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5 Inspiring Quotes for Building A Medical Practice

There was a time when riding a bicycle was the toughest job in the world. But after a series of trials and a few bruises, you finally learned how to balance properly. The same is true with your starting your medical practice. Many people give up after making a few mistakes in the beginning. But it’s not the end. If you truly believe in your passion and spirit, trials and obstacles seem less daunting.

The following post is a collection of quotes that can set you on the right path and re-focus on your goals, and help you leave fear and negativity behind.

 

Check out these inspiring quotes before you launch your medical practice.

1)   “The last 10% it takes to launch something takes as much energy as the first 90%.”
–Rob Kalin, co-founder of Etsy

 This one is especially for startups. As they say well begun is half done and it takes a great deal to simply start. A great business plan can help you make a powerful start.

2)   Make your team feel respected, empowered and genuinely excited about the company’s mission.” – Tim Westergren, co-founder of Pandora

The best way to create a sense of community among your team is by involving them in your mission. Now, what if your business lacks a mission? How will you inculcate coordination in your employees? A clear-cut business plan is the answer.

3)   “Unless you are a fortune-teller, long-term business planning is a fantasy.”
–Jason Fried, founder of 37signals

 

What does this mean for you? We know you cannot stop thinking about your business turning into a multi-million dollar company. But as a start-up, it’s best to focus on short-term goals. The long term plans will fall into place.

4)   The strategy is to first know what you don’t know, the tactic is to grind, and the value is to remember: there are plenty of places to innovate.” –David Friedberg, founder of Weatherbill

 

Best places to innovate? The market.

You need to clearly understand what’s selling in the market, what is not and then plan accordingly. A good marketing plan can benefit your practice.

5)   “Even if you don’t have the perfect idea to begin with, you can likely adapt.” –Victoria Ransom, co-founder of Wildfire Interactive

 

 

It’s okay if you’re unsure of taking the first step towards starting your practice. Contact us at Grow the Practice and create a business plan and start your journey! 

4 Tips to Boost Your Practice’s Social Media Marketing

It is no secret that the power of social media is growing throughout all facets of society. Social media is becoming a major source of information for clients and patients to gain knowledge about various topics and conditions. It is vital that your practice has a strong social media brand in order to garner a following of patients and prospective patients that will utilize your trusted and respected services!

 

 

1. Develop a Business Brand

In business, it’s said that your brand is composed of the things said about you after you leave the room. A brand should be authentic, consistent and provide a meaningful experience. In order to gain a significant following on social media, it is key that you develop and hone a brand for your practice.

 

2. Share Quality Content

When determining what should be posted to your social platforms, it is necessary that you share content that is relevant to your practice and your followers. Engagement is key when growing your social media influence; therefore, the content you share must be consistent with your brand. Content can be shared in the form of infographics, blog posts, videos and photos.

 

3. Connect with Fellow Physicians and Professionals

Networking is essential to growing your business both offline and online. Through connecting and following fellow industry professionals, you can attract the attention of prospective patients. A simple comment of support on a photo or blog post goes a long way in social media!

 

4. Post on Schedule

Developing a posting schedule catered to each platform ensures consistency for your target audience. For Facebook and Twitter, posting in the early afternoon is ideal for maximum reach. On LinkedIn, early morning postings are best, whereas for Instagram, the evening hours are ideal. Utilizing a social media management tool such as Hootsuite is a great way to spread content and posting schedules on multiple platforms.

 

 

Are you interested in learning more tips about growing your social media following? Grow the Practice is happy to help your practice reach its social marketing needs! Call us at 1-800-383-1148.