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Creating a landing page on social media sites

by Robert Pleticha During some of our workshops, people have asked, “What is the minimum I can do on social media?” The answer is to at least create an account…

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RareConnect workshop during the EURORDIS Membership Meeting 2013

by Robert Pleticha The RareConnect team was pleased to welcome over 60 patient group representatives to its workshop on social media during the 2013 EURORDIS Membership Meeting in Croatia. To…

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Stay focused

by Robert Pleticha People Liked your page, or Followed your account for a reason: they are interested in the disease your page seeks to support. Don’t overuse off topic posts,…

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Adding photos to your posts

by Robert Pleticha Use photos, videos, memes, and infographics whenever possible to make your posts more engaging and share able. Just a headline and a link may not catch a…

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Promoting your RareConnect community

Why promote your community?   The RareConnect project is a partnership. The community needs your expertise and encouragement to thrive as an international space for people affected by a rare…

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RareConnect Badges

How to promote your Community Continual and consistent promotion of your RareConnect community is critical to┬ámember participation. When promoting this platform highlight the benefits of your community like human translation…

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RareConnect Privacy Checklist

We want to keep you and your health information safe and private online. RareConnect does not sell data to third parties or in any way share the information you add…

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Highlighting the best practices of moderators

Highlighting the best practices of moderators: Frank on the Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia community   Frank Davis is the President of the Spastic Paraplegia Foundation, a person living with hereditary spastic…

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Posting open questions to encourage participation

Discussions on online communities can be difficult to get started and maintain. Some statistics suggest that only 10% of online community members actually participate in discussions. So how can you…

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