Here are a few suggestions for ways to ensure your article is highly downloaded PRIOR to submission:
Source: Emerald Group Publishing Limited. (n.d.). How to... ensure your article is highly downloaded: what you can do PRIOR to submission. Retrieved from http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/authors/guides/promote/optimize1.htm
Here are a few suggestions for how to maximize the impact of your research:
Ensure your research makes an impact:
Source: Taylor & Francis Group. (2014). Promote your article Retrieved from http://journalauthors.tandf.co.uk/beyondpublication/promotearticle.asp
Get Noticed: Promote your article for maximum impact:
Source: Elsevier. (2015, April 20). Promoting your article for maximum impact — It's as easy as 1, 2, 3 (... and 4!) Retrieved from http://libraryconnect.elsevier.com/articles/2015-04/promoting-your-article-maximum-impact-it-s-easy-1-2-3-and-4
The tools shown in the video below will help you make sure your research is properly attributed and credited to you.
ORCID and Scopus: Manage your author profile (video run time: 5:15)
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Most publishers offer free alert services that will notify you when your article has been cited. Here are a couple publishers who offer these services.
A handful of publishers have begun to incorporate altmetrics - i.e. mentions and shares of research output across traditional and social media outlets - into their platforms. These metrics can help you present a broader impact of your research, such as a Twitter conversation generated from a paper presentation at a conference or the number of readers who have saved your article for reading or discussion on Mendeley. Below are links to details on how some publishers are presenting altmetrics to scholarly audiences.
Below are additional resources that highlight various aspects of bibliometrics and altmetrics.