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Live videos? Meh…some social media predictions for 2017

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Happy New Year everyone – how is 2017 treating you so far?

I had every intention of making this first post of the year a list of New Year’s resolutions – like I did 12 months ago – but, after sitting down to write them, well… Continue reading Live videos? Meh…some social media predictions for 2017

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?

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

14 awesome articles & an inspired infographic I enjoyed in July

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Another month bites the dust. Some how we’re in August and the football season is about to start again. I know I say this every month, but 2016 really is flying by – anyway, time for my usual roundup of great reading that you might have missed. Continue reading 14 awesome articles & an inspired infographic I enjoyed in July

Macebearers, mortarboards and millions of impressions – how Warwick nailed its graduation coverage on social media

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Last week campus was awash with the unmistakable buzz of our summer degree ceremonies – six days where excited students descend on campus with their families and friends to make the journey from graduand to graduate. It’s easily one of the best weeks of the year and the positivity that fills the air all week also spreads onto social media. Continue reading Macebearers, mortarboards and millions of impressions – how Warwick nailed its graduation coverage on social media

29 things I learnt at #ConfDF – my first Discovering Futures Conference

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Yesterday I had the pleasure of heading down to that London to speak at the latest Discovering Futures event – a day focussed on using social media for student recruitment. My session was about Instagram (surprise, surprise!) and seemed to go well…thanks to those who sat in on it! Continue reading 29 things I learnt at #ConfDF – my first Discovering Futures Conference

15 excellent articles I read in April

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How about that, we’re A THIRD of the way through 2016 already – that’s a bit bonkers, isn’t it? Particularly when, despite the fact that it should definitely be Spring by now, it snowed last week. This year is a bit crazy. Continue reading 15 excellent articles I read in April