Promoting your published paper with Author Hub resources
Cambridge University Press is committed to making sure your paper reaches a broad international audience in order to maximise its scholarly impact. Our marketing team runs regular promotions through a wide variety of marketing channels and Cambridge Core is designed to make your article easy to discover, access, read and cite.
We encourage authors to actively promote their articles to their colleagues and fellow global researchers. This is why we have gathered together a series of resources to help you engage with your readership, increase your visibility and make your article more discoverable online.
Please visit our main Author Hub website for more information and resources.
Author Hub guides
We have many guides to help authors learn about publication processes as as well as how to promote publications.
Please click the links below to download Author Hub.
Guides for journal authors
Top Ten Ways to Promote Your Articles
We know that academics and researchers are working in an increasingly crowded fields and that our authors are frequently asked to demonstrate the impact your research has had on the wider community. Using social media effectively can help you to engage with your peers and the academic community as a whole. In turn, this will help to encourage both usage and citations of your work.
To help you get started, here are Author Hub’s top 10 ways for promoting your latest article.
How does Kudos work?
- 1. Cambridge journal article authors will be contacted when their work is published to invite them to use the Kudos service. Alternatively, you can set up an account and 'claim' your publications at www.growkudos.com
- 2. Enrich your work by linking resources, such as videos, blogs, images, data sets, and a layman's summary
- 3. Get trackable links to share your work via social media and start tracking the usage of your work and the impact of your sharing
With more than a million research articles now being published every year, it's increasingly important for authors to help make their work stand out from the crowd, as well as being read and cited by their peers and by those in related fields
With this in mind, Cambridge University Press is partnering with the web-based service Kudos to provide authors with the tools you need to help maximise exposure of your publications, making sure that they are seen by your peers and the wider academic community.
Guide to blogging
Why should I blog?
Readers increasingly expect to engage with authors in an online community, and posting to a blog is not only a great way to connect with them, but it is also a fantastic way of increasing your fan-base and the number of people that follow you online.
Blogging effectively can help you create a conversation around your publications and interests, as well as being a way to structure your social media engagement. If you’ve always been interested in blogging, then read the Author Hub guide to blogging for more help and inspiration.
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Visit Author Hub where you will find:
- A series of videos aimed at authors with different levels of online experience to guide you through the latest tools available and the impact it can have in raising the profile of your work.
- Downloadable step-by-step guides to help you get started quickly
- Information on what Cambridge University Press are currently doing to support our authors
- Regular tips and hints to help you along the way and more!
Please visit Author Hub to find out more.