Publish it(Paper, article, blog post, podcast, video….)Do something(Project, outreach activity, conference, thinking!)Amplify it(Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, blog post….)Building up your professional online identity
Principles of TwitterPeople write “tweets”: messages with <140 characters.All tweets appear in a linear timeline.
Principles of TwitterIf you want to read a person’s tweets, you “follow” him/her byclicking on a button (= subscribe).If someone subscribes to your tweets, they “follow” you.If you follow someone, they don’t automatically read yourtweets, they have to follow you first.
Principles of TwitterYou will be known as “@your_username”You can directly address people with “@their_username”You can “re-tweet” tweets from other people, which means thatthey are posted on your timeline with attribution to them.
Principles of TwitterYou can add a “hashtag” (#) before a word and it collects alltweets to that topic on one timeline.For example: #plantsci shows tweets about plant science.
Don’t be afraid to follow and interact withpeople – that’s why they are on Twitter!
Build your own little networkin which you support andpromote each other.
ResourcesList of science communication and socialmedia resources:http://extelligenceexperiment.com/resources -Thank you!