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How Twitter Users Feel About Their Jobs (Report)

SocialTimes Twitter

There are lots of compounding factors that play into how people feel about their jobs, including location, industry and even whether or not they’re part of the emerging gig economy. Idaho, Montana and North Dakota topped the states where people expressed the most job love across industries including heavy equipment operator, carpenter and technical-support representative.

What Social Strategizing Means in the Biotech Industry

Simply Measured

Physicians look to social to increase their knowledge base, while also sharing their own work and what they’ve learned from medical conferences. *  This creates tremendous opportunity for the biopharmaceutical industry to be a part of these conversations and help educate both patients and healthcare professionals. So, what does social strategizing mean in the biotech industry?

How To Kill Relationships With A Slap In The Face

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali How To Kill Relationships With A Slap In The Face January 7th, 2011 Tweet Tell me when Last April, I was approached to speak at a PR conference targeted to health care professionals by a former vendor. Im very, very careful about verbal agreements.

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Seven Ways to Change the Perception of PR

Spin Sucks

Last year, after a run-in with a spammer, Michael Arrington , the TechCrunch CEO, wrote an article which painted a pretty scathing picture of the PR industry: “…we consider the PR industry, for the most part, the bane of our existence. Virtually every industry has a perception issue. The “Oil Industry” has BP  and the Exxon Valdez. You get the picture. In the U.S.,

Social Media: The Key to Transforming Doctor-Patient Communication

Waxing UnLyrical

Here are three social media obstacles health care providers face and the underlying opportunities each present. 1. Obstacle: Understandably, many health care professionals may avoid using social media for fear of violating regulations like HIPPA. News Health article. Your child has come down with a rasping cough. If social media and blogs in the U.S Education.

Hot Nonprofit Marketing Jobs This Week – February 16


Manager of Marketing , Industrial Designers Society of America – Do you know what industrial design is? Odds are you don’t, and neither do most, yet industrial design impacts our lives daily. We are a team of dedicated individuals with a common goal of creating a more sustainable, transparent, and compassionate jewelry industry. photo credit ). Jobs Jobs Jobs

7 Simple Secrets to B2B Lead Generation Titles that Convert like Crazy


At Aggregage, we see lots of content marketing pieces across a wide variety of industries. The following example uses a power word: The Ultimate Guide to Health Care Reform. Many content marketers seem to miss out on a key aspect of success – the title of your white paper, eBook, guide, webinar, etc. In this post, I’m pointing real-life examples of content marketing pieces.

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Is Your Online Community Changing with the Times?


Two associations way ahead of the open community curve is the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA). Both organizations offer open communities and social media platforms for anyone interested in learning more about the industry or checking out resources. Contact me for details! We like consistency.

Putting your best foot forward in PR

Sherrilynne Starkie

It’s a fun and informative evening of presentations by industry experts, and it’s topped off with a stylish fashion show by Suzy Shier.  It takes place on Wednesday, 30 May 2012 from 5:00 to 8:30 PM at University Centre,Room 216 (2nd Floor),  85 University Street in Ottawa. Related posts: Social media and health care reform. The Presentations. Presenter: Sherrilynne Starkie.

Three ways to stretch your marketing budget


Liz Scherer is a digital communications strategist specializing in health & wellness, nonprofits, regulated industries and agriculture. pioneer in the social web healthcare movement, Liz has been involved in moving the envelope in terms of health and gender equity and is a former board member for Health Justice CT. This is a guest post by Liz Scherer. Tech Community.

Updated: It’s Your Toilet Calling! What Germs Are On Your Mobile Device?

SocMed Sean

Some folks, like the 3G Doctor Blog are calling for a washable mobile device, especially for those in the health care industry. How clean is your cell phone? You’d probably be disgusted to know. Which? Magazine recently conducted a  test to determine which was dirtier; a cell phones, or a toilet flush handle. Guess which one lost? After reading the Which?

6 Resources That Will Make You a Better Storyteller

Waxing UnLyrical

Storytelling is a hot topic in the communications industry these days. Stories If you work for a health care organization, check out the Cleveland Clinic , Cape Cod Clinic and Kaiser Permanente brand journalism sites. Guest Post by Kristin Piombino. Stories connect people to each other and to their organizations. Give them a try. 1. “ Story ” by Robert McKee.

Change or Die | Fast Company

Buzz Marketing for Technology

They started with the crisis in health care, an industry that consumes an astonishing $1.8 They said that the root cause of the health crisis hasnt changed for decades, and the medical establishment still couldnt figure out what to do about it. Continued Levey: "Even as far back as when I was in medical school" -- he enrolled at Harvard in 1955 -- "many articles demonstrated that 80% of the health-care budget was consumed by five behavioral issues." Changing the behavior of people isnt just the biggest challenge in health care. Feedback.

The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Samantha McCain

Spin Sucks

After I transitioned from the Red Cross to health care, I took a break from ALL THE THINGS. What Industry Advice or Practice Would You Most Like to Cry Foul On? By Gini Dietrich Like many people featured here, I met Samantha McCain on the Interwebz. She is a Spin Sucks PR up-and-comer and, through that and the Book of Face, we’ve become friends. love that. Woe is me. 

Crowdsourcing Our Health – Using Social Media to Educate and Unite.

Social Media Strategery

Development Social Media Crowdsourcing Our Health – Using Social Media to Educate and Unite the Public Mon, Mar 23, 2009 Social Media “Social media on the Internet are empowering, engaging, and educating consumers and providers in health care.  THINK-Health Three different things happened to me last week that got me thinking about this concept of Health 2.0. 

#FollowFriday: Heather Whaling

Spin Sucks

We strongly believe in the power of nonprofits, the backbones of communities across this country — providing everything from social services and health care … to education and cultural enrichment. She’s a contributor to the  PR Breakfast Club , one of industry’s top blogs, and runs PRTini , her own blog about collaboration, integration, and social good. My first thought?

Mission Driven or People Driven?


We must maintain the posture of not   caring about revenue. Instead of the usual path of board committees and endless deliberations, the AAFP launched TransforMED  as a wholly owned subsidiary to lead and catalyze transformations in family medicine and primary care. Is your organization mission or people driven?  Are the two mutually exclusive or can they co-exist?  I am confused.

#MyPillStory & the Anti-Baby App: Why Pharma Can’t Afford to Ignore Women’s Health on Social

Talkwalker SM

Women’s health is a massive topic online. Surveys have shown that looking up health information is one of the main reasons why women use the internet. In fact, more than 80% of internet users are using the internet to get health topics, and about half say that information they find social media affects their health decisions. She soon received more than 500 replies.

Social Media: The Key to Transforming Doctor-Patient Communication [Redux]

Waxing UnLyrical

and will be particularly interesting to you if you work at the intersection of health care and social media. Here are three social media obstacles health care providers face and the underlying opportunities each present. 1. Obstacle: Understandably, many health care professionals may avoid using social media for fear of violating regulations like HIPPA.

Is your Organization Capable of Unorthodox Thinking?


Maccoby would call this an industrial- age model. Originally an online network for physicians, it tapped the value of physicians’ case-based discussions for industries that did business with health care to create a new corporate services business line. The New Competence of the Knowledge Age. The 21 st century requires thinking that is no longer linear. Sermo did.  

6 Powerful Social Media Lessons from Tourism that will Boost Your Brand

Socially Sorted

 We can learn a lot from the Tourism Industry when it comes to Social Media Smarts.  . Powerful Social Media Lessons from Tourism that will Boost Your Brand. 1  Be the Source for your Industry. Working with other businesses in your industry (even your competitors) can be beneficial to both. Let’s just say I have had a lot of social media lessons from tourism. Family.

Four Social Media Questions (and Answers)

Spin Sucks

With the recent Bureau of Labor Statistics list of the best paying jobs, it probably comes as no surprise – social media pros didn’t make the list.   “In fact, nine of the 10 highest-paid jobs in America are in the health care industry. Why do women care more than men ? Social media questions, that is. Is Twitter buying TweetDeck ? Dot com bubble 2012 ?

How to Leverage the 80/20 Rule for Blogging Success


United States Medical Care. The United States integrated the 80/20 rule in its Affordable Care Act that changed the way Americans as a whole accessed health care. government adopted the 80/20 principle to require health insurance companies to spend at least 80% of the premium dollars collected on medical care to improve the quality of health care.

The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Benson Hendrix

Spin Sucks

This has definitely been one of my weaknesses, especially in an industry and a career field where nuance and networking are so important. What Industry Advice or Practice Would You Most Like to Cry Foul On? We’ve let ourselves be defined by those “professionals” who are the worst representations of our industry. Let’s just say no one has ever described me so colorfully.

From The Industrial Age To The Networked Age

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"The industrial economy has finally run out of gas. Many of the institutions of the industrial society have served us well for centuries, but they are unable to take us forward. With Macrowikinomics, it turns out that the technology genie is not just revolutionizing the firm, but it's changing science, the media, newspapers, our entertainment systems and our approaches to health care. It's moving us from an Industrial Age model of government to something new, and it's changing democracy. industrial age. industrial economy. over a decade ago!"

Times are hard. Associations make the world better.


It’s good to know that AOTA and its members are out there now, providing resources for drivers, families, and health professionals to keep older adults mobile and active in their communities. Associations improve health care. The Pediatric Nursing Certification Board is increasing the number of Certified Pediatric Nurses to ensure that more children receive the best possible expert care. Maddie and I attended the ASAE Summit Awards Dinner a few days ago. It’s a beautiful event held annually in Washington, DC. We had drinks, wine and a three-course dinner.

Top Skills for 2016 from LinkedIn

Proactive Report

One agency had a stellar study on health care but when they first released it they got zero media interest. Data Mining:   Every company already has tons of data about their product, their sales, their customers and the industry. This list of the top 25 skills that can make you more marketable in 2016 and beyond was published on the Official LinkedIn blog. Campaign Management.

The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases

Adam Sherk

My list of terms could have gone on endlessly but I decided to cap it at 75 100 (the list is growing based on suggestions in the comments). A lot of what I have included is more marketing speak than technology or industry buzzwords, since I wanted to look at overused words across all industries. Gina Cuclis July 1, 2010 at 1:25 pm Your list is tech industry focused. Davina K.

Civic Crowdfunding vs Tax – Collaborative Government #Gov2

Laurel Papworth

compare it to social media funding, civic crowdsourcing and peer to peer industries. Look at the process: Nominating an candidate, getting local votes, filtering that vote into a bigger group, then up through the Houses, eventually to some kind of policy is very industrial revolution and not very information/digital revolution. Let’s have a look at. Petitions online. Petitions.

How Visuals are Telling the NAIAS Story

Convince & Convert

Health: JP Morgan Healthcare Conference. JPM16 takes place at the start of the year for a reason—to highlight all of the innovation that is to come to the biosciences and pharmaceutical industries in 2016. Realtime Today health innovation instagram JP morgan NAIAS president obama realtime today this week in realtime United Airlines visual storytelling zignal labsHighlights?

17 Tweetchats for Social Media, Marketing and PR folks

Direct Marketing Observations

If I have left any out, please drop me a line and include it in the comments section. 1) Hashtagsocialmedia -#socialmedia Of course I’m partial to the one I co-founded with Jason Breed Advancing the Business of Social Media every Tues noon EST. New topics & new industry thought leaders and A-listers host the tweetchats. Great discussions. 10) #pr20chat PR 2.0

Bayler Healthcare System Takes A Leap Into Pinterest: Interview with Ashley Howland (Part 1)

Diva Marketing Blog

About Ashley Howland is the social media manager for Baylor Health Care System. Healthcare, as an industry, was slow to participate in the social web. However, You’re right; health care was very slow to adopt social media. One of the biggest reasons for that are the regulations in our industry, i.e. patient privacy laws. . think Pinterest fills that void.

Don’t Quit Your Job To Chase Your Dreams… Until You’ve Read This


Too many times have I seen men and women chase dreams in ways that put their family in the way of harm. I can recount a number of new bloggers who quit their jobs to become full time bloggers only to find that their family no longer had an income stream or health care. I’ve seen marriages break down and tragedy strike as a result of chasing dreams without a safety net or backup plan.

The Only 4 Reasons Agencies Should Care About Their Own Content Marketing

Convince & Convert

If you’re pitching a telco, you damn well better be creating some brilliant blog posts about marketing advances in the telco industry. It’s a lot more realistic to build a following for your agency as curator of important content in health care marketing, or marketing for the bicycle industry, than it is to be the curator of insights about marketing in general.

When The Supremes Rang My Bell

Waxing UnLyrical

Because to be a part of the public relations profession… … working for an agency that does a ton of (great) work in the health care area… … be physically in D.C… If you’ve ever wondered what my politics are, you’ve probably been kept wondering for a while. Because I don’t usually talk, or write, politics. Those were the days…).

Asperger's and IT: Dark secret or open secret?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Industry - Automotive - Defense/Aerospace - Energy/Utilities - Financial - Health Care - Retail - Transportation - Travel - Manufacturing. To protect his anonymity, he doesnt want to mention his programming subspecialty, but suffice it to say hes a very well-known go-to guy in his industry. The Industry Standard. ); ); } else { document.write(); }. ); } else { document.write(); }. More Resources. Blogs Webcasts Quickstudies Security Managers Journal This Week in Print. Zones White Papers Editorial Calendar. Events. Research E-mail Newsletters. Blogs. Topics.

List of Brand-Side Corporate Social Strategists: Twitter Edition

Webbiquity SMM

It’s an outstanding list, categorized by industry including Automotive, Chemicals, Electronics, Telecommunications, and a dozen other sectors, but all of the names were linked to the individuals’ LinkedIn profiles—no Twitter links! You can follow Marshall Kirkpatrick’s entire Social Strategists list, based on Jeremiah’s list, here , but what if you want to get a bit more granular and be a bit more selective in your following? Here you go. Serious disconnect there.). Followers range from less than 10 (no, that’s not a typo) to more than 10,000. link].

Career Starts and Changes: Make it Count


Consider Health Care. If you’re looking for a great field to get into, you might want to take a look at the health care industry. As baby boomers get older, they’re going to need a lot of medical care in the coming years. Finding the right career path in life is often one of the biggest challenges that people face. Doing Your Homework.

Content Is No Longer King: Curation Is King

And, I fear - everyday a million junk-articles are published with mostly no information in it at all, or even negetive information, because people wrote false information, because they didn´t care about sources. Many channels had more then 5000 videos -carefully sorted and "curated" stuff - its all gone now. 15, 2010, 10:14 AM | 13,369 | 57 A A A x Email Article Email Sent! Im ready.

How to Write a Social Media Policy

Webbiquity SMM

Position the company as an industry thought leader? single-location restaurant or small retailer operates in a much different realm than  a large public company or an organization in a heavily regulated industry such as health care or financial services. Why is having a social media policy in place so critical? Essential Topics for an Organizational Social Media Policy.