Tune in to learn from experts why medical crowdfunding has become so popular and how you can run a successful campaign
What Is a Twitter Chat?
A “Twitter chat” is a virtual meeting of people on Twitter to discuss a common topic, sometimes called a “Tweetchat”.
Thursday January 23, 2014 from 11:00am-12:00pm PST
Where and How
Follow @Healthline on Twitter and search for the hashtag #CrowdfundChat to view the conversation. To join the chat, simply tweet a message with the hashtag at the end. You can also follow our community partners and advocates, @FundRazr and @BeforeAfterTV.
Healthline and FundRazr have teamed up to offer a new way to raise money online for patients with medical expenses in the U.S. or Internationally.Visitors to Healthline.com can now easily create personal crowdfunding campaigns, share them on social media and email, and securely collect funds to help pay for medical expenses and gaps in insurance coverage. FundRazr brings years of expertise in crowdfunding campaigns. Katie Stiles runs a popular YouTube channel, BeforeAndAfterTV. She leveraged her followers to crowdfund over $8,000 for a young boy’s battle with Leukemia.
What happens after?
After the chat, Healthline will do a news story with useful tips from the chat in case you missed it. FundRazr will also hold a one hour interactive webinar titled “Crowdfund Better Health with FundRazr”. You can register for the event here.
Bret Conkin serves as the VP, Marketing at FundRazr and is their “Minister of getting Attention”. Bret spends much of his time experimenting and measuring ways that FundRazr campaigns can reach more people. Past roles with P&G, BC Lottery and multiple tech start-ups have sharpened his instincts on what customers want and how to deliver it.
Katie Stiles is a videographer and editor has been a YouTube partner for 5 years now gathering 65,000 subscribers and 70 million video views. She was recently chosen by YouTube as Canada's 'how-to' Guru. As a mom to 2 young boys, she enjoys working from home, creating how-to videos for everything from crafts, recipes, makeovers, workouts and tech tutorials. "I feel pretty lucky to be able to do what I love and help other people at the same time!