Is your online presence supporting your objectives?
Measure your impact with an impact file
Keep an impact file:
- Growth of followers
- Keep Googling yourself
- Blog analytics
- Website analytics
- Number of invites
- Names of useful contacts
- Number of interactions
Read more about this in chapter 9 of the online version of the LSE’s Maximising the Impacts of Your Research: A Handbook for Social Scientists, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License
Collect analytics and social media metrics
- Simon Tanner: The Balanced Value Impact Model
- Culture24: Measure your impact online
- Social Media channel tracking tools include:
Altmetric can be a useful tool for researchers.
An in depth look at these metrics
Read this introduction to altmetrics for librarians, researchers and academics from the CILIP Blog, 25 April 2016, by Andy Tattersall.
Please read the other posts in this blog about writing for impact.