Don't Let Internet Critics Spoil Your Reputation!
Establishing, Managing and Protecting Your Online Reputation: A Social Media Guide for Physicians and Medical Practices.
Online health information combined with social media channels like Twitter and Facebook has created a new generation of patients. They are empowered. They have a voice in their own care that they never had before. And more are using social media and physician review sites to choose their doctor or medical practice. Given these stakes, you can’t afford to leave your online reputation to chance.
Kick off your social media efforts today with Establishing, Managing and Protecting Your Online Reputation: A Social Media Guide for Physicians and Medical Practices, a comprehensive resource not available anywhere else. In addition to unique insights from practicing physician and social media pioneer Kevin Pho, MD, this book offers doctors a step-by-step guide on how to use social media to manage an online reputation. It also provides insider tips on how to respond to online ratings and a guide to work with all of the major physician review sites. Don’t let others define you on the web. Take control of your online reputation now!
What the book covers:
|Why an online presence is important for doctors.|
|How patients use social media to find physicians and medical practices.|
|A step-by-step guide for how practices can brand themselves on the major social media sites (LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Google+, blogs) and drive Google traffic through content.|
|Profiles of the major ratings sites, including Vitals, Yelp, RateMDs.com, Angie’s List, ZocDoc, Healthgrades and Google+ Local.|
|Tips to protect and manage your online reputation.|
|How to respond to online reviews.|
|Online professionalism guidelines and best practices.|
|Unlike guides written by professional marketing gurus, this book offers dozens of stories and case studies from the perspective of practicing physicians and engaged patients.|
|Online reputation management advice is often scattered on the web, requiring time and effort to find. This book consolidates this information in a single, handy resource.|
|Doctors and office managers know they need to "get involved with social media" but don’t know how or where to start. This book allows them to immediately tap into authoritative insight – in a calming way – not in an alarmist manner.|
|Instructions on how physicians can proactively create content and harness the power of social media to define an online reputation and provide better care for patients.|
|The practical format allows the reader to pick and choose from the sections most important to their practice.|
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