Social Media

Best practices, innovative solutions and strategy for optimizing social media programs from the minds of GLC.

6 Ways Marketers Can Tackle the Healthcare Talent Crisis

Healthcare workers were in high demand before the pandemic. But as nurses, allied health workers and hospital workers exit the field due to a variety of COVID-related stresses, healthcare organizations are more pressed than ever to focus on recruitment and retention of talent. While financial incent…

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Stop Giving All Your Engagement to Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, and Take Back Your Audience

When Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went dark in an outage on Oct. 4, 2021, memes, GIFs and late-night hosts had a lot of laughs. But for marketers who rely on those platforms to distribute and archive their content, the day was anything but fun. While having a presence on third-party platforms su…

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What We’re Looking Forward to at HMPS 2021

The Healthcare Marketing and Physician Strategies (HMPS) Summit kicks off October 6 in Miami and features a lineup of sessions and speakers sure to provide tons of great advice and insights as healthcare marketers transition to the next phase of COVID-19 messaging and reinvigorate efforts around the…

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Social Media Trends: Which to Ditch and Which to Try

To jump on the latest social media trends or not—that’s the perennial question so many marketers grapple with. Before you dive deep into the next trending tactic, consider these dos and don’ts. DO: Go all in with video. True, video is by no means new to social media. But the pandemic brought on new…

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3 Must-haves for a Solid Instagram Strategy

Is your organization on Instagram? The social medium has been around for a while, but not everyone has taken advantage of it yet. Maybe you didn’t think the app was right for your business, or maybe you joined and haven’t been posting for months—or years. Whatever the case, Instagram is still a powe…

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5 Content Marketing Trends to Try Right Now

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Content marketing is an ever-evolving field that changes with consumers, technology and culture. Businesses have connected to their audiences through email marketing, influencer marketing, social media marketing and a variety of other methods, and the list continues to grow. It can be overwhelming t…

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Beyond the Blackout: Three Ways Marketers Can Be Proactive for DE&I

Almost a year since the widespread social awareness campaign, change still must come in the form of action, not just lip service.   What was meant to be a day of solidarity quickly turned into a global moment of reckoning and reflection on race relations in America. The June 2, 2020 Blackout Tu…

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4 Social Media Marketing Trends to Harness Today

While many popular social media platforms remain on brands’ and users’ radars this year, the way we use them is constantly evolving, particularly when new algorithms or changes are introduced. Here are four ways you can boost your social media marketing strategy based on today’s trends. Broaden the…

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5 Instagram Story Ideas to Boost Engagement

While photos are the main attraction of your Instagram account, a good social media strategy incorporates all of the other features this platform has to offer. It’s not enough to post, like and comment on photos to get seen these days—more and more users are viewing and engaging with businesses thro…

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Diverse Content is King

Creating content that appeals to a diverse audience is not just a question of being fair or equitable; it actually makes good business sense. According to the U.S. Census, more than 50 percent of the American population is expected to be composed of minority groups by the year 2042. Your customers l…

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