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Promote your event on Facebook to increase attendance, buzz, and visibility

Are you using Facebook to spread the word about your special events? Whether it’s a National HIV Testing Day event, a World AIDS Day vigil, or your annual fundraiser, Facebook can be an effective way to increase exposure, engagement, and registrations for your event. “We create a Facebook page for each event and share it…

LIVE from Facebook, It’s AIDS.gov! Lessons We’ve Learned So Far

Since 2007, AIDS.gov has been producing video blog interviews with federal and community thought leaders at conferences and meetings in the U.S. and abroad. Over the years, we’ve learned a lot about managing production and handling the challenges of coordinating filming, editing, and posting videos across distances and time zones. But we always enjoy a new…

Facebook Live Conversations with HRSA Leaders about PLWH Leadership, Housing, and More from 2016 Ryan White Conference

Federal HIV leaders from HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau (HRSA/HAB) joined us to share highlights with us on Thursday, August 25, the third day of the 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment . HRSA’s Antigone Dempsey chatted with Douglas Brooks about the importance of public leadership by people living with HIV in our national…

Trends on Tuesday: Latino Users Lead Mobile Use in U.S.

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog, cross-posted from DigitalGov, highlights the Pew Research Center’s report about the usage of mobile devices among Latinos. We are sharing this blog because Latinos are disproportionately impacted by the HIV epidemic. Data around this population’s Internet access and usage can help reach them more appropriately with health and HIV information. The…

#RyanWhite2016: AIDS.gov supports HRSA conference

The 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment begins on August 23, in Washington, D.C., hosted by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). This year’s theme, Forward Momentum: Accelerating Access. Optimizing Care. Transforming Public Health., recognizes the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program’s unwavering commitment to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020….

Now You Can Message President Obama on Facebook

Editor’s Note: In 2012, the President released the Digital Government Strategy and one of the goals was to “Enable the American people and an increasingly mobile workforce to access high-quality digital government information and services anywhere, anytime, on any device.” Starting August 10, you can send a Message to the President anywhere, anytime, and on…

CDC Data Should Spur Action to Protect the Health and Wellbeing of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youth

CDC recently released the first nationally representative data on the health risks of lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) high school students. These data show that the approximately 1.3 million LGB youth in this country experience physical and sexual violence and bullying at levels 2 to 3 times higher than their heterosexual peers. Data from CDC’s…

Seven Ways To Create Social Media Engagement

Maintaining active social media content is a great way to increase exposure for your organization. But getting your followers not only to look, but to share and engage with your content, requires strategically using each social platform’s strengths to its full capacity. Your effort will be rewarded with real conversations as well as a growing…