FON: The Business of Integrative Health & Medicine

Testimonials: How to get them. How to Promote them.

Testimonials: How to Get them. How to Promote Them

Given that testimonials significantly influence a prospective customer or patient’s proclivity for your brand, it is incumbent upon you to play an active role in what is said, and where it appears.

‘Naming’ Your Integrative Health or Functional Medicine Business

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What’s in a name? Turns out, when it comes to your business, there’s a lot in a name; plenty is at stake. Properly naming your integrative medicine enterprise is critical to your success. Careful consideration must go into this decision-making as you develop the brand ethos of your organization and define your target customers. Get…

We’re All in Sales: Advancing Integrative Health

You don’t have to be part of a formal sales team to be ‘in sales’. We are all in sales. Yes, including you. You just may not have realized it yet.

The Power of Effective Copywriting to Engage and Sell

You may pen exceptional prose, do a bang-up job on crafting business reports, or churn out scientific papers with ease—but are you the best person to write the content for your website, collateral, advertisements, or any number of key copy and messaging areas organization-wide? Or even for your small business?

Your Integrative Health Brand and Platform: Invest or Fail

Your brand positioning matters. If you do not budget and invest in the core aspects of your brand and platform, in unison, and upfront, you are ultimately impeding your cash-flow and disadvantaging your enterprise right out of the gate.

Integrative Health Prescription for 2018

Though 2017 is closing with a booming stock market that equals wealth for the U.S., the subject of health [care] for our population will not end quite as positively. In addition to rising insurance costs and deductibles, the U.S. population is dealing with deep-seated confusion and anxiety over tax reform law that takes coverage away…

Social Media’s Free Ride Is Over: Challenges and Opportunities

As an Integrative health organization that has invested significant time and resources building audiences on social media, you are now faced with a stark reality: You do not own your profiles… nor your followers, likes, and subscribers; you simply rent them. The rules of engagement are beyond your control. The social media ‘organic reach’ free…

Advancing the Global Impact of Integrative Oncology

Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) spearheads publication in JNCI Institute Monographs, titled ‘Advancing the Global Impact of Integrative Oncology’.

Customer Service in the Age of Integrative and Functional Medicine

Does the end-to-end customer experience your integrative health organization delivers align with a service ethos that drives retention, ensures loyalty, and creates fervent word-of-mouth referrals?

Quality Counts: A Clinician’s Guide to Supplement Quality

Special report on how nutritional supplements are defined, manufactured, and regulated.


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