With an increasing amount of patients turning to online resources to research potential dental care providers, it’s becoming essential for dentists and practices to not only increase their online visibility, but also ensure that their online reputation is in good standing. A new program launched by LocalSearchForDentists.com is helping dental professionals across the nation establish more credibility online and increase their number of patients because of it.
“So many patients now go online to research dentists in their area before scheduling an appointment, and Google patient reviews have a big impact on that decision,” said Graig Presti, CEO of Local Search for Dentists. “Sadly, we’ve found that just one false negative review from a disgruntled patient or former employee can be detrimental to dentists’ credibility online. This program helps dentists create an online reputation that accurately portrays their level of care and trust with patients.”
Every new patient comes from Internet dental marketing. It doesn’t matter if dentists advertise using radio, direct mail, billboards, television, or internal referral campaigns. What is the first thing a patient is going to do when they are referred to a practice or see an advertisement for the practice? Patients are going to Google the dentist’s name and the name of the dental practice. Patients are going to figure out if they are legitimate and if anyone has anything good or bad to say about the practice. Patients are going to read the online reviews, and will look at any videos related to the practice, and will read what others say about the practice. Patients want to feel cozy and warm before they pick up that phone to call for an appointment. The bottom line is, if dentists don’t have good presence on the internet, the dental practice is not going to get a bump from their advertising campaign. All advertising campaigns need to be done in conjunction with a strong internet presence. The internet impacts every portion of a dental practice. The Internet holds the ‘keys to the kingdom.’
Graig Presti’s team who specializes in marketing for dental offices uses a combination of press releases, SEO, and strategies to accumulate authentic Google patient reviews in this new reputation management program. The program is designed to work both re-actively and proactively meaning it's effective for both those who need to repair a tarnished reputation, or those who want to build credibility to lessen the impact of negative reviews in the future.
Unlike other online marketing companies, LocalSearchForDentists.com doesn't fabricate reviews to inflate reputation. Rather, they focus on building mentions and authentic reviews of the dentist or practice to diminish the visibility of harmful reviews.
Reviews of this reputation management have been outstanding, with many dentists and dental practices seeing drastic improvement after suffering from detrimental negative reviews.
"I had an angry patient go on to PissedConsumer.com and leave a nasty review, but LocalSearchForDentists.com removed it page 1, which was really a game changer," said Dr. Larry Stroud, a client of LocalSearchForDentists.com. "Bottom line is that no one knows the internet like LocalSearchforDentists.com. I've been using this company for 3 years now and listen to everything they have to say because it works."
According to Presti, now is the time for dental practices to get their business listed and take advantage of the growing numbers of people using local search to find dental care and services. Presti states, “Statistics show that somewhere in the neighborhood of 86% of households does some kind of search for a local product or service on a daily basis. As a business, dentists need to go where the customers are looking and buying. There is clear evidence that the internet has turned local. Statistically, 80% of Americans’ income is being spent within fifty miles of their homes and a successful local internet marketing strategy is imperative to a business’ success.” Presti has proven countless times that he has discovered the recipe for success to getting dental practices to rank highly on local searches in their area.
In addition to their reputation management services, LocalSearchForDentists.com also offer others resources for dentists wanting to improve their marketing and grow their practice. They recently launched a dental marketing radio program that is free and available live or via podcast. Graig Presti, founder and CEO of LocalSearchForDentists.com, reviews and is a leading marketing authority who works with dental practices around the world, helping them leverage the Internet so they can generate more phone calls, more new patients, and more profit into their practice consistently, month after month. Presti specializes in helping dental practices dominate their local area by using proven local Internet dental marketing techniques. He has mastered the art of generating a flood of new patients into dental offices by helping them dominate the top local search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing. Presti contends, if a dental practice is not on the search engine’s first page for all of the cities a practice serves, dentists are missing out on business, and just as important, their competitors are getting new business every day that could be theirs.
For more information about LocalSearchForDentists.com and their reputation marketing for dental practices, please visit http://www.LocalSearchforDentists.com and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4C_uo5fP5U