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Social Media Residency: What is It?

For those who want more in-depth learning, attend a social media residency. Just as medical residency is more advanced than medical school, MCSMN residency goes beyond basics to specialized learning within a collaborative environment.

Residency is constantly morphing to provide the most current content, but it generally consists [...]

By Dan Hinmon, MCSMN Director • April 18, 2019

A Facebook Watch Party is a showing of curated videos gathered into one post, on which viewers comment in real-time, much like a Facebook Live broadcast. Facebook first launched Watch Party to Groups in July 2018 and then all Pages and people in November. Mayo Clinic has hosted [...]

By Audrey Laine Seymour • April 16, 2019
Facebook. LinkedIn. Twitter. Pinterest. Instagram. Blogs. Emails. So many options. As a social media marketer, you likely understand the needs and content requirements for each but it can be overwhelming for our clients and partners to navigate. To help them understand the type of content that belongs on [...]
By Taryn Offenbacher, Senior Communications Specialist • December 4, 2018
These days, a smart phone is a must-have accessory when attending professional meetings and conferences. Attendees use them to snap photos of every slide presented, groaning in disappointment if the speaker clicks to the next slide before they’ve snapped a photo. Photos of the best slides get posted to Twitter. [...]
By Nicole Ferrara • November 28, 2018
Are you in eager anticipation of the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network Conference? If you have attended before, you know what to expect. However, if you are a first-time attendee, as I was last year, you may be a little bit nervous when you really should be excited. This conference [...]
By Dr. Katherine Y. Brown @drkatherineybrown • November 9, 2018

"MacGyver's persistence and the improvisational nature of his plans make him difficult to thwart..."

As social media and communications professionals, our lives and professions are intrinsically linked to technology. And technology has a way of demanding persistence and improvision. The Internet [...]
By Taryn Offenbacher, Senior Communications Specialist • October 31, 2018
Almost six years ago, the doctor told me I had thyroid cancer. “But don’t worry,” he quickly added, clearly noticing the color draining from my face, “you are going to be fine. You have time to find a surgeon, it’s not the worst cancer, and you have the GOOD [...]
By alekaleighton • July 20, 2018