a paywall of $40 per year until recently. Now that this website is free and open to the public, there are three major search engine optimization   (SEO) factors you may want to consider. For instance, if you are a service provider that can use Angie’s List but haven’t been, you may want to start now.   Read More