In this SEO podcast episode, Rebecca talks about the digital patient journey and how marketers should be mapping this to keywords and their website’s content. A digital patient journey refers to a patient’s online journey through awareness, consideration, and decision.
Rebecca explains how she took her own digital patient journey a few years back and how her online searches and keyword usage were modified as she progressed through this process. She gives a raw and honest case study of her own self-discovery, the investigation into medical terms, and the ultimate search for hospitals and physicians.
- Move past generic, high volume keywords
- Think through the patient’s experiences and thought process as they progress from initial awareness, through their own research, and then onto a final decision
- Remember that long-tail keyword phrases are critical to today’s SEO, since 50% of organic search is driven by phrases that are 4 words or more in length
If you’d like to watch the replay of Rebecca’s webinar of buyer personas and keyword mapping, you can find this on her YouTube channel.
Today’s Episode Sponsor
A big thank you to Ahrefs for sponsoring season two of the SEObits podcast!
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