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Best Practice #3: Define Your Digital Goals

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Overview: Social media accounts are now what email accounts were in 1997: simultaneously ubiquitous and cool, providing free channels of communication to virtually everyone with access to the internet. With budgets shrinking, the public sector has turned to social media in the hopes of achieving important communication goals with less money. Incite studied public health departments (PHDs) across the nation to understand the time and resources they invest in social media platforms and compiled five social media strategy best practices for public health departments to consider and adopt.

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Overview: Social media accounts are now what email accounts were in 1997: simultaneously ubiquitous and cool, providing free channels of communication to virtually everyone with access to the internet. With budgets shrinking, the public sector has turned to social media in the hopes of achieving important communication goals with less money. Incite studied public health departments (PHDs) across the nation to understand the time and resources they invest in social media platforms and compiled five social media strategy best practices for public health departments to consider and adopt.

Best Practice #2 for Health Departments' Social Media Strategy: Define Your Target Audience

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Overview: Social media accounts are now what email accounts were in 1997: simultaneously ubiquitous and cool, providing free channels of communication to virtually everyone with access to the internet. With budgets shrinking, the public sector has turned to social media in the hopes of achieving important communication goals with less money. Incite studied public health departments (PHDs) across the nation to understand the time and resources they invest in social media platforms and compiled five social media strategy best practices for public health departments to consider and adopt.

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Overview: Social media accounts are now what email accounts were in 1997: simultaneously ubiquitous and cool, providing free channels of communication to virtually everyone with access to the internet. With budgets shrinking, the public sector has turned to social media in the hopes of achieving important communication goals with less money. Incite studied public health departments (PHDs) across the nation to understand the time and resources they invest in social media platforms and compiled five social media strategy best practices for public health departments to consider and adopt.

Moldovan Educators Present Social Role Valorization in Romanian for the First Time

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From October 16-19, 2012, a team of Moldovan educators presented a four-day, comprehensive workshop on Social Role Valorization. Although the SRV workshop was presented in Moldova before, this is the first time that it was presented by Moldovans in Romanian.

The SRV teaching team included Eliza Caus, Oksana Costandaki, Tatiana Oprea, Nelea Panfil, and Sergiu Toma. The workshop was led by Betsy Neuville, Executive Director of the Keystone Institute. She provided coaching and mentoring for the team.

Best Practice #1 for Health Departments' Social Media Strategy: Promote a Conversation

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Overview: Social media accounts are now what email accounts were in 1997: simultaneously ubiquitous and cool, providing free channels of communication to virtually everyone with access to the internet. With budgets shrinking, the public sector has turned to social media in the hopes of achieving important communication goals with less money. Incite studied public health departments (PHDs) across the nation to understand the time and resources they invest in social media platforms and compiled five social media strategy best practices for public health departments to consider and adopt

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Overview: Social media accounts are now what email accounts were in 1997: simultaneously ubiquitous and cool, providing free channels of communication to virtually everyone with access to the internet. With budgets shrinking, the public sector has turned to social media in the hopes of achieving important communication goals with less money. Incite studied public health departments (PHDs) across the nation to understand the time and resources they invest in social media platforms and compiled five social media strategy best practices for public health departments to consider and adopt

Beginning to Doubt “Pink” – Consumer Perceptions of Breast Cancer Cause Marketing

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Midway through National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, our 2012 Cone Communications Breast Cancer Trend Tracker reveals consumers are becoming skeptical about the intents and impacts of breast cancer cause marketing campaigns.

We Got Mail! … About Sustainable Palm Oil?

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By Paulette Frank, Vice President of Sustainability and EH&S, Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies

Remember when you were little, and how excited you felt when a piece of mail arrived and it was actually for you? And the bigger the envelope, the more exciting it was? Every once in awhile, a piece of mail arrives that brings back that feeling of wonder and excitement. I received a piece of mail like that a few weeks ago, at my office.

Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment Joins Forces with Butler Schein, Donates Surgical Equipment to Big Dog Ranch Rescue

Big Dog Ranch Rescue, a no-kill shelter, undergoes a makeover that airs on "Designing Spaces" on Lifetime TV, October 19 & December 27 7:30 a.m. ET/4:30 a.m. PT
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DENVER, Oct. 19, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment, an exclusive international supplier of new veterinary medical equipment, joins forces with Butler Schein™ Animal Health - the U.S. Animal Health division of Henry Schein (NASDAQ: HSIC) to donate a complete surgical suite of veterinary equipment to the Big Dog Ranch Rescue, a unique no-kill dog rescue situated on 28 acres in Wellington, Florida. The Ranch was chosen by Designing Spaces, a Lifetime TV makeover show, as part of their "Spaces of Hope" series.

The Gift of a Crisis

Brooke Miller finds her calling after surviving brain surgery twice
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Consumers Question Intent and Impact of Breast Cancer Cause Marketing

New research shows Americans increasingly skeptical
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BOSTON, October 18, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Nearly all Americans (92%) believe breast cancer is a critical cause for corporations to support, but just 26 percent feel companies have had a significant positive impact on the issue. Moreover, only half (52%) of consumers believe their individual breast cancer-related purchases make a difference, according to the 2012 Cone Communications Breast Cancer Trend Tracker.

Buying with Skepticism

Sanofi Canada Congratulates HPIC in Reaching $400M Milestone

Partners help donate medicines and hospital supplies to the developing world
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Health Partners International of Canada (HPIC) recently celebrated the milestone of $400 million in donated medicines and hospital supplies to the developing world. Donations from Canadian pharmaceutical companies include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, vaccines and hospital supplies. Sanofi Canada is proud to be one of the founding partners of HPIC.

Click here to read the press release about HPIC's milestone at the Health Partners of Canada website.

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