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Responding to Critical Feedback on Your Blog

Originally posted on The Daily Post:
In an ideal world, every post you publish on your blog would be received with immediate, authentic admiration. The comments would flood in: “So well written!” “Best thing I’ve read all year!” “Wait, is this David Sedaris’…

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Storify Highlights of SpotOnLondon 2014

My highlights of SpotonLondon 2014 I unexpectedly implied I worked for The Independent newspaper when asking a question to a panel on the first day. “Hi. I’m Jojo Scoble. Independent. No. I mean I’m on my own, not with anybody.” … Continue reading

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What is SpotOn?

What is Spot On London? SpotOn stands for Science Policy, Outreach and Tools Online, The SpotOnLondon event is held every year (in London, UK) and organised by Nature Publishing Group (NPG) who describe SpotOn as “… a series of community events … for the discussion of … Continue reading

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Not sure if you want to blog? Easy, just join The Conversation.

Guest blogging and go-for-it blogging. There are many many many blog spaces for professionals to ‘guest’ blog but you often have to be ‘invited’ by the editor of big well-established journal, perhaps once you’ve been blogging for a while you … Continue reading

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Blogging tips for the academic – from organising to writing

Academics are busy and always developing their organisational skills, now you have decided to write an academic blog and have chosen your subject <What The Blog Do I Write About>, below are some more tips and organisations tools to getting your blog written. … Continue reading

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Making Time for Social Media – Top Tips On Blogging While You Work

“I’m an Academic, I don’t have time for Social Media!” Many academics I meet tell me how, even though they understand the positive aspects social media could have on their academic career (see: Ten Reasons why Academics Should Use Social Media), they … Continue reading

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