Strategy, advice, and inspiration for digital marketing and social media experts

G-Med Enters the Walled Gardens Conversation

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Umar Siddiqui post by: Umar Siddiqui

HCPs are social and curious. They make the most of their time away from direct patient care. Gated physician social communities, known as the “walled gardens” have become a thing. Just like mainstream social media, each private HCP-only platform offers its own experience. Sermo has become a leading social spot for HCPs for sharing drug reviews, […]

12 HCP Pharma Social Media Predictions for 2022

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Danny Flamberg post by: Danny Flamberg

This article was originally published in PharmExec.com on Dec 2, 2021. The adoption and growth of social media for HCPs will continue apace in 2022. Social behaviors prompted initially by COVID-19 have become standard operating procedures. Embracing nuances and developing new approaches will distinguish effective competitors from also-rans. For pharma marketers, discerning effectiveness of social […]

HCP Influencers: 5 Ways to Analyze Digital Opinion Leaders

Digital Opinion Leaders
Danny Flamberg post by: Danny Flamberg

The pandemic accelerated the number and reach of HCP digital influencers. The urgent scramble for Covid-19 clinical and treatment information pushed the envelope on healthcare providers offering ideas, insights, opinions, and case studies on almost every social media channel. You will be surprised at the number of HCP influencers and the size and scale of […]

10 Actual Ways To Fix Social Media Right Now

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Peter Friedman post by: Peter Friedman

Lots of talk goes on these days about what’s wrong with Facebook and social media. Much of the conversation focuses on teen self-esteem, misinformation, and privacy.  People make generalized fix-it statements, such as “break it up” or “get rid of engagement algorithms,” that realistically won’t solve the key issues. Some suggestions would likely have very […]

HCPs & Social Media: Bridging the Virtual and Real Worlds

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Umar Siddiqui post by: Umar Siddiqui

Umar Siddiqui, MD is Medical Director at LiveWorld and a digital health professional with 15+ years of experience spanning clinical research, health-system leadership, strategy consulting, venture-capital and health technology. HCPs are engaging with providers and patients on social media platforms more than ever. So, how is the virtual world bridged with the real world? Collaborating […]

Creating Pharma Social Media Content that Breaks Through

Creating pharma social media content that resonates
Matthew Hammer post by: Matthew Hammer

Today, it’s harder than ever for pharmaceutical marketers to capture attention. They face noise from a surge in online usage, new platforms and fewer in-person events. How can marketers keep up and stand out? Keep the following in mind to create attention-grabbing and behavior-changing content. ONE: Understand what your audience wants. Patients want to be […]

Creative & Compliant Pharma Marketing

Creative & Compliant Pharma Marketing
Matthew Hammer post by: Matthew Hammer

The surge in digital and social media usage combined with the elimination of in-person events is creating new challenges and opportunities for pharma marketers to capture attention. Adding to the predicament are, new platforms such as TikTok and ever-changing targeting capabilities of existing channels make it difficult to keep up and remain competitive. Marketing and […]

Improve Customer Engagement with More Frequent, Quality Interactions

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Danny Flamberg post by: Danny Flamberg

More engagement is on the lips and on the wish list of every marketer. The common understanding is that “engagement” is an aggregate measure of a variety of interactions, which include clicks, likes, comments, shares, downloads, sign-ups, retweets and re-posts. Engagement is a proxy for conversion in environments where goods and services aren’t directly sold. […]

Marketers Source UGC for Authentic Voice of the Customer

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Danny Flamberg post by: Danny Flamberg

There is a persistent belief in the wisdom of the crowd. In the public square, this belief plays out in our jury system. Online it plays out daily with the creation and trafficking of user-generated content (UGC). Each day hundreds of millions of photos, videos, social media comments, peer and product reviews, tweets, pins, conversations, […]