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Finding Researchers on Twitter: Searching By Tweet (Content)

I’ve covered finding researchers by their Twitter Profile, Finding Researchers on Twitter: By Profile, so it’s time to look at finding tweets (and therefore people tweeting) by the content they share (tweet) and how to set up alerts for tweets. With the character limit on Twitter Bios, it’s likely that you will also find profiles to … Continue reading

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Finding Researchers on Twitter: Searching By Profile (Bio)

I’ll be giving a presentation on Twitter (and researchers on social media in general) to a bunch of computer security researchers, this week. One of the things I’ll be discussing is how to find people (profiles) on Twitter. And not just any people, people who are either: Tweeting about areas you’re researching Researching in areas … Continue reading

A Tale of 4 Researchers, a PhD Candidate and Me: If being found is important...consider where your profiles rank

A Tale of 4 Researchers, a PhD Candidate and Me: If being found is important…consider where your profiles rank

Given we’ve looked at the membership of popular professional, academic and researcher focused social platforms, it’s time to consider other factors that should come in to play when you prioritise what platforms to join. A crucial factor should be what platforms are likely to rank well in search results when people search for you. Basically: … Continue reading

Comparing Membership LinkedIn,Viadeo & Tianji, Xing, Academia.edu and ResearchGate

Comparing Membership For LinkedIn, Viadeo & Tianji, Xing, Academia.edu and ResearchGate (April 2014)

I’m gearing up to do some presentations in May, one will be an updated repeat of the co-presentation I did with ECU’s Research Librarian Getting found using social media to build your research profile, the second will be a an extension focusing on content: where you can share your work and activities. As a result, … Continue reading

Visualising the Ratios of LinkedIn Profiles by Industry for Locations: April 2014 [infographic]

Visualising The Ratios of LinkedIn Profiles By Industry For Locations: Anywhere, Australia, Western Australia (April 2014) [Infographic]

Now that I’ve recorded the numbers and percentages of LinkedIn profiles retrieved for each of the 147 industries for April 2014: anywhere, in Australia and in Western Australia; it’s time to update the infographic visualising the ratios.

Quick Overview: What industries are on LinkedIn {April 2014)

Quick Overview: What industries are on LinkedIn? [April 2014]

This is an update of the Quick Overview: What industries are on LinkedIn?  post I did in August 2013, looking at how many profiles are retrieved for each of the 147 industries on LinkedIn. There are now 250,000,000 members on LinkedIn (LinkedIn About Us (Accessed 28 April 2014)), in Australia there are now over 5 … Continue reading

Getting found using social media to build your research profile

Getting found using social media to build your research profile [Presentation]

Presentation title: Getting found using social media to build your research profile Presentation summary: Have you thought about your online profile? There are so many options that will help you to get found and network with others (e.g. LinkedIn, Academia.edu, ResearchGate and more). But where do you start? Do you know what option(s) will be … Continue reading

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Social Media, Research Ethics and Your Research [Presentation]

Presentation title: Social media, research ethics and your research Presentation summary: Social media platforms (like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter) represent incredible potential for researchers to conduct research and recruit survey participants. However the old rules still apply, along with some new rules too. This presentation looks at current and emerging issues in conducting research on … Continue reading

LinkedIn University Pages: The vital statistics

LinkedIn University Pages: The vital statistics

LinkedIn University Pages were launched 19 August 2013. Like most LinkedIn brand offerings (e.g. Company Pages and Groups) I am sure they will go through many iterations of functionality in the future, but 2 months in let’s look at what they offer universities in terms of features, functionality and performance so far… Features University pages … Continue reading

Tip: When writing tweets

Tip: When writing tweets

I’m on a bit of a roll with the tips, so it’s time for one about Twitter. Unlike LinkedIn and Facebook, there are no additional fields added when you share a link on twitter. There is just you and 117 characters… Wait, did I write 117 characters, not 140 characters? Why yes.I.did… In post, I … Continue reading

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