Tag: social media

“Mine is Bigger than Yours”: Social Media Ranking and Scientists

One of the things I’ve struggled with during my online career is how to figure out what impact, if any, I’m actually creating with all my blogging, tweeting, and other online social media activity.   It […]

Social Media Tips and Tricks #2: Read Smarter

Welcome to part 2 of the series on social media! This series of tips will focus on how to make your online reading more efficient. Social Media Tip #4: Work Smarter, not Harder.  I love […]

Social Media Tips and Tricks #1

Hi All! I have been super busy, but there is such an awesome online entomology community of blogs and commenters, I know you aren’t starved for bug info. I wanted to pass on some tricks […]

An experiment with Online Reputation Trackers

You may know that in my regular life, when I’m not Bug G. Membracid, I have a job advising students, among other things.  In the spirit of “do as I say, not as I do” […]

A cranky old lady reviews Pinterest (for SCIENCE)

“People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like.”

ScienceOnline2012 Postmortem (and a book review)

When I got back from ScienceOnline, my boss asked me how it went.  (I was sort of AWOL from the first week of class, and she was not real thrilled about that.)   “It was […]

Entomology and Social media: the movie!

Well, sort of.  At the Entomological Society National Meeting, several bloggers and twits were interviewed about their experiences with social media. I also discovered that Morgan has a video of his talk on YouTube too!

Transcript of my ESA talk about Social Media

Sorry this took so long to create! This is the transcript of my Entomological Society of America talk that I posted last week. I have taken the liberty of editing and prettifying things up, and including […]

How to become an online social media goddess

As promised (threatened?) here is the first draft of my Entomological Society of America Talk. I will probably update this later on, and I invite feedback.  Clearly, I need to cut even more out to […]