Why Aren’t You “Luring” Your Dental Prospects?

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Patient Attraction Episode 997

Most of the dental prospects who visit your website aren’t ready to choose you to solve their dental issues. But there’s a proven way to “lure” them into a relationship you can nurture until they are ready. I’ll tell you about using dental advertising lures in your marketing when we come back.

– Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Patient Attraction Podcast™.

– I’m Colin Receveur.

– There’s been a lot of research on the decision-making process, and there are a lot of different models.

– One thing the researchers agree on is that decision-making is a process, and generally that process takes time to play out.

– When it comes to choosing a dentist, prospects may spend quite a while looking at their options.

– You might wish that prospects would make up their minds instantly, but the fact that they don’t is actually good news for you.

– That’s because they might “instantly” decide to pick somebody else.

– As it is, you have a chance to establish a relationship you can build on.

– That’s where dental advertising lures come in.

– An advertising lure is basically an offer of free “stuff” on your website.

– For dentists, that’s usually a free e-book, white paper, or article that speaks to their prospects’ dental concerns or desires.

– The dental advertising lure is free in the sense that it doesn’t cost prospects any money, but it does require them to give up their email address.

– And those email addresses are the key to staying in front of your prospects until they’re ready to choose you.

– You need to provide prospects who have taken the lure with a steady stream of relevant, helpful content at just the right intervals.

– To make the most of your advertising lures, aim your prospects toward your website.

– That’s where they can learn the most about you.

– And focus your lures on attracting high-value cases.

– Depending on your practice, that might be cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, or full-mouth reconstruction, to name a few.

– Lure your prospects with an offer of a free book, white paper, or article, and you’ll have the chance to convert them to appointed patients.

– Join me for tomorrow’s podcast.

– Until then, keep moving forward.




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Colin Receveur is a nationally recognized speaker, author, and dental web marketing expert who has pioneered the way dentists market themselves online for the past decade. Since incorporating in 2001, Colin has established a rock solid track record with his dentist clients and turned SmartBox into a stalwart of proven results for hundreds of dental practices.