Post has attachment
Researchers at University of Wisconsin have found a correlation between the use of #socialmedia to publicize a scientist’s work and the amount of recognition they will receive.

In the past, a scientist’s research would travel to the general public only if a journalist decided to cover it. With social media it is far easier to reach large numbers of people with news releases and aspects of the research, without having to rely on a journalist to multiply that for them, Scheufele said.

Post has attachment
How can we use #Twitter to bring research to the attention of journalists?

A number of studies have shown that journalists are increasingly relying on social media to source information. Here are some tips on targeting these reporters.

Post has attachment
Here's the UK Cochrane Centre's guide to tweeting at conferences- they came up with the #HAVEYOU mnemonic.

Post has attachment
A thorough and accessible introduction from #Hootsuite  on how to effectively set up your #socialmedia profiles for the biggest impact.

Post has attachment
A bit late in the game for the Colloquium..., but here's 7 tips for using social media during conferences

#SocialMedia  

Not my personal experience, but when analysing Cochrane Summaries analytics, it was pretty clear that the Brazilian Cochrane Centre is successfully boosting page views of Portuguese translations via Facebook promotion. In July, around 30% of all visitors came via Facebook.

Post has attachment

Post has attachment

Post has attachment
Social Media Checklist for a Cochrane Entity

Post has attachment
Photo
Wait while more posts are being loaded