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This is where you can find posts about healthcare social media, integrating digital skills into clinical practice and guest posts from featured healthcare freelance writers.

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

By Carol Bush | Feb 13, 2017

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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The Healthcare Writers Network Featured Writer: Lea Taty

Featured Writer – Leondria (Lea) Taty

By Katie Bush | Feb 10, 2017

The Healthcare Writers Network is thrilled to present our first featured writer! Read below to learn all about how Leondria (Lea) Taty  is rockin’ the writing world and be sure to connect with her by clicking the icons on the bottom left of the page. Happy reading! Q: How did you get started? A: I first…

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My Road to Writing and How the Healthcare Writers Network is Making It Happen

By Guest Post | Feb 6, 2017

Anyone who knows me personally or professionally, will tell you that I thrive best when I am seeking out new experiences; that I am easily bored when confined to the same nursing job for years, and that I am always in search of neoteric jobs, both laterally and upwardly. On average, I stay at the…

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Contracts: Why You Need Them & What To Look For When Signing One

By Janine Kelbach | Feb 1, 2017

Contracts. They can be painful, right? I’ve got you covered, but first let’s talk about why we need them. I had a pretty awful experience with my first condo. I was 19 years old with a baby and my landlord was terrible. It’s not uncommon to hear of bad tenants, but bad landlords aren’t so…

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Fast Facts for Freelancers: Creative Graphics with Canva

By Katie Bush | Jan 22, 2017

Serving as Content Marketing Manager for The Social Nurse team comes with the necessity to wear a lot of different hats, but the one I enjoy the most is my graphic designer hat! I like to envision it fitting perfectly and having timeless style 😉 Making things aesthetically pleasing isn’t just a preference, but a…

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6 Things Freelance Healthcare Writers Need Before They Quit Their Day Job

By Janine Kelbach | Jan 16, 2017

I will never tell you to quit your job. Why? Well, personally I love my job and I don’t see myself ever leaving, so I certainly can’t tell you to quit something you love. Even though I didn’t quit my job, I did decrease my hours, therefore reducing my pay, so I’d like to share…

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Carving Time Into Your Day

By Janine Kelbach | Jan 3, 2017

Carving time into your day sounds fantastic in theory; then life happens. Sound familiar? Trust me, I understand where you’re coming from! As a mother, nurse, and entrepreneur, time management is anything but easy. There is one thing all these hats I wear have in common though; They force me to multitask in order to get things…

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3 Goal Setting Tips for Healthcare Writers in 2017

By Janine Kelbach | Dec 20, 2016

As we are approaching the end of the year, it’s time to start thinking about next year’s goal for you and your business.  It doesn’t have to be rocket science, but it does need to make you think! You have put a lot of work into building yourself up to starting a business, and now you…

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Announcing the Launch of the Healthcare Writers Network!

By Carol Bush | Dec 18, 2016

No single thing in the last 5 years, professionally,  has been more important to my life than blogging.   It has changed my career trajectory.   It has changed my perspective.   It has changed my emotional outlook.   My first guest post as a nurse blogger was published in January 2012 for the Oncology Nursing…

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