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Emotional Marketing Blog 2020 Itching For Empathy

Itching for Empathy

It was a humid, ninety-degree Summer day in Indiana. Coach blows the whistle to end our conditioning training outdoors in the scorching heat. I was playing Division-1 collegiate soccer and those hot day sprints were brutal. As if being sore, tired, hot, and blistered weren’t enough, I had the honor of tacking on eczema, atopic…
Guide to Patient Culture on Social Media

2020 Guide to Patient Culture on Social Media

Patient culture will bloom wherever it’s planted. It started on message boards and trickled into Facebook Groups, it spread across twitter and broke through your Instagram feed, it wove it’s way through Reddit threads and has even erupted across TikTok. Every platform has a purpose, a mission, a community shouting to be heard in 120…
WEGO Health Pauses Facebook Advertising

WEGO Health Pauses Facebook Advertising

WEGO Health’s Patient Leader members rely on social media, and Facebook especially, for their work supporting their patient communities. A few months ago, we polled our members about Facebook’s privacy issues, and 93% felt their connection to their Facebook patient communities was too important to abandon. But to keep those communities safe, Facebook needs to…
Patient Influencers and The Impact of Authenticity

The Patient Perspective: Patient Influencers and The Impact of Authenticity

As any patient will tell you, there’s nothing like out of touch, unsolicited medical advice from companies to get them to slam the door in your face. When you’re sick and you’re trying to decide how to manage it — there’s simply nothing more infuriating than a tone-deaf portrayal of your illness in a commercial…

Our Plan to Help Fight Racial Injustice in America

WEGO Health recently shared with you our support for the #BlackLivesMatter movement and against racial injustice. As a platform dedicated to the amplification of often-unheard patient voices, we at WEGO Health recognize the importance of raising our own voice when we see injustices occurring across our country. WEGO Health stands with our Black audience, colleagues,…

Top Questions from Pharma Marketers for Patient Leaders 2020: The COVID-19 Edition

“Unprecedented times.” Without further explanation, the reference is clear. 2020 isn’t halfway through and already we’re living in a different world than that of 2019. Marketing plans haven’t just been disrupted, they’ve been overturned, just as all of our lives have. What patients and their communities were concerned about a mere five months ago has…
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