Where In The World Is Team Marketing Doctor? Location: California
After 3 trips to the West Coast in 4 months, we’re starting to wonder if we should open up Marketing Doctor Southern California! In January, our all-star team packed their bags once again to spend 6 days in the Golden State, and like all Marketing Doctor trips, our schedule was packed.
Flights, Camera, Action
Caroline, Michaela, and Janet arrived in Orange County late Thursday evening [but not late enough to miss chicken wings and fish tacos at the hotel bar] to prepare for Friday morning’s social media video shoot!
As an agency that specializes in elective medical marketing, we interview a lot of patients, so this wasn’t our first rodeo. But there’s something special about those patients that undergo a weight-loss procedure. Each and every patient that we connect with stands out, and their stories are always incredible.
Our experience getting to know patients and hearing their stories was so inspiring. The Marketing Doctor team had the pleasure of interviewing 4 rock stars over the course of two action-packed days. Each had a unique perspective and told us stories that we won’t soon forget.
Our first patient, an activist and public speaker based in Texas, lost a total of 80 lbs, and had three proud meat eaters convinced that we should all go vegan…and then go conquer the world.
Patient number two, a veteran of the U.S. Navy and reborn gym-rat, lost 70 lbs. His no-nonsense attitude would make anyone want to up their game, and he left
us with some great words of wisdom: “if you’re ready for the change, you will succeed.”
Our third interview was with a peppy retiree who lost 60 lbs. We were wowed by her zest for life and fun, sassy attitude. And she’s quick- she got to blogging about the experience well before we did!
Last but not least, we met a 5th grade teacher and mother of two based in Ohio. After losing 42.4 lbs, she told us that she’s a better teacher now that she is not limited by her weight.
We can’t wait to share these incredible stories with the whole world- so keep your eyes peeled!
After a successful 48-hour video shoot, it was time to switch gears. Next stop: LAX! (Okay, we may have made a slight detour via the hotel hot tub).
At Marketing Doctor, we sure do know how to live it up in Californ-I-A! But don’t worry- we were back to work by noon, studying, studying, and studying again, preparing for a client pitch and a presentation at a national sales meeting…but we’ll get to that later.
Janet and Michaela bid Caroline farewell, then greeted a travel-weary Devon and Carol just in time to make our dinner reservation at our favorite West Coast restaurant, The Ivy!
Sunday was officially Funday, and we started the morning with an oceanside walk down the Huntington Beach pier! Of course, we had to stop for the most important meal of the day – breakfast – at 50’s-style Ruby’s Diner.
Up next, the thrilling conclusion!
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