The website Kudos offers a service whereby researchers can set up a profile, choose their publications from a database and add a short summary of their content (not the original abstract). How effective is

  • setting up a profile with Kudos
  • adding summaries to one's publications

in terms of making one's research better known? Is there any evidence to suggest that it's worth the time?

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    You'd be better off making your own webpage.
    – user9646
    Feb 16, 2018 at 11:45
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    I have never heard of this and I have also never been led to a Kudos profile when online searching for information on people giving talks or authors of papers I found interesting. Usually, their lab websites come up first, then Twitter and/or LinkedIn and Researchgate, depending on their activity on those platforms. That's it for any type of "online profiles".
    – skymningen
    Feb 16, 2018 at 12:39
  • I also never heard of this website. After talking a short look, I do not want to use it either.
    – J-Kun
    Feb 16, 2018 at 13:33
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    To the close voters: Could you please explain? Kudos is a website for researchers and ostensibly helps them spread the word about their research. How is this not in scope for Academia SE?
    – Robert
    Feb 16, 2018 at 15:18
  • The explanation is already provided in the "put on hold" message. We do not accept shopping questions. You are seeking assessments of a web site. This is a typical shopping question.
    – Nobody
    Feb 19, 2018 at 4:01


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