What can academics learn about social media from reality TV? Jennifer talks about the new season of The Circle Netflix, sharing 7 tips to inspire professors for the new year.
Read more 7 Lessons for Academics Wanting to Use Social Media in 2023
How can PhDs use LinkedIn to invite opportunity for themselves? Dr. Gertrude Nonterah is a LinkedIn expert. Learn how opening up about her struggle to find a job with a PhD helped people. And, invited job offers and opportunities!
Read more LinkedIn for PhDs with Dr. Gertrude Nonterah of The Bold PhD
Author Linda Moore talks about her new book Attribution (2022) about a PhD student named Cate who finds a mysterious painting in her university's basement. We dive into how to get comfortable talking about your book too!
Read more Author Linda More on Attribution and Feeling Comfortable Talking About Your Book
LinkedIn is the best social media platform for graduate students. Get my top 8 tips for your LinkedIn profile!
Read more 7 LinkedIn Profile Tips for Graduate Students
Susan Heavey, Franziska Sattler, Nichole Lewis, and Erika Romero join me for a featured interview about starting the Academic YouTubers community.
Read more Academic YouTubers Talk About Getting Started on YouTube
Like, comment, and share: what's the best way to engage on social media? Discover 9 ways to interact with posts online.
Read more What Is Social Media Engagement? Likes, Shares, and Comments
Social media, collaboration, and networking are all topics from the 2020 YouTube live series.
Read more Live on The Social Academic YouTube Channel
You should update your social media profiles 1-2x per year. Here's a step-by-step guide to help.
Read more How to Update Your Social Media Profile in 10 Steps
Do you feel like social media is consuming your life? Hear from academics like you. And, get tips to spend less time on social media.
Read more Is Social Media Consuming Your Life? Let’s Talk About Digital Wellbeing
Social media stories are a limited time 24-hour social media post, and they're a great way to connect with your audience.
Read more What are Social Media Stories? Sharing Stories on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube
Novelist Steven Dunn joins me to talk about writing, Facebook, and being yourself online: "Facebook is my playtime."
Read more Writer Steven Dunn Talks Facebook and Community
A common fear or anxiety academics have about Twitter is that someone will have have a strong negative reaction to something you share. The extreme version of that fear: What happens if your tweet becomes front page news? Let's talk about what happens when tweets go wrong.
Read more When Tweets Go Wrong: Dealing with Negative Reactions on Twitter
Ruth C. White, PhD joined YouTube with the goal of getting on TV. Her 1st YouTube video landed her on The Today Show, and she's booked recurring TV spots since. Learn how.
Read more Ruth C. White on YouTube and Being on TV
Direct messages are a great way to have conversations. And that means they're my favorite way to network. Echo Rivera, PhD and I talk direct messages and social media for networking as introverts.
Read more Connect through Direct Messaging on Social Media
Check out my top tips for your social media profiles when you're on the job market. I go in-depth into LinkedIn and Twitter for jobseekers.
Read more Social Media Tips for the Job Market
Ever see the disclaimer "Likes and retweets are not endorsements"? Let's talk about what people think it means, the true effects of sharing on social media, and what to add instead.
Read more Likes and Retweets Are Endorsements on Social Media
LinkedIn is the top platform I recommend for grad students, faculty and researchers because it's all about connecting and building a network. Learn why and get 7 exclusive tips for your LinkedIn profile.
Read more LinkedIn as Networking Platform for Faculty and Researchers in 2023
Melanie Bruce wears many hats as a marketing professor and as an entrepreneur with multiple businesses. In the final academic interview of 2019, we chat about why that balance works well for Melanie, who says, "the research that I'm doing, the up-to-date knowledge that I'm gaining, that I'm keeping up-to-date from my academic position, that helps me be a better entrepreneur." We talk about social media, balancing academic life, and more.
Read more Melanie Bruce of The Leveraged PhD Talks Instagram
Let's talk about how you can use Instagram to network and find your academic community. Learn how to find people with similar interests. And about the interactive things you can do.
Read more How Academics Can Use Instagram to Build Community
Check out my in-depth guide to social media for professors, including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube and more.
Read more Social Media Platforms for Academics, A Breakdown of the Networks
Taking a break from social media has so many benefits. And practically no consequences. This post is all about how it can help you.
Read more It’s OK to Take a Break from Social Media and How to Detox
Meet the interview features of 2019: Leigh A. Hall, Greg Loring-Albright, Jazmine Benjamin, Echo Rivera, Daisy Shu, and Jessica Doble, Sophie Arthur, Walter D. Greason, Tomi Oluwasanmi, Lauren Smart, Norman Eng, and Melanie Bruce.
Read more Meet the Social Academics, My Interview Guests of 2019
This post is all about enjoying your time on social media. Academics and researchers are busy, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't enjoy your social media life.
Read more Enjoy Social Media? I Asked Academic Twitter Here’s What You Said
Whether you have a new book hitting stores, or are just starting on your manuscript, social media is the best way to get the word out there.
Let's talk about what you need to share your new book on social media.
Read more How to talk about your new book on social media
Every presentation or talk you give is a chance to make an impact.
Let's talk talk about the benefits of announcing your talk on social media.
Read more Share your Talk or Conference Presentation on Social Media
Academic writing takes a long time. Peer review is slow.
That's why it's so important to start talking about your project now.
Read more Share Your Academic Writing on Social Media with Process Writing
People tell you to join Twitter for the conversation, or connect on Facebook. Once you get there, what's the best way to ensure you have a good time?
Social media is a two-way street. It's important that you follow the right people to have a curated feed.
By following the right people, you take control of the types of content you are regularly exposed to. This is true for every platform.
Read more New to Social Media? Find Your Scholarly Network with These Tips
Studies of "documented the exacting nature of self-promotion," but the reality is, most researchers and academics are missing out by not connecting with a huge potential audience on social media.
Read my 3 Myths on Social Media and discover why you should get on board.
Read more Let’s Bust 3 Myths About Social Media for Academics
Researchers and scholars are turning to Instagram to share their work because it has more active users, and can capture the attention of both experts and non-experts.
So, what do you put on your Instagram profile once its up? Or, how can you improve your already active account?
Read more A Guide to Instagram for Academics
Get my top tips for professors on Twitter. Learn about how I joined Twitter, and why you should consider it too.
Read more A Guide to Twitter for Academics