Digital Marketing: So Many Lessons Learned

While many healthcare providers have been late adopters of digital marketing (as compared to other industries), it is fair to say that, as of 2018 it is now a cornerstone of most healthcare marketing programs. And that prominence comes from success and lessons learned—some good, some not so good—about both general and digital marketing.

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Dashboards: More than Keeping Score

Marketing dashboards are an essential deliverable for any marketing team. Senior leaders want to know what they are getting for their investment in marketing, and how marketing will advance their strategic plan. And for marketers, it is important to document how effective you were in achieving your stated goals. So, where to begin?

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October 2, 2018

Sr. Project Manager

Wanted: Professional juggler/cat herder. We need someone who’s skilled at managing the myriad details of creative, interactive and digital projects—from kickoff to delivery. This entails juggling day-to-day work, defining priorities and resources, tracking budgets and schedules, identifying risks, and resolving conflicts. Read full post...

September 14, 2018

Ad Operations Specialist

Are you a half-human, half-cyborg digital media robot sent from the future? Does ad tracking and optimization get you as excited as your TI-84 did in college? Do you also love brainstorming and testing concepts based on industry best practices? Then why are you still reading? We need to talk.
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August 22, 2018

Media Buyer

AB&C is looking for a Media Buyer to join our expanding media team. We’re looking for someone to develop and execute innovative, fully integrated marketing campaigns that include broadcast, print, out-of-home, place-based, direct mail/email, lead-gen and more.
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August 22, 2018

Digital Media Buyer

AB&C is looking for a Digital Media Buyer to join our expanding media team. We’re looking for someone to develop and execute innovative online and offline marketing campaigns that include SEM, display, retargeting, paid social, email, lead-gen, direct and more.
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Facing the Ultimate Marketing Challenge: Bringing a New Brand to Market…Yours!

Inevitably at some point during your healthcare marketing career you will be faced with bringing a new brand to market. As you do, it is critical to stay focused on the strategic and business objectives of your organization, while also protecting the equity of your brand. The following scenarios describe bringing a new brand to a market, assuming you currently have standing or brand value. The goal in both cases is to leverage the equity of all the brands to enhance your brand, differentiate you from competitors and better serve your customers.

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June 12, 2018

Delaware Public Media Names New Board Members

David Brond, David C. McBride, Randy Farmer and Tom Trezise join Delaware’s only public media news service.

WILMINGTON, Del. (June 12, 2018) — Delaware Public Media (DPM) announced that David Brond, David C. McBride, Randy Farmer and Tom Trezise have been named to the organization’s board of directors. DPM, Delaware’s only public media news service, is dedicated to covering the unique issues, events, personalities and cultures of Delaware. As an NPR member station, DPM presents high-quality statewide news in a rich combination of audio, video and text.

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Building and Maintaining Great Agency Relationships

Over the past four-plus decades, AB&C has worked with some of the most premier healthcare systems across this country—large and small—and we greatly value those relationships. But great agency-client relationships just don’t happen; they take true commitment by both parties to be successful. And over the years, we have learned what makes a great working relationship and want to share that knowledge with you, because agencies, while a source of expense, are also an investment, and have a key impact on your organization and your ability to meet patient and provider needs, delivery quality care and build your brand.

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Marketing that Made a Difference

Every once in a while, a campaign comes along, and you know that it’s special. Maybe it’s a cause that you strongly believe in, a story that needs to be told or the creative is just really unique. I guess that’s how I felt from the very beginning about MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute’s “Living Donor” campaign. For me, it was a combination of all three.

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