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How to Make the Most Out of Your Reconnect ’22 Experience

With Reconnect ’22 just on the horizon, people are asking: how can each attendee get the most out of the event? There’s plenty of value in just being at Reconnect, but by coming prepared with an idea of what you’re hoping to gain and a post-event plan, you can elevate your experience and put yourself …

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Navigating Managed Care in Hearing Healthcare

I’ll never forget the moment, in 2009, when my primary care physician asked: “So, what do you do for a living?” Upon learning that I was on the practice management and business consulting side of the hearing industry, she immediately dove into ranting and raving about diminishing insurance reimbursements. Once she finally got around to …

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Leading Through Data-Driven Insights: How to Go From “I Think” to “I Know”

I joined the hearing healthcare field about 35 years ago, serving in a variety of sales, sales leadership, and training roles. Historically, it has been a relatively low volume, high margin industry. We have seen more change in the last five years than in the past three decades combined. Consumers have more choices than ever …

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Own Your Success. Control Your Destiny. Your P&L is the Key to the Lock.

Whether you realize it or not, your business has a report card. Knowing how to read it and regularly reviewing it will empower you to control the performance of your business. Knowledge is power. It’s a cliché because it’s true. The more informed you are about the performance of your business, the better equipped you’ll …

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Final Rule on Overtime: Everything You Need to Know for 2020

Last month, the U.S. Department of Labor published its long-awaited Final Rule to the “white collar” overtime exemptions which will go into effect on January 1, 2020. The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime rule determines whether employees are eligible or exempt for overtime pay. To be exempt from overtime under the FLSA, employees …

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Six Key Elements to an Effective Direct Mail Campaign

There are those individuals who believe that direct mail doesn’t work anymore, but our Associates’ numbers tell another story! Based on our practices’ data, the average cost-per-call is $247 and the cost-per-appointment is $442. Over the past year, direct mail generated an average of 40 percent ROI for our Associates. In fact, when it is …

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Master the data, better serve your customers!

Marketing has changed. Since 2000, essentially all businesses prepared for these changes with toll-free numbers and considered themselves ready for inbound marketing. Inbound marketing is waiting for consumers to call — or text, or visit, or click through to — your business. Use of the word waiting doesn’t do the concept justice, however. Inbound marketing …

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What You Didn’t Know About Marketing

Every quarter, we conduct ROI reports for Associates who share their marketing results with us. We then compile those results and look at the data from a broader perspective to determine marketing trends in our industry. Here are three interesting insights from our most recent ROI analysis that we all can benefit from. At 87% …

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Marketing Trends You Need to Know.

We all know that marketing can be challenging! At CQ Partners we want to make sure our Associates are getting the most value from their marketing investment. To do that we routinely analyze our customers’ marketing program results. Then, we assess the performance of the individual practice’s efforts against their marketing plan and provide recommendations …

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