Using Social Media to Promote your Article

By Dougles Chan:

1. YouTube

Content is no longer confined to text. It also includes user-generated and multimedia content such as podcasts and videos. We are seeing an increasing amount of traffic to our journal sites via YouTube as students use video as an initial way of researching a topic. If you have ideas for producing a video to accompany your article, let the journal editor know.

2. Other websites

Which websites do you visit regularly? Do you participate in online discussions, or are you a member of any groups that send you email newsletters or updates? Your article could feature on these – why not post a message to your discussion group with a link to your article, or ask the editor of the email newsletter to include a mention if it is relevant to an online discussion… Read more


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