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Do’s & Don’ts For Growing Your Social Media Following

Social media is a great healthcare marketing strategy, but in order for it to be effective, you need to have an audience. We know that trying to increase your number of Twitter or Facebook followers can feel like an Everest climb, so we’ve put together a list of do’s and don’ts to help you gain…

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Top 5 Reasons Your Business Needs a Pinterest Presence

I’m sure that if you’ve been at this social media thing for even a couple weeks you may have realized you need a presence on Twitter and Facebook. Maybe you’ve even thought about being on LinkedIn to find like-minded entrepreneurs. Or, you’ve thought of joining Instagram as a way of gaining a younger following. However, have you thought…

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Gratitude: The Most Effective Social Media Practice

Ask one hundred people for the most important skill to develop in social media, and you may get one hundred different answers about everything from hashtag use to the best times of day to post.  I certainly have a long list of important skills I have learned from my #hcsm friends & mentors.  However, one thing…

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4 Ways You Can Build a Personal Learning Network on Twitter

One of the benefits of having an online presence is making connections with professionals from all over the world.  Many people consider Twitter as a way to comment on celebrities, or even as an always-on, instant newsfeed. For me it has another use: as a virtual Personal Learning Network that supports my professional learning and…

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