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How Long Should a Blog Post Be?

Have you noticed blog posts are getting longer? In 2021, the average blog post was 1,416 words, according to Orbit Media. That’s more than 500 words longer than the average blog post in 2015. A corporate blog was once a way for an organization to produce a high volume of content in a short time with…

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Why Gen X Is the Healthcare Consumer You Can’t Forget

Sandwiched between the massive generations of baby boomers and millennials lies Generation X—those 65.1 million U.S. residents born between 1965 and 1980. Gen Xers grew up in a hands-off environment. They’re known as latch-key kids and skeptics. They came of age in an era of technological innovation…

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6 Ways Content Can Humanize Academic Medical Centers

It’s a common plight: Marketers struggle to humanize academic medical centers. Consumers know you’re the place to go when they’re facing a serious, scary diagnosis. But for their everyday primary care or preventive health and screening needs? Not so much. Academic medical centers—with all of their v…

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5 Ways to Maximize Your Conference Content 

With keynote addresses, educational sessions and valuable networking, conferences are brimming with content opportunities. These events are the perfect place for like-minded individuals and teams to meet, learn and explore new ideas. While most associations have mastered the conference recap, this i…

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The Ultimate Guide to Reverse Publishing

Reverse publishing is a growing trend that can help you integrate and optimize content across channels. A report by UPM Papers describes it this way: “Publishers flip their traditional approach of taking magazine content and later making it available online, to one whereby digital content is publish…

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10 Ways Members Can Support Your Content Creation

Of all the functions that keep an association humming, content creation is often one of least resourced. Although it is a tangible member benefit, most associations report content staffing challenges. According to the Association of Media & Publishing, 63% of associations say lack of staff chall…

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How Health Risk Assessments Can Boost Service Line Volume

As COVID-19 cases and deaths fall, healthcare consumers are restarting their prevention routines and catching up on screenings. Now is the time for hospitals and providers to build on this momentum to drive preventive health volume growth. Health risk assessments (HRAs) are an evidence-based way to…

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How to Manage Audience Expectations With Your Content

Marketing is supposed to surprise and delight, so why does so much of it fail to meet audience expectations? Consumers have reported that as much as 45% of brands rarely live up to their promises. Everyone knows that feeling of disappointment when something doesn’t live up to the hype. And sometimes…

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4 Tips for Redesigning Your Magazine

Redesigning your magazine can be equal parts exciting and daunting. It’s a methodical process that can’t interfere with the regular production of your publication. And the results need to have staying power. Although time-consuming, the rewards are worth the effort—particularly for audience engageme…

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Create Stronger Healthcare Content with These 5 Data Points

Healthcare leaders need to know that their investment in content marketing is working for them. That’s especially true in a post-COVID world, where healthcare organizations face significant financial challenges. It’s crucial for marketers to create meaningful and measurable healthcare content for th…

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