The world of digital marketing is ever-changing. What is trending today may not be tomorrow. And what’s going to be trending in six months might not even be created yet. Of course, you want to help your senior living community thrive and stay current, but how do you know what the next big thing will be?
The global economy’s labor crisis is something that the senior housing industry knows all too well. Senior living communities have been struggling with high employee turnover rates long before the pandemic and unfortunately, COVID-19 made matters worse. “According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nursing homes and residential care facilities lost nearly 13% or 380,000 workers between February and July 2020 (seniorlivingnews.com).”
Whether you are an experienced marketer or are just beginning your marketing efforts, you likely have marketing objectives that you want to reach (and hopefully, exceed!). One of best ways to approach these goals is by creating a comprehensive marketing strategy.
In 2019, according to Oberlo, 85% of consumers conducted online research before making a purchase online. That’s a pre-COVID statistic! With less opportunity to spend time in physical locations, say scheduling an in-person tour, more people are turning to online research to find solutions during COVID.
Every person has been on the buyer’s journey—even if you didn’t know there was a name for it! The buyer’s journey is the process of realizing that you have a problem, and the series of choices you make to solve this problem.
During a time of crisis or emergency, as a business, you want to inform, educate, and comfort your customers, guests, and prospects. How you handle an emergency situation will not only define your brand’s current image but can impact how future customers do business with you.
What concept could The Beatles and omni-channel marketing possibly share? While The Beatles were groundbreaking in creating exciting sonic pop landscapes, the Fab Four relied on each of their core skills working in harmony to achieve their success.
When thinking about a digital marketing strategy to promote your senior living community, you may think that an in-house marketing team is the answer. However, they may not always have the time or resources to execute effective results.
The evolution of marketing and technology over the years has been explosive and has no plans of slowing down. It was just a few years ago that social media started entering the marketing world, and today it is a basic fundamental practice to have a social media presence.
Whether you’re selling cupcakes, running a hair salon, or operating a senior living community, being able to get a report of your marketing efforts is essential. At Markentum, we believe that monthly reports provide crucial information about past performance, current performance, and what your business should be doing in the future.