Senior Performance Media Manager

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Job Description Summary of Role At Parallel Path, we help ambitious health, wellness, and lifestyle brands grow faster through the power of digital marketing. With 15 years of history, we are a nimble and growing agency located in beautiful Boulder, CO, and are seeking an experienced performance media manager to join our team. The Senior Performance Media Manager will effectively … Read More

Director of Paid Search

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Director of Paid Search   Job Description Summary of Role At Parallel Path, we help ambitious health, wellness, and lifestyle brands grow faster through the power of digital marketing. With 15 years of history, we are a nimble and growing agency located in beautiful Boulder, CO, and are seeking a highly experienced Paid Search professional to join our team as … Read More

Parallel Path Client Partner, Olive, Named to CB Insights Digital Health 150

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Parallel Path healthcare technology client partner and artificial intelligence (AI) innovator, Olive, a Columbus Ohio company, has been named to the prestigious 2020 CB Insights Digital Health 150: The Digital Health Startups Transforming The Future of Healthcare. Parallel Path supports Olive’s growth goals with digital marketing strategy, paid media, SEO, customer journey insights and digital creative and asset development. The … Read More

Helping a Leading Hospital Gain Unprecedented Paid Search Results

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Hospital Paid Search

Paid search account rebuild and optimization approach improves budget efficiency and ROI while connecting patients to the care they need   Background Determined to treat and heal more patients across their region, a leading hospital asked Parallel Path to achieve brand awareness growth and new patient acquisition goals by implementing a best-in-class paid search campaign strategy and management.   Challenge Parallel … Read More

Transforming the Way Rocky Mountain Health Plans Reaches New Customers

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Helping a healthcare provider rise above the competition during open enrollment Client: Rocky Mountain Health Plans   Background Insurance companies face wild competition and market fluctuation while trying to earn consumers’ attention during annual open enrollment periods. Determined to rise above the fray, Grand Junction-based insurance provider Rocky Mountain Health Plans worked with Parallel Path to humanize the brand with … Read More

Your Customer’s Journey Is Not Siloed – And Neither Is Your Marketing

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Customers may encounter many different marketing touchpoints before they ever take action on your website – a social media post, a display ad, a radio or TV commercial. Unfortunately, marketers oftentimes credit only the marketing channels that drove the visit that resulted in a sale or a lead. Called ‘last-click attribution’, this analytics methodology ignores the fact that other marketing … Read More

Preparing for Voice Search (Part 3 of 3) – Informational Search Optimization

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Voice search is a hot topic of 2019. In the first of this three-part series, we laid out some statistics that suggest consumers are rapidly adopting this emerging technology. How do marketers capitalize on this growth? The first step is to understand how voice search platforms are sourcing content for their results. In part two, we analyzed voice search results … Read More

How to Balance Marketing Effectiveness with Personal Privacy

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In many ways, 2018 has been the year of data privacy. Data breaches at Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and elsewhere have dominated the news. It’s no surprise that protecting sensitive data is on the minds of consumers, businesses, and lawmakers alike. On the legal side, the European Union enacted the Global Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, on May 25th 2018. These … Read More

Google My Business Best Practices for Healthcare Organizations

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If there is one thing that keeps healthcare marketers awake at night – particularly marketers for multi-location hospitals and clinics – it is the state of their local business listings. Local business listing management, Google My Business (GMB) in particular, is fraught with challenges for larger, distributed healthcare organizations. But the rewards of a well-managed GMB program are undeniable. Search … Read More

More Consumers Are Cutting the Cord on Cable. What Does it Mean for Your Brand?

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Each year, more and more people opt out of traditional TV services like cable and satellite. As Fortune.com reported, “After companies from cable giant Comcast to satellite TV titan AT&T, which owns DirecTV, reported their fourth quarter results, the total number of pay TV subscribers dropped 3.4% from a year earlier, the highest rate of decline since the trend of … Read More

Tackling Remarketing Visibility Issues

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Poorly executed remarketing campaigns look sloppy and can reflect negatively on your brand. Oversaturation, irrelevant messaging and showing ads on inappropriate sites can turn off your prospects and jeopardize your customer acquisition efforts. Remarketing can be a highly effective tool when done properly. To effectively leverage remarketing, it’s important to follow best practices for maximizing performance without turning your audience … Read More

Preparing for Voice Search (Part 2 of 3) – Brick & Mortar Optimization

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In part one of this series, we looked at some compelling adoption statistics for voice search as well as fundamental differences between voice and traditional search. In part two, we look at some ways that brick and mortar businesses can maximize their exposure in localized searches – searches with a geographic modifier, such as ‘near me’ or ‘in boulder’ – … Read More

Preparing for Voice Search (Part 1 of 3)

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Do you like talking to inanimate objects? I hope so, because voice search is on the rise. Voice-operated platforms like Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, as well as voice-activated apps in cars, on mobile phones and just about anywhere else you can imagine, are taking a growing share of all searches performed on a daily basis. Here are just a … Read More

What Successful CMOs Want in Their Marketing Agencies?

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When it comes to selecting a marketing agency, successful CMOs want partners – not vendors. This means more than just having expertise with all modern digital marketing channels; it means providing a tailored, results-oriented commitment to a client’s objectives. What Do CMOs Really Want? If you ask elite CMOs what their dream digital agency would look like, most would describe … Read More

Marketing Engine or Brochure? Building a Website That Performs

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Before we get started, open your business’s website in another browser tab. Take a good, hard look at it and answer the question, “Does my website look more like a brochure or a lead generating, marketing powerhouse?” There’s a strong chance it looks and functions more like a brochure… and that’s okay, because it can be fixed. What is a … Read More

The Importance of a Centrally Managed Franchise Website

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A website is the hub of any business’s digital efforts. An ineffective website will undermine all other marketing efforts, no matter how much time, money and expertise are applied to campaign development. Yet, many franchisors leave the development and management of franchisee websites to the franchisees. The result? An incohesive, inconsistent, and fragmented Web presence that: Negatively impacts the franchise … Read More

There Are No Digital Marketing Experts

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In the digital marketing world, there is no shortage of consultants, agencies and prospective employees who can dazzle you with best practices and channel-specific expertise. In reality, however, most of these so-called experts are largely operating from the same knowledge base. So what should you look for in an agency? One comprised of savvy marketers who incorporate tried-and-true principles that … Read More

Digital Authenticity: What Does it Mean? And, Why Is it Important?

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Successful marketing campaigns are about creating connections that promote action and positive word of mouth. To effectively engage modern consumers, businesses need to establish trust by taking a consistent, authentic approach to their digital marketing efforts. What Is Digital Authenticity? From a digital marketer’s perspective, authenticity means being original and genuine, while maintaining a consistent voice, perspective and image throughout … Read More

Your Brand Needs Help. Can You Get Away With A Brand Refresh?

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How long has it been since your company really looked at its brand and brand positioning? If not recently, it’s probably about time. With rapidly changing competitive landscapes, it’s critical to be properly branded and positioned relative to your competition. But do you need to start over completely or simply rejuvenate your existing brand identify? A Rebrand or a Refresh? … Read More

7 Tips for Measuring the Impact of Your Awareness Campaign

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Awareness campaigns are very important for companies, especially if they are newer brands or looking to enter new categories. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to determine whether an awareness campaign is providing a positive ROI. With the right strategies, expertise and web analytics implementation, you can get accurate insight into whether your awareness efforts are driving revenue or just wasting … Read More