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

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

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

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

Getting found using social media to build your research profile

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

Social Media, Research Ethics and Your Research [Presentation]

ellipticalpointofview RSS Home Social Media, Research Ethics and Your Research โ€“ 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

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

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