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Thursday, October 02, 2014

Is Blogging or Tweeting about Research Papers Worth It?

Via the Lindau blog:

The verdict: is blogging or tweeting about research papers worth it?, by Melissa Terras: Eager to find out what impact blogging and social media could have on the dissemination of her work, Melissa Terras took all of her academic research, including papers that have been available online for years, to the web and found that her audience responded with a huge leap in interest...

Just one quick note. This is what happened when one person started promoting her research through social media. If everyone does it, and there is much more competition for eyeballs, the results might differ.

    Posted by on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 09:02 AM in Academic Papers, Economics, Weblogs | Permalink  Comments (15)


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