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Do-it-yourself Websites, the Pros and Cons

February 5, 2019

You might think it would be counterintuitive for a marketing agency to write about the pros and cons of building your own website. But at the end of the day, we want our clients to be well informed about all their options. We want to guide them in making the…

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Are you growing your business from the inside out?

January 22, 2019

You’re a business owner, so naturally one of your primary concerns is attracting new customers. Marketing strategies are critical for growth and that’s where Affordable Image will go to work for you. As a marketing agency, we help you develop the tools you need to reach out and get new…

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How to know if it’s time to update your website in 2019 – Part 2

January 15, 2019

How’s Your Website Performing? If you didn’t catch our last blog about how to decide if 2019 is the year you should make some website changes, we discussed how the visual appearance of your website affects the user experience, creates excitement and promotes consumer engagement. However, it’s not just about…

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SEO in 2019

January 14, 2019

Search Engine Optimization or SEO as it is widely known, is Essential for any Dental Practice that wants to get New Patients from the Web or Online in 2019. The job of SEO is simply to get your potential new patient to see your Dental Practice on the Organic or…

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How to know if it’s time to update your website in 2019 – Part 1

January 3, 2019

Curb Appeal Website stuff (that’s a super technical term) can be daunting for a business owner. Let’s face it, there is A LOT to know and understand. There’s the technical, analytical side of things coupled with the ‘make it look pretty’ catch their eye design element as well. It takes…

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Your Dental Marketing Budget

December 17, 2018

With the end of every year, comes the time when budgets should be created. A successful practice knows how they did this year, what they will be doing next year and the goal for the next five years. Those who prepare have success on their side. These forward-thinking doctors know what…

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BRANDING: Lesson Learned

November 3, 2018

Rancher Smith had a new bride and new piece of land. He took what little he had and invested in a small herd of cattle. He took pride in his accomplishment. He was now able to provide for his wife. Along came spring and not only did his herd grow,…

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Developing Content for Your Website

October 8, 2018

One of the most common requests we receive from doctors is for a website with “super clean homepage design without clutter or too many words”. While it might sound easy, this is often the hardest thing for us to do. Doctors also want their new website to rank high in the search…

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Logo Design Basics – Making Your Logo Work for You

September 5, 2018

A logo is the visual that people remember about a company. The right logo can connect with our memories or interests and cause us to stop and look at it. A logo triggers an instant visual impression of your practice, representing the brand and marketing message you want to send. A…

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Marketing Consistency – the Foundation for Marketing Success

August 4, 2018

A dental practice, just like any other business, must create and implement a marketing plan to achieve long-term business success. And a successful marketing plan requires consistency. Consistency in marketing moves a business’ product or service into the category of “familiar, trustworthy, and a safe bet.” Marketing consistency includes harmony…

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Marketing When the Budget Doesn’t Seem to Exist

July 8, 2018

Starting a practice has its high and low moments. The journey you embark on from the moment you choose dentistry to the day you open the doors of your first practice can be ever so rewarding. The process entails many important decisions, from location to equipment to staff. But in…

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Redesigning Your Website for Success

June 11, 2018

Why should I redesign my website? We live in a time where things are changing left and right, and technology is advancing at a faster rate than any other time throughout history. With so many changes and updates, it’s important to keep your digital presence current. Google wants to provide…

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The Newest Marketing Fad

May 15, 2018

We live in a world where we think we need to please everyone. However, when it comes to marketing, we really only need to please the target market. As a marketing company, we see fads come and go, and dollars wasted in chasing what someone says is the right thing…

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Patient Referrals: Don’t Forget To Ask For Them

February 9, 2018

In my experience working with dental practices, I’ve seen a trend where the focus is too concentrated on trying to bring in new customers through external marketing efforts, that it’s forgotten how powerful a tool it can be to simply ask your patients for referrals, and it’s [FREE]. So here’s…

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Creating Your Unique Brand Identity

August 24, 2017

Herman Melville wrote, “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” Now, as a business owner establishing your brand, you would object to this sentiment and rightly so. When creating your unique marketing brand, it must succeed. Failure is not an option, and it is tempting…

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