advertising

Finding your marketing stride in a fast-paced digital world is challenging enough. Layer in health care marketing and you have a whole new set of limitations, nuances, and hills to climb. But there are ways to navigate these challenges and bring your social media marketing strategy to the next level. [...]

By Cindy Elliott, Sr Marketing Specialist • May 22, 2019
For several years, I’ve written a blog post on our annual event advertising results. Past ones can be found here, here, and here. Many of those take-aways still apply, but rather than reiterating previous lessons, I wanted to take a newer, lighter approach to this review. It [...]
By MakalaArce • November 19, 2018
Managing Facebook advertising over the years, I had the impression Facebook costs increased when I narrowed the audience. This seemed unfortunate and not necessarily consistent across social networks. Marketing 101 tells us to hone our target audience. Everyone is not a good target audience. However, it appeared I would be [...]
By MakalaArce • October 12, 2018
In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook scandal earlier this year, Facebook is making significant changes to the advertising platform. In an attempt to mitigate the crisis, Facebook is removing third-party data from its ad targeting. The purpose of this change is to maintain a proactive stance on the privacy [...]
By Cindy Elliott, Sr Marketing Specialist • July 5, 2018
There are a lot of options to choose when you embark on social media advertising. We're not even talking about Facebook vs. LinkedIn (though we wrote a blog post on that, too) but the countless options within each platform. To help navigate the basics, Cindy Elliott, a Senior Marketing [...]
By Taryn Offenbacher, Senior Communications Specialist • March 28, 2018
As you may have heard, the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network Annual Conference sold out a month in advance! Along with other communications methods, we advertised the event on Facebook, Google AdWords, LinkedIn, and Twitter. For the past several years, we used social media advertising for events. [...]
By MakalaArce • November 29, 2017
In 2014, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt released an ad campaign that tugged at the heartstrings of parents and inspired confidence in their brand. It would eventually be featured on traditional and social media and win multiple advertising awards. It also brought together two members of [...]
By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network • April 11, 2017