Most of the surgeons I’ve talked to have been super busy since they reopened, and that’s fantastic.
The increase in patients has been unexpected and strong.
I suppose it is because a large group of patients are fed up with the confinement
The effect of the Botox wore off and their fillers disappeared.
They gained weight in quarantine.
They are tired of stagnation and want to live again.
Therefore, the demand has been great and surgeons are excited to get back in the operating room and do what they do.
Actually, many surgeons tell me that after being locked up for months, they really missed going to the office, having a schedule, and working with patients and staff.
So there are positive developments in the midst of all this madness
But there is the detail (as cantinflas said)
We don’t know what will happen next.
If we have learned anything in this period, it is that life can change quickly and nothing is certain.
We are also learning that we need to be better prepared for life’s surprises.
That includes saving more for a cushion against the storms and rethinking your practice plan to attract, convert, and retain cash-paying patients.
Let’s read the play of these patients well.
Although things are going well at the moment, life will return to normal and advertising costs will increase for new prospects and poor quality leads will continue to waste their time.
Conversion rates will continue to decline due to relentless competition. And you will experience more and more patients rushing to your competitors who discount their prices.
To combat these problems, you need many potential patients every day.
But HOW do I achieve that?
Well, redesign your website and find an SEO company that will look for your rankings, (increasingly difficult task)
Or, pay thousands of dollars per month to Google AdWords, where leads are often weak and waste your and your staff’s time
Or maybe you spend a lot of time creating content for social media, but they can’t measure the results and you just pray that your efforts bring in new patients.
Ok then what? Before spending any more time and money attracting new patients to your practice, first consider who is most likely to become a patient and where you find them.
Here are 3 effective strategies to quickly obtain new patients who pay in cash, without spending so much money
1- Increase the number of times a patient visits you
2- Increase the amount of money they spend on each visit.
3- Increase the overall value of each patient by taking advantage of their referrals, reviews , before / after photos, and their social media platforms to spread the word about you and your practice.
Pure common sense you have patients with infinite needs like wrinkles, sagging skin, thin lips, sun damage and that list of needs grows as the relentless aging process continues.
But HOW do you make that happen?
Use these strategies to immediately see an increase in patients, procedures, and admissions:
Don’t just sell packages. Promote “Exclusive personalized packages” for each age group.
Packages include a combination of injectables, fillers, lasers, and skincare for a special combined price.