GradeUs banner  below header new

User Tag List

Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  0
Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Member Since
    Sep 2012
    Corona, CA
    Thanks (Received)
    Likes (Received)
    0 Post(s)
    0 Thread(s)

    Avvo Becomes HealthTap for Doctors - Your Thoughts?

    I'm not sure how many folks deal with the medical community here on the forums, but I thought I would start a discussion anyway, just in case. I've always used Avvo as a citation source for doctors and lawyers that I work with, however recently Avvo dropped medical support and is now solely for the legal space. In place of Avvo for medical professionals they have created a medical community called HealthTap, which from what I can tell is a general medical community similar to RealSelf, which is more focused on cosmetic medical procedures. My question is, have any of you had doctors use the new site? I'd love to know your thoughts.

    From what I can tell NONE of the existing doctor profiles are indexed, which has me a little concerned about how well this is going to be as a citation source moving forward and if it will even be worth the doctors' time.

  2. Local Marketing Summit banner in thread
  3. #2
    Member Since
    Jun 2012
    Thanks (Received)
    Likes (Received)
    0 Post(s)
    0 Thread(s)

    Re: Avvo Becomes HealthTap for Doctors - Your Thoughts?

    Hey Mike, thanks so much for sharing this.

    Here's the link: HealthTap

    Since I'm into medical and Dental and if I was still working on clients this is where I'd be focused, I'm very interested in watching this develop. And I know many of the consultants here focus on Medical Dental, so this should be of interest. The profile indexing is a concern but maybe that will change.

    Anxious to check it out but right now all my focus is on waiting for the launch of Google+ Communities.
    So excited! Talk about the mother of all communities! Now anyone can launch one.

    LAUNCHING: Google+ Communities - This will be HOT for Local!
    Linda Buquet .:. Forum Founder, Google Local Specialist

    If you benefit from advice here... Please pay the community back by sharing on social OR helping someone else at the forum. Thank you!

    Don't Miss Important News & Tips! Subscribe to Daily Email Digest Here

    Note: Due to mulitple RSI injuries, pardon short replies. Typos? Blame it on "Dragon".

Similar Threads

  1. Overcoming Google Practitioner Duplicate Listing Problems for Dentists, Attorneys
    By Linda Buquet in forum Google Duplicates & Merges
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 02-17-2015, 07:21 AM
  2. Thoughts on PR releases for citations
    By Gio Greenard in forum Help & Support for Google Local
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-03-2012, 09:13 AM
  3. Check in Services- thoughts?
    By Chris Ratchford in forum Local Search
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-26-2012, 08:47 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Local Marketing Summit banner above footer new