Category: How To


10 Tips for Participating in a Twitter Chat

Each month we host a twitter chat called #WEGOHealthChat. #WEGOHealthChat is a twitter meet up of the WEGO Health Patient Leader Network minds, discussing topics ranging from advocacy goals to becoming a paid consultant to challenges in building communities and everything in between. Many times we get asked “How do I participate in a #WEGOHealthChat?” or “I’ve never…

March #WEGOHealthChat recap: Challenges in Building Online Communities

In case you missed our March #WEGOHealthChat, we've got this awesome recap for you! In this Twitter chat hosted by Barby Ingle (@powerofpain), founder of the International Pain Foundation, we discuss the challenges in building online health communities and some strategies for making them more successful! Don't miss our monthly twitter chats on the second…

How to Build Community & Engagement​ ​From Top Patient Leaders

Who better to help us lead a discussion on building community and engagement than the finalists for Best in Show: Blog and Best in Show: Community? During our WEGO Health Awards week, these finalists talked about their “go to” strategies for engaging with networks, what apps or tools can be utilized and the challenges faced when…

10 Tips For Building Online Health Community Presence

You have a blog and you’re pumping out Facebook posts and tweets. But, you’re still lacking on the engagement side of your community. Where do you start? Who do you reach out to? What should you do? How do you build online engagement within your online health community? During our Blogging 101 webinar (click to…

So you want to write a book while chronically ill? Here’s what you need to know.

Nothing is more frustrating than not being able to fulfil your dream because of your chronic illness. If you are one of the 81% of Americans that wants to write a book, you may be struggling to see how you can achieve that with your illness. It certainly makes it more challenging. I know, because…

Webinar Replay: Health Blogging 101

Who's starting a blog but doesn't know where to start? We welcome new patient leaders to the online health community, but we know it can be overwhelming to start advocating. What platform to choose? Where to buy a domain? How to create the perfect blog name? It's a lot! Join the WEGO Health Network team…
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