Turbocharge Caregiver Recruitment Through a Marketing Lens

Turbocharge Caregiver Recruitment Through a Marketing Lens

There was a time in the not so distant past that home care agencies had distinctly different strategies for sales and marketing compared to staffing and recruitment. But in today’s hyper-competitive market, agencies need to be selling their employment opportunities to prospective caregivers just as much (or more so) than they are selling their services to prospective clients. As you … Read More

The Unexpected Key to Effective Home Care Leadership: Cognitive Humility

The Unexpected Key to Effective Home Care Leadership: Cognitive Humility

We live in a time of celebrating self-importance. Social media is bursting with filtered selfies and stories of successes that drive digital pats on the back. While there’s certainly nothing wrong with a healthy dose of self-confidence, we may be losing sight of something that’s even healthier for us, especially as home care executives: humility. Cognitive humility is, in fact, … Read More

Finish the Year With Strong Case Manager Relationships

Finish the Year With Strong Case Manager Relationships

As we near closer to the holidays, it is a good time to think about how you want to end your business year. Have you met your company goals for the year? Are there referral relationships that could use more attention? How can you gain momentum now to carry into the next year? Considering these questions will help you prepare … Read More

Sprinkle Some Pixel Dust on Your Facebook Marketing

Sprinkle Some Pixel Dust on Your Facebook Marketing

Social media marketing offers home care agencies numerous benefits. Businesses can reach online users in new and innovative ways, and they have the ability to test ads, track data, and refine their marketing efforts for better results and for a lower cost than running Google ads. However, when agencies advertise on Facebook, there is one tool that is often overlooked … Read More

Word-of-Mouth Home Care Referrals Are Sizing Up Your Agency Online

Word-of-Mouth Home Care Referrals Are Sizing Up Your Agency Online

It wasn’t long ago that a recommendation from a doctor, social worker, discharge planner, friend or other trusted advisor was considered the equivalent of the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval, and consumers looked no further. Because these recommendations were given by trustworthy people within your network, their endorsement of a business was taken as assurance of a high-quality service. While … Read More

corecubed Brings Home the Gold, Silver, and Bronze with 6 New Aster Awards

corecubed brings home the gold, silver and bronze with 6 new Aster Awards

The Aster Awards are well known for recognizing the nation’s top healthcare marketing professionals for outstanding excellence. We were thrilled to earn six of these elite awards in 2021 for our clients: 24/7 Idaho Home Care’s Website: Gold Dakota Home Care’s Nursing Care Brochure: Gold Endeavor In-Home Care’s Social Media Ad: Gold Dakota Home Care’s Logo and Letterhead: Silver JFS … Read More

Is Your Home Care Marketing HIPAA Compliant?

Is Your Home Care HIPAA Compliant?

If you’ve been in the home care or healthcare field for any length of time, you’re undoubtably familiar with HIPAA – the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. HIPAA set national standards for how to protect patients and their private health information. As employers in the home care industry, most understand that HIPAA covers information that would be … Read More

Home Care Marketing Specialists Explain How to Avoid Copyright Infringement

Your agency’s website should, of course, contain professionally written, useful content, a user friendly navigation, and eye-catching images. But are those images of happy caregivers and seniors YOUR property, or are you at risk for copyright infringement? Our home care marketing specialists have the information you need to prevent this potentially serious problem: Ensure that the marketing agency you hired … Read More

Award-Winning Digital Marketing That Makes Our Clients Shine!

Award Winning Digital Marketing That Makes Our Clients Shine!

We’re delighted to announce the honor of receiving three Digital Health Awards for exceptional website creation for three of our clients: The Rosemark System Innovative Senior Solutions Carolina Hearts Home Care In its 23rd year, the Digital Health Awards program recognizes the world’s best digital health resources. It’s always our goal to exceed the expectations of our clients, and these awards … Read More

Creative Tactics to Overcome the Caregiver Shortage Hurdle

Creative Tactics to Overcome the Caregiver Shortage Hurdle

A shortage of quality caregivers is nothing new to home care agency owners. The stress and strain of implementing effective recruitment tactics paired with developing strategies to reduce caregiver turnover go hand in hand with the increasing need and desire for senior care at home. Yet as with so many other aspects of life, 2020 elevated the concerns to an … Read More

The Way We Talk About Aging is Changing

The Way We Talk About Aging Is Changing

The way we talk about diverse groups of people is changing more and more each day, including how we write, speak, and think about the older adult population. Unfortunately, in the United States, ageism is rampant in the media and many commercials, TV shows, magazines, and movies often portray stereotypes of older adults as forgetful and without any capacity to … Read More

Protect Your Home Care Website from Image Copyright Infringement

Protect Your Home Care Website from Image Copyright Infringement

Ideally, your website contains well‑written, helpful content, a user‑friendly navigation, and of course, eye‑catching images. But are those pictures of cheerful caregivers and happy seniors YOUR images, or could you be at risk for copyright infringement? If you didn’t personally design your agency’s website and/or take the photos or create the illustrations used on your site, there’s some important information … Read More

Designing With User Emotions In Mind to Market Home Care

Designing With User Emotions in Mind to Market Home Care

Searching for home care for aging parents or an older loved one can be an emotional and taxing undertaking. Individuals often become aware that a family member requires the help of a home care agency or an in‑home caregiver after a trip to the hospital or a chronic health diagnosis, which can add stress, anxiety, and feelings of being overwhelmed. … Read More

What Apple’s iOS14.5 Means for Marketing Home Care Ads on Facebook

If you’re an iPhone user, chances are that by now you’ve received a notification or heard about Apple’s latest update, iOS14.5, which was released in late April after several weeks of anticipation from the digital marketing communities. While iOS14.5 prioritizes helpful new ways to experience some of the iPhone’s most popular applications and features, the spotlight has shone brightly on … Read More

Increase Client Conversion Rates in Home Care Advertising with Warm Messaging

Imagine yourself walking into a bank. Your heels tap across the tile floor, echoing with each step. You approach the teller, shielded from you by thick, bulletproof plexiglass. You explain the transaction and slip your paperwork across the cavernous countertop, along with the appropriate ID. The interaction is completed in a transactional manner, and you’re on your way. Now contrast … Read More

Using Google Ads to Market Home Care

Using Google Ads to Market Home Care

Type any inquiry into Google and you will be instantly inundated with thousands of search results. The goal for any business is to be found by potential customers by appearing as high as possible in search results. For home care companies, this pairs consumers actively looking for home care with agencies that offer those services. In this competitive industry, how … Read More

Applying What Aristotle Knew About Persuasion to Home Care Sales

Applying What Aristotle Knew About Persuasion to Home Care Sales

The home care industry is crowded and consumers have many options when it comes to finding care for a loved one. In home care sales, persuasion is a critical skill for gaining new clients. But persuasion is more than rehearsed responses to inquiry questions. Persuasion is about building trust with potential clients and referral sources, identifying the values of your … Read More

SEO + Online Reviews = The Perfect Pairing for Marketing to Older Adults

SEO + Online Reviews = The Perfect Pairing for Elder Care Marketing

For almost a year, we all have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, individuals and businesses alike. For home care agencies, it’s meant rapidly adapting to new protocols to ensure the safety of clients and caregivers, and a complete turnaround in marketing to older adults and their family members during a time of social distancing and isolation. Though the importance … Read More

Trust Marks: How to Market A Home Care Agency With Confidence

Trust Marks: Signals That Build Confidence in Your Home Care Agency

When searching for care for a loved one, consumers are faced with myriad choices. And when it comes to how to market a home care agency, agencies are faced with similar questions. With service offerings that seem similar across providers, how does a home care agency stand out from competitors and provide consumers with confidence that the highest standards are … Read More

Top 5 Dos and Don’ts of Home Care Email Marketing

With fewer opportunities to connect face-to-face because of the pandemic, it’s crucial for home care agencies to put their best digital foot forward in marketing to seniors and their family members. If you’re wondering how to do elder care marketing online, be sure not to overlook a fundamental digital marketing strategy that plays a crucial role in your agency’s ability … Read More

Porch Visits in a Pandemic: Lessons Learned at the Feet of the Elderly

Porch Visit in a Pandemic

At corecubed, we’re not just your aging care marketing partner; we share your passion for changing the face of aging, for honoring our elders, and for striving to enhance quality of life for those who have spent a lifetime enhancing ours. Of course, this is easier said than done on a typical day in a typical world, but throw in … Read More

10 Must-Reads for Anyone Who Works in Senior Home Care

While it looks totally different this year, September still heralds the start of the school year and a season that we associate with learning. To that end, we want to share some reading recommendations from some of our team members and senior home care agency clients – books that have helped shape and elevate their views of older adults, advanced … Read More

Our Latest Senior Home Care Marketing Awards: Helping Our Clients Shine

We’re delighted to announce our recent winning of 12 National Mature Media Awards℠, honoring the nation’s best marketing, communications, educational materials, and programs for older adults.  Winners were chosen by a distinguished panel of judges from across the U.S. who hold years of experience and expertise in the mature market industry. Gold Award recipients (including corecubed) represent the top five percent … Read More

Resources to Help Home Care Agencies Adapt To COVID-19

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to dominate the healthcare landscape, and with increased awareness around the essential services home care companies provide, it’s important for home care agencies to position themselves as local leaders who are equipped and prepared to keep both clients and caregivers safe. Being ready to adapt to COVID-19 starts with gathering reliable information.  To help in … Read More