How do you start inbound marketing in the Pharma and Health sector?

Inbound marketing is a marketing philosophy that puts the customer at the center of the buying process. This is an opposite approach of many organizations that take their product or organization as the focal point when interacting with their target audience. As experts in the Pharma and Health sector, we see this happen often. In fact, many pharma companies have a product strategy, through which they want to convince HCPs or patients of the benefits of their product and/or treatment method. Although inbound marketing can serve the same purpose, the approach is quite different. With in bound marketing you make sure that your target audience comes to you instead of the other way around.  You do this by providing added value in the form of relevant content. In an inbound marketing strategy, the target audience is supported with relevant content in all phases of the customer journey. You can probably imagine that a healthcare professional at the beginning of their journey needs different content than at the end of their journey. There it is important when applying inbound marketing to research the information needs of the target group. Then, capitalize on this by offering exactly the right content and information at the right time.

24 August, 2021

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HCPs as ambassadors of your product or treatment

On the internet, there is a tremendous amount of information available. This is relevant with regard to healthcare professionals (HCPs). Realizing an optimal customer experience is essential to grasp the attention of the healthcare professional within the large amount of available online information. A well-defined customer journey and persona are necessary for this. This way, you offer your target group the right message at the right time, via the right channel. In this blog you will read about the power of the customer journey in combination with the inbound marketing methodology.

09 April, 2021

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What is the difference between a single, omni and multichannel strategy within Life Sciences & Health?

The increasing digitization is causing a great deal of change within the Life Sciences & Health sector. Healthcare professionals (HCPs) are offered information in a variety of ways and have a multitude of informative sources to consult. The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating digitization enormously, as representatives of Life Sciences & Health companies are more limited in visiting their target groups. These changes cause an increase in the use of digital channels for marketing and sales purposes. In addition to the "offline" sales representatives, there are currently "digital sales forces" who contact HCPs through social media, online magazines, search engines and other channels. The use of different channels is also called a multichannel strategy. This is the successor to the single channel strategy. In recent years, many Life Sciences & Health organizations have taken the first steps towards an omnichannel strategy. You can read about the meaning of these three strategies and their main differences and similarities are in this blog.

04 November, 2020

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Patient engagement at the time of COVID-19: why is it important?

According to experts, there is a real chance that a COVID-19 vaccine will be ready in early 2021. As a result, we may be on the eve of the largest patient engagement campaign ever. A substantial part of the population has doubts about the usefulness, effectiveness and safety of a possible COVID-19 vaccine. This is problematic, because vaccination only works if a large part of the population is vaccinated. Although resistance to vaccination is timeless, the future COVID-19 vaccine is under extra magnification. It is therefore very important that governments of countries all over the world create support for the vaccine. Patient engagement will play a major role in this.

23 October, 2020

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Create a visual experience with Instagram advertising

You may not directly associate Instagram with companies within Life Sciences & Health. It is not the ideal platform to reach HCPs. Still, Instagram is a valuable channel for more and more LSH companies. Not necessarily to reach HCPs, but, for example, to find young talent that is fully active on Instagram. Organizations present themselves as an attractive employer by means of carousel posts, stories or videos. In this way, Instagram becomes an online showcase with which LSH companies can create an experience that matches their identity.

15 October, 2020

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