Create a profile so that your research can be seen and connected to you as a researcher. There are many benefits of using these platforms, though some caution must be used with notification and privacy settings.
Some examples of these platforms are:
These resources will help you create a profile on the web that you can then use to promote your research
Academia.edu - The End of an Era for Academia.edu and Other Academic Networks?, Scholarly Kitchen, 11 Dec, 2013.
LinkedIn - LinkedIn Sued For 'Hacking' Users' Email Accounts To Spam Friends, Huffington Post, 20 Sept., 2013.
ResearchGate - Review of ResearchGate : Pros and cons and recommendations Open Research Exeter, 6 Nov., 2013.