Are you looking to grow your dental practice but have no idea where to start? Marketing is the key to success. Today we have compiled a list of 6 simple dental marketing ideas to drive more traffic to your practice. Use these below to get started today!

Create a Blog

Creating a blog to drive more traffic to your website is the perfect idea to attract new dental patients. Make your blog posts insightful; by writing educational weekly posts for your current and potential patients.

Create and Manage Social Media

Social media is such a powerful tool nowadays and using it for your business is crucial. However, you can have social media but are you really using your platforms to their full potential? Using social media marketing tools such as Hootsuite or Buffer, you can save time and keep your social media presence active by scheduling your posts and curating unique content across all of your profiles. You can also utilize Hootsuite’s analytics tools to see the impact of your efforts.

Make Your Business Easy to Find

Have you heard of Google’s Google My Business? It’s great for business listings and is super easy to use, free and allows your business to be found easily by potential new patients. When creating a profile, make sure you use all relevant information.

Also ensure that you’re adding your geo-location on your content within your website. It’s crucial to let Google know you are a business and where you are located – it ensures the potential patient what to expect of your business in terms of what the business may serve or sell.

Build Local and Niche Relevant Citations for Your Practice

Citations are a staple for ranking your dental practice for local keywords in search engines, and can also drive customers to your site. The most popular citations are Yellow Pages, Yelp, and Angie’s List. The more you create the better you’ll rank in Google and the more customers you can attract.

Utilize Video Marketing

Video marketing is booming in these past years; and is a great tool to use for marketing. Create educating and interesting videos for your Facebook pages and who knows, you might be the next trending video. You can also boost your Facebook posts with a strategic demographic plan – this could reach thousands of potential new patients!

Make Sure Your Website is Up-to-Date

Is your website current? Don’t let your website look like it hasn’t gotten an update since the 90s. Make sure your site is fast, up-to-date, and patient friendly.

Do you already use any of these tips for marketing? If not, you have now got 6 simple marketing ideas that are sure to help you attract new patients!

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Cynthia is freelance writer, an author and content marketing specialist. When not working probably spending time with her family.