Authors September 18th, 2014

5 tips for improving your article’s Altmetric score

A few months ago, Wiley rolled out the Altmetric service across all journals on Wiley Online Library. A common query we receive from our authors is ‘how can we get involved?’ This post outlines five simple things that you (as authors) can do to help improve your article’s Altmetric score. But first, let me address…

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Authors September 11th, 2014

How to maximize the impact of your published research

So you have published your research, your publisher is working hard to market your work, but how can you give your paper that extra push? How can you maximize the impact of your published research? Listening to our authors, we hear three key consistent requirements: 1. Authors want to publish their work quickly 2. Authors…

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Authors September 4th, 2014

The power of a hashtag: Twitter tools you need to know about

It’s safe to say that the explosion of social media has done the world of research a great service – not least in the way it’s transforming how we discover, digest and collaborate with each other on all things scholarly. Indeed, we’re now at the stage where we could feasibly question just how we ever…

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Authors August 28th, 2014

How to write a grant application

Most researchers in health and science come across grant applications at some point in their careers. In fact, many positions depend on them, whether they are doctoral students who require fellowships, postgraduates setting up relatively simple projects as they start employment, ormore senior staff who need to have a steady stream of research projects. Although…

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Authors August 7th, 2014

How to promote your research through blogging

With around 42.6 million new posts each month on WordPress alone, blogging has become a serious marketing and business tool. But why should you, as a researcher and author, spend time creating and writing a blog? After all, your time is precious, and setting up a blog, writing regular posts and gaining followers isn’t necessarily…

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Authors July 31st, 2014

How to produce the best English language version of your paper

There should be no barriers to getting your research published, yet manuscripts are often returned for English language and formatting issues. Wiley English Language Editing Services (ELES) offers authors access to a suite of services to help them prepare their manuscript – making the submission process easier. “My manuscript entitled “Microscopic Polyangiitis associated with Pulmonary…

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Authors July 24th, 2014

Ten things to consider when planning and running an author workshop

Author workshops provide an important platform for journal editors to communicate directly with authors. They not only help authors to get hot tips on how to prepare their papers to give them the best chance of getting published, but also offer valuable insights for editors into what authors find challenging when writing papers, and common…

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Authors July 17th, 2014

Networking for young scientists- how to do it and why you should

Networking is a word that smacks of “management talk” and fills most people with trepidation. However, anyone who has spent any significant time in science will admit, at least in private, that networking is as powerful a tool for career development in science as it is in any other walk of life. This admission may…

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Authors July 10th, 2014

So you want to create a webinar? Six tips for success!

If you are an author, speaker, or consultant you’ve probably been invited to deliver a webinar on a topic in your area of expertise. In fact, one of the most useful tools in your marketing arsenal is the delivery of an engaging webinar. Apply these six tips to get the best results: Know Your Audience Before…

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