Month: April 2012


#HAchat Recap: Which came first: the blogger or the writer?

[caption id="attachment_4384" align="alignright" width="199" caption="Image credit: jpaxoneyes on Flickr"][/caption] tmana: In short, we write in any medium and form, and to any forum, in which our voices can be heard and people will hear and (re)act #hachat   We’ve always wondered what made Health Activists start blogging. We know that keeping a journal can be…

HAWMC Day 26

  Health Tagline. It’s day 26, are your hands sore from all the typing yet? Don’t worry, today’s post is meant to be short. However, it’s not promising to be an easy one, as great taglines are an art form themselves. A tagline is a clear and concise statement promoting what one has to offer.…

HAWMC Day 25

  Third person post. Today is an exercise in stepping out of our typical blog-voice of first person or second person. As bloggers in the health community - one of our strengths is speaking from our experiences and drawing from our own perspectives. It's what makes our blogs so treasured by our readers - and…

Meet The HAAwards Winners: Erika of Colontown

The Health Activist Awards were a great way to meet new Health Activists one of whom was Rookie of the Year Award winner Erika Hanson Brown, Mayor of Colontown.org. Erika has dedicated herself to raising awareness for the Colorectal community "The Face and Place for Cancer Survivorship" after her own experience with colon cancer. Erika's…

HAWMC Day 24

  Health Mascot. As a Health Activist, your voice is prominent within your specific health community. A mascot is associated with a distinct group or team. Branding your voice with a mascot can be an imaginative and gratifying activity. Here, you can pay tribute to your favorite mascot or you can create an original character.…

This week's #HAchat: All The Writing a Health Activist Can Do!

Image credit: shutterhacks on Flickr As we continue Health Activist Writer's Month - let's jump off of last week's chat on Blogging, and move on to... the great beyond: every other type of writing that Health Activists do (or could do)!   Whether you have a background in journalism, a love of writing long-form, a passion…
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