Thursday, March 31, 2011

Social Media and Medical Practice III


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Many social media sites provide developer instructions for building APIs which can be integrated into business or personal web sites. FACEBOOK DEVELOPERS allow you to build your own social and personalized web.

Companies are proliferating, all offering a complete API interface piggy-backed onto a business web presenc e. Some of the offerings include:  GNIP. SHAREAHOLIC, SNAPLOGIC, JIVE, OPUS, PRACTICE FUSION

Owning your Name, a Practice’s Facebook Page. Like domain names facebook titles are valuable commodities. Think about having your unique Facebook, Twitter and other names reserved even if you are not ready to make the plunge.  Even if you do not use it, it can become very valuable if another practice or business wants the name, later.

There is also  another earlier form of professional social media sites, which are physician only, such as SERMO, , Doximity

An excellent source for finding programmers for your needs is Elance, a site dedicated to recruiting  freelance programmers and writers.

Social media glossary:  The Top 100 words & phrases in the social media dictionary

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