Strategy

“That’s Not What Your Girlfriend Says!” What Betty White and Snickers Teach Us About the Value of Brand Positioning Strategy

It’s that time of year again – Super Bowl weekend! We’re guessing that, like millions of Americans, you trotted out your favorite tailgate recipes, watched hours of breathless coverage and enjoyed seeing the advertising standouts during commercial breaks.

Integrated Marketing – It’s How to Be the Big Fish in a Sea of Providers

Why Your Senior Living Marketing Message Must Be Generational

Top Reasons Senior Living Communities Should Blog in 2018

Building Your Referral Source Relationships Will Boost Your Census

In the senior living space, referral sources are traditionally the second most frequent source of referrals after friends and family. Research data indicates that referred individuals are more likely to become residents and are typically more cost-efficient to cultivate than unreferred prospects.

Therefore, the identification and cultivation of referral sources should be a high priority for an any growth-focused senior living or senior care provider today.

Digital Marketing Has Totally Changed Strategy. Have You Updated Yours?

Digital (online) marketing is evolving and growing in importance every day. It has become a major force in business-to-consumer strategy and is now outpacing more traditional marketing approaches in performance and results.

Experts say that for those of us who operate in the senior living and senior care world, we have a simple choice – keep up with progress or fall behind.

Answering the Call – To Action, That Is!

You’ve just created the perfect ad or you’ve written a wonderfully informative blog. So, you’re done, right? All you have to do now is sit back and wait for the phone to start ringing or the emails to come pouring in.

Well, not quite. If you’re not adding a carefully crafted Call to Action (CTA) at the end of your marketing masterpiece – one that’s as compelling as your key messaging and useful content – you’re very likely hurting your response!

The Price is Right, Part 2: Lucrative Pricing Strategies

A few months ago, we shared our thoughts on the challenges and benefits of implementing a competitive pricing strategy at your community. We all know that senior living is not a small expense, and can often be one of the priciest things an individual buys in their lifetime. It’s not just rent: it includes life enriching opportunities, health services and a lot more. While it’s fair to say that, at good communities such as yours, buyers get what they pay for, it’s still important that we, as marketers, understand the buyer’s perspective.

The Price Is Right: Competitive Pricing Strategies

In the senior living world, “sticker shock” can be a pretty profound reality for many families unaccustomed to what the average costs of living in a senior living community may be. The costs go far beyond your basic “rent” for most communities, but sometimes that’s all families expect to see when they sit down to discuss fees. As professionals in the senior living world, we’re exposed to – and understand – the realities of pricing structures, but many families are not, and it can often come as a bit of an unpleasant surprise.

Tracking Your Sales Outreach Efforts for Better Outcomes

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