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True North Custom Launches Healthcare Marketing Podcast to Guide Engagement and Growth Strategies

by | Sep 30, 2020 | News & Updates | 0 comments

With insights from True North strategists and interviews with top hospital marketers as your guide, you’ll discover proven tactics and practical tips that inspire your marketing initiatives.

Looking for a fun, engaging way to stay current on marketing topics and industry trends? Check out the healthcare marketing podcast from True North!

Hosted by President Eric Silberman and Vice President of Strategy and Business Development Jane Crosby, the podcast was created to share our best practices plus actionable ideas from the brightest minds in content marketing, digital marketing and healthcare strategy.

Check out their conversations with experts from Cleveland Clinic, Salesforce and other leading brands:

Episode 1: Building the #1 Hospital Blog with Amanda Todorovich from Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic sets the pace for content marketing in healthcare, and Senior Director of Digital Marketing and Health Content Amanda Todorovich offers her view from the peak as senior director of digital marketing and health content. In this inaugural episode for our healthcare marketing podcast, you’ll find out how she’s built an elite team based on the guiding philosophy “How do we beat yesterday?” and why more than 10 million visitors turn to Health Essentials—the #1 hospital blog in America—each month. You’ll learn which channels are driving the most engagement during COVID-19, the blog’s top-performing piece of content for many years, how the hospital is leveraging TikTok and much more!

Listen now on iTunes!

Episode 2: Get Ready for the Context Marketing Revolution with Mathew Sweezey from Salesforce

As director of market strategy at Salesforce, Mathew Sweezey has a front-row seat to the transformations in consumer behavior and modern technology. He draws on those insights and his experience working with some of the world’s largest and most well-respected brands—including AT&T, Dell, UPS, The Home Depot and more—in his new book: "The Context Marketing Revolution," published by Harvard Press. Find out why Mathew believes marketers have to change the way we think about our brands and our marketplace to succeed in the post-COVID-19 future.

Listen now on iTunes!

Episode 3: How Marketing Leaders at Vanderbilt Health are Making a Dent in the Healthcare Universe

Vanderbilt Health is a national leader in value-driven care. The marketing and communications team plays a pivotal role in planning and implementing these initiatives. We spoke with two marketers leading the charge—Megan Pruce, VP of strategic marketing, and Mallory Yoder, senior manager of business engagement strategies—on best practices for successfully engaging both physicians and consumers around population health strategies, what it takes to build a cross-functional team and other critical issues in advancing the mindset shift from value-based care to value-for-volume.

Listen now on iTunes!

Episode 4: SHSMD President Holly Sullivan Believes This Is Healthcare Marketing’s Moment

In the words of Holly Sullivan, senior director of strategic marketing at Spectrum Health and president of the board for the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Marketing Development, “Our organizations are looking to marketing to help get through this.” In this episode focused on effective leadership and communication during a crisis, you’ll learn how she’s helping her 14-hospital system and 4,000+ SHSMD members rise to the occasion and guide their communities toward recovery and growth.

Listen now on iTunes!

Episode 5: Rose Glenn on How to Have a Remarkable, Highly Rewarding Career in Healthcare

With 30+ years of experience working for large, complex organizations, Rose Glenn understands what it takes to build a successful career in healthcare marketing and communications. The Chief Communications and Marketing Officer at Michigan Medicine and former president of the board of the American Hospital Association’s Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development shares candid perspective and practical advice on risk-taking, mentorship, and the importance of being assertive while also showing kindness — shattering the myth that “sharp elbows” are a requirement for leaders.

Listen now on iTunes!

Episode 6: From Funnels to Flywheels: Digital Marketing Virtuoso Rand Fishkin on Modernizing Your Approach to Engagement and Growth

As the founder of Moz and now CEO of SparkToro, Rand Fishkin is a leading voice on SEO techniques, software tools and other must-know topics for today's marketing professional. In this episode, you'll learn how to avoid "boulder-pushing marketing" and build a flywheel that gains efficiency, lowers costs and generates higher ROI for your content strategy and digital campaigns.

Listen now on iTunes!

Episode 7: Guiding Marketers toward Growth: How Meghan Keaney Anderson Helps Hubspot Win Hearts and Minds

As VP at Hubspot and one of the most brilliant marketing minds on the planet, Meghan Keaney Anderson is building a worldwide community while driving revenue for the company's all-in-one growth platform. Her expert perspective on making paid ads more effective, writing for search and why content quality beats quantity (among other topics) is guaranteed to raise your marketing game.

Listen now on iTunes!

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