What matters today may not be what mattered last month, last year, or next year.
Health 2.0 is a conversation. Which means that talking can only get you so far. If you want to be a good online conversationalist, you also have to listen.
Social media, in general, attracts far more listeners than speakers . As a rule of thumb, you can assume that for every person who posts, 5 will reply and 95 will listen to the conversation without participating.
This isn’t a bad ratio to adopt for your own participation in social media. Spend 95% of your time listening and the 5% of your time that you spend talking will include thoughts that are really worthwhile, because you will be addressing patients’ real needs and concerns. Read More