How to Save Time Doing Healthcare Social Media: A Primer for Physicians

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Followers, friends, and colleagues of mine often think that I spend HOURS doing social media everyday; reading, writing, and posting to all the various social media outlets I participate in including Blog (the one you are reading), Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+, and LinkedIn.


Nothing can be further from the truth.


Beyond writing blog posts which does take time… I probably spend about 30 minutes daily reading and sharing.


My reading lists typically is from customized Twitter lists I have created following users I find particularly interesting and helpful for my purposes to gain ideas to write about as well as share information that I feel may be of interest to my own followers, mainly on Facebook and Twitter.


Subscribing to RSS feeds can also be used, but I find customized twitter lists easier.


And I automate nearly everything when it comes to sharing to save time.


Here are my workhorse applications I use to save me time: Hootsuite, IFTTT, and bufferapp.

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