Tag: Twitter


Social POV: Twitter for Patient Engagement

Since joining the social media landscape in 2006, Twitter has quickly become a ubiquitous part of our popular culture. Although it may be best known for witty one-liners, political arguments, and real-time breaking news, Twitter is surprisingly fertile ground for patient engagement. What is Twitter Used For? Each day, 500 million tweets are sent from…

Presenting the 2018 WEGO Health Awards Finalists

We'd like to congratulate all of the nominees in this year's WEGO Health Awards. Every year we are blown away by the nominees and this year was no different. Each Patient Leader and Patient Leader team brings a unique perspective to the online health community and it's been a tremendous honor to learn more about…

#PatientLeader Webinar: Platform Power Tips for Patient Leaders- Twitter

It's not easy doing amazing things in only 280 characters - creating easily digestible thoughts can be difficult with health stories and research! Yet there are some Patient Leaders who truly excel at it. In this #PatientLeader webinar, we're sitting down with 3 top tweeters in the Patient Leader Network to hear their best practices,…

Top 5 Twitter Patient Leaders to Watch

From 140 characters to a seemingly massive 280-character count, Twitter is ever-changing and ever-growing. Check out these stats: There are 500 million tweets sent per day and 330 million monthly active users. Currently valued at $16 billion, Twitter’s revenue is growing. Q3 2016 revenue was $616 million, compared to Q3 revenue of 2015 which was…

December #WEGOHealthChat Recap: Financially Supporting Your Online Advocacy

In our December #WEGOHealthChat, our host Brooke Abbot walked us through how to financially support your online advocacy. From sponsored blogs to advisory boards, the network talked about several ways to connect with sponsors and make some money, while still maintaining your personal brand. If you're looking for ways to fund your advocacy work, this…

Your advice to new Patient Leaders

WEGO Health is committed to amplifying the Patient Leader voice and it all starts with the first time a patient or caregiver shares their initial blog post, tweet or picture on Instagram. As Patient Leaders ourselves, Julie (WEGO Health Patient Leader Network Director), and I know that starting out on your advocacy journey can be…
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