Healthcare Marketing

Best practices, case studies and and expert advice for healthcare marketers from the minds of GLC.

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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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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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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Why Recipes Are the Secret Ingredient in Your Content Marketing

Chances are if you’ve read a blog, scrolled social media or opened a magazine recently, you’ve encountered a recipe. Whether it’s a TikTok trending dish or a new diet fad, food content and recipes are everywhere. Recipes are a pillar of the $1.5 million (and growing) health and wellness market, and…

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How to Create the Best Content Mix for Your Marketing Goals

Are you wondering why there’s a lull in your organization’s web traffic? Not sure if you should launch an Instagram channel or start a podcast? Finding the right content mix for your business can seem overwhelming with so many options. A content marketing matrix can help assess your content inventor…

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5 Tips for Promoting Your Publication’s Content on Social Media

Let’s say your organization has invested in content creation, and you have a stellar magazine website, content hub or blog. That’s great, but how do you reach your target audience and drive traffic to all the awesome content on your site? A good strategy for promoting your publication is multifacete…

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