Posts Tagged ‘Connection’

Power of Social Media: Sharecare, Twitter and You

Thursday, February 2, 2012 10:34 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

One word to describe social media is engagement.  Social media allows relationships to develop and it fosters connection among the community.  A two-way conversation emerges and collaboration surfaces.
Twitter, one platform in the social media arena, allows real-time communication to occur in 140 characters or less.
Sharecare’s recent Twitter chat engaged the […]

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Social Media: Are you engaged or do you ignore it?

Friday, January 27, 2012 14:24 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Can health care providers afford to ignore social media?
Social Media Networking isn’t going to go away…

…and trying to ignore won’t work…
Social media is a powerful and phenomenal platform to disseminate valuable and trusted health information.  Are you engaged in social media networking or are you ignoring it?
Social media allows […]

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Connection is Critical in the Social Media Networking Space

Thursday, October 27, 2011 19:52 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

People engaged in social media networking platforms are using it to build and strengthen relationships, establish trust, network and it may get them a walk down the aisle.
A recent article in Harvard Business Review, “Social Strategies That Work,” author Mikotaj Jan Piskorski writes that dating websites collectively grossed       […]

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