How on earth is it November already? 10 months of the year gone and now Christmas is a very real and imminent threat. With that in mind, it’s time for my tenth roundup of good reads of the year. Continue reading 10 stonking articles I read in October
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!
Last week was one of my favourite days of the year – a trip to Birmingham’s Bond Company for the latest edition of commscamp. Continue reading 47 things I took away from #commscamp16
Last week saw more than 80 higher education folk descend on Brighton for the 2016 Case Europe Social Media and Community Conference, an event I co-chaired for the first time. Despite having confidence in the schedule my co-chair Steven den Boer and I had put together, I was definitely a bit nervous as we kicked things off on Thursday morning; would all the speakers be ok, would the technology work and, most importantly, would our delegates get as much value and knowledge from the conference as possible? Continue reading 59 things I learned at #casesmc 2016
In just over six weeks, I’ll be co-chairing this year’s CASE Europe Social Media and Community Conference in Brighton with my Dutch friend and fellow rocker Steven Den Boer and I’d love to see you there too! From 31 March – 1 April we’ll get through loads of learning, make loads of new friends and, if last year is anything to go by, eat lots of great food. Continue reading 10 reasons you should definitely be at this year’s CASE Europe Social Media and Community Conference
In case you didn’t notice, the 2016 version of the Six Nations kicked off at the weekend, meaning Europe’s top rugby union stars will be knocking lumps out of each other every weekend until the middle of March. While the games are always enjoyable (especially if they end in a Welsh victory!), another undoubted highlight is the chance to see, and hear, the best referee in the world in action – Nigel Owens. Continue reading ‘This is not soccer’ – communications lessons from Nigel Owens
One of the biggest social networks in the world sent me something nice in the post and I’m instantly falling over myself to praise them to the hills. Is my loyalty really that easily bought? No, actually, there’s a lot more to it. In fact, Instagram offers a fascinating insight into good community management. Continue reading Be nice: what a free calendar can teach you about community management