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Category: Social Media

THRIVE: Success strategies for the modern-day faculty member

A new resource is available to help faculty succeed! THRIVE is a collection of more than 50 ideas for fast, focused professional development, created by experts across UNMC — the people who walk in your shoes. One- to two-page briefs were designed to be absorbed and implemented immediately in your work as an educator, clinician, […]

Oct 16, 2019

Infographic: 10 Commandments of #SoMe

Social media is growing in popularity as ways to increase an individual’s professional brand. If you are going to use social media, make sure to follow these guidelines (view a printable version of the infographic): >> Download a printable version of the infographic   No ratings yet. Please rate this Sample rating item

Oct 10, 2019

Social Media Types

Infographic: Leveraging Social Media Using a #VisualAbstract to Disseminate Research

#VisualAbstracts are often shared on social media to summarize research in a short, pictographic format. The goal is to highlight key findings and attract readers to access the full article. Check out this infographic to see how easy it is to create your own #VisualAbstract (view a printable version of the infographic): >> Download a printable […]

Oct 4, 2019

Leveraging Social Media

Infographic: Quick-Start Guide to Creating a Good Podcast

There are many reasons to start your own academic podcast including: Patient education: create content to answer common questions patients ask Learner education: figure out what topics could augment trainee experience or what pieces of existing lecture could be converted Continuing education: see what topics would be of interest to your peers Community building: do something on […]

Aug 14, 2019

Twitter Update: Much Ado About 280 Characters

As you’ve most likely heard, Twitter’s famous (or infamous) 140-character tweet limit has been doubled to 280. The decision has been met with polarizing response, with many users either loving or hating the new limit. What does this change mean for Twitter? How has it affected users so far? Take a look at the following […]

Dec 11, 2017

8 Tips to Grow Your Twitter Followers

Most likely, you’re not a celebrity. And, most content (no matter how fantastic) rarely goes “viral.” Plus, since it is NOT a good strategy  to follow 1,000 people a day in the hope they will follow you back (FYI: Twitter will see you as spam and will shut down your account), how do you gain followers on Twitter? Never fear! […]

Sep 18, 2017

Grow Your Twitter Followers

5 Common Twitter Mistakes

It’s inevitable — if you’re new to something you’re bound to make a few mistakes. Twitter is no different. Here are the top 5 common mistakes most Twitter beginners make.   Download a printable version About the Author Megan Blusys is the Communications and Media Coordinator for Academic Affairs at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She […]

Sep 13, 2017

8 Tools for Amplifying Your Twitter Experience

On a basic level, Twitter offers you a no-frills interface to use. The base website will get you by, but there are many ways to improve how you manage your Twitter interests. Check out these great services that can make Twitter more effective and better tailored to suit your needs. Tweetdeck Tweetdeck gives a more expansive […]

Sep 8, 2017

#Hashtags: The Gateway to Twitter Connections

The dictionary defines a hashtag as a word or phrase preceded by a hash or pound sign (#) and used to identify messages on a specific topic. But it is so much more than that. Hashtags are your gateway to connecting with people on Twitter to expand your digital reach and influence. Here’s everything you need […]

Aug 23, 2017

Twitter Basics: Lingo and Home Page 101

Need help understanding the words commonly used on Twitter? Confused about what you’re seeing on your home page and how to navigate it? Then check out this Twitter Basics guide, which covers need-to-know Twitter lingo and breaks down what each icon and section of your home page mean. And if you’re just starting out, make sure to check […]

Aug 17, 2017

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