Social media and online publishing is evolving into a major communications vehicle. Beyond traditional media interactions, these social networks can bring real value to your practice and to your community. More than simple communications, veterinarians should know how social sites and online publishing efforts can drive new client traffic and even garner the attention of local traditional media. Many professionals see these sites as interesting but a potential waste of time. In this presentation not only will you learn current statistics on the new media explosion and how to join in, but also the real value to your practice. Learn how staff can manage the time burden and help your hospital take advantage of this exploding new means of communications, education and public awareness.