Facebook Marketing 2.0: Pay to Play

Marketing Home Care on Facebook

Ah, the good old days; we often long for their simplicity, and yet time and so-called “progress” march on. In Facebook’s glory days, we didn’t worry about fake news, algorithms, or ads. Instead, it was all about making friends, catching up, and sharing. Then businesses wanted to use Facebook to connect with consumers, so they joined the platform and started … Read More

Is Your SEO Provider Helping or Hurting Your Home Care Agency?

Home Care SEO Provider

People get into the home care field because they have a passion for helping others, and with such aspirations, it is counterintuitive to think that someone you hire to help your business would do something that could hurt it. However, as much as we’d love to believe that everyone who claims to be a professional in his or her field … Read More

How corecubed Clients Are Growing Home Care Sales with Customized Sales Training

“I need marketing help!” At corecubed, this is a plea we often hear from agencies of all sizes, and our home care marketing team has become renowned for providing a wide array of amazing marketing services and products to better market your home care business and get your agency more leads. But what’s happening once you get those leads? Is your sales … Read More

Is Your Blog Attracting Home Care Leads?

Running a successful home care agency takes a lot of things – quality caregivers, a strong marketing and sales strategy, and, most importantly, clients. Getting clients, however, can be a struggle for many agencies, even as the need for care continues to soar. The key is to know how and where potential home care leads are searching for services and … Read More

Top 5 Blogs & Webcasts Home Care Insiders Fell for in 2017

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As industry insiders know, marketing home care is different from selling other services. As great as your passion is for providing home care and enhancing others’ lives, there’s no denying the challenges home care marketing and sales can present. As Shakespeare put it, “The course of true love never did run smooth.” In the past year, we introduced some home … Read More

Top Five Ways to Increase Home Care Sales in 2018

Home Care Sales

There’s a reason people make resolutions; a new year is a clean slate, a fresh opportunity to make the improvements necessary to reach your goals. For home care businesses, a new year is the perfect chance to improve your services, recruit better caregivers, and most of all, increase home care sales. In our ever-evolving and fiercely competitive industry, growing home … Read More

4 Tips to Keep Your Home Care Website Intact and Unhacked

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Recently, one of our own websites received 116 attack attempts from a foreign country within a 10-minute time period, and unfortunately, that’s nothing unusual, with hundreds of thousands of hacking attempts made every single day to unsuspecting small businesses. And all you have to do is scroll through the news to learn of yet another cybersecurity threat – from voter … Read More

Build a Bounty of Good Reviews for Your Home Care Agency

Home Care Reviews

As we swing into the holiday season, it’s common for an overpowering sense of giving to sweep over us, whether we’re shopping for gifts or simply giving thanks for life’s blessings. It’s a great time to reflect on the things that have brought us joy, but for home care agency owners, it’s also a good time to appreciate something that … Read More

Buzzwords That Will Frighten Your Facebook Reach

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  It’s that spooky time of year when all the ghouls and goblins come out. Wondering what creepy costume you can don while taking the kids trick-or-treating? A simple solution might be to wear a t-shirt with the words “SHARE” or “FREE.” If that doesn’t sound scary to you, then you haven’t been living in the upside-down world of Facebook … Read More

Zen and the Art of Home Care Sales and Marketing Alignment

Art of Home Care Sales

It may sound a little new-agey, but when it comes down to it, we’re all trying to be more Zen in both our personal and business lives. In a basic sense, Zen means achieving perfect alignment. When things are in alignment in your life, everything, from work to relationships, seems to flow and function better. For business owners and operators, … Read More

Conquer Your Greatest Home Care Sales Challenges

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Achieving steady home care sales numbers or growing those numbers is often the trickiest and most stressful aspect of owning a home care company. Even top notch salespeople aren’t immune to the many challenges present in the home care industry. No matter how skilled you are or how practiced your pitch is, home care sales is the most competitive it … Read More

Brownies and Tchotchkes: How Not to Nurture a New Referral Relationship

referral

Making new friends is easy; it’s keeping them that takes work, particularly in the business world. A new business relationship requires attention and nurturing in order to grow, just like a personal relationship. In the home care industry, salespeople often receive comprehensive training on how to schmooze with potential referral partners, but not much training for what comes next. If … Read More

Huh? How Home Care Industry Lingo Gets in the Way of Connecting with Consumers

home care industry lingo

Did you ever meet someone from another culture, try to communicate, and end up resorting to simply smiling politely and nodding? Our cultural differences can create insurmountable barriers, either from language and dialect alone, or even from some of the fascinating idioms each culture has accepted as normal, while others find baffling. For example, Russians may proclaim, “I’m not hanging … Read More

Creating a Data-Driven Home Care Marketing Strategy

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Today it’s nearly impossible to do anything without first considering the data behind your decision. Take race car drivers, for example. Two big races – the Indy 500 and the Monaco Grand Prix – were held last month, and if you watched, you probably noticed a ton of data, both on your screen and being discussed by commentators. From brake … Read More

Home Care Recruiting: How to Attract and Keep the Best Millennial Caregivers

Millennial Caregivers

Article by Anne-Lise Gere, SPHR, independent Human Resources consultant and owner of Gere Consulting Associates LLC. Step aside, baby boomers – the largest generational group in the U.S. workforce is now officially millennials, those born between 1981 and 1997. With more than 75 million millennials at work, it’s crucial to both understand and meet the needs of this generation in order to attract and retain … Read More

Marketing Your Home Care Business: Telling Your Story in a Brand New Way

Marketing Home Care

Everyone loves a good story, whether it’s sitting around a campfire toasting marshmallows, gathered around the dinner table, or snuggled under the covers with a sleepy toddler and a brightly colored board book. At corecubed, we’re no different. We love to hear our clients’ stories – what inspired them to start their business, the history behind that “why,” and what motivates … Read More

Assess the Quality of Your Home Care Marketing Content with This Quick Checklist

home care marketing content

Let me ask you something: Are you content with your content? In other words, of the nearly 200,000 words in the English language, how satisfied are you with the ones you’re using to represent your agency – on your website, in your brochure, on the phone with inquirers? Are they crafted together in a compelling way that causes referral sources … Read More

Throw Family Caregivers a Lifeline: Use Life Hacks to Market Home Care

Family Caregivers

Hacking is a big buzzword today; we hear it everywhere, often in reference to computers. But hacking goes far beyond traditional computer hacking. In fact, it has made its way into our daily, non-digital, lives. As technology has made our lives faster and more efficient, many of us are seeking the same “hacks” or efficiencies in our day-to-day lives. Enter … Read More

Get a LEG Up on the Competition with Our Simple Home Care Sales Acronym

Home Care Sales

It’s no secret that the home care industry is an incredibly competitive market, and with good reason: our aging population and the corresponding need for care providers ensures  company longevity and the potential to not only enjoy a successful business, but to know that your agency is having a direct impact on quality of life for older adults. But as … Read More

Don Your White Hat for Better Home Care SEO Results

Everyone knows that in the movies the bad guys wear black, and the good guys always wear white. The same is true in the world of search engine optimization (SEO). As such, SEO is often categorized as either white hat or black hat, and as you can guess, one is good and the other is both bad and harmful for … Read More