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Online impact
Martin Weller
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mickythepixel/4767910572/
Getting heard
Establish an online identity
Be a good networker
Tag 16 my secret identity by
chanchan222
http://www.flickr....
Some numbers
Blog (since
2006) – 300,000
views
Blipfoto - 92,000 views
over 420 entries
Citations - 1,620
Slideshare - 220...
Confession
• I don’t know what these numbers mean in
terms of impact!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ransomtech/9555643908/
...
Complementary process
link
links
promotes
automatic
publish
comments
subscribes
discusses
retweets
Research
• Lazyweb
• Blog as your own
record
• Feedback as you go
• Engagement
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mg7een/4550426/
Other
• Keynote invites
• Guardian events
• Book as staff development
• MOOCs
Challenges
• Open access is key, not always encouraged
• Takes investment to reach the pay-off
• “It’s not proper scholars...
Tips
• Get started!
• Find your voice/tool
• Give a bit of you
• Be a good networker
• Use a mix
• Don’t overplan
• Be ope...
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Academics & online impact

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Given at the Open University's communications conference to talk about creating impact online using blogs and others tools

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Academics & online impact

  1. 1. Online impact Martin Weller http://www.flickr.com/photos/mickythepixel/4767910572/
  2. 2. Getting heard Establish an online identity Be a good networker Tag 16 my secret identity by chanchan222 http://www.flickr.com/photos/cha nchan222/3219255790/
  3. 3. Some numbers Blog (since 2006) – 300,000 views Blipfoto - 92,000 views over 420 entries Citations - 1,620 Slideshare - 220,000 views (6 years, 59 presentations) Colored dice by sgs 1019: http://www.flickr.com/photos/visionwi thin/133942381/
  4. 4. Confession • I don’t know what these numbers mean in terms of impact! http://www.flickr.com/photos/ransomtech/9555643908/ I don’t know what these numbers mean in terms of impact
  5. 5. Complementary process link links promotes automatic publish comments subscribes discusses retweets
  6. 6. Research • Lazyweb • Blog as your own record • Feedback as you go • Engagement http://www.flickr.com/photos/mg7een/4550426/
  7. 7. Other • Keynote invites • Guardian events • Book as staff development • MOOCs
  8. 8. Challenges • Open access is key, not always encouraged • Takes investment to reach the pay-off • “It’s not proper scholarship!” • Not much of: stealing ideas, online abuse, conflict with traditional role http://www.flickr.com/photos/quinnanya/5893328472/
  9. 9. Tips • Get started! • Find your voice/tool • Give a bit of you • Be a good networker • Use a mix • Don’t overplan • Be open http://www.flickr.com/photos/kamranmeyer/9399451939/

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