Category: Digital Marketing

What We Learned at Swaay.Health Live 2024

Swaay.Health Live emerged as a beacon of innovation and collaboration, igniting discussions on the dynamic landscape of healthcare marketing. After digesting all the rich content and meaningful discussions, here are the top five takeaways we gleaned from the show that will inherently fuel Matter Health and healthcare communications moving forward this year and beyond: From all the great discussions that took place during Swaay.Health, one thing… Read more »

Making an Unforgettable Impression: Videos for the Top of Your Sales Funnel

Your business needs video. Video generates more leads, communicates a more memorable message and is shared on social 12x more than text alone – and because search engines prioritize content that includes video, more people will be exposed to your branded video than would be exposed to a similarly branded blog post. But here’s the thing: One video cannot meet all of your marketing needs alone…. Read more »

Google Says, “No More Cookies”: What Marketers Need to Know

Google recently announced yet another delay to the long-anticipated sunsetting of 3rd party cookies in Chrome, from the end of 2024 to sometime next year. While this provides more of a runway for marketers, when the change comes, it will impact more than half of all internet users – yes, you read that right. With user privacy in the spotlight, marketers must pivot strategies. How should… Read more »

How Case Study Videos Spark Customer Imagination

Picture this: you’re the marketing leader for a product or service. You know how much your solution has helped your customers reach new levels of success. Plenty of prospects are aware of what you have to offer but converting these leads into closed deals has been a challenge. These potential clients are considering working with you, but it’s more than likely they’ll want to see some… Read more »

ChatGPT vs. Google Gemini: Which is Better for PR and Marketing?

It’s been 15 months since ChatGPT’s groundbreaking debut and about one year since Google Bard (rebranded as Gemini on Feb. 8) joined the GenAI fray. At this point, it feels like every marketer and communications professional on the planet has experimented with, if not regularly used, this emerging technology. After all, much of the job is researching, ideating, proofreading, drafting, fact-checking, and fine-tuning SEO strategy—all things… Read more »

In-House vs Agency vs Freelancer: Pros, Cons + What to Consider

Your company is taking off – a growing customer base, some brand awareness and a team that truly believes in your mission. And to bring your brand to the next level of growth, you know you’ll need additional support. Your team is ready to invest in marketing and/or public relations and your faced with an important decision: do I hire an agency, a freelancer or keep… Read more »

Consumer Health and Wellness Trends

What Communications + Marketing Professionals Need to Know in 2024 It’s no secret the game changed significantly for how consumers view all aspects of health and wellness over the past five years – living through a global pandemic will do that! But beyond changing attitudes about hygiene and disease prevention, the growing spotlight on mental health and self-care, and the explosion in telehealth have had lasting… Read more »

Matter Names Jonathan Tress VP of Integrated Media, Helping Brands Hit Key Marketing Metrics Through Integrated Media Programs

Agency’s Integrated Media Team Helps Brands Deliver Results with Media Buying, SEO + SEM, Social Media, Account Based Marketing and More. BOSTON, Jan. 31, 2023 – Matter Communications – a Brand Elevation Agency integrating PR, marketing and creative services – today announced that Jonathan Tress will lead the newly formed media group. Under Tress’ leadership, the team customizes media strategies – leveraging a mix of media buying, search… Read more »

15 Tech PR Predictions for 2024

It’s that time of year: predictions season! From generative AI’s impact on newsrooms, marketers and media to major moves from cybersecurity leaders, Matter’s tech team offers its thoughts on the top headlines and trends to expect in 2024. We know we’re we are only scratching the surface here. So, what are your predictions for tech in 2024? What headlines do you expect to see? Reach out… Read more »

The Matter Social Second: November 2023

Welcome to the Matter Social Second — keeping you current about what’s trending in social media. This month is all about Meta — from generative AI creative tools to ad-free subscription models, we’re sharing the most important and impactful social stories from November. Click each headline to see the full story. Meta Previews New GenAI Tools for Video and Image Creation Via Text Prompts On November… Read more »

ChatGPT Turns One: What a Writer Has Learned About Her Biggest Competition

When ChatGPT debuted last November 30, my initial reaction was one of concern. And anxiety. Some stress. Certainly disbelief. And maybe a little bit of excitement. But mostly, I felt threatened. Generative AI could do it all, the headlines said—or, at least, enough to render my role obsolete in just a few years. So, I set out to learn all I could about the powerful new… Read more »

Six PR + Marketing Must-Haves for B2B Brands

And here we are – rapidly approaching the end of the year, taking virtual cover as Year End analyses, Q1 strategic plans and drafts of annual reports fly in all directions. ’Tis the season of discovering where we’ve been and deciding where we’d like to go. Companies across verticals are taking this opportunity to examine their unexpected successes, their continued challenges and how they will communicate… Read more »

Matter Health Conference Recaps

The Matter Health team was fortunate enough to recently attend two major industry events – SHSMD Connections in Chicago and the Women’s Health Innovation Summit in Boston. Both events gathered healthcare leaders, innovators and strategists to discuss the latest in technology, marketing and other hot topics. For those who weren’t able to attend, here are some of our key takeaways from the conferences. Women’s Health Steps… Read more »