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Malcolm Davies

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Hashtag Frenzied vs. Hashtag Friendly

Posted by Malcolm Davies on Aug 21, 2013 3:35:00 PM

Now that the world's most lively social network has incorporated hashtags into its algorithmic mix, I feel it my civic duty to impart my understanding of:

what  a hashtag is
where  a hashtag is used
how  a hashtag can be used
when  a hashtag should be used
why  you should use hashtags
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Topics: Social Media Marketing for Dentists, Dental Internet Marketing

All For One or One For All - Synergize Your Social Network

Posted by Malcolm Davies on Apr 10, 2013 11:24:00 AM

Introductions aside, I am going to get right down to business as there is far too much to cover in such a condensed space. The subject of this food for thought will cover the virtues of branding your dental practice acrossFacebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter using a synergized network of social media pages. 

Facebook | Of the four social networks covered in this article, Facebook is, far and away, the most populous and social of the networks. Below you will find a few of the figures Facebook released in its Q4 2012 report:

  • 1.06 billion monthly active users (MAU) as of December 31, 2012

  • 618 million daily active users (DAU) for December 2012

  • 680 million mobile MAUs as of December 31

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Topics: Dental Internet Marketing, Online Marketing, Social Media Marketing

Reputation Management With Yelp

Posted by Malcolm Davies on Feb 13, 2013 11:17:00 AM

Are you using Yelp to promote your dental practice? Is your dental practice even listed on Yelp? For those of you not yet in the know:

"Yelp is an online urban city guide that helps people find cool places to eat, shop, drink, relax and play, based on the informed opinions of a vibrant and active community of locals in the know. Yelp is the fun and easy way to find, review and talk about what's great — and not so great — in your world." (Yelp FAQ)

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Topics: Social Media Marketing for Dentists, Dental Internet Marketing

The Dental Drill vs. the WaterLase Dental Laser

Posted by Malcolm Davies on Jan 17, 2013 12:35:00 PM

We used to connect to the internet with dial-up modems. Remember the pinging noise? Then we upped the speed and stayed connected with ethernet cables and broadband. Now, the world wide web is wireless and untethered – a seamless evolution of technology and innovation over time.  Did you know that asimilar trend has been happening in dentistry?  Like those old modems, dentists have been front-row observers to evolution in the technologies they use to take care of many common dental procedures – and more and more dentists are setting aside their drills and investing in new technology such as the WaterLase iPlus dental laser. 

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