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Alex Walsh is in digital strategy heaven at Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, where she uses a discovery process called Customer Insights Analysis to gain previously unimaginable access to data about healthcare audiences. She kindly took time away from her computer screen for this Q&A in which she shares some insights on how she uses online...
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Social media is not usually front and centre of a marketing campaign targeting health professionals, but it’s time for that to change, according to marketing trends and the way doctors are consuming content. Social media is the most effective form of content marketing in Australia, according to a new report which reveals 93% of content...
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Almost 70% of Australians are active on social media networks and one in 20 Google searches are for health-related questions, but pharmaceutical companies lag behind other industries and have yet to embrace social media to engage with healthcare professionals and patients. Marketing has become a two-way conversation and social media is key to online influence,...
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Pharma’s Digital Future: Getting more from your multichannel marketing will be held November 24, 2016 in Sydney. Click here to book your tickets now. Prime Academy started in 2016, with an awareness that while healthcare and pharma face unique challenges and opportunities when it comes to marketing, there is no specific educational program/body that is exclusively focused in this area. In...
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Social Media and Medical News Sometimes, it seems that ‘social’ is the marketing buzzword of 2016. Everywhere you look, you’re being told: YOU NEED TO BE ON SOCIAL. It’s easy to see why. Across our GP mastheads, traffic from Facebook has increased more than 155% compared to in 2015. These days, Facebook is the way a...
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Brought to you by myDr.com.au According to mydr.com.au, a website used by more than a million consumers every month to search on healthcare topics, almost 70% of consumers that search for ailments on its site are female.
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We analysed the activity of Australian Doctor’s almost 7,000 fans to find out what stories got the most shares over the past four months. Our top story was a ‘dodgy doc’ one (yes, GPs are people too) and had a Facebook reach of almost 45,000!
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Each year the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers creates the industry standard Internet Trends Report. It’s commonly known as the Meeker Report after the author, Mary Meeker. The full report is 213 slides of mind blowing stats and info (we’ve embedded it at the bottom). If you want a shortcut though,...
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Lauren Kress, Senior Content Manager and Jon Simmons, Creative Director [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]How to generate additional customer engagement out of an event is a question that almost every brand or agency team will wrestle with each year. This was also Pharmacy News’ challenge when covering the 2016 Australian Pharmacy Professional conference run by the Pharmacy Guild of...
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Matt Rowley, Director – Content, Education and Events[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] With the pressure and gravity of their profession, it’s easy to assume that doctors don’t have the time or inclination to engage in social media. Recent data shows that’s just not true. In an online poll held across both Australian Doctor and Medical Observer late last year, we...
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