There’s always a question about what makes up a good professional presence for academics.
There are so many different sites which could be registered with and used, and this can look overwhelming to someone new to representing themselves online.
These are the slides I delivered for a recent Higher Education Academy workshop where I broke down the main different components which should be considered. The are hosted on SlideShare account for Thomas Lancaster.
One area I found particularly useful to go through was the different ways in which you can promote academic research using social media, so a number of sites related to that are included.