StumbleUpon New Tools to Increase Patient Volume

A key part of your digital strategy to driving patient volume should be delivering relevant content to consumers when they are looking for it.

StumbleUpon’s unique advertising platform and personalized recommendation engine tools can drive significant traffic to your hospital’s website.

Unlike other traffic sources, this traffic will be from people who are actively looking for healthcare information and more likely to take action and disseminate information.

StumbleUpon is an internet community that allows users to discover and rate web pages, photos and videos frequently called as “personalized recommendation engine”.

Customer Think has 4 compelling reasons to become a heavy StumbleUpon user.

Bottom line is becoming a heavy user of StumbleUpon educates you allowing you to create relevant information people are looking for. If you can do this, you are well on your way to increasing your patient volumes.

1. StumbleUpon Helps You Discover the Best of the Web … in Less Time

Finding relevant content today on the web can be difficult. StumbleUpon makes it simple: you install the StumbleUpon browser toolbar, and whenever you see something you like or dislike, you select the thumbs-up or thumbs-down button. You don’t have to do it for every site, but the more you do it, the more StumbleUpon will know about you and your interests.

2. StumbleUpon Helps You Find Interesting People to Follow

Once you find a website that you like, assuming that you are not the first to submit the site to StumbleUpon, you can also see who first submitted the site as well as who else favorite the post. You can then go to their profiles for more potential informative websites to discover. You can consider it “social networking connected by ideas” because these people are giving the same opinions on the same websites that you are!

3. StumbleUpon has a Unique Advertising System: You Can Buy Traffic to Your Website

StumbleUpon actually welcomes advertisements, at 5 cents apiece, to the URL and category of your choice. StumbleUpon reviews each advertisement submission to ensure that the content matches the proposed category, but if it does, you can now insert whatever website you want into the stream of content that stumblers view.

4. Yes, Using StumbleUpon will Lead to More Traffic to Your Website Organically

At the end of the day, similar to a Twitter ReTweet, as you stumble more content and hopefully start discovering a lot of new content that has yet to be stumbled, you will gain new subscribers who will see more and more of your content.



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