I want more impact online
Guides to generating more impact online
Our step-by-step guide to making a social media strategy, including an easy-to-complete template to help you get the most out the time you spend on social media.
Updated guide showing how you can drive impact from your research without wasting time online.
Our guide for University press offices to enable researchers to generate real-world impacts from the opportunities that arise from media coverage, evaluate the significance of impact from media coverage and work more effectively with professional services impact teams to provide a more integrated service to researchers.
Our guide to turning a research paper into an infographic in six easy steps.
Find out why starting a newsletter might drive more impact from your research than engaging with social media, and get 6 tips for creating a newsletter that people look forward to reading and act upon.
How to create your own podcast with no training, experience or money, and use it to generate res
What does your digital footprint say about you? Not everyone who asks themselves that question is happy with the answer. However, there are some simple things you can do to ensure your digital footprint represents you effectively and works for (not against) you.
When people Google you, are they confronted with a confusing array of different versions of you, including old and new, and work and home versions? This guide explains how you can quickly and easily bring coherence to your digital footprint.
Our guide to making or commissioning videos based on ideas that will make your research findings stick in people's memories.
We found that there are about 27 different tools out there for running online events. We focused on those that would be best suited for meetings of small groups, and those for running interactive workshops small to medium sized groups.
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Podcasts and videos
Mark discusses three ways you can evidence impacts arising from media coverage of your research, with a particular focus on understanding the significance of the benefits, rather than just focusing on measurements of reach.
Mark interviews Yamni Nigam, Professor of Biomedical Sciences, and Clare Lehane, Impact Support Officer, at Swansea University, about how Yamni got her research on maggot therapy for wounds featured in four episodes of the popular UK soap Casualty, watched by 4.5 million people every week.
Have you ever thought about starting a podcast? Mark talks to an academic whose podcast gets 1.5 million downloads a year and has spun off into a book series and live show.
Mark interviews Jane Mills and Jasmine Black from CCRI at University of Gloucestershire about how they are using social media to generate research impact.
In this episode, Mark interviews the brains behind @CECHR_OuD to reveal how she reached 87,000 followers in four years, currently growing at 150 followers per day, to become one of the most influential research institutional Twitter accounts in the world.