Month: February 2018

Simple SEO Improvements For Your Practice

Search engine optimization seeks to help your website stand out in a search for dentists in your community. You want your practice on the first page, and preferably, as one of the first results. We have a few simple SEO tips to get you started, from claiming your Google My Business page to adding original… Read more »

How Do You Make The Most Out Of Instagram?

Social media can be an excellent way to maintain a connection with your patients, improve SEO, and hopefully, gain some leads. But as a dentist, how do you make the most out of social media, specifically Instagram? Let’s look at how to share pictures, create the best hashtags, and let your social networking accounts help… Read more »

What Should I Do If I Receive Negative Reviews?

Seeing a positive testimonial on your social media pages or on your Google page can be exhilarating. Not only is a person letting you know how well your team did, but this can also help other people in their decision to make an appointment. But what about negative reviews? How should you react to those?… Read more »

Is Your Site Ready For Google’s Speed Update?

Google has always made speed a factor when ranking websites on a search engine results page (SERP). However, until now this only referred to the loading speeds of pages on a desktop website. However, starting in July Google is making a big change: Factoring the page loading speeds of mobile websites. Are you ready for… Read more »

How Often Do I Need To Blog?

Do you have a blog for your dental site? Congratulations! Having an active dental blog can offer a number of benefits, such as SEO improvement. But how often should you blog? What topics should you choose to focus on? In today’s post, we’re going to talk a little about blogging for dentists.

3 Tips For Writing Better Website Copy

SEO involves optimizing your website’s content, helping you enjoy better rankings on a search engine results page. However, in order to get the most from your SEO, you need to have quality copy. In today’s blog, we’re going to look a few simple tips for writing better website and blog copy.

Team Member Tuesday: Meet Sara!

Welcome to Team Member Tuesday! Each Tuesday, we’re going to focus on a different member of the MDPM Consulting team. We have a team of dedicated professionals, all eager to help our clients with their personalized marketing plans, so we figure it’s time to let everyone know a little more about them. Today, we’re going… Read more »

Don’t Let Contracts Hold You Hostage

We’ve worked with a lot of clients and over the years we’ve heard a number of horror stories about other marketing companies. In today’s blog, we would like to discuss a few red flags you should watch for, such as contracts that last more than 30 days, pressure to sign up right away, or attempts… Read more »

3 Reasons You Need SEO

Sometimes, we run into dental professionals unsure of how necessary SEO is for their practice. Most assume that offering care in a small or mid-sized community means search engine optimization just isn’t necessary. The fact is, however, that even if you aren’t practicing in a large city, you still need to employ SEO as part… Read more »

Is Social Media Necessary For A Dentist?

We sometimes have clients ask us how necessary an active social media presence is for a dentist. After all, do people really turn to Facebook or Instagram to learn about a practice? Even though people are spending 50 million fewer hours on Facebook, your practice still needs to have an active social network!