The Top 5 Blog Posts of 2017

In the aftermath of the chaotic holiday season, you may find yourself breathing a sigh of relief—you made it! As the festivities wind down, it’s the perfect time to reflect on the year behind, in preparation for the year ahead—is your veterinary practice ready?

To kickstart your 2018 with a competitive edge, we’ve compiled a list of our top 5 most popular blog posts of 2017. Consider this your crash course on the industry-trending topics for all things social media, blogging, SEO, and reputation management.

Treat this blog like a Choose Your Own Adventure Book; pick whichever topic speaks most to your practice’s needs, and voila—we’ve got the path to get you ready for 2018.

 

#1. The Problems With Yelp (and What to Do About Them)

Problems with Yelp? There’s nothing like a negative review to tarnish your practice’s online reputation—especially if the review is inaccurate, unfair, or simply untrue.

Don’t panic, we’ve got you covered with the industry’s best tips for how to handle the worst of Yelp’s problems. If improving reputation management is a New Year’s resolution at your clinic, this blog post is for you.

 

#2. Does Blogging Help With SEO?

Ever wonder what a veterinary blog actually does for your practice? Turns out, there are a lot of benefits—from boosting your SEO results, to improving client education, and loads in between. See for yourself, and learn how to start your blog on the right paw in 2018.


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#3. Blog Post Ideas for Every Month of the Year

Cat got your tongue? Having a veterinary blog is a great means of educating pet owners, boosting client compliance, and helping your website get found by more pet owners—but what happens when you run out of ideas?

Writer’s block happens to the best of us, but with this helpful list of fun, original ideas for every month of the year, you’ll never be stuck for great topics to cover.

 

#4. Twitter Hashtags for Every Day of the Week

Blog posts aren’t the only type of content affected by writer’s block, and social media is no exception.

If you want to succeed in the world of Twitter, you must master the art of the hashtag—and we have just the thing to help. Here’s a Twitter hashtag cheat sheet for every day of the week to help streamline your veterinary social strategy. You’re welcome. 

#5. Dos and Don’ts of Social Media Replies

The entire purpose of building an online presence for your veterinary practice is to engage potential new clients, and improve client retention.

That said, it can be challenging to know how to respond when pet owners reach out on social media—so we put together a guide to show you how it’s done best to set you apart from the competition this year.

With 2018 fast approaching, we look forward to exploring new and exciting ways to help your practice thrive. So here’s to your best year yet—for business, and most importantly, for pets!


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