Angie's List for Health Care Professionals?
Yes, Read On

By CLICK Staff
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 10:25 AM Eyecare professionals should be aware that Angie's List, a site with two million regular users searching for home service contractors, now rates more than 240 health and wellness services.

INFOGRAPHIC: What Are the Best Social Media Platforms?

By CLICK Staff
Thursday, August 01, 2013 11:00 AM Just as there is no one automobile that is perfect for everyone, or shoe, or even sunglass, there is no one social media platform that meets the need of everyone. The Visionaries Group a consultancy with digital media and ECP practice clients throughout the eyecare/eyewear field, said it knows you can’t be all things to all people either.

Just A Look Back at March: A Slice of Internet Life

By CLICK Staff
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 2:03 AM Ever think about the Big Picture of what’s happening online...? Nielsen, the global information and measurement media company, reports that March 2013 was a busy month for Internet traffic.

The Ultimate Social Media Event Marketing Checklist: Infographic

By CLICK Staff
Friday, April 26, 2013 11:00 AM

This edition of CLICK describes one eyecare group's special event, boosted by digital and social media.

An Infographic Shows How Mobile Health Apps are Booming

By CLICK Staff
Friday, February 15, 2013 9:45 AM More than twice the number of smartphone users used their phones to look for medical or healthcare information online in the fall of 2012 than the prior year. And the number continues to escalate as new ways of interacting and scouring resources for data come onstream.

New Keynoter and Courses Set for 'SIB' Virtual Conference

By CLICK Staff
Thursday, January 17, 2013 3:30 PM ROCKVILLE, Md.—Organizers of the first Seeing is Believing virtual conference, to be held Jan. 30 - Jan. 31 and then archived online, are anticipating that they will see an attendance of at least 1,000 optometrists, a mix of independents and corporate-affiliated doctors and practice staff, at their upcoming event.

Enlightening Infographic Illustrates Rise of Social Media in Health Care

By CLICK Staff
Wednesday, January 02, 2013 2:06 AM NEW YORK—Patients of all ages are increasingly using social and mobile sites to listen to and engage with others who are talking about health. An interesting infographic from DC Interactive, an online agency connected to Demi and Cooper Advertising, illustrates this trend. The agency posts regularly on its site and its blog about trends that guiding how health care organizations, physician practices and providers approach their digital media presence.

U.S. Online Holiday Spending: Online Spending Grows, And 'Green Monday' Could Break Records, Says comScore

By CLICK Staff
Thursday, December 13, 2012 3:45 PM RESTON, Va.— comScore (NASDAQ : SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, just reported that this holiday season’s retail e-commerce spending was up by 13 percent for the first 37 days of the November–December 2012 holiday season.

Speakers, Keynoter, Exhibits Shaping Up for 2013 Seeing is Believing Conference

By CLICK Staff
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 4:00 PM ROCKVILLE, Md.—Some 40 speakers, providing content, seminars and special courses, and informative product "exhibit halls" and "centers of excellence" are being put into place by the organizers of Seeing is Believing (SiB), a virtual conference planned for Jan. 30-31, 2013.

Speakers, Keynoter, Exhibits Shaping Up for 2013 Seeing is Believing Conference

By CLICK Staff
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 2:18 AM

ROCKVILLE, Md.—Some 40 speakers, providing content, seminars and special courses, and informative product "exhibit halls" and "centers of excellence" are being put into place by the organizers of Seeing is Believing (SiB), a virtual conference planned for Jan. 30-31, 2013. The new online conference, specifically targeting the optometric market, was announced back in July, and will use an advanced virtual reality conferencing software to deliver information and showcase products and services for attendees, its aim to teach practitioners about the power of online tools, techniques and technology.

Just recently, VM's CLICK has learned that all optometric students will now be provided free registration for the two-day event due to a sponsorship from Walmart and Sam's Club. In addition, SIB's keynote speaker will be Edward Zuckerberg, DDS, whose presentation is being sponsored by SolutionReach.

What Do People Do On Facebook?

By CLICK Staff
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 9:00 AM NEW YORK—The emergence of social network sites has transformed personal and professional communications. Insights into popular sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and MySpace, can be analyzed by age group, where people live (urban, suburban, rural locations) and income level, as well as other ‘social’ or psychographic information. In an extensive report, The Pew Internet & American Life Project’s study on Social Networking Sites and Our Lives delves into the impact on people of all groups.

World Sight Day – Oct. 11

By CLICK Staff
Thursday, September 27, 2012 10:30 AM Dozens of companies within the optical industry, thousands of practitioners around the country and the world are gearing up to take an active part in World Sight Day – and encourage their patients and employees to do the same. World Sight Day 2012 is Oct. 11.

Digital Media Is Key to Reaching Your Multicultural Patients

By CLICK Staff
Thursday, September 27, 2012 9:53 AM NEW YORK—As the diversity of the U.S. population continues to be one of the most important business and healthcare trends in recent decades, it's important that eyecare professionals learn more about how to serve multicultural patient populations – Asian Americans, Hispanics, and African-Americans among them – in their local communities.

One-Quarter of Americans Will Use Mobile Social Networks This Year

By CLICK Staff
Monday, August 13, 2012 9:00 AM

NEW YORK—Social networking, aided by the widespread adoption of smartphones in the US, is quickly making the jump to mobile, according to eMarketer estimates.

By the end of this year, nearly 82 million U.S. mobile users will use a social networking site on their phone at least monthly, or more than a quarter of the total U.S population.

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