Marty Cahill

Marty Cahill has written 70 posts for The Makegood

The Importance of Auditing

By: Tom Hespos Does advertising need a refresher on the importance of auditing? I think it does. Never in my career have I seen media auditing and verification take a backseat quite like it does today. In the first few years of my career, it was unheard of for major national advertisers to buy ads… Continue reading »

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Understanding Point of Care’s Evolving Role

By: Lynnsey Rijos Reaching consumers minutes before they meet with their doctor has become easier and essential for healthcare/pharma marketers – mainly due to point-of-care (POC) marketing efforts, a channel that continues to grow and gain momentum. But how did POC become so important?   It’s been around for quite some time, but POC has evolved… Continue reading »

To Be or Not To Be: That is the Mobile First Index

By: Jess Carson Anyone who has even the smallest link to a search engine marketer has heard the phrase “Mobile First Index” uttered in reverence, anxiety and/or fear. We know this major algorithm update will shake up Google’s search engine results in a huge way, but the question is when? With the announcement coming out… Continue reading »

Fixing The Media Planning Process

By: Hemali Lakhani You don’t have to stand alone in defending your ad plan anymore. We know you’re often asked to be the one standing in front of senior management to present your plan and defend your approach when the last of the planning sessions come to a close. Sure, you’re smart, and yes, you… Continue reading »

SEO On A Budget

By: Martin Cahill If you don’t know a ton about SEO, then it can certainly seem overwhelming. It can be difficult enough trying to figure out how to optimize your site, but the fact that you may have to do it every few months as search engines and algorithms shift, can seem like a lot,… Continue reading »

Who Is The Villain Here?

By: Tom Hespos “The Media is the Villain – for Creating a World Dumb Enough for Trump” Such was a highly-shared headline of a Rolling Stone opinion piece by Matt Taibbi, a writer whose in-depth stories I tend to point to when fellow communications enthusiasts ask me for an example of a journalist who is… Continue reading »

The Benefits of Social Media in Pharma

The pharmaceutical industry is known for being a slow adopter of innovation, often letting other industries dive head first into new advertising and marketing tactics, while waiting to see if they sink or swim. Of course, the FDA does not help the pharma industry’s case, as they tend to publish their rules and regulations far… Continue reading »

The Importance of Social Listening

By: Martin Cahill So much of what we do in marketing and Search is geared toward execution. Making campaigns, creating content, developing tags, gauging customers or consumers or visitors, forecasting, and so on, all of it is centered around preparation, implementation, and execution. And while the great part of that execution and reporting can be… Continue reading »

The Evolution of Point-of-Care Marketing

By: Lynnsey Rijos There is no question that the patient journey has evolved over time. There are more steps involved, from the time symptoms occur to the time when you visit a doctor. With numerous health websites, people are more inclined to first research their symptoms and then diagnose themselves, or consult a friend or… Continue reading »

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