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Maximum your optical practice's success with Google Analytics 4

Maximizing Your Optical Practice's Success with Google Analytics 4

Feb 14, 2024 12:06:44 PM

In today's digital age, data reigns supreme, especially when it comes to understanding your business and its online presence. For optical practices looking to enhance their marketing strategies, improve patient engagement, and boost overall success, leveraging powerful analytics tools like Google Analytics 4 (GA4) is essential. In this blog post, we'll delve into the reasons why optical practices should embrace GA4 and how it can revolutionize their operations.

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Doing a year end review is important to discover what brands or products make our optical most successful

Why Your Optical Shop Should Do a Year End Review

Dec 18, 2023 3:41:19 PM

As the year 2023 comes to a close, many of us have likely already started making New Year's resolutions. Setting goals and making plans for the upcoming year are undoubtedly important. However, I would argue that it is equally important to take the time to reflect on the past year.

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Optical sales made easier with point-of-purchase material available to you at IcareLabs

Optical Sales Made Easier with POP Material

Oct 23, 2023 9:00:00 AM

The optical world has so much to offer to patients needing glasses but there just isn't enough time in the world to explain all of the upgrades and benefits that these features can bring to an individual. That's when posters, brochures, or even displays come in handy!

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Are you selling on price or value for your optical shop?

Are You Selling Based on Price or Value?

Oct 11, 2023 1:37:29 PM

"Price is what you pay; value is what you get" is one of Warren Buffett's most famous quotes. While a lot of people are familiar with this quote, many do not put this into practice. Understanding value vs. price is key for not only your sales dollars but also your patient's satisfaction and return business.

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It is important to take a break from work to make yourself a better worker

Take a Break, You Probably Need It!

Sep 11, 2023 10:00:00 AM

If you're like most workers in America today, you're probably tired and having trouble sleeping. Work seems to follow you everywhere - from the dinner table to family gatherings and even into bed. It's time for a vacation, or as our friends across the great pond call it, a holiday. Whatever you want to call it, you definitely need it.

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The eye care industry has a bright future despite the decades of what we thought were the end of the optical industry.

A Future So Bright, We Need Shades

Jul 11, 2023 11:16:48 AM

Mark Twain, in response to a newspaper article reporting his death, hilariously stated that "The reports of my demise are greatly exaggerated". This famous quote could have been used by our industry numerous times over the past few decades.

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Raising prices can be a tricky subject for most but with these helpful tips, you can surely enhance your margins in 2023

Is It Time To Raise Your Pricing?

Feb 16, 2023 11:32:52 AM

I know that this is going to be a touchy subject for many of you. With the current economy, we are hearing a bunch of noise about consumers not being able to handle it anymore. They have reached their limits and don't have any money left to spend. You are hearing this and in many cases anticipating a substantial drop in exams and purchases. 

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Happy patients bring you more patients!

How To Create A Patient Experience That Keeps Them Coming Back

Nov 5, 2021 5:22:30 PM

We know that cancellations without notice can negatively affect your optometric practice. It’s not always an easy task to provide every patient with the best experience and care from their arrival to their departure.

Doing your best to give your patient an experience that’s hard to forget (of course, in a positive way) will contribute to a decrease in patients not showing up for their scheduled appointments. It will also increase great reviews and word-of-mouth referrals, which can greatly contribute to attracting new patients to your business.

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Keys to happy employees for ECPs

Keys To A Happy Employee For ECPs

Oct 18, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Keeping employees on the manufacturing floor happy is one of my key goals. Let’s face it, the job can be physically and mentally stressful. I am constantly looking for something to engage the employees in some fun and stimulate some good feelings about how special each and every one of our employees are to IcareLabs.

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