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Marketing a Medical Records and Billing Training Business

It's becoming more and more difficult for medical records and billing schools to rise above the clamor of the marketplace. Innovative marketing strategies may be your best bet for out-promoting -- and outperforming -- the competition.

Marketing is the bridge between an organization and its customer base. Build your bridge poorly and you'll quickly find your medical records and billing school cut off from the marketplace.

In this industry, long-term survivors build their strategies around a core of marketing essentials.

Public Relations Strategies

Public relations is more subtle, but no less powerful than a full-blown marketing push. For example, if you buy a premium mailing list and use it to conduct a direct mail campaign, that's marketing. On the other hand, if the Sunday paper runs a story about your medical records and billing school, that's PR. The art of storytelling is a core PR competency. Storylines need to be believable and objective while communicating your brand's strengths and value proposition.

Make Sure You Have a Good Business Sign

Good signage is a Business 101 concept. Even though medical records and billing schools are very different from each other, signage can be used by any medical records and billing school to communicate the company's value to their customers. Visibility, branding elements and other considerations are all factors in the design and size of your operation's business signage.

Given the fact that signage in medical records and billing schools has unique characteristics, avoid glossing it over as an afterthought. Make sure you avoid common business sign mistakes. The last thing you want to do is buy an expensive business sign and not have it do the job.


There are many different kinds of directories in which to list a medical records and billing school. Directory selection is often dictated by the market when promoting medical records and billing schools in a region or territory. Premium directories may or may not deliver the ROI you expect to receive from paid marketing vehicles. Do your research and make sure any directory in which you list your business is capable of reaching enough likely customers to make it worth the effort. Also, be sure to update your directory listings whenever your contact information changes.

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