Be Found and Be Remarkable with Dr. Alan Mead

August 20, 2014  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

Dental Podcast

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Running Time: 47:32 min

Regular listeners to The Thriving Dentist Show know that Gary is passionate about technology. Over the past few years, blogging has evolved from a fringe activity to a mainstream activity thanks to advancing technology. In this thought provoking interview with his friend, Dr. Alan Mead, Gary and Alan discuss the benefits of blogging as part of your marketing activities. They discuss why your blog may be even more important than your website, why a self-hosted blog will drive traffic to your blog, Alan’s favorite book written by Seth Godin, the most popular blog topics, the most effective writing style for your blog, why Google and other search engines love blogs, how to use social media to promote your blog and tips from Alan’s popular course titled; ‘Be Found and Be Remarkable’.

Alan’s email address:  alan@meadfamilydental.com

Alan’s Podcast:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-dentalhacks-podcast/id891079773?mt=2

 

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Brilliant Social Media Marketing Tips with Hayley Irons

January 22, 2014  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

Dental Podcast

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Running Time: 50:08 min

Social media marketing presents many opportunities for dental practices. We all know that word of mouth is the most effective form of marketing and social media allows you to leverage the technology available today to convert your patients to raving fans who can’t wait to tell others about you via social media channels. Hayley Irons is a real-world authority on social media marketing and in this interview, Hayley and Gary present some compelling reasons why social media needs to be part of your digital marketing activities. They also discuss the advantages of social media over traditional media, the role of your website in combination with your social media channels, and some great tips on how to ‘do’ social media in a manner that is effective with a modest time investment.

Hayley’s website:             www.hayleyironsmarketing.co.uk

Hayley’s email address: hayley@hayleyironsmarketing.co.uk

 

 

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4 Ways Video Blogs Will Help You Create a Thriving Practice with Anastasia Turchetta RDH

November 13, 2013  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

Dental Podcast

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Running Time: 46:07 min

Anastasia Turchetta RDH is a practicing hygienist and the created of the very poplar video blog titled, ‘Anastasia’s Hump Day Happenings’ that comes out every Wednesday on Youtube. In this video blog Anastasia provides consumers with information to help them achieve great oral health. As a very experienced video blogger, Anastasia was the perfect guest to discuss the power of video blogging to build your practice. In this interview, Anastasia and Gary share timely data demonstrating the power of video. They discuss 4 specific ways video blogs will help you build your practice and 7 ways to do video blogs for your practice. This interview will provide you with all the information you need to start using videos as part of your digital marketing strategy.

Anastasia;s email address:     anastasiardh@aol.com

Anastasia’s Hump Day Happenings:     http://www.youtube.com/user/Anastasiardh

Anastasia on Facebook:     https://www.facebook.com/Anastasia.Turchetta?fref=ts

Twitter:   @AnastasiaRDH

Cell: 252-202-9319

 

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Content Marketing for the Thriving Dentist with Erik Deckers

November 06, 2013  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

Dental Podcast

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Running Time: 49:57 min

As the author of three books, Erik Deckers is a real-world authority on the subject of content marketing. In this interview Erik and Gary discuss how content marketing can benefit a dental practice and how a blog is an important element of your digital marketing plan. Erik also shares his wisdom on the subject of local Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and why SEO is such a critical skill to master. The interview concludes with Erik sharing some great tips on how to turbo charge your social media efforts. You may have heard it said that, ‘Content is King’ and after this interview you’ll understand precisely why this is so true!

Three books written by Erik Deckers:

  1. Branding Yourself: How to use Social Media to Invent or Reinvent Yourself
  2. NoBS Social Media: The All-Business, No Hype Guide to Social Media Marketing
  3. The Owned Media Doctrine

Erik’s website:   www.problogservice.com

Erik’s email address:  erik@problogservice.com

 

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Advanced Social Media Strategies with Rita Zamora

June 19, 2013  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

Dental Podcast

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Running Time 53:16

Recently we had Rita Zamora as a guest on the podcast and the show has experienced a large number of downloads. In his first interview with Rita, Gary invited listeners to email questions to him and he would invite Rita back on the Show to answer your questions and address more advances social media strategies. Today we are excited to have Rita back on the Show to answer your questions.

Contact information for Rita:
Rita@RitaZamora.com
http://www.RitaZamora.com

 

Email Gary your social media questions – Gary@TakacsLearningCenter.com

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