Advertising - testimonials and special offers

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Presenter: Ruben Mackellar

Ruben Mackellar will provide an informative breakdown of two problematic areas within AHPRA’s Advertising guidelines: Testimonials and Special Offers.

Testimonials – we will cover:

  • What is a testimonial
  • What are the AHPRA rules on testimonials
  • Examples of clear testimonials
  • What may not be a testimonial
  • Information on ‘control” of platform rules
  • Clear information regarding third-party sites – reviews vs testimonials
  • Common third party sites that are likely to lead to testimonial issues compared to those that may not
  • Social media and consumer comments

Special Offers – we will cover:

  • What is a special offer
  • What are the AHPRA rules around special offers or discounts
  • How do these rules contradict each other
  • What further clarification has AHPRA given on time-limited offers
  • Some examples of special offers that are likely breaches
  • Some examples of special offers that may comply
  • Some common conditions as examples
  • Where to place special offers so you can control the length of offer and make changes as required
  • How to promote special offers and your business

All provided material and case studies in this webinar will be presented with strict adherence to AHPRA’s Advertising Guidelines & Australian Consumer Law.

About Ruben

Ruben was the Communications Officer at Osteopathy Australia from 2017-2019. Previously, Ruben worked with large brands and companies such as GoPro, Fitness First, Danone, the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Seven West Media (Channel 7), Channel 10 and a host of other SMBs. During his young career, Ruben has overseen an audience of over 1M+ followers across all major social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin & Youtube). 

Disclaimer: Content correct at the time of publication.