Storytelling in Health Insurance Marketing: Three Ways to Boost Brand Awareness

Megan JoosteBlog, Marketing

The Proven Power of Authentic Storytelling  Health insurance marketing teams certainly have their work cut out for them during open enrollment. They face wild competition and market fluctuations while trying to reach, educate, and convert during a short three-month period. To truly have an impact during open enrollment, health insurance companies can employ a strategy anchored on authentic storytelling that … Read More

Growing a National Massage Franchise with a Centralized Digital Marketing Strategy

Megan JoosteCase Studies, Marketing

Background After a massage franchise with over 200 independently-owned locations across the United States and Canada was acquired by a private equity firm, the brand reached out to Parallel Path to unify and improve its digital marketing for the benefit of the entire franchise network.   Challenge “What we know from our experience is that the foundation of any successful franchise … Read More

Christian McCaffrey Serves Up Home Workout Tips With a Side of Hope on Ascent Protein AMA

Megan JoosteBlog, Health and Wellness, Perspective

Christan McCaffrey is already being lauded as the “new face of the Carolina Panthers.” He’s quickly become one of the team’s key leaders after signing a four-year, $64 million contract extension in April, making him the highest-paid running back in NFL history and all-around Good Guy. He is known for his “welcome texts” whenever a new player joins the team, … Read More

Five Things Your Marketing Team Can Do Now to Best Prepare for the Post-Pandemic Economy

John KadlicBlog, Marketing, Perspective

Since early March 2020, much of American enterprise has been at a near-standstill. While there is no on-off switch to the national economy, there is an indication that the “dimmer” is slowly moving its way to “on,” with governors in several states laying out plans for a phased lifting of restrictions based on the guidance of their health officials. We … Read More

Three Ways to Maximize Brand Awareness During a Recession

Wyeth LeemonBlog, Marketing, PPC, SEO

The Digital Marketing landscape is rapidly changing under the economic pressure of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Agencies and Brands have needed to be agile to stay ahead of shifts and trends that could have a significant impact on client goals. From our work to help some of the leading health, wellness, and lifestyle brands across the country navigate these uncertain times, … Read More

Rocky Mountain Health Plan’s Film Content a Finalist at Brand Film Awards

Megan JoosteHealthcare, News/Press

Blood, a film by Rocky Mountain Health Plans with agency partner Parallel Path and film partner Roos Brothers and Greenpoint Pictures, has been named a 2020 finalist at the Brand Film Awards. The film, part of the 3-year award-winning Life on the Western Slopes (LOWS) campaign series, tells the stunning story of Andy Blood, who became paraplegic after a 2004 … Read More

Health Food Brands: Reach More Customers With Detailed Product Pages

Megan JoosteBlog, Health and Wellness

People can’t buy products they can’t find. For CPG brands across health and wellness, being easily found by your target audience means having relevant content on your product pages that matches user search intent. In this blog, we explain how you can improve your ranking for flavor, variety, and size modified searches by:  Creating product detail pages targeting those individual … Read More

Diet & Nutrition Search Trends Today, in Light of The Coronavirus Pandemic

Tess TaylorBlog, Health and Wellness, SEO

The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has altered almost every single aspect of people’s daily lives in at least 177 countries (and counting) across the globe. As seen in empty grocery store aisles and “Not in Stock” labels on Amazon, people’s buying habits have drastically shifted right alongside the spread of the virus. Along with hand sanitizer and toilet paper (here’s an … Read More

More People are Searching for “Coronavirus” Than “COVID-19” Right Now

Megan JoosteSEO, Web Analytics

We are certainly at an odd moment in time, and today there are more questions than answers regarding the development of the Coronavirus pandemic. The vast majority of those questions are being made as online search queries. As news and updates on the rapidly evolving Coronavirus pandemic continue to inundate inboxes and newsfeeds across the country, many of our clients … Read More

Segmenting Branded and Non-Branded Keywords to Maximize Your Media Spend

Megan JoostePPC, SEO

Chances are, your organization is already employing both branded and non-branded keywords in your Paid Media (PPC) and SEO programs. But, the key to really knowing the impact of those branded keywords on conversion results is through segmentation. First, let’s define our terms. What is a Branded Keyword? Branded keywords include some aspect of your company’s name, such as: ‘Backpacker’s … Read More

How to Use Google Analytics Segments: An Illustrated Guide

Greg GarrisonWeb Analytics

Google Analytics offers a ton of up-front/top-level information. The way Google provides information and allows users to slice and dice the information works well for many cases. However, there are some shortcomings where utilizing filters and secondary dimensions can only get you so far, and on top of that, it can be relatively time-consuming. This is where segments come in … Read More

Does Your Business Need Facebook Brand Lift?

Wyeth LeemonMarketing, Social Media

Likes feel great, but are they good for the bottom line? While likes and shares are usually guaranteed to boost your mood, it’s difficult to gauge whether those types of social media engagement are boosting sales. Enter Facebook Brand Lift, which reports on metrics such as brand awareness and ad recall in an effort to cut through the clutter and … Read More

Partnership with Streamline Brands to Drive Next Era of Growth

Megan JoosteHealth and Wellness, News/Press, Web Design

Parallel Path is proud to announce its partnership with Streamline Brands Safesplash, Swimtastic, and SwimLabs as the brand prepares for its next wave of growth. Streamline Brands is the leading franchisor of swim school concepts in the United States, with over 170 swim schools in its network. Parallel Path will be providing a range of digital marketing services to the … Read More

Integrating Billboard Advertising with Digital-First Marketing Campaigns

Megan JoosteHealth and Wellness, Healthcare, Marketing

Billboards may be one of the oldest forms of advertising, but their time in the sun is far from over. With brands facing increasingly fierce competition for eyeballs on desktop and mobile screens, there’s a case for integrating Out of Home (OOH) advertising with digital marketing campaigns now more than ever. Rohan Oza, arguably one of the most successful modern … Read More

Human Form Fitness to Bring Personalized Health and Wellness Coaching to Parallel Path

Megan JoosteHealth and Wellness, News/Press

Holistic health and fitness coaching now offered to all Parallel Path employees. Boulder, CO., February 7, 2020 Parallel Path is pleased to announce the launch of a partnership with Ohio-based Human Form Holistic Health, Fitness, and Performance Institute to provide personalized health coaching services to all Parallel Path employees. The program is being offered free-of-charge to staff as part of … Read More

Health, Wellness, and Lifestyle Marketing for 2020 and Beyond

John KadlicHealth and Wellness, Marketing, Perspective

Rise above the silos to craft winning strategies It wasn’t too long ago that the healthcare, wellness, and lifestyle industries were viewed as mostly siloed spaces without much crossover. Now that narrative has shifted, and the consumers expect the integration of health, wellness, and lifestyle as they seek a more holistic view of wellbeing. For those in health, wellness, and … Read More

New Electrolyte and Protein-Packed Beverage Joins the Ascent Family

Megan JoosteHealth and Wellness, News/Press

We like it when friends make awesome new products. Today, our friends at Ascent celebrated the launch of their new Recovery Water, a refreshing, revolutionary beverage that offers 20g of clean protein and electrolytes — all in 100 calories — to help us recover from a hard workout (or just a hard day’s work). Ascent has been sourcing the industry’s … Read More

Helping a Leading Hospital Gain Unprecedented Paid Search Results

Parallel PathCase Studies, Health and Wellness, Healthcare

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