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How This Leading Medical Device Company Increased Leads through Social Listening


Custom Dashboards 


 Real-time data monitors.

600 %

Increase in Social Mentions

35 %

Increase in Brand Sentiment Score

The Big Picture

37 custom dashboards. 24 real-time data monitors. 5 competitive monitors — and counting.

Over the course of a year and a half, the Neurovascular division of this leading medical device and technology company, developed an evergreen partnership with Reputation. This partnership allowed them to create a robust social listening strategy that has helped shape their  ‘customer-focused’ mission. 

With Reputation Listen, the medical device company now has an arsenal of tools to shape messaging based on physicians’ social behavior, track market trends to influence successful product innovations, and monitor the competitive landscape for relevant marketing strategies. They went from a single source viewpoint of online feedback to seeing the full picture in real-time. 

Reputation is one source of data that was never previously accessed that we can use to answer any of our questions, at any time.”

The Client

This story outlines one of the world’s leading medical technology companies, delivering life-saving products for Surgical, Neurotechnology, Orthopedics and Spine divisions. The Neurovascular team specializing in physician products for stroke and aneurysm patients, has undergone a unique period of growth, hitting a billion dollars in revenue and an increasingly competitive landscape. Additionally, while other product divisions skew long-established, neurovascular is fast-moving — products are newer, physicians are younger, the market is active on social and tightly interwoven, becoming strong building blocks for digital opportunity.

The Challenge

We know that the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the health industry in more ways than one. Marketing, communications and product management teams who previously met with myriads of physicians weekly for one on one customer intel and feedback were now struggling to just meet with a handful virtually. A small data pool means small insights (while so much was being said online, and missed). Internal discussions were overcome by the question, ‘How can we improve our voice of the customer (VOC) during the digital transformation?’ 

While investigating platforms to support the upcoming initiative, marketing teams were manually monitoring activity on social media. Screen shots from known physicians on Twitter and LinkedIn to piece together a trend story just was not cutting it. 

Comprehensive, 24/7 online market capture and an accurate VOC turned from a want to a need, and social/industry listening was the answer.

Everything physicians are saying is pretty important, and Reputation allows us to capture it even if they’re not on a call with me, talking to me.”

The Solution

Throughout scavenging for the perfect platform, the company realized that Reputation had a reputation that preceded itself. From social insights to competitive intelligence, Reputation’s suite of digital capabilities had them sold. Since then, implementation of Reputation Listen has delivered: 

Armed with above and beyond solutions to the VOC challenges, they have now implemented all industry and brand learnings to influence relevant communications on Twitter and Linkedin, ad messaging in journals, clinical benefits within sales rep brochures, all using the same language as the customer. 

The Reputation platform has quickly gained traction internally and externally, leading to a top-tier consumer-centric company. It can do the same for you. Their team says Reputation is like an “ongoing data gathering, information-collecting machine that she can use to make smart decisions,” and that’s just the starting point for the impact it can have on your business.

Every marketing decision we make has been powered by Reputation’s social listening platform.”

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