LinkedIn Advanced – The Next 8 Weeks [Worksheet]

LinkedIn Advanced - The Next 8 Weeks [Worksheet]

The set of weekly exercises in this Advanced worksheet follows on from the LinkedIn in 8 Weeks worksheet and builds on the foundation you set up as you completed the introductory worksheet. This Advanced worksheet focuses on improving your profile, helping you capitalise on sections you can add to your profile, additional features you can … 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 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

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

Visualising the Ratios of LinkedIn Profiles by Industry for Locations: 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?ย  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 [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

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

Academia.edu: I kind of <3 you right now

Looking at the source code on a page on the Academia.edu site and what’s this I see? ASCII art in the comments and a note that you’re hiring? It’s beautiful: I LOVE it.

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, Iโ€™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