Social Media, Research Ethics and Your Research [Presentation]

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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 an activity update on LinkedIn

Tip: When writing an activity update on LinkedIn

Following on from my post about the limits on the additional fields displayed when you share a link in an activity update, Tip: When Including URLs In LinkedIn Status Updates, here’s one about the character limit for the LinkedIn activity update field and where it truncates… Character limit on field: The LinkedIn activity update field (equivalent … Continue reading

Artist Profiles on Portfolio and Gallery platforms

Artist Profiles on Portfolio & Gallery platforms

I still have to scratch that itch about the ways contemporary/visual/fine artists can network professionally and also be found by (and interact with) collectors and the general public…my post reviewing the quantity profiles of artists on LinkedIn in various locations didn’t completely satisfy my curiosity. Soon I’ll be looking at representation on the more research-focussed … Continue reading

Visualising the Ratios of LinkedIn Profiles by Industry for Locations: Anywhere, Australia, Western Australia [infographic]

Visualising the Ratios of LinkedIn Profiles by Industry for Locations: Anywhere, Australia, Western Australia

Having recorded the numbers and calculated percentages of LinkedIn profiles retrieved for each of the 147 industries in the LinkedIn Advanced Search feature in my post general overview of industries on LinkedIn, I’ve decided to visualise this information to explore the ratios of LinkedIn profiles retrieved for a given industry, in each of the 3 … Continue reading

Where are all the artists…on LinkedIn?

Having looked at the general overview of industries on LinkedIn, I’ve decided to explore platforms allowing artists to connect and to build their profile with the public and other artists across a couple of posts – for this series of posts, I have restricted myself purely to Fine Arts, Visual Arts and Contemporary Arts. Where … Continue reading

Quick Overview: What industries are on LinkedIn? [August 2013]

I’ve been getting a bit curious about the industries on LinkedIn and the ratio of people within those industries. There is no easy way to get a summary of this information and LinkedIn’s own Advanced Search feature returns idiosycratic results, as I’ll explain below. What we do know: 2 new members join LinkedIn every second … Continue reading

Quick Overview of Professional Profile and People-In-Business Focused Networking Sites

If you are an Australian professional and looking to connect with other professionals, either nationally or internationally, it looks like LinkedIn is your best bet so far. LinkedIn: Global: 200,000,000 as at last LinkedIn announcement 9 January 2013, as at today’s date (26 August 2013) LinkedIn’s About Us page states “Welcome to LinkedIn, the world’s … Continue reading