New Year’s resolutions 2016…how did I get on?

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So, here we are, the end of another year – where did the time go?

Back in January I blogged my list of New Year’s resolutions. Now, because I’m a bit of a nerd and to highlight the importance of evaluation, I wanted to report back on how I’ve done. Continue reading New Year’s resolutions 2016…how did I get on?

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Do #hashtags still matter on Instagram?

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Using Instagram? Then you need to use #hashtags.

It’s advice I’ve been dishing out for years and continue to push to this day. After all, hashtags are key to making Instagram work; there’s no key word search so they’re the best way to discover content and, by tapping into the most relevant tags to what you post, they’re the best way for your content to be discovered and to build a following. Continue reading Do #hashtags still matter on Instagram?

The new John Lewis Christmas advert is exactly what 2016 needs

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I’m not normally one of those people who gets excited about the John Lewis Christmas advert – to be honest, I’ve thought all of the previous ones were overly sentimental boring pieces of contrived crap, floating along with an equally awful soundtrack. However, that’s not the case for this year’s effort.

 In fact, I would go as far as saying that this year’s John Lewis ad is nigh-on perfect fodder for 2016. Continue reading The new John Lewis Christmas advert is exactly what 2016 needs

We’re all at it – why there’s no need to make campus porn your dirty little secret

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Hello, my name’s Dave and, like many of you reading this, I’m a campus pornaholic.

How’s that for an awkward opening sentence? Continue reading We’re all at it – why there’s no need to make campus porn your dirty little secret

35 things I took away from #youth_conf

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Last week I was lucky enough to be one of the presenters at the Engaging Youth conference in London. I was speaking about Instagram and some of the things we’ve learnt using it at the University of Warwick.

As well as doing my speaking bit, I was also able to to hear most of the other sessions from the day – here’s a few things I took away from a busy conference. Continue reading 35 things I took away from #youth_conf

And now, the moment we’ve all been waiting for…LinkedIn is updating University Pages!

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Calling higher education social media managers – bookmark this Thursday, 15 September, right now! Why? Because something wonderful is coming, something we’ve wanted for ages…LinkedIn is finally merging University and Company Pages! Continue reading And now, the moment we’ve all been waiting for…LinkedIn is updating University Pages!

I spent a month trying to crack Snapchat stories – here’s what I learned

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Snapchat has been on my ‘to-do’ list for some time now. Sure, I’ve dabbled – mainly using it to send random snaps to my drummer – but had never really given it a proper go, until this August. Continue reading I spent a month trying to crack Snapchat stories – here’s what I learned

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