How digital marketing is beneficial for doctors?

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Primary challenge that doctors today face is gaining visibility under strong market competition. In todays era it has become crucial to look for modern day marketing modes for attaining patient leads, establishing brand presence, retain reputation both offline and online, as well as proactively interact with the existing patient base.Digital Marketing can bring great value to a clinical practice throughout the globe.Mostly, medical professionals shy away from digital marketing and social media,mainly due to privacy and liability issues that come up. But the benefits of Digital Marketing for doctors are far more than the challenges.

Following are the benefits of digital marketing:

Growing Patient Base
> By optimizing website browsing experience
> Creating SEO friendly website, to be easily found by target audience/patient
> Paid Ads both on Google and different social media platforms to direct traffic to website or online information form

Reputation and Brand Creation
> Creating and maintaining social media presence and engaging proactively with target audience as well as resolving individual queries
> Building strong brand recall through blogs and by posting domain specific research and white papers

Relationship Building
> Staying in touch on a regular basis with patients, both old and new through periodic emails, e-newsletters, updates and offers

Streamlining Appointments and Reducing Patient Waiting time
> Properly scheduling and organising appoints through website or app and automated follow ups