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.
Aaron Shepard is a robotics intern at NASA Langley. This feature interview focuses on talking about your science on video. Learn about Aaron's TEDx Talk and why he loves science communication.
PhD student Jennifer Adams @RunwayRedLA joins me to talk about what it's like to be an Instagram influencer.
Novelist Steven Dunn joins me to talk about writing, Facebook, and being yourself online: "Facebook is my playtime."
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.
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.
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.
In this interview I chat with scientist and STEM website designer Brittany Trinh. And this one's on video! Dive into this chat about all things websites.
Chris Cloney, PhD of GradBlogger and DustSafetyScience joins me to talk about how his grad school research blog has grown into an independent research company. Then he answers your questions about blogging.
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.
Jacklyn Lord manages marketing and communications for the Society for Scholarly Publishing. She loves pop culture and social media. We talk online identity in this interview and her advice for scholarly writers like you.
I love how social media brings people together. Check out my guide to social media for academics, including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube and more.
Taking a break from social media has so many benefits. And practically no consequences. This post is all about how it can help you.
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.
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.
PhD candidate Jessica Doble researches fanfiction and online communities in popular culture media.
We chat about Instagram, Twitter, and having the feed you really want.
I chat with Dr. Echo Rivera, who helps academics and scientists communicate through presentations.
We talk about using Twitter all day, jumping into conversations, and more.
Greg-Loring Albright is a 2nd year Communications and Media PhD student at Drexel University.
We talk about game design, Twitter, and social media life.
Meet Leigh A. Hall, PhD, Professor of Adolescent Literature at the University of Wyoming in the 1st feature interview on The Social Academic blog.
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.
I see thousands of academics on Twitter every day, and only a fraction of them follow best communication practices for providing the information your students, colleagues, and potential editors need to find you and your work. Check out my list of tips for #AcademicTwitter!